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Women in Business Tip: Is Your Cell Phone Hurting Your Image?
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Who cares what mobile phone you use? The truth is, even if no one ever says anything to your face, it’s likely someone is noticing your phone and making a judgment—especially other women. In a recent uSell.com survey, 60 percent of females (compared to 50 percent of males) said they judge a person during a business meeting based on their phone model and condition. And it doesn’t end there: 55 percent of respondents say that if a business meeting participant pulls out a damaged or outdated cell phone, this negatively affects their impression of him or her. More than 80 percent of people say they judge a person to be “frugal,” “not tech savvy” or “old” if they carry an older model cell phone­­. 

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Rieva Lesonsky

Rieva Lesonsky

Rieva Lesonsky is CEO of GrowBiz Media, a media and custom content company focusing on small business and entrepreneurship. Email Rieva at rieva@smallbizdaily.com, follow her on Google+ and Twitter.com/Rieva, and visit her website, SmallBizDaily.com, to get the scoop on business trends and sign up for Rieva’s free TrendCast reports.
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