About Heidi Thorne

Heidi Thorne, Marketing CoachDr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, is a business speaker, author and seasoned marketing professional with over 25 years of combined experience in sales, marketing, advertising and public relations, including over 15 years as editor of a trade newspaper covering the plumbing and mechanical contracting trades. In addition to two advanced business degrees (MBA/DBA), Heidi also has five years of experience teaching at the college level. Her business, Thorne Communications LLC, was also a promotional products distributor for 17 years.

Heidi is the author of several business books including:

Her self publishing and online marketing journey began with email marketing in 2005. She gained cash in the bank business through Twitter and she has been an active blogger since 2010. (She practices what she preaches!)

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  • Chapter Leader for the DuPage County Chapter of the Nonfiction Authors Association (NFAA)
  • Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) Shows in Orlando, Dallas, San Diego and New York
  • Women Entrepreneurs Secrets of Success (WESOS)
  • Skucon Chicago (promotional products conference)
  • Bookkeeping Buds Retreat
  • Community Sanctuary (Writers Workshop)
  • SCORE Chicago
  • Chambers of Commerce and Civic Organizations (IL): Carol Stream, Geneva, Hinsdale Montgomery, Westchester, Willowbrook/Burr Ridge
  • West Suburban Small Business Support & Mastermind Group (Chicago)
  • Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Authority of Northern Illinois (PAMCANI)
  • National Association of the Remodeling Industry, Chicago Chapter
  • 5 Years Teaching Experience at the College Level



In addition to live events, Heidi does online events, podcasts and webinars, too! Note that some of the following presentations require registration and login (free) to view from archive.