'This Week in Berkeley Heights' to Feature Special Aimed at Small Business Owners
Sunday, April 22, 2012 • 9:04am
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – As a part of its continuing commitment to covering all things Berkeley Heights, the Berkeley Heights Communications Committee and the Suburban Chamber of Commerce will present a business special that will be aired on “This Week In Berkeley Heights” television show.
The special, “Successful Business Tips for the Small Business Owner,” will air starting Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m. on Comcast channel 34 and FIOS channel 47. It air daily at 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. until Wednesday, May 16, or 24/7 @ www.glhstv.com, just click the top “On Demand’ tab and then click on the Business Special link (all programs are indexed).
“It is great to partner with the Suburban Chamber of Commerce to present a show that will benefit the Township’s businesses,” said Nicholas Schiavo, Communications Committee chairman.
The May 10 show will be hosted by Michael Shapiro, publisher and CEO of The Alternative Press, and will feature an interview with Jim Barrood from the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Their discussion will include issues that are confronted daily by local business owners, including:
- Which social media tool is best for my business?
- Distinguishing your business from the big box stores.
- Which low cost technology is available for business management?
- Utilizing financial metrics to help manage your business bottom line
- How can my business partner with the local and state Chamber of Commerce?
- Other relevant topics such as business plans, financing, hiring employees, etc.
“We are very excited to participate in this unique learning opportunity and look forward to forging a greater relationship between the local business community, Town Hall, our excellent public schools and all residents here in Berkeley Heights,” said Dr. Patrick Smith of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce.
Smith said “This Week in Berkeley Heights” has, since its inception, been just about Berkeley Heights.
“The only agenda for this show is Berkeley Heights,” he said. “That’s it. It’s a powerful model.”