Q & A: Constant Contact and Social Media for Small Business

Q & A: Constant Contact and Social Media for Small Business

Here are a few questions from clients, about how to use Constant Contact and Social Media for Small Business. I am sharing the answers in case they can help you too!   Q: Recently, someone suggested making all newsletter photos clickable – I can’t do this with my version of
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Job Hunting and Social Media

Job Hunting and Social Media

Earlier this month, Facebook announced that they want to help you find a job – I do NOT recommend this! Job Hunting and Social Media CAN be a good combination – read on to learn how to mix properly. Social media CAN be a helpful tool when looking for a
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LinkedIn Scams

LinkedIn Scams: How to Spot Them and Protect Yourself

As most of you know, I am a huge LinkedIn fan! I think that it is an invaluable tool and that EVERY professional should have an up-to-date profile on the site. That said, it IS a public forum and as such, you do need to be careful. LinkedIn scams DO
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how to add a project to your LinkedIn profile

Adding a Project to Your LinkedIn Profile – Tutorial

This past week, Lakshmi N. ‘Koti’ Koteeswaran, a Healthcare Professional from Mckinney, Texas asked an excellent question about adding a project to your LinkedIn Profile. Q: I was wondering if you could please let me know how to add Projects in a way that appears under each Employer section. A:
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Accepting LinkedIn Invitations

Accepting LinkedIn Invitations

Accepting LinkedIn invitations can be confusing and fraught with challenges. While there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution to this dilemma, here are some guidelines for accepting LinkedIn invitations. 1.Do you know the person? Sometimes, it’s simple – someone you know and/or have worked with for years, will send
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EVERY Professional Needs to be 'Functionally Literate' when it Comes to Social Media

EVERY Professional Needs to be ‘Functionally Literate’ when it Comes to Social Media

As someone who trains groups and individuals to use Social Media for business, I frequently hear people say that they are ‘too old for Social Media’. While I understand that it can be difficult to learn new skills and to acquire new habits, I strongly believe that EVERY professional needs
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How to Turn Off Facebook Notifications

Have you ever commented on a friend or family member’s Facebook photo of their new home or baby, only to regret it when you receive a notification for EVERY SUBSEQUENT comment? EVERY. SINGLE. ONE. Facebook is, by design, a SOCIAL network. They want you to converse and interact on their
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digital marketing coaching doesn't need to be painful

Digital Marketing Coaching Doesn’t Need to Be Painful!

I have short hair so I get my hair cut quite frequently. I enjoy chatting with the barber as he cuts my hair and find the process relaxing. Last week, during my visit, there was a little boy who was NOT enjoying the process at ALL! He was screaming and
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Pinterest for Business

How to Use Pinterest for Business

Pinterest describes itself as “a visual discovery tool that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and interests” and “a place to discover and save creative ideas”. But I think that is just the tip of the iceberg! There are dozens of ways to use these virtual
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Social Media Trends - Predictions for 2016

Social Media Trends – Predictions for 2016

I don’t usually do posts like this but this year, I was pleased to be a part of the Bit.ly blog’s post ‘The Top 20 Social Media Trends in 2016, According to the Experts’ and thought I would share my predictions for 2016 here as well! The bit.ly post only
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