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Contemporary Business Solutions
Volume #89

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Gmail's New Inbox and Why You Should Care

While the new Gmail inbox tabs aren’t “new”, I still find individuals experiencing issues receiving emails AND making sure that their emails are received.

This change affects everyone who uses Gmail as their email Client (for example, I have a copy of send to my Gmail account so I can read my email there versus reading my email via my website host’s webmail system). Most businesses use Outlook as their standard email Client, but you’d be surprised the number of organizations that have moved to Gmail while still maintaining their email address structure.

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When is the Best Time to Post on Facebook?

This is a hot topic because you want to get the most eyes on your status update as possible, right? Well, there no magic answer for when the best time is because your audience is unique to your Fan Page. You've got to make your own report in order to find out when the best time is for you:

  • Create something that's going to explode
  • Monitor engagement
  • Cross-reference if you can
  • Draw conclusions

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Is Pinterest Right for Your Brand?

Is your business struggling with the question of whether or not you should be using Pinterest to reach your audience? Here's some help:

Pinterest is essential if:

  • You are an e-commerce company selling products online
  • You are a highly visual business
  • You are a public personality
  • You are a local business who understands the importance of geographhy-based SEO

Pinterest is not useful if:

  • You don't have anywhere to drive the traffic to
  • You don't have the resources to create original pins
  • You aren't pinning with purpose – and commenting/liking other pins to start a conversation

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Suzanne Hull
“Get It Done Girl”
Contemporary Business Solutions

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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!

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.


Suzanne Hull, the Get It Done Girl, is a great resource for helping "techno-scaredy cats" get up-to-date with the social media world. She is knowledgeable, patient and gentle in her one-on-one instruction, and her tips and help lead to measurable results in viewership and contacts. In addition, Suzanne is a top-notch workshop presenter and a skilled group facilitator. Two thumbs up to Suzanne Hull, the Get It Done Girl, of Contemporary Business Solutions!

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