DEQUIANA JACKSON, Founder and CEO of Inspired Marketing, Inc., is a small business marketing coach who shows women entrepreneurs how to use solid marketing strategies to turn their life's passion into a profitable, service-based business. She is the author of Know Your Business: How to Attract Ideal Clients & Sell More, 50+ Marketing and Promotion Ideas for Small Businesses and the forthcoming book Become Your Own CEO. Dequiana serves as Marketing Co-Chair for the 40 Under 40 Young Women's Professionals League and is a contributor to The Huffington Post.
She is also an award-winning small business blogger. Dequiana’s site, Entrepreneur Resources, was named #9 in BuyerZone’s list of the best small business blogs across the Internet and has garnered sponsorship from such notable companies as Microsoft, McDonald's and Dun & Bradstreet.
Dequiana holds an MBA in Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Organizational/Managerial Behavior from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and worked in Brand Management and Shopper Marketing at Procter & Gamble before returning to entrepreneurship.