Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 25, 2012
Kathryn Rose has been nominated for a 2012 Small Business Influencer Awards in the category of Expert. The Small Business Influencer Awards honor those who are influential to small businesses in North America, through the products, services, knowledge, information or support they provide to the small business market.
The Awards are designed to recognize the unsung heroes of small businesses – those who support and encourage entrepreneurs and small business owners, and help them achieve success and stay successful.
“I am honored to be nominated among the top business influencers including Tony Robbins, Carol Roth and Peter Shankman. I have dedicated myself to serving the small business community through my books and courses,” says Kathryn Rose.
Says Anita Campbell, CEO of Small Business Trends and one of the co-founders of the Awards along with Ramon Ray of SmallBizTechnology.com, "Influencers are those who play crucial roles in the small business ecosystem, but who often are in the background. Many of the nominees are themselves small business owners, entrepreneurs or small businesses. The impact of the Awards goes well beyond nominees, however – the awards also encourage and excite the nominees’ employees. The Awards are intended to provide that added little boost in motivation and morale that can make a big difference in results. Being nominated also distinguishes the nominee from competitors, and in that sense can lead to competitive advantage."
About Kathryn Rose
Kathryn Rose owner of Kathryn Rose Consulting and CEO of the Social Buzz Club, is a social media keynote speaker, strategist, and trainer with clients ranging from multi-million dollar corporations, to small business owners and entrepreneurs. Ms. Rose is the author of six books on social media marketing, including The Step by Step Guides to: Twitter, Facebook, SEO/Video Marketing and Linkedin for Business and The Parent’s and Grandparent’s Guides to Facebook. She is a sought after speaker and trainer on using social media for maximum online visibility and using online marketing and social media tools to create referral networks and to increase sales.
About the Small Business Influencer Awards
The Small Business Influencer Awards, now in their second year, enable the small business community to nominate and show their support for those that influence and support them. The Awards have an open nomination period, followed by community voting, and then a judging period by a group of industry-knowledgeable judges.
The Small Business Influencer Awards initiative is produced by Small Business Trends, an award-winning online publication, serving over 4,000,000 small business owners, stakeholders and entrepreneurs annually, and SmallBizTechnology.com, a media company that produces online content and live events educating small and mid-sized companies on how to strategically use technology as a tool to grow their businesses. The Awards can be found on the Web at: SMBInfluencers.com.
BlackBerry is the title sponsor of the 2012 Small Business Influencer Awards.