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"Communication Nation" with Jill Schiefelbein will expand your understanding of different communication practices and how they affect day-to-day business operations and relationships. Show topics have a direct impact on business productivity and profitability. We bring these issues to the surface, educating and giving practical advice that can be immediately applied in personal and professional contexts.

"Communication Nation" with Jill Schiefelbein will expand your understanding of different communication practices and how they affect day-to-day business operations and relationships. Show topics have a direct impact on business productivity and profitability. We bring these issues to the surface, educating and giving practical advice that can be immediately applied in personal and professional contexts.
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Location:

Gilbert, AZ

Networks:

VoiceAmerica

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"Communication Nation" with Jill Schiefelbein will expand your understanding of different communication practices and how they affect day-to-day business operations and relationships. Show topics have a direct impact on business productivity and profitability. We bring these issues to the surface, educating and giving practical advice that can be immediately applied in personal and professional contexts.

Language:

English

Contact:

855-464-4878


Episodes

Special Encore Presentation: Communication and Digital Government

9/23/2013
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Being in charge isn't always easy. But this week's Communication Nation guest, Gilbert, Arizona Mayor John Lewis, makes it look that way! With a population of nearly 225,000, the town of Gilbert boasts the recent honors of the 5th safest community in the nation (according to Business Insider) and the 36th best place to live in the nation (Money Magazine). Gilbert, Arizona is positioning itself to become a national leader in Digital Government. By unlocking public records, maximizing social...

Duration: 00:55:44


Communication, Broadcasting and Complex Messages

9/16/2013
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When it comes to communicating technical information in a way that any audience can understand, Wyatt Everhart knows his stuff. As the Chief Meteorologist for ABC 2 in Baltimore, Wyatt is a professional at communicating succinctly. In this episode of Communication Nation we discuss tips and tricks for being on camera and communicating complex information in a simple way. You'll get tips for how to deal with technical and human errors if you're broadcasting live, and you'll learn what...

Duration: 00:55:27


Communication and Problems with Sales Presentations

9/9/2013
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If you're in business, you're in sales. Whether you're selling a product, a service, or an idea, understanding what NOT to do in the process is important. Our guest today is an internationally-acclaimed sales expert who really gets what it takes to be successful in sales. Don Cooper, The Sales Heretic, joins us to discuss the problems with most sales presentations. He'll answer questions such as: What’s the problem with most sales presentations? What should sales presentations be about?...

Duration: 00:56:36


Communication, Entrepreneurship and eCommerce

9/2/2013
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Many people dream of quitting the corporate job, owning their own business, and traveling around the world. Not many people actually do it. Our guest today, Andrew Youderain, is one of those rare people who has made this dream a reality. Andrew is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of eCommerceFuel.com, where he freely shares his years of experience as an entrepreneur in the eCommerce space. In today's episode we discuss entrepreneurship and eCommerce, including everything from taking...

Duration: 00:54:33


Communication and Customer Service: How to Get Raving Fans

8/26/2013
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Businesses who provide great customer service have staying power. This week's Communication Nation guest, Andrew John, is in the business of providing exceptional customer service. As one of the owners of John's Refrigeration, a service-based company that has been in operation since 1970, Andrew knows that gaining what he calls "Raving Fans" is a key to business longevity and success. In today's episode we discuss the ins and outs of customer service from the service-industry perspective....

Duration: 00:56:22


Communication and Podcasts: What Works for Business

8/19/2013
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A podcast is a great way to promote business, ideas, and community. On today's episode of Communication Nation host Jill Schiefelbein welcomes speaker, funny man and podcasting superstar Craig Price to the show to discuss with us how podcasting can have an impact on a business's bottom line. Craig's podcast, Reality Check with Craig Price, is about to launch its 100th episode and is an example of how he advances his business and the businesses of others. If you're a solo-entrepreneur, you...

Duration: 01:13:22


Communication Training: All About Video

8/12/2013
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Are you using video as a marketing piece? Are you using video to communicate to your employees? If not, have you thought about it? In this week's special Communication Training episode of Communication Nation host Jill Schiefelbein gives you in the ins and outs of using video to communicate. We'll talk about why you should consider using video to communicate, how to make these videos come to life (including suggested technological tools to help you), ways to distribute and potentially...

Duration: 00:55:21


Communication and Local SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

8/5/2013
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One of the biggest questions budding entrepreneurs wonder is: "How do I get found?" Today's Communication Nation guest, Jasmine Holmes, helps businesses, products and people get "found" on the Internet. As owner of marketing company 910 West, Jasmine helps business owners create smartly designed marketing pieces that get results, especially in a local marketplace. On today's episode we'll talk about what entrepreneurs can do on a limited budget to get their site(s) and product(s) to rank...

Duration: 00:55:27


Social Media Analytics: What Twitter and Facebook Statistics Communicate

7/29/2013
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Social media is more than conversation; it’s also about conversions. And this week's Communication Nation guest Stacey Harris knows all about cultivating social media conversations and measuring their success. This week we'll talk about the analytical tools available for us in the two most popular social media platforms, Facebook and Twitter. How we use this analytical data, though, can be applied to all forms of social media. We all want to know what the ROI is on our social media...

Duration: 00:56:40


Communication and Workplace Performance Conversations

7/22/2013
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Performance conversations are not easy. But this week's Communication Nation guest Marnie Green helps make them more productive and effective. If you run a business where you believe an annual review is sufficient to manage performance, then think again! Frequent performance conversations, rather than annual reviews, produce better results. In business, success depends on employee performance, yet many companies struggle with, and even avoid, providing honest feedback to those who need it...

Duration: 00:55:01


Ask the Guru

7/15/2013
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Do you have a business communication question you want answered? Host Jill Schiefelbein is turning the airwaves over to her listeners this week in a special episode called "Ask the Guru." Jill will take live calls and emailed questions and address them on the air, giving multiple takeaways and candid advice. Weren't able to catch the show live and call in? If enough listeners email, we'll do it again in three months!

Duration: 00:56:21


Communication and Managing a Sales Team

7/8/2013
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Everything you do in business comes down to sales. Whether you're selling a product or service, selling yourself as a solution provider, or selling your ideas as a manager, understanding a sales environment is crucial. Our special guest, Shawn McClain, knows all about managing sales teams! As the Southwest Regional Sales Manager for Safelite AutoGlass, Shawn not only has to understand sales from a product perspective, but from a people orientation as well. On today's episode Shawn will...

Duration: 00:55:50


Communication and Influence

7/1/2013
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The ability to influence people is key to business success and personal happiness. But using influence ethically isn't always done. Our guest today, Brian Ahearn, is a master of using influence and persuasion in ethical ways. He is one of less than three dozen Cialdini Method Certified Trainers throughout the world, and brings the science of influence to life through hands-on training sessions. In this episode we are going to discuss the role that influence plays in our daily business...

Duration: 00:58:03


Communication and Networking

6/24/2013
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The importance of networking and making meaningful connections is important to any business. Communication Nation guest Gelie Akhenblit, founder of Networking Phoenix, is a networking expert. Gelie created a company focused on getting people to collaborate and meet each other that is now the leading online resource for business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals. In this episode Gelie will share with listeners tips and strategies for networking effectively. We'll also talk about...

Duration: 00:53:56


Communication and Niche Marketing

6/17/2013
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Ever wonder how you can turn something you love into a niche market that attracts viewers and consumers? Communication Nation guest Elizabeth Giorgi, head of Being Geek Chic, joins us to discuss niche marketing at its finest with a focus on internet content. We'll cover how to identify your target market and how you can run a blog to cater to this audience. We'll also give some web-based business advice and talk about ways for creative people to grow their brand and business online.

Duration: 00:55:42


Money Talks: Communication and Taxes

6/10/2013
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This time of year a lot of entrepreneurs and small business owners are thinking about anything but taxes. But making small changes now can have big outcomes later! Special guest Aaron Blau, EA and CPA, joins us on Communication Nation to talk to us about a hot topic: Money! We'll discuss how actions you take now can impact your financial health through the rest of the year and beyond. We'll also talk about how to communicate about money and financial issues with your business partners,...

Duration: 00:56:16


Communication Training: Persuasion

6/3/2013
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It's time for another episode of Communication Training! In this episode host Jill Schiefelbein puts her teaching hat on and takes listeners through different aspects of persuasive communication. We start off the episode discussing persuasion and some of the key principles of persuasive communication. Then, we'll discuss one framework for organizing persuasive communication, Monroe's Motivated Sequence. We'll spend a good portion of the episode talking about Impromptu Guru's TEMPTaction...

Duration: 00:56:51

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