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WASHINGTON – As part of National Small Business Week, June 17-21, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a series of Google+ Hangouts featuring an exciting lineup of social media companies, mentorship organizations and distinguished experts.

 

 

 

All Google+ Hangouts will start at 4 p.m. EDT and can be watched live at:

 

 

 

 

Small business owners can tweet questions for the panelists using the hashtag #SBW2013.  No prior registration is required to watch.

 

 

 

Topics and panelists include:

 

Monday, June 17: Getting Started with Social Media – 4 p.m. EDT

 

Panelists from Twitter, Google, Constant Contact, and W20 Group will hang out.

 

Bill Murphy Jr., author and columnist for Inc.com will moderate.

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 18: Managing Your Business's Online Reputation – 4 p.m. EDT

 

Panelists from Yelp, LinkedIn, OpenSky, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., Google and Manta will hang out.  Rieva Lesonsky, CEO of GrowBiz Media will moderate.

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 19: How a Mentor Can Help Your Business – 4 p.m. EDT

 

Panelists from the SBA's Office of Entrepreneurial Development, Small Business Development Centers, and Women's Business Centers will hang out. Fran Tarkenton, NFL legend and entrepreneur will moderate.

 

 

 

Thursday, June 20:  How to Get a Business Loan – 4 p.m. EDT

Panelists from Wells Fargo, SCORE, SBA's Office of Capital Access, and SBA loan recipient Ninkasi Brewing Company will hang out. Calvin Goings, SBA's Region 10 Administrator, will moderate.