Home: Dexter, Mich.
What I do: Editorial director for Global Auto Systems, content provider for Edmunds.com/Inside Line/News
Previous life: Detroit News auto columnist
My brand: Global news coverage with emphasis on emerging markets
Hours worked per week: 60
Annual sales: Sorry. Proprietary info.
What I wish I had known when I started: That it really didn’t matter how much time I took off to raise my kids.
Best business advice ever received: Strike a balance between family and work.
Best marketing tool: Reputation
Biggest business mistake: Sticking with a dying newspaper for too long.
My happiness on a scale of 1-10 with 10 being supremely so: Nine.
Best part of being an entrepreneur: Working with my husband.
Worst part: It’s all on our shoulders.
Biggest professional regret: Not enough formal education – B.A. only.
Advice to would-be entrepreneurs: Fight the temptation to make your work a 24/7 obsession.