Local Business Owner To Serve On National Self-Employed Council


Sydni Craig-Hart of Emeryville, Calif. Has Partnered With The Largest Small Business Association Representing Main Street America

Washington, D.C., May 16, 2012 – Sydni Craig-Hart of Smart Simple Marketing in Emeryville, California has been chosen to serve on the Member Council for the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE). Craig-Hart provides, coaching, consulting and “done for you” services to small businesses who are looking for simple strategies to increase their profits.

There are currently over 3 million self-employed individuals in California.

The council’s purpose is to serve as a sounding board for NASE leadership regarding programs, services and benefits that could help make the NASE an even greater partner to the nation’s micro-business owners (less than 10 employees) and the self-employed.   

“Being a member of the NASE has been a huge time and money saver, since we started our business in 2005. I am thrilled beyond thrilled to have been asked to join the Member Council and look forward to working with Kristie Arslan and her staff to increase awareness of the association and create additional value for members,” said Craig-Hart.

“The NASE has a mission to better help and serve the small business community at large,” said NASE President Kristie L. Arslan. “I am thrilled with the opportunity to work with Sydni over the next year to strengthen and grow the association to be a bigger and better resource for the nation’s job-creating businesses.”

About the NASE

The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) is the nation’s leading resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, bringing a broad range of benefits to help entrepreneurs succeed and to drive the continued growth of this vital segment of the American economy.  The NASE is a 501(c) (6) non-profit organization and provides big-business advantages to hundreds of thousands of micro-businesses across the United States.  For more information, visit the association’s web site at www.NASE.org.

About Sydni Craig-Hart:

Sydni Craig-Hart, expert marketing coach and consultant, supports service professionals in creating more visibility and more profits in their business. Known as “The Smart Simple Marketing Coach,” Sydni uses a results- focused, “how to” approach in implementing simple and customized strategies so clients realize their vision of a successful business. She has worked with hundreds of clients in over 50 different industries to help them attract more clients, develop multiple streams of income, discover untapped profit centers, gain national recognition, and create profitable businesses in which they enjoy the lifestyles they choose.

By teaching specific “how to” steps that implement a successful strategy, Craig-Hart eliminates marketing overwhelm and helps clients breakdown difficult projects into simple tasks that get results. She offers a free starter kit entitled “5 Simple Steps to More Clients, More Visibility and More Freedom” for solo professionals at http://www.SmartSimpleMarketing.com.


  1. It was an informative post. It really help to enhance my knowledge especially in local business. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

    • Thanks Claire! If you are not already a member of the NASE, I really encourage you to check them out and consider joining. The benefits they offer are invaluable. 🙂

  2. Congratulations Sydni on this unique opportunity to provide valuable input at this level. NASE is a good organization to represent self-employed people. Make your voice heard.

    • Thanks so much Rick! I am SO excited about this opportunity. And glad to know that you are familiar with the great work that the NASE is doing. Are you already a member?

  3. Congratulations, Sydni! A well-deserved honor and I know you’ll represent us self-employed folks very well.