I am pleased to announce the next Indie Business Revolution @ Raleigh, North Carolina!
The event will be held at the John P. “Top” Green Neighborhood Center on Saturday, June 6, 2009, and will include presentations by Chief Executive Indie Donna Maria Coles Johnson (moi) and Lisa Stewart, CREATIVEGoddess of nationally recognized ECStewart Designs. Indie Business Revolution @ Raleigh is presented in cooperation with Penny Arrowood and the Carolina Mixed Media Art Guild, an artists enclave dedicated to increasing the awareness of and enthusiasm for mixed media arts and artists.
There are only 100 tickets total and I expect this event to fill up quickly, so please purchase your tickets NOW so you don't miss out!
OPENING PRESENTATION: THE INDIE BUSINESS REVOLUTION by Donna Maria
As the Chief Executive Indie, dM is an award winning small business advocate and the fearless leader of the Indie Business Revolution. She has been a popular blogger since 2005, hosts the Indie Business Radio Show and is a sought after speaker at business conferences nationwide. She has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, The Washington Post, Parents Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Women's Day Magazine, Ebony Magazine and also in numerous books on topics ranging from small business branding to business startup and planning.
How to Use Social Media to Leverage Your Brand and Attract More Paying Customers For Your Business
Saturday, June 6, 2009
Our special guest is Lisa Stewart, CREATIVEGoddess of ECStewart Designs in Raleigh. She is an award winning designer and illustrator who, along with her husband and business partner, creates an extensive line of sophisticated images that are licensed on all kinds of elegant home accessories and personal products designed to enhance the lifestyle of the sophisticated customer. Lisa is a graduate of Western Michigan University's School of Graphic Design and Fine Arts.
Through the years, Lisa and her husband have become intimately familiar with the challenges artists and crafters face when seeking to make the most of the financial opportunities that flow from their gifts. Lisa and her work have been featured in dozens of magazines and news outlets.
Lisa will share from her experience and answer your questions about everything from maximizing online sales to achieving favorable publicity. If you want to learn how to use free and low cost social media tools to entrench your brand in your niche market, you need to follow Lisa's lead! She can help you turn your artistic talent into a vehicle that will help you enjoy your craft while also living a lifestyle you have always dreamed of.
Attendance is limited to 100 because of the size of the venue. Reserve your ticket now. Tickets are non-refundable.
John P. “Top” Green Neighborhood Center, 401 Martin Luther King Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27061
* 9:00-10:00 :: Eat, Meet, Greet; Open Networking
* 10:00-10:15 :: Indie Business Revolution
* 10:15-11:15 :: Q&A and Discussion
* 11:15 – noon :: Open Networking
Ham and cheese biscuits with Dijon mustard, raspberry preserves and marmalade
Sweet and savory muffins
Fresh fruit tray with French vanilla amaretto dip
Coffee and fresh juices
PRICING & REGISTRATION
$20 in advance (register here) or $25 at the door (space permitting)
ABOUT INDIE BUSINESS
Indie Business is where independent business owners connect, collaborate and succeed. We share tips and how-tos, and use the latest branded new media tools to create new relationships and expand our spheres of influence.
Indie Business Revolution is hosted by Donna Maria Coles Johnson, founder and president of the Indie Beauty Network and Indie Business Media. Known as the Chief Executive Indie and the Original Lifestyle CEO, Donna Maria is passionate about empowering people to maximize their potential through small business ownership. You can follow Donna Maria