Please click on the POD button to listen to the latest Atlanta Business Radio show podcast broadcasting live each Wednesday at 10am EDT from Atlanta, GA, USA. Atlanta Business Radio is sponsored by Fast Pitch! Networking – a one-stop shop for networking and marketing your business online and offline. Please go to their website www.fastpitchnetworking.com. When you sign up, please mention you were referred by Lee Kantor. That will help the show! Thanks.On this morning’s show Amy Otto and Lee Kantor started out by discussing some of the upcoming networking events happening in the Atlanta area. We mentioned the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and their website www.metroatlantachamber.com. We also gave a shout out to our friend Sandy Richardson from the Gwinnett Chamber and her website www.gwinnettchamber.com.
We talked a little about Powercore and BNI, closed contact business networking groups. For more information about them please go to their websites www.powercore.net and www.bniatlanta.com And for a pretty comprehensive listing of all kinds of Atlanta Events including Business Networking events please check out www.AtlantaEvent.com
Our special guest today was Brent Leary co-owner of CRM Essentials.
CRM Essentials is a consulting firm focused on small and mid-size enterprises. He has over 15 years of IT and management consulting experience working on projects for Microsoft, Research In Motion, BellSouth, Compaq and the state of Georgia’s Department of Economic Development. Leary received CRM Magazine’s 2004 Most Influential Leader Award along with his business partner Michael Thomas. He serves on the national board of the Customer Relationship Management Association as Vice President of Technology, and as CRM subject matter expert for the Small Business Technology Task Force.
Brent shared some great tips that will help get more eyeballs to your website. And make you more relevant to your customer. He said to start blogging. Try to post 3 to 5 times a week with thought provoking content for your readers. He also said to participate on business social networking sites like: LinkedIn, Fast Pitch Online and Facebook. He had a lots of other great tips but you’ll have to listen to the show to get them.
For more information about how Brent Leary and CRM Essentials can help you create loyal customers for life please check out his website www.crm-essentials.com. Also take a look at his very popular blog www.brentleary.com and his Atlanta-based radio show www.businesstechnologyradio.com
Also if you know of a business in Atlanta that we should know about please email Amy Otto at Amy @ atlantabusinessradio.com and we will try and get them on the show.