Category Archives: Los Angeles

Immigration Reform Bus Tour – Keeping Families Together

When I think of Comprehensive Immigration Reform I think of families. This isn’t just a policy issue.

My father was born in the U.S. but when his parent’s stay in the U.S. was no longer welcome, all of them were sent packing back to Mexico as part of a mass expatriation. Continue reading

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Small Business Success At The Tecnifícate Seminar

I had the pleasure of presenting at the Tecnifícate seminar at Mission College in Sylmar, California this past Saturday. I presented on how small businesses can leverage social media for success. There were over 100 attendees eager to learn and share the latest in technology information. The event targeted Spanish-speaking small business owners, startups, and people looking to improve their job situations through technology learning. Continue reading

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SBDC Los Angeles Year-End Event

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Los Angeles held its year end event in Santa Monica this past Tuesday. Center directors, business advisors, staff and SBA staffers were all there.

I’m a marketing and social media advisor at the SBDC center as part of the Economic and Development Center in Ventura County (EDC-VC) and this was the center’s first trip to the year end event. Continue reading

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How to Thank Your Loyal Customers

Two ways to thank your loyal customers. Continue reading

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Twitter as the Largest Trade Show

B2B companies should not look to Twitter as a way to sell widgets, but to view it as a trade show.

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Five Ways to Socialize Your Web Site [slideshare]

Five Ways to Socialize Your Web Site Continue reading

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