It’s been almost a year since Simplex-IT first presented this topic and it remains today one of our most highly attended events. This year, we’re happy to announce that our panel of experts has agreed to return and share their collective wisdom to help you effectively promote your small-medium business through the various social media like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

Chris Brown is the owner of a full service marketing consulting firm, Marketing Resources and Results, for business professionals who want to improve their marketing strategies, tactics and results. Marketing Resources & Results, Inc. helps companies with their marketing needs, offering marketing consulting and marketing tools to get the job done. Since 1998 she has specialized in customized marketing programs that work.

 She also writes her own blog on the subject, Branding & Marketing, that is chock full of good marketing tips and tricks.

Deborah Chaddock Brown opened AllWrite Ink in 2005 and helps businesses build credibility, community and customer relationships with social media and by writing WORDS PEOPLE READ® for websites, newsletters, and employee communications.  Deborah is also an accomplished speaker and the author of two books:  It’s a Party:  Planning a Successful Retail Sales Event and Back to Basics: 30 Tips to Market Your Small Business and Establish Your Expert Status in the Industry.

Deborah also serves as the editor of Make or Break Moments, a customer relationship blog and Ohio Web Writer, a blog dedicated to sharing tips and trends in online communication.

Norma Rist is president of Norma J. Rist CEO Consulting, Inc., a company that provides strategic growth and profitability solutions. She has over 20 years of experience in marketing, operations and financial management. Her management experience includes positions as controller for a $200-million division of a public corporation and vice president and general manager for a $40-million manufacturing and wholesale company, Pepsi-Cola Bottlers of Akron, Inc. Norma is the author of Small Business Savvy (Adams, 2001).

As a consultant and business coach, Norma works with business owners to analyze financial information, improve operational effectiveness, and assess new opportunities. She has assisted hundreds of entrepreneurs in growing their businesses and improving profitability.

Having seen the reaction of the attendees from last year’s event I can assure you that the time you spend with these three veteran business leaders will leave you wanting more. But seating will definitely be limited so you would be wise to get your RSVP in early.

Join us on June 15, 2011 from 11:30am-1:00pm at Hattie’s Café, 164 N. Main St. in Hudson.

Call John at 234.380.1277 or email to reserve your seat TODAY!