What?!? You don’t recall this holiday being on your calendar? 

National Be Heard Day is March 7, and was established by Marketing and Business Strategist Shannon Cherry

She created the holiday to help entrepreneurs – like you – to find their voice, tell their story and be heard by using low-cost marketing tactics to promote their businesses.

National Be Heard Day appears in Chase’s Calendar of Events, has been recognized in New York State and California, and has gotten amazing media coverage including being featured by the Associated Press and Reuters.

But what makes Be Heard Day so wonderful is that each year Shannon gives away free tools to help entrepreneurs to be heard.

And this year, Shannon has opened the floodgates and gotten a handful of other highly-respected marketers to give away additional free tools to help you be heard, including me.

Over the past few years, more than a half million entrepreneurs have gotten free business building gifts during the Be Heard Day celebration.

You get free gifts you can’t get anywhere else from people including Felicia Slattery, Michele PW, Alicia Forest, ME!! and more.

I know. I know. You’re wondering… what’s the catch?

But that’s the great thing.  There’s nothing to buy.

 

Here’s the link to go grab your free gifts from me and a handful of other awesome experts now!!

 

 

Katrina Sawa

The JumpStart Your Biz Coach, Speaker &

Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful

916-872-4000

katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com

“Kicking YOU and YOUR Business Into High Gear!”

 

P.S.  Get your FREE Entrepreneur’s Success Kit at www.JumpStartYourMarketing.com/freegifts or FREE Love Yourself Successful Audio at www.LoveYourselfSuccessful.com/freegifts

 

P.P.S.  Ready to jumpstart your business in a BIG WAY? You probably need to be doing a LOT more marketing and sales – online and offline. I recommend you attend my next Jumpstart Your Marketing & Sales Summit, I promise this will be the most informative, useful business seminar you attend all year.

Go check out what it’s all about and when:  www.LiveBigEvents.com

 

“Katrina is a master at internet marketing. It was Katrina that introduce me to having a business that can be global and mobile. She gave me the tools to launch and build my online empire and create my very first tele-seminar that feature me interviewing top 6 & 7 figure women entrepreneurs including Kat the Kat-alyst herself.  All of this has allowed me to receive and sell $10,000 coaching program within a week. I would not be the entrepreneur I AM today if it weren’t for my coaching session and connection with Katrina. I highly recommend working with her if you are serious about becoming successful and abundantly prosperous in your life.” ~Dorris Burch

 

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Are you looking for sponsorships for your business? Did you know that you can get much of your business expenses? Join us on June 26th to find out all the details!

Some questions to consider when seeking sponsorship:

  1. Do you have a visible following? Think about your subscriber list, your social media, your connections with traditional media. If you can clearly prove you have a following makes a sponsor interested. This doesn’t mean you need huge figures. It’s the quality of the following not the quantity that makes a difference. (See the next question to understand this more.)
  2. Can you show you have an influence with your following? Sponsors will want to see if you have a bond with the people in your ‘tribe.’ Influence means you can give them a call to action, and they will respond. This is exactly why the quality of your following is more important than the quantity. There’s no return on investment if you have 50,000 followers on Twitter but only 2 people are actually reacting to your tweets.
  3. Are YOU willing to invest in a sponsorship relationship? If you think the sponsorship is over as soon as the company has handed you the hard or soft money, then you’re ill prepared for sponsorships. The key is building a lasting relationship.
  4. Can you verify that your sponsors will get a quantifiable return on investment? There’s a right approach and a wrong approach to this. And without help, it can be hard to see what will work. (And by the way, what will work for one potential sponsor may not for another).

If you answerd those questions with a “YES!” you are attractive to potential sponsors and this call will provide you with tips and ideas of how to proceed in landing those sponsors!

Shannon Cherry, a veteran in building connections – including corporate sponsorships, is sharing her sponsorship secrets to help individuals like you get your share of the $17 Billion in corporate sponsorship available. Join us on June 26 for the free webinar: “5 Steps to Get Companies to Sponsor You.”

Discover how Shannon is getting sponsors to pay for just about EVERYTHING she does, including clothes and makeup, computers, gifts for clients, blogging, attending and hosting events and much more.

When you join us on June 26, you’ll discover:

  • Why companies have millions of dollars to dole out
  • Why a company would be interested in you and what you’re doing
  • What you really need to offer to land a sponsorship
  • What a sponsorship can pay for
  • And much, much more!

Go to http://www.onlinemeetingnow4.com/register/?id=bfcdd9c69f to register.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

3:00 pm Pacific / 6:00 pm Eastern 

Katrina Sawa
The JumpStart Your Biz Coach
916-872-4000
katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com
“Kicking YOU and YOUR Business Into High Gear!”
P.S.  Get yourFREE Entrepreneur’s Success Kit plus a few other Free Gifts online at www.JumpStartYourMarketing.com/freegifts!
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Guest Article by Shannon Cherry

Most individuals think that corporate sponsorships are only for nonprofits, associations and little leagues. But here’s the thing: if you do any kind of promotions, you can be sponsored. And you’re leaving money on the table if you aren’t benefiting from sponsorships.

Even big name celebrities have sponsors. People including Madonna, Kobe Bryant, and Justin Timberlake… And we know they aren’t charities.

Okay, so you’re not nearly big rock star or sports legend. Is it possible for you, a small business owner, to get sponsorships?

Yes!

You see, the reasons why a company would sponsor a celebrity are the same reasons they would sponsor you.

It used to be that companies would underwrite the costs of a sponsorship for good will. Times have changed. Today, sponsorships are now a valuable marketing tool, and corporations looking for a better return on investment than just that it ‘feels good’ to help out.

The sponsor’s goal is often to get to a specific target market, so if you can answer these questions, you can get a support for something you are already – or planning on – doing:

  1. Do you have a visible following? Think about your subscriber list, your social media, your connections with traditional media. If you can clearly prove you have a following makes a sponsor interested. This doesn’t mean you need huge figures. It’s the quality of the following not the quantity that makes a difference. (See the next question to understand this more.)
  2. Can you show you have an influence with your following? Sponsors will want to see if you have a bond with the people in your ‘tribe.’ Influence means you can give them a call to action, and they will respond. This is exactly why the quality of your following is more important than the quantity. There’s no return on investment if you have 50,000 followers on Twitter but only 2 people are actually reacting to your tweets.
  3. Are YOU willing to invest in a sponsorship relationship? If you think the sponsorship is over as soon as the company has handed you the hard or soft money, then you’re ill prepared for sponsorships. The key is building a lasting relationship.
  4. Can you verify that your sponsors will get a quantifiable return on investment? There’s a right approach and a wrong approach to this. And without help, it can be hard to see what will work. (And by the way, what will work for one potential sponsor may not for another).


Shannon Cherry
, a veteran in building connections – including corporate sponsorships, is sharing her sponsorship secrets to help individuals like you get your share of the $17 Billion in corporate sponsorship available. Join us on June 26 for the free webinar: “5 Steps to Get Companies to Sponsor You.”

Discover how Shannon is getting sponsors to pay for just about EVERYTHING she does, including clothes and makeup, computers, gifts for clients, blogging, attending and hosting events and much more.

When you join us on June 26, you’ll discover:

  • Why companies have millions of dollars to dole out
  • Why a company would be interested in you and what you’re doing
  • What you really need to offer to land a sponsorship
  • What a sponsorship can pay for
  • And much, much more!

Go to http://www.onlinemeetingnow4.com/register/?id=bfcdd9c69f to register.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

3:00 pm Pacific / 6:00 pm Eastern 

Katrina Sawa
The JumpStart Your Biz Coach
916-872-4000
katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com
“Kicking YOU and YOUR Business Into High Gear!”
P.S.  Get yourFREE Entrepreneur’s Success Kit plus a few other Free Gifts online at www.JumpStartYourMarketing.com/freegifts!
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