Posts Tagged ‘infosummit’

For Ladies Only? You Can’t Be Serious…

By: Dan Kennedy on: January 15th, 2013 6 Comments

Over the years I’ve become known as “the professor of harsh reality.” I was dubbed this because I was the only one in a chorus of yes-men who would ever point out the flaws in a proposed idea. Not everyone always likes to hear about flaws. In fact, I learned early in life that most people prefer delusion to reality. Dislodging people from their delusions often winds up making you the brunt of their anger—the[…]


Is this stopping you from starting or growing your business?

By: Dan Kennedy on: July 17th, 2012 9 Comments

In a few days, on July 23rd the next Grow America Springboard Competition begins giving away $1 million in awards to entrepreneurs. The competition awards winners in three categories: those with an idea, but no business yet; a start-up business working on getting customers; and existing businesses that are looking to grow their business. Described as “Shark Tank meets American Idol,” Grow America was created by Utah businessman, Alan Hall in an effort to help[…]


No fireworks needed: 5 tips to make sure your next event is packed full

By: Darcy Juarez on: July 3rd, 2012 3 Comments

With tomorrow being the 4th of July, a lot of competing events are happening here in Chicago… One of the events is the annual Naperville Ribfest which brings sixteen of the nation’s best rib vendors together in a head-to-head competition to win the favor of judges and festival goers. The vendors have rib samplers (among other things) that you can purchase to try their sauce. In addition to ribs,  regular festival-type food such as kettle[…]


Social Networking Opportunities for a Small Business

By: Brian Horn on: January 6th, 2010 13 Comments

Social networking (also called social media) is a broad term, so in theory the definition could vary from person to person based on what they use it for. To me, Social Networking and Social Media is simply any online tool or site that acts as a platform for interaction and networking. If you can write a post, comment on a someone else’s post, add your own content, vote on content, or even just re-arrange the[…]


Entrepreneur Success Stories from the Info-SUMMIT

By: Mara Glazer on: November 17th, 2009 7 Comments

Last week at the 2009 Glazer-Kennedy Info-SUMMIT, I had the pleasure of interviewing successful entrepreneurs Mike Capuzzi, Donna Krech, and Ari Galper.  Each of these entrepreneurs shares with me their secrets of achieving success in their niche/market and how they have maintained success in the recession.  Watch the videos below for a glimpse into the mind of these powerful business people. Mike Capuzzi Mike Capuzzi is the inventor of CopyDoodles and the Glazer-Kennedy Independent Business[…]


EXCLUSIVE Info-SUMMIT Interview with George Foreman

By: Mara Glazer on: November 6th, 2009 7 Comments

Two-time World Heavyweight Champion, George Forman was the celebrity speaker at this years Info-SUMMIT in Atlanta. He took the stage yesterday, wowing the audience with his stories of dedication and hard work ethic (and not to mention his humor and charm). After his session, I had the pleasure of conducting a short interview with him. I thought you might like to see for yourself. EXCLUSIVE Info-SUMMIT Interview with George Foreman was last modified: January 8th,[…]