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Speaking to Grow Your Small Business
We all know with the rise of LIVESTREAMING that now only do we need to learn to speak in public but speaking on camera is getting even more important in the digital age. The ability to speak whether it is pitching investors, doing an elevator pitch or giving a presentation at an event can gain influence and increase revenue. Mastering this skill is a must have for every savvy entrepreneur. Deborah Deras, SBDC Marketing consultant has been a keynote speaker for over 17 years. She will share her strategies to use speaking to gain more prospects and potentially add another stream of revenue. Secrets of successful speakers to be even more confident: * How to own the platform and captivate the audience to hang on your every * How to make your speech informative and entertaining (“educational”) so it doesn’t bore people to death * How to speak to your audiences listening style to influence even the toughest crowds * How to create a compelling and strategic call to action that leads to sales * Plus much more… RSVP ASAP. No cost sponsored by the SouthBay SBDC

Southbay SBDC hosted by El Camino College Business Training Center

13430 Hawthorne Blvd · Hawthorne, CA

What we're about

Welcome Small Business owners, Startups and Serial Entrepreneurs, interested in doing business in and around West Los Angeles & Beverly Hills. This group is designed to share information with you to grow your business via business networking events, social media workshops and social media marketing consulting.


Deborah Deras, Social Media Goddess (SMG), Motivational Speaker, Author, and organizer of this group is the Social Media Marketing consultant for the Inglewood Chamber of Commerce and the LA South Chamber of Commerce through the Southbay SBDC.


For 1-1 consulting at no cost through the Call Martha or Blanca of the SBDC to schedule a session with Deborah Deras for Social Media at 310-225-8277

NETWORKING RESOURCES: Check out our other groups:


To receive a free copy of Deborah's ebook 5 Steps from Likes to Sales, download your copy at

To your success with ease and grace,

Deborah Deras

310-945-5651 office/cell

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