This Friday June 20th Grasshopper,the award-winning leader in providing entrepreneurs and small businesses with virtual phone systems, will be hosting a Fireside Chat for entrepreneurs, owners of startups and business professionals interested in starting a business or taking their business to the next level. The discussion is an online conversation with a panel of six experts ranging in industries from real estate to e-commerce. They will provide attendees with inside tips, tricks and insight to help you reach your audience, grow your business and manage the work/live balance.
You can expect panelists to answer questions based on their real world experience in building their businesses. The rock star lineup includes:
Paul Chaney, Principal of Chaney Marketing Group
Paul is the principal of Chaney Marketing Group with 18 years of experience helping businesses learn how to use the Internet to market more effectively. He has written for Digital Innovation Today, MarketingProfs and was a blogger for Weblogs, Inc. Recently he became a columnist for ClickZ.
Thaddeus Wong, Founder of @properties
Thaddeus is the co-founder of @properties, the largest independently owned residential real estate brokerage firm in Illinois and one of the 25 largest brokerage firms in the U.S. by sales volume. Honors include: The Ernst&Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Midwest, Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 500/5000” list; and Induction in the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame” to name just a few.
Pat Petitti, Co-founder and Co-CEO of HourlyNerd
Pat is co-founder and co-CEO of HourlyNerd, a marketplace that connects businesses to the most talented business consultants for short-term freelance project work. The company was started at Harvard Business School and its investors include Greylock Partners, Highland Capital and Mark Cuban.
Katie Lance, CEO and Owner of Katie Lance Consulting
Katie is the CEO and Owner of Katie Lance Consulting. She has more than 15 years of marketing and branding experience, specializing in helping companies develop their social media strategy and content development plan. She is a frequent blogger and contributor to the Huffington Post and Women 2.0.
Erica Nicole- Founder and CEO of YFS Magazine
Erica is an accomplished serial entrepreneur, acclaimed entrepreneurship expert, and dynamic conference speaker. She leads a diverse business portfolio across digital media and is the Founder and CEO of YFS Magazine.
Mathew Tolin, Founding Member of WireLawyer
Matthew is a founding member of WireLawyer. After graduating from Harvard Law School Matthew joined the New York office of Cleary, Gottlieb. After leaving Cleary, he became General Counsel of NYC Media Group.
Don’t Miss this Online Event
I am excited to have been chosen as the Community Outreach Correspondent for Grasshopper for this Fireside Chat event. The discussion promises to be engaging and insightful. Make sure to RSVP for the event here. You can watch the event live on Friday June 20th at 1 pm ET from the registration page or follow us along on Twitter as we live tweet the event using the hashtag #frsdchat.