Showcase & Business Expo!
CLICK HERE FOR EXHIBITORS EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION- AUGUST
entrepreneur-showcase event and community fundraiser is purposed to
promote small, family-owned, home-based, start-up, and even youth businesses;
giving customers an early start an great holiday shopping, while benefiting The Chattanooga Community Kitchen
in support of our community.
Business is also proud to announce Scenic City Women's Network
and Woman's Way as its two newest Sponsors, and promoters
of our 1st Annual "Holiday Shopping Showcase & Business Expo 2006" in
Chattanooga, TN on November 4.
response to this event has been excellent, coming out of various cities! Booths
have been reserved for business names such as Warm Spirit, Cookie Lee Jewelry, CA Botana
and Inner Glow Skin Care Services, Cello-In-A-Box and Smoky Mountain
Create-A-Critter, Azianna Gabrielle, Merrill Lynch, and other home-based,
small and family-owned businesses. Stay tuned for more vendor
promotions, with their products services, and fabulous list of
Don't miss out!
This is a wonderful opportunity to promote your business, sell your products and
services, and develop new contacts and relationship through networking. Click
Register and reserve your booth now.
For more information about this and other
Sisters In Business
Events, please visit us online
or all 423.421.5646.
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Do You Like
What You See?
by Tekelia C. Kelly
Chattanooga, Nashville, Knoxville and EVERY READER who has made our
Sisters In Business Online Newsletter a well read publication! It
appears that you like what you see!
According to the
statistical reports provided by our Email Marketing Service the
comparative metrics for the Sisters In Business Online Newsletters are
impressive. The report provides industry standard ratings, which it
indicates should be used to "Compare to other sites...". Two of the
ratings highlighted in the report are "OPEN %" and
"CLICK-THROUGH %" both defined below.
Number of trackable
emails that subscribers opened (received and viewed), divided by the
Number of click-throughs
by subscribers who clicked from an email to your website divided by the
The industry standard
for "Open %" is 37%, while the "Click-through"
standard is 8.9%For the past seven email campaigns which were online
newsletters, Sisters In Business has an Average Open rate of
39.2% and Average Click-Through rate of 21.8%. (See Table 1 below.)
Links to special interest topics also received good ratings.
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Please feel free to share with us your
suggestions, comments, and any ideas you might have for making the
newsletter even better. We would be very interested in hearing about
your business needs and interests.
Thank you so much to the many "real
people" letting us know how much you enjoy receiving and reading the
newsletters. The numbers are great, but there's nothing like hearing
a real person with a personal testimony. It's wonderful to hear each
When it comes to business I personally know how
email can get in the way when it is not coming at the right time or to the
right place. Therefore, please choose to "UNSUBSCRIBE"
option provided, should you need to discontinue receiving the newsletters.
As always, your feedback is welcome, and
we love communicating with you. And so our clients, advertisers,
partners, and sponsors!
Over 75% People
Use the Internet...
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known for its quick, affordable, and professional business solutions
offered to clients, partners, and the community. We provide
effective business advertising and event campaigns, with our entire
business strategy built on networking advertising, marketing, and
empowering those we serve.
Using our dynamic
website, Online Newsletters, along with out wide area network and reach
with a reach potential of over 75,000 people, we can assure visibility,
networkability, and marketability. Our marketing measurement tools
help us to know this, with metrics showing our subscriber viewer rates
above industry standards. For more information about our Business
and Event Promotional Services, please call 423.421.5646.
Our SIB Business Clients Directory
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doctors, accountants, aestheticians, real estate agent, caterer,
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fine women-owned businesses in our network at
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Thank you for supporting women-owned and small businesses in your community.
Sisters In Business Client
The Floral Gallery
Mary Williams, Owner
SPECIALS FOR THE
MONTH OF AUGUST ASSTD. MIXED DISH GARDENS 8" ASSORTED CONTAINERS
FOR $25.00, AND 10% DISCOUNT ON ALL OTHER ORDERS THRU SEPTEMBER.
Brighten up your room or any decor
with the special floral designs from The Floral Gallery, owner Mrs.
Specials for the
month of August include Assorted Mixed Dish Gardens 8" Assorted
Containers for $25.00. Also 10% discount on all other orders
through September. Visit your "sister in business" Mrs. Mary
William at the Floral Gallery "for all your floral needs".
1524 Dodds Avenue
My Store Page
"Flowers for your Floral
"Tired of unwanted hair on your body?
Inner Glow Skin Care at Heavenly Styles Salon and Day Spa has your
Have your unwanted hair removed by waxing.
Waxing is a way to have hair removed from your body. It last
longer than shaving every week because and the hair is removed
straight from your hair follicle.
Inner Glow Skin Care is available to remove unwanted hair by
waxing it from your eyebrows, lips, chin, sides of face, underarms,
legs and bikini area.
Call now to schedule your appointment and receive a free lip wax
with a eyebrow and chin wax. Offer expire August 31, 2006.
Inner Glow Skin Care at Heavenly Styles Salon and Day Spa
3475 Brainerd Road, Suite 1
Chattanooga, TN 37411
423-290-5023 or 423-629-9272
Dorothea C. Johnson
Gifts R Us Vendors Needed (Knoxville)
August 31, 2006 (Deadline)
This year the 3rd Annual Santa's Gifts R Us is going to be GREAT! We
only have a few more spaces left for any home base vendor with great
holiday items to sell! I also received word that the man himself will
make a guest appearance! That's right Santa Claus! So vendors if you
haven't reserved your space give me a call TODAY at 678.398.2092! Coming
soon more and exciting info about SGRU! MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28TH @ THE CANSLER YMCA (GYM) IN KNOXVILLE FROM
10-4PM. We have gotten Bigger to serve you Better!
Click here for Santa's Gifts R Us Vendor Info
Carolyn Miller, Owner of Nia!
Companies has added Arbonne International Swiss
Skincare products to the growing line of natural,
botanically-based self care and wellness products that she represents
as an Independent Consultant!
Companies has been representing Warm Spiritís luxurious body-pampering
products for the past two years and is excited about the addition of
Arbonne. The line includes premium skincare for men, women and teens,
make-up, weight management, and nutritional supplements. Contact
Carolyn at 423-902-2442 to learn more about Warm Spirit and Arbonne
products! Also find more about Carolyn and the product lines she
represents and at
Call Sadie Smith of Skin Balm,
Inc. at 423.296.1655. or visit
SKIN BALM, INC.
Skin Balm, Inc.
Rose of Sharon's Senior Villa
Sharon Kelly, Owner
Pearl White Gala
The performers for the Pearl White Gala will be Freddie Jackson and
Meli'sa Morgan. Also performing for the Gala portion of the event is
Chattanooga's very own MaleMen Show Band. 22 Visionz Jazz Band will
perform for the Pre-Gala. Ticket prices remain as originally priced,
and can be purchased online at
Click here for more information at
SIB Network Business News
DBE TN CONTRACTS FOR WOMEN BUSINESS
OWNERS. (Governor's Office of Diversity Business Enterprise)
Diversity Business Marketplace 2006, a Procurement Conference is
scheduled for September 21, 2006. For more information please contact
Chattanooga African American Chamber 535 Chestnut Street Suite 200, 423-265-0021.
Nautilus Awards for Women
Entrepreneurs October 2006. The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
presents The Chattanooga Nautilus Awards Celebrating Strength, Leadership
& Courage in Women. For more information visit the following
Girls Inc. Job Openings
Girls Inc. is expanding their
programs and services to reach more girls, Girls Inc., and has several job
openings. They are actively recruiting full and part time staff who
embrace our vision of better outcomes for girls in our community and share
in our passion for inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold.
Click here for more information
about job openings.
Development, & Business Support Services
For more business
development resource information on matters such as business plans,
finances, training and business savvy strategies, please visit our website
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Also you can visit us online at
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At Sisters In Business "Lunch & Learn" Meeting, Aug 24, 2006 at The Cellar restaurant
in the Tallan Building downtown.
Come Meet and Greet!
Come Talk and Eat!
Hear a Brief Speech,
From an SME!
(Subject Matter Expert)
The next Lunch & Learn Networking
Meeting will be August 24, 2006 at
Tallan Cellar in the Tallan Building
Downtown Lunch will be available at a cost of $10.50 per
person, and will begin 11:30 AM.
Click here visit the Cellar
Restaurant which also makes available its menu daily.
Nearby Day's Inn Rivergate has
graciously allowed free parking for all luncheon attendees this day.
Marketing Minutes will be
allowed for all SIB Clients and Partners.
Please click here
to see and stay abreast of meeting schedule.
Got a SME Special
Interest Topic you'd like to be addressed?
Interested in being a SME at one of our
Email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org to find our more.
Mark Jones with Pre-Paid
Legal Kick-off Subject Matter Expert Presentations at SIB Monthly
Networking Meetings-August 24, 2006
Identity theft the
number 1 white collar crime. 10 million victims every year, 27,000 victims
daily, 1every 3.2 seconds. According to the FTC it takes an average 600
hrs and several thousands to restore your identity. Mark Jones will
be the guest Subject Matter Expert presenter at SIB's August 2006
Networking Meeting as part of SIB's Empowerment Education and Training
Next month's "Lunch &
SIB Client Dr. Cassandra
Whitaker with Whitaker Women's Center will be the guest Subject Matter Expert
(SME) at next month "Lunch & Learn" networking meeting. September 14, 2006
Food Drive For
The Chattanooga Community Kitchen
Business Holiday Shopping Showcase & Business Expo 2006 is open to the
public and also serves as a fundraising event for the Chattanooga
Community Kitchen. A donation of $1.00 will be accepted for
supporting the Community Kitchen, and
a food drive will also be conducted, with
goods graciously accepted at the Holiday Shopping Showcase & Business Expo on November 4 in a
designated area. (Click
here for more information about the Community
Bizzy Bee Brief
by Tekelia C. Kelly
Business Website of the
Internal Revenue Service
I know if may not give an immediate good first impression, but I really
have found this site to be really useful, with FAQs, articles, and tax
forms for both individuals and businesses.
Business Q/A of the
Question: "How did
you hear about us '(or me)?"
is a very important question to ask your customers or anyon e who contacts
you for business. Use this question or something similar to find out
what advertising or marketing strategies are working for you.
Business Quote of the Week
"Perseverance is a great
element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the
gate, you are sure to wake up somebody."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Business Card Use of the
Use them as scrap paper
when you need to jot down a note.
Instead of a napkin, use the back of your business card to write in your
cell phone number. "This is my direct line," you might say, making the
prospect feel important and giving him or her a reason to keep your card.
Click here for more.
Business Book of the Week
Start Your Own Business, Third
Business Fashions Find of
Business is a proud Sponsor of the Chattanooga Premier Stage
Production "Crowns" by Regina Taylor. Directed by Karl D'Wayne
Gardner. (Stay tuned for more.)
Click here for more info.
Or call 423.421.5646
Story (Seeking 'words of wisdom" from wise women who care to share the
benefits of their experiences, in order to help develop girls, women, and "sisters
in business"...and even the boys and men in our community.)
(Stories are in the queue...stay tuned.)
SIB Newsletter Stories
Support for Women and Children
Youth In Business 2006-Summer
Enrichment Programs Report
SIB Technical Support
some email browsers may not be compatible with certain web applications;
therefore, we have
also made our SIB Online Newsletters on the Sisters In Business Home Page at
to better assure functionality. Thank you! --Tekelia C. Kelly
SCWN'S 2nd ANNUAL PRAYER WALK COULD
Saturday, September 16 -- 8:30 a.m. -12 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
554 McCallie Avenue
Light Breakfast Provided
The Event is FREE, but
everyone must pre-register
For More Information, please contact:
Scenic City Women's Network
SAVE THE DATE:
Nov. 4, 2006
Business Holiday Shopping Showcase
& Business Expo
Exhibitor and Sponsorship
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