This week, Las Vegas is going to be inundated with bloggers as Blog World Expo kicks off October 15 -17th (You are going, right?!) If you have not registered for Blog World it’s not too late! Go to Blog World Expo and use the coupon code “PB20” to save 20%! The force behind Blog World Expo, Rick Calvert and Jim Turner, joined hosts Angie A. Swartz and Rieva Lesonsky on Boost Your Business Radio.
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Guest Info and Notes: Rieva and Angie discuss how Housing Starts are up for the 3rd month indicating the Economy might be turning around while other factors are still uncertain, how you can benefit, focusing on what you do best, beefing up your skills and attending industry trade shows. Additionally, we discuss the deaths of Ted Kennedy, Eunice Kennedy Shriver and the Kennedy family philosophy: you must do something with your life to better society. They discuss the importance of karma of the universe and giving back via money, time or just helping others.
Guest Info and Notes: Rieva and Angie interview Rick Calvert and Jim Turner from Blog World Expo. Blog World Expo is the premier conference for bloggers and podcasters started by Rick Calvert after he started a blog as a hobby and found that there was no conference for bloggers four years ago. Blog World expects 3500 attendees in October 2009 and offers some of the world’s leading authorities on the blogging industry as speakers. We discuss how the event offers an atmosphere where everyone is approachable even folks like Mike Shinoda, lead singer for Lincoln Park (2008 speaker & attendee). Additionally, we compare/contrast bloggers to traditional reporters and how the industry has changed. Rick offers a 20% off discount code for attendees.
Guest Info and Notes: Rick and Jim discuss their experience transitioning from corporate careers to full time entrepreneurs and offer advice to anyone making the same change. We discuss how Blog World Expo 2009 will offer over 200 speakers including folks like Erin Swisher, Brian Solis & Chris Brogan. Tracts are offered for Bloggers and Professionals focused on the Business, Nonprofits, Military, Medical, Mommy, Real Estate Industries. The conference also offers terrific networking opportunities.
Guest Info and Notes: The Truths in Business are Lessons for Business Owners. 1) It Takes Hardwork 2) There will be uncertainty 3) Only You will be truly passionate about your own business 4) The hardwork you Being your own boss is like nothing else and luck 5) Luck plays a part but you can only take advantage of luck if you put in the hard work 6) You must get involved in your community, the world and your business because it will come back to help you. 7) The economy is still unstable but focus on what yourself 8) If you product sucks, social media won’t change it. 8) Social Media will expose your dirty laundry. 9) People buy from people you like. Social media allows you to present personality. 10) Social media builds loyalty.
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