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Inexpensive and Creative Ways to Market Your Business

Thu 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales

Would you rather eat live insects than market your small business? You are not alone. Come learn new, inexpensive, fun and creative ways to market. And find out how to best use one of your most powerful and least expensive marketing tools. Bring business cards if you have some, but don’t worry if you don’t. You’ll leave with over 100 inexpensive and creative ideas and tips to help you grow your business, increase your visibility and connect with your community.

Speaker(s): Emily Balance - In her presentations, Emily draws from her experiences in healthcare, education, the corporate world, life and as an entrepreneur and Licensed Professional Counselor. She offers a humorous perspective and engages her audiences by including interaction, structured exercises and discussion. Participants leave with pertinent information and practical suggestions. Emily has owned, operated and marketed her business for over 20 years. She was previously employed at Duke University in Durham, NC; and was also a consultant for “StayWell,” Control Data Corporation’s highly successful Employee Assistance Program in Los Angeles. She holds a BA degree in Journalism and a MEd degree from UNC at Chapel Hill. Emily lives in Raleigh, NC. When she is not speaking or traveling, she volunteers her time with older adults and the Autism Society of NC. Contact Emily at 919.876.6931,,, through Facebook at Emily Ballance, CSP, Professional Speaker, LinkedIn at Emily Ballance, MEd, LPC, CSP, or Twitter @emilyballance

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 828-448-6719


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