Jim’s Bio


Jim Blasingame is a marketplace futurist and thought-leader. He’s one of the world’s leading experts on small business and entrepreneurship.

Jim is the creator and award-winning host of the syndicated weekday radio program, The Small Business Advocate Show, since 1997. Just celebrated 20 years on radio and Internet simulcast.

He’s the author of four books, which have sold more than 200,000 copies, including the multiple award-winner, The Age of the Customer: Prepare for the Moment of Relevance. His upcoming fourth book, The 3rd Ingredient: The Journey of Analog Ethics into the World of Digital Fear and Greed, was released Q2 2018.

Jim is a syndicated columnist newspapers and magazines, plus online publications including Forbes.com, American City Business Journals, Nasdaq.com, and Manta.com.

As a champion of Main Street businesses, Jim has received numerous awards from a number of national organizations such as the U.S. Small Business Administration and American Chamber of Commerce Executives.

TALKERS magazine recognized Jim as one of the most important radio talk show hosts in America.