Crowdsourcing Campaign

Let’s Cross-Pollinate Our Female LinkedIn Connections

To catapult the growth of its One Million Woman Link Up and Main Street Marketing to Women Initiative, Smart Women Partner & Grow Rich is organizing a crowdsourcing campaign to build its dream marketing tribe.  LinkedIn’s business community (women & men) can take advantage of numerous complimentary limited participation options listed below that offer PR and advertising in exchange for forming a marketing alliance.

"Crowdsourcing is the practice of turning to a body of people to obtain needed knowledge, goods, or services."


Do you belong to a women’s networking group (in-person or virtual) whose members could benefit from a complimentary LinkedIn 101 for Women tele-seminar?  The one-hour tele-events will help them navigate LinkedIn’s ever-changing site, discover shortcuts, update their profiles, grow their female LinkedIn connections, provide answers to their personal questions and offer tips on how to incorporate collaboration into their daily activities on the professional network.

Serve as the go-between with the leader and the One Million Woman Link Up to get the group on our calendar for a free seminar and we will make you a sponsor of the event. As such, your business would be included in the joint press releases and in the custom PDF workbook given to participants.

INSERT Item in our virtual swag bags

We want to WOW the women who get involved in One Million Woman Link Up by providing them with high-quality products and services they can use to advance their collaborative marketing campaigns and sales.

Insert an item in the next 100 Virtual Swag Bags given to the women who get involved in the One Million Woman Link Up. As thanks, your news brief will be published on and shared on LinkedIn’s publishing platform. Your logo, link to your site, and info about your complimentary product or service will be added to the promo materials for our drive.

We are looking for innovative products and services (info products, memberships, consultations, advertising, support services, etc.) that our dynamic women can use and share info about on their LinkedIn accounts and with their clients thus introducing your business to a wider audience.

Are you an “outside the box” leader who works with women in a specific industry – Real Estate, Banking, Insurance, Retail, Coaching, etc.? Or you do you specialize in niche women’s audience – Women in their 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, Hispanic businesswomen, African American Businesswomen, Asian Businesswomen, etc.? We would like to form an alliance with you to conduct niche industry/target audience surveys, create special reports, and organize brainstorming sessions exclusively for business and professional women.

It’s an opportunity for you to position your business in front of your target audience on a wider scale on LinkedIn, attract media attention, and gather vital business intelligence that will help you thrive during and beyond this pandemic/recession.


Do you have a skill that could help the One Million Woman Link Up reach its target number goal? If so, pitch us. We can turn our collaboration into an educational video, podcast, web series, etc., published on, in our newsletter and on the One Million Woman Link Up’s social media accounts.  The number of times you donate your expertise is up to you.  Depending on the cost of the product or service, you will receive:

  • Up to a 12 month listing in our Smart Women Partner & Grow Rich business profile directory
  • Mention in our newsletter
  • Link to your collaboration content in the on-boarding materials given to our founding partners
  • Banner advertising
  • Sponsorship of Women Partner Week
  • & More

Do you blog, vlog, podcast, etc.? If you allow one of our One Million Woman Link Up ambassadors to provide a brief quote about the movement along with their interest in partnering, we will promote your show or blog in our business resource section on so you can attract our partners and search engines. Each month, we will assign a different ambassador to provide the quote to keep things fresh.


Are you a LinkedIn expert who gives webinars, teleseminars as well as live talks? If so, we would like to promote you in exchange for you carving out 3 minutes on an ongoing basis to allow one of our One Million Woman Link Up ambassadors to briefly share info about our movement in addition to including a blurb in your newsletter.

As thanks, we will promote your paid and free events as well as where you are a guest speaker in our new LinkedIn experts section on so that our partners and search engines can access the info.


Partner on a special 72-hour virtual meet and greet for 10+ female LinkedIn connections from your state so they can learn about the alliance opportunities offered by the One Million Woman Link Up while showcasing their business – top products and services, BIG news, goals, problems they are having with business and so much more while leisurely networking. The virtual event will be facilitated using LinkedIn Events.

You will be able to gather business intelligence from their responses that can be used to pitch them on purchasing your products and services.  Their gifts for networking is a list of the partnering preferences of the other participants so they can reach out and discuss forming collaborative business relationships with them and a spotlight in our newsletter.

As thanks for getting a minimum of 10 women to participate, we will …

  • Shine a spotlight on your business story on our social media accounts
  • Add your business to the Wall of Business Fame on our site
  • Publish a summary of your Meet & Greet (guests list, a summary of their responses to the discussion topics, and info about your business on our blog)

You must go through an event onboarding session to ensure you understand the in’s and out’s of the Meet & Greet.


Shop Local Task Force

Are you knowledgeable about the Shop Local movement in your area? If so, you are welcome to be a part of our Shop Local Movement Task Force.

The task force will share their knowledge of the Shop Local movement, gather the needs of local women-owned businesses, find out about cross-promotion opportunities provided by brick & mortar businesses, etc. The information will be turned into a special report that is distributed to One Million Woman Link Up partners.

As thanks, you will be listed in the special report and the press releases distributed to promote it. In short, it will provide you with networking and publicity.

Newsletter Collaboration to Grow LinkedIn Followers
Smart Women Partner & Grow Rich is revamping its newsletter to reflect the “new business reality”. We are looking for expert biz articles to help women who are …

  • Business/networking experts/organizers that specialize in women’s business events (retreats, cruises, mixers, seminars, conferences, pop-ups, etc.)
  • Business coaches/consultants who give webinars and or create e-courses
  • Podcasters, vloggers, vodcasters, bloggers
  • Business/networking experts/organizers that specialize in women’s business events (retreats, cruises, mixers, seminars, conferences, pop-ups, etc.)
  • Authors that specialize in B2B topics that want to secure contributors; speaking engagements (virtual/in-person)
  • Leaders of women’s business groups and membership sites
  • Owners of brick&mortar businesses


The content must provide solutions to help women weather their new business reality. There is no word count limit. Large chunks of content MUST be broken down using subheadings. Your article MUST be published on LinkedIn’s publishing platform and include links for your site and LinkedIn Company Page. We are partnering to grow our LinkedIn followers and website traffic so don’t skimp on adding pertinent links. You are welcome to repurpose old content.


Partner on Biz List & Story Series to Mine LinkedIn's Women in Biz Community

Smart Women Partner & Grow Rich Business List Committee

Smart Women Partner & Grow Rich is developing business lists to help powerhouse women step out from the crowd on LinkedIn. The project offers us the opportunity to introduce our business initiatives to a wide range of business and professional women who in turn will share info with their female business associates. Our lists include:

  • Influential African American Business Women You Should Follow On LinkedIn
  • High-Powered Women of Color Who Are Blazing a Trail Across the Business World
  • Phenomenal Female B2B Authors Who Can Take Your Business to the Next Level
  • Premier Female Business Coaches & Consultants You Should Follow On LinkedIn
  • Powerhouse Female LinkedIn Members You Should Invite to Be a Guest Expert on Your B2B Podcasts & Vodcasts
  • Connected Women on LinkedIn: Leaders of Distinctive Networking Groups, Business Organizations & Directory Listing Sites
  • 200,000 Business Introductions: Female LinkedIn Members Who See the Value in Rising to the Top Together

This is not a “one and done” project. You can use this opportunity to reconnect with your female LinkedIn connections by recommending them for one or more of the lists. They in turn will want to know about you and your business. In short by sitting on the Smart Women Partner & Grow Rich Business List Committee, you will attract new clients and alliances.

Participation simply involves growing the lists weekly with top-notch women and we take care of the rest.

Partner on Global Women Covid-19 Biz Interview & Matchmaker E-Mixer Series
The Global Women Covid-19 Biz Interview & E-Mixer Series: Connecting the Marketing Dots Between Virtual and Brick & Mortar Biz Women is business cross-pollination project for women who want to come together to exchange ideas about how virtual and brick & mortar women-owned businesses can help each other survive the economic pain caused by the pandemic. Business cross-pollination is simply combining the intellectual capital of individuals with different ways of thinking to reach innovative solutions.

Participation is complimentary and will offer you the opportunity to expand your marketing reach locally, nationally, and or globally. Represent your metro area or city and help us find other women to represent their area. Group interviews and private matchmaking e-mixers will be facilitated using LinkedIn Events and Whatsapp Business. More Info

Partner on the launch of our Chicagoland, Metro Atlanta & Kansas City Chapters

Smart Women Partner & Grow Rich would appreciate introductions to your Metro Atlanta and Chicagoland (Chicago IL, Aurora, IL, Elgin, IL, Hammond, IN, Joliet, IL, Kenosha, WI, Michigan City, IN, Naperville, IL) female LinkedIn connections.

We are in the process of building alliances to collaborate with our Corporate Founding Partners, Donna Smith Bellinger of Chicago (, Audrey Bell-Kearney of Metro Atlanta ( and Kim Beasley of Kansas City ( to build awareness of the One Million Woman Link Up.

Fill out our Google Doc if you would like to introduce us to your Metro Atlanta and or Chicagoland female LinkedIn connections.

Introduce Yourself

We will keep you updated on the progress of our 2020 Influential Women LinkedIn Business Lists so you can request to be included. The lists include Influential African American Business Women You Should Follow On LinkedIn; Phenomenal Female B2B Authors Who Can Take Your Business to the Next Level; 200,000 Business Introductions: Female LinkedIn Members Who See the Value in Rising to the Top Together; & more.

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