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How to Attract New Customers With Public Speaking
25 September 2013

Not every inbound marketing technique today involves digital this and e-that. One of the oldest methods of attracting customers is still one of the most effective: public speaking. How can you turn public speaking into an inbound marketing tool for your business? Start by figuring out what market you’re trying to attract and what organizations they belong to. Read more…

Recap of May’s Women Grow Business Chat With Public Speaking Expert Coach Jill Foster
Jill Foster,Women In Business
Recap of May's Women Grow Business Chat With Public Speaking Expert Coach Jill Foster
21 May 2013

Last Monday marked the second week of the month, which is our monthly community chat. This May we were honored to have Jill Foster, owner of Live Your Talk, and the founder of Women Grow Business back with us again to lead the discussion on the chat topic whose popularity is second only to the State of Women-Owned Businesses – public speaking. Jill’s unique slant for us this time was a critical skill many small business people find themselves lacking in – storytelling. Read more…

Founding Editor Jill Foster Returns for May’s Women Grow Business Chat
current events, Jill Foster, Women In Business
Founding Editor Jill Foster Returns for May's Women Grow Business Chat
7 May 2013

If you know anything about the history of Women Grow Business, you know that it reflects an existing offline  community of women in business. It began with a local group of Washington DC area business women, then expanded regionally, and now, with our new home at Web. com, to a national presence. Read more…

Record-Breaking Twitter Chat with @JillFoster – The Summary
Business, Jill Foster, Public Speaking
Record-Breaking Twitter Chat with @JillFoster - The Summary
10 October 2012

Our twitter chat with the incredible Jill Foster of Live Your Talk was record-breaking,  in more ways than one. During this chat we saw some local DC influencers who support our local events and community but are rarely able to attend. We also were able to get the most questions, ever, on on our topic: “Are You the Public Speaker You Hope to Be?”. Read more…

No Complaining Unless You’ve Done Something About the Problem First
Business, Public Speaking, Thursday Bram
No Complaining Unless You've Done Something About the Problem First
26 July 2012

Getting more women up on stage at conferences, especially in tech fields, is important. We can all agree on that. But recently, I read a post that has got me thinking about what really needs to happen to make it happen. Read more…

Want to Build Your Customer Base? Speak at Conferences.
Small Business Development
Want to Build Your Customer Base? Speak at Conferences.
3 July 2012

For anyone in the B2B (business-to-business) space, a great way to build your customer base is to speak at conferences. But not the conferences related to what you do. Let’s say you have a corporate IT management business. Read more…

The Welcome Surprises of Storyboarding A Speech
Jill Foster, Public Speaking, Women In Business
The Welcome Surprises of Storyboarding A Speech
24 February 2011

[Ed: we hope you enjoy this post either by watching the video, or by reading the written summary below... These are driving questions an audience immediately wants answered when you or any speaker takes the stage to give a speech. The first question is the biggie and represents the audience's natural craving for orientation to the speaker's purpose. Read more…

Chatting With A Purpose
Communication Skills, Empowerment, Jill Foster
Chatting With A Purpose
24 November 2010

It was fast, furious, fun, and a great conversation. Image: Carnival Chat by R. “It” was this month’s #wgBiz regular Twitter chat where, for one hour, many from the Women Grow Business community talked shop on public speaking tips — all at warp-twitterchat-speed (full transcript here). Read more…

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