Grow Your Business

Business Owners Success Seminar

Grow your business.

Grow your business.

Help for the independent business owner is here! On November 2nd at 2:00 please join us for one of the following seminars – or come for all three! Also, let us know if you want to be notified of future seminars for the independent business owner.

LinkedIn – At 2:00  you will learn how to Create a Strong Online Brand with LinkedIn for Your Business Success.

Impacts of the Affordable Care Act – At 3:00 an independent insurance agent with 30+ years working with small businesses will provide an overview of the new insurance and how it impacts the business owner. Bring your questions about this topic.

The Future of Marketing: Content – At 3:30 learn why content marketing has become the most effective way to improve your ranking with Google.  

The event will be held at Common Desk, 2919 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas (in Deep Elm). There will be a $5 cover and drinks and snacks will be available at no charge. Metered parking is available on the street (many meters are no charge until 6:00 p.m.) and there is a free parking lot for Common Desk patron’s directly across the street that is available for your use for the event.

Sign Up

To sign up for this event you can either go to our Eventbrite page, send an email to or go to the contact us page and let us know you will be coming. We look forward to meeting you!
Eventbrite - Small Busienss Success Seminar


  • 2:00 – How to use LinkedIn to successfully promote your brand.
  • 3:00 – The impacts of the Affordable Care Act to your business.
  • 3:30 – The fundamentals of Content Marketing.

The following provides additional information about each presentation and the speakers.

Create a Strong Online Brand with LinkedIn for your Business Success

LinkedIn is the number one online business-networking tool that gives business professionals the ability to develop meaningful business connections and sales. With more than 200 million users worldwide, the business opportunities that LinkedIn provides are unlimited.

In this LinkedIn seminar you will learn the tips and tricks needed to develop and promote a strong online brand that will help you achieve your networking and business goals.

Buzzpro - Terry SullivanTERRY SULLIVAN,

Terry Sullivan is a certified social media trainer, marketing strategist, LinkedIn branding coach and speaker. His primary focus is teaching business professionals how to unleash the incredible branding power of online marketing.

‘Obama Care’ Impacts to Your Business

Starting in October you can apply for insurance that will be compliant with the Affordable Care Act. Do you know your options for your business?

Learn what this change means to you, your family, and your business by attending the Small Business Support event. You will learn the following:

  • The three classes of coverage and the impacts of the law
    • Individual
    • Small Groups (2-50)
    • Large Groups (over 50)
  • Safe Harbor options that operate within the law
  • Tax credit options for small businesses
  • Tax penalty liabilities for large groups
  • Exchange options for individuals and groups
  • Mandated coverage benefits
  • Renewal options for groups


Conway Barton is a certified insurance and financial services expert. He started in the Insurance business in 1977 and founded his own agency in 1995. He is very experienced in group and individual insurance coverage and retirement plans. He has completed all of the required training for the Affordable Care Act. (972) 727-1199

Content Marketing Is Marketing

Learn why content marketing is the most effective, long-term way to promote your business and why you have everything you need to do this on your own. Also, learn the basics of distribution of your content via the key channels: You Tube, Twitter, and Facebook.

In real estate it is location, location, location. Thanks to Google marketing is now all about content, content, content. If you have good content then it engages with people and they share it. And having your content shared multiplies it effectiveness: infecting one person after another with your message.

In this session you will learn how to build your marketing foundation and then use that foundation to easily develop your marketing content. You will also learn the basics of distributing your messages through You Tube, Twitter, and Facebook.

ZoC marketing focuses on content development. Doug Barton has 20 years of marketing experience.


Doug Barton has over twenty years of marketing experience that includes traditional (print, conference, direct mail, etc.) and new media (email, social, SEO, etc.). He has worked as an independent consultant over the last four years. Previously he held positions in marketing with Verizon and BNSF Railway.

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