GrowBiz Media and CEO Rieva Lesonsky to Engage Pittsburgh Entrepreneurs in January 15, 2013 #SmallBizPgh TweetChat

Tuesday, January 8th 2013

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles-based entrepreneur, speaker and small business expert, Rieva Lesonsky (@Rieva) will provide insights and answers to questions from Pittsburgh-area small business owners via Twitter in Building Bridges for Business' (@bridges4biz) monthly TweetChat on January 15, 2013 at 7 PM EDT. The Tweetchat is sponsored by True Fit; and can be followed live using hashtag #smallbizpgh on either or

Lesonsky, who is co-founder and CEO of GrowBiz Media and and served as the editorial director at Entrepreneur magazine for over 20 years, will offer information and resources on securing capital, networking, marketing strategies and women's entrepreneurship in a free one-hour online event. Her expertise on the subject has led to frequent national media appearances, such as the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, Fox Business News, The Martha Stewart Show and Oprah.

"Rieva has made small business her business," said Linda Handley, founder, Building Bridges for Business. "Through her career as a small business writer and editor and also as an entrepreneur, she has demonstrated a passion for small business success. We look forward to working in conjunction with her to provide our local small business owners with valuable insights that will help them ignite further success for themselves."


Rieva Lesonsky, founder and CEO of GrowBiz Media, is a widely recognized small-business expert and author of the bestselling book Start Your Own Business. Former Editorial Director of Entrepreneur Magazine, Rieva has been meeting with, consulting to and speaking to America's SMBs—and the big corporations that want to reach them—for over 25 years.

Building Bridges for Business January Tweetchat is sponsored by TrueFit.

About TrueFit:

Enabling Innovation™. It's not just a tagline—it's what we do and why we exist. TrueFit is an innovation firm that helps entrepreneurs and enterprise-level companies bring new product ideas to market—quickly. We believe innovation is essential for the community to flourish and thrive. Helping entrepreneurs, companies, and organizations bring new ideas to market--quickly. From the raw idea on the back of a cocktail napkin, to an enterprise-level release ready for development, Smartphone, Web, Social Media and Commercial Software apps come to life through our proprietary Idea Launch™ methodology. Dialing up the value of your idea to get investment funding, or to gain executive approval. TrueFit helps you take a product idea from vision to reality. From the whiteboard to the marketplace:

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         Linda Handley, Founder
         Phone: 412.475.9010

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