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Contemporary Business Solutions
Volume #90

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Pinterest to Start Showing Ads!

Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social networks around right now and I get a lot of businesses asking me if it’s where they should be.

After four years, Pinterest users are consuming more and more content on their mobile devices. They’re going to start offering businesses the ability to pay to promote pins in an effort to show its users that it is a social network that plans on being around for quite some time. Paid promotion is also currently being used on Facebook and Twitter to let businesses increase their reach.

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Twitter's IPO: What Marketers Need to Know

Here's some of what you'll want to know before signing an advertising contract.

  • How important is mobile to you today?
  • Not all your marketing choices work well on mobile
  • Do your people use Twitter?
  • What are you paying for?

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10 Signs You're Addicted to Social Media

Do any of the following scenarios resonate with you?

  1. When you leave your iPhone behind at home do you feel a sense of loss and isolation becasue you can’t check your Facebook or Twitter updates while out and about
  2. You check your Facebook account 20 times a day
  3. If you don’t receive a comment on your latest blog post within 12 hours you have suicidal thoughts
  4. You go away for a weekend without your laptop and your suffer severe heart palpitations?
  5. You have more social media icons on you iPhone than productivity apps?
  6. You stood in line for an Apple iPad for 24 hours just so you could update your Facebook on a bigger screen while on the move
  7. You have more online friends than you have in real life
  8. You Tweet on your mobile while walking
  9. You log on to Facebook before you have brushed your teeth in the morning
  10. You check your Facebook or Twitter updates ‘after’ going to bed

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Suzanne Hull
“Get It Done Girl”
Contemporary Business Solutions

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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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