Esther Strauss

Esther Strauss

Esther Strauss

Expertise

Business management, Business strategy, Personal finance, Human resources management, Media planning

Currently

Co-founder

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Mannheim Business School, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Esther Strauss is the co-founder of Step By Step Business, as well as an accomplished author and speaker.

Education

Esther attended the University of Pennsylvania, during which time she studied abroad at Oxford University. While at Penn, she was involved in an entrepreneurship program and won the Best Business Idea award twice. She earned her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She was also an assistant professor at Babson College and taught entrepreneurial leadership courses.

Experience

Esther is a business strategist with over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive, educator, and management advisor. She has founded companies in technology and media, both of which had successful exits within 5 years. The companies now employ over 200 people. She has several impressive accomplishments in the media field.

Esther was named a “Corporate Champion” in Folio Magazine’s 2019 Top Women in Media Awards. She also appears in print, broadcast and streaming media as a personal finance and careers commentator and expert.

She served as the Director of Client Services at SET Media, a video ad technology company. She started her career in media planning at Universal McCann in San Francisco working with brands such as Microsoft and Sony.

Her work has achieved award-winning results including EPPY, OMMA and W3 awards in UI/UX. Visual Aesthetics, and Website Design.

Currently, as a co-founder of Step-By-Step Business, a company focused on educating aspiring entrepreneurs, her role is to strategically drive the growth of the company, and to make sure that the information provided to entrepreneurs provides the greatest possible value. The company’s long-term goal is to inspire the formation of thousands of new businesses by creating awareness of opportunities and providing comprehensive guidance to entrepreneurs around the world.

 

 

Recent articles

13 Best Business Ideas in Missouri

13 Best Business Ideas in Missouri

Esther Strauss

Published on September 16, 2022

Situated in the Mississippi River Valley, Missouri has a strong agricultural sector with nearly 100,000 farms. Most of these farms are family-owned. ...

13 Best Business Ideas in Mississippi

13 Best Business Ideas in Mississippi

Esther Strauss

Published on September 16, 2022

Mississippi is recovering from the steep recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, with pent-up demand for consumer goods driving growth. Othersect ...

12 Best Business Ideas in Minnesota

12 Best Business Ideas in Minnesota

Esther Strauss

Published on September 16, 2022

Minnesota is home to the Twin Cities, where many Fortune 500 companies are based. It’s also where the Mall of America, the biggest mall in the US, ...

15 Best Business Ideas in Michigan

15 Best Business Ideas in Michigan

Esther Strauss

Published on September 16, 2022

Michigan boasts of a culture of innovation and business-friendly policies. Its largest city, Detroit, is known as Motor City because it’s theb ...

13 Best Business Ideas in Massachusetts

13 Best Business Ideas in Massachusetts

Esther Strauss

Published on September 16, 2022

Massachusetts is among the smaller states, but is also among the most livable states in the US because of its affordability, quality of life, andsaf ...

14 Best Business Ideas In Maine

14 Best Business Ideas In Maine

Esther Strauss

Published on September 16, 2022

Maine, the largest of the New England states, is predicted to make a strong recovery from pandemic recession. The state relies on its services andma ...

11 Best Business Ideas In Louisiana

11 Best Business Ideas In Louisiana

Esther Strauss

Published on September 16, 2022

Louisiana relies on its oil and tourism industries. The Mardi Gras, which resumed in 2022 after being canceled due to the pandemic, is a religiousho ...

10 Best Business Ideas in Kentucky

10 Best Business Ideas in Kentucky

Esther Strauss

Published on September 16, 2022

Kentucky is famous for the Kentucky Derby, KFC and bourbon. It also has strong manufacturing, food and beverage, and agriculture sectors. Known asth ...

11 Best Business Ideas in Kansas

11 Best Business Ideas in Kansas

Esther Strauss

Published on September 16, 2022

Known as the breadbasket of the US, Kansas is the leading producer of wheat and grain sorghum. It also has thriving aviation and energy industries,a ...