Jane Applegate, author and business advisor was recently in Seattle, WA. She spoke at a CRAVEchat, Applegate talked about the monthly theme “Hit a Nerve.” Her book, 201 Great Ideas for Your Small Business, is a terrific resource for learning how to hit that nerve in your business!
Jane Applegate is America’s most respected small business management expert. A popular keynote speaker and commentator, she’s author of four books on small business success, including 201 Great Ideas for Your Small Business and The Entrepreneur’s Desk Reference. The third edition of the best-selling 201 Great Ideas is available as a John Wiley trade paperback and in all eBook formats including Nook and Kindle.
Applegate is the leading small business speaker for Bloomberg Television’s Idea Exchange speaker series. In 2010, she keynoted 15 events co-sponsored by Bloomberg TV, chambers of commerce and cable operators. In 2011, she will speak at dozens of events sponsored by chambers and others including Virtual CFO.com, the National Assn. of Women Business Owners and the New York Times Small Business Summit.
She’s the founder of The Great Ideas Network, a new small business video network focused on sharing great ideas via 201greatideas.com.
Applegate contributes original articles to OpenForum.com, Cox Business, (Coxsbn.com), Montecito Bank & Trust and Pitney Bowes’ PBSmartEssentials.com.
Prior to starting her own business, she was an award-winning syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times. For several years, Applegate co-produced and moderated the New York Times Small Business Summit, sponsored by American Express. Applegate also created, produced and co-anchored Bloomberg Small Business for the USA Network and Entrepreneur’s Only for CNN. Her Succeeding in Small Business radio report aired on hundreds of CBS stations in the 1990s.
Applegate consults with a select group of companies serving the small business market, including Pitney Bowes, Cox Business and Montecito Bank. TAG has produced small business events for: Sprint, Merrill Lynch, MasterCard, AT&T and IBM among others.
The Applegate Group, founded in 1991, provides strategic marketing and video production services to big and small companies.
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