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DIGITAL MAGAZINE PREMIERE ISSUE 2012

EXCLUSIVE

Behind The Scenes: Last Year’s Expo

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT 5 REASONS TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS & SMALL BUSINESSES

Special Message From CBE Hosts Top 3 Social Media Sites & Why Your Business Needs To Be VISIBLE Online

Issue Sponsored By:

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IN THIS ISSUE

SPECIAL THANKS

5 Show Your Support 6 Special Message 8 CBE Business Directory 12 Top 3 Social Networking Sites & Why Your Business Needs To Be VISIBLE Online 14 7 Tips For Hiring Interns

CBE Hosts Niki Brown Megan Mottley

Layout & Design MTLY Communications mtlycommunications.com

2012 CBE Expo Venue First Memphis Plaza 4466 Elvis Presley Blvd Memphis, TN 38116

CONTACT US AT: Christian Business Expo P O Box 342357 Memphis, TN 38184 901.451.9772

Norma Barksdale Beverly Borwick

Kim King Kimberly White King

thechristianbusinessexpo@gmail.com Christianbusinessexpo.tumblr.com

Kaylin Brown Reginald Brown

Courtney Long Traci Milam

Shae Brown Gilbert Carter

Kaitlin Mottley Nina Nash

Kirstin Cheers Ayanna Ford

Debriel Parrish Kelsey Parrish

Terran Gary Jasmine Green

Freeman Rhynes IV Kandace Stewart, Esq.

Dejuan Hendricks Eboni Humes

Felecia Smith Trice Taylor

Stephanie Johnson Kimberly Jones

Sabrina Ward Janice Wooden

The Christian Business Expo Magazine is Published by MTLY Publishing a Division of MTLY Communications and is published annually. No portion of this magazine, including without limitation, articles and listings may be reproduced without the written permission of the Publisher. Copyright 2012 by CBE Magazine MTLY Publishing. All rights reserved.

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3rd Floor Ballroom

CBE Volunteers

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SHOW YOUR SUPPORT REASONS TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS & SMALL BUSINESSES

* Without Community Organizations & Small Businesses You Wouldn’t Have

* More People Can Be Reached At One Time When There Are Various

The Big Corporations & Vice Versa

Community Organizations & Small Businesses Available To Serve Them

* Strong Community Organizations & Small Businesses Make Even Stronger Communities

*Jobs Are Created. Families Are Solid. Children Have A Better Future.

*The Owners And Leaders Are Boosted To Work Harder. Serve Harder And Give More.

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Special Message From CBE Hosts “The Christian Business Expo presents a unique opportunity for business owners to network in a cross-cultural and diverse environment. My greatest part of this experience is when I receive positive feedback from prior participants on how the expo helped to cultivate long-lasting and beneficial business relationships. “ Niki Brown, CEO of NuAge Marketing Firm, Inc., & Producer of the Memphis Trucking Expo www.nuagenet.org www.memphistruckingexpo.com

“The Christian Business Expo creates a warm environment for men, women and children to meet the people behind their favorite businesses and faith-based organizations. When people discover who you are and what purpose your business/organization serves, you will always have their unwavering support. Through this event, we’re helping people make those DIVINE connections.” Megan Mottley, CEO of MTLY Communications, Publisher of DIVINE Magazine, & Author of Glamour Girl: How To Get The Ultimate Makeover www.meganmottley.com

Save The Date For The 2013 Christian Business Expo July 13, 2013 Page 6

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RECAP: 2011 Christian Business Expo

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CBE TEXT LISTINGS A

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Adornments From Deborah

Christian Business Expo Annual event to showcase businesses, ministries, non-profits & more. christianbusinessexpo.tumblr.com

Deborah Hayes-Templeton Design With You In Mind fromdeborah.com

901.451.9772/855.456.4475

Annie’s Crafts & Scents Annie Grey

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Hats. Handmade Hat Bands. Headbands, Floral Arrangements. Body/Home Fragrances 901.603.6357/901.826.0279

Daybreak Outsourcing Alvin & Monica Tucker Job Placement ̇ Career Services daybreakoutsourcing.com

Accessorize Me Dwandrea Hubbard The Right Accessories To Enhance Your Style accessorizemebydee.com

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DB Photography Demarcus Bowser Weddings. Seniors. Events dbowser.com

Beltana Signs

DIVINE Magazine Megan Mottley, Publisher

Kelvin Rhyne Signs, Banners & More

“Be Encouraged. Be Grateful. Be Inspired.” Print & Digital Inspirational Magazine

Body Décor Boutique Tara Seals

divinemagazineonline.com publisher@divinemagazineonline.com

bodydecorboutique.com

SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 17

Bott Radio Network AM 640 | Christian Talk Radio Listen Worldwide: bottradionetwork.com By God Inspired Connecting, Empowering & Inspiring Believers Around The Globe bygodinspired.com | bgiradio.com Page 8

To Advertise In DIVINE Magazine Call: 855.456.4475 Ext. 12

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CBE TEXT LISTINGS E

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Entertainment (2012 CBE)

Jump In Party Rentals

Brooklynn Sierra - Singer brooklynnsierra.com

Steven Henderson Inflatable Jumpers. Face Painting & More!

Eugene Spank E - Comedian facebook.com/ebroyls

901.308.5867 (JUMP)

Writeous Soul - Poet youtube.com/writeoussoul1

F First Tennessee Bank Whitney L. Williams, Financial Service Representative 901.523.4329 wlwilliams@firsttennessee.com

G Glamour Girl: How To Get The Ultimate Makeover (Book) Megan Mottley, Author “A Beauty Tool For Today’s Modern Woman” 855.GLM.GIRL theglamourgirlmovement.com

H Haute Monde Dessert Bar “Catering To The High Society” hmfashioncafe.tumblr.com Hewlett Law Firm, PLLC Attorney Terita Hewlett Riley 901.653.5253 hewlettfights4u.com

K Kindermusik Katie Merritt, Educator Right Direction Christian Ministries 901.497.9484 kindermusik.com

L Lycan Arts Richard Coleman 3D Animation Training Center. Graphic Design Services. Logos & More! lycanarts.com

M Mary Kay Deborah Parrish, Sales Director Makeup. Skincare. Beauty Tips. Careers marykay.com/parrish05 Memphis Trucking Expo Annual event for companies, business owners & the general public to gain information about the Transportation & Logistics industry. SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 15 memphistruckingexpo.com 800.320.8926 Page 9


CBE TEXT LISTINGS M

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MTLY Communications Professional Writing/Editing Services. Social Media Ask About Our Social Media Packages Starting At Only $25/week

One Man’s Mind (Book) John Mask, Author/Poet 901.283.6144

SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 13 855.456.4475 Ext. 11

Quiznos

Mobile Feet & Hands Reflexology Calvin Richmond c.bufford@yahoo.com

N New Orleans Organo Gold Coffee

Q Brian Cook, Store Manager 901.323.9393 (Highland) Brittnay Musgrove, Store Manager 901.373.6616 (Whitten Road) Subs. Soups. Chopped Salads. Catering quiznos.com

Charles Ricks, Distributor rickscharles@hotmail.com

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NuAge Marketing Firm, Inc. Niki Brown, CEO

Tonya Houston, Independent Consultant

Specializing In: Database Management

901.653.5253 tonya-diva.scentsy.us/Home

Entity Structuring (Incorporations)

facebook.com/ScentsyCorporateDiva

Business Credit Business Start Up Email Marketing Event Marketing

Scentsy

Call For A Free 30 Minute Consultation 901.451.9772

Event Coordination & Production

Something She Can Feel Terrell Monger, Minister & Author Book & Relationship Conferences with1accord.com

Public Relations Consulting Social Media Development

Spirit Builders Irene Bernard, CEO Leadership Development & Support For Ministry In The Marketplace

Web Automation Website Development

901.878.2067 spiritbuildersinc.com

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CBE TEXT LISTINGS S

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Spirit Magazine

The Sims Financial Group, Inc.

Minerva Little, Publisher Interdenominational Faith Based Publication That Features The Happenings Of

Ralph Bond, Investment Advisor Rep. “Empowerment Through Applied

The Christian World 901.396.7957

Financial Knowledge” 901.682.2410 simsfinancialgroup.com

spiritmemphis.com

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Stemtech Kelvin Rhyne, Distributor

Velata

All Natural Supplements That Maintain And Repair Tissues And Organs 901.304.9226 refreshedyouth.com Swivels Insurance Agency Lottie Jones, Licensed Insurance Agent

Christina Cox, Independent Consultant Fun Fondue christinasbling@yahoo.com 254.485.8994 c.cox.velata.us

W Worldwide Transport &

“Your Agent For Life” Life. Health. Supplement. Retirement. Long-Term Care. Home. Auto. Business & More!

Permit Service, LLC Stevie Nelson, CEO

800.817.4829 lottiejonesinsurance.com

wwtps@worldwidetrans.us

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WUN Solutions Incorporated

Taylor Brown Apothecary

Tanita Odoms, Founder A Human Resource Company

Dr. Ivory Taylor, Owner Community Drugstore

SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 3

Trucker’s One Stop Shop 800.886.1492

901.356.4154

901.794.3690 (E. Shelby Drive)

WLOK AM 1340 | A Family Tradition

901.527.2411 (Poplar Avenue) taylorbrowngroup.com

“All The Gospel Hits” Listen Worldwide: wlok.com Page 11


Does My Business Really Need To Be On Facebook?

Top 3 Social Media Sites & Why

What’s A Tweet?

Your

Pinterest? Not Another Social Media Site!

Business Needs

What Does # Mean?

To Be Visible

LinkedIn Seems Okay But I Don’t Have Time...

ONLINE

3

TIE: LINKEDIN & PINTEREST

Use LinkedIn To Research Other Companies, Make Your Business Available To Potential Investors Or Job Seekers & Join Business Groups/Associations.

2

TWITTER

1

FACEBOOK

Use Facebook To Create A Business Fan Page That Will Allow You To Interact Daily With Your Fan Base. Create Dialogue, Get Feedback About Your Product/Services, Provide Online Customer Service & Offer Discounts To Your Loyal Customers.

Use Pinterest To Create An Onilne Visual Gallery Of Your Products & Services.

Use Twitter To Connect With Potential Clients & Establish Business Relationships With People & Companies From All Across The Globe. HINT: Use A Hashtag (#) To Group Your Messages Or To Communicate With A Specific Group or Industry.

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Think You’re Ready To Hire An Intern? Teachable Sharp

Eager

Computer Savvy Fresh Ideas

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Things To Consider:

Will It Be A Paid Or Non-Paid Internship? How Long Will The Internship Last?

Determined

How Many Intern(s) Will You Need For Each Project? Do You Have A Detailed Job Description? Do You Have A Detailed List of Duties & Responsibilities? If you have strong responses to the questions listed to your right, then you may be ready to hire your first intern. However, if there are some things that you need to sort out first, then go back to the drawing board and do a little more planning. The experience of training & equipping interns to work in your business should be rewarding and not grueling. When the timing is right, you’ll know! Page 14

Who Will Train Your Intern(s)? Who Will Manage Your Intern(s) In Your Absence?

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Special Thanks To Our 2012 Vendors & Sponsors! See You Next Year!

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