Jim Blasingame is one of the world’s foremost experts on small business and entrepreneurship. He is president and founder of Small Business Network, Inc., a media company dedicated to serving small business. Jim is the creator and award-winning host of The Small Business Advocate® Show, the world’s only weekday radio talk show dedicated to small business, nationally syndicated since 1997. He conducts 1,000+ live interviews yearly with his Brain Trust, the world’s largest community of small business experts and entrepreneurs. He is a syndicated columnist for newspapers and online publications, including Forbes.com and Nasdaq.com. Jim has also been publisher of weekly ezine, The Small Business Advocate NEWSLETTER, since 1999. He is the author of three books, Small Business Is Like a Bunch of Bananas and Three Minutes to Success, which have sold almost 100,000 copies combined. His third book, The Age of the Customer®, will be released this month and has already sold 30,000+ copies.