FedEx hosts small biz Tweet Chat series

Shipping giant FedEx Corp. is going small. Starting next week the Memphis-based company will
social04_SY_13488.JPGhold a series of Tweet Chats on small business issues.

On three consecutive Thursdays, the Boost Your Small Business Tweet Chat series will feature small business experts discussing topics such as: how to recession proof your business, making advertising pay off and branding on a shoestring budget.

The first Tweet Chat is Thursday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. (Eastern time). Melinda Emerson, author of “Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months; A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business that Works., will provide advice on how to recession proof your small business.

To attend the chat on Twitter follow the #fedexsmallbiz hastag.

Small biz owners are encouraged to send questions in advance of the chats to the @FedEx Twitter handle, either via direct message or in a tweet using the #fedexsmallbiz hashtag.

Rest of the chat series schedule:

Oct. 13 – 8 p.m., media consultant John Jantsch  will lead a discussion focusing on how to make advertising pay off.

Oct. 20 –  8 p.m., Anita Campbell , CEO of, will share tips on branding on a shoestring budget.

FedEx news release on Tweet Chats