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Contemporary Business Solutions
Volume #37   
 
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My Take on Google+…So Far
 
Google+ is Google’s latest stab at creating a social platform to rival Facebook. Unlike Facebook, where all your connections are “friends” and the tools provided for making connections and sharing are very rigid, Google+ will allow for greater flexibility and customization.
 
The new social platform has experience growth of 20 million users in the first three weeks since its launch (Facebook was founded in February 2004 and currently has an estimated 750 million users).
 
Here’s my take on Plus’ Circles, Sparks, Hangouts and Huddles.
 
New to Plus? Here’s a great tutorial on how to get started. Click here to Connect with me!
 
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3 Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs a Mobile Strategy
 
The stats:
  • Mobile ads are growing fast. Total U.S. mobile ad spending will grow from $790 million in 2010 to $4 billion in 2015.
  • Powerful technological forces are propelling mobile advertising. Cell phones already outnumber TV sets 3 to 1, and PCs plus laptops by 4 to 1.
  • Mobile ads can target users by location. (Think Groupon) BIA/Kelsey projects locally targeted mobile ads to rise faster than mobile as a whole, from $404 million, or 51% of mobile ad spending, to $2.8 billion, or 70 percent.
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Suzanne Hull
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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:
 
  • Event Planning and Conference Management
  • Social Media Coaching and Community Management
  • General Business Support
  • Basic Website Development
  • German/Spanish Translation & German Tutoring
 
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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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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
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