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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

How to Publish An Effective E-Newsletter

Raleigh-based Chix in Business will host freelance writer, editor and speaker, Alice Osborn, at their Chapel Hill luncheon to be held at Vespa Restaurant, 306D W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27515 on Thursday April 2, 2009 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.  Ms. Osborn will speak on writing an effective e-newsletter.

Registrations are handled through the Chix in Business website Calendar and Event program at www.chixinbusiness.org. Visitors pay $25.00 while members pay $15.00 in advance.  Joining the organization may also be handled through the website and membership opportunities are available on several different levels.

Join us for this timely presentation on a cost effective way to promote and distinguish your business from the competition. Small businesses should consider the e-newsletter as a vital part of their marketing plan to nurture current and future customers. Newsletters allow clients to become familiar with new products and services over a longer sales cycle.

Alice’s presentation will cover topics such as acquiring subscribers, picking a newsletter service, distribution techniques, formatting and more so business owners can create top-of-mind awareness with customers.

“Ms. Osborn is an enthusiastic speaker whose passion for small business owners helps them find the right words every time,” says Marina Bosetti of Bosetti Art Tile.

Fused glass artist, Alison Bell, of Alison B Designs, will be sponsoring the event. Alison makes dichroic glass jewelry and home accessories.

Based in the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, Chix in Business, Inc, is a non-profit, dues-based grassroots organization of passionate women business owners who provide member support and education through relationship building, resource sharing, discussions and presentations, mentoring and Community Outreach.

For more program and registration information please contact, Robin Thomas, by email at robin@robinthomas.biz.

Raleigh’s Chix in Business will present a panel discussion on the business of living and working green. Hosted by McKinney in Durham, the dialog will take place October 1st from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the agency’s headquarters on the American Tobacco Campus in Durham.

Speakers include: Renee Jarvis, Office Services Manager/Vice President for McKinney, Jane Norton, Chief Visionary Officer of ReSourcing Natural Solutions and Eartheal, and Marsha Burger from Green Building Council.

In addition to the presentation a Green Vendor Showcase will share the lime light of the evening. Eight spaces will be available for green providers to show their wares to event attendees. Space is obtainable for a contribution of $250.00 per vendor. The showcase will take place in McKinney’s glassed walled conference rooms, visible on all side and from all levels of the building the rooms will create flow and energy around the topic, allowing our guests to be enticed by the displays. One hundred and fifty plus guests will have 45 minutes at the beginning of the event to mix, mingle and learn as they visit the showcase. Please contact Susan Maravetz: susan@thinkworkplay.com if you are interested in being a sponsor. Opportunities are on a first come/first serve on the slots.

Based in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, Chix in Business, Inc. is a non-profit, dues-based grassroots organization of women business owners that provides member support and education through relationship building, resource sharing, discussions and presentations, mentoring and Community Outreach.

Raleigh’s Chix in Business will be hosting their monthly luncheon on Wednesday, September 17th, 2008, at Savor Hospitality, 815 W Chatham St, Cary, NC, 919-468-0515. Mingling starts at 11:30, program and lunch at noon. Register at www.chixinbusiness.org.

Visitors pay $25.00 while members pay $15.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door. Membership opportunities are available on several different levels.

Today’s program will be a panel discussion between members Elizabeth Galecke, Chix Founder and President, Paige Tharrington, Chix Community Outreach Committee Chair, and Sally Williams of Colorful Concepts Interior Design, LLC. The three will showcase how community outreach, both inside and outside of the Chix Community, has benefited them personally and professionally. Listen first hand to examples and stories of what works, how it works and how you can get involved with Chix and the local community. Involvement adds value to others, creates a sense of reward, and will grow your business at the same time! Deadline for registration for this event is Friday, September 11th.

Based in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, Chix in Business, Inc. is a non-profit, dues-based grassroots organization of women business owners that provides member support and education through relationship building, resource sharing, discussions and presentations, mentoring and community outreach.

“This dynamic trio can’t help but inspire, motivate and charm you in to action!” says Marina Bosetti of Bosetti Art Tile.

Chapel Hill’s Chix in Business will be hosting their monthly luncheon on Thursday, September 4th at Aqueduct Conference Center, 1700 Mount Carmel Church Rd,
Chapel Hill, NC. Mingling starts at 11:30, program and lunch at noon. Register at www.chixinbusiness.org.

Visitors pay $25.00 while members pay $15.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door. Membership opportunities are available on several different levels.

We all hear that networking is a powerful tool to build our business, but many feel uncertain about how to do it effectively. During this program, Chix board member Tina Cochrane will share her tips and strategies for networking effectively. Topics include:

• How she has used Chix in Business to help grow her business
• What to do after attending a networking event
• How to avoid the mistakes people often make when networking
• What to do at a networking event
• How to use online networking resources
• How to be smart and strategic about who to network with and how to network

Based in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, Chix in Business, Inc. is a non-profit, dues-based grassroots organization of women business owners that provides member support and education through relationship building, resource sharing, discussions and presentations, mentoring and community outreach.

“Tina is a recruiting professional with extensive experience in technical staff augmentation. Her recruiting expertise has spanned large corporate enterprises, small early stage emerging technology companies and government entities. These roles have enabled her to gain the knowledge needed to successfully recruit at all levels within the technology roles from the CTO down through the ranks. And she’s fun.” says Marina Bosetti of Bosetti Art Tile.

Raleigh’s Chix in Business will be hosting their monthly luncheon on July 16th at Brier Creek County Club at 9400 Club Hill Dr. in Raleigh. Mingling starts at 11:30, program and lunch at noon. To register visit www.chixinbusiness.org.

First time visitors pay just the cost of lunch $15.00 while second and third time visitors pay $20.00. Membership opportunities are available on several different levels.

The July Chix luncheon will continue the third part of our four part marketing series featuring Deidre Hughey, Chix Member and Partner of Raleigh based Dancing Elephants Achievement Group. How do you sell your products and services without selling? How do you stand out in the crowd? How do you sell ice to someone who doesn’t need it? How do you advertise? Should you advertise? What’s the difference between sales and business development? What’s your sales personality type? What’s your customer’s personality buying style? Toot your horn without blowing it. This and so much more.

Chix in Business, Inc. is a Triangle-area community of passionate women business owners who support and educate each other through building personal and business relationships, information sharing, seminars, mentoring and community outreach.

“Deidre Hughey invites her audience to look at sales and marketing in a whole new way. Her passion for honorable sales and marketing is contagious, and there is no doubt that the knowledge she shares can be implemented into your own sales and marketing plan,” says Megan Cutter of Cutter’s Word, LLC.

Raleigh’s Chix in Business will be hosting their monthly luncheon on Wednesday, March 26th at Brier Creek County Club at 9400 Club Hill Dr. in Raleigh. Mingling starts at 11:30, program and lunch at noon. To register visit www.chixinbusiness.org
First time visitors pay just the cost of lunch $15.00 while second and third time visitors pay $20.00. Membership opportunities are available on several different levels.

The March lunch continues a four part series called The 4 P’s to Marketing – Product, Price, Place, and Promotion. The guest speaker will focus on PRICING. An academic leader will provide a pragmatic approach to steering your small business ship through the canals of price points, pricing models, bundling products and services, profit and loss centers, etc. resulting in a solid docking station for your particular price knowledge needs. It’s all about ROI (Return On Investment)… so many acronyms, just wanted to make sure you knew the one intended.

Chix in Business, Inc. is a Triangle-area community of passionate women business owners who support and educate each other through building personal and business relationships, information sharing, seminars, mentoring and community outreach.

Megan Cutter, co-owner of Cutter’s Word, LLC comments, “When I moved to Raleigh three years ago, I did not know anyone. Chix in Business has provided a wonderful group of women, and I have learned so much by attending the meetings!”

The Chapel Hill, Chix in Business will be hosting their monthly luncheon on Thursday, March 6th at the Aqueduct Conference Ctr, Mount Carmel Church Rd, Chapel Hill, NC. Mingling starts at 11:30, program and lunch at noon. To register visit www.chixinbusiness.org First time visitors pay just the cost of lunch $15.00 while second and third time visitors pays $20.00. Membership opportunities are available on several different levels.

Three Chix members will be sharing about their businesses. This meeting will feature,
Brooke Venable of White Satin BowTM, a personalized gift selection service for executives, busy professionals, and businesses. Then Adele Michal of In Your Success Zone will talk on the use of imagery to expand the possibilities of you business. Following Adele will be, Megan Cutter of Cutter’s Word, will discuss both print and on-line media for marketing your business.

Chix in Business, Inc. is a Triangle-area community of passionate women business owners who support and educate each other through building personal and business relationships, information sharing, seminars, mentoring and community outreach.

Megan Cutter, co-owner of Cutter’s Word comments, “When I moved to Raleigh three years ago, I did not know anyone. Chix in Business has provided a wonderful group of women, and I have learned so much by attending the meetings!”