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Carol speaking at MPI-CAC TechCon

MPI-CAC TechCon Chicago 2012 on February 8. Here’s the registration link.

Promo interviews with Mark Carter.


Experts’ Tips for Making 2012 a Better Year Carol’s tip on recycling electronics for money on

In the News

Here are a few of the recent clips

TV Teaser

TV for the coming week: Carol will join Piers Morgan again on CNN on Tuesday night and The Willis Report on FOX Business on Friday.

Heck yes!

It’s so cute when she talks smart Thought-provoking post by Margie Clayman on her blog.

Blogging/Newsletter Marketing Webinar 

Are you looking to start blogging and/or do newsletter marketing? Catherine Morgan (our community manager) is doing a webinar for the Women’s Business Development Center on Feb 15. You can join for just $10. All are welcome. You can sign up here.

New Directions

WHY THIS IS MY LAST BLOG POST Blogging since 1999, Les McKeown shares why he is going to stop.


4 reasons to walk away from a sale Sometimes walking away is the right decision by Sean McGinnis on


Hardly Working: Start-up Guys Yes, we have all felt like this when presented with a mountain of jargon and gibberish. Very funny.