Specialties: Providing a small business resource center covering all facets of building a successful small business -- planning, launching, financing, marketing, managing and protecting a business, tax law expert, leading speaker on business-related topics Tax and law expert for Inc.com, a contributing editor of New York Enterprise Report, guest columnist for The Wall Street Journal, and U.S. News & World Report, and a contributing blogger for various online small business community sites, including SBA.gov, American Express' OPEN Forum, My Venture Pad, and Small Business Trends. Honored to be named one of the 100 Small Business Influencers for 2011, 2012, and 2013. Author of top-selling books including: "J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes," "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Home-Based Business," and "The Rational Guide to Building Small Business Credit" which features a foreward by Dun & Bradstreet; Founder of Big Ideas for Small Business, Inc., a comprehensive business resource center for small businesses & entrepreneurs. Publisher of Big Ideas for Small Business®, a free monthly e-newsletter providing entrepreneurs with the information on issues and concerns that matter most to the small-business community, and "Idea of the Day®." The online publication addresses the unique needs and interests of the small business community and explores market-impact issues such as health insurance, energy costs, and employee retention. Currently a co-host of The Wealth Building Hour, former host of Build Your Business Radio, providing business owners with the information they need to start, run and grow a successful business. Podcasts are available on wsRadio.com 24/7. Media commentator featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Reuters, Forbes.com, Marketwatch.com, WABC-TV, Fox News, CNNRadio, CNBC, and MSNBC's Your Business. Formerly, an adjunct professor at Manhattanville College, teaching Principles of Entrepreneurship.