#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.
In June, each #SmallBizChat will be focused on marketing your small business and new ideas to fill your pipeline and help you find your perfect customers!
Here is a list of who is on #SmallBizChat in June.
June 1st: How To Land Big Deals for Your Small Business, @bweaversmith
Dr. Barbara Weaver Smith is founder and CEO of The Whale Hunters®. She is author of Whale Hunting with Global Accounts: Four Critical Sales Strategies to Win Global Customers and co-author of Whale Hunting: How to Land Big Sales and Transform Your Company, based on the collaborative culture of the Inuit people who engaged their entire village to hunt whales. Barbara teaches companies to rapidly increase their revenue through bigger sales to bigger customers. She supports her clients’ success with a steady stream of new content for consulting, speaking, and online training. For more information visit: www.thewhalehunters.com/
June 8th: How To Get Your Small Business Noticed! @WDSPRMaven
Becky S. Wilson is the Chief Visibility Officer at WDS Marketing & Public Relations, a boutique agency based in Overland Park, KS. Becky and her team uniquely utilize media attention, accolades, awards, business milestones, events, social media and other prime public relations opportunities to help clients get known in the most positive, dynamic, profitable and highly enjoyable ways. WDS has assisted clients in receiving more than 200 awards and honors, including many Small Business, Woman-owned Enterprise, Minority-owned Company and Entrepreneurial Business of the Year designations. WDS clients have been featured in local, regional and national business magazines and newspapers. For more information visit: http://wdspr.com/
June 15th: How To Develop the Leadership Skills Your Small Business Needs, @TheCoachMiguel
Miguel de Jesus is a highly accomplished, results-oriented C-level leader with more than 30+ years experience leading business management and global sales/marketing, with two Fortune 500 companies. A leader in running a $190M Sales organization as a VP of Sales, and most currently providing Leadership and Sales Training to professionals as a Leadership Consultant and Coach. He is a digital marketing professional helping business leaders, authors, speakers, coaches and other professionals to improve their marketing efforts to gain more visitors, leads, and client conversions. As a keynote speaker, and transformational change agent, Miguel brings his insights, and wisdom to public and corporate audiences. He has authored, “Success Leaves Clues”, “So, What Do You Do”, and “Let Your Emotional Intelligence Do The Talking!” Miguel’s guiding statement: “Struggle is Optional…Success is a Choice!” For more information, visit: www.coachmiguel.com
How To Write a Business Plan for Your Small Business, @bizstrong
Barbara Findlay Schenck is a small business and marketing strategist who helps people plan, start, brand, market and, when they’re ready, sell their companies. She is the author or co-author of a small shelf of business books, including Business Plans Kit For Dummies, 5th edition, new in May 2016. She was admissions director and a writing instructor at Hawaii Loa College (now part of Hawaii Pacific University) and an account executive at Hawaii’s largest public relations firm before joining the Peace Corps with her husband, Peter, to manage a community development program in Malaysia. Upon return from Southeast Asia they founded and later sold a marketing agency in Oregon which they grew to one of the Northwest’s Top 15. For more information, visit:www.bizstrong.com
June 29th: How to Buy a Small Business That is Right For You, @mybizon
Nunzio Presta is the founder and CEO of BizON. BizON is a online marketplace where people can buy, sell and grow businesses or franchises every day. The BizON marketplace has been doing a terrific job attracting & connecting engaged buyers and sellers by providing them with a positive user experience that is seamless, resourceful and supportive. BizON maintains its belief that loving and having passion for what you do is vital and looks to their marketplace as the go-to search engine for anyone looking for the business or franchise of their dreams and the channel where members can easily promote the sale of their business for those looking to make an exit and search for qualified buyers. For more information visit: www.mybizon.com