Shelly Garcia is a veteran journalist and marketing professional who has worked with small- and mid-sized business owners for more than 25 years. As a journalist she had a front-row seat to the skills and strategies that successful business owners employ as well as the challenges they face. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, Los Angeles Business Journal and Adweek magazine, among others.
Articles By Shelly Garcia
Small business owners pay themselves using one of two methods.
Sooner or later most independent business owners find themselves facing down a client who hasn’t paid up. Use this step-by-step method when clients don’t or won’t pay you.
Learn about the types of grants available and how to apply for them.
Getting your business started with no money is easier for some businesses than for others.
When it comes to advertising, you must look beyond the letter of the law. The overall impression your advertising gives is just as important as the words you use.
The cost to start a business can vary widely from one company to the next.
Using your home address for your business is free, but doing so has its drawbacks.
How should you respond if you receive a DMCA takedown notice?
A business owners’ insurance policy is a one-stop shop that all owners need.
Unless you have the money to replace all of your business property, and satisfy any judgments or settlements against you stemming from accidents or mistakes, you need “hazard” insurance.