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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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