Why Your Business Needs a Web Presence

Did you know that when someone first meets you they form a lasting first impression within seven seconds tops?  The same holds true for your website.  First impressions count. Your website is a powerful marketing tool. A well-maintained website can help you gain a competitive advantage in your … Read more about Why Your Business Needs a Web Presence

Working More Efficiently With Keyboard Shortcuts.

Everyone is trying to find more hours in the day to get work done  If you are like me then you are trying to optimize your time online and on your computer and find shortcuts to make every keystroke more efficient.  Have you tried adopting keyboard shortcuts?  You save so much and … Read more about Working More Efficiently With Keyboard Shortcuts.

Career Tips We Should All Embrace.

Speaking at American University’s Key Executive Leadership program’s FedTalks Speaker Series recently – presented by the School of Public Affairs as “Women and the Future, revisited” - Gwendolyn Sykes and Zina B. Sutch, Ph.D. shared stories of the winding roads that took them to positions of … Read more about Career Tips We Should All Embrace.

Working 1099

I will bet there are plenty of folks who don't know why I mean by this title. Working 1099? What's that? Have you truly lost it this time Cindy? We've heard of working 9 to 5, heck they even wrote a song about that. For those of you who don't already know, when you get a job at a business and … Read more about Working 1099

On Line Shopping- Here to Stay

On my laptop, as I begin typing Amazon, up pops Amazon Prime, with the login and password screen pre filled..just ready for me to shop and shop and shop. I find myself thinking, gee, I need some more of that coffee I really like. I look it up in my orders history, and I buy it with just one … Read more about On Line Shopping- Here to Stay

A Good Way to Get Your Website Noticed

  How do you get your website noticed? How do prospective customers know that you have great business savvy? You Blog.. I think so many people get confused about exactly what a blog is, so I will just say this. It's a story. It can be fictional, it can be factual, it can be happy or sad, … Read more about A Good Way to Get Your Website Noticed

Not All Website Designers Are The Same

I attended a networking meeting last week and a fellow website and social media marketer asked me an interesting question. He said, " Which theme to you use for the sites you build at Social Cindy?" At first I was confused. We don't use "a theme". At Social Cindy we purchased a whole family of … Read more about Not All Website Designers Are The Same

Barter and Business

Social Cindy has just begun working with Liz Bowler at Itex Barter and we are excited. Periodically, throughout the years, we have traded services with other companies versus paying for them. It usually works out pretty well, but after having heard Liz speak at several networking events here in the … Read more about Barter and Business

What Happens at a Networking Meeting Should Not Stay at a Networking Meeting

At Social Cindy, we understand that sitting all day, every day, can turn us into something akin to a robot. We also know that the greatest source of our inspiration often comes from the people we meet out in the world. To that end, we make an effort to turn off our laptops and head out to meet … Read more about What Happens at a Networking Meeting Should Not Stay at a Networking Meeting

I Saw Your Website

Your business line rings, you answer with a cheerful greeting and if the voice on the line isn't familiar, perhaps you ask the person " How did you hear about us?" The answer might be, Fred Smith gave me your name, or it could be, I found your website online and I liked what I saw and decided to … Read more about I Saw Your Website

The Power of Websites

Remember growing up and every family had a set of encyclopedias, those days are long gone.. We live in a world where people are more dependent on search engines like Google, People often tell me that it's word of mouth and referrals that drive the majority of their business, but what they are … Read more about The Power of Websites