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Connecting With Clients Through a Greater Purpose
Entrepreneurship, Lori Saitz, Women In Business
Connecting With Clients Through a Greater Purpose
16 September 2010

September is National Literacy Month and part of my company’s mission is to contribute a portion of profits to literacy organizations. I mean, can you IMAGINE not being able to read?! Almost 800 million people worldwide are illiterate. I can go on and on, but this article is not so much about my passion for increasing worldwide literacy. Read more…

Will You Join Our Village?
Community Building,Women In Business
Will You Join Our Village?
17 June 2010

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Women Grow Business, it’s that it’s a growing, warm and welcoming village. In that, it “takes a village… ” etc. Read more…

Taking Over the Reins at WGBiz: The Power of Community
Community Building, Leadership, Shonali Burke
Taking Over the Reins at WGBiz: The Power of Community
27 January 2010

It’s funny where life will take you. If you’d told me, 10 years ago, that not only would I be living and working in the capital of a world superpower, I’d have giggled. If you’d told me, five years ago, how incredibly important social media would become to my life, I’d have raised my eyebrows. Read more…

Chief Troublemaker and Top Tips for a Great Facebook Fan Page
Joanna Pineda, Resources, social media
Chief Troublemaker and Top Tips for a Great Facebook Fan Page
21 December 2009

Over the past year or so, I’ve seen more and more non-profits and companies create Facebook fan pages for their organizations. Facebook calls fan pages “a customizable presence for an organization, product, or public personality to join the conversation with Facebook users. ” Fan pages are great because they are designed for organizations, but they work a lot like personal pages. Read more…

Community Building Breakthroughs: Got Empathy?
Community Building,Terri Holley
Community Building Breakthroughs:  Got Empathy?
10 November 2009

My daughter is a tween who just started middle school. Every school day she wakes up to live in her world. I am a women in my mid-40’s and I run a small business. Read more…

Community Building Breakthroughs: 4 Ways to Listen (and Understand)
Community Building,Terri Holley
Community Building Breakthroughs:  4 Ways to Listen (and Understand)
8 October 2009

Marketers who listen gain valuable information regarding the perception and authority of their brand. As such, sophisticated tools have emerged to give marketers a premium seat at the water cooler. Google the words “listening” and “social media” and you’ll get hundreds of search results relevant to the topic. Read more…

The Chief Troublemaker Asks: Who’s Afraid of User-Generated Content?
Joanna Pineda,social media
The Chief Troublemaker Asks:  Who's Afraid of User-Generated Content?
17 September 2009

From homemade movies on YouTube, to movie and book reviews, comments on blogs, and entries in Wikipedia, user-generated content (UGC) has changed the Web forever. I can’t imagine the Amazon shopping experience without comments and ratings from other moms, the posts from the 500 or so people I follow on Twitter could keep me occupied and interested all day, and I thank God every day for the thousands of homemade Thomas the Tank Engine movies on YouTube that keep my five-year old enthralled on a rainy day. Mashable reported that more than 82 million people in the US created content online in 2008. Read more…

Need a Community Platform for Your Nonprofit? NING is Your Answer.
Resources, social media, Women In Business
Need a Community Platform for Your Nonprofit? NING is Your Answer.
26 January 2009

Guest post from Beth J Bates. Beth consults with businesses and nonprofits on social media tool selection and strategy and helps her clients find effective ways to leverage these new mediums to meet marketing goals. Cultivating a cause is about supporting a community. Read more…

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