Small Business and Social Media
634 views | +0 today
Follow
Small Business and Social Media
This is devoted to small business who are looking at ways to use social media effectively in their business and to promote their business.
Curated by Lonnie Juarez
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Managing Your Website Redesign Project - 22 Point Checklist | Self Employed Success

Managing Your Website Redesign Project - 22 Point Checklist | Self Employed Success | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
I know many of you are thinking it's time to redesign your website, but you don't know where to start or how to manage the project. Let me share my experience with you in hopes that it will make your website redesign process smooth and efficient.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

A good article on seeing if your website is ready for a redesign.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

How Good are Your Communication Skills? - Communication Skills Training from MindTools.com

How Good are Your Communication Skills? - Communication Skills Training from MindTools.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Take this test to see how well you communicate, then use our tools and strategies to improve your communications skills.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

Another good tool to review you own communication skills and ways to improve what you do.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Working in a Virtual Team - Career Development Skills From MindTools.com

Working in a Virtual Team - Career Development Skills From MindTools.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Learn how to work successfully in a virtual team.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good article on working in a virtual team. It gives you solid ways of creating ant the teams and it also provides you with tools o use in the selection process. It gives ou good online tools to make virtual teaming easier.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Business Startup Cost Calculator

Calculate your business startup costs so you know how much money you need to get your small business or home business started and run it until it becomes profitable.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good tool for helping review cost of starting your business or assisting others who are in the process of starting a business.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

How to Create a Project Management Schedule

How to Create a Project Management Schedule | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Knowing how to produce a good project schedule is a critical skill for project managers. Here’s our quick guide to producing the perfect project schedule.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is an excellent reminder of the things you should be doing with project management. If you are using a project management software it works and if not it still works. I have worked with project management for many years even before we had software to do it and I know how effective the steps can be in planning a good project.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Tracking Down Time-Wasters

The author of What to Do When There's Too Much to Do lists 9 common time-wasters at work.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good article to help you review how you are spending your time.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

20 Questions to Know Yourself Better and Unlock the Immense Potential Within - by Dumb Little Man

20 Questions to Know Yourself Better and Unlock the Immense Potential Within - by Dumb Little Man | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good article o help you look at yourself and decide what areas you need to strengthen and what areas you should review and redevelop.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Boost Your Interpersonal Savvy - CCL e-Newsletter July 2013

Boost Your Interpersonal Savvy - CCL e-Newsletter July 2013 | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
How strong are your people skills? Do they come easily to you or do you get dinged on interpersonal skills in performance reviews?
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

A good way to review your own interpersonal skills.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

5 Ways We do the Work/Life Juggle - CCL e-Newsletter July 2013

5 Ways We do the Work/Life Juggle - CCL e-Newsletter July 2013 | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Everybody does it. We juggle roles, responsibilities and relationships. What we juggle and how fast might be different — but most of us have a lot going on.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good article for all the professionals who are trying to maintain a productive work life and a life outside of work. It is an easy read and makes a lot of good points.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Tips For Success: How to Create a Face-to-Face Networking Plan - by Dumb Little Man

Tips For Success: How to Create a Face-to-Face Networking Plan - by Dumb Little Man | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

Good tips for people new to networking and great refresher for those you attend many networking events.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

27 Cool Twitter Tricks for 2013 - BrandonGaille.com

27 Cool Twitter Tricks for 2013 - BrandonGaille.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
A list of over 20 Twitter tricks to use when starting a new page to optimize your page and save time.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

These are good tips for using Twitter. If you are a user of Twitter, then this well worth your time to check out.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

LinkedIn Contacts: 9 Steps To Using The New LinkedIn Contacts

LinkedIn Contacts: 9 Steps To Using The New LinkedIn Contacts | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
LinkedIn Contacts is a recent update that every business and sales professional will be thrilled to learn about with its incredible CRM-like features.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Team Charters - Team Management Training from MindTools.com

Team Charters - Team Management Training from MindTools.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Learn how to use team charters to set teams off in the right direction, and maximize their eventual success.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good article on teams. It is worth taking the time to read.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

The 7Cs of Communication Checklist - Communication Skills from MindTools.com

The 7Cs of Communication Checklist - Communication Skills from MindTools.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Clear and effective communications improve productivity. Use our 7 Cs of Communication checklist to improve your communication.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

An opportunity for you to review your skills and decide if you are being clear in your communications.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

How to Market Your Business With A Low Budget - SiteProNews

How to Market Your Business With A Low Budget - SiteProNews | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
No matter what size your business is, everyone knows the value of developing a web presence. But like most investments, online marketing can be risky and e
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

Good article on marketing for small businesses. Great tips and easy tips to follow.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Mentoring, Coaching and Counseling - (3899)

Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good video and text on mentoring, coaching and counseling in business. It is worth the time to watch.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

The Ultimate Goal Setting Guide

The Ultimate Goal Setting Guide | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Only 20% of population set goals. 70% of them fail. Here are some stats: 99% of people believe that goal setting is important to attain better in life, yet
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good easy to follow guide to setting goals. Many of us do not set written goals even though research shows that those that do are more successful. This makes the porcess easy. Share it with others.

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

7 Must-Have Online Tools for Businesses - SiteProNews

7 Must-Have Online Tools for Businesses - SiteProNews | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Running a business, no matter how large or small, takes a tremendous amount of savvy organization skills. It takes a New York minute for your operation to
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good set of tools for business. I have used some of them and they do make business work easier.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Networking: 10 Easy Steps to Get More Customers

If you go to networking functions with the idea that you have to sell yourself, you're doing it wrong. Networking is about meeting others and building relationships. Here are ten steps to get the most from your networking.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good article to review how you are doing your networking. Plain, smiple and easy to follow.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Leverage - Time Management Training from MindTools.com

Leverage - Time Management Training from MindTools.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
There are only so many hours in the day, and there's only so much you can know. Learn how to leverage your time, knowledge and resources to make the very most of the opportunities open to you!
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

A good article on leverageing your time and effort for greater success.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

10 Tips for Successful Business Networking

10 Tips for Successful Business Networking | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Want to make your business networking more effective? Here are ten tips to keep in mind.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

Good review of how to increase your business networking effectiveness. It is an easy read with lots of good information.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Creating a Positive View of Change - (4251)

Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good video on creating change. It iw well worth the few minutes it takes to listen to it.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

Social Selling: 5 Steps To Leverage LinkedIn For Sales

Social Selling: 5 Steps To Leverage LinkedIn For Sales | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Are you wondering how to get more business from social media? Discover the 5 simple steps to social selling using LinkedIn.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is an excellent article on a step by step apporact to using Linkedin to create new business opportunities...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

The Simplex Process - Problem Solving Training from MindTools.com

The Simplex Process - Problem Solving Training from MindTools.com | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
This powerful step-by-step process helps you identify and solve problems robustly and creatively.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good overall process for reviewing problem solving. It provies a step my step approach with tips and tools to assist in solviing problems and coming up with creative solutions.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lonnie Juarez
Scoop.it!

5 Terms Every Project Manager Should Know

5 Terms Every Project Manager Should Know | Small Business and Social Media | Scoop.it
Project management has a language all to itself. Here's 5 of the most common project management terms you’ll hear every day as a project manager.
Lonnie Juarez's insight:

This is a good article for those people who are working with projects and project schedules. It is a good review for those who are actively engaged as project manangers.

more...
No comment yet.