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John Smith is the founder of Smith LLC, a positioning and branding firm that helps consultants and other thought leaders increase their fees by up to 2,000%.  His Clients include His clients include a former department head in the White House, a speaker to the United Nations and CEOs of major organizations.

“Small Business Owners wear so many hats and are always putting out fires, there isn’t enough time in the day to also research, and advocate for all the small business issues facing the California Legislature.  But these issues are so important to Small Businesses, that someone needs to be alert to what is going on, and fighting to make sure Small Businesses are heard.  I wanted to be part of something that is watching out for Small Business, and who has the resources to make things happen that will help my business.”  


-  John Smith


Before devoting his work fulltime to Smith LLC, John served as Chief Marketing Officer at an Inc. 5,000 experiential branding organization.  He has written for the New York Times, and has written or co-created five books.

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