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About Purse Strings

Purse Strings, with Maria Reitan (President and Chief Strategy Officer of Lola Red) is a program focused on marketing to women. Why Women, you ask? Women are the powerful majority in this country, comprising 51% of the population and they are in charge of 80% of all spending, and this number continues to grow. Therefore, as marketers, business owners and advertisers… we need to pay attention to her. Purse Strings will help you not only pay attention, but will also allow you to listen and react.

Latest Show Episodes & Updates

Holiday Shopping Outlook for Mom With Nicole Feliciano
Air Date: November 18, 2014

0 Maria looks at the Holiday Shopping Outlook for Mom with Nicole Feliciano the CEO of Momtrends Media. Nicole is a former executive at Ralph Lauren that went on to launch the Momtrends blog in 2007. Podcast: Play in new window | Download



Buying and Selling – Ensuring Women Get Their Worth with Michelle Seiler-Tucker
Air Date: November 11, 2014

0 Buying and Selling – Ensuring Women Get Their Worth as Maria speaks with Michelle Seiler-Tucker, the Author of How to Sell Your Business for More Than Its Worth. Michelle Seiler- Tucker is the leading authority on buying, selling and improving Podcast: Play in new window | Download



Leslie Strong and The YOU Factor
Air Date: November 4, 2014

0 Leslie Strong is a lifecoach and author of The YOU Factor. Leslie tells us how the book gives women who feel trapped in their business and personal lives some simple advice: Its not about them; its about you. If you put that idea into practice, Leslie says, you can live a life full of power, meaning, and joy. Podcast: […]



All in it for Her : A Call to Action with Jacki Zehner
Air Date: October 28, 2014

0 All in it for Her : A Call to Action as Maria speaks with Jacki Zehner , the President of The Jacquelyn and Gregory Zehner Foundation, and Chief Engagement Officer and President of Women Moving Millions. Podcast: Play in new window | Download



Jennifer Granger on Why Most Modern Women Have Forgotten How To Be Feminine
Air Date: October 21, 2014

0 Life Coach Jennifer Granger, author of Feminine Lost: Why Most Women Are Male,  argues that modern women have forgotten how to be feminine. She explains why  jobs and lives demand nonstop action and assertiveness, and as a result women’s feminine energy becomes overwhelmed, leaving them out of balance. Podcast: Play in new window | Download



Top 5 Things MBA Schools Dont Teach You
Air Date: October 14, 2014

0 Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey, the Founders of Barefoot Wines and co- authors of The Barefoot Spirit: How Hardship, Hustle, and Heart Built Americas Number 1 Wine Brand are back to share the Top 5 Things MBA schools dont teach you. Podcast: Play in new window | Download



Christy Whitman on The Art of Having it All
Air Date: October 7, 2014

0 Christy Whitman is the Author of The Art of Having it All: A Woman’s Guide to Unlimited Abundance, set to be released in early 2015. The best selling author gives her take on the ongoing debate about whether women can really have it all. Podcast: Play in new window | Download



She Speaks Multigenerational Women Study
Air Date: September 30, 2014

0 Aliza Freud, the Founder and CEO, She Speaks returns  to speak about the results of a recent Multigenerational Women Study,  that looked at communication preferences, social media use, purchasing habits and tech use. Podcast: Play in new window | Download



Socializing your Brand With Collective Bias
Air Date: September 23, 2014

1 Socializing your Brand as Maria welcomes Lindsey Hodous ( the Sr. Business Development Coordinator) and Brad Lawless (the VP of social strategy) of Collective Bias. Collectiive bias is a publisher of high-quality, user-generated content that drives sales for brands and retailers. Podcast: Play in new window | Download



The Modern Woman: Juggling Careers, Motherhood, Marriage and Households
Air Date: September 16, 2014

0 Talking about The Modern Woman: Juggling Careers, Motherhood, Marriage and Households with Liz O Donnell, author of the book Mogul, Mom and Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman, where she takes a look at the juggle working women do on a regular basis Podcast: Play in new window | Download