SOURCE: Women in Consulting
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 3, 2012) - Upcoming online and in-person programs presented by Women in Consulting (WIC) will cover a variety of business best practices, including how to discover your niche, increase sales, and ensure online privacy while maximizing social media tools to drive new business. The events include a presentation highlighting the results of WIC's 11th Annual Best Practices and Compensation Survey.
WIC is a collaborative community of professional consultants and small business owners. WIC events are known for providing actionable tips and techniques that drive real business results. In addition to workshops and monthly webinars, WIC hosts informative in-person meetings in five locations throughout the Bay Area.
The third-quarter events include the following:
Webinars (11:00am - 12:00pm PDT)
July 12: "Discover Your Niche and Increase Revenue Quickly," Cheryl Downing, Cheryl Downing & Associates
August 1: "Triple Your Sales Without Being 'Salesy,'" Carole Rose, 6-Figure Breakthrough Mentor
September 5: "Social Media Security," Devin Redmond, Social IQ Networks
"I have learned so much from the WIC webinars," said Kathie Sherman, president of TenFour Marketing. "The presenters are so knowledgeable and generous with their information. I have applied much of what I've learned in my own business. And I love the fact that I can go back and repeat these webinars anytime I want." After the events, recordings of the webinars are available on demand on the WIC website.
General Meetings (6:00pm - 8:30pm PDT, Mountain View and Menlo Park)
July 19: "Fortune is in the Follow-Up®," Heidi Sloss, author, speaker and business mentor (Quadrus Conference Center, Menlo Park)
August 16: "Winning Content Strategies," Robin Frank, Beep Beep Media (Quadrus Conference Center, Menlo Park)
September 20: "WIC Annual Best Practices Survey Results and Silent Auction," Avery Horzewski, WIC Interim President and CEO AVE Consulting, and Jennifer Berkley Jackson, WIC EVP Operations and CEO The Insight Advantage. (members-only meeting at Michaels At Shoreline, Mountain View)
South Bay Satellite Meeting (11:30am - 1:00pm PDT, Los Gatos Lodge, Los Gatos)
August 13: "Using Wikis to Enable Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing in Your Business," Sarah Cove, Wikispaces
September 10: "Time Management the New Way: Why a Traditional Approach to Time Management Doesn't Work... But What Does!," Stacey Vulakh, TimeStyle Coaching
East Bay Satellite Meeting (11:30am - 1:00pm PDT, Pyramid Alehouse, Walnut Creek)
July 11: Summer networking meeting (no presentation)
August 8: "Want to Create Awesome Products and Services? Turn Your Assumptions Upside Down," Kathy Klotz-Guest, Keeping It Human
September 12: "Does Your Thinking Increase Your Stress and Limit Your Success?" Betty Jo Waxman, Productive Learning & Leisure
Peninsula Satellite Meeting (12:00pm - 1:30pm PDT, Divino's, Belmont)
September 4: Quarterly networking meeting (no presentation)
WIC events are interactive and provide members with direct access to business leaders who share invaluable information about how to thrive in a global marketplace. For a complete list of upcoming WIC networking opportunities, meetings, workshops, webinars, and other events, visit www.womeninconsulting.org/calendar.
Women in Consulting (WIC) is a vibrant, diverse, and powerful community of consultants and small business owners working to build strong businesses. Founded in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1998, WIC provides its 400+ members and affiliates a forum to connect and share with like-minded professionals. Established as a nonprofit, collaborative community to foster successful businesses for its members, WIC sponsors programs and activities to help members network, improve their skills, and thrive even in a tumultuous economic climate, and also provides consulting leadership and support to the community at large.
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