Cool Apps: Google Forms

Posted on 09. Feb, 2017 by in Marketing Tips, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Do you ever need to collect information from your customers?  There are many ways to do it: a form in Microsoft Word®, a fillable PDF, and a Web form are all very common.  Less common but slicker than the rest is the option of using Google Forms. You’ll need a Google ID, and most people […]

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Cool Tech Tools: Cloud Storage

Posted on 20. Jun, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Have you ever wished you didn’t have to buy yet another server?  Do you have to delete old files on your hard drive to make room for new ones?  If disk space is an issue in your company, the good news is there may be a better and cheaper way:  cloud storage. You might think […]

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Separating Business from Personal in Facebook

Posted on 13. Jun, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, Marketing Tips, My Favorite Things, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Do you love using Facebook with your friends but know you’re missing out by not using it in business?  Do you feel guilty when you post a business promotion and would prefer not to bug your friends? The good news is there’s an easy way to separate Facebook personal use from business within your personal […]

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How Pinterest and Instagram Can Make You Money

Posted on 27. Apr, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, Marketing Tips, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

There’s a visual side to every business, and Pinterest and Instagram, which are social media applications, can show your customers and prospects what your business looks like form day to day.  Plus, you can have some real fun with it. Pinterest allows people to post graphics to online bulletin boards and share them with others.  […]

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Cool Tech Tools: Boost Team Collaboration with Slack

Posted on 03. Mar, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Slack is a relatively new collaboration tool that is designed to cut down on emails among team members and boost productivity.  It provides messaging by topic or channel so that threads of communication can be streamlined and accessed easily. Slack is a searchable messaging portal that allows document sharing from a team member’s computer or […]

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Introducing Periscope

Posted on 10. Sep, 2015 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Marketing Tips, Misc. Articles, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking, VirtualConnections Newsletter

It seems everywhere you turn you are hearing about Periscope. So what is Periscope? Periscope is a new social mobile app allowing you to stream live video from your phone to anyone who wants to watch. As a viewer, you can now see the world in real time through someone else’s eyes. As a broadcaster, […]

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Tumblr: What is it?

Posted on 21. Feb, 2014 by in Social Networking

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Follow the world’s creators “Tumblr lets you share everything” Source: Tumblr website   When Yahoo announced the $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr a couple of months ago, most over 40 years old said, “What is Tumblr?”, while those under 25 may have let out a loud groan. So what is Tumblr, and why should you […]

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How to Use LinkedIn for Leads

Posted on 02. Oct, 2013 by in Social Networking, VirtualConnections Newsletter

Guest post by Susan Tucker, Get Susan Marketing LLC I’ll bet you didn’t know that LinkedIn is 277% better for lead generation than other social networks. Long gone are the days of simply uploading your resume and leaving it at that. LinkedIn has become a living, breathing, lead-generating machine for professionals from all walks of life […]

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Google’s Newest Product: Google +

Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 by in Social Networking, VirtualConnections Newsletter, Website Resource, Windows Resources/Tips

You probably have been seeing the term Google + around the internet lately and wonder what Google’s latest venture is all about. Google + is Google’s new social web interface. Access to Google + is by invitation only and you must have a gmail account. A few features of Google +: Circles: Circles are your […]

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Social Media: How to Use Facebook Insights to Determine Your Marketing Success

Posted on 14. Jun, 2011 by in Social Networking, VirtualConnections Newsletter

By Sharon Tousley, THSS Social Media Manager You’ve certainly heard of, and are most likely participating in, the social media wave that has been going on for the past few years. Like it or not, social media has become a key component of most business marketing strategies… and why not? It’s free! Although it’s free, […]

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