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Jenny Braithwaite
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Purposeful online presence for success!
Purposeful online presence for success!

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Join +Jenny Braithwaite and her expert guests for the L4G TV Finance show - part of a regular monthly TV show bringing you information, education, discussions and expert guests to talk about finance, money and mindset around money .....

Our April show 

Jenny will be joined by a guest expert +Chris Ogle who gave up shopping in supermarkets in 2013 and hasn't looked back.

Discover how, by using local shops & traders, not only has money been spent locally & in a much more thought out way but also how this helps to bring the community together too!

Please do share this event with your friends, colleagues and other small business owners that you know who may like to learn more too.  

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Event evaluation in the ladies toilet. Listening is the key. Thanks +Dianne Richardson co-organiser of TEDxWhitehaven :-)

#EventEvaluation   #TEDx   #TEDxWhitehaven  

Great Monday here, how's Monday in Bulgaria +Carol Dodsley?

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Excellent day at TEDxWhitehaven ~ Thank you for organising +Dianne Richardson 
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Google Plus ~ Talking branding (and you'll see why reports you've heard of Google Plus being dead are not true!)  Powerful stuff in this article, see why it's a great idea to learn about Google Plus :-) 

Share our workshop coming up on Monday with your teams and anyone else who might be interested! With the fabulous +Carol Dodsley  Get a good foundation ~ http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/google-plus-training-google-plus-foundations-for-business-charities-tickets-15119929115
This Week In The Google+ Help Community
Here’s another Weekly Report that’s full of tips to help you with your Google+ branding.

Let’s Learn More About Branding with Google+:
When it comes to branding with Google+, you have different pathways that you can take. Whether it is for personal or business, you have a few options.

Personal Branding:
This is when you want to grow your personal visibility using online resources. When it comes to Google+, it’s a great idea to start with optimizing your personal profile. Try to incorporate the 5 W’s: Who, What, Why, When and Where for a bonus also include How. To visit your profile about tab so that you can update it, just go to: http://goo.gl/MK6Iv5.

For example:
Story section
☑ Tagline: make sure to keep it short and include keywords that you others to use to find you
Introduction:
☑ Who: a little bit of personal information about yourself
☑ What: share details about your what you do in life
☑ Why: explain why you are on Google+ whether it is to network or grow your business
☑ When: this can be information about when you started your business
☑ Where: share details about where you are located (basic)
☑ How: great opportunity for you to talk about how you can meet the needs of your potential clients if you have a business

Bragging Rights: share things that you are proud of achieving in life

Education section: where did you go to school or receive training

Contact Information section: share how you can be contacted. It’s up to you regarding what you want to share

Communities: share only the communities that you want others to know that you are a member of

Places: locations around the world where you have lived for a period of time

Links: include links to your other social media profiles or to important links that you want associated with your personal profile

Business Branding: Regular Page
If you just want to build your business presence on Google+, then setting up a regular business page is idea. You can do this by visiting: http://goo.gl/Upkvdj. Keep in mind that a regular business page doesn't show up at the top of a local search for businesses. If you want that type of result, you would need a local business page.

For example:
Story section
☑ Tagline: make sure to keep it short and include keywords that you others to use to find you
Introduction:
☑ Who: a little bit of information about your business
☑ What: share details about your products or services
☑ Why: explain why you are on Google+ whether it is to network or grow your business
☑ When: this can be information about when you started your business
☑ Where: share details about where you are located (basic)
☑ How: great opportunity for you to talk about how you can meet the needs of your potential clients if you have a business

Communities: share only the communities that you want others to know that you are a member of

Links: include links to your other social media profiles or to important links that you want associated with your business profile

Business Branding: Local Page
Setting a Google+ local page is very important if you want create a local presence for your business in Google search results. Local pages appear in Google local search results, at the top, when searching for businesses.

There are two basic types of local pages that you can setup, Storefront or Service Area.

Storefront are for those businesses that have a local establishment where you can actually visit and purchase products or services. Examples of storefronts would be retail stores, restaurants or even hotels.

Service Area is for those who don’t have a local storefront yet provide services in a the local area. This type of page would be centered on a specific area in your city where you provide service. Examples of service areas businesses are plumbers who would visit their clients homes to provide a service or pizza deliver or even taxi service.

For example:
Contact Information section: share how you can be contacted. It’s up to you regarding what you want to share, also displays
☑ Location
☑ Service type
☑ Hours of operation
☑ Basic description
☑ Google+ URL

Review Summary: gives people the opportunity to leave a review
Photos: allow you to upload photos to your local page

Your Activity: shows what you have been posting on your Google+ local page

Also keep in mind that you can create either type of local business page by visiting: http://goo.gl/Upkvdj.

► Tip of the Week

Recent Updates: +Google+ rolled out a new version of the mobile app. Did you check it out? In case you missed it, here’s where you can find it in the Play Store: http://goo.gl/ye7VNq

Thanks for all of your questions and insights this week. Special thanks to everyone who helped responding. Make sure to check back again next week when +Jaana Nyström  will highlight another trending topic on the community.

#weeklyreport   #googleplusprotip   #besthelpontheweb  
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March going on's with +Link4Growth ~ well worth a watch and finding more about Link4Growth & the education arm +Link4Skills (and coming up soon +Link4Business too 
The 3rd National #L4GNews show for 2015. Join Chris Ogle as he shares the national news and the developments within Link4Growth. A big announcement this month plus a huge amount of other news from across the country too! Do join us...

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EU VAT

If you want to know more about the new EU VAT rules - or have never heard of it - join me with my expert guests +Rosie Slosek & +Les Howard 2pm UK time for what you need to know! 

#EUVAT   #VATMOSS   #L4GTVFinanceShow  
Join +Jenny Braithwaite  and her expert guests for the very first L4G TV Finance show - part of a regular monthly TV show bringing you information, education, discussions and expert guests to talk about finance, money and mindset around money .....

Our very first show will kick-start 2015 with the controversial topic of EU Vat and the law that was brought in in Jan 2015

Jenny will be joined by two expert guests:

+Rosie Slosek is a founding member of the EU VAT Action group which is making the voices of the small business community heard and is meeting with HMRC & government.

+Les Howard  is a VAT expert who explains what the EU VAT rules mean in reality and what we must do to meet obligations.

EU VAT and it's impact is a hot topic among small businesses owners right now early in 2015. This affects YOU whether you have a business or not and wherever you are in the world.

Please do share this event with your friends, colleagues and other small business owners that you know who may like to learn more too.  

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Join +Jenny Braithwaite  and her expert guests for the very first L4G TV Finance show - part of a regular monthly TV show bringing you information, education, discussions and expert guests to talk about finance, money and mindset around money .....

Our very first show will kick-start 2015 with the controversial topic of EU Vat and the law that was brought in in Jan 2015

Jenny will be joined by two expert guests:

+Rosie Slosek is a founding member of the EU VAT Action group which is making the voices of the small business community heard and is meeting with HMRC & government.

+Les Howard  is a VAT expert who explains what the EU VAT rules mean in reality and what we must do to meet obligations.

EU VAT and it's impact is a hot topic among small businesses owners right now early in 2015. This affects YOU whether you have a business or not and wherever you are in the world.

Please do share this event with your friends, colleagues and other small business owners that you know who may like to learn more too.  

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Why Yesterday Today?
History . Every day before today is one of our yesterdays!  Yesterday Today is a place where I will investigate the bygone days of people & places, real everyday people who simply lived their lives as it was at the time. Local history - which for me is the ...

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"The Art of Visual Marketing"

Social media is full of images and this article form Peg Fitzpatrick, some excellent tips on how to use visuals in your marketing now we are all planning for 2015
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