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ShopTalk is live on Google Hangouts this morning

Join me this morning at 9 a.m. for my interview with Cathy Hackl, host of #ScopeNews and director of Periscope Community Summit, as we discuss today’s ShopTalk story about Charlotte-area small-business owners experimenting with the live-streaming app and using it in ways to promote their businesses.

Having trouble viewing the interview? A link to the broadcast is here.

According to its website, the Periscope Community Summit, happening in New York in September, “is the first ever user generated conference for and by Periscope users.”

Then stay online throughout the day and catch these local small-business owners broadcasting on Periscope. Follow them on Twitter to get a link to the livestream at these times:

10 a.m.: Jennifer Branham from The Boulevard at South End will highlight Charlotte-themed items in the store and the local companies behind them. Twitter: @BLVDatSE

11 a.m.: Celebrity clothing designer William Wilson takes you on a tour of his uptown shop and explains a properly-fit suit. Twitter: @TheClothier

3p.m.: Lin McKay and Mike Shafer of barCHOCOLATE will take viewers behind the scenes of their production facility. Twitter: @barCHOCOLATEinc

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