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Go Ogle Your Online Footprint: Exploring the Dark Side

Friends, clients, potential clients, employers and just about everyone else are ogling your online presence – so what can you do to make sure that you show up as you would like to be seen?  First, find out what is out there: Google your name and see what shows up.  Do you even show up […]

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Go Ogle Your Online Footprint: Tips for Managing Your Online Presence

Group Exercise:  Could it be that the genesis of name Google is not from the large number googol as it is commonly believed, but from the lesser known phrase “Go Ogle?”  Discuss. Whether you want them to or not, people are ogling your online presence – so what can you do to make sure that […]

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Go one better than buying American, Buy Neighborhood!

Eat Drink and Buy Local 365 Could your town use a few extra million circulating amongst the residents and businesses?  Some of that hard earned money that you use to buy groceries or office supplies or a nice dinner out could make your community more vibrant and your local economy more profitable.  The classic Andersonville […]

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Local First Chicago Offers 5 Tips for Shopping Locally this Halloween Encourages Citizens to Buy Local for Candy, Costumes and Party Supplies

October 2, 2013 – Chicago, IL – Halloween shoppers spent an average $79.82 in 2012 according to the National Retail Federation and seven out of 10 Americans celebrated the holiday in 2012.  Local First Chicago is encouraging citizens across the Chicago area keep some of those Halloween shopping dollars  in their local communities. Some of […]

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Fraccing – It’s Not Just for Shale Fields Anymore

Quick Poll: Do you have more than one email address? Do you visit one or more social media sites? Do you have more than one phone number? Do you text, Skpe, or IM? Do you get information via TV, desktop, tablet and/or mobile device? If you answered yes to more than one question, then you […]

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Local First Chicago Launches “Back to School” Buy Local Campaign: Encourages Parents to Buy Local When Sending Kids Back to School

August 1, 2013 – Chicago, IL – Local First Chicago is launching their new “Back to School” Buy Local campaign which encourages parents to shift some of their back-to-school purchases from big box retailers to local independently-owned stores and promotes the local economic and community benefits gained from that shift in spending. The “Back to […]

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A New Way for Travelers and Agencies to Shop and Book Hotels

Dallas, Texas – July 31, 2013 – Shopping for a hotel has become increasingly complex due to multiple booking sites, rate rules, corporate policies and more.  This complexity results in buyer confusion, frustration, and lost savings. tripBAM™ solves this problem by providing a cloud-based, fully automated service where travelers can create personal hotel clusters for […]

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Two More Blog Tour Stops for Jennifer Stoker’s Blog Tour for “She Cooks, She Scores”

Jennifer Stoker continues her blog tour for her cookbook “She Cooks, She Scores.”  It continues until August 1, so we are getting near the end. Yesterday, a review of her book ran on Nibbles ‘n Bits: http://www.nibblesnbites.com/review-she-cooks-she-scores-by-jennifer-f-stoker/ Today, a rather humorous recipe review runs on Joanne Eats Well With Others: http://joanne-eatswellwithothers.com/2013/07/roasted-red-pepper-and-sun-dried-tomato-bruschetta-with-toasted-pine-nut-puree-and-goat-cheese-gremolata.html

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Jennifer Stoker’s Latest Blog Tour Stop At Viva la Food!

Jennifer Stoker’s latest stop on her blog tour for her cookbook “She Cooks, She Scores” runs today at the blog Viva la Food! Check out the review here: http://vivalafood.com/?p=188

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Sangria Sauce Made On Next Stop of She Cooks, She Scores Blog Tour

Today’s blog tour stop for Jennifer Stoker’s cookbook “She Cooks, She Scores” is at Silly Goose Farm where the author makes the sangria sauce from the book: http://thesillygoosefarm.blogspot.com/2013/07/sangria-sauce.html

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