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About Smaller Box

Smaller Box was founded by a busy indie entrepreneur like you. We're not anything like the Best Buys and Walmarts of the world. We're not big box, we're smaller box.

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About the Author

Smaller Box was founded by Meredith Keller. Meredith runs Ex-Boyfriend with partner Matt Snow. All of Meredith's advice is based on first-hand experience starting and growing a successful product-based business. Since its inception, Ex-Boyfriend has amassed thousands of customers, shipped products to every inhabited continent on the planet, and had products featured on several popular network TV shows, blogs and in magazines. In short, Meredith knows how to start a business from scratch and build a popular successful brand.

Meredith's interests include viral marketing, publicity, branding, email marketing, social media, and conversion rate optimization, She has a passion for helping creative entrepreneurs with growing a business. Regular readers at Smaller Box appreciate Meredith's pull-no-punches writing style and ability to make technical and advanced topics accessible.

What people are saying

"FINALLY! Someone with the guts and brains to come right out and say it in plain English! "
- Pam, Strange Puppy

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- Jillian, jfrancesdesign

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- Alison, Burnish and Brush

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- Nicole, OpusMuse

"I've got too many blogs to follow these days but I always try to read yours. You've got so many of these to-the-point and useful posts and I always look forward to reading them. Your blog has simply become my own check list of things I could do to improve my site and my business (if only there were more hours in my day!)"
- Doris, Hop Frog Pond

"Thanks Meredith for all the great content you publish. Smaller Box is such a great resource!"
- Courtney, Meylah

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- Sherry,

"Meredith, Iím so glad I met you! I have implemented and studied little by little what you have taught and by golly! Itís working. And it does take time and you do have to maintain it. I thought, post a website and walk away. But noooo, it needs to be nourished and maintained and researched and tweaked and on and on. You woke me up to new frontiers, Iíve reached new potential sales and I thank you for that!"
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