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The 1st Annual North Iowa Cupcake Throwdown Was A Smashing Success

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The North Iowa Social Media Breakfast Club was recently home to the 1st Annual North Iowa Cupcake Throwdown. Several cupcake makers from all across North Iowa brought their cupcakes to share, and social media breakfast club attendees learned how online reviews work. This event came to fruition after a few of our attendees noticed that […]

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North Iowa Women In Business Series: Featuring Renee Burdett

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The North Iowa Women In Business Series continues with Renee Burdett of Renee’s Loving Care. Renee understands the challenges of caring for someone that is ill or aging in your life. We are blessed to have her as a resource here in North Iowa. Renee is a great example of giving back and an inspiration to […]

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Has Sharing Through Social Media Gone Too Far When It Comes To Elections?

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Social media is an interesting space. In 2012, very few people were sharing who they voted for through social media. Fast forward to 2016 and it seems that everyone expects everyone else to share who they voted for and why. This process is tearing friends apart, breaking up families and it’s even causing division in […]

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Tips On How To Use Social Media To Plan Your Next Vacation

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Social media is one of those things that we all use on a daily basis and we often times forget that it’s a great tool for planning vacations. Here are some tips on how you can use social media to aid in your planning. POST A STATUS UPDATE ON FACEBOOK Ask your friends on your […]

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Tips For Not Letting Social Media Consume Your Life

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There are certain times of the year that social media can consume your life. Election time is an easy time to get sucked in. If you find yourself searching social media for all things related to an upcoming election, it’s time to take a break.  And if you are not careful, your friendships will suffer. As […]

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Simple Tips For Using Instagram In Your Small Business

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Instagram is a beautiful place to be on social media. From photos to life experiences, there’s a lot of beauty shared on this social media platform. Do you recall the last photo you loved on Instagram? Chances are, you probably do and you will return to that Instagram account. Small business owners have an opportunity […]

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North Iowa Women In Business Series: Featuring Mary Hopper

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The North Iowa Women In Business Series continues, as we introduce you to Mary Hopper of Natural Plus Nursery. Mary is your resource, when it comes to selecting the perfect plants, shrubs and flowers in North Iowa. Business Name: Natural Plus Nursery When Did You Start Your Business? Natural Plus Nursery was started in 1978 by […]

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My Three Biggest Takeaways From The Global Leadership Summit 2016

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I recently had the opportunity to attend the Global Leadership Summit in Clear Lake, Iowa. It was a couple days filled with excitement and “my people.” Have you ever felt like you needed time to be with the people that really understand you? If your answer is yes, make it happen today or tomorrow! I always […]

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True Colors Shine Through Social Media

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I watch a lot of what happens on social media and it saddens me that people can be so brazen. I recently met a new person in my community and thought they were a nice person, until they left a very rude, threatening comment to a Facebook friend of mine, through Facebook. This made me think…. […]

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North Iowa Women In Business Series: Featuring Angie Huffman

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The North Iowa Women In Business series continues. I would like to introduce you to Angie Huffman of Be Well God Bless. Angie has a passion for helping others, as she is passionate about people, God and problem solving. If you have a business that needs a little help, Angie has a solution for you. […]

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