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Contemporary Business Solutions

Volume #111

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Workshop: LinkedIn 301: How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile

Back by popular demand, this workshop will focus on how to use your  LinkedIn profile once it’s been completed. We’ll learn how to add/manage Connections, ask for Recommendations, Endorse a Connection for a skill, participate in Group discussions, how to create a Corporate page, etc. Bring your laptops and we’ll work through the steps together.

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15 Ways to Approach SEO in the
Worst Possible Way

Frustrated business owners usually end up searching out an individual or business to "do SEO to their website" when it doesn't appear on page one of Google search results. If you're shopping around for this service, do your homework and be sure to keep this list of the worst possible forms of SEO marketing that are still being used by some today in hand. Here are a few of my favorites:

  • You think that social media will not help you
  • You think that microsites with duplicate content are still effective
  • You forget that marketing plays a large part in SEO
  • You want to hire someone for $5 per hour to "do" your SEO
  • You think that stuffing your site with keywords actually works

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26 Ways to Bring Your Blog to Life

If you're going to go to the effort of writing a blog, it would be nice to get a few comments or shares once in a while, right? Want to learn how to bring your blog to life? Here are a few of my favorite tactics from this article:

  • Write titles for readers
  • Optimize titles for Google and other search engines
  • Use casual language
  • Ask questions that invite discussion
  • Include compelling images

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Suzanne Hull
“Get It Done Girl”
Contemporary Business Solutions

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Suzanne is a Des Moines transplant who has realized the Power of being a Free Agent. Well-versed in many skills, she has a passion for helping organizations and individuals achieve their potential. Suzanne = wife, traveler, multi-linguist and cook.

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I have office hours on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month at Smokey Row from 9-11am. I set aside this time to answer questions regarding social media, websites, general marketing and anything else. Come on by and pick my brain FOR FREE!


Suzanne is aptly named the Get It Done Girl. Couldn't think of a better term myself for this capable professional. Ask and you shall receive. Suzanne requires very little direction and turns projects around quickly. She's been a wonderful addition to our team, and I would recommend her easily to anyone looking for a proficient, accountable and enjoyable team member.

Kelly Moore
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