Melinda F. Emerson is founder and CEO of Quintessence Multimedia, an award-winning marketing video production company. She has created productions for such companies as Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Citizens Bank, and Comcast. In 2000, AV Video Multimedia Producer Magazine named Emerson one of the Top 100 Producers of 2000. In 2001, she was named one of the Top 30 Leaders of the Future by Ebony magazine. In 2002, the Pennsylvania Department of Commerce and Economic Development named her a Black Business Pioneer.
I found the book to be very well written and easy to understand.
I recommend that anyone who is thinking about starting a business or is stuck and needs to grow their business - read this book - and then read it again.
Melinda Emerson's book is truly a comprehensive guide to starting and succeeding at small business.
I'm a little shocked this book got such good reviews. Apparently the only way you can start your own business is if you're already a millionaire. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Wyatt Carson
This books is great for someone like me who is new to business and needs simple instructions on how to get started as well as motivation.Published 4 months ago by brnzqn
I strongly recommend you read Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business That Works by Melinda F. Emerson. Read morePublished 4 months ago by A. Edmond Jr.
When I purchased this book I was already in a successful business WITHOUT a plan - and it was profitable but what I knew was that there were things I didn't know, hadn't considered... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Aprille Franks-Hunt
This is the REAL DEAL. Most books about starting a business are fluff and inspiration. Melinda Emerson provides SOUND, PRACTICAL, FACTUAL INFORMATION and a WORKABLE 12 month... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Kellie Umstead
This book has a lot of great information but there were so many grammatical errors it was a bit off-putting.Published 9 months ago by C. Carbone
It has practical ideas for anyone who wants to take the bull by the horns and set up ones own business. I didn't agree with everything because the term small business is relative. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Aizat Oladapo