Monday, April 25, 2011

Article of Interest: The Sharing Economy

Thanks to the Internet (which includes social media and social networking platforms), you can now share anything with anyone anywhere in the world.

Embrace it for your business and start using the communal assets to your advantage.

Read:  "The Sharing Economy" by Danielle Sacks, Fast Company

Posted by:  Women Presidents' Organization Chicago

Sunday, April 17, 2011

News of Interest: WPO Chicago Member Featured On Undercover Boss

Tune in to Undercover Boss tonight (April 17th) at 8:00 p.m. CDT to watch our very own WPO Chicago member Shelly Sun, CEO and co-founder of BrightStar.

Play the preview clip here. 

Best wishes Shelly!  We are very proud of you.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Article of Interest: Social Media Efforts Pay Off

According to Courtney Rubin for Inc., "Social Media Worth the Time."  Her opinion is based on the 2011 Social Media Marketing Report which highlights how important social media is to the success of a business.
Small businesses and the self-employed are most likely to close new business deals and find partnerships thanks to their efforts on Facebook, Twitter, et al.
Read the entire article here.

And let us know if you agree or disagree.  Have your efforts on social media paid off handsomely for your business?  We welcome hearing from you!

Posted by:  Women Presidents' Organization Chicago

Monday, April 04, 2011

Tip of the Week: Gogobot

Plan a trip with great travel recommendations from friends, business colleagues and people who travel like you. Collect and share where you've been in your Gogobot passport.  Gogobot says:
Whether it is a week's vacation, a business trip or a weekend getaway, we believe planning your trip should be almost as fun as the trip itself. We believe the best advice comes from people you trust - people like you - and not from anonymous strangers on the internet. We believe sharing your experiences should be as simple as touching the screen on your phone. We are passionate about technology and design and their power to reshape our world for the better.
Visit Gogobot.  See if it helps plan your next business trip which might include one day of fun to clear your head.

Illustration credit:  Gogobot hompage