How is Small Business Turning These Challenging Times Into an Era of Prosperity?

Marketing efforts are the key concern for businesses today. Are they good enough to drive sales now, with both new and existing customers? How do you find really good marketing advice, you can actually understand, without traveling for hours or reading endless marketing tips and advice online?

Online PR News – 23-March-2009 – – If you can't get a billion dollar bailout what do you do? "Most small businesses are running for cover and cutting back on expenses, like marketing. The single worst mistake they can make" said Eric Gilboord. He adds "smart owner/operators are using the time to pick up new marketing skills, acquire new customers and cement relationships with existing ones."

Eric is the best selling author of 'Just Tell Me What To Do-Easy Marketing Tips for Small Business'. A few years ago Sprint purchased 10,000 copies of his book to give to their customers who signed up for new products. He is an informative and entertaining speaker and session leader. Eric loves to teach small business owners how to grow their businesses and help them talk to each other to share advice and experience.

Eric is taking his seminars, workshops and keynote addresses on a 2009 road trip. Introducing his 'I'll Come To You, Business Stimulation 2009 Tour'. Business owners can always attend one of many local marketing suppliers' presentations. Although, they are typically cleverly disguised to tease the audience and sell the speakers services. Eric will come to satisfy the needs of his audience. "no more waiting for the out of town marketing expert to possibly grace your town. I will come to you when you want me and you pick the location" said Eric Gilboord.

Driving business today and stimulating the economy is the priority! It's everyone's responsibility to do their part to help.

Eric has chosen a path of responsibility that includes lots of interaction with his audiences and flexibility when it comes to group size and location. So no matter what size market or group give Eric a call. He will come to you at your convenience and share his 11 Step New Business Development program, Take Your Business to the Next Level seminar, the Smart Marketing 2 day workshop, his How to Write a Marketing Plan workshop or his keynote addresses.

"I'm really looking forward to finding myself in unusual locations for the seminars. Could be a barn one day and a 5 star resort another or even on a cruise ship" said Gilboord.

Small and Medium-sized business owners all over Canada and the United States are gathering their fellow entrepreneurs in small, medium and large groups to hear Marketing According 2 Eric. Eric speaks SMB the language of small business. Business Owners are quickly understanding and no longer overwhelmed by marketing.

Formal associations and organizations of small businesses, loose affiliations of friends or a couple of smaller groups coming together, Eric is working with them to create the experience they need to learn more about marketing and build sales immediately. Eric is available internationally, he loves to travel.

Private companies are upgrading the marketing skills of their channel partners, dealers, franchisees or even offering an Eric Gilboord event to their customers as an incentive. "An Eric Gilboord event beats giving out desk organizers and gift certificates for dinner as a reward" said Linda Camisso, President of Art By Linda Lou.

Eric adds "I think this adventure should make for a great new book filled with hope and optimism for small business. Who knows, your group may make it into my next best seller".

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