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LinkedIn recently revamped its company pages, adding features like updates and improved product and service descriptions that mean these pages are now just as useful for consultants as they are for large companies. LinkedIn also provides some very helpful information on how to set one up, segment your market, and add product and service descriptions, [...]
About.me is a free online service (owned by AOL, of all people) that lets you easily create an attractive “landing page” for yourself with links to your website and social media profiles. The links demonstrate the importance of having a custom favicon–guess Judy had better make us one for BACN! More importantly, the recommended background [...]
Authors rave about Scrivener, the versatile and affordable more-than-word-processing tool from Literature and Latte. Features include a corkboard for arranging virtual index cards, a colorful outliner, both text and WYSIWIG editors, full-screen mode, snapshots and backups, templates for fiction, non-fiction, screenplays, and easy output to e-book formats. The only Microsoft Word feature it doesn’t have [...]
For the April 2012 Bits & Bytes segment, Terry Gault demonstrated the proper use of a microphone. Eat it! Eat the microphone. Put it right up to your mouth so that your voice hits the head of the microphone straight on. SingWise Microphone Technique guide Listen Listen to hear if your voice is clarly [...]
You can use the Google+ social network for free videoconferencing with screen sharing. It now incorporates Google Docs as well as chat and the ability to watch YouTube videos and SlideShare presentations, and Google is rolling out a record-to-YouTube feature. At present Hangouts are limited to 10 cameras, though it’s possible to have more participants [...]
BACN member and image consultant Karen Solomon of Success Appeal stepped in to give BACN members some tips on how to create a good first impression. And yes, cowboy boots and jeans can be part of that. 7 Tips for a Great First Impression View more presentations from Bay Area Consultants Network