Karen Leland is the best-selling author of six business books, which have been translated into 10 languages. She is the president of Sterling Marketing Group, where she works with entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies around the world on leveraging the value of modern marketing and social media to build stronger brands and accelerate the business bottom line. Her clients have included AT&T, American Express, Marriott Hotels, Apple Computer and Johnson & Johnson. A recognized expert on marketing, personal productivity and business communications, Karen has been interviewed for her expertise by the New York Times, Fortune Inc., Oprah, The Today Show, Time Magazine, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC and others. As a freelance journalist her articles have been published in Entrepreneur, Inc. magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Self, Woman’s Day, CNBC.com, AllBusiness.com and others. Karen is a regular small business featured columnist for The Huffington Post and Psychology Today.com.