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USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO MAKE LIVE NETWORKING EVENTS MORE EFFECTIVE

Using Social Media to Make Live Networking Events More Effective

Recently, a client wrote to ask for suggestions on how to use social media to get the most out of a convention she would be attending this summer.  I thought that I would share the answer here, as the advice can certainly apply to, and benefit, anyone attending any type
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Email Marketing Expert

Email Marketing: Email Service Provider (ESP) Recommendations

Recently, someone from the new website “What Say the Experts“, contacted me. They were looking for an Email Marketing Expert to discuss ESP’s (Email Service Providers) for small businesses. Below is an excerpt of the content I sent him for the post: 98.4% of people surveyed have said that they
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LinkedIn Training Program

LinkedIn Mastery – NEW TRAINING PROGRAM!

NOTE: These classes are now closed but if you would like to schedule private one-on-one sessions or set up a workshop (live or virtual) for your team or office, please contact me at LMD@LisaMarieDiasDesigns.com. Private session agendas can be tailored to focus on your specific needs. LinkedIn Mastery – A
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How to Promote a Local Event

Local events can be a great way to get your community aware of, and involved with, your business or cause. Yet many clients complain that these events are poorly attended. Here are some tips on how to promote a local event to increase attendance and involvement! Planning: A successful event
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Casual Conversations on LinkedIn Lead to New Opportunities

Casual Conversations on LinkedIn Lead to New Opportunities

According to the official LinkedIn Blog, 35% of users say that a casual conversation on LinkedIn has led to a new opportunity. Last week while away in Raleigh for the 2017 Internet Summit, I experienced this firsthand! Over breakfast, on the second day of the conference, I was checking my
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should I delete this person from my mailing list?

Q & A: Should I Delete this Person From My Mailing List?

This week, a client noticed an odd entry in her weekly sign-up report from Constant Contact.  She forwarded this screenshot and asked, ‘should I delete this person from my mailing list?’ Unusual name and address?   One of my goals is to help clients GROW their email marketing lists so
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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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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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here is a brief overview of the Constant Contact changes they ARE still planning to implement and some advice on what, if anything, you need to do if you are a CC user

Important Information re: Constant Contact Changes

For those of you who have worked with me, you will know that I am not a procrastinator – if something needs to be done, I do it – usually sooner than later. But recently, work has been hectic and I went on a family vacation so there was a
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