D.E. Logan Public Relations
Devere “Dee” Logan is an accredited public relations counselor whose 40 years’ experience includes corporate assignments with Parker Hannifin and General Electric. A veteran writer, his column “The Marketeers” appeared for several years in the Lake County Business Journal. He is a member of the College of Fellows of the Public Relations Society of America.
Thinking About the Unthinkable
How companies can prepare for unexpected events that can paralyze their business
Five Giant Steps to Great Public Relations
Building good relations with your customers and employees
Phil Stella delivers Stellar Presentations and helps take the pain out of workplace communication. He works with business people who want to become more competent, credible and confident when they interact with customers or colleagues, deliver presentations, write or deliver training.
Phil has over 25 years experience as a workplace communication consultant, trainer and coach. He has worked with hundreds of corporate and association audiences around the country in the financial services, health care, manufacturing and association sectors. Typical audiences include managers, sales professionals, customer service representatives, support staff, technology professionals or trainers.
He also teaches business communication courses at the Cleveland Campuses of the University of Phoenix, and DeVry University. A prolific freelance writer, Phil has authored over 300 articles on a variety of topics for national and local print and electronic publications. He is a three-time APEX Award winner for feature writing and an award-winning producer/writer of corporate videos that support training, communication and marketing.
Taking the Pain out of Sales Presentations
Simple strategies to reduce the pain of sales presentations
A Thomas Image provides aerial, commercial, portrait, underwater and wedding photography. In 1999, Tom Szabo opened the studio combining his successful business experience with a love of photography. Tom is committed to making clients at least 100% satisfied.
As a certified scuba instructor, Tom loves to photograph the underwater world. His travels have taken him to the Atlantic/Caribbean, Western Pacific, Canada, Florida and The Great Lakes. His work has been published in Sport Diving Magazine and Northeast Dive News.
Tom’s photographic skills are self-taught. He has attended numerous photography workshops and taken photography classes at Lakeland Community College. He is a member of the Painesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce, EastSide Business Group and is the founder of Downsized Into Business Startup (DIBS).
Tom is a “home-grown product” of Lake County. He graduated from Mentor High School, Lakeland Community College and Cleveland State University.
Social Media, Anyone?
The online route to business success
Kathy Smith, BSEE
Smith has a diverse programming background. From 1992-2002, she designed and programmed user interfaces for real time systems and databases for the controls industry. She became a website designer in 2002. Now Smith has a couple hundred websites under her belt, including more than 50 WordPress sites. Her websites have won awards.
Get the Most out of WordPress
From the basics to widgets, menus, plugins and more
Understand basic terms and learn what you can do to improve search engine rankings
Tools and methods to optimize your WordPress website for search engines
Make purchases easy
Latest trends in website design including responsive design; website layouts
Getting started, authoring content
Info for the layperson looking to understand what’s what