Expert Connexions2023-09-17T14:11:28+00:00

Connecting You to Business Experts & Resources

New Segment: Artificial Intelligence for Businesses

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is reshaping how we think about launching, managing, and scaling startups.

From marketing automation and predictive analysis to enhanced customer experience, AI is helping startups operate more efficiently. But are there downsides to using AI tools?

Learn about the opportunities and pitfalls of using AI in marketing from our expert panel in this new series session featuring Julie Holton (mConnexions), Jesse Flores (SuperWebPros), and David Smith (Founder + Investor). Be sure to check out our NEW AI playlist and SUBSCRIBE!

Featured Segment: Major Legal Changes Coming for Michigan Small Businesses

Criminal charges for misclassifying employees as independent contractors? That’ll catch your attention!

Plus, Michigan’s minimum wage and paid sick leave laws are going to change dramatically in 2023.

In this segment, Julie Holton talks with attorney Tony Dalimonte of Foster Swift about Michigan Labor and Employment Law.

Watch the 3-video segment now on YouTube. Make sure to hit subscribe so you don’t miss a single episode!

Expert Connexions brings the experts to you every week on YouTube. Subscribe now!

Legal Connexions

In the last year, we’ve seen more rapid changes to business operations on a global scale than ever before. From statups to Fortune 500s, it is critical that business leaders rely on a team of professional experts for counsel to help guide decisions.

Each week on Expert Connexions, attorneys from Foster Swift address topics that include cybersecurity, adjusting business operations, changes in employment law, protecting intellectual property, and more.

Sales Connexions

The pandemic created a new normal for conducting business, or as our Sales Connexions expert, Shari Pash calls it, our next normal. This includes operations for all types of businesses, nonprofits, and membership organizations.

As the funder of Strategic Solutions for Growth, Shari Pash with Chambers of Commerce, corporations, small business, and nonprofits across the U.S. and Canada.

Marketing Connexions

Building connections is the key to setting up your business for success. In their weekly segmentour marketing experts share insights with a focus on digital marketing, website development, and video storytelling.

Our Marketing Connexions experts include Jesse Flores of SuperWebPros, Tim Haines of Symposia Labs, Paul Schmidt of UnoDeuce Multimedia, and Julie Holton of mConnexions Marketing Agency.

Heart & Soul Connexions

We all face challenges in our businesses, non-profits, educational institutions, health centers, and the overall marketplace which is why we added a dose of “heart and soul” to our show.

As a diverse organization of accomplished women, She Leads Michigan offers perspectives that can only come from hundreds of leaders representing a broad spectrum of influence. These experts offer collaboration with faith-based solutions for modern-day challenges.

Additional Interviews: Community Connexions

Interview with Tanesha Ash-Shakoor, Founder of Voices of Color

Interview with Joyce Marter, Author of “The Financial Mindset Fix”

Interview with Amy Jackson, Realtor 

Interview with Lhauren Singleton, Executive Director of ASPIRE Relationship Education

Interview with Vicki Hamilton-Allen, Author of The Itchy Secret

Watch Full Episodes of Expert Connexions

Each 28-minute episode includes interviews with a mix of experts in legal, marketing, sales, and business leadership.

Kindness as a Business Strategy, How to Use Empathy in Marketing & Sales, Plus a Focus on Family

Copyright Violation Concerns, Biggest Marketing Mistakes, Testing Your Sales Strategies, Addiction Center Interview

How to Handle Internet Trolls, Marketing Targeting Tactics, Managing Sales Objections, Art Exhibit with a Judeo-Christian Perspective

Website Accessibility Roundtable, Hiring & Recruitment Strategies, Refuge for Nations, The Financial Mindset Fix with Joyce Marter

How to Export Products & Services, Marketing to the Right Prospects, Power of Client Testimonials, Finding Hope

Vaccine Requirements, Post-Pandemic Life, Generational Marketing, Changes in Sales, Hot Housing Market

Cybersecurity, TikTok, LinkedIn, Unique Caregiving for Seniors, ASPIRE

Pandemic Impact on Children, IP Protection, Demystifying Digital Marketing, Board of Director Training

Big Data in Marketing & Sales, Selecting Business Advisors, Balancing Life & Work, Author of The Itchy Secret

RELAUNCH Greater Lansing Panel, Marketing Pandemic Pivots, Generating Revenue in New Markets, She Leads Michigan

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Style Connexions

A special thank you to these dynamic style partners for helping create our look on the show: Polka Dots Boutique in Old Town Lansing offers women’s clothing, jewelry, and accessories at modest prices. Not only are these items fun and fashionable, they are also ethically sourced goods that give back to important causes. The Standard Spa in Lansing offers various services such as lash extensions, medical-grade peels and masks, brow microblading, warm wax sessions, and more. Amber Wilder is an independent makeup artist and hairstylist in Old Town, Lansing, specializing in enhancing true natural beauty. Learn more by following Amber on Facebook and Instagram.

A three-time Emmy award-winning writer, tv producer & executive producer, Julie Holton has extensive media and communication experience.

In addition to hosting and executive producing Expert Connexions, Julie currently co-hosts the Think Tank of Three Podcast, is a featured author in numerous blogs and publications, and is an issue editor for the Legal Marketing Association’s Strategies Magazine.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Julie spent more than ten years working in top television newsrooms across the country. She started her TV news career at WLNS in Lansing and spent time in Saginaw, MI, Richmond, VA, Minneapolis, MN, and Indianapolis, IN before returning to her home state of Michigan.

Julie also works extensively with non-profit organizations. She currently sits on the Advisory Board for ePIFanyNow and works as a media strategist for Grit, Glam & Guts, and Voices of Color. She previously served for a number of years on the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer’s Association, Michigan Chapter.

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Julie Holton | mConnexions Marketing Agency



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