Link to Expert Collaborates with Bay Area Business Magazine

Business publication and global Web portal couple professional resources with strategies for success.

Safety Harbor, FL, May 20, 2009 --( Link to Expert proudly announces that its Web portal offering professionals an exclusive destination for business collaborations,, has partnered with Tampa’s premier, contemporary publication for entrepreneurs and executives, the Bay Area Business Magazine (BABM).

Editor-in-chief and CEO of BABM, B e v v Beirl, has collaborated with Link to Expert to provide her editorial team, expert writers, and readers an additional platform to display their skills and to share valuable information with fellow industry leaders. BABM presents best business practice articles in various business and personal management categories to assist entrepreneurs and executives in taking their businesses to the next level. While Link to Expert globally links professionals via a Web 2.0 platform, BABM specifically equips Tampa bay area professionals with tips and success formulas from the area’s most respected businesses and community leaders.

"BABM is a business resource publication, and our mission is to educate, support, and inspire business leaders and owners,” said Beirl. “Link to Expert is just another way for us to help our readers connect to other industry leaders and gives them a place to offer their books, whitepapers and podcasts."

Link to Expert’s online promotional tools easily allow experts to create eye-catching Web pages to showcase their skills and services. The portal includes multiple forums and multi-media resources to help executives and project managers quickly locate and select experts, consultants, coaches, trainers, keynote speakers, event professionals, and vendors that can help them address challenges and implement solutions. In addition to potentially helping BABM’s industry experts to secure speaking engagements and projects, Link to Expert’s team intends to support BABM in helping professionals to sharpen their leadership skills and to grow their businesses.

“Joanne Weiland’s passion and dedication for the Link to Expert project was what convinced me that BABM should become a strategic partner,” said Beirl.

Weiland, Link to Expert’s chief connections officer, and Beirl are both dedicated to empowering professionals to learn, exchange ideas, and achieve business success. The two executive women have designed their businesses to serve as a professional resource. Their collaboration is set to provide an expanded network reach for members, readers, executives, and industry experts alike. The affiliation will also help create a stronger local presence for Link to Expert, which has its global headquarters based in Safety Harbor. Published online and in print on a bi-monthly basis, BABM currently serves Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Polk, Sarasota, Manatee, Citrus, and Hernando counties. For subscriptions or for more information about BABM, visit

Launched in 2008, Link to Expert is positioning itself as the respected source for executives and project managers to implement ideas and to be the first to market. In addition to having their own Web 2.0 presence, experts are joining the Link to Expert community to expand their market globally and to express their uniqueness. The portal's leading-edge components include video, multiple blogs, open forums, online stores, audio, podcasts, ebooks, etips, whitepapers, photos, articles, and back office capabilities for members.

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Joanne Weiland