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  • 00:32

    Google+ Is It The Right Social Media Platform For Business

    in Business

    Google+ should you be there?

    Google+ is one of the newer social media kids on the block and a lot of businesses are wondering if they need to play in that sandbox as well. So what is Google+ all about?                  

    Google+ is a pretty big place to network. Its platform is like a combination of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn but it's important to understand that even though there are similarities, G+ does not work like Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn and must be treated quite uniquely.

    So, should you be using Google+? According to Google, there are over 300 million active users but I think it's important to recognize that that number could be quite skewed. Google is a pretty powerful entity to be dealing with and they have a lot of motivational behavioural power over users. 

    Andrea Lindal, owner of Lexabi Communications will share her experience with Google+.  Lexabi Communications provides a full set of online marketing solutions specializing in social media management, email marketing and digital design.  Find out more HERE.

    Read her article in the Brighter Business Empower Magazine HERE.


  • 00:54

    #329 Finding Your Calling, Google+, Closing Sales, Culture, EMV Chips

    in Business

    Segment 1: Jeff Goins is the author of four books including his most recent best-seller The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do. 

    Segment 2: Martin Shervington is a consultant, speaker, trainer and coach on all things Google+. As the community manager for both Plus Your Life and Plus Your Business!, his role is to support individuals and new businesses to use Google+. 

    Segment 3: Raj Gossain drives Product and User Experience strategy and execution at ClearSlide. Prior to joining ClearSlide, Raj was VP & GM for new cloud & mobile collaboration apps at Cisco Systems where he ran the Project Squared team. 

    Segment 4: Stan Slap is the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author off Bury My Heart at Conference Room B. His new book is called Under the Hood. 

    Segment 5: Kevin Mullins is senior vice president of electronic services for IBC Bank where he directs the operational oversight of products and services including online banking, mobile banking, card services, ACH and corporate treasury management and merchant services.

    Sponsored by Sage, Nextiva and CorpNet.


  • 00:30

    Google+ Expert Mary Stovall

    in Business

    Last week we talked about search engine optimization in the blogging process. I promised to bring on someone who knows, search engine optimization, but from a different point of view. It may be an easier way for you to affect Google's search engine results when someone looks for your business. Today we're going to discover the power of Google+.

    Today my guest is Mary Stovall. Mary is a Certified Google Plus Consultant. She's part of a world class team that helps small to large businesses increase their Social SEO on Google+. She has expertise in ? high-tech start-ups specializing in Google Apps for Android development. Mary also has a well rounded business background with experience consulting for multi-national corporations and entrepreneurial start- ups. 

  • 00:31

    The Candy Business

    in Fashion

    Your candy gang ladies are back. Bringing you juicy news, sweet treats, sweet or sour reviews, and candy shop. Larissa McRae @mizzchinasky, Ashley McNeill @asshhkatt, Ms. Mack @officialmsmack. We know you missed us but we back for good, spread the news, the livest show on your online satellite airwaves. Come chill with us

  • 00:49

    5 Must Have Google Chrome Extensions To Save You Time and Money In Your Business

    in Business

    Google Chrome is one of the top browsers that people use to surf the web. Did you know that there a Google Chrome extensions that you can add that can enhance your browsing experience while helping you stretch your dollars in your business? If not, this is the show for you! Join host and author Lisa Sims as she discusses the five must have Google Chrome extensions to save you time and money in your business.

  • 00:28

    The Truth About Business Insurance

    in Entrepreneur

    “You’re not covered,” is the last thing you want to hear your insurance professional say to you when disaster strikes your business.

    Discover the common misunderstandings about business insurance, the industry and its products, and how they contribute to poor decisions in buying coverage for your business when insurance expert James L. Holmes, Jr.  busts myths and shares his insights on Business Confidential with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner on May 28, 2015 at 1 pm Eastern on Blog Talk Radio.

    Jim is the Managing Partner of Sentinel Risk Advisors, LLC, a comprehensive insurance, risk analysis and liability firm that helps guard your assets and guide you in customizing coverage tailored to your business needs.

    Jim is a graduate of North Carolina State University and maintains an active certificate as a Certified Public Accountant. Active in his community, he serves on numerous boards, including as a member of the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina. He is particularly passionate about operating companies, professional liability, complex casualty, commercial real estate, income properties, and growth companies.

    Tune in to Business Confidential with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner and special guest Jim James L. Holmes, Jr.  from Sentinel Risk Advisors, LLC on May 28, 2015 at 1pm Eastern and discover what you need to know to get the peace of mind that comes with the right insurance coverage for your business.

    Business Confidential with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner is proudly sponsored by the Legal Leverage® Academy.

  • 00:34

    Is Your Business Name Trademarked?

    in Legal

    Trademarks help keep your brand ID safe, with the idea that no one else in the market can come in and use your brand or trademark for a similar thing. In this show, Bill and Rick discuss how you define and apply a trademark to your business that ultimately identifies the source of your product or service and distinguishes it from your competitors.

  • 00:12

    Going to Google for #GIFA2015

    in Technology

    Deb Evans and Jack Monson are very excited to attend the 3rd annual Google International Franchise Association Assembly (GIFA) Summit. Franchise members are hosted at Googleplex in Mountain View Calfornia for a few days of networking and learning!

    Google has planned forums hosted by some of Google's top executives and will be joined by franchise industry leaders where attendees will discover new ideas and possibilities for their franchise brands and customers. 

    It will be an incredible experience and Deb and Jack are anxious to share it with you! 

    Follow Deb and Jack on Twitter, Periscope and Instragram and the hashtag #GIFA2015.

  • 00:59

    The Future of the Electricity Grid – New Business Paradigms

    in Business

    This month's podcast features the World Business Academy's take on domestic and international economies, the state of US politics, and a future vision for the global energy system. Our guest is leading electricity economist and futurist Lorenzo Kristov, Ph.D., who recently authored the article The Future History of Tomorrow's Energy Network in Fortnightly Magazine (paywall).

    Please support this service by becoming a Member or Associate Member of the World Business Academy.

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  • 00:31

    Is Google+ Really Dying as a Social Network?

    in Technology

    You've heard the pundits: Some are saying the death of Google+ has started. That Google+ is a dead network. Google + is on the way out. Google is dismantling Google +. No one is using it. It a ghost town. Today the naysayers are pointing out that Google is dismantling parts of Google+ by removing key elements form its functionality. Well, I'm here to tell you that although Google+ is undergoing changes with its new management, it’s not going away any time soon.  The pundits were wrong before and they will be wrong again here. Actually I believe they are missing the point. I believe Google has a different strategy altogether. If you want to know more, tune in and turn on to this week’s episode of Working The Web To Win as we explore Google+’s latest changes as it evolves into something new.

  • 01:22

    Google Glass

    in Entrepreneur

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