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Resiliency Training for Couples

Life Skills for Couples Our Building a Strong Family™ is our proprietary life skills training program that was designed to imbue couples with the skills needed to overcome adversity, bounce back from trauma, and better handle stress. Using our concepts first developed in 2009, our Life Skills training was developed to complement and support the U.S. Army’s Master Resiliency Training […]

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Create a Privacy Policy for your Website

It is that time again to review our privacy policy, here are a few of our tips, and an example privacy policy. According to guest blogger Johnathan L. Ezor in a Bloomberg Business blog post stated that, “One of the biggest concerns among visitors to Web sites is how their personal information is going to […]

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Unit Cycle dictates knowledge management posture

Where your unit is in the Army Forces Generation cycle dictates how it approaches knowledge management activities. For example, when you begin a cycle, usually at the conclusion of an operation or deployment, knowledge workers gather observations and best practices, archive and catalog good ideas and best practices, and finally improve processes that did not […]

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What is a Social Media Breakfast?

A Social Media Breakfast I volunteer with the Central Texas Workforce Business Resource Center (http://www.workforcelink.com/newworkforce/brc.html) to lead a monthly Social Media seminar for business people to come out and learn about social customer relations management. It’s free  continuing education provided by the BRC, I donate my services. Here is how it came about. The BRC Program […]

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Facebook Changes to affect Business Pages

Facebook is fast becoming the de-facto standard for internet marketing and as a customer relations platform for companies and brands. However, changes announced by Facebook in August 2010 will go in to affect this month and those changes will likely affect the current and future Fan pages that most businesses use.
 
A common technique for improving style and design of a Facebook business page has been the use of branding and special coding internal to Facebook called Facebook Markup Language (FBML). Facebook announced FBML would be phased out in the First Quarter of this year, and that date has been set as March 11, 2011.
 
In its place will be the recently released IFRAMES method of using a Facebook branded “canvas” to pull in pre-existing pages or images on servers outside of the Facebook domain. This upcoming change is fast approaching and some businesses may not yet be prepared, or even know much about this sweeping change to customization.

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Five Considerations for Businesses who use Facebook

Facebook continues to add new features and improved interfaces that  sometimes catch users and administrators by surprise, and as a result  powerful capabilities go unused. Below are the Top 5 considerations a  business owner should consider in improving their Facebook presence  according to Dan Elder, the Social Media Advocate of Topsarge Business Solutions:

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1. Do not mix Personal accounts and Business account. Business owners are best served with a Fan page for their business or products, which can in turn be maintained by one or more than one administrators.

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2. Customize your Welcome Page. These “Landing Pages” often form first impression, so use recent Facebook enhancements to make yours “pop.”

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