Resume-Ready & Professional Polishing with the Top Tier Business Executive in Mind ft. Jordan Riles

This Lunchtime Topic is an opportunity for business leaders to ensure their resumes are still up-to-date. Even business owners should be ready for any contracts that may become available or interest them. Speaker Jordan Riles will also help attendees and listeners polish their business etiquette to include proper introductions, LinkedIn, and professional protocol.

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Creating a Red Velvet Rope Policy & Never Have Another Bad Day at Work ft. Jaime Blair

The Red Velvet Rope Policy is a filtration system that allows in only your ideal clients. Clients who energize you and inspire you, and most importantly, clients who allow you to do your best work. Because two things happen when you’re doing your best work:

1. People are talking about your best work—and that’s the most powerful marketing in the world.
2. You will love almost every minute of the work you do. If you love almost every minute of the work you do, you will want to do more of it. And if you want to do more of it, guess what? Marketing and selling become fun and natural, and you’ll be a magnet for awesome clients..

Watch for tools and inspiration to define and create your own Red Velvet Rope policy, so you can only work with clients who you want to have a drink with (instead of the ones who drive you to drink).

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How I Turned My Service-Based Business Into a Digital Product ft. Caitlin Lindsey

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Have you been sitting on an online product idea, but aren’t sure how to get it going? Want to figure out how to set up a potential passive income stream that has you making money while you sleep? In this Brunchtime Topic, we talked with Caitlin Lindsey, Founder of Fit To Entertain, to learn how she launched her new online product Fit To Eat, plus how she is marketing it.

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Brenden DelaRua Presents Marketing Funnels to Keep Your Pipeline Full

You need a sound marketing strategy to keep your pipeline full of ideal clients. Marketing your creative services becomes an unwanted chore when you are too busy keeping up with your current workload. So how do you make your marketing funnel work for you? Brenden The Marketer will show you how to create a marketing funnel that is defined for your target audience even with all the outside influences that are affecting your marketing funnel every day.

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10 Steps to Avoid a Cyber Breach ft. Lokx & Fortinet | Creative Coast Lunchtime Topic

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Does your company have an up-to-date and active cybersecurity strategy in place? You read and hear about the high-profile cyber breaches – Colonial Pipeline, JBS Foods, T-Mobile, AT&T, LinkedIn, Kaseya, Oldsmar (FL) Water Treatment, Microsoft, SolarWinds, et al. However, there are thousands more breaches/events weekly you never hear about because they are not household names. Cybercrime is ever-evolving, and it’s a business emanating from gangs in the nation-states – they go to work every day in tall shiny buildings! No sector, business segment, or organization size is immune.

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Uncovering Your Clients’ Secret Motivation ft. Eric Holtzclaw

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Eric V. Holtzclaw joins us for a special, FREE & virtual Make Startups event on Customer Discovery. Eric is a Partner at Liger Partners, a full-service marketing agency. He has over 25 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur at successful startups and has been featured on CNN, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, ABC News, BBC News, The Washington Post Magazine, and USA TODAY.

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Moving From Ideation to the Planning Phase of Business Development ft. Nita Penn

The workshop will give an overview of the Three Phases of Business and how ideation is used throughout the phases via iteration. The primary focus of the workshop will be on the preamble/startup phase. Most people generally refer to ideation as “brainstorming” but adding Strategy, SMART goals, and Prioritization makes it IDEATION and will set you up for greater success and make you more likely to gain access to capital.

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