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July 2009 Blog Posts (17)

You are invited - Friday @ Friday's LUNCH BUNCH in Orlando!

AN EXCLUSIVE CONNECTIONS GROUPS EVENT... Our "BUSINESS CONNECTIONS LUNCH BUNCHES" are great ways to connect... ya gotta eat - why not "kill two birds with one stone," ...so to speak!



Friday's @ Friday's South Orlando Small Business Lunch Bunch

July 31st ...11:30 am to 1:00 PM





Fridays Front Row Grill


8126 International Drive 407-363-1414

(just South of Sand Lake Road)





Introducing: Grow the…
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Added by Sue Copening on July 29, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Vote for Red Chair Project on communicause.com!

All you have to do is simply go to http://communicause.com/, type in Arts and Cultural Alliance-Red Chair Project and submit your vote! It's fast and easy! If we win, we could recieve a $25,000 social networking makeover!

thanks for all you do!

Added by Red Chair on July 28, 2009 at 3:31pm — No Comments

The 'Sour Grape' Syndrome

If you are a bilingual professional and your office outsourced translation services, what was your demeanor when the translation was received?

Why do you think that your company thought they should outsource it, rather than give the work to you?

Added by Lisa Siegel on July 23, 2009 at 10:24am — 1 Comment

Just for Laughs! 12 Tips from a Translator to a Client...

12 Tips from a Translator to a Client

on How to Enhance their Relationship


1. Never give me work in the morning. Always wait until 5:00 p.m. and then bring it to me. The challenge of a deadline is refreshing.

2. If it's really a "rush job" call in and interrupt me every 10 minutes to inquire how it's going. That helps.

3. Always leave the office without telling anyone where you're going. It gives me a chance to be creative when I need to ask a question.

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Added by Lisa Siegel on July 23, 2009 at 10:21am — 1 Comment

Is Translation considered as "Other duties as assigned" within your job description?

And, is it possible for you to tend to your duties and then render quality translations? Tell us about it!

Added by Lisa Siegel on July 23, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Are you employed as a Translator?

Do you actually occupy a position as a Translator, that is, for a company which is NOT a translation company? Please tell us about it?

Added by Lisa Siegel on July 23, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

An office family

Hey this is Drew with the Red Chair Project I am currently interning here so I just wanted to post this blog just to help humanize us as a company. Mainly because most companies only have official blogs and other things. So pretty much I am just giving our company more of a voice instead of some kind of computerized robot or something. So pretty much I'm just talking about the great people that I work with. To start off I work with another intern named Colby he is really awesome and he wears… Continue

Added by Red Chair on July 22, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Red Chair Affair VIP packages available now!

Hello everyone!



THE Red Chair Affair is the kick off to the cultural season! Performances from 18 different groups that give the audience a "taste" of what to expect. It's like seeing 18 shows in one sitting...we sold out the Bob Carr last year (the first year opening it up to the public). Get the VIP package, and you'll get an additional experience!

Last year's Red Chair Gallery at IKEA might ring a bell to some of you! This years auction will be better than ever! The… Continue

Added by Red Chair on July 20, 2009 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Bertie Higgins partners with Son Julian to Make New Biker Movie "Poker Run"

Reposted from www.TampaBay.com

Originally published in the St. Pete Times

Written by: Terri Bryce Reeves



Tarpon Springs' Bertie Higgins of 'Key Largo' fame joins son to make a horror flick…



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Added by Sue Copening on July 17, 2009 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Sending Out Cards

This morning I was one of the presenters on the call and talked about the joy I have experienced myself and brought to many others through the unique Send Out Cards system. I invited everyone to try the system by sending a REAL card, CUSTOM DESIGNED from their OWN COMPUTER, and sending it to someone who will be thrilled to receive it.



How come nobody took me up on this offer? I just don't understand it! There are no catches, except the one I mentioned: Please give me feedback on how… Continue

Added by Linda Yates on July 14, 2009 at 12:34am — No Comments

The Biggest Bling in Network Marketing



One of the fastest growing business opportunities in the world today is direct selling (network marketing). It is extremely important to carefully choose product credibility, branding, team training and technology support.



One of the best direct selling opportunities, I have found was launched nationally this year by the two dynamic doctors Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields. These two Stanford trained professionals began the infomercial… Continue

Added by Marlene Baggs-Hoenig on July 12, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

What's Your Burning Questions Concerning Social Media?

As we all know, Social Media is huge and I am sure you have questions about how you can leverage it to increase your influence, create raving fans and pocket more cash.



Now’s your chance to get YOUR questions answered.



I am hosting a FREE TELE-CALL with nationally known author and speaker Shama and Chris Patterson (a powerhouse in the internet landscape).



Go to… Continue

Added by Bo Cable on July 11, 2009 at 11:36am — No Comments

What Do I Do Now?

Looking for a way to make money on the Internet but are not very experienced with all of the computer-eze out there? You know there is money to be made but you don't know where to start and you certainly don't have a lot of money to advertise yet.



This is one of the easiest ways to ease into working on the Internet while not putting out a bunch of money to just get started. For only $9.97 one time payment, you will get access to this system that takes you by the hand and tells you… Continue

Added by Sherel Daniels on July 10, 2009 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Here's some good advice. Pls read this link and comment.

http://www.edwardjones.com/en_US/resources/news/WEB118441.html

Added by Dianne Sentner on July 9, 2009 at 9:31pm — No Comments

10 Opportunities You Miss By Not Having Enough Website Traffic

If you are not actively driving traffic to your website here are just a few of the opportunities you are currently missing out on:



1. You are missing out on attracting high quality prospects to your website

2. You are missing out on to attracting high quality prospects to you brick and mortar business

3. You are missing out on expanding your reach online

4. You are missing out on expanding your reach offline

5. You are missing out raising visibility for your… Continue

Added by Joel Weiner on July 8, 2009 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Candide ... a story of loss, challenges, genocide, and optimism.

Candide, ou l'Optimisme (written in 1759) is a French satire by the Enlightenment philosopher Voltaire, English translations of which have been titled Candide: Or, All for the Best (1759); Candide: Or, The Optimist (1762); and Candide: Or, Optimism.



Note the important word there... Optimism.



That pretty much sums up the spirit of Candide Uwizeyimana, a charming young lady I've had the privilege of corresponding with, thanks to…
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Added by Sue Copening on July 8, 2009 at 12:30am — No Comments

Inexpensive, High-impact TV Advertising

Every small business owner knows that video is one of the most - if not the most - powerful advertising media available, but until now it has been cost prohibitive because of production cost and the price of television air time. Fortunately, that has changed.



Many cable and sattellite systems offer a local news station with advertising rates that are well within reach of the local small business. The goal of the advertising salesperson, of course, is to sell you the largest… Continue

Added by Carl Stewart on July 2, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

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