Interview with Sharon McMillan, Owner of

Tell us about your business.
I develop and execute online public relations strategies for small businesses using social media, media relations and current internet marketing strategies.

Please tell us what being a business owner means to you and why you became an entrepreneur in the first place?
Being an entrepreneur means independence, freedom, personal satisfaction and excitement! I became an entrepreneur to have more control over my income and my future.

What or who has been your greatest influence in business and why?
My very first employer – a small book store owner who hired me when I was 16.  She taught me about customer service and the satisfaction of being accountable to a very important person in my life – me!

What would you say is your greatest professional accomplishment to date?
Attracting as clients some of the leading women business owners in the sector I’m targeting (successful women doing business online).

What’s the best advice you have received in business that you wish to pass on to our readers?
Stay focused on the business you’ve decided to launch and don’t give up too soon.

What one thing have you learned as a small business owner that has served you well over the years?
Work with people you respect.

Are there any resources or tools you’d like to share with other small business owners that have helped you succeed?
Kelly McCausey (business coach) and Affiliate marketing resources prepared by Nicole Dean and Jimmy D. Brown.

What is Number One Business Goal you plan to accomplish over the next year?
I want lessen my plate a little so I can grow my business in different directions so I plan to outsource successfully next year.

Is there anything else you’d like to share with our readers? 
I LOVE working for myself.

How can our readers find you online? (business site) (my blog) (my other blog)   (Find me on Twitter)