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Contemporary Business Solutions

Volume #53

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Book Review: Steve Jobs

A few weeks ago at at the Business Book Club, we discussed Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson.

This book isn’t for those intimidated by an almost 600-page, hardcover behemoth. I’m honestly one of “those” people, so if it wasn’t on the reading list for the Business Book Club, I wouldn’t have even picked it up.

But I’m glad I did.

Read the full post to find out why
 


3 Tools for Managing Meeting Minutes

Meetings are a necessary evil, but why not make them as efficient and productive as possible by using one of the three tools below. There will probably be a learning curve, but you'll be glad you made the transition:

  • Microsoft OneNote
  • Meetin.gs
  • LessMeetings

Take a look at the full article
 


5 Ways to Get More Traffic With Content Marketing

The age-old question being asked is “How do I get more traffic to my website?”. Before you can get traffic to your website, you need a content marketing strategy which includes how you will attract your prospect's attention and how you will engage that person's interest. Here are five ways to get more traffic with content marketing:

  • Guest posting
  • The how-to video
  • The Q&A series
  • Professional networking
  • Get real via the offline world

Read the full post
 


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Suzanne Hull

Get It Done Girl”

Contemporary Business Solutions

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As the "Get It Done Girl", I help small businesses become more efficient by offering a variety of services on an as-needed basis:
 
  • Social Media Coaching and Community Management
  • Marketing Plan Development
  • Event Planning and Conference Management
  • General Business Support
  • Basic Website Development
  • German/Spanish Translation & German Tutoring
 
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Office Hours

I have office hours on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at Smokey Row from 9-11am. I set aside this time to answer people's questions regarding social media, their websites, general marketing, starting their own business and anything else they want to talk about. FOR FREE!

Workshops

Need help with social media? Sign up for one of seven workshops here
 
About Stein's Way Suzanne is a Des Moines transplant who has realized the Power of being a Free Agent. Well-versed in many and varied skills, she has a passion for helping organizations and people achieve their potential. Suzanne = wife, traveler, multi-linguist, triathlete and cook.

Testimonial


My lucky day was when I met Suzanne Hull at a local coffee shop for one of her no-charge Office Hours sessions. I told her my social media failures and frustrations as well as what my vision was for how this could be a part of my marketing. Suzanne put together a step-by-step action plan on paper for my business. Since that day several months ago, going at a pace I could manage, Suzanne has coached me in how to use Twitter, Facebook, my Blog, LinkedIn and an E-newsletter to further my business. I have seen measureable, positive results in new customers finding my business and with how my business is positioned in my target market. I feel confident I can use the tools Suzanne has shown me to keep my Social Media presence positive and growing.

Patrick Van Nice,
Patrick Van Nice Interiors

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