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Steve Levine

 Our  April Issue

 

 

Must Appreciation & Many Thanks as We Celebrate Our 2nd Anniversary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As Executive Publisher of SMALL BUSINESS TODAY MAGAZINE, I frequently receive testimonials from the subscribers, readers, and clients alike who are so appreciative for the launch of this most amazing and powerful magazine and, now, global radio talk show.

 

 

Their comments, compliments, and gratitude motivates Barbara, myself, plus others on our team to continue to “raise the bar” on the quality and content of the publication each and every issue.

 

I have shared with you on several occasions that we at the magazine are extremely passionate about empowering small and medium sized business owners in addition to aspiring entrepreneurs. One of our greatest pleasures is when we have the opportunity to recognize a “Youthpreneur” and/or inspire and empower young people who are focusing their future of owning their own businesses.

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We recently had the opportunity to be a major sponsor of and judges for the “Business Professionals of America” Texas State Conference and Competition which was held at the Hyatt Regency here in Houston this past March 6, 7, and 8. It was so refreshing to see today’s high school students dressed professionally, prepared and motivated to display their entrepreneurial skills and business savvy. Some of their ideas and dreams for businesses were incredible!

 

Many thanks to all of the people who make the “Business Professionals of America” such a wonderful showcase for today’s youth who are destined for success in their future businesses! They gave us a beautiful trophy in appreciation of our generosity, but the gratitude of the students was award enough for us. Naturally, we gave the students who we judged a complimentary hard copy and a digital subscription.

 

 

Speaking of “Thanks”, I would like to take a moment to thank our contributing writers for

providing the necessary “Power Tools” for today’s aspiring entrepreneurs in achieving success.

Thank you to my lovely wife, Barbara Davis-Levine, our Associate Publisher & Creative Director,

to our partner, John Cruise, who created the publication with us, to our amazing Publisher’s

Advisory Board for contributing their advice, cover nominations, and most importantly, their most valuable possession, their name and reputation. Thank you to our graphic designers, other writers, and photographers for their dedication to the excellence of the publication. Thank you to our readers and subscribers who have made our magazine Houston’s highest quality and best read publication for aspiring entrepreneurs and small and medium sized business owners.

 

Lastly and most importantly, thanks go to our growing family of clients who make it possible for us to publish every month, especially Champions School of Real Estate, Champions School of Professional Development, Westpark Communications, The Women’s Business  Enterprise Alliance, and the Houston Minority Suppliers Development Council who have been with us since our “Premier Issue!”

 

Thank you to all for two great years!

 

Good Reading, Good Sales, and Success to You!

 

Steve Levine

President & Executive Publisher

 

*Editor’s Note: I am!!!

 

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