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Jeff Korhan
Works at Keynote Speaker for Small Business
Attended Miami University, BA, MBA
Lives in Chicago, IL
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Keynote Speaker, Trainer, and Coach for Mainstream Small Business
Professional speaker, social marketing, social media, business trends, small business, writing, copywriting, author, SEO, entrepreneurship, public speaking, events,
  • Keynote Speaker for Small Business
    Professional speaker, trainer, and coach, 1997 - present
  • Treemendous Landscape Co®
    Founder, 1988 - 2008
  • ConocoPhillips
    Midwest Region Manager, 1982 - 1992
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Chicago, IL
Naperville, IL - Worthington, OH - Bartlesville, OK - Oxford, OH
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+1 630-774-8350
Chicago, IL USA
+1 630-774-8350
Chicago, IL USA
Keynote Speaker for Small Business Digital Marketing
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  • Bloggers
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  • Chicago, IL
  • Naperville, IL
  • Green Industry

My Professional Bio:

Jeff Korhan, MBA, is the author of Built-In Social: Essential Social Marketing Practices for Every Small Business (Wiley 2013), which delivers proven methods for converting social marketing best practices into profitable outcomes.

He is a small business marketing expert helping mainstream businesses use social media and Internet marketing to create exceptional customer experiences that accelerate business growth.

Korhan was a Fortune 50 Sales and Marketing Executive who later founded a construction services company that was twice named Small Business of the Year. 

Jeff is a syndicated publisher and regular content contributor to leading business publications with his own New Media and Small Business Marketing site ranking among the Top 100 Small Business blogs in the world by Technorati Media.

He lives in suburban Chicago, Illinois.

For more information on hiring Jeff to speak at your event call +1 630-774-8350 or email him at
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I have a special skill for simplifying technology and business trends to make them practical and useful for mainstream small businesses.
  • Miami University, BA, MBA
    Chemistry, Marketing
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Landscape Architecture
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Have you considered using your content to help your prospective buyers better feel their pain?  Someday they'll thank you for it. #contentmarketing   #selling  
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Nothing better than observing how people respond to an environment to determine if they are right for it. #smartbusiness  
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Hi +Vincent Messina - I can't speak for regulated industries like accounting and law, but we used a similar method when I owned my landscape design/build company for 20 years. 

We gave aspiring landscape architect a trial project to see how quickly they could flesh out ideas, if they followed a process, etc. We didn't pay them for this because it was only a 20-30 trial, but it worked amazingly well. 

However, when we hired admins we did try them out for a week or two because we honestly had so many applicants. To your question, many of them eliminated themselves for all kinds of reasons. This enabled us to keep the hiring process alive until we found the right person.
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The winner in business today is the company that does helpful better. #helpful #business 
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Thanks for sharing +Mary Charleson !
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Managing blog comments is challenging for businesses. A new approach is removing comments and taking that interaction to the social web. #blogging   #comments  
One of the top blogs on the web recently discontinued comments, and this came as a surprise to their community. The truth is many of us have struggled with comments over the years on our blogs. Thi...
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That's the plan +Angus Fraser Gotta check a few things out and get it done this week. :)
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Is your business still trying to get commitments from buyers without first committing to them? #relationshipselling   #relationshipmarketing  
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When I completed the final manuscript of my first traditionally published book, the joy I experienced was beyond measure.That feeling soon became one of quiet satisfaction as I considered the result,
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Social media pros universally agree that building permission assets is a priority use of social media.. #email #socialmedia
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3 insights from Social Media Marketing World for making an introduction that warms up your audience. #events #smmw14
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Networking doesn't have to be random. Here's how to increase the probability of favorable outcomes. #networking   #networkingevent  
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