Our Experts List

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Jane Applegate

Jane Applegate

Featured in Chapter One: Wealth Building

Jane Applegate is one of America's most respected small business experts. She's the author of four books on small business management, including 201 Great Ideas for Your Small Business, published in all formats by Bloomberg/Wiley.

Applegate is an experienced writer/producer who creates original web and video content for corporations selling products and services to business owners.

Clients include: Pitney Bowes, Microsoft, Bloomberg and Cox Business. She's the producer and host of Tech Essentials, an online talk show sponsored by Microsoft. TE is available on demand, 24/7 at: www.myfirstserver.com.

The Applegate Group Inc. also provides original content for OpenForum.com, CoxSBN.com and Bloomberg TV. Applegate is the leading small business speaker for Bloomberg TV's 'Idea Exchange' speakers' program.

She's a former syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Applegate has s produced small business programming for USA Networks, CNBC, Discovery, CNN,Bloomberg TV, Lifetime and NBC.

When she's not producing business content, she produces documentary and narrative films. Her most recent short documentary, Much Ado in Mostar, about a theater program for teenagers affected by war, has won five film festival awards.

Brief Reunion, a psychological thriller, premiered at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and won the Audience Choice award at the
Gotham Film Festival in 2011. She's currently at work on her fifth book, The Power of Personal Connection in an Impersonal World.

Website: www.theapplegategroup.com