November 2013

Broadcast November 29, 2013 on Liberty Express Radio http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/22435.mp3 No guests today, instead this is Jim's recent EFactor webinar on Becoming a Media Darling.  Enjoy.    [caption id="attachment_5183" align="aligncenter" width="191"] Becoming a Media Darling[/caption]      ...

Broadcast November 27, 2013 on Liberty Express Radio http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/22408.mp3 [caption id="attachment_5168" align="alignright" width="200"] Heather Schwarz Lopes[/caption] Heather Schwarz Lopes - Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at EarlyShares.com Heather Schwarz Lopes is the Chief Strategy Officer at EarlyShares.com. EarlyShares is the crowdfunding platform of the future, where small investments can ignite big ideas. EarlyShares connects entrepreneurs, individuals, investors and communities, allowing them to invest in companies, support projects and earn rewards in an efficient, trusted and secure environment. Heather's background in big banking and areas of expertise, as well as her involvement since the beginning of EarlyShares makes her a key contributor to the industry as whole. She runs the strategy and logistics for the organization, as well as being involved in helping shape this new industry.       [caption id="attachment_5140" align="alignright" width="200"] Ramon Ray[/caption] Ramon Ray - Best Seller of Facebook Guide to Small Business Marketing, Marketing & Tech Evangelist at Infusionsoft & Smallbiztechnology  Ramon Ray is everywhere! He is Regional Development Director for Infusionsoft and Editor of Smallbiztechnology.com. His best seller "Technology Solutions for Growing Businesses" (Amacom) continues to sell well and he co-produces the Annual Small Business Summit (since 2006). He produces the Taste of Technology Small Business Series and is a frequent global speaker.  He has written thousands of technology articles and news items for Inc. Magazine, New York Enterprise Report, Black Enterprise Magazine, TechTarget, Entrepreneur.com, Small Business Resources, CNet, Var Business, and others. He is quoted in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc. Magazine, WCBS Radio, Crains New York, National Federal of Independent Business, Small Business Advocate Radio Show, Wells Fargo Small Business Roundup, Tech Talk with Craig Peterson and Smart Money Tech Solutions.           ...

Broadcast November 26, 2013 on Liberty Express Radio http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/22383.mp3 [caption id="attachment_5188" align="alignright" width="200"] Melinda Emerson[/caption] Melinda Emerson - SmallBizLady, The New York Times You're The Boss Blogger, Best Selling Author of "Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months" & Host of #smallbizchat Melinda Emerson is Founder and CEO of Quintessence Multimedia, but everybody knows her as the SmallBizLady! She advises Fortune 500 companies (like Pitney Bowes, FedEx, Verizon, Xerox, Wal-Mart, Deluxe and Wells Fargo) how to market to small business and helps small businesses and Fortune 500 customers use social media effectively. Melinda shares her small business insights and knowledge through her New York Times column “You’re The Boss” and her blog “succeedasyourownboss.com” which is syndicated by the Huffington Post. Her articles have been featured in Entrepreneur, Smallbiztrends.com, SecondAct.com, Black Enterprise and Essence and she frequently speaks about small business issues on media such as Fox News, MSNBC, NBC Nightly News, Money Matters and in the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune and Inc. Magazines. Forbes Magazine named her the #1 Woman for Entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter.  And, she is the author if the national bestselling author of “Become Your Own Boss in 12 months; A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business That Works.”       [caption id="attachment_5193" align="alignright" width="200"] Tito Gil[/caption] Norberto "Tito" Gil - Co-Founder of MapYourStartup.co Tito Gil runs MapYourStartups, a really cool entrepreneurial platform, where the mission is to connect startup ecosystems by mapping business resources. MapYourStartup.co is dedicated to connecting the startup ecosystems across the US. On the site, you can get a quick illustration of the activity occurring in the entrepreneurial world. From how many startups exist, to how many companies are hiring, to how many are looking for funding, and what events are occurring, all just a few clicks away. The ultimate mission is to connect entrepreneurs to the resources they need to be successful.  Tito started as an entrepreneur early in life, when he would buy,sell, and trade business cards at local trade shows.        ...

Broadcast November 25, 2013 on Liberty Express Radio http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/22364.mp3 [caption id="attachment_5146" align="alignright" width="200"] Claire Zovko[/caption] Claire Zovko - Sports Lawyer, Educator, Sports Law Talk Host Claire Zovko is a Florida based sports lawyer. She was a college athlete herself, and found a way to never leave the game!  She helps with in-house legal affairs, game operations, promotions, and event management, and she is involved with NBA player contract analysis, drafting, and negotiation preparation. Claire also teaches Globalization of Sport at the University of Miami and co-taught an Olympic Games & the Law course in London during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. She has guest lectured on international sports law issues at University of Michigan, Northwestern University, Florida State University, and Florida A&M College of Law and helped with courses in Florence, Italy and Lausanne, Switzerland.       [caption id="attachment_5200" align="alignright" width="100"] Apprehended for Life[/caption] SCORE - Advisor David Moore and Author of Apprehended for Life Montez Bullock SCORE stands for the Senior Core of Retired Executives, and they give free business advice around the US to entrepreneurs and small business owners. With nearly 75 mentors in the Atlanta area, help is available in all business verticals. Whether you are in the planning stages, or are ready to go to the next level, SCORE can help. They are also a resource partner of the Small Business Administration (SBA). SCORE helps navigate through the SBA and makes sure every entrepreneur gets the most free help they can. Today, David Moore of the Atlanta SCORE office and new author Montez Bullock describe how the SBA and SCORE have helped Montez go from gang member to publisher author. Great stuff!    [caption id="attachment_5361" align="aligncenter" width="448"] David  Moore and Montez Bullock[/caption]    [caption id="attachment_5197" align="alignright" width="200"] Adrian Bye[/caption] Adrian Bye - Founder of MeetInnovators.com Adrian Bye interviews the top tech CEOs on his MeetInnovators platform. He makes high-value connections that will help your business grow. MeetInnovators includes interviews with all the A-list players and gives insight, networking opportunities, and direct access to the best minds and most influential CEOs on the Internet. His introductions have lead to huge deals. He has negotiated partnerships with Adobe, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and Symantec. Adrian grew up in Tasmania, Australia and having lived all over the world, is an expert on offshore working and its benefits. But, now he lives in New York City.        ...

Broadcast November 22, 2013 on Liberty Express Radio http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/22328.mp3 No guests today, instead this is Jim's recent EFactor webinar about Building a Small Business Brand.  Enjoy.        ...