Small Business Mavericks Founder Steps Up Media Presence

Caroline Melberg publishes six times during first six months of company's existence; offers street-savvy advice to small business owners; big marketing on a small budget.

Minneapolis, MN, June 28, 2007 --( Small Business Mavericks, a division of Melberg Marketing, today announced that during its first six months of existence, its founder, Caroline Melberg, has appeared in three radio interviews, been accepted for publication in six magazines, and is stepping up plans for a regular speaking schedule. Moreover, Small Business Mavericks site traffic has increased 10x since its launch in January.

"There is a real thirst among small business owners for solid information on how to build a brand and attract media attention using today's technology and some creative thinking," said Caroline Melberg, company founder and owner. "We've found a remarkable response particularly among owners of brick-and-mortar businesses who need tips, tricks, and techniques to build their business online, and use their Web presence to drive in-store traffic."

Melberg has been published (or is scheduled to be imminently published) in Minnesota Business Magazine, Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal, The Business Owner, Small Business Opportunities, Enterprising Women, and She's also appeared on KFNN Arizona Business Radio, All-Talk Radio Network's Growing Your Business Show and the Entrepreneur Magazine Radio Law and Money Show.

Small Business Mavericks maintains a web site,, that helps owners increase how often their businesses are found on the Internet with a series of free tips, tools, and newsletters. An entire article library offers free explanation and tips on podcasting, mobile search, viral marketing, article marketing, e-mail marketing, blogging and RSS, social bookmarking, maverick copywriting, creative public relations, creating and using E-books, pay-per-call and pay-per-click marketing, web design and search engine optimization.

The site also offers a number of books available for purchase (and electronic download), as well as custom-designed services that small business owners use to build striking brands, develop strategic plans, and execute effective tactical programs.

"Even if you don't choose to sell online, your customers are already online in one way or another today," says Melberg. "If you take the time to understand what prospects are reading, what they're searching for, and what catches their attention, it can pay off big in increased revenues and enhanced reputation management."

About Small Business Mavericks Headquartered in Wayzata, Minnesota, Small Business Mavericks is the leader in teaching small business owners and managers how to market their businesses on the Internet, think creatively to find new local customers and increase sales. Contact Small Business Mavericks today by calling 952-473-1007, writing or visiting the company's web site at

About Melberg Marketing
Headquartered in Wayzata, Minnesota, Melberg Marketing is a full-service virtual, integrated marketing firm dedicated to bringing blue-chip marketing experience to today's small business owners.

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