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Punctuation is being over used in emails. When you want to show excitement or draw attention to something, you automatically want to use an explanation point! Readers may not put the excitement in when reading your text. Instead of focusing on the punctuation to do the work for you, focus on quality content that reinforces [...]
This sounds like an easy tip doesn’t it? However many people skip this key element in their emails. I receive a lot of email with many telling me about what they do, how they can help me and then nothing. Am I supposed to email them, call them, fill out a form, go to website [...]
Greg Myer, the 26-year-old owner of a CertaPro Painters franchise outside St. Louis in Kirkwood, Missouri, in an undated photo. Deborah L. Cohen covers small business for Reuters.com. She recently wrote a piece on how on young entrepreneurs are drawn to franchises. She interviews several young, twenty-something franchisees. This piece really explains that franchises are [...]
I came across this great article about Social Media and the workplace. I found this to be very interesting since I have been in this situation. Where I was in a growing company and we were suppose to embrace all new media yet it was frowned upon to be on MySpace or social websites during [...]
Many people can attest that networking is a contributor to the success of a business professional’s endeavors. And, with the current economic challenges, professionals are taking advantage of this low-cost way to build new relationships that can lead to business opportunities. Business networking is a form of marketing, even though it can be fun and [...]