I recently had the opportunity to meet Shannon Cherry at Ken McArthur’s IMPACT event. She was an expert panelist, on stage with many of the superstars of Internet Marketing.
We’d crossed paths quite a bit over the last few years, but hadn’t had much opportunity to talk. So, I was really looking forward to sitting down to chat in person (drink some wine… eat some sushi… sing karaoke… ) and we did all that and more – and there are videos to prove it.
Shannon is a very strong personality, and I immediately discovered that there’s a huge heart under that. I tried to come up with a good way to describe her but was struggling, so I asked my friend Tracy for help.
We decided that Shannon is “smart as heck and snarky-sweet with a twist of sass (after all she IS a red-head)“. We hit it off immediately.
ok, enough mooshy stuff. Here’s Shannon’s bio – so you understand WHY I had her on the show beyond “I like her”:
Shannon Cherry, is the founder of Be Heard Solutions. As a former TV anchor and journalist, and one of the top media experts and publicists in the world (she’s gotten several entrepreneurs and small business owners on Oprah!) is the Power Publicist. She helps business owners and entrepreneurs to attract more customers through publicity and marketing. Shannon publishes the popular and highly-recommended ezine, Be Heard!, delivered to more than 8000 subscribers each month. Get your free publicity power package (to learn how you can take advantage of free exposure through TV, radio, podcasts, and print) by signing up for Be Heard! at BeHeardSolutions.com.
The audio recording of our interview is at the end of this blog post. Just look for the “play” button and listen. It’s free!
Paid “Must Have” Tools & Resources Mentioned in this Call:
Free “Must Have” Tools & Resources Mentioned in this Call:
- Twitter: Shannon Cherry on Twitter | Nicole Dean on Twitter
- Google Analytics
- Free Press Release Sites to Submit to.
People who have Influenced Shannon
- Me. – Yay!
- Adam Urbanski.
- Felicia Slattery.
- Melanie Benson Strick – Overall business strategies.
- Beth Schneider – Systems.
Takeaway Points from Shannon
- Know your Target Market
- Systems save time and help you to make more progress.
- Do it Wrong, but Do it Strong!
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