June 25, 2007

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Marketing for Small Business Focus of Upcoming NAWBO Silicon Valley Presentation

Linda Popky to Provide Marketing Tips to South County Audience in July

REDWOOD CITY, CA – June 25, 2007. Leverage2Market Associates, Inc. today announced that President Linda Popky will speak to the NAWBO Silicon Valley South County group on July 11th on Primed for Success: How Marketing in a Down Time Helps Business Turn Up.

The lunch presentation, to be held at Maurizio’s in Morgan Hill, CA, will address why it’s important for small businesses to proactively invest in marketing and promoting themselves, when business is slow, as well as when things are good. Attendees will learn why it”s so important to plant marketing seeds when business is slow to be prepared for success in the future.

“Investing in marketing seems like a simple decision when things are going well, but is harder to justify when business is slow.” said Linda Popky. “Yet that’s exactly the right time for many organizations to be ramping up their marketing campaigns.”

Linda Popky has over 25 years’ experience in technology and B2B marketing. She is the Director of Partnerships & Alliances for Women in Consulting (WIC), a member of the Society for the Advancement of Consulting (SAC), and an Associate Partner of Marketing Operations Partners. In demand as a speaker as well as the author of numerous articles on various aspects of marketing, Linda is currently on the faculty of the Integrated Marketing Program at San Francisco State University’s College of Extended Learning.


About Leverage2Market Associates

Leverage2Market Associates is a strategic marketing company that helps clients improve their bottom line by more effectively leveraging their investment in marketing programs, processes and people. Leverage2Market works with a wide range of organizations from startups and small businesses to Fortune 100 companies to use their existing marketing resources as effectively and efficiently as possible. For more information, visit www.leverage2market.com or contact 650-281-4854.

About NAWBO-Silicon Valley

The NAWBO-Silicon Valley vision is to be the destination association for CEOs of diverse women-owned businesses, who in turn will be recognized by the community as leaders of successful companies. The organization is reaching out to women business owners in Morgan Hill, Gilroy, Hollister, and San Juan Batista by holding businesses luncheons in these south county locations on a quarterly basis.

For more information about this luncheon or other NAWBO-SV activities, contact NAWBO-SV at www.nawbo-sv.org, or Wendy Buller at (408) 690-6675.

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