Welcome to the POWER Plug Podcast brought you by EVB, the first community bank in Virginia to reach out to women in business with a customized program designed to help you grow, make money, and succeed. In each episode host Mary Foley talks with a Virginia women in business who shares her expertise to charge you up and build your business! And like any good conversation, it’s real and it’s fun.
Sonabank POWER Plug: Productive Virtual Networking
Networking in-person over coffee and conferences has been a staple of meeting people and building business relationships. Then suddenly, due to COVID-19, it wasn’t. More than 6-months later, we know that virtual networking is here to stay, even when in-person events resume. Have you truly honed your virtual networking skills? Do you have a strategy to identify and connect with new prospects? What do you need to do differently for productive virtual networking? That’s what today’s podcast is all about.
Pivot to Win During COVID-19
Host Mary Foley speaks with Gwen Hurt and Leah Coleman, two women entrepreneurs who were uncertain what would happen to their small businesses when the pandemic began. During this episode, these inspiring women share details about the inventive ways they shifted and pivoted to keep a steady ship, and in some cases increased brand awareness through non-traditional growth avenues during these uncertain times.
Sonabank POWER Plug: Virtually Expand Your Business
In this episode, host Mary Foley speaks with Amy Garelick, owner of Power Up Video and Virtual Events. Amy and her team are creative video storytellers who conceptualize, write, edit, and deliver social media marketing videos, website videos, or host virtual events. Amy shares tips for making the most of your virtual events. Plus, she shares common virtual meeting mistakes you may not realize you are making, and how you can realize additional revenue by integrating virtual events into your business.
Stacy Thomas of Good Run Research Knows What Consumers Want
In this episode, host Mary Foley speaks with Stacy Thomas, President of Good Run Research of Richmond Virginia. As experienced market researchers, Stacy and her team help new brands build presence, and established brands maintain relevance. During a run ten years ago, Stacy had the vision to create a marketing firm that maintains the integrity of research science but also embraces the spirit of humanity. That idea is still the central motivation of Good Run Research.
Sonabank POWER Plug: Slaying Your Self-doubts
In this episode for performance-driven women, Host Mary Foley speaks with Katherine Wintch, CEO and Founder of Mom Complex and author of the life-changing book, Slay Like a Mother. Katherine left a position at a nationally recognized ad agency to do her own thing. Today, she dedicates her life to making the lives of mothers easier by working alongside Fortune 500 companies to help them develop better products and better services for mothers
Sonabank POWER Plug: Virtual Networking Advice During the Coronavirus Crisis and Beyond
In this episode, host Mary Foley talks with four leaders of women’s networking groups about how they are helping their members stay connected and growing using virtual networking.