Heidi Thorne Named to 2015 Top 25 Promotional Products Influencers by Quality Control Alliance

Promotional products expert Heidi Thorne, Thorne Communications LLC, has been named to the Top 25 Promotional Products Industry Influencers list by the Quality Control Alliance (QCA qcalliance.org), a quality accreditation organization for the promotional products industry. Heidi was ranked at 10 in the list of 25. The score for each influencer was compiled by an […]

Heidi Thorne Speaking Schedule for Winter-Spring 2015

Marketing coach, business speaker and author, Heidi Thorne of Thorne Communications LLC, will present several workshops and seminars geared for small businesses in winter/spring 2015. Included in Heidi’s lineup are: Friday, February 20: Fox Valley Internet Marketing Summit, Waubonsee College, “Twitter.”  Summit Cancelled/Postponed – Watch for Updates Tuesday, February 24: Westchester Chamber of Commerce, “Promo With […]

Heidi Thorne Participates as Panelist on BrightTalk Webcast on Customer Engagement

Marketing coach, business speaker and author, Heidi Thorne of Thorne Communications LLC, was a panelist on a Bright Talk webcast on customer engagement titled, Engagement: A Marketing Odyssey. The live event was aired on December 11, 2014. BrightTalk.com provides interactive webcasts presented by industry thought leaders on a variety of business topics.

Heidi Thorne to Speak at Geneva Chamber Women in Business Event

Marketing coach, business speaker and author, Heidi Thorne of Thorne Communications LLC, is scheduled to speak at the Geneva Chamber of Commerce (IL) Women in Business lunch on Tuesday, November 18. Her talk is titled Yes, You Can Sell on Social Media. Click here for more event information.

Heidi Thorne Writes Small Business Internet Marketing Book

Heidi Thorne, Thorne Communications LLC, has published a book on online marketing for small business titled, Small Business Internet Marketing Tips and Traps, available on Amazon in both paperback (in U.S. only) and Kindle/ebook editions. “Internet marketing is full of holes… those that you can fall into and those that are open with opportunities. Navigating […]

Heidi Thorne to Speak at West Suburban Small Business Support & Mastermind Group

On June 25, promotions and small business speaker and author, Heidi Thorne, will be presenting at the West Suburban Small Business Support & Mastermind Meetup Group. Her talk will discuss “invisible” competitors that can plague many small business owners and entrepreneurs. Material from her book, Business Competitive Advantage: A Handbook for Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs […]

Heidi Thorne Named to 2014 #Online18 List by Promo Marketing Magazine Blog

Promotional marketing expert, author and business speaker, Heidi Thorne of Thorne Communications LLC, has been named to the #Online18 list of most influential people online in the promotional products industry by Promo Marketing Magazines’ “Not So Technically Speaking” Blog. For 2014, Heidi was ranked as Number 8. The rankings are based on the individual’s Klout social […]

Heidi Thorne is Guest on SalesBabble.com Sales Podcast

Promotional marketing expert, Heidi Thorne of Thorne Communications LLC, was a guest on a SalesBabble.com podcast hosted by Pat Helmers. The Sales Babble site provides “Selling Secrets for Non-Sellers,” with the target audience being small business owners. In the podcast titled, “Image, Message, Story,” Heidi discusses some ways in which small businesses hurt their marketing […]

New Edition of SWAG Promotional Products Guide Available

The second edition of SWAG: How to Choose and Use Promotional Products for Marketing Your Business by Heidi Thorne, Thorne Communications LLC, is now available on Amazon.com in both paperback and for Kindle/mobile devices. “Though a few chapters got tweaked, some information was updated and it has a snazzy new cover, the new version provides all […]