Entrepreneur Featured by Staples’ Small Business Community on LinkedIn

Poulsbo, WA—May 14, 2013—Maria Marsala, a Kitsap-area based consultant and executive coach, has been chosen as one of four experts featured during Staples’ Small Business Month promotion, “Moving Your Business Forward”.

 

Staples is showing appreciation for its small business customers by featuring helpful articles by the top four contributors to its LinkedIn group, named SUCCEED: Small Business Network.  Staples is also hosting a “Push It Forward” contest, which will award three businesses $50,000 in free digital marketing.

 

Staples’ Small Business Month promotion began on May 1st and will continue through May 31st.  Marsala’s contribution will be featured on the SUCCEED group and the Staples website  May 19th through May 25th.  Her article offers small business members “Top Five Tips to Grow a Customer Base”.

 

“I’m honored to have been the first small business owner contacted to be a part of Staples’ small business appreciation month,” says Marsala.  “Staples’ SUCCEED group on LinkedIn has 18,000+ members and is an extremely engaged group.  I enjoy reading, posting, and answering questions each week.  One of my questions received more than 225 responses—the group is a great resource for me and the other members.”

 

Ms. Marsala is a former Wall Street trader who trained as a coach in 1998 and was named one of the Top 30 International Coaching Gurus in 2011 by Coaching Gurus International.  She has been a speaker since 1981, has been published in several business magazines, and presents numerous workshops, including Business Growth Planning on Steroids.

 

Staples, headquartered outside of Boston, is the world’s largest office product company and the second largest internet retailer.  Area stores are located in Silverdale and Port Orchard.  Visit the Staples Hub page or join the Succeed LinkedIn Group to find new content that helps small businesses with topics like Social Media, Networking, and Email Marketing.

 

For easy-to-find links to the Staples Small Business Month, the Push Contest, and Staples’ Succeed LinkedIn Group, go to www.ElevatingYourBusiness.com/Staples

Contact Maria Marsala at (360) 271-8418 or visit www.ElevatingYourBusiness.com