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Networking Rules for Job-seekers: the Good, the Bad and the Almost Perfect

Networking Rules for Job-seekers: the Good, the Bad and the Almost Perfect | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Networking is about meeting people you know who can vouch for your past performance and connect you with people you don't know.After writing The Best Job-hunting Secrets of All Time, and reading the
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A good article on networking. It provides some good guildelines for everyone who is engaged in live in person networking.

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Powerful Pins and Pinterest as a Content Curation Tool #Pinterest

Powerful Pins and Pinterest as a Content Curation Tool #Pinterest | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Your boards are not just for your fans, you can also use Pinterest as a content curation tool! Find out how in today's dynamic post on curation!
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If you use Pinerest, this is a good article on where to find images that might enhance your work.

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3 Questions To Simplify Your Decision Making

3 Questions To Simplify Your Decision Making | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Whether you've just opened your doors or you've been operating for years, it is up to you, the business owner, to make clear, effective deci
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This is a good article to remind us what questions we should be asking as we make decisions related to business..

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Should Your Business Be On Tumblr? - Social Media Revolver

Should Your Business Be On Tumblr? - Social Media Revolver | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Tumblr is one of the fastest growing social sites today. Here are some of the biggest Tumblr pros and cons for your business.
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If you are not using tumblr for business then this article is for you. It is a clear and easy description of tumblr and how to use it.

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12 Great Tips to Increase Productivity at Work - BrandonGaille.com

12 Great Tips to Increase Productivity at Work - BrandonGaille.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
A listing of 12 ideas to increase productivity at work and maintain goals while meeting targets.
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A good article for all of us. We all need to become more productive and this gives us some good tips. It is well worth the few minutes to read and reflect on what we are doing daily. Please share this with others.

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Influence Maps - Project Management Tools from MindTools.com

How are decisions really made? And who has the real power and control over your project's success? Learn how to map relationships between key stakeholders to find out how they affect you... so that you can accomplish more.
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This is a good article on creating influence maps. While the article is directed at project development and implementation, it can be extended to looking at your network as you look at growing and improving your business.

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3 Deadly LinkedIn Profile Mistakes to Avoid - Jeffbullas's Blog

3 Deadly LinkedIn Profile Mistakes to Avoid - Jeffbullas's Blog | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
You are probably committing 3 deadly LinkedIn profile mistakes that turn you into a leper on LinkedIn and you don't know it. Here is how to avoid them.
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This is a good article!! It gives you great tips on improving your LInkedIn profile. Read it and then look at your profile and see how you can make improvements.

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9 Musts for Business Success

9 Musts for Business Success | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
What distinguishes perennially great companies from the pack?
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A good article for all business owners.

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Seven Factors of Resilience - (3605)

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The video is good and the message hits home. It helps you understand resilience from another perspective.

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The James Bond Guide To Ultimate Confidence - by Dumb Little Man

The James Bond Guide To Ultimate Confidence - by Dumb Little Man | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
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This is a fun read article but has some great tips for people to consider and review. Maybe it will have something that you are not doing! Enjoy the read.

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8 Best and Worst Businesses to Start Right Now - BrandonGaille.com

8 Best and Worst Businesses to Start Right Now - BrandonGaille.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Guide to the types of industries that are growing for small business and the ones to stay away from.
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This is a good review of business you might want to consider if you are looking for other alternatives.

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How to Achieve Social Media Acquisition Success - Heidi Cohen

How to Achieve Social Media Acquisition Success - Heidi Cohen | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Looking to convert social media prospects into customers? These 7 actionable marketing steps provide a social media conversion process to help you.
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A great article on the use of social and creating conversions from prospects into sales. Are you using any of the tips in your social media marketing?

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Social Media Buyer Persona - 10 Questions to Ask - Heidi Cohen

Social Media Buyer Persona - 10 Questions to Ask - Heidi Cohen | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Here’s a list of ten questions to help you develop the social media buyer persona for your business
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As a business using social media this is a must read article. It provides s way to review what you are presently doing and to improve or change what you are doing to become more effective.

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Five Traits for Influential Leadership - (4204)

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This is an excellent short video and transcript on being an influential leader. In today's world of business and other orgranizations being an influential is more important in gaining the total effort of people to continue building success.

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How to Become a CEO with the Right Education and Experience - BrandonGaille.com

How to Become a CEO with the Right Education and Experience - BrandonGaille.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
What it takes to become a CEO and the most popular fields of study needed to be successful.
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A good article for those who are seeking advancement in their companies.

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10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Social-Media Marketing Plan

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Social-Media Marketing Plan | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
What you need to know when crafting an effective social strategy for your startup.
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This is a good article on the use os social media. It is agood review for those already using social media in their business and an excellent resource for those who are in the planning or beginning stages of using social media in their business.

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6 Most Effective Types of Persuasive Techniques - BrandonGaille.com

6 Most Effective Types of Persuasive Techniques - BrandonGaille.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Strategies for increasing your persuasion and improve closure rates.
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This is a good graphic and article that shows how we influence people and sometimes with out thinking.

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Susana Rinderle Consulting, LLC

Susana Rinderle Consulting, LLC | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
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Here is a great and outstanding source to assist your business with communications. A focus in effectively communicating across differences and diverse workforces and community is of utmost importance for the success of business of all sizes. Susana Rinderle Consulting is the answer to helping your business continue its improved growth. I highly recommed this source for businesses of all size.

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10 Tips to Increase Productivity and Profits FAST

10 Tips to Increase Productivity and Profits FAST | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
What if you could get ten times more done, work 50% less and continue to triple your revenues in the process? Who wouldn’t want that, right? I’ve put togeth ...
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If you are seeking ways to improve your profitability and productivity, then this article is for you. Some simple advice and yet a good way to review what you are doing now and seeing what else you can add.

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Dealing With Unhappy Customers - Communication Skills Training from MindTools.com

Dealing With Unhappy Customers - Communication Skills Training from MindTools.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Do you know how to deal with an angry customer or client? Learn how to resolve these difficult situations calmly and effectively.
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This is a good article for all business owners. It is a way for you to analize how your employees handle unhappy customers and what step syou can take to improve how you work with unhappy customers.

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5 Must-Have Entrepreneur Qualities

5 Must-Have Entrepreneur Qualities | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
There’s an age-old debate about whether entrepreneurs are born or made.
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A short but good artilce for Entrepreneurs.

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8 Handy Tools For Creating Standout Decks

8 Handy Tools For Creating Standout Decks | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
The beauty of today is that every presenter now has an arsenal of resources to help build, design and deliver some of the best presentations the world has ever seen. Whether it's finding fabulous p...
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This is a good article with good information on the various tools. I checked them out and they are good.I have used some of them. I have used Prezi, Evernote, Pages and of course You Tube. 

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6 Reasons Women Are Awesomely Equipped To Start A Business

6 Reasons Women Are Awesomely Equipped To Start A Business | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Virginia Slims cigarettes got it right 40 years ago when it targeted women with its memorable slogan, “You’ve come a long way, baby.”
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A great short article that emphasis why women are great to start businesses and to own and work with in business.

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How to Make a Business Plan for Your Life

How to Make a Business Plan for Your Life | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Eight steps to realize your life's potential.
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Do you have a business plan for your life? This is a good article that gives you a step by step process to follow to develop you on personal plan.

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How to Develop Your Editorial Calendar - Heidi Cohen

How to Develop Your Editorial Calendar - Heidi Cohen | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Whether you’re using social media (including blogging), content marketing, and/or traditional marcom (aka marketing communications), an editorial calendar is at the heart of your of marketing because, as the saying goes, today every marketer is a...
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Another great article on marketing your business. Easy to follow steps tha can have a big payoff.

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