#SmallBizChat is a weekly conversation where small business owners can get answers to their questions. The focus of #SmallBizChat is to end small business failure by helping participants succeed as your own boss. Please join us live on Twitter every Wednesday 8-9pm ET. Be sure to follow @SmallBizChat on Twitter and click here for directions on how to join the conversation. In August, each #SmallBizChat will be focused on marketing your small business and new ideas to get unstuck and growing again!
Here is a list of who is on #SmallBizChat this August.
August 3rd – How To Use Public Speaking to Grow Your Small Business, @PhilGerb
Phil Gerbyshak believes in the power of social selling and connection. With a unique speaking style—part sales expert, part entertainer—Phil keeps his audiences awake and engaged while providing actionable steps to bring in more leads, more referrals, and more business. If he’s not traveling, speaking, or making new connections, Phil writes. He’s published 5 books, including 10 Ways to Make It Great and #TwitterWorks, more than 2,500 articles, and been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Financial Times, and more. For more information, visit: www.philgerbyshak.com
August 10th – How To Use Content Marketing to Grow Your Small Business, @WendyYBailey
Wendy Y. Bailey is an International Thought Leader, Sales Speaker and World Class Mentor Coach. Called a “Force of Nature” and trendsetter in the coaching industry because of her fearless approach to innovation, she has been supporting entrepreneurs, coaches, speakers, trainers and consultants as well as emerging thought leaders, for fourteen years. She is a sought-after coach and sales speaker for her fierce and dynamic dedication to inspiring individuals, groups and organizations to create extraordinary results. Affectionately called “WendyY” by her clients, business associates and colleagues, she is an internationally known thought leader and has made a global impact in the world of coaching as an innovative CEO and mentor coach across the US and in countries like the UK and Italy. For more information, visit: www.BusinessBeyondLimits.com
August 17th – How To DIY the Public Relations for Your Small Business, @SmallBizWhisper
Shakira M. Brown is a 13-time award-winning PR and Marketing Expert & Speaker and the CEO of SMB Strategic Media, which provides affordable PR, Marketing, Website Strategy and Social Media Management for small businesses with a personal approach. Shakira, also known as “The Small Biz Whisperer,” has been featured as an expert in PRWeek, BrandWeek, MidJersey Business, Black Enterprise, Master Your Finances radio show and NJBIZ, among many others. For more information, visit: http://pradviser.net
August 24th – How To Capture Leads from Facebook for Your Small Business, @Bloominari
Jaime Nacach’s background in management of information systems combined with work experience as a marketing and sales director, business development manager, and web/graphic designer have provided him with extensive knowledge about what it takes to take a business forward. Among many things, this includes building lasting customer relationships, offering excellent customer service, developing new products and marketing them efficiently, and by using technology to automate and improve processes (saving time and money).He owns a marketing agency, Bloominari, which is on a mission to provide reasonably-priced marketing and design services to small and medium-sized growing businesses throughout the U.S. and Mexico. For more information, visit: http://bloominari.com/
August 31st – How to Get Your Small Business Unstuck and Moving Forward, @BarryMoltz
Barry Moltz gets business owners growing again by unlocking their long forgotten potential. With decades of entrepreneurial experience in his own business ventures as well as consulting countless other entrepreneurs, Barry has discovered the formula to get stuck business owners unstuck and marching forward. After successfully selling his last operating business, Barry has branched out into a number of entrepreneurship-related activities. He founded an angel investor group, an angel fund, and is a former advisory member of the board of the Angel Capital Education Foundation. Barry’s fifth book “How to Get Unstuck: 25 Ways to Get Your Business Growing Again” is currently available on Amazon. For more information, visit: www.barrymoltz.com
Every Thursday morning on Melinda’s blog, a complete Q&A interview from each #Smallbizchat is posted as a recap http://www.succeedasyourownboss.com