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Contemporary Business Solutions
Volume #71

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December Best of Contemporary Business Solutions

I came across a great blog post featured on Mashable called How To: Deal with Negative Feedback in Social Media.

But how do you know if there is negative feedback if you’re not using social media? If you’re hesitant to delve into Twitter or Facebook for your business, the bare minimum that you need to do is create a Google Alert.

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7 Reasons Why Your Blog is NOT Generating Leads

Blogging and inbound marketing aren’t working for a huge percentage of marketing agencies, social media “consultants,” and many other businesses in this online realm.

  1. So that begs the question … why?
  2. Unbelievably high CSI
  3. Terrible blog titles
  4. Poor to nonexistent targeting of specific industries
  5. Blah, blah, blah
  6. A major lack of case studies and personal experiences
  7. Poor utilization of writing talent
  8. Awful networking

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Social Media A-Z: A Glossary for 2013

As 2012 comes to an end, we are all looking forward to 2013, right? This glossary will help you find answers to questions like: What are new strategies? How can we execute? What is our budget? Think of this glossary as a concise guide to refer to when you are planning out your 2013 social media marketing plan.

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Suzanne Hull
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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
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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.


I have worked with Suzanne on several projects and have been more than impressed with her. Suzanne is committed to understanding my business needs, she is extremely empathetic to our needs and she is wonderful at creating solutions that work within the scope of those requirements and resources. She is a consummate professional and she always provides value to the working relationship. Aside from being a great business person, she is also wonderful to work with and an absolute joy to be around. Suzanne can help you on so many levels and her expertise would be a feather in the cap of any business...big or small. I would gladly hire her again and would highly recommend her.

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