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CYNTHIA Sanchez, is the founder of Oh So Pinteresting. She and her team work with businesses to create and implement Pinterest and social media solutions. Her clients range from companies in the sports apparel industry to Beverly Hills jewelers. She is an international speaker, writer and podcaster. She has been featured by Social Media Examiner and Entrepreneur as a leading Pinterest expert.

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TAMMY Levent is a business strategist, travel expert, author and speaker. She helps entrepreneurs and business owners with success tips and resources needed to become recession-proof and ready for success! Tammy is the creator the Get Whipped program where she teaches you how to build and expand your business, strengthen your brand, and increase your sales for success like you’ve never imagined.

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KELSEY Conophy is co-founder and CEO of workZeit, an HR technology platform that creates happy, successful companies through Culture Intelligence.

Kelsey became passionate about the Culture-fit problem due to her own experience at companies large and small, and through her work at branding and innovation agency Vivaldi Partners.

Her company was one of the pitch finalists at the recent Women 2.0 Event.

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DEBORAH Sweeney, is the CEO and owner of MyCorporation, is a leading provider of online document filing services for clients who wish to form a corporation or limited liability company.

In addition to offering document filing services for online incorporation, MyCorporation also offers trademark searches and applications, copyright registrations, DBA registrations, registered agent services and many more products that help customers protect and maintain the legitimacy of their businesses.

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JILL Addison, is an Online Video Producer, who loves helping small and mid-sized businesses strategically use online video to rank with search engines and make a personal connection with prospective clients. She and her team help hundreds of small and mid-sized businesses get new clients with short online videos. Jill lives in San Diego with her husband, Eric, who creates extraordinary videos for Fortune 500 companies and local companies in San Diego.

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AMY Porterfield, is the co-author of Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies and the creator and host of the popular podcast, Online Marketing Made Easy. Amy has worked with mega brands such as Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and Peak! Performance Coach, Tony Robbins, where for 6 years she oversaw his content development team and collaborated on multiple online marketing campaigns.

She currently creates online programs to teach entrepreneurs and small businesses! across industries how to leverage social media to gain greater exposure, attract quality leads and turn their fans and followers into loyal customers.

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BARRIE Davenport, is a certified coach, author, and founder of two top-ranked personal development sites, Live Bold and Bloom. She is a certified life passion coach, helping others find and live their inner passions in a way that creates a fuller, happier, and more purpose-filled life.

Barrie is also the creator of Discover Your Passion: A Step-by-Step Course for Creating the Life of Your Dreams, and the author of The 52-Week Life Passion Project and The Bold Living Guides.

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BRANDEE Sweesy, is the leading Hangout Marketing Expert. With 20 years of marketing and public speaking experience, Brandee helps coaches, speakers, online thought leaders and businesses to Engage, Ignite and Expand their audiences with Google Hangouts and live video.

She’s been dubbed, the “hangout marketing queen” by some of the top names in the industry. Listen in as she teaches us how to share our message with the world and create the life that we are meant to have.

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SARA HARVEY YAO, is an executive leadership consultant, author and speaker who specializes in helping leaders strengthen their presence and improve their impact. She is the founder of Yao Consulting Group and has developed and trained more than 3,500 leaders in six countries. Her work has been seen on CNBC, NPR Marketplace and Yahoo! Finance.

Sara is the author of the book, Get Present: Simple Strategies to Get Out of Your Head and Lead More Powerfully. She also hosts the “Whole Leader” podcast show where thought leaders from around the world come together and explore how to lead and live with stronger presence and impact.

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ANA Hoffman, runs a no-nonsense Traffic Generation Cafe, where she freely shares advice on getting more web traffic by all free means possible, like SEO traffic, social media traffic, and blog promotion, as well as converting that traffic into email subscribers. She’s been on both sides of the fence. And as she often say, “The view on the other side is much better and the grass is definitely greener.”

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AMANDA Pekoe, is the founder and CEO, of The Pekoe Group, a full-service boutique theatrical marketing & advertising agency specializing in creating 360-degree marketing plans designed to speak to each client's individual needs and target audience.

Consider The Pekoe Group as the Special Forces of the atrical marketing and advertising. They are a tight-knit group of nimble, goal-driven marketers competent in both the tried-and-true and the newest ad. Amanda is a former actress, turned entrepreneur!

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LAURA Berg, is the president and founder of My Smart Hands Inc., one of North America’s leading Baby Signing companies. Her YouTube channel is one of Canada’s top ranked channels with over 24 million views. Because of her ranking, she was invited to join Maker Studio, North America’s largest YouTube network.

Laura’s extensive background in entrepreneurship, business and branding has lead her to become an international speaker sharing her experiences and teaching others the ins and outs of business and branding. Laura is an engaging and entertaining speaker who involves her audience in her presentations.

When she speaks, conference attendees leave energized, empowered and more than ready to apply the knowledge they have gained. Recently Yahoo Shine recognized Laura as one of the top 7 Mom Entrepreneurs who have “made it big”, putting her in the company of J.K Rowling and Paula Dean.

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DEBBIE Phillips is the inspiring founder of Women on Fire® and a pioneer in the field of! executive and life coaching. She is known for her work in transforming women’s lives. Her gift is her ability to see and nurture the strengths, gifts and talents of the women she works with. She is also an author, speaker and film producer. Her credits include the award-winning book series Women on Fire: 20 Inspiring Women Share Their Life Secrets and Save You Years of Struggle!

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EKATERINA Walter, is the CMO of Branderati, that help brands identify their most passionate “advocate influencers” and take those relationships to the next level thus driving brand advocacy and loyalty. Ekaterina is a social media trailblazer, passion provocateur, and author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller “Think Like Zuck: The Five Business Secrets of Facebook’s Improbably Brilliant CEO Mark Zuckerberg”, as well as well as her recent one, “The Power of Visual Storytelling: How to Use Visuals, Videos, and Social Media to Market Your Brand.” She is a recognized business and marketing thought leader, and a sought-after international speaker, a regular contributor to leading-edge print and online publications such as Forbes, Fast company, Huffington Post, and Entrepreneur.

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SHIELA Viers, is the co-founder and CEO of the premium gym bag brand, Live Well 360, which is taking the fitness world by storm. Live Well 360 has been featured in topfitness publications including SHAPE, Oxygen, Muscle & Fitness Hers, and was named one of the top five sports bags for men by Men’s Health. In addition to running Live Well 360, Sheila also coaches women on emotional eating. Her transformational program ROCK Your Dream Body has helped countless women go from “diet living” to “real living” while achieving their dream body and feeling amazing in their skin.

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AMBER Ludwig, is an online business mentor who supports authors, speakers and coaches to establish a powerful, integrated online presence that gets results and empowers them to make a difference in their industry. She works with clients to build a strong, branded social media presence, coaches each client on which manageable actions will help them achieve their online goals and then walks them through exactly how to do it. She supports entrepreneurs through website development, list-building strategies, product launches and social media management. Amber has supported well over 1000 entrepreneurs to get results, including more than 500 authors on six continents, including bestselling authors Mark Victor Hansen, Brendon Burchard, Bill Walsh, Adam Markel, Lisa Nichols and Les Brown.

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MISA Chien, is the co-founder and CEO of Fosubo, short for “Forget the Suggestions Box”, a technology company that allows customers to individually review employees, and thus, improving customer service one interaction at a time. The company works with several companies, including a major T-Mobile retailer and a Chevrolet Dealership. Misa is a veteran entrepreneur with a passion for customer service. She is a lover of business, passionate about modeling, and always longing for the next adventure whether it is competing in trampoline dodgeball, or working with clients she loves. Misa has been featured in Inc Magazine's 30 entrepreneurs under 30, CNN's 25 entrepreneurs under 25, and Forbes top female entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter. Her company was also one of the top finalists at the recent Pitch Startup Competition, hosted by Women 2.0!

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BARBARA ANNE Rose, is an inspirational and motivational speaker helping people to change their bodies, open their minds, and enlighten their spirits. She is the author of the popular book, Angel Works: Soaring From Abuse to Love, Forgiveness and Enlightenment. She has taught exercise to seniors and volunteered her time with those less fortunate. She continues to inspire men and women through exercise, nutrition, and spiritual fearlessness.

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SARAH Robinson, is the president and CEO of Sarah Robinson Co, who helps businesses and nonprofits small and large stand apart from the pack. Sarah is a business strategist, speaker and author of the Amazon best-selling book, Fierce Loyalty: Unlocking the DNA of Wildly Successful Communities. She works with international clients on building a thriving, successful community, increasing social media effectiveness, and developing a remarkable online and offline business presence.

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REGINA Busse, aka, “Regie”, is the founder and creator of the Backpackers Wanted Travel Site, where she offers practical tips on how to save and budget for international trips along with the encouragement necessary to embark on adventures of your own. Reggie is a travel writer, an outdoor enthusiast, sustainable tourist, and a community and adrenaline junky! Her mission is to inspire others to reach beyond conventional and grasp onto a global future.

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PAMELA Slim, is the creator and founder of Escape from Cubicle Nation blog, a top career and business blog that helps hundreds of entrepreneurs to start successful businesses. Pamela Slim is an award-winning author, business coach and speaker. Pam’s first book Escape from Cubicle Nation, Step-by-step advice to escape your job and pursue your passion, won Best Small Business/Entrepreneur Book of 2009 by 800 CEO Read. Her new book, Body of Work, gives a fresh perspective on the skills required in the new world of work for people in all work modes, from corporate to non-profit to small business.

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NELLIE Akalp, is the CEO of, a legal document preparation filing service, that helps entrepreneurs start a business, Incorporate, Form an LLC, set up Sole Proprietorships (DBAs) and maintain a business in compliance with state filing requirements for a new or existing business. Nellie is a strong advocate in educating small business owners and entrepreneurs about the importance of protecting their personal assets and enjoys discussing legal and business issues concerning everything from business startup through acquisition. She was named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer by Small Business Trends in 2012 and 2013.

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SIBYL Chavis, is the creator and founder of The Possibility of Today and Veritas Media Company. She helps others who want to break free of their “negative committee,” take action on things they’ve always wanted to do, find more clarity, and ultimately live in this different way. Her motto? “Live today better than yesterday”.

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PAULA Pant, is a journalist-turned-blogger who helps people shatter limits, ditch the cubicle and live life on their own terms. Her blog, Afford Anything, is a gathering spot for rebels who refuse to say, "I can't afford it.” She relates money to travel, work, productivity, and living life on your own terms. Afford Anything isn’t just about money — it’s about freedom and abundance. It’s about the radical idea that you deserve to live life on your own terms!

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MEGAN Gage, is a mom & former social worker who unexpectedly found herself building a brand. Her company, Hot Tot, is the only professional line formulated for kid's unique hair. Hot tot is growing rapidly and will be launching in Europe this spring! Megan was on a Shark Tank show, and went home with a partnership with no other than, Mark Cuban.

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Liz DiAlto is a women's body & soul coach, speaker and writer. Her mission is to revolutionize the way women move and nourish their bodies and to make self-acceptance and body love the new standards.

She is the creator of the ever popular program, “Tighter in Ten Days!"

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CAREN Glasser, is the “chief Passionista”, and the founder of Promote Your Passion. Her company helps entrepreneurs with what matters to them to what matters to someone else, in a way that they want to be part of.

Caren has dedicated her personal and professional life to connecting with people as a teacher, singer and clergy woman.

Today, as the founder of Promote Your Passion™, she focuses on helping people connect and create better lives for themselves.

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CHRISTY Whitman, is a New York Times Bestselling Author for her book, “Taming Your Alpha Bitch: How To Be Fierce and Feminine (and Get Everything You Want!)”.

She is the CEO and founder of the Quantum Success Coaching Academy, a 12 month Law of Attraction coaching certification program, that helps people realize their personal, professional and finical goals.

Today Christy, lives the dance of life with a positive attitude and coaches thousands of women entrepreneurs worldwide on how to live a financially abundant, successful, and expressive lives.

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COURTNEY McKenzie, is a former Miss Jamaica International, turned entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of Crown Public Relations, and the creator of the popular podcast, Entrepreneur 2.0.

Courtney helps business owners build amazing brands that people can’t help but talk about. With an infusion of personality, storytelling, creativity, goodwill and charm,

Courtney helps business owners build a bridge from the client’s needs – to the solution.

Her credo, “Don’t reinvent the wheel but make the wheel cooler!”

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ALICIA Dunams, is a bestselling author, serial entrepreneur and the founder of Bestseller in a Weekend, a live online workshop that helps business professionals write, publish and market a non-fiction book in record time. Alicia is a transformational force who will motivate your audience to take! big leaps in business. She has been featured on Good Morning America, The Ricki Lake Show, Houston Chronicle, and Oprah and Friends Radio.

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SHELLEY Ehler is an inspiring entrepreneur who took a simple idea, believed it with all her heart and made it come to life!

She is the inventor of the ShowNo towel and was featured on ABC’s Emmy nominated reality show, Shark Tank. Shelly had three “Sharks” fighting over her and is the only entrepreneur in the show’s history to ever leave with a check in her hand.

Her ShowNo towel has also been featured on The Today Show, The View and Good Morning America.

Shelly's motto? "Dream it, Believe it, Let it go", and she believes anything is possible when you follow your heart in faith.

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JULIE Busha, is the founder of “SLAWSA”, a condiment that’s becoming a “RAVE” everywhere, a little sweet, a little hot, and may just change the way you think of condiments!

Julie became a sensational character after being rejected with her pitch at a SHARK TANK show. Her winning attitude brought her and “SLAWSA” to more than a whopping 6,000 plus stores when it first debuted in November of 2013.

This quote from her, is worth mentioning and living by, “I’ll never let someone else’s inability to see my value determine my worth.”

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