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Getting the Most Out of a Free 30-Minute Consultation
Offering a free 30 minute consultation gives a potential client the chance to get to know the professional they are interested in working with…”kick the wheels”…It also gives the professional a chance to see if the potential client will be someone they would like to work with. Here are a few tips for the potential client to get the most out of this interaction…
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Putting the Plus in Google +
The Social Media Club of Des Moines hosted an event called “Putting the Plus in Google +”, presented by Keith Kmett, Certified Usability Analyst at Two Rivers Marketing. In his presentation, Keith discusses:
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Finding the right people to "Circle" or follow.
How users scan Google+ streams vs. other social media.
Two ways to alter your Google+ user experience.
How "Sparks" can give you more topics to read and/or share.
Learn how to post to Google+, Facebook and Twitter from your stream.
Should you have a Google+ Page? We'll discuss at this meeting.
5 Myths About Being a Home-Based Business
I’ve enjoyed operating my home-based business immensely over the past couple of years. With the technology available to us today, it’s no surprise that more and more individuals and entrepreneurs are exploring this lifestyle. This article dispels these myths associated with working from home:
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Clients won’t take you seriously
Working virtually makes you less productive
Besides cutting overhead, there are no financial incentives to work from home
Your business won’t be able to compete with firms with offices
You won’t be able to focus on work if family is around all day
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“Get It Done Girl”
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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
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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!
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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 was wonderful to work with from designing our website to educating us on all areas of social media. She is very knowledgeable, and if she doesn’t know the answer, she finds it! The social media coaching she provided has completely changed our ability to reach and market to customers! I very highly recommend Suzanne!
Gretchen Sandfort, PT, GKCC, Ponderosa Valley Wellness