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  • 00:39

    CHRISTMAS IN JULY: Your 2017 Holiday Marketing Guide: AGASW Bonus Episode

    in Marketing

    It's Christmas In July bonus episode! While, Amazon and others push a big spend day in July, today, let us focus on creating and implementing a plan to profit from the height of consumer spending, the real Christmas season.
    Forget what the calendar says --- Christmas starts in September. Small businesses and micro-enterprises develop your A.G.A.S.W. with Business and Marketing Strategist, Jacqueline Taylor-Adams. Discover her five step process to get your business ready to maximize its returns during the Christmas holiday shopping season. Audience . Goals . Analytics . Strategy . Website .
    CLICK HERE FOR YOUR FREE PODCAST SERIES COMPANION WORKBOOK for the 2017 HOLIDAY MARKETING GUIDE.
    This is Jacqueline's 5th season of preparing businesses for the holiday season. As the creator of the Christmas In July B2B podcast series and the Black Economic and Entrepreneurship Development Conference & Expo's Shop 96 Hours, Jacqueline has partnered with the BEEDC to also present the Holiday Marketing Guide series as a B2B precursor for Shop 96 Hours. Shop 96 Hours marathon tv is an unprecedented collaboration for one stop shopping with Black owned businesses from Black Friday through Cyber Monday.
    FOLLOW UP:
    get the eBook - release July 25, 2017 enroll in the 6 Week Group Coaching Session Aug 2 thru Sept 13, 2017

  • 00:16

    DACA RESCINDED. WHAT NOW?

    in Legal

    On September 5, 2017 Acting Secretary of The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Elaine C. Duke, issued a memorandum rescinding the June 15, 2012 memorandum under the Obama administration entitled “Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United States as Children,” which established the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”). In this podcast, immigration attorney Vishal Chhabria explains the consequences on current DACA recipients, DACA recipients whose status is set to expire over the next 6 months, and individuals who were otherwise eligible to apply for DACA but had not yet submitted an application. Additionally, legislation currently in Congress which may provide relief to "Dreamers" (those eligible to apply for DACA) is discussed.    

  • 00:31

    HRExaminer Executive Conversations w/ Tom Hammond, Paychex | Sept 8 - 7 AM PDT

    in Business

    Tom Hammond assumed the role of vice president of corporate strategy and product management in January 2017 with more than 25 years of experience at Paychex.
    He leads an organization that develops strong, intuitive, and relevant Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions for small and mid-size businesses, embracing the challenge of remaining cutting-edge in an increasingly competitive market. He also shapes and directs the execution of the company’s strategic vision.
    Earlier in his Paychex career, Hammond spent six years as the senior director of product and program management, putting his stamp on Paychex software development initiatives. He oversaw the creation of Paychex’s flagship payroll application, CORE Advanced, and has since played an integral role in its evolution into what is now Paychex Flex, the company’s full suite of HCM solutions.
    A graduate of St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y. Hammond earned his Bachelor of Science degree in marketing in 1990. 

  • 00:46

    Franchise Interviews Welcomes Back the Marco's Pizza Franchise Opportunity

    in Entrepreneur

    We have a great show today.  It was almost a decade ago we interviewed Marco’s Pizza.  We invited John Ramsay, the Vice President of Franchise Development Services to come back and give us an update.   Since 2008, Marco’s Pizza has continued to open an average 2-3 new locations every week, exploding from 200 to over 800 locations in just six years.  At Marco’s, they pride themselves on ah-uthentic Italian artisan pizza, made with fresh, real ingredients and dough made in the store daily. At a time when 91% of Americans eat pizza at least once a month, more people are choosing the quality pizza we’ve built our brand on. 
     
    In part 2, we play a clip from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising podcast.

  • 00:19

    GPO Presents CEO in 10 with Kevin Roberts...64 Shots

    in Marketing

    GPO Presents CEO in 10 with Kevin Roberts...64 Shots.
    GPO is one of America's leading search technology companies with proprietary content engine that builds localized marketing content at scale. Visit www.gpo.co for a free assessment on your national brand.

  • 00:25

    Securing Your Home Business - Industry Expert Joy Belinda Beland

    in Business

    All businesses - no matter what their size - must protect themselves from a wide variety of cyber threats. With a little bit of up-front planning, you can protect your home-based business. 
    In this episode of Home Business Radio, "Capt'n" Henderson and Managing Editor Sherilyn Colleen interview industry expert Joy Belinda Beland, of Pink Hat Tech (www.pinkhattech.com).  She will review a variety of easy IT Steps you can take to secure you home business and improve your company's IT. Subjects include:
    * Is the cloud helpful for home-based business owners? Why? * What are the best data backup solutions for a small business? (Dropbox, SharePoint, Google, etc) * What are some quick tips for using privacy settings on your mobile devices to protect personal information? * How do you create and remember secure passwords? * How do you ensure your small business is not targeted by Ransomware? * What are some tips to keeping budgeting and planning for small biz IT fun? * What are effective and affordable security solutions for small businesses? * How do you properly scan URLs and attachments for malware and viruses?  Visit  www.virustotal.com !! * What is a social engineering attack and how do you spot it? * How do you spot and not fall victim to phishing emails? * Plus anything else you'd like to talk about! So come aboard and sail with us as we help you navigate the dangerous shoal waters of worldwide security threats that can cause your business to run aground.  
    Episode Sponsor:  Pace Products, www.paceproducts.com

  • 00:24

    International Differences in Procurement's use of Digital Purchasing Tools

    in Business

    Today Buyers Meeting Point welcomes back Wake Forest researchers Dr. Jim Narus and Dr. Michelle Steward. They have been leading research into a number of different procurement behaviors and how they affect each company's relationship with suppliers as well as individual industry peers. 
    Jim and Michelle are currently focused on the international aspects of digital tool usage, working with their colleagues Lujie Chen in China at the China Europe International Business School, Damien McLoughlin, at University College Dublin in Ireland, and D.V.R Seshadri in India, at the Indian School of Business.
    In this conversation we discuss:
    Variations in the use of digital purchasing tools by country, generation, industry, and type of tool. How procurement's information seeking behaviors are evolving (or not) and what this may mean about their decision making process. The "hot" categories of digital purchasing tools. Anyone interested in connecting with Jim and Michelle or learning more about their research can visit: http://www.engagementb2b.com or follow them on Twitter: @engagementb2b.

  • 00:46

    "Why Employment Should be Meaningful" - with Dr. Temple Grandin

    in Jobs

    Dr. Temple Grandin | Professor | Self-Advocate | Autism Expert | Speaker at #Trailblazing2017 Global Conference on Meaningful Employment | Learn more: www.Trailblazing2017.com
    Dr. Grandin did not talk until she was three and a half years old.  She was fortunate to get early speech therapy.  Her teachers also taught her how to wait and take turns when playing board games.  She was mainstreamed into a normal kindergarten at age five. Oliver Sacks wrote in the forward of Thinking in Pictures that her first book Emergence: Labeled Autistic was “unprecedented because there had never before been an inside narrative of autism.”  Dr. Sacks profiled Dr. Grandin in his best selling book Anthropologist on Mars.
    Dr. Grandin became a prominent author and speaker on both autism and animal behavior.  Today she is a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University.  She also has a successful career consulting on both livestock handling equipment design and animal welfare. She has been featured on NPR (National Public Radio) and a BBC Special – "The Woman Who Thinks Like a Cow". She has also appeared on National TV shows such as Larry King Live, 20/20, Sixty Minutes, Fox and Friends, and she has a 2010 TED talk.  Articles about Dr. Grandin have appeared in Time Magazine, New York Times, Discover Magazine, Forbes and USA Today. HBO made an Emmy Award winning movie about her life and she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2016.

  • 00:36

    Igniting Momentum in Your Business with The AHA Guy Mitchell Levy

    in Business

    Wealthy Sistas® Radio Connecting Business with People, Stories, and Music
    LIVE Tuesdays 11 AM EST | LISTE LIVE 929-477-1798  AND/OR 24/7 @WEALTHYSISTASRADIO.COM
    THIS WEEK'S EPISODE: Mitchell Levy is The AHA Guy at AHAthat self-publishing book platform. He has created 20 businesses in Silcon Valley including 4 publishing companies that have published over 800 books. An International Best Selling Author, Mitchell has provided strategic consulting to over 100 companies, has advised over 500 CEOs on critical business issues, and has been chairman of the board of a NASDAQ-listed company.
    Back by popular Demand...Wealthy Sistas® Radio, is a production of Wealthy Sistas® Media Group, Each week the host Deborah Hardnett interviews extraordinary business owners who share their real life, uncensored and uncut stories of triumphs and mishaps on their journey. Each show is packed with sound business concepts that offer solutions to business professionals globally. And is intertwined with some of the greatest R&B music of all time. Listeners will find Wealthy Sistas® Radio show both informative and inspirational and entertaining.
    Wealthy Sistas® Media Group – Promoting Positive People and Champions of Business Ownership

  • 00:13

    How to Harness the Power of Legal Tech with Alma Asay, Founder of Allegory

    in Legal

    Joining the podcast today is Alma Asay, former litigator at Gibson Dunn, and now one of the few female founders of a legal tech startup, a cloud-based litigation management software called Allegory. She shares her insights on the legal technology space.
    For more on the latest trends, best practices and technologies in the legal management space, check out ALA’s flagship publication, Legal Management, at legalmanagement.org. For more information about any of ALA’s education, events and member services, please visit alanet.org. 

  • 00:40

    IMN NPL Podcast Series-NPL/RPL Property Valuation Process, O'Grady, CEO ProTeck

    in Finance

    According to a recent article in Bloomberg, U.S. securities regulators are investigating whether bonds backed by single-family rental homes and sold by Wall Street’s biggest residential landlords used overvalued property assessments.
    Several of the largest BPO providers received a request for information from the SEC in March requesting information about the BPO’s services they provide.
    The agency has been looking at whether BPOs were wrongly inflated potentially serving as a starting point for an industrywide probe. The SEC is scrutinizing how BPO providers compete for business and whether their customers shop for providers willing to put the highest value on their properties.
    Joining the podcast to discuss the valuation process, as it relates to NPL/RPL & Single Family Rental deals is Tom O’Grady, CEO of Pro-Teck Valuations Services.  Pro-Teck has been providing residential real estate valuation services since 1977.

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