Newsletters

Volume 188 – 15Nov2017

  • 10 Google Ranking Factors Every Website Must Focus On In 2017
  • 13 Stock Video, Stock Image, and Stock Audio Resources for Creators and Marketers
  • 2018 Marketing Predictions From The C-Suite

Volume 187 – 01Nov2017

  • 8 Steps to Spice Up Your Brand’s Voice
  • How to Legally Leverage User-Generated Content in Your Marketing
  • 6 Cost-Cutting Habits Every Freelancer Should Develop

Volume 186 – 15Oct2017

  • 4 Ways to Prepare Your Marketing for the Upcoming Holiday Season
  • How to Legally Reshare Instagram Posts
  • When is the Best Time to Send an E-Mail Marketing Campaign?

Volume 185 – 01Oct2017

  • 20 LinkedIn Do’s and Don’ts From Digital Marketing Pros
  • How to Use Your LinkedIn “Following” List for Marketing Outreach
  • 5 Simple Tips for Small Business to Boost Social Shares

Volume 184 – 15Sep2017

  • 7 Steps to Grow a Blog Post
  • 11 Call to Action Hacks to Boost Clicks and Conversions
  • 15 Of The Best Social Media Monitoring Tools You Can Use In 2017

Volume 183 – 01Sep2017

  • 5 Steps To Get Customers With Facebook Ads
  • 5 Online Marketing Challenges New Businesses Face
  • Snapchat, Amazon Move to Woo Influencers With New Programs

Volume 182 – 15Aug2017

  • 24 Experts Share How to Avoid Big Mistakes in Content Marketing
  • The Simple Twitter Growth Approach All Influencers Use
  • How to Link From Your Content to Build Leads and Connections

Volume 181 – 01Aug2017

  • The Four Cardinal Sins of Social Media Marketing
  • Bored with Your Blog? These 10 Tips Will Make You Fall in Love Again
  • 3 Important SEO Steps to Take Right Away

Volume 180 – 15Jul2017

  • 10 Easy Tips for Professional Audio Quality
  • How to Build a Sustainable Social Marketing Strategy
  • 4 Ways to Beat Your Competition With The Power of Content Marketing

Volume 179 – 01Jul2017

  • A Content Marketer’s Guide to Facebook Live Streaming
  • 3 Keys to the Right Domain Name for Building a Brand
  • 3 Ways to Easily Caption a Social Media Video

Volume 178 – 15Jun2017

  • The Top 5 Mistakes We All Make While Networking
  • Facebook Releases New Report on Shifting Consumer Behaviors and How to Maximize Your Marketing Efforts
  • 5 Signs It’s Time to Stop Your Content Marketing Campaign

Volume 177 – 01Jun2017

  • How to Reduce Small Business Expenses with Free
    Open Source Tools
  • 7 CEOs’ Secrets for Running More Productive Meetings
  • 5 Tips to Improve your Snapchat Marketing

Volume 176 – 15May2017

  • 7 Ways to Create Great Content
  • 4 Reasons Why Using Instagram Has Become a Marketing Necessity
  • 4 Tips to Keep Your Brand Coherent Across Platforms

Volume 175 – 01May2017

  • How to Create a Social Media Marketing Content Plan in 7 Steps
  • 60 Experts Reveal Top 3 Tools to Grow Your Email List
  • How to Conduct a Social Media Audit

Volume 174 – 15Apr2017

  • 8 Calls to Action that Initiate New Relationships with Customers and Collaborators
  • 10 Social Media Profile Tips for Sales Professionals
  • To Achieve Success, You Have to Move Past Working 9 – 5

Volume 173 – 01Apr2017

  • Breakfast, Business & More, April 11, 2017
  • Facebook Announces Launch of Snapchat-Like Stories in their Main App
  • Networking and Need a Favor? Follow These 5 Steps to Get a Response

Volume 172 – 15Mar2017

  • 3 Simple and Effective Keyword Research Tips
  • LinkedIn Adds Photo Editing Tools and Filters for Profile Images
  • 5 Proven Strategies to Break Out With Your New Business

Volume 171 – 01Mar2017

  • DSM – 1 Million Cups
  • 6 Tips on Running Micro-Influencer Campaigns
  • 5 Secrets to Writing Sales Emails That Prospects Will Reply To

Volume 170 – 15Feb2017

  • Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX)
  • 71 Instagram Tools to Skyrocket Your Social Media Marketing
  • How to Improve Your Pinterest Visibility and Engagement

Volume 169 – 01Feb2017

  • Association Management Services
  • 20 Gmail Hacks Only Savvy Users Know
  • 5 Snapchat Metrics to Improve Your Snapchat Marketing

Volume 168 – 15Jan2017

  • How To Work Only 40 Hours A Week This Year
  • 9 Misconceptions About Social Media Marketing Automation
  • 10 Ways To Smash Your Personal Branding In 2017

Volume 167 – 01Jan2017

  • 10 Productivity Resolutions to Simplify Your Workday All Year Long
  • How to Use Instagram Live
  • 10 “Go To” Questions That Make You Look Smart

Volume 166 – 15Dec2016

  • How to Use Autoresponders to Fast Track Engagement & Profit
  • Four Reasons You Hate Networking And What To Do Instead
  • A Complete List of Facebook’s Misreported Metrics And What They Mean

Volume 165 – 1Dec2016

  • 2016 Iowa Prevention Conference
  • 8 Social WordPress Plugins to Improve Your Blog
  • Use This 5-Part Checklist to Tell if You’re Overcommunicating

Volume 164 – 15Nov2016

  • 8 Productivity Experts Reveal the Secret Benefits of their Morning Routines
  • Getting More Traffic, Links, and Shares to Your Content
  • 4 Ways to Improve your Facebook Ad Results

Volume 163 – 01Nov2016

  • Breakfast, Business & More, January 10, 2017
  • 5 Practical Social Media Marketing Strategies That All eCommerce Sellers Must Know
  • Build Landing Pages that Convert with These 3 Smart Steps

Volume 162 – 15Oct2016

  • Metro Business Friends Networking Group
  • 7 Ways to Optimize Your Content and Maximize Social Media Shares
  • 5 Steps to Generate More LinkedIn Sales Leads

Volume 161 – 01Oct2016

  • Breakfast, Business and More, October 11, 2016
  • 5 Common Social Media Myths Debunked
  • 4 Pinterest Tips to Reach a Local Audience

Volume 160 – 15Sep2016

  • 7 Social Media Tools You Can’t Live Without
  • 8 Incredibly Simple Ways to Get More People to Read Your Content
  • 8 Tips on How to Deal with Negativity on Social Media

Volume 159 – 1Sep2016

  • 23 Free Tools Recommended for Social Media Data Analysis and Research
  • Announcing New Features for Facebook Slideshow Ads
  • The Ultimate Guide to Gmail Productivity

Volume 158 – 15Aug2016

  • 2016 Iowa Downtown Conference
  • Ask These 6 Questions to Get a Powerful Testimonial
  • How to Write Marketing Emails that Get Results

Volume 157 – 01Aug2016

  • October 2016 DSM Sushi Rolls
  • SEO Defined in 60 Seconds [Animated Video]
  • How to Create Perfect Posts on Social Platforms

Volume 156 – 15Jul2016

  • Snapchat Introduces New Way to Save Old Snaps
  • How to Handle Different Types of Comments on Social Media
  • 6 Ways to Improve Your Facebook Ads

Volume 155 – 01Jul2016

  • 2016 Iowa Wine Tours
  • Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family
  • Dropbox Announces New Tools To Make Collaboration Easier

Volume 154 – 15Jun2016

  • 2016 Iowa Craft Beer Tour
  • 8 Ways to Use Instagram for Your Business
  • 12 Creative Ways to Use Facebook Cover Images for Business

Volume 154 – 01Jun2016

  • Urbandale Chamber Membership Luncheon
  • How to Add a Services Section to Your Facebook Page
  • 7 Reasons to Start a Blog in 2016 You May Not Have Thought Of

Volume 153 – 15May2016

  • 7 Public Speaking Fundamentals Everyone Must Master
  • A/B Testing Defined in 60 Seconds [Animated Video]
  • 7 Facebook Ad Tips That Will Help Improve Conversions

Volume 152 – 01May2016

  • 6 Myths That Are Killing Your Ability to Get Business from LinkedIn
  • 5 New Facebook Live Video Features for Marketers
  • 8 Powerful Tools to Amplify Traffic and Boost Sales

Volume 151 – 30Apr2016

  • 6 Myths That Are Killing Your Ability to Get Business from LinkedIn
  • 5 New Facebook Live Video Features for Marketers
  • 8 Powerful Tools to Amplify Traffic and Boost Sales

Volume 150 – 15Apr2016

  • The Anatomy of an Optimized Website
  • Work From Home Tips For Efficiency
  • 3 Instagram Analytics Tools for Marketers

Volume 149 – 01Apr2016

  • 3 Reasons Why Blogging is Smart for Business
  • 5 Snapchat Statistics That Prove Its Power
  • Should You Publish Guest Blog Posts on Your Website?

Volume 148 – 15Mar2016

  • 5 Secrets to Monitizing Your LinkedIn Experience
  • Lead Generation – A Complete System
  • How to Pick the Right Social Platforms to Grow Your Sales

Volume 147 – 01Mar2016

  • 16 Twitter Tools for Social Media Marketers
  • The Power of the #Hashtag
  • 4 Tips for Protecting Your Online Reputation

Volume 146 – 15Feb2016

  • 3 Social Media Engagement Techniques That Work
  • 3 Resources to Help Beginners Become Professional Content Marketers
  • 3 Social Media Marketing Options to Consider in 2016

Volume 145 – 01Feb2016

  • Top 16 Most Effective Search Engine Optimization Tips
  • Why Small Businesses Need Strong Logos
  • Social Media Shopping is Coming. Does it Make Sense For Your Business?

Volume 144 – 15Jan2016

  • 5 Steps to Rebuild Your Career Capital This Year
  • How to Generate Leads With Social Media Quizzes
  • Why You Should Create a LinkedIn Company Page

Volume 143 – 01Jan2016

  • How to Be the Person Who Never Misses a Deadline
  • Facebook’s iOS App Now Supports Live Photos
  • 3 Essential Social Media Tools For The CEO

Volume 142 – 15Dec2015

  • The Association for Women in Communications – Des Moines Chapter
  • 5 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Results
  • The State of Email Marketing 2015 [Inforgraphic]

Volume 141 – 01Dec2015

  • Office Hours Goes Digital in 2016!
  • What is the State of Content Marketing for 2015?
  • 6 Tips to Grow Your Pinterest Marketing Results

Volume 140 – 15Nov2015

  • Global Vision Week Panel
  • 4 Tools to Build a Social Media Content Calendar
  • How to Use Social Media to Expand Your Business

Volume 139 – 01Nov2015

  • Drake Divas
  • 50 Free Apps to Make You an Incredibly Productive Person
  • Master Twitter Marketing to Boost Business Profits

Volume 138 – 15Oct2015

  • Book Review: The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People
  • 5 Great Free Gmail Add-Ons to Make You More Productive
  • 5 Reasons You Should Be Advertising on Facebook

Volume 137 – 01Oct2015

  • Christkindlmarket Des Moines Receives City Approval
  • Your Top-to-Bottom Email Checklist: What to Include Before You Hit Send
  • 3 Simple Strategies to Double Your Social Media Results

Volume 136 – 15Sep2015

  • The Business Book Club is Back!
  • 8 Social Media Villains and How to Deal With Them
  • 5 Great Free Apps For Minimizing Your Online Presence

Volume 135 – 01Sep2015

  • 8 Ways to Use Googlee+ Hangouts for Your Business
  • Miles Apart: How Women and Men Use Social Media and Mobile
  • The Mobile First Philosophy (and How to Start Building Your Own Mobile Strategy)

Volume 134 – 15Aug2015

  • Breakfast, Business & More
  • Instagram vs. Facebook: Which is Best for Your Brand
  • Top 10 Qualities of a Great Social Media Manager

Volume 133 – 01Aug2015

  • Breakfast, Business & More
  • The 10 Words You Should Never Use In Your LinkedIn Profile
  • How to Increase the Facebook Visibility of Your Local Business

Volume 132 – 15Jul2015

  • Celebrate Waukee 2015 – A HUGE Success!
  • 10 Ways to Creatively Design Your Business Twitter Profile
  • 6 Strategies for Marketing Your Retail Business Online

Volume 131 – 30Jun2015

  • 2015 Iowa Craft Beer Tour
  • 5 New Ways to Take Your Pinterest Marketing to the Next Level
  • “My Google+ Reviews Have Disappeared!”: Here’s Why – and What to do Next

Volume 130 – 15Jun2015

  • Breakfast, Business & More
  • Social Media Tip: How Brands Can Be More Personable on Social Media
  • With Buyable Pins, Pinterest Finally Adds Built-In Commerce

Volume 129 – 1Jun2015

  • 2015 Mid-America Conference on Fundraising
  • What is Content Marketing? An Explanation in 5 Images
  • How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan

Volume 128 – 15May2015

  • Green Co-Hort Volunteers at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Iowa
  • 132 Social Media Case Studies – Successes and Failures
  • SEO in 2015 – New Methods in Optimizing Content

Volume 127 – 01May2015

  • 2015 Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health
  • The Proper Way to Automate Your Social Media Activities (and 5 Other Best Practices)
  • 5 Things Your Employees Wish They Could Tell You

Volume 126 – 15Apr2015

  • #SMCDSM – The Impact of Social Media to Recruiters, Your Next Employer and The Law
  • How to Get Your Finger on the LinkedIn Pulse, And Keep It There
  • 7 Habits of Highly Persistent People

Volume 125 – 01Apr2015

  • Forty Under 40 Recognition Dinner
  • 26 Blogging Tools to Simplify Your Life: An A-Z List
  • Why You Should Never Cancel Your One-on-one Meetings

Volume 124 – 15Mar2015

  • “Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me” Iowa Premiere
  • 44 Social Media Tools Recommended by the Pros
  • 25 Predictions for What Marketing Will Look Like in 2020

Volume 123 – 01Mar2015

  • SMCDSM – On Pitch: The Evolution of 80/35’s Social Media
  • Are you Overlooking Any (Or All) of These 7 Ways to Build Online Authority with LinkedIn?
  • 29 Tips on How to Succeed With Your Instagram Marketing

Volume 122 – 15Feb2015

  • Des Moines Business Record Forty Under 40 Honors
  • How to Use Facebook Graph Search to Improve Your Marketing
  • How to Use Hashtags for Events and Promotions

Volume 121 – 01Feb2015

  • SMCDSM: For Women, Social Media is More Than “Girl Talk”
  • 9 Personalization Techniques to Match Your Social Media to Your Brand
  • 9 Networking Tips to Make Money on Facebook

Volume 120 – 15Jan2015

  • Des Moines’ Newest Addition: Strudl Haus
  • How to Make the Most of Facebook Mobile Ads
  • 7 Tactics to Connect with Decision Makers on LinkedIn

Volume 119 – 01Jan2015

  • So, I Co-Founded a Non-Profit This Year…
  • 10 Successful Facebook Marketing Examples
  • 5 Tips on Using Social Media to Build Your Personal Brand

Volume 118 – 15Dec2014

  • Is There Such a Thing as an “Event Consultant”?
  • The Ultimate Online Tool List
  • 4 Instagram Tools for Scheduling Instagram Updates

Volume 117 – 01Dec2014

  • Women You Know, Women You Want to Meet
  • 33 Twitter Tips, in 140 Characters or Less
  • 8 Advantages Content can Give You in Business Social Media

Volume 116 – 15Nov2014

  • A Reflection on 5 Years as a Free Agent
  • Workshop: Linkedin 201: How to supersize your Linkedin Profile
  • How to Build a Powerful Network with LinkedIn

Volume 115 – 01Nov2014

  • Workshop: MailChimp E-Newsletter
  • Checklist: 51 Questions to Optimize Every Element of Your Online Copy
  • 5 Ways to Know if Your Idea Could Become a Business

Volume 114 – 15Oct2014

  • Workshop: MailChimp E-Newsletter
  • How to Use Google+ Hashtags for More Exposure
  • How to Increase your Facebook Conversions Using Google Analytics

Volume 113 – 01Oct2014

  • Define Your ShIne: In Living Color
  • The New Habit Challenge: Create a Better To-Do List
  • Mistakes That a Social Media Manager Should Avoid

Volume 112 – 15Sep2014

  • How to Unplug for Two Weeks
  • 8 Essentials to Get the Most Out of Working From Home
  • 5 Tips for Running Successful Social Media Campaigns

Volume 111 – 01Sep2014

  • Workshop: LinkedIn 301: How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile
  • 15 Ways to Approach SEO in the Worst Possible Way
  • 26 Ways to Bring Your Blog to Life

Volume 110 – 15Aug2014

  • Workshop: LinkedIn 301: How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile
  • 3 Twitter Lessons From Brands That Have a Grip on Their Followers
  • Social media speak: The 60 new abbreviations that are dominating the way young people communicate with one another

Volume 109 – 01Aug2014

  • Workshop: LinkedIn 201: How to Supersize Your LinkedIn Profile
  • The 5 Most Common Negotiating Mistakes
  • No Blog Traffic? Here’s a Simple Strategy to Seduce Readers and Win Clients

Volume 108 – 15Jul2014

  • Workshop: LinkedIn 201: How to Supersize Your LinkedIn Profile
  • 9 LinkedIn Marketing Tips from the Pros
  • How to Schedule and Edit Posts Using Facebook

Volume 107 – 01Jul2014

  • Workshop: LinkedIn 201: How to Supersize Your LinkedIn Profile
  • 35 Blogging Tips to Woo Readers and Win Business
  • 5 Social Media Dashboard Benefits to Help Marketers

Volume 106 – 15Jun2014

  • Workshop: LinkedIn 201: How to Supersize Your LinkedIn Profile
  • 12 Ways to Measure Your Marketing Impact
  • The Ultimate Starter Guide to Marketing Your Business on Instagram

Volume 105 – 01Jun2014

  • Workshop: MailChimp E-Newsletter
  • LinkedIn Will Now Rank Your Profile Based on Popularity
  • A Visual Guide to Writing Better Emails

Volume 104 – 15May2014

  • Workshop: MailChimp E-Newsletter
  • 5 Ways Companies in Regulated Industries Can Use Social Media
  • 9 Consultant Skills They Don’t Teach You in Business School

Volume 103 – 01May2014

  • Marketing & Media Panel
  • How to Use Twitter #Hashtags as a Prospecting Tool
  • The Ultimate Marketing Guide to Using SnapChat for Business

Volume 102 – 15Apr2014

  • Workshop: Making the Internet Work For You!
  • 6 Ways User-Generated Content Can Double Your ROI
  • The 4-Step Process You Can Use to Sell ANYTHING on Social Media

Volume 101 – 01Apr2014

  • How did I get here?
  • 10 Steps a Local Business Can Take Today to Improve Search Rankings
  • 15 Tips For Writing an Excellent Email Subject Line

Volume 100 – 15Mar2014

  • Workshop – LinkedIn 301: How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile
  • Why Are You Still Skeptical That Pinterest Can Work For You?
  • 12 Social Business Shifts Markers Must Get Right in 2014

Volume 99 – 01Mar2014

  • February Best of Contemporary Business Solutions
  • 8 Arguments for Companies to Stay Out of Social Media – And Why You Should Ignore Them
  • LinkedIn Opens Publishing Power to All Users

Volume 98 – 15Feb14

  • Book Review: Socialnomics – How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business
  • 3 Reasons Any Company Can Benefit from Social Customer Service
  • How to Drive More Facebook Traffic to Your Website in 5 Easy Steps

Volume 97 – 01Feb14

  • Social Media Workshop – LinkedIn 201
  • Des Moines Area LinkedIn Social sponsored by Confluence Brewing Co. And Tacopacolypse
  • How to Use Facebook Now: Adjusting to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Volume 96 – 15Jan14

  • Social Media Workshops in 2014
  • 11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs
  • Before You Sponsor an Event, Answer These Questions

Volume 95 – 01Jan14

  • Book Review: Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help Not Hype
  • Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable: 5 Tips
  • What Does Your Email Signature Say About You?

Volume 94 – 15Dec13

  • TEDx Des Moines Women Re-Cap
  • 10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)
  • How to Create a Twitter Marketing Strategy that Rocks

Volume 93 – 01Dec13

  • Book Review: Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead
  • 26 Ways to Engage Your Fans on Facebook
  • 7 Ways to Nix Interruptions at Work

Volume 92 – 15Nov13

  • Digital Marketing and Social Media Workshop
  • Charitable Auction to Benefit Mike Wasike Family
  • 18 Social Media Marketing Tips from the Pros

Volume 91 – 01Nov13

  • MailChimp Announces New Price Tiers
  • How to Write a Rockstar Twitter Bio
  • A Facebook Change Parents Need to Know About

Volume 90 – 15Oct2013

  • Pinterest to Start Showing Ads!
  • Twitter’s IPO: What Marketers Need to Know
  • 10 Signs You’re Addicted to Social Media

Volume 89 – 01Oct13

  • Gmail’s New Inbox and Why You Should Care
  • When is the Best Time to Post on Facebook?
  • Is Pinterest Right For Your Brand?

Volume 88 – 15Sep13

  • Polk County Housing Trust Fund (PCHTF) Summer Bus Tour
  • Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie
  • 5 Signs Your Standing in Your Own Way to Success

Volume 87 – 01Sep13

  • Is Linkedin Premium Worth It?
  • 2nd Annual Fall Launch Party
  • Facebook Rolls Out Shared Photo Albums

Volume 86 – 15Aug13

  • Adding Captions to Your YouTube Video
  • From Muppets to Mastery – Core UX Principles from Jim Hensen
  • 10 Tips on How NOT to Use Google+

Volume 85 – 01Aug13

  • Iowa Wine Tour – This is Happening
  • Social Media Club of Des Moines – Board Elections
  • How to Choose the Right Social Media Platform for Your Brand

Volume 84 – 15Jul13

  • I Graduated.
  • 5 Steps to Live Tweeting Success
  • News Reporting in the Social Media Era

Volume 83 – 01Jul13

  • June Best of Contemporary Business Solutions
  • 4 Reasons to Offer Employees Flexible Schedules
  • Business Innovation Zone: Marketing Expert Fields Entrepreneur’s Questions on the Fly

Volume 82 – 15Jun13

  • Book Review: Getting Naked by Patrick Lencioni
  • How to Set Up a Hosted WordPress Site
  • 10 Tips For Writing Content That Ranks [INFOGRAPHIC]

Volume 81 – 01Jun13

  • Book Review: The Trusted Advisor
  • 5 Things You Need to Stop Doing to Your Website
  • Twitter Adds Cards to Help Brands Register Emails

Volume 80 – 15May13

  • Feedly: My New Google Reader
  • Social Media Defined By Kids [VIDEO]
  • Top 10 Ways to be Rude in Business

Volume 79 – 01May13

  • Spring 2013 Community Bus Tour
  • Ribbon Cutting and Open House for Amanda’s House, Center for Grief & Loss
  • 7 Marketing Musts Within 60 Days of Start-Up

Volume 78 – 15Apr13

  • DSM Sushi Roll
  • Polk County Housing Trust Fund Bus Tour
  • Content Marketing Best Practices: 8 Rookie Mistakes

Volume 77 – 01Apr13

  • DSM Networking: dsm Magazine
  • Mars Cafe Panda Mocha Fundraiser
  • 3 Reasons Why Brands Need to Respond to Customer Tweets

Volume 76 – 15Mar13

  • My Urbandale Chamber Membership Maximizing Strategy
  • “Eat Wings, Raise Funds” for Amanda the Panda
  • A Guide on How to Not Suck at Social Media Campaign Marketing

Volume 75 – 01Mar13

  • February Best of Contemporary Business Solutions
  • Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Recruitment Event
  • 7 Reputation Management Mistakes Small Businesses Make When They Join Social Media

Volume 74 – 15Feb13

  • January Best of Contemporary Business Solutions
  • Waveland Park Lodge #654 Breakfast for Amanda the Panda
  • 64 Google+ Content Strategies

Volume 73 – 01Feb13

  • My First GDMLI Work Day
  • A Social Media Marketing Plan Geared Towards Small Businesses
  • Hands on With Facebook Graph Search – Here’s What You Should Know

Volume 72 – 15Jan13

  • Book Review: The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp
  • Top 5 Social Media Blogs You Should Follow
  • Practical Ways to Protect Your Online Privacy

Volume 71 – 01Jan13

  • December Best of Contemporary Business Solutions
  • 7 Reasons Why Your Blog is NOT Generating Leads
  • Social Media A-Z: A Glossary for 2013

Volume 70 – 15Dec12

  • Book Review: Zag – The #1 Strategy of High Performance Brands
  • Is Anti-Virus Software a Waste of Money?
  • 18 Facts About McDonalds That Will Blow Your Mind

Volume 69 – 01Dec12

  • November Best of Contemporary Business Solutions
  • Your Holiday Cards, Sent in Bulk, via Facebook
  • 7 Landmark Tech Laws Passed in 2012

Volume 68 – 15Nov12

  • Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute’s Community Leadership Program
  • Using Social Media to Maximize Your Tradeshow Presence
  • 9 Rules for Serving the Difficult Customer

Volume 67 – 01Nov12

  • October Best of Contemporary Business Solutions
  • SMCDSM Event – The Future of the Marketing Agency
  • Facebook Integration with Dropbox to Power File Sharing within Facebook Groups

Volume 66 – 15Oct12

  • Book Review: Choosing Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni
  • Do You Know How To Price Your Work?
  • 65 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

Volume 65 – 01Oct12

  • Networking Spotlight – Social Media Club of Des Moines
  • 6 LinkedIn Habits to Quit: You’re Not on Facebook Anymore
  • 40+ Social Media Tools for Tradeshows

Volume 64 – 15Sep12

  • How to Pitch Me
  • No New Organic Keywords Means No New Organic Visitors
  • 6 Ways to Prove Yourself as a Young Entrepreneur

Volume 63 – 01Sep12

  • Social Media Club of Des Moines Kick-Off Event
  • East Des Moines/South Des Moines Chamber Luncheon
  • 3 Ways to Simplify Online Marketing

Volume 62 – 15Aug12

  • Where do I network?
  • Should you police employee social media use?
  • Small Business Owners: Here’s How to Manage Your Time

Volume 61 – 01Aug12

  • TEDx Des Moines
  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do on LinkedIn
  • Ikea Adds Augmented Reality to 2013 Catalog

Volume 60 – 15Jul12

  • Iowa tweets to victory in CNBC “Top States” Contest
  • Networking in Des Moines; Women Who Wine

Volume 59 – 01Jul12

  • Book Review: Trust Agents by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith
  • 5 SEO Tricks to Build Your Brand
  • 6 Ways to Make Your Business Likeable on Facebook

Volume 58 – 15Jun12

  • Are You Taking Advantage of the “American Dream”?
  • TEDx Des Moines (x=independently organized TED event)
  • 52 Cool Facts About Social Media – 2012 Edition

Volume 57 – 01Jun12

  • Book Review: Crush It!: Why NOW is the Time to Cash in on your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Ad Campaign Smackdown: Facebook vs. Google
  • Location Revealed for metro’s first Dunkin’ Donuts

Volume 56 – 15May12

  • Book Review: Me 2.0 by Dan Schwabel
  • How to get started with Google+ Hangouts On Air
  • Cloud Services and Your Docs: Know Your Rights!

Volume 55 – 01May12

  • 5 Tips to Becoming a Phone Call Pro!
  • 5 Ways Effective Marketing Makes Your Business Worth More
  • Add Chocolate Connection Networking to your Repertoire

Volume 54 – 15-Apr-12

  • Managing your Email Inbox
  • Get Familiar with Dropbox
  • Freebee Cards

Volume 53 – 01-Apr-12

  • Book Review – Steve Jobs
  • 3 Tools for Managing Meeting Minutes
  • 5 Ways to Get More Traffic with Content Marketing

Volume 52 – 15Mar12

  • Startup Weekend Des Moines Debrief
  • New European-style vinegar, oil, liqueur, spirits and wine shop opening soon in DM
  • 6 Must-Have Social Plugins for Your WordPress Blog

Volume 51 – 01Mar12

  • MailChimp Integration with WordPress
  • Content Marketing: Tips for a No-Fail Strategy
  • 6 Ways to Make People Believe In You

Volume 50 – 15Feb12

  • Book Review: The Blue Zones by Dan Buettner
  • Top 10 Social Media Dashboard Tools
  • 6 Emotions that Make Customers Buy

Volume 49 – 01Feb12

  • Getting the Most out of a Free 30-Minute Consultation
  • Putting the + in Google+
  • 5 Myths About Being a Home-Based Business

Volume 48 – 15Jan12

  • My advice on professional profile photos
  • The most questionable product launches of the year
  • 5 Exceedingly simple ways to to get more traffic to your website

Volume 47 – 01Jan12

  • Do you know about the Secret School of Business?
  • 7 Tools to Manage Social Media Content
  • 6 Ways to Get More Real Twitter Followers

Volume 46 – 15Dec11

  • Des Moines Holiday Gift Ideas
  • Lessons in Leadership from Andy Bernard of the Office
  • Networking Tips from the Inc. 5000

Volume 45 – 01Dec11

  • Cross Post your Google+ Posts to your WordPress Bog
  • Make Daily Deal Sites Pay Off: 4 Steps
  • Join the Young Variety of Des Moines!

Volume 44 – 15Nov11

  • Book Review: improv wisdom
  • Forget Facebook: Four Reasons Your Company Needs a Google+ Page
  • Free Workshop: How to Supersize your LinkedIn profile and put it to good use in your job search

Volume 43 – 01Nov11

  • MailChimp Tip: Test Send
  • The 2011 Crossroads Entertainment Conference
  • 7 Examples of Content Creation

Volume 42 – 15Oct11

  • Book Review: Rework
  • Use Email Marketing and Social Media as Part of an Integrated Marketing Strategy
  • Should We Have Multiple Company Bloggers?

Volume 41 – 01Oct11

  • Book Review: Toy Box Leadership
  • 7 Ways to Make a Mini-Marketing Campaign
  • 8 Simple Tools to Manage and Analyze your Twitter Efforts

Volume 40 – 15Sep11

  • When do you Quit?
  • Nielsen 3Q 2011 Social Media Report is Out

Volume 39 – 01Sep11

  • Meyvn Group Business Book Club Kicks off Fall Schedule
  • 5 Questions to ask in a Big Idea Meeting
  • The A to Z of Blog Post Idea Generation

Volume 38 – 15Aug11

  • Iowa Summit for Women Entrepreneurs
  • 7 Tips for Writing Emails that Won’t Get Deleted
  • Add Downloadable Files to your LinkedIn Profile

Volume 37 – 01Aug11

  • My Take on Google+…So Far
  • 3 Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs a Mobile Strategy
  • Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Volume 36 – 15Jul11

  • Is your organization new to social media? Get familiar with the Now Revolution
  • What’s the Buzz about Google+
  • The Key Element Your LinkedIn Profile is Probably Missing

Volume 35 – 01Jul11

  • Is there a five-second rule online?
  • Don’t like how your LinkedIn profile is organized?

Volume 34 – 15Jun11

  • Using Facebook as your Business’ Fan Page
  • Use Google Calendar to Manage Appointment Slots
  • 6 Easy Ways to Reward your Twitter Followers

Volume 33 – 01Jun11

  • Is Klout your Twitter’s Credit Score?
  • 8 Words that Should Never Appear in your Twitter Bio

Volume 32 – 15May11

  • #140confDM Debrief
  • Facebook launches question-and-answer feature
  • 10 Time Management Tips that Work

Volume 31 – 01May11

  • The Financial Hurdle in Pursuit of your Passion
  • 5 Common Website Blunders Designed to Infuriorate your Customers
  • The Social Media Examiner’s 2011 Social Media Marketing Industry Report is out!

Volume 30 – 15Apr11

  • Book Review: Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
  • 10 Word that Should Never Appear on Your Website
  • 5 Steps to Going Viral on Twitter

Volume 29 – 01Apr11

  • Did You Remember the Milk?
  • If You Get It, Share It
  • LinkedIn Info Nugget

Volume 28 – 15Mar11

  • What are Office Hours?
  • How to Use Facebook’s New Fan Page Features
  • Author Jay Baer to visit Des Moines

Volume 27 – 01Mar11

  • Facebook to Transition to iFrames for Custom Tabs
  • Using Foursquare? Here are 5 Ideas to Fuel your Brand

Volume 26 – 15Feb11

  • How To: Permission Marketing
  • The Straight Dope on Facebook, Twitter and SEO
  • Should I Work For Free?

Volume 25 – 01Feb11

  • How To: Drip Marketing
  • Is Groupon Right for your Business?
  • What I’m reading? How to Think like Leonardo da Vinci by Michael J. Gelb

Volume 24 – 15Jan11

  • How I Generate Blog Ideas
  • ContactMe
  • What I’m reading? The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber

Volume 23 – 01Jan11

  • Do you Dwolla?
  • 7 Steps for Creating a Social Media Marketing Plan

Volume 22 – 15Dec10

  • We’ll Get Back to You After the First of the Year…
  • Non-Profit Spotlight: Culture Inc.
  • Control your Web Time with Minutes Please

Volume 21 – 01Dec10

  • New Networking Opportunity and Small Business Resource
  • Determine your Facebook Page’s Value

Volume 20 – 15Nov10

  • What’s a Favicon and how do I get one?
  • What can you give away for free?
  • Ten Reasons to Blog – Even if Nobody Reads It

Volume 19 – 01Nov10

  • What’s “Bounce Rate”
  • FreelanceCamp Des Moines Debrief

Volume 18 – 15Oct10

  • Being Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
  • The 7 Deadly Fears of Blogging and How to Overcome Them

Volume 17 – 01Oct10

  • What is Social Networking?
  • 10 Tips for Polishing up Your Blogs

Volume 16 – 15Sep10

  • Does Your Business Have a Tagline?
  • Have you discovered Kurrently?

Volume 15 – 01Sep10

  • Beware of Facebook Places
  • 20 Social Media Ratings You Should Be Monitoring

Volume 14 – 15Aug10

  • How To: Check Your Privacy Settings
  • Cool Tool: reader2twitter

Volume 13 – 01Aug10

  • Have you ever turned down a prospect?
  • An Oldie, but a Goodie

Volume 12 – 15Jul10

  • Women of Worth (WoW) – Great Networking for Women
  • The Social Media Club of Des Moines – “If you Get It, Share It”
  • 10 Things Customers Want on a Website

Volume 11 – 01Jul10

  • How to Supersize your LinkedIn Profile
  • Adding a Newsletter Subscribe Form to your Facebook Fan Page – MailChimp

Volume 10 – 15Jun10

  • Why I Love Being a Free Agent
  • Ever Heard of Backtweets?

Volume 9 – 01Jun10

  • The First Six Months in Review
  • What’s New in TweetDeck v0.34 (now v0.34.1)

Volume 8 – 15May10

  • Training for the Hy-Vee Triathlon Has Taught Me…
  • TIP: Before you hit “Send” reread and proofread your content
  • TIP: The CMO’s Guide to the Social Media Landscape from CMO.com

Volume 7 – 01May10

  • TIP: Have your content stored in multiple locations
  • TIP: Boesen Florist Case Study presented by Doug Mitchell at createWOWmedia

Volume 6 – 15Apr10

  • What’s Your Perfect Number of Clients?
  • TIP: Age of Conversation III: It’s Time to Get Busy!
  • TIP: 4 Easy Ways to Engage Your Facebook Fans

Volume 5 – 01Apr10

  • Social Media for Small Business Workshop Overview

Volume 4 – 15Mar10

  • On the Similarities between a Prospective Client Meeting and a Job Interview
  • TIP: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future, by Daniel Pink
  • TIP: Social Media Stats Cheat Sheet 2010

Volume 3 – 01Mar10

  • How To: Google Alert
  • TIP: From The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann
  • TIP: Twitter Grader

Volume 2 – 15Feb10

  • How Are You Perceived?
  • TIPS: From the 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss
  • TIP: How NOT to Suck at Facebook for Business

Volume 1 – 01Feb10

  • Does your business have soul?
  • TIP: Product Launch Event
  • TIP: How to Suck at Facebook

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