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Exciting Announcement- New Job!

Well it’s certainly been a hot minute since I posted. I’ve been sort of in limbo, with things very much up in the air since I stopped writing. Last time I posted I was starting CaptivateQC, my own marketing consulting

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Business start-up update: Moving ahead, slowly but somewhat surely

If I had it my way I’d already have my marketing tools (website, business cards, etc) and I’d be out working with clients. Unfortunately I’m learning that starting a business requires plenty of patience or lots of money to expedite

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Posted in Business start up, job search

Introducing: CaptivateQC

I finally landed on a name for my business. I went through a magazine and wrote down all the words that appealed to me, cut them out, and arranged them on a piece of paper then went through narrowing it

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Posted in Business start up, social media

How Successful Social Media Marketing and Job Hunting Are Alike

Blogging regularly on the subject of social media and my job search has helped me realize some of their similarities. While they are two very different activities, doing them well can require some of the same principles. Know how to

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Posted in job search, Marketing Thoughts, social media

Learning Social Media- Teaching My Mom Facebook

“There’re a lot of social media sites out there” Understatement of the year? Starting up on a new social media platform can be daunting, even for the experienced social media-ite. But what if you still hadn’t caved in and started

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Posted in social media

Twitter, the Modern Day “Comment Card” for Brands

According to an article by Jay Baer research shows that “42% of consumers complaining in social media expect 60 minute response time”. That’s a pretty lofty expectation from my point of view but definitely warrants some attention from brand managers. Considering the desired response

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Posted in Marketing Thoughts, social media

Me, as a Brand.

Finding brands that work together in order to start working together   So I got my new business cards in the mail yesterday. I wanted business cards not only as an efficient way of passing along my contact information but

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Posted in job search

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