Joe O'Keefe - How to “Wine & Dine” Your Customers

Owner, Wine 101

It’s a tough time to be in a retail business right now, and if you can find one that’s doing well, you’d be wise to study it and see what you can learn. Fortunately, you won’t have to look very far because this month, we’ll be talking with Joe O’Keefe, owner of Wine 101 in Wake Forest, NC.  He’ll share the strategies that have helped him build a thriving business in the midst of the worst recession in years.


Jonathan Munsell - Plan for Your Marketing Success

Founder, Restaurant Success System

If you want to get the most out of your marketing, you need a plan. Jonathan Munsell, founder of Restaurant Success System, will teach you his proven strategies for marketing planning–the same ones he is using in his own restaurants and shares with his own coaching clients!


Adam Witty – How to Grow Your Business with a Book

July 2010 - Adam Witty, Advantage Media Group. This month we’re talking with Adam Witty, founder and CEO of Advantage Media Group and he’ll tell us nine ways to grow your business by publishing a book. He is a leading author-centric publisher, innovative marketer, and business builder. He is also author of 21 Ways to Build Your Business with a Book. For a free 30-minute consultation on your options for writing your own book, go to www.AMGBook.com.


Cynthia Richards – Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, Oh My!

GearedLocal.com

Everyone keeps talking about social media, and how you have to be visible on all of the sites to be successful, but can you really generate real business and make money by having a presence on these sites? We’ll find out this month when we talk to Cynthia Richards of GearedLocal.com. She’ll give us the hidden secrets to success on social media.


Howie Jacobson – Is Your Web Site Making You Money?

Author,  AdWords for Dummies

Everyone has a web site, but is yours making you any money? We’re talking with Howie Jacobson, author of AdWords for Dummies, about his proven strategies for getting more traffic and qualified leads to your web site.


Ryan Pitz – How to Measure ROI on All Your Marketing

New Call Solutions

People are struggling with their marketing budgets in these tricky economic times. They know they should invest in their marketing; but without a clear and definite return on their investment, it’s tough to know what’s working and what’s not.


Chris Mullins – Are You Missing Sales from Poorly Handled Calls?

Mullins Media Group

For many businesses, the phone is the first point of contact for potential customers, members, and clients. And yet, this is the place where some of the most horrendous customer service happens. Fortunately, this month we’ll hear from Chris Mullins, the Phone Sales Doctor. She’ll share some of her proven strategies including how to fix “bad phone attitude” to get more sales and the best ways to understand and relate to your callers.


Al Oelschlaeger – The King of “TestiBOONials”

Testimonials are among the most important elements to include in any marketing piece, and yet surprisingly few people use them effectively–if at all. But there’s some good news. This month Al Oelschlaeger will share his thoughts on how to easily incorporate testimonials into your marketing.


Barbara Hemphill – How to Create and Sustain a Productive Environment

 The Paper Tiger Lady

With all we have to get done in our lives, maintaining an organized and productive environment is essential. And who better to help us than the “Paper Tiger” lady, Barbara Hemphill! She’ll share her proven strategies to help you get more done and enjoy your life more in the process.


Mark Landis – How to Save Money on Your Merchant Processing!

Metro Merchant Services

If you accept credit cards in your business, you might be paying too much. If you don’t accept credit cards, you probably should. And who better to help you navigate the confusing array of choices than Mark Landis from Metro Merchant Services. He’s been helping businesses with their merchant processing for over 10 years, servicing over 3,000 accounts. You’ll discover why there’s a lot more to what you’re paying than just the “rate” and why you may need more than one merchant account