Hello, I’m Ellen! It’s a hot Friday in most places across the country... I know I can sure use some ice cream. While we all know how to introduce ourselves, it’s always good to get feedback, click here for some insights from BNET.
Now I know we are all winners here, but every once in a while something may not work out in our favor and we lose a little of our self-confidence, so click here for a short read to give yourself a boost.
This article caught my eyes… five ways to improve your website. Click here to get the tips from Entrepreneur magazine. In this blog, we have stressed a number of times the importance for a small business to have a website. If your business does not have a website, please set one up today. Do not be one of the 40 percent of small businesses that do not have a website. Verizon can help and offers Verizon Websites powered by Intuit, an easy do-it-yourself website building software… I say no more on this issue.
Onward and forward, for those of you who are social media savvy check out this article to see if Google+ is the ultimate content marketing platform. Here’s another article where Google+ is compared to ‘boring’ Twitter.
Next week, I’ll host another free webinar presented by the Verizon Small Business Center featuring Jennifer Prosek, author of Army of Entrepreneurs. Jen will give insights into how to motivate your employees and how to keep talent in the pipeline… just because you are not hiring today doesn’t mean you won’t hire tomorrow. To register for this live free webinar click here or go to http://bit.ly/p2G7Hw.
In the event you are a horrible boss – which I’m sure you are not – there are ways to reform. Click here to read this article from Fast Company.
As always, happy reading and stay cool!