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Contemporary Business Solutions

Volume #56

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Book Review: Me 2.0 by Dan Schwabel

Now that the Meyvn Group’s Business Book Club is on its summer hiatus, I have the chance to read some of the business books I have laying around. I recently picked up Me 2.0 by Dan Schwabel.

Even though I read the October 2010 Revised edition, I felt that some of the points made were outdated. In his book, Dan Schwabel shows job seekers and professionals how to leverage the power of digital media to manage their personal brand. So you can see why the content can quickly become obsolete.

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How to Get Started with Google+ Hangouts On Air

I've been using Google+ hangouts for some time now for virtual meetings; they're great, just like Skype but without the cumbersome email and downloading Skype to my computer. With the click of a button within Google+, I can chat live using both audio and video components with up to 10 people.

Google's taken this concept another step further by launching its Hangouts On Air which is being gradually released in beta to users. Hangouts On Air allows any Google+ user to stream live video to the whole world. It will also record the video and save it to your YouTube Channel.

Read the full article to see how it works...


Cloud services and your docs: Know your rights

Hopefully by now most of you are using some type of cloud service to co-work, share living documents and backup important documents from your hard drive. But do you know how safe your data is from their respective marketing divisions?

Read through the “terms of use” of several cloud storage services



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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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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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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.

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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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