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Contemporary Business Solutions
Volume #85

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Iowa Wine Tour – This IS Happening

I had a lot of fun producing DSM Sushi Roll last Fall and earlier this year (stay tuned for news on this Fall’s DSM Sushi Roll schedule), so I thought I’d apply the same concept to one of my other favorite indulgences in life – WINE!
Iowa Wine Tour

I’ve put together a bus tour of four, Central/Southern Iowa wineries/vineyards, that includes education, tastings, food pairings, on-site shopping, vineyard tours…and it’s all happening on September 15th, 2013. Tickets will go on sale on August 15th, so mark your calendar.

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Social Media Club of Des Moines (SMCDSM) Board ElectionsSocial Media Club of Dees Moines

Nominations and applications are open for the Social Media Club Des Moines (SMCDSM) Board for the upcoming year, which begins September 15th, 2013 and ends September 14th, 2014.

These elections are important because we're going into our second year as an official chapter and it's time to expand and grow our offering to Des Moines' social media community. This year's board has set up a lot of systems and processes and we're looking to next year's board to take steps to develop new and exciting events and partnerships in the community. The first ever Social Media Club launched in 2006, so we are a very young organization looking for talented and ambitious individuals to help move our local chapter forward.

If you think you've got what it takes, here's the application.

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How to Choose the Right Social Media Platform For Your Brand

Brands need to be present wherever audiences invest their time and attention. Increasingly, that means social media. U.S. audiences spend a half-hour to three hours daily on social media. Social media is one of the largest time buckets on mobile.

The first step is choosing the right platforms to invest time and resources in. Which platforms to be on is a crucial question, even for the most deep-pocketed brands.

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Suzanne Hull
“Get It Done Girl”
Contemporary Business Solutions

Business Solutions

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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Cell: 515-250-6366

Office Hours

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.


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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