Small Business Trends Radio

Conversation: Blogs – Cutting Through the Hype

Barbara Payne of

In this episode of Small Business Trends Radio, host Anita Campbell goes out on a limb and gives her 2006 trend predictions for blogs and blogging. There are over 25 million blogs and businesses have caught on. As blogs have grown so have our expectations.

For example Trend #1 is , “Blog Design Matters,” and that is just the first of 10 trends.

Then sit back as Anita interviews Barbara Payne, owner of Barbara is a professional writer and multi-blogger. She helps many of her clients use blogging effectively all the way to writing for them.

Barbara Payne Biography:

Barbara Payne, managing principal at, is a business writer/journalist/marketing professional. Her education combines formal schooling (B.A. Marketing Media) with more than 15 years of real life experience across several industries.

Barbara says she learns her craft from the smartest people on earth. Passionately committed to continuous learning, she loves sharing her insights with those she meets and does business with.

Barbara helps small entrepreneurial companies succeed and large corporations get more work done. She helps executives, entrepreneurs and independent professionals analyze their strengths and their passions — and then translate them into their true voices. Helps them tell their stories in ways that will bring them ongoing success in their target markets.

Her hands-on experience spans industries (manufacturing, automotive, software/hi-tech, medical and legal) and disciplines (sales, marketing, training, web and print design, and more)

To learn more about Barbara and her services visit her website at To listen to Barbara’s interview, click the red and yellow player below now.

Date: January 17, 2006

Duration: 60 minutes

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