"Caroline Melberg is a world class professional. I would HIGHLY recommend SmallBusinessMavericks to anyone looking to work with an honest, professional, quality, organization. Excellent, A+++"
Michael Galloway, Founder and President, Catholic Online and Catholic Financial Services
"Caroline's marketing strategies are cutting-edge, and thus, far from ordinary. Her background and knowledge are particularly effective for small to mid-size businesses looking to find creative ways to attract new customers and grow sales."
"I have very much enjoyed working with Caroline. When she talks she makes sense and is able to communicate in a way the lay-person understands. Most of all she has generated great results with her work. I would not hesitate to recommend Caroline for Internet marketing!"
Brian Denn, Office Manager, Wayzata Dental www.wayzatadental.com
"I was an online marketing newbie when I first met Caroline last year. Thanks to Caroline's advice and help I have learned enough to begin making improvements to my website and online marketing strategy without exhasusting my small budget. I especially enjoy the Biz Bloggers Meetup Group that Caroline created and facilitates each month."
Karen Bebchuk, Two Blondes & a Brunette Gift Company - www.twobandb.com
"Caroline was very helpful in aiding me in the execution of by website/blog. She also answered all my questions and gave me the confidence that I was doing the right thing, as well as, suggestions on what I could do to enhance my website."
Lucy (Stoffels) Dotte, LAD Coaching & Consulting Group, LLC - www.lifecoach4today.com
"Caroline produces quality work not only because of her experience and talents, but also because she is an excellent listener. She has the ability to sit with you and really hear what you are saying or asking and then deliver quality. I used one of her products, Biz Blogging Basics, with excellent success and attend her seminars and events whenever possible. She is dedicated and committed to bring her clients and associates her best in every business situation. Without hesitation, I would recommend her or refer her."
Judy Ferril, Freelance Writer, Positive Solutions, Inc.
"I highly recommend Caroline Melberg. Her business acumen, strategic perspective, marketing expertise, active listening skills, and flawless execution facilitated the successful launch of my website and the effective marketing of my Leadership and Executive Coaching services and capabilities. Finally, Caroline offers value added ongoing support to her clients after the completion of a project - she's relationship rather than transaction oriented."
Robert Corbett, Owner, The Corbett Group, Executive Leadership Coach and Consultant - www.fullyaligned.com
"While I can say many things about Caroline, the most impactful gift Caroline has is to talk real language to real people. She is exceptional at helping people understand their needs at their level and that allows for such an expanded level of learning, nothing else quite compares! I have seen her work with my Associations, Clients and in Public Workshops...all with glowing results!"
"Caroline is an excellent teacher and online marketing guide for today's entrepreneur. I attended her blogging class last year and am heading to another of her classed on marketing through social networking. She's great at breaking down the basics and making it feel simple and easy to put in to place right away. I highly recommend her classes for any entrepreneur!"
Alice Barry, Owner, Entertaining The Idea - www.entertainingtheidea.com
"Caroline Melberg provided speaking services on social networking avenues for a seminar we hosted. Her information was so valuable and the feedback received was all positive. I highly recommend Caroline as cutting edge in the internet marketing world."
Barb (Lau) Christensen, Association of Women Contractors - www.awcmn.org
"I have worked with Caroline on many projects. She is always professional and is very easy to work with. Her fees are reasonable for the service you receive. She really knows her stuff when it comes to marketing online or offline."
Chris McElroy, Founder and Owner, Name Critic - www.namecritic.net
"Caroline has wonderful ideas, pertinent to a variety of businesses. She is a great resource. It is a pleasure to work with her! She is dynamic and well organized. I strongly recommend her for Marketing and Internet projects."
Mirela Miresan, St. Mary's University, Twin Cities Campus - www.smumn.edu/MBA
"Caroline Melberg has provided us the solutions required to effectively market our services utilizing the latest technology. She has the experience, knowledge and creativity to help your business move forward no matter what your product or service. Highly recommended!"
"As a microbusiness strategist, I need a team of people to help me stay current with the marketing and social networking trends. Caroline not only knows about these trends, she is setting the trends as a service provider in these areas. She's definitely the go-to person in these arenas."
Gloria Englund, Owner, Lifestyle Options - www.lifestyleoptions.com
"When working with Caroline I found that she really listened to what I wanted in a web site and then went forward to deliver what I wanted."
Becky Nelson, Owner, Porte Kimm Insurance Agency - www.portekimm.com
"I first met Caroline at a MN Coach Assoc. meeting. She was speaking about Web 2.0 strategies. The talk was easy to understand and so motivating. I tried her ideas and I made it to the top of the Google search engines in no time. I have heard her speak two more times, too. She is amazing. I know when the time is right I will have Caroline build a new website for my company."
Mary Leonard, Owner and Founder, Chocolat Celeste - www.chocolatceleste.com
"Caroline Melberg is the subject matter expert when you need to combine marketing and technology to create sales-oriented Websites. During a LinkedIn / Social Networking Site workshop presentation Caroline provided valuable insight on networking sites as well as Search Engine Optimization. We recommend Caroline Melberg for her marketing and technology skills."
Wendy Blomseth, Biz Head shot photographer, InBeaute Photography - www.inbeautephoto.com
"Caroline can be summarized in one word. Brilliant. I am in awe of her vast knowledge of the benefits of the web, web marketing and her amazing ability to increase my company's visibility, and sales in my business. She offers sound advice and has been flexible on working within my budget. Caroline is kind, ethical, has technical moxie. Caroline comes highly recommended to all those I encounter who are frustrated with their websites. In addition to the above, she has a very personable demeanor which makes her to be a great teacher to those of us who are intimidated by the complicated details of cyberspace... I value Caroline for her expert status, her integrity in her business, her creative marketing strategies, and her deep desire to empower entrepreneurs to succeed. I know that Caroline is very involved in her pro-bono work in the community and it just makes me proud to know that her compassion is an equal strength to her deep knowledge of the web."
Teena Dietz, Founder, Intentional Serenity - www.Iamserene.com
"Caroline's approach to marketing a business is innovative and successful. Often times, marketing plans proposed to small business owners are too hard, too long and too time consuming to really implement successfully. The advice Caroline provides can actually be implemented by a small business owner without hiring a large team to do it! Her articles on the Diva Toolbox are some of the most read content on the site. We thought so highly of her advice and service model, that we made her one of our Dynamic Divas. This honor is bestowed on a women who has inspired other women to succeed! Caroline has inspired many of the women on the Diva Toolbox to move their business forward - including me, the owner of the Diva Toolbox!"
Janet Powers, Owner, Diva Toolbox - www.divatoolbox.com
"Caroline is very knowledgeable in both print and online marketing. She has great communication skills and can explain what needs to be done to get good results with each marketing dollar spent. Caroline is very motivated to help her clients succeed in their online and print marketing."
Jeffrey Fuchs, Owner/Lead Videographer, Northern Lights Video - www.northernlightsvideo.com
"I was so pleasantly surprised at the amount of applicable information shared by Caroline Melberg of Melberg Marketing at a search engine optimization workshop I attended recently. All of the information she shared was concise, well-organized, and offered exact steps for implementation. I now understand the nuts and bolts of what has only been a blurred theory in my mind for years. The practical tips have been absolutely invaluable in promoting my on-line presence."
"Caroline Melberg has done an outstanding job in the web site design area for Aqua Par Lifestyles. Caroline is a "true" expert in providing guidance & new ideas to us. We would highly recommend Caroline to anyone looking for a professional web site & the support to sustain it. Thanks Caroline!"
Glenn Koppin, Owner and Founder AquaPar Lifestyles Corporation - www.par2pond.com
"Caroline opened up a whole new field for me in marketing by using blogging. I highly recommend her for her knowledge and ability to reach out to the world."
Al Bertke, Certified Executive Life Coach, Riptide Rescue - www.riptiderescue.com
"I have recommended Caroline Melberg to my clients who really need someone who not only understands the concept of guerilla marketing, but also understands the entire concept of Social Networking and proper web design. It's incredible to watch Caroline work. She applies her foresight, great intelligence and marketing ability to any problem, comes up with a great plan, and makes execution seem easy. I've watched her transform sites and businesses for my clients and been very happy. I would recommend Melberg Marketing to any of my clients."
Terri Zeh Jacobson, President and CEO, Resources for Small Business - www.resources4smallbiz.com
"Since I started working with Caroline, my business has grown and changed as if by magic. Caroline is a very level headed and creative person, who is educating me on new ways to approach my business. Not only am I seeing results from working with Caroline, I'm having fun! I highly recommend Caroline for your marketing needs."
Janet Roper, Founder, Harmonious Life, Inc. - www.talk2theanimals.net
"Caroline was hired to help me launch my new business PillowGram. It was a blessing for me to find her. Her commitment to her work is excellent. She makes setting up a web-site and business easy for someone like me who knows nothing about starting a website business. From all my printed materials to the website, it has been a pleasure working with Caroline. I have recommended her to many other clients and continue to do so.
Nancy Sundeen, Owner and Founder, PillowGram - www.PillowGram.net
"Caroline has been very helpful throughout the process of designing the web site for my home inspection business. I highly recommend her and would use her again without hesitation."
Pete Busch, Eagle Home Inspections - www.MnHomeCheck.com
"Your newsletter is full of new and creative ways to help business of all sizes find - and keep new customers. AND it is written in a way that is easy to understand and apply whether you have a background in the topic or not. A GREAT tool for my business - I look forward to receiving it each week!"
Teresa Harris, President, Teresa Harris Marketing
"Caroline's writing is clear, insightful, and packed with specifics that illustrate how small and medium-sized businesses can compete in markets that used to be closed to them, find new customers and increase their sales!"
Erin Smith, Co-Owner, Tri-State Precision Cut Stone
"Small Business Mavericks is an idea whose time has come; hundreds of entrepreneurs are starting companies today with $50,000 instead of $5 million. In one place, Caroline Melberg has gathered information about dozens of affordable resources and techniques that can help set a newcomer apart from the pack. We all need advertising and Small Business Mavericks can help small business locate search engines for the Internet and place our business at the forefront of the consumer's mind. We will be using Small Business Maverick's tools for our business, and I suggest you do the same!"
Larry Charboneau, President, The Lawrence Group
"Caroline is relentlessly hard-working and innovative. She finds solutions that deliver results!"
Erika Arent, Marketing Manager, Cingular
"As a small business, we basically do it all on our own - marketing, operations, pricing, promotions, etc. Your newsletter is filled with practical, easy-to-understand advice that has made a huge difference in our business, and helped us know that we aren't "going it alone"! Thanks for the great advice!"
Heidi Hurt, Owner, Kafe Beans, LLC
"Caroline has collected an enormously useful set of tools and resources gathered over years of experience that present instructive tales about how small businesses can succeed online. This is a tool small business owners shouldn't miss!"
Harry Hutson, Executive Coach and Business Consultant
"Caroline's approach is all about explaining how smart small business owners can use "maverick" strategies to leverage the weaknesses of larger competitors into extreme competitive advantage. It works!"
Scott Miller, President, Area 51 Design
"The techniques Caroline teaches are simple, down-to-earth, and extremely effective. She really cares about the success of small businesses and knows how to provide them with the information they need to succeed online!"
Sue Corning, Buckeye, Arizona