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4 Steps to Create a Great Product or Business 4 Steps to Create a Great Product or Business

By Kelsy Harms on May 10, 2013

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Michael Burcham, President & CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, shared with entrepreneurs and small business owners at E|SPACES what he has learned over the past 30 years in business. “The journey between the idea and turning your idea into something real has to do with one’s ability to think, make choices, recruit people, and move your product ahead.” In order to turn your idea into reality, Michael shared what he considers fundamental components of the Executive’s Toolbox.

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CEO Cafe – Joe Calloway

By Phil Gibbs on January 17, 2012

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This Members Only presentation will center on addressing the characteristics that differentiate truly great companies, how successful organizations sustain that success, and what market leaders do that any of us can do if we only choose to?

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Learning Series with David Baker Learning Series with David Baker

By Phil Gibbs on November 8, 2011

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This tailored presentation will center on the foundational role of your positioning in the marketplace, how that can help you identify the ideal client, what product/service offerings would be appropriate (especially if they are “packaged”), and what employees you’ll need to fulfill those brand promises.

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Rock Your Net: Intro to Digital Marketing Series

By Phil Gibbs on August 31, 2011

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On Wednesday, September 28th we again present Rock Your Net’s hugely successful & popular “Intro To Digital Marketing” workshop series. The series is a hands-on, interactive internet music marketing seminar targetting musicians, artists, songwriters, publishers and their affiliated managers. By the end of the series you will be able to:

-Create and implement a plan to market your music.
-Build and extend your online presence & infrastructure with tools such as Virb, BandZoogle,BandCamp, Reverbnation and TopSpin.
-Use YouTube, FaceBook & Twitter to build awareness for your band and your brand.
-Learn how to acquire and engage your fans. Help them help you have a sustainable music career.
-Set up an online store to sell your music and merchandise direct to fan (DTF).

Also includes admission to keynote by Ariel Hyatt on Thursday, Sept 15th.

When: September 7th, 14th, 15th (Thursday), 21st & 28th (All Wednesdays except where denoted otherwise)

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Rock Your Net: Intro to Digital Marketing Series

By Phil Gibbs on August 31, 2011

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On Wednesday, September 21st we again present Rock Your Net’s hugely successful & popular “Intro To Digital Marketing” workshop series. The series is a hands-on, interactive internet music marketing seminar targetting musicians, artists, songwriters, publishers and their affiliated managers. By the end of the series you will be able to:

– Create and implement a plan to market your music.
– Build and extend your online presence & infrastructure with tools such as Virb, BandZoogle,BandCamp, Reverbnation and TopSpin.
– Use YouTube, FaceBook & Twitter to build awareness for your band and your brand.
– Learn how to acquire and engage your fans. Help them help you have a sustainable music career.
– Set up an online store to sell your music and merchandise direct to fan (DTF).
Also includes admission to keynote by Ariel Hyatt on Thursday, Sept 15th.

When: September 7th, 14th, 15th (Thursday), 21st & 28th (All Wednesdays except where denoted otherwise)

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Rock Your Net: Intro to Digital Marketing Series

By Phil Gibbs on August 31, 2011

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On Wednesday, September 14th we again present Rock Your Net’s hugely successful & popular “Intro To Digital Marketing” workshop series. The series is a hands-on, interactive internet music marketing seminar targetting musicians, artists, songwriters, publishers and their affiliated managers. By the end of the series you will be able to:

– Create and implement a plan to market your music.
– Build and extend your online presence & infrastructure with tools such as Virb, BandZoogle,BandCamp, Reverbnation and TopSpin.
– Use YouTube, FaceBook & Twitter to build awareness for your band and your brand.
– Learn how to acquire and engage your fans. Help them help you have a sustainable music career.
– Set up an online store to sell your music and merchandise direct to fan (DTF).

Also includes admission to keynote by Ariel Hyatt on Thursday, Sept 15th.

When: September 7th, 14th, 15th (Thursday), 21st & 28th (All Wednesdays except where denoted otherwise)

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Rock Your Net: Intro to Digital Marketing Series

By Phil Gibbs on August 31, 2011

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On Wednesday, September 7th we again present Rock Your Net’s hugely successful & popular “Intro To Digital Marketing” workshop series. The series is a hands-on, interactive internet music marketing seminar targetting musicians, artists, songwriters, publishers and their affiliated managers. By the end of the series you will be able to:

– Create and implement a plan to market your music.
– Build and extend your online presence & infrastructure with tools such as Virb, BandZoogle,BandCamp, Reverbnation and TopSpin.
– Use YouTube, FaceBook & Twitter to build awareness for your band and your brand.
– Learn how to acquire and engage your fans. Help them help you have a sustainable music career.
– Set up an online store to sell your music and merchandise direct to fan (DTF).

Also includes admission to keynote by Ariel Hyatt on Thursday, Sept 15th.

When: September 7th, 14th, 15th (Thursday), 21st & 28th (All Wednesdays except where denoted otherwise)

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Learning Series: Graphic Facilitation Boot Camp with Peter Durand Learning Series: Graphic Facilitation Boot Camp with Peter Durand

By Phil Gibbs on August 16, 2011

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7:30 AM- Lite Breakfast and Networking, 8 AM- Presentation

Where: E|SPACES

4322 Harding Pike, suite 417

Nashville, TN 37205

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This 60 minute workshop is the short version of a hands-on basic skills course in graphic facilitation. Effective communication can be quite challenging, especially when making a presentation or giving a speech. In order for the communication to be effective, you must keep the attention of the listeners and deliver the information in such a way that it is fully understood. One of the most effective ways to get your message across and make it memorable is with visual aids.

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E|SPACES Learning Series with Tod Fetherling

By Phil Gibbs on June 23, 2011

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7:30 AM- Lite Breakfast and Networking, 8 AM- Presentation

Where: E|SPACES

4322 Harding Pike

Nashville, TN 37205

Market Opportunity Analysis

Know your customers better than they know themselves.

Tod Fetherling is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Nashville Technology Council. He has deep domain expertise in healthcare and technology. He has been defining markets for more than 20 years for companies like HCA, Merck, RCA, Jewish Hospital, and many more. Tod’s presentation will help you visually understand how to develop your market definitions. He will do several deep dives on healthcare and music as examples. Come prepared with questions and he will do his best to help you define your market.

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Video is the Essential Growth Driver by Lisa Kelley

By Phil Gibbs on May 19, 2011

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Where: E|SPACES
4322 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205

Lisa Kelley

President and Founder of White Chocolate Visual Media

Video is the Essential Growth Driver

7:30- lite breakfast and networking

8AM- presentation

Studies have shown we have less than 5 seconds to capture someone’s attention, especially when it comes to online content. Professional video is a key differentiator to attract and keep views on your website and to then…take action!

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Rock Your Net

By Phil Gibbs on May 11, 2011

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The hands on series, Rock Your Net, begins May 11th. It’s geared towards musicians, artists, songwriters, publishers and their affiliated managers.

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Rock Your Net

By Phil Gibbs on May 11, 2011

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The hands on series, Rock Your Net, begins May 11th. It’s geared towards musicians, artists, songwriters, publishers and their affiliated managers.

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Rock Your Net

By Phil Gibbs on May 11, 2011

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The hands on series, Rock Your Net, begins May 11th. It’s geared towards musicians, artists, songwriters, publishers and their affiliated managers.

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Rock Your Net

By Phil Gibbs on May 11, 2011

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The hands on series, Rock Your Net, begins May 11th. It’s geared towards musicians, artists, songwriters, publishers and their affiliated managers.

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Rock Your Net

By Phil Gibbs on May 11, 2011

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The hands on series, Rock Your Net, begins May 11th. It’s geared towards musicians, artists, songwriters, publishers and their affiliated managers.

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E|SPACES Killer Apps Roundtable

By Phil Gibbs on January 31, 2011

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Join us for our first members’ only E|SPACES roundtable discussion about which apps, services, and online tools best help businesses function. Peter Durand of Alphachimp Studios is going to share a few tips on how he uses some of these tools to make his business better. Be prepared to share some of your own tips and tricks, as this is not only a time to hear new perspectives, but also a chance to pass along what has worked best for you and your business.

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NAMA Online Marketing Special Interest Group

By Phil Gibbs on December 20, 2010

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Prep your career for the new economy with some help from our Online Marketing SIG.New roles are evolving that are a hybrid of marketing and technology, and more than ever even classic marketing roles often demand a greater degree of technical savvy.

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Meet the Press: To Pitch or Not to Pitch

By Phil Gibbs on December 7, 2010

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What: Meet the Press: To Pitch or Not to Pitch from MEPR
When: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: ESpaces 4322 Harding Pike Suite 417 Nashville, TN 37205
Contact info: phone: 615.777.8514 email: info@espaces.com

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E|SPACES hosts American Cancer Society Fundraiser, “MORE BIRTHDAYS”

By Phil Gibbs on October 21, 2010

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The American Cancer Society just launched a National campaign called “MORE BIRTHDAYS” celebrating more than 11 million cancer survivors celebrating birthdays! “MORE BIRTHDAYS” is coming to Nashville on Saturday November 13, 2010 from 6:30pm-10:00pm. Light music, work by other local artists and networking will be the main focus of the evening. Donations will be taken at the door and will benefit the American Cancer Society.

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E|SPACES hosts Board Retreat for Autism Society of Middle Tennessee

By Phil Gibbs on October 21, 2010

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Saturday, November 13, 2010 9:00am-3:00pm the Autism Society of Middle Tennessee will hold their Board of Directors Retreat. This is a strategic planning and visions for the future session that will be facilitated by Jim Vallaincourt. E|SPACES will host the event in their beautiful space on 4322 Harding Pike.

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E|SPACES Hosts Nashville 2.0 Meetup with Mitch Canter on WordPress

By Phil Gibbs on September 2, 2010

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What: WordPress–All You Need to Know to Set Up a Blog or Website
When: Tuesday, September 21, 2010 5:30-7:00 PM
Where: E|SPACES
4322 Harding Pike Suite 417
Nashville, TN 37205
615.777.8514
Follow link to RSVP: WordPress – All You Need to Know to Set Up a Blog or Website
About:
A business that’s not on the web is a business that is missing out on the single largest audience in existence. However, for small businesses, or startup businesses with low funds, getting a web presence that is both professional and affordable has been difficult in the past.

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E|SPACES Hosts The Tennessee Pediatric Society Foundation 2010 Board Retreat

By Phil Gibbs on July 11, 2010

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The Tennessee Pediatric Society Foundation will host their 2010 Board Retreat on Saturday, July 31, at E|SPACES in Hill Center at Belle Meade. This event will be a strategic planning session to outline the foundation’s goals and objectives for the next 2-3 years. The group will convene in E|SPACES’ next generation meeting and office space. In addition to utilizing one of the five meeting/conference rooms, the group will also make use of the inviting open area workspace for smaller group sessions during the retreat.

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BANK OF NASHVILLE CEO CAFE with JIM FULLER & JIM LACKEY

By Phil Gibbs on July 2, 2010

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The Bank of Nashville’s CEO CafÈ on August 10. The event, hosted by E|SPACES, will be facilitated by Jim Fuller and features Jim Lackey, former President & CEO of Passport Health Communications. He will be speaking on, “When and How to QUIT: How Successful Leaders Can Prepare for Their Transition Out of Leadership.” Question & answer panelists at the event include The Bank of Nashville Director & President of Compass Executives, LLC, Art Rebrovick, and Jane Hardy, Principal of Career Resources.

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E|SPACES Opens for Business

By Phil Gibbs on June 28, 2010

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After years of planning and months of design and constructions, After years of planning and months of design and constructions, we are happy to announce that E|SPACES will be open for business at 7:00 AM on Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Please come by and visit us any time during the opening week!

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