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Contemporary Business Solutions
Volume #83

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June Best of Contemporary Business Solutions

Is Your Blog Post Consumable? When you’re cooking something for dinner, you can definitely tell when you’ve forgotten to season it; whatever it is you’ve prepared, if it’s not tasting good, you’re not going to eat it. So, why do you ask your blog audience to read posts which you haven’t spiced up at all?

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4 Reasons to Offer Employees Flexible Schedules

Just to be clear, flexible schedules is not the same as telecommuting, which is working from somewhere other than a centralized office. This article talks about the reasons employers should allow their employees flexibility in when they get their work done:

  1. Flexible Work is Not Mainstream
  2. Work and Life Balance is Driving the Trend
  3. Results are the Only Thing that Matters
  4. Bringing Flexible Work Into the Organization

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Business Innovation Zone: Marketing Expert Fields Entrepreneur's Questions on the Fly

Drew McLellan of the McLellan Marketing Group speaks once a year at a BIZ Networking luncheon and I don't think I've missed one in the past 3 years. You shouldn't miss the one coming up in July:

The Business Innovation Zone’s (BIZ) July 17th lunch meeting will feature marketing expert Drew McLellan as he fields an hour or more of impromptu questions from the audience about everything from building a brand to customer retention and from using traditional tools like direct mail to the latest in video marketing – Vine. 

Tickets here if there are any left!


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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:
 
  • 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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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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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.

Brian VanHeuverswyn
Electronic Media Director
August Home Publishing
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