Laura McCamy

Laura McCamy

Laura McCamy is a freelance writer based in Oakland, California. She writes about small business, real estate, and development. An avid urban bike rider, she also loves to cover bicycling, urban planning, and the intersection of bicycles and business. Follow her on Twitter @lmcwords.

    crowd-funding

    For a Sneaker-Loving Entrepreneur, Success Is in the Bag

    What happens when you take a great idea, create a Kickstarter campaign, generate some buzz, then fall short of your $40,000 goal?

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    culture-and-workplace

    5 Ways to Boost Employee Trust

    Small-business owners have more to lose than most if their employees aren't 100 percent committed to their jobs.|Small-business owners have

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    social-media

    5 Tips for Boosting Your Twitter Following

    Here are five more tips for managing your business Twitter feed to help you engage potential customers and build your following.|Here are fi

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    email-marketing

    6 Common Email Newsletter Errors to Avoid

    An effective email newsletter can drive traffic to your website and boost customer engagement. Get tips to avoid six errors in an email news

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    professional

    4 Reasons Why Freelancers Should Think of Themselves as Entrepreneurs

    There are many advantages to treating your freelance work life as a small business. Learn why freelancers should consider themselves entrepr

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    psychology-of-success

    Entrepreneur’s Experience of Homelessness is Her Springboard to Success

    She started out her adult life homeless at age 18. Learn how that experience helped her build the resilience she needed to becoming an entre

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