News Contributors

Claudia Bruemmer
Claudia Bruemmer
Claudia Bruemmer is a contributor to the TopTenWholesale Newsroom. Experience includes: Copy Editor SearchEngineLand (2012-present), Managing Editor ClickZ (1998-2001), Editor SearchEngineWatch (2007-2008) and freelance writer/editor since 2001 for SEMPO, ImediaConnection, SearchMarketingStandard, SearchEngineGuide, BruceClay and other sites. Prior to online work, Bruemmer was a Tech Writer for many years.
Jason Kole
Jason Kole
Jason Kole is the VP of Business Development at Kole Imports currently working to make the wholesale industry more knowledgeable about the drop shipping capabilities of direct importers. He can be contacted at jason@koleimports.com.
Jessica Wang
Jessica Wang
Jessica Wang is a certified PRC attorney in Shanghai, China. Jessica graduated from Nanjing University on Economic Law and studied on International Economic Law from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Jessica started her legal career as a lawyer in 2004. Jessica focuses her practice primarily on the areas of general corporate, foreign investment, intellectual property and international business and trade. She has been involved in quite a few foreign investment projects as well as others such as merger & acquisition projects, covering the industries including high technology construction materials, energy, water treatment, logistics, pharmaceuticals sectors, chemistry and food etc. Jessica is a Chinese native and is fluent in English.
John Stanley
John Stanley
John Stanley is a coach, consultant, author, speaker and trainer. He has been described as the 'Retail Guru' and he has also been described as the leading horticultural consultant in the world today. That is because his skills in perishable retailing : food, plants, flowers and pets, anything that cannot be put on a shelf and ignored , in fact, apply equally to all fields of retailing . That specialist skill translates easily across all retail industries including library and tourism.
Karla Villalobos
Karla Villalobos
Karla Villalobos has more than 7 years experience in B2B marketing. Currently, she is the Audience Marketing Manager for the largest General Merchandise, Gifts, Fashion Accessories, and Jewelry trade show in the nation. Held twice a year in Las Vegas and with more than 45,000 attendees per show, she manages all of the Buyers’ marketing efforts for ASD. In 2011, Karla led the efforts on acquiring new International businesses in Latin America countries. Prior to joining ASD trade show, she spent several years in the entertainment industry as part of the marketing team at the Hollywood Reporter. Karla holds a bachelor degree in Business Communication & Marketing from Anahuac del Norte in Mexico City. She is fluent in oral and written Spanish.
Karly Dizon
Karly Dizon
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Kirk Bachelder
Kirk Bachelder
Kirk Bachelder is CEO and owner of CTS Wholesale Sunglasses, a leading source for wholesale sunglasses. Experience includes extensive knowledge of both retail and wholesale sunglasses. Kirk has developed four major sunglasses brands; Diamond™ Eyewear, DE™ Designer Eyewear, Xsportz™ and Gster™, in addition to his Compare To Styles. Kirk is a leading authority on the manufacturing and wholesaling of sunglasses, displays and accessories.
LJ Melville
LJ Melville
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Martha Cailing
Martha Cailing
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Megan Webb-Morgan
Megan Webb-Morgan
Megan Webb-Morgan is a business blogger for B2B lead generation resource, Resource Nation. She focuses on a variety of topics including online marketing and startup financing.
My Nguyen
My Nguyen
My Nguyen is a professional writer whose interests in music, fashion, and style has led her to write and analyze many different interesting trends currently happening in the industry. Her approach is to give good and unbiased coverage, while reporting on the common themes that will appeal to the public as well as attempting to broach on topics of novelty. Some of the things she has highlighted are: women who campaign for their charities of interest by wearing only one dress restyled multiple times for an entire year, the current state of music journalism, and what these emerging trends have to say about us, as a people, overall.
Naomi Ruth Ganhinhin
Naomi Ruth Ganhinhin
Naomi has worked freelance for a number of web development companies, opening doors for several business clients by helping them enhance online reputation, connect with their target audiences, and empowering them to stay competitive in the online market. Naomi is interested in online marketing, advertising, e-commerce, trade, startups, design, and Internet trends.
Nicole Reyhle
Nicole Reyhle
Nicole Leinbach Reyhle is an experienced retail and wholesale professional with a passion for small businesses. After working many years in merchandising, marketing and management roles, Reyhle founded Retail Minded retailminded.com in 2007. Her professional blog is recognized as a “Retail Thought Leader” by Forbes.com and Reyhle is an adjunct professor at Columbia College Chicago, teaching retail, marketing and writing courses.
Roanne Vista
Roanne Vista
Having worked in the industry for around 7 years, I have a strong digital marketing experience in Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Advertising, Web Copy Writing and Editing, Social Media Marketing, E-mail Marketing, and Web Analytics. I love good food, nice reads & interesting places.
Roger Rappoport
Roger Rappoport
Roger is the leader of Procopio's Emerging Growth and Technology Practice Group. He has extensive experience counseling start-up and emerging growth companies in the information technology, telecommunications, life sciences and cleantech industries. He also represents high net worth individuals, angel and venture capital investors who focus on investing in companies in these industries. His practice includes corporate formation and entity selection, corporate governance, assisting clients with the development of a funding strategy and the alternatives available to entrepreneurs, venture capital and other private equity financings, convertible note and other debt financing arrangements; mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, the implementation of equity incentive plans, licensing, OEM, VAR and distribution arrangements and primary and secondary public offerings. Roger is a frequent speaker and panelist on topics and issues related to the development and implementation of a company's funding strategy, positioning a company to maximize its pre-money valuation, the art and benefits of selecting and partnering with the right investors, and effectively negotiating the terms of a debt or financing transaction and term sheets related thereto. Before attending law school, he was the founder and General Manager for nine years of a technology company in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining Procopio, Roger was an attorney in the business department of Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe LLP in Silicon Valley.
Rueben Marley
Rueben Marley
Based out of China since 2006, Rueben Marley has a unique and first-hand perspective on what's shaping the industry today. Learn more about Rueben's career by visiting his Linkedin profile at http://cn.linkedin.com/in/ruebenmarley
Skip McGrath
Skip McGrath
Skip McGrath and his wife began selling on eBay in 1999 and expanded to selling on Amazon in 2006. After just one year, Skip’s wife, Karen, was able to quit her full-time job and three years later in 2003 Skip joined her at home and they have made their full time living on eBay and selling online since then. Skip is both a PowerSeller and was one of the very first Top Rated Sellers when eBay started the program. He also sells on Amazon where he represents several product lines exclusively. Skip is the publisher of the Online Sellers News, the oldest and largest eZine for eBay, Amazon and online sellers. He is also the author of 14 books about online business and selling on eBay, Amazon and from websites, blogs and social media. Prior to starting his eBay business Skip had a 25-year career in international marketing and held executive positions at two Fortune 100 companies. Skip and his wife Karen still sell on eBay and Amazon every day and Skip is still writing and publishing newsletters, books and blogs at www.SkipMcGrath.com. Some of Skip’s books include: Titanium eBay, Three Weeks to eBay Profits, The Complete Idiots Guide to eBay, How To Start and Run an eBay Consignment Business, The Complete eBay Marketing System, How to Sell Antiques and Collectibles on eBay.
Steven Herd
Steven Herd
Steven Herd is an Account Executive with the ASD Trade Show, the nations largest wholesale, order-writing retail merchandise trade show. He is the lead writer for ASD's Exhibitor Forum where he shares his client's passion for success in the world of trade show sales. In his spare time, he is an avid climber, backpacker and weekend adventurer.