“It’s NEVER About the Money…even when it is,” is Pegi Burdick’s third book. She became an expert on how our emotions impact our financial decisions through surviving her own financial cliff in 2007. She is an NYU Alumni and affectionately calls herself a serial entrepreneur - 22 jobs and four businesses by the time she was 58. She finally found her true voice after being a mortgage broker and is passionate about preventing women from falling apart financially. She has been featured in the Huffington Post, FORBES Women, MSN Living, and US News and World Report.
Nina Amir is the author of “Creative Visualization for Writers: An Interactive Guide for Bringing Your Book Ideas and Your Writing Career to Life” and the Amazon best-selling author of such books as “How to Blog a Book” and “The Author Training Manual.”
She is known as the Inspiration-to-Creation Coach because she helps writers and other creative people combine their passion and purpose so they move from idea to inspired action and Achieve More Inspired Results. Nina has self-published eighteen books and has had as many as nine books on Amazon’s Top 100 lists and six on the same bestseller list at the same time.
Ling Wong is an Intuitive Brainiac, Creativity Mentor and Copywriting Alchemist. Through her unique blend of marketing coaching, content strategy and copywriting process, she helps the maverick-preneurs uncover, articulate & transform their WHY into content that connects, resonates and converts -- by way of an intuitive yet rigorous iterative process born out of her Harvard Design School training and 15 years experience in the online marketing industry.
Ling is Inbound Marketing, Content Marketing, and Email Marketing certified. Through her writing engagements with various SaaS and marketing companies with the goals of driving organic traffic, building readership and increasing conversion, she's well-versed in topics including online marketing, content marketing, eCommerce, conversion, UX, social media marketing, and more.
She helps coaches, consultants, service professionals, solopreneurs and small businesses apply these best practices to their specific business models and circumstances.
She's author of, "Copywriting Alchemy: Secrets To Turning a Powerful Personal Brand Into Content That Sells."
This book is designed for coaches, consultants, solopreneurs and small business owners who want to establish a standout personal brand and translate it into meaningful, powerful and effective marketing copy.
You'll uncover the 5 critical layers of a powerful and sustainable personal brand, and be taken through a step-by-step process to build yours on a solid foundation.
The reason why most branding exercises fall short is that many people end up with a "brand style guide" yet unable to communicate its essence through their marketing content. They ended up with plain vanilla copy that sounds like everybody else. Their voice and personality got lost in translation.
This book presents an integrated process to help you craft a powerful personal brand and turn it into content strategy, copy and marketing materials that connect and resonate with your readers, making conversion a natural next step.
Leslie Ziemba is a Law of Attraction Practitioner Love Coach. She is also the Author of “Fearless Love” – Growing Through Divorce, Dating and Divine Purpose to Heal, Thrive and Attract the Love You Desire.
She writes and teaches on the topics of love, relationships, divorce, healing and divine purpose.
Leslie’s passion is helping men and women to overcome challenges related to dating in mid-life and guiding them to having a thriving life and love! Her personal story, work and book reflect pure vulnerability, authenticity and the “Big Sister – Real Talk” we often need to help us get out of our own way.
Leslie is based out of Charleston, SC and works with clients all over the country. When she is not coaching clients or writing, she is practicing meditation, enjoying the beach, time with her two grown children and grandson as well as her French Bulldog - Pookie.
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Melinda Chen is a sales coach helping female entrepreneurs sell to big clients. She is also a sales executive with an impressive sales track record of 8 figures. Her company, Women Making Big Sales, allows female entrepreneurs to start connecting and sell to big clients in 5 weeks.
Melinda grew up in an entrepreneurial family. When she first started her sales career after university, she wanted to know everything about selling. So, she spent years reading over 20 books in sales, made over 5,000 cold calls and worked with agents, reps and corporate clients around the world. Since then, she has mastered the art of selling to big companies and made sales in Americas, Europe and Asia covering a wide range of industries. She is inspired to help women take control of their lives by going for big clients, closing important deals and dramatically expand their business.
Ronnika Ann, has dedicated her life in helping others through Communications and Public Relations under iGN PR & Co.
Ronnika Ann, is the leader and visionary of every campaign she touches; she spearheads strategic campaigns and develops goals for each client. Every win and opportunity for growth is personal. That commitment to personal growth is at the heart of her team's efforts and she works relentlessly with top PR Heads in the industry, to focus on mastering relationship-based business to earn her clients' public support.
Inside the office walls, Ronnika "keeps the light on". She makes sure everyone she works with has just the right amount of light. When things get hectic, she smiles and goofs off, lighting the way to solution based relief. And since a little happy dance never hurt anyone, each win is celebrated, in real-time. It's a priority of hers to keep her team and her clients full of faith, spirit and, well, happy. It is Ronnika's integrity based leadership and purpose driven character that make her campaigns a growing success. Passing this persistence and passion to her clients makes every difference in her business as well.
Ronnika has gained 8 plus years of experience in leadership, event planning, production, public relations and journalism. Her most recent attributes have come from her contributions to IGN PR & Co., Yellow Pages Corporate Marketing Team, The Sun Herald Newspaper, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Mississippi's Channel 23, and ABC's WAPT Channel 16. As a result of such vast experiences, she created, publishes and writes for the PR Insights and has published a book series called: "Putting The PR Back in EntrePReneurship" under her PR for a Day Consulting Service.
Ronnika received her Master's in Business Administration from American InterContinental University and has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Mass Communications and Speech Communication from Jackson State University. She is a lady of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. Because of all of her achievements, Ronnika was awarded the "Keys to the City" from her hometown, Biloxi, Ms. Ronnika A. Joyner Day is official celebrated on January 4th.
Grace Keller's experience in the financial arena spans over a decade with a background comprising in areas of financial modeling, profit and loss, pricing strategies, budgets, and ad-hoc projects. Her expertise has benefited household-name corporations such as Daimler Chrysler, Kellogg, Bosch, and Sears, among others. In addition, she boasts an extensive background in business analysis, long-range strategic planning, and working cross-functionally to balance strategic and financial goals.
After years in the corporate work, Keller is taking her skills and knowledge to a new industry by launching a personal/business concierge service. Her company, SAVING Grace, stemmed from Keller's own history and wisdom gained from being a caretaker to both of her parents, all while working full-time. Keller is blending her first-hand experiences by creating a vision that supports everyone from working professionals, people on short-term disability, new moms, parents, the disabled and caregivers who need a little break. Hindsight learning as a caretaker combined with a successful career in finances makes for the perfect ingredients allowing Keller to aide others who are on their own journey.
Keller earned her Bachelor of Science in Finance from DePaul University, and her Master of Science, Business Information Technology degree through a dual program with Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and Information Technology at DePaul University.
Kelly Stickel is the founder and CEO of Remodista, a social think tank examining global retail disruption. A collaborative thinker, she is focused on understanding the layers of disruption in retail and translating insights into actionable items for retail brands using community as a business model.
Devoting a decade at Accenture and Acquity Group, Kelly spent a majority of her career focused on connecting people, cultivating women leaders, and building business development strategies in management consulting. Starting in recruiting, Kelly worked her way through vendor relations, business development, and alliance partnerships focused on marketing and commerce business problems in both B2B and B2C verticals.
Kelly is passionate about cultivating leaders and is currently focused on assisting women in key executive roles in business. Recently awarded the Women of Influence 2016 from Chicago Business Journals, Kelly has since then launched the Women to Watch in Retail Disruption program in January of 2016 and expanded the program to Australia.
Kelly is very proactive in the communities of Chicago as she also is on the IoT Council for Illinois Technology Association, speaks on topics around the community such as Internet of things and retail, as well as, the importance of women in executive roles, and writes a monthly column on retail disruption and the women to watch for Bizwomen. A graduate from University of Missouri with a degree in Political Science. Kelly is an accomplished mosaic artist and teaches art classes in her local Chicago community. To learn more about Kelly Stickel and her brand you can head to: www.remodista.com.
Ashley Northington is an award-winning marketing communications professional and entrepreneur. She is the founder and agency director at DENOR Brands & Public Relations, a boutique public relations, digital marketing, and brand strategy firm in Nashville. She is also the founder of #LiveYourBrand, an online community for emerging and aspiring entrepreneurs who want to move beyond the ideation phase and take massive action to turn their business dream into a reality.
The host of The #LiveYourBrandShow, Ashley is committed to empowering and inspiring entrepreneurs to stop procrastinating and kick their businesses into overdrive. Through her work with DENOR, Ashley and her team are focused on helping people, brands, organizations and companies share the right story to the right people at the right time on the right platforms. Her firm specializes in blending media and influencer relations with thoughtful digital marketing strategies to create powerhouse brands that make the world a better place.
Ashley has been featured by numerous publications including The Entrepreneurial Mind, Tennessee Tribune, Tennessean, Pulling Purse Strings, Common Cents Radio, The Connect Magazine and more. Her work has been featured by publications and outlets nationwide including New York Times, Huffington Post, HuffPost Live, Aspire 360, Clutch Magazine, Los Angeles Times, NPR, Boston Globe and more.
Ashley is a proud graduate of Tennessee State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in women’s studies. She also earned a Master of Public Administration with concentrations in public policy and higher education from Louisiana State University.
Founder Kate Dobie was born and raised in a small southern Minnesota town where her dad was the local postmaster. She spent many hours after school and on Saturday mornings shuffling around his mail room.
This foreshadowing aside, Kate has had diverse and dynamic professional experience which took her from that hometown of 500 people to traversing the largest cities and interacting with the biggest brands on the planet, including two and a half years studying Mandarin in mainland China and five years working for Major League Baseball in Australia.
As the first female General Manager of an Australian baseball franchise in national history, Kate has an immense passion for seeing women succeed in business and hopes to serve the Pens Plus Pals community with the same enthusiasm and dedication she brought to the international sports industry.
Pens Plus Pals is a modern matching service for pen pals. Using the best bits of modern technology, P+P reverse engineers to match aspiring pens pals across generations and geographies and facilitate one-to-one tactile communication.