#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.
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Here is a list of who is on #SmallBizChat in September.
September 2: How To Hire an SEO Firm for Your Small Business With @CodyCJensen
Cody Jensen worked at Google for two years before crawling up the corporate chain with SEO companies such as Boostability and 180fusion. He also started his own PPC company along the way, and is quite often invited as a guest blogger/speaker for respected companies such as SEMRush, PPC Hero, Moz, VentureBeat, and Forbes.
In late of 2014, Cody decided he wanted to bring integrity & performance to Search Engine Marketing and founded Searchbloom. For more information, visit http://www.searchbloom.com/
September 9: How to Get Unstuck in Your Small Business With @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. Barry applies simple, strategic steps to facilitate change.Barry has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 20 years.
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. He has also written four books about small business and customer service. For more information, visit http://www.barrymoltz.com
September 16: How to Build a Community for Your Small Business With @AlexDC
Alex de Carvalho works for IBM as Social Business Manager. Previously, Alex was named as the first Knight Innovator in Residence, serving at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Florida International University. He also served as the Regional Development Director for Constant Contact in South Florida. Alex taught a social media course at the University of Miami’s School of Communications and co-authored “Securing the Clicks: Network Security in the Age of Social Media,” published by McGraw-Hill.
Based in Miami, Florida, Alex is the founder and President of Social Media Club South Florida, a 5,300 member association of social media professionals, business and agency owners, and students. Alex also runs BarCamp Miami, Ignite Miami, and Social Media Day South Florida, which are annual conferences for new media and tech professionals; he is also a founding member of RefreshMiami, South Florida’s largest developer and startup community. Alex serves on the Advisory Boards of FIU’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and New Leaders Council. An INSEAD MBA, Alex speaks English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Finnish. For more information, visit http://www.alexdc.org
September 23: How to Transition to Chip Card Technology for Your Small Business with @SmallBizTrends (Sponsored by Visa)
Anita Campbell has been an entrepreneur at heart her entire life. A lawyer by training, she has a wide range of interests, as reflected in her varied background in banking, information technology, human resources, marketing and eCommerce. She is a business speaker, analyst, publisher and writer. Widely regarded as an authoritative voice on small business issues, Anita publishes several successful online media properties reaching more than 6 million small business owners annually. She also shares her voice on the OpenForum.com and is an invited contributor at the SBA.gov Community site, among others.
Anita is the CEO of Small Business Trends LLC, a media and information company. In that role she closely follows trends in the small business market and trends in technology. Before starting her entrepreneurial journey she held various executive positions in the corporate world. She was a senior executive with Bell & Howell Company, including serving as CEO of a technology subsidiary of Bell & Howell. Today her focus is on growing her online publications and communities. Anita’s expertise has been noted or her opinion quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and countless other media. For more information, visit http://www.smallbiztrends.com
September 30: How to Boost Your Multilevel Marketing Business with @Sulrah
Sulaiman Rahman is a social entrepreneur and investor who is born and raised in Philadelphia. Over the last 5 years, he has successfully built an international marketing and distribution business in the gourmet coffee and tea industry.
Sulaiman is also the Founder/CEO of the Urban Philly Professional Network (UPPN). UPPN is an organization with a purpose to engage, empower and connect Philadelphia’s next generation of diverse business and civic leadership. The organization has over 15,000 subscribers, primarily professionals and entrepreneurs between the ages of 25-44 in the Greater Philadelphia area. For more information visit http://uppn.com