Shelly Garcia


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

Avoid Unlawful Advertising: Seven Rules for Your Business
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.
How to Start an Online Business
Here are the key initial steps to set up your online business for long term success.
How to Start a Delivery Service
Learn about the different types of delivery services and how to start one.
How to Get an EIN
Most businesses need to have an Employer Identification Number (EIN).
Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses
Learn effective techniques for using social media marketing in your small business.
Why Use Artificial Intelligence in Business?
Businesses have been using artificial intelligence for years…but the game has suddenly changed.
How Much Does It Cost to Start a Small Business?
The cost to start a business can vary widely from one company to the next.
Can You Start a Business with No Money?
Getting your business started with no money is easier for some businesses than for others.
How to Pay Yourself As a Small Business Owner
Small business owners pay themselves using one of two methods.
How to Start a Gym Business
Learn strategies for making your gym business legally sound and fiscally fit.