About Shirley

Shirley George Frazier is recognized as a best-selling author, popular speaker on small business and marketing topics, and the world’s authority on the gift basket industry.

In business since 1990, Shirley is president and CEO of Sweet Survival LLC. She helps creative people and aspiring business owners to create a great life for themselves and their families by turning their passion into a fun and rewarding pastime or business.

Shirley’s books include:

  • How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business
  • The Gift Basket Design Book
  • Marketing Strategies for the Home-Based Business

as well as several business, marketing, and college success e-books. Her gift basket books are the industry’s best sellers, helping thousands of gift designers to open home-based and retail stores selling gift baskets to individuals, corporations, churches, and associations worldwide.

As a professional speaker, Shirley conducts seminars at small business development centers, gift industry trade shows, blog conferences, and consumer events. She provides small business and marketing advice on CNBC, New York’s Fox Channel 5, LiveWell Network, and Food Network; and publishes articles in Gifts & Decorative Accessories, Spare Time Magazine, and Opportunities Magazine.

Shirley also writes business articles online for SmallBizTrends.com, CoxBlue.com, and NashvilleWrapsCommunity.com; and is quoted in Associated Press, CNN Money, Black Enterprise, Entrepreneur Magazine, Gift Shop Magazine, The Orange County Register, New York Newsday, Washington Post, and worldwide publications.

When Shirley’s not traveling, she consults with small business clients, experiments with food recipes, and plays daily with her twin Yorkshire Terriers, Mae and Pepi.

For more information or to invite Shirley George Frazier to your next event, visit her website at ShirleySpeaks.com or contact her at 800-640-8521.