Category Archives: Referrals

Building a Community Online: Introducing Spreecast


There are a number of ways to launch your own live video stream or have your own online TV show. Google+ has Hangout’s where you can video chat with up to nine other people, plus you can stream live onto … Continue reading

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The Journal: New Experiences and Life Lessons


  Did you learning anything this week?

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A Quick Guide to Understanding the Open Rate of Email Marketing


Email marketing is a sticky tactic if you do not use it effectively. There are certain ways to read the numbers that will give you a better understanding of the influence you are having on your community. Recently, the EVP at … Continue reading

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3 Easy Steps to Increase Traffic


To have a powerful message with a crisp, clean design is just not enough to accomplish your goals. Unless your goals are to look pretty, to communicate effectively, and not be noticed. Traffic is the key ingredient for success on the … Continue reading

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Two B’s That Stand for Business


I am a mobile professional. My office is in Palatine. I live in Wicker Park. In the city is where I conduct most of my business. For the past couple of months, I have had discussions with entrepreneurs, salespeople, business … Continue reading

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The Essential Guide to the New Search


Google. Bing. Yahoo. Ask. Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Google+. Pinterest. YouTube. Tumblr. WordPress. Blogger. Yelp. Salesforce. Data.com. And I could go on. These are all sites that offer search capabilities. Some of them generate over a billion search queries a month. … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways to Stand Out on LinkedIn


Today, you need all the help you can get to stand out and separate yourself (or your business) from the competition. The internet has produced a very well-educated and informed customer, who knows more about the product or service than … Continue reading

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Must Follow: Organizations That Help You Grow Your Business


This week’s Must Follow segment highlight’s some of the most outstanding organizations in the Chicagoland area. If you are looking to expand your business development efforts or learn about entrepreneurship or get tapped into the technology community, these are the organizations you … Continue reading

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Must Follow: Chicago Women in Technology


Everyone, at least who is on Twitter, knows what #followfridays is. For the non-tweeters out there, I’ll explain. Someone, like a genius, had the idea to start a chat on Twitter called follow Fridays. On that day, everyone tweets out … Continue reading

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Feedback


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Getting insight on how people perceive you, is an important factor for building a brand and for business development. The best way to get better is to receive the honest and brutal truth. If you are acting like an ass, people should tell you, nicely. That is the only way you can improve.

Giving is as important.

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