Jenna Ryan, or 'dotJenna,' started her business in 2004.

Jenna Ryan, or 'dotJenna,' started her business in 2004.

Small Business of the Day: dotJenna

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We’re highlighting small businesses from around the country as nominated by you, our readers. If your favorite small business is using Twitter to communicate with customers, let us know about it @fbsmallbiz with the hashtag #mysbc, and it may be featured as an upcoming Small Business of the Day.

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Tweet Business of the Day: dotJenna

Who: Jenna Ryan, 41, @dotjenna

What: A social media and motivational speaking business for small business owners, helping them become "famous" among their target markets.

When: 2004

How: Formerly a salesperson, Ryan always dreamed of being a writer and speaker. She took a sabbatical from her job and decided the only way to get her writing out was online. From there, her alter-ego 'dotJenna' was born, as was her social media and motivational speaking business.

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Where: Austin, Texas

In her own words: "It's a different route, to get out there in social media, and I am seriously helping people do that."

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