#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.
Join me live every Wednesday, 8PM EST for #SmallBizChat on Twitter.
Here is a list of who is on #SmallBizChat in July:
July 1st: Alternative Resources to Fund Your Tech Start-up, @PowerMovesNOLA
Veteran investment executive and entrepreneur Earl Robinson has been named President, and economic development expert September Hargrove has been named Chief Operating Officer of PowerMoves.NOLA, a new national initiative focused on providing access to capital, connections and guidance to increase the number of America’s venture-backed minority entrepreneurs.
In addition to his new position at PowerMoves.NOLA, Mr. Robinson is an advisory board member of and partner of RLMcCall Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in the media, technology, oil & gas and general industrials sectors, which he is relocating to New Orleans. He is a founding board member of Cardinal Points Holdings, an equity sponsor of ClearCompass Digital Group, a digital media company based in Encino, California. Prior to co-founding Cardinal Points, Mr. Robinson launched Column Point Capital, an investment platform concentrating on the transportation, industrial services and healthcare IT sectors.
July 8th: Do You Know Where Your Money Is?, @Hollysignorelli
Holly M Nicholas, CPA, The Money Therapist™ has 26 years of experience and is the owner of a boutique firm that works with high net worth businesses with a particular expertise in medical, distribution, real estate and entertainment industry. When Holly takes on a corporate client she takes care of every aspect of their financial needs.
Holly’s book Do You Know Where Your Money Is?® was written to bring awareness of the nine emotions that cause people of all income levels to make bad decisions relating to money, debts and overspending. If you have ever found yourself in a financial bind due to overspending then this book will help you understand the cause behind it so you can change the pattern and bring absolute abundance into your life.
Holly believes that anyone’s financial epidemic can be changed by realigning the way one thinks about money. This is based on her many travels and interviews with people of all ages and comparing the reality of what prosperity really means in different cultures. For more info, visit hollysignorelli.com
July 15th: How to Position Your Business For Profitability, @darnyellejervey
Darnyelle A. Jervey, MBA is an award winning author, sought after speaker, award-winning certified business coach and marketing consultant. Darnyelle is the founder of Incredible One Enterprises, LLC, a full service marketing strategy, empowerment and business optimization consulting firm that specializes in offering business leaders marketing and business optimization strategies, empowerment and executive coaching solutions to individuals and organizations worldwide. For more info, visit incredibleoneenterprises.com.
July 22nd: Facebook for Small Businesses, @MariSmith
Often referred to as “the Queen of Facebook,” Mari Smith is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on Facebook marketing and social media marketing. She is a Forbes’ Top Social Media Power Influencer, author of The New Relationship Marketing and coauthor of Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day. Facebook recently selected Mari to partner with as the company’s leading Facebook expert, where she facilitates and teaches at the 2015 Boost Your Business series of live training events across the United States. Mari consults with businesses and brands of all sizes around the world to help accelerate their profits by integrating proven Facebook and social media marketing strategies. She is also often cited in prestigious publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Inc., Fortune, and Success Magazine. For more info, visit marismith.com.
July 29th: Content for Small Businesses, @TedRubin
Ted Rubin is a leading Social Marketing Strategist, Keynote Speaker, Brand Evangelist, and Acting CMO of Brand Innovators.
Many people in the social media world know Ted for his enthusiastic, energetic and undeniably personal connection to people. Ted is the most followed CMO on Twitter according to Social Media Marketing Magazine; one of the most interesting CMOs on Twitter according to Say Media, #13 on Forbes Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers, and number #2 on the Leadtail list of Top 25 People Most Mentioned by digital marketers. For more info, visit tedrubin.com.