Hollander, the founder of the Women's Small Business Expo, is also
known as the Wealthy
Bag Lady. She's been an entrepreneur for over 20 years
and wrote the # 1 Amazon best-selling book, Bags
to Riches: 7 Success Secrets for Women in Business,
one of the only books that shows entrepreneurial women how to start
and succeed in their own businesses.
started out worse than broke. She was buried in debt, involved in
abusive relationships and couldn’t find a way out of the poverty
trap. She and her best friend, Sheryl Felice, used their girl-power
to the max. They launched a packaging business called The
Bag Ladies which sells custom-printed paper and plastic bags
to leading-edge companies. She made every mistake and faced every
kind of business roadblock imaginable. Since The Bag Ladies is one
of the only women-owned packaging firms in the country, women were
attracted to her business.
Her clients include
Disney, Cisco Systems, Mattel, Universal Studios, Nissan, Yamaha,
Sony, Revlon, Dunn Edwards Paints, Sanyo Fisher, Avery Dennison,
Day Runner, Columbia Tri Star, CBS, Robinson's May, Casio Phone
Mate, Gold's Gym, City of Hope, Union Bank, ASCAP, Powerade, Kaiser
Permanente, IBM, Spelling Television, Edison, Variety, Ocean Spray,
Sears and Infiniti.
writing the book, Linda heard from women all across the country.
They told her that Bags to Riches was the first book that
really spoke to them and it changed their lives forever.
book gave Linda the chance to mentor many amazing women entrepreneurs,
but she began to realize there was still something missing. Women
needed a forum to where they could meet and learn from the world's
leading business experts, talk one-on-one with mentors, network
with other entrepreneurs, form success teams, create lasting connections
and have fun. The Women's Small Business Expo was born.
has talked with thousands of women entrepreneurs during the last
20 years and knows the many unique challenges facing women business
owners: Sales, Marketing, Access to Capital, Branding, Negotiating,
Managing People, Motivating Yourself, Creating Your Success Teams,
Living Your Passion, Conquering Fear and Realizing Your Dreams!
the Women's Small Business Expo, you'll create an Entrepreneurial
Success Plan that will double your business and double your
income in only 1 year.