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Contemporary Business Solutions
Volume #100

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Workshop – LinkedIn 301: How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile

The next workshop in this year's series, “Linkedin 301: How to use your LinkedIn profile” on April 3rd, 2014, will focus on how to use your  LinkedIn profile once it’s been completed. We’ll learn how to add/manage Connections, ask for Recommendations, Endorse a Connection for a skill, participate in Group discussions, how to create a Corporate page, etc. Bring your laptops and we’ll work through the steps together.

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Why Are You Still Skeptical That Pinterest Can Work For You?

Pinterest, with its 70 million users, is driving an avalanche of referral traffic to websites and blogs. Right now, Pinterest drives more referral traffic than Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Google+ … combined.

  1. Here's a simple 6-step process to drive more Pinterest Traffic
  2. Create a useful post geared specifically for your target audience, and give it a killer headline.
  3. Create a visually interesting badge for your post.
  4. Embed your new badge at the very top of your blog post.
  5. Make sure it’s easy for your audience to pin your badge.
  6. Once your post is published, it’s time to pin it to your own Pinterest boards.
  7. Repeat this process for every blog post.

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12 Social Business Shifts Markers Must Get Right in 2014
  1. From me to we.
  2. From interruption marketing to inspiring conversations.
  3. From pushing noise to sharing value.  
  4. From corporate speak to brand humanization.
  5. From disconnected silos to integration.
  6. From information control to sharing your best stuff.
  7. From counting followers to valuing relationships.
  8. From one way to interactive.
  9. From paid spokespeople to earned brand advocates.
  10. From focus on influence scores to influencing minds and perception.
  11. From brand control to empowered workforces.
  12. From ignoring the unsocial to bridging the social divide.

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Suzanne Hull
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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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