Marketing is the key to success when running your own business. Whatever else you do, whatever it may say on your business card, you are the "salesperson-in-chief" — revenue doesn't happen unless you make it happen.

Cliff's Speaking Schedule

December 2008

December 5 - New Haven, Connecticut - Judging the 2008 Connecticut Business Plan Competition, co-sponsored by the Connecticut Venture Group and the Connecticut State University system.

December 9 - Long Beach, California - Featured speaker at Entrepreneur magazine's "2008 Entrepreneur of the Year" awards program. For details, click here.

December 15 - Norwalk, Connecticut - "Introduction to Entrepreneurship for Executives in Transition" at Right Management. For details, call (203) 964 1544.

December 17 - Teleclass on "Dealing with Deadbeats: How to Get Paid On Time, Every Time", sponsored by The Bookkeeper's Referral Network - for details, go to http://bkpr-network.com.

January 2009

January 7 - "Doing Business on the Internet," Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce, Shelton, Connecticut - for details, go to click here.

January 10 - "Starting a Successful e-Commerce Business," University of Connecticut ( Stamford, Connecticut campus) - for details, go to click here.

January 28 - Webinar on "Corporations and Limited Liability Companies", Lee Hecht Harrison - for details, contact Dick Willett.

March 2009

March 9, 16, 23 - workshop on "Starting a Successful Small Business" - Roger Ludlowe Middle School, Fairfield, Connecticut - for details, go to click here.

March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - workshop on "Starting a Successful Small Business" - Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, Connecticut - for details, contact lbissonnette@ncc.commnet.edu.

March 26 - Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City -- speaking on "Ethical Considerations for Business and Transactional Lawyers" as a panelist on the "Bridging the Gap - 2009" program sponsored by the New York State Bar Association - for details, click here.

April 2009

April 8 - Webinar on "Corporations and Limited Liability Companies", Lee Hecht Harrison - for details, contact contact Dick Willett.

June 2009

June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - workshop on "Starting a Successful Small Business" - Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, Connecticut - for details, contact lbissonnette@ncc.commnet.edu.