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James Ball
Worked at SMB Machinery Systems, LLC
Attended Art Institute of Atlanta
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Sharing this podcast that we recorded last week again here today...the panel of folks gathered there are just that awesome, yes they are.
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New post from Susan on the TrustWorkz blog.
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Where Is Old Florida?
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This was a really good discussion 
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Atlanta's own +Kat Cole, President of Cinnabon on last nigt's Undercovr's a link o watch in case you missed it. Very inspiring epiode!
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Digital Marketing Consultant, SEO Consultant. Social Media, Atlanta, GA, Content Marketing | Contract and Services
Director of Marketing and Sales at Smith Tool & Design. Formerly CMO / Co-Founder at TrustWorkz, Inc. Digital Marketing Director & Social Strategist at AroundAbout Local Media, Inc., publisher of the well known TowneLaker Community Magazine and 7 other title areas around North Metro Atlanta. James Ball is one of three original founders of, "North Georgia's Visual Directory". *Update: was acquired in 2010 by The Ellijay Telephone Company.
James, an early adopter of social media, blogs at about the integration of social media and small business. Find, and connect with James using any, or all of the links to the right.

James is happy to consult with businesses of all sizes.



  • Art Institute of Atlanta
    Visual Communications
Digital Marketing Director / Inbound Marketing / SEO / Social Media / Strategist / Consultant / Services
  • SMB Machinery Systems, LLC
    Director of Marketing, 2014 - 2015
    Social Media Blog, 2009 - present
  • AroundAbout Local Media, Inc.
    Digital Marketing Director / Social Strategist, 2010 - 2014
  • TrustWorkz, Inc.
    Co-Founder / COO, 2011 - 2014
  • Smith Tool & Design
    Director of Marketing and Sales, 2016 - present
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What Do Women Know About Running A Business Anyway? (Infographic) | Trus...

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Evergreen Content Marketing - Small Business - SEO | Trustworkz

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How To: Use Social Media To Get Hired – Social Media Resume

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