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In January, we are focusing on some great topics to set you on the path for success in 2019. Topics will include how to better manage your time as a small business owner, how to get funded faster and how to limit excessive social media to regain your time. On January 16th you can join us for #Smallbizchat LIVE on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Our guest experts will be sharing tips on how to enhance the visibility of your brand, create more effective Facebook ads, and how to disrupt your competition and perhaps an entire industry.
Here is a list of who is on #Smallbizchat in January:
January 9th – How to Build a Sales Funnel for Your eCommerce Business with John Lawson, @colderice
John Lawson is the Amazon #1 best-selling author, IBM eCommerce Futurist and Ebay Influencer. He is regarded as a Platinum Ecommerce Powerseller who has generated millions through online selling. John is the CEO at ColderICE Media, a Cognitive College adjunct professor and he is celebrated as one of the Top 100 Small Business Influencers in America. Learn more info here: www.JohnLawson.com.
January 16th – #Smallbizchat LIVE on Facebook with Becky S. Wilson, A. Fitzgerald Hardnett and Shep Hyken
Enhance the Visibility, Reputation, and Branding of Your Business via Awards Programs
Becky S. Wilson is the Chief Visibility Officer at WDS Marketing & Public Relations, a competitive branding (awards), media relations, and milestone marketing agency based in Overland Park, Kansas. WDS has assisted clients in receiving more than 300 awards, honors and accolades, locally, regionally and nationally and be featured or profiled in a variety of business publications, too. Contact Becky at (913) 362-4541 or email@example.com. The agency website is www.wdspr.com
3 Questions About Facebook Ads
Fitzgerald Hardnett (Fitz) is Americas #1 Faith-Based Strategic Marketing Consultant for hyper-local small businesses and service professionals that are in need of customized marketing plans that deliver increased visibility and bring more customers directly to your business. For more information visit www.LocalMarketAuthority.com
How to Disrupt Your Competition?
Shep Hyken is a customer service and experience expert and the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations. He is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author and has been inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame for lifetime achievement in the speaking profession.
January 23rd – How to Get Funded Faster?, @startup_station
Victoria Yampolsky, CFA is the President of the Startup Station, a comprehensive financial resource for early-stage startups. She specializes in the financial modeling and valuation of pre-revenue companies. Since 2015 more than 1,000 founders learned the basics of financial modeling, valuation, and startup financing. Victoria holds a Degree in Computer Science from Cornell University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. For more information: https://the-startup-station.teachable.com/
January 30th – It’s Official – Excessive Internetting, Smartphoning and Social Media Make Us Miserable, @blakesnow
For more than a decade, Blake Snow (blakesnow.com) has written and published thousands of featured articles for half of the top twenty U.S. media, including CNN, NBC, USA Today, Fox News, Wired Magazine, and many other fancy publications and Fortune 500 companies. He lives in Provo, Utah, with his supportive family and loyal dog.
Do you have what it takes to be a guest on #Smallbizchat?
You must be a small business owner, author, or subject matter expert to appear as a guest on #Smallbizchat. This chat is focused on educating our business community. Once your topic is selected, you will be required to submit 12 questions and answers in paragraph form to demonstrate your expertise. For details on how to submit your information to be a guest on #Smallbizchat click here.