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                                            " Jump Start Your Business and Make Money in 30 days"

                                                                                         On-line Class

                                                                                              Four (4) weeks from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

                                                                                                         

Do you have a business idea that you want to JUMP START and just don't know where to start?

Are you ready to stop talking about being an entrepreneur in 2018 and making money and actually do it?

Have you taken workshops before and all you received was a whole lot of information?

For the last 20 years, I have been a facilitator for Small Business Administration business consultant and  most business owners always  approached me  and asked me: WHAT'S NEXT?

We are your NEXT STEP Coach. These four sessions are intense and will cause you to think 'outside the box' and create a marketing plan to start making money in 30 days.

We created American Dream Business Institute for people JUST LIKE YOU!

Training Sessions will take place over 4 weeks at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

ON-LINE from your computer or tablet. 

Learn from the comfort of your home, no weather cancellations.

Our training is customized to your business and focused towards creating a business marketing success plan for you.

If you looking to make a Million dollars overnight, this isn't for you.

These training sessions are Intense and FUN !!!

You will wonder why did you waited so long to start investing in yourself and your business.

You will receive:

  • A proven marketing strategy for your business idea

  • The tools to access and measure your return on investment (ROI)

  • Steps to Success from A-Z customized to your business.

Jump Start Your Business is part of American Dream Business Institute business training

You will receive a workbook and class homework assignments and develop a Company Marketing Strategy customized to your business.

Classes are on-going, join at any time for four (4) class sessions

Class costs

One time registration fee of $25.00 in ADB Institute 

Early Bird class rate - $249.00 + workbook ($39.95) = $288.95

Regular class rate- $299.00 + workbook ($39.95) = $338.95

Two payment plans are available

Our training is customized to your business and focused towards creating a business marketing success plan for you.

If you looking to make a Million dollars overnight,this isn't for you.

These training sessions are Intense and FUN !!!

You will wonder why did you waited so long to start investing in yourself and your business.

All new American Dream Business Institute students must pay a (one-time)  $25.00 registration fee.

Are You Still not Sure about enrolling?

Talk to Marcelle Folk who is enrolled in American Dream Business Institute

 Testimony from Marcelle Folk of American Dream Business Institute Jump Start Class

"I recommend the Jump Start class to anyone looking to be their own boss. Phoebe helped me create prospect lists, improve my sales pitch and taught me how to do market research. It was such an amazing experience and I'm looking forward to Part 2 of American Dream Business Institute!"

Marcelle Folk

Founder, Wine Key Experience

Professional Bartending & Event Staffing

Certified TIPs Trainer

winekey@winekeyexperience.com

301-651-0731

www.winekeyexperience.com

D. Yvonne Rivers, aka, Phoebe is a Master Trainer who is an expert in business development for over 30 years.

                                                                                   Register at Eventbrite link below

                             https://www.eventbrite.com/e/do-you-want-to-jump-start-your-business-and-make-money-in-30-days-tickets-43759608166


                                        How to Create a "Killer" Guerrilla Marketing Strategy

                                                                                

                                           Four sessions on Mondays  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Guerrilla Marketing – Create Maximum benefit at  Minimum cost!

Who is your target market?

Where can you find them?

How will you market to them?

These are all questions that business owners struggle to answer.

 There is a war out here to survive and thrive as a business owner, are you ready to fight as a Guerrilla Marketer?

How to Create a $$ Million Dollar Marketing Plan with Guerrilla Marketing 

Classes will take place on : Mondays 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm for Four (4) weeks

  You will learn how to:

  • Maximize your profit - Don’t leave money on the table

  •  Replicate- Develop a viable business model and replicate

 You will learn how to:

         Learn Free or NO-Cost Guerrilla  Marketing Strategies

  •  Expand to new ventures -What is future of your market potential?

  • Make Success Happen by following a written Marketing Strategy

                                    IT is Not about Sales but about PROFIT!

Class Costs

One- time registration fee of $25.00 into American Dream Business Institute

Early Bird Rate - $199.00 + workbook ($39.95) = $238.95

Two payments of $125.00 bi-weekly ( 2-weeks apart) = $250.00

Regular Class Rate - $249.00 + workbook ($39.95) = $288.95

Two payments of $150.00 bi-weekly ( 2- weeks apart )= $300.00

Guerrilla Marketing has been around since 1965. Business owners operated in a "Lean and Mean" mindset in an economy less robust than we see in 2018.

The purpose of Guerrilla Marketing is to create maximum results with a minimal budget outlay and maximize PROFITS.

D. Yvonne Rivers ( Phoebe) has been a business coach for over 25 years and is a trained Guerrilla Marketing Instructor. Phoebe is quoted in 'Guerrilla  Marketing for Coaches' by Jay Conrad Levinson published in 2016.

D. Yvonne Rivers is Principal and Founder of Phoebe Marketing Group established in 1997. 

Click on link below to enroll in Guerrilla Marketing

  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-create-a-killer-guerrilla-marketing-plan-tickets-46626494099



Previous Events


Embassy of Trinidad Women's Round Table


Howard University Entrepreneur Boot Camp 


Northern Virginia Black Business Women Conference

Bechtel Conference Center

1801 Alexander Bell Drive

Reston, Virginia 20191

Register on Eventbrite


Phoebe Women Network

Brown Bag Luncheon

 In3 Business Incubator

Must register at  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/phoebe-women-brown-bag-luncheon-tickets-36483682677

Join Awesome Women to Help each other Achieve their Fullest Potential


Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Small Business Cohort 

Initiative of  One Million Moms off Welfare


International Consulting Women

Aspen Institute

 Social Media 1010 and Pitch Perfect


Calvary Women's Services

Women's Biz Program


Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton Small Business Fair

Washington Convention Center

10 am - 3 pm

2-minute Open Mic Pitch


US Black Chamber 

Marriott Marquis

Pitch Perfect Workshop


International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Entrepreneurial Training


Women Business Owner Mixer

Phoebe Women and Golf Women Mean Business

In3DC

2301 Georgia Avenue NW

Washington, DC

Business Mixer

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM


World Bank

Entrepreneurial Training


Empowering Women International

Business Plans and Pitch Coaching

Falls Church, Virginia


Pitch Coaching and Business Plans

Prince George's Community College

Hillman Entrepreneurship Program

Gladiator Pitch


Welcome Week

 In3DC

2301 Georgia Avenue 

Washington, DC

American Dream Business Pitch Competition


' Celebration of Entrepreneurship Week'

Microsoft Store

'Pitch Your Business ', contestants will  have 2 minutes to share their business idea to a panel of business icons for feedback and prizes.

In honor of National Entrepreneurship Week , a mini-workshop with valuable tips and tricks from a Microsoft expert about how Office 2016 can make your business more productive than you ever thought possible.

Business icons include Dean Everett Bellamy of Georgetown Law School and others.

Image Consultant Carla Harris will provide tips. www.isyourimageworking.com

D. Yvonne Rivers of The Phoebe Group of Phoebe Pitch Tank and American Dream Business Competition will discuss best practices of negotiation, how to craft your elevator pitch, and overcoming gender bias when raising capital.

Register below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-dream-business-pitch-tank-at-microsoft-tickets-21495975040


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Location:         Bethune - Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida

Facilitator:      D. Yvonne Rivers (Coach Phoebe 'On the Move')

Description:    "Wildcats Unleashed" Business Pitch Competition | Business Pitch Coaching and Training


American Dream Business  Jump- Start Course


The American Dream Business Pitch Competition Tour is on the move across the United States of America and Globally! Tour stops include: Atlanta, Dallas, Philadelphia, Miami and  Washington, D.C.!  American Dream Business will feature noted Business Icons to provide feedback on 2-Minute business pitches and also, each contestant will receive coaching to answer the questions necessary to become a successful business owner. Yes, there are business pitch competitions everyone, but what sets American Dream Business apart is that we stay with them to become successful business owners not just determine the pitch contestant winner!

The 2017 Finale in Washington, DC at The Historic Howard Theater will award a Grand Prize of $100,000 to one of the semi-fina;ists from the five cities.


Speak and Write Conference

Marriott Marquis Hotel

Atlanta, Georgia


Grow Your Biz Expo

AC Hotel

156 Waterfront Hotel

National Harbor, Maryland

Register on Eventbrite or www.thebizknows.com

Perfect Your Pitch Workshop    

American Dream Business  Open MIC Business Pitch and Casting Call

Expo Exhibit Area

Learn how to "Capture the Audience " with a 2 minute Pitch, tips and feedback from Coach Phoebe                            

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Location:         Bethune - Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL

Facilitator:      D. Yvonne Rivers (Coach Phoebe 'On the Move')

Description:    "Wildcats Unleashed"  | Business Pitch Coaching and Training

 

Grow Your Biz Expo

 FourPoints by Sheraton Hotel Northeast Philadelphia

9461 Roosevelt Boulevard

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Register on Eventbrite or www.thebizknows.com

Perfect Your Pitch Workshop    

American Dream Business  Open MIC Business Pitch  and Casting Call

Expo Exhibit Area

Learn how to "Capture the Audience " with a 2 minute Pitch, tips and feedback from Coach Phoebe                            

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Coach Phoebe 'On the Move'

Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa


American Dream Business

Inaugural European Coaching Sessions and Casting Calls 

London, United Kingdom



   

 

  

American Dream Business Pitch Casting Call

Microsoft Store , Pentagon City Mall

Register at  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-dream-business-pitch-casting-call-registration-27459334609 to Pitch your Business at Casting Call

American Dream Business LIVE pilot TV Production 

Howard University

2201 Georgia Avenue NW

Washington, DC

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-dream-business-pitch-competition-live-pilot-tv-production-tickets-27460330588  to attend September 27, 2016 event 

‘American Dream Business’ announces the LIVE pilot television production of their business pitch competition on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Howard University 2201 Georgia Avenue Washington, DC from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm. ‘American Dream Business’ pitch competition will travel across the U.S. hosting casting calls for business owners to pitch their business idea or concept. Tour cities include Atlanta, Dallas, Philadelphia, Miami and Washington, DC with filming of each city episode in Washington, DC at The Historic Howard Theater in 2017. Cash prizes and a Microsoft computer device will be awarded on September 27th. Co-hosts for the evening will be D. Yvonne Rivers and Ebony McNorris, National News Correspondent for Reach Media Inc.

Event is Free to attend, MUST register on Eventbrite

‘American Dream Business’ (ADB) is the brainchild of D. Yvonne Rivers, Principal of Phoebe Marketing Group and Creator and Producer of DC Shark Tank established in 2015. Business Pitch competitions are popping up across the globe. ADB beings a fresh and unique approach and perspective to pitching your business. Win or lose a pitch competition, business owners will be linked with business resources in all cities to grow and sustain a profitable business which is the ‘American Dream Business. ADB will be filmed on September 27th to produce a trailer to market to television networks.

Contestants are invited to register to pitch their business at Casting Calls being held on September 10, 2016 from 12 noon- 3 pm and September 17, 2016 from 3 pm – 6pm at the Microsoft store at Pentagon City Mall in Arlington, Va. Business icons serving as judges include Kimberly Bonner JD of New Day Consulting Systems, Warren Brown, Celebrity Chef at CakeLove, Dr. Leland Burge, Howard University Computer Science Professor and John Gloster JD, Howard University Office of General Counsel and Monique Greenwood, CEO of Akwaaba Bed and Breakfast and Chair,John H. Johnson Foundation.

‘American Dream Business’ Pitch Competition being held on September 27, 2016 is sponsored by Development Corporation of Columbia Heights (DCCH), DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), Howard University, Capital Bank of Maryland, Barry Homes, Inc. and Phoebe Marketing Group.

 


Coach Phoebe 'On the Move'   

What: Hampton Roads Business Development Conference

Where: Norfolk, Virginia

Workshop : How Entrepreneurship is  the NEW Workforce Development      "The Power of a Perfect Pitch :Business Pitch Coaching and Traning'


WHERE

Walter E. Washington Convention Center - 801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest, Washington, DC 20001 -


 

Location:     The Temple of Praise - 700 Southern Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Facilitator: D. Yvonne Rivers

Description:  Phoebe Marketing Group and Phoebe Pitch Tank presents: 'The Power of the Business Pitch'

The Business Ministry will feature a panel of judges to provide feedback on the 2 - minute business pitch and also, each contestant will receive coaching to answer the questions necessary to become a successful business owner; as the winner will receive a prize. There are pitch competitions everywhere, but what sets Phoebe Pitch Tank apart is that we provide answers to questions of business owners, not just determine the contest winner.

Guest Judges:

Justin Maddox, CEO, Crowdfunding

Tracy Arnold, Temple of Praise

Ana Harvey, Director, DC Small Business


Phoebe 'On the Move' at PITCH 180   READY - SET- PITCH 


Keynote Speaker: How to Perfect Your Pitch at Northern Virginia ABWA  Luncheon


Pitch Coaching at Hillman Entrepreneurship Program at Prince George's Community College


Phoebe Pitch Tank, 'The Power of a Perfect Pitch: Business Pitch Coaching and Training'


Location:         Microsoft Store at The Fashion Centre Pentagon City, 1100 S. Hayes Street, Arlington, VA 22202

Facilitator:       D. Yvonne Rivers

Description:     Phoebe Pitch Tank, Celebrating Small Business Month, Women Business Owners


Location:         Bethune - Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL

Facilitator:      D. Yvonne Rivers (Coach Phoebe 'On the Move')

Description:    "Wildcats Unleashed" Business Pitch Competition | Business Pitch Coaching and Training


Business Mixer  for Women Business Owners at Microsoft in Celebration of Women's History Month

Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, 110 S. Hayes Street, Arlington, VA

In honor of National Women’s History Month. A mini-workshop with valuable tips and tricks about how Office 2016 can make your business more productive than you ever thought possible

D. Yvonne Rivers of The Phoebe Group/Phoebe Pitch Tank, our keynote speaker will discuss best practices of negotiation, how to craft your elevator pitch, and overcoming gender bias when raising capital.

http://www.microsoft.com/arlington


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Johns Hopkins Business School Women Alumni Conference

Kimpton Hotel Palomar, 2121 P Street NW, Washington, D.C.

" A Powerful Pitch" (Members Only)



 

Location:           Greater Washington Urban League  2901 14th Street NW Washington, DC , lower level entrance on Harvard Street

Facilitator:          D. Yvonne Rivers (Guerrilla Marketing I.)

Description:       Guerrilla Marketing is an advertising strategy that focuses on low-cost unconventional marketing tactics that yield maximum results. This alternative advertising style relies heavily on unconventional marketing strategy, high energy and imagination. Guerrilla Marketing is about taking the consumer by surprise, make an indelible impression and create copious amounts of social buzz.

 

Hang Out with Phoebe on Google Hangouts

8:00 pm- 9:30 pm

$49.00  ( Save $20.00)

"How to Increase your Customers and Clients"


 ' Phoebe Pitch Tank'

WeWork, 641 S. Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Zeplyn Tillman pitching Neo Age Show to Phoebe Sharks Juliana Neelbauer of @neelbauer  and Warren Brown of CakeLove of @cakelovedc  as well as to Phoebe


Rhode Island Business Bites

"Time Management for Entrepreneurs' www.ria-mainstreet.org

The Public Option, 1601 Rhode Island Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20017             


 Virginia Business & Community Expo

Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, 1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 23209

'Phoebe's 5 Points to Pitch Success'   


The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, 1100 S. Hayes Street, Arlington, VA 22202

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