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‘Follow’ ‘Like’ and ‘Pin’ are key to non-profit awareness and success!

‘Follow’ ‘Like’ and ‘Pin’ are key to non-profit awareness and success!

@WindFarmOnline Joins the Fight as Social Marketing Partner for Local Childhood Cancer Organization  @KeatonRaphael

The Keaton Raphael Memorial , a local non-profit helping children battling cancer and their families, joins online forces with social marketing  gurus at Windfarm Marketing.  The goal is to strategically establish and build KRM's brand and online presence as two companies coming together to join in the fight as one. A strategic online presence is especially important for KRM as a free outlet to communicate and build awareness, stay in touch with past and present families, donors, and supporters, along with capturing attention of the new.

14 Best Ways to Find an Experienced Mentor

14 Best Ways to Find an Experienced Mentor

 

Name one piece of advice for getting an older or more experienced entrepreneur to mentor you.

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons.

1. Get a Warm Introduction

If there’s an entrepreneur you want to meet, getting a warm introduction is absolutely the best way to start a relationship. A friendly intro means you come well recommended by someone he already trusts, and that’s usually the biggest hump to get over in the beginning.

13 Ways for School-Age Entrepreneurs to Build Their Networks

13 Ways for School-Age Entrepreneurs to Build Their Networks

What’s one tip you’d give a school-age entrepreneur who wants to build a network but is having trouble being taken seriously?

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons.

1. Take the Role of the Mentee

I was able to build my network at a young age by taking the role of an innocent mentee trying to learn as much as I could from the older and wiser. For young people, flattery is one of the best tools that you can use to connect with power players.

Power Luncheon - Rancho Cordova

Power Luncheon - Rancho Cordova

09/13/13
Join Rancho Cordova, Folsom & El Dorado Hills Chambers for an on-going Power Lunch!
Always the second Friday of the Month.
This month is hosted by the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce.

Where: Sheepherder Bar & Grille
11275 Folsom, Blvd., Rancho Cordova

When: Sept. 13th, 11:30 - 1:00pm

Cost: $20.00; includes meal, drink, tax & tip

This is a great opportunity to network with fellow businesses along the Highway 50 Corridor. Bring business cards and make new lasting business relationships.

This event has been set up exclusively for members of the Rancho Cordova, El Dorado Hills and Folsom Chambers of Commerce.

Location: Sheephearder Bar & Grille, 11275 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova, CA 95742

Sacramento Man Creates Unique Business of Saving Memories

Sacramento Man Creates Unique Business of Saving Memories

After a varied and colorful career spanning everything from environmental activism to running a passport photo business, Marty Nelson opened Video Lab Multimedia, now located at 2630 Arden Way. Since 1985, as he tells it, he’s been in the business of saving memories.

In fact, Nelson is confident that Video Lab provides the most comprehensive source for saving memories in Sacramento and possibly Northern California.

In short, customers bring in everything from VHS tapes, audiotapes, vinyl records, old photos and negatives, professional format video, 8 and 16mm film and just about everything else out there and Nelson transfers, duplicates or even edits them into a more contemporary, durable, longer lasting digital format, including DVDs and hard drives. Memories saved!

And what sorts of memories is Nelson saving? Everything from irreplaceable home movies to slides of precious family vacations to old ¼ inch audiotape reels.

Stay Away from These 7 Mistakes When Growing a Business While in School

Stay Away from These 7 Mistakes When Growing a Business While in School

“What is one thing young entrepreneurs should NOT do while growing a business at college or while in high school?”

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons.

1. Grow too Fast