3 Tips to Accelerate Your Business on Social Media -- As a social media professional, I often hear my clients’ hesitation when approached regarding ways to use social media for their business’ benefit. This is understandable, considering social media can be a major time sucker when not used properly. To ensure your time is being used wisely on social media platforms, I have developed a list of 3 tips to accelerate your business on social media.
Social Media Is Not Just Entertainment! -- Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, Google+… Come on, let’s face it. They’re time suckers. We go on when we’re bored or stressed, or perhaps when we’re trying to stay awake after a heavy lunch. But folks, social media is not just entertainment – It can make or break your business!
Favorite Things: Fall 2013 -- It doesn’t matter whether or not you are a business owner – I’m pretty confident you come in contact with new tools and services on a daily basis. If you’re like me you like to read reviews before you invest time and/or money on new products. Following are my thoughts on a few new (to me at least) products I’ve encountered in the past three months and my favorite things about them.
The True Value of Stellar Customer Service -- When is the last time you called a FREE technical support hotline and received THREE HOURS (no joke) of quality, non-hostile, non-condescending support? Before today, I would have to say NEVER! Vipin, my tech support representative was extremely patient and level-headed, despite the fact that there was no resolution to my problem even three hours later.
Klout Score: What You Need to Know -- Sutton Creative Studios -- Last week I posted a discussion about Klout scores on several LinkedIn groups. From those who responded it quickly became clear that business owners in general have little-to-no knowledge about what a Klout score is or what their Klout score should be. (Read More)
Before You Click Send - Sutton Creative Studios -- In the midst of writing blog articles, emails or even a proposal for a project, it is very easy to get caught up in the act of writing. It’s even easier to get caught up in the emotions of writing, especially when emailing. For this reason, before you click send it is very important to follow a few rules, especially as a business owner. (Read more)
When to Push Delete -- Like this article if this sounds like you – Your email inbox would be spilling on to the floor if it contained paper mail, and the number flashing at you from the corner of your screen is more than a little intimidating. Is that number four or five digits long? I can’t imagine the lump in your throat if it’s the latter. An important characteristic of a successful business owner is knowing when to push delete.
See That Button Over There? -- Hey you… Yea, you. The one reading our FABULOUS blog right now. (Thank you for that by the way). Look to the right this article, just below the “Search” box. Do you see that button over there? The one that says Subscribe?
Infusionsoft Aha Moment #1 – Clean Up Your Tags -- Sutton Creative Studios -- This is embarrassing. As an Infusionsoft Certified Partner you would think that I would have had my tags on Infusionsoft under more control. Nope, not me. Following another “Aha!” moment this morning, it became abundantly clear that Infusionsoft was telling me “Clean Up Your Tags, Kim!” (Read More)