All posts by Charlene Jimenez

AGBeat Staff Writer: Charlene Jimenez earned her Master's Degree in Arts and Culture with a Creative Writing concentration from the University of Denver after earning her Bachelor's Degree in English from Brigham Young University in Idaho. Jimenez's column is dedicated to business and technology tips, trends and best practices for entrepreneurs and small business professionals.

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Most stressed out generations: Millennials,...

Feb 12, 2013No Comments1127 Views

While each generation has unique characteristics, the youngest two generations of adults are also the most stressed out.

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Wrigley’s began as a soap business: k...

Feb 11, 20131 Comment809 Views

The history of Wrigley's gum and the pivots taken by the company is inspirational and encouraging to those considering expanding or changing direction.

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Hack Reactor: intense course trains anyone ...

Feb 08, 2013No Comments1069 Views

Send an employee to the Hack Reactor, or hire a recent graduate who has completed a highly regarded, intense experience to ingrain some serious coding skills into their brain.

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LexBlog: blogs & social media for lega...

Feb 07, 20131 Comment836 Views

LexBlog offers social media solutions for law firms and practices to bring legal professionals into the 21st century and compete more effectively for business.

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Tackk: create quick website-like pages, no ...

Feb 05, 2013No Comments1985 Views

Tackk is a free tool that within seconds, you can literally have a URL to share of a flyer, site, or announcement to share. Easy and shareable.

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Bakery refuses to sell to gay couple: when ...

Feb 04, 20131 Comment1225 Views

Discrimination can be an ugly thing, but sometimes individuals feel called to take stands on various issues which can impact their business. Let's talk about the pros and cons of big decisions like the bakery in hot

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Photo polling apps: creative uses for busin...

Feb 02, 20131 Comment866 Views

Photo polling is primarily thought of as a novelty for fun, but aside from obvious social media uses, there are some creative uses for your business hiding underneath the silliness.

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Yelp Deals make sense for small businesses

Jan 31, 20131 Comment1099 Views

You already know Groupon and Living Social, but did you know you can run a Yelp Deal right next to your Yelp listing? Pretty helpful for those that rely on Yelp for business.

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Clarity marketplace for business advice: hi...

Jan 31, 2013No Comments1029 Views

Clarity is a site that matches experts with business professionals without long term contracts. Have a quick question? Something out of your realm? Dial in.

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Employee motivation can be hurt by cash bon...

Jan 29, 20132 Comments1390 Views

Traditional knowledge dictates that employee motivation centers around a paycheck, but times are changing, as are reasons for employee loyalty.

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6 Android apps that just became free

Jan 28, 20131 Comment1211 Views

Although many high quality Android apps are free, not all are, so when a paid app becomes free, it's like getting a present with a pretty bow!

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ClientTickler CRM built to reduce number of...

Jan 26, 20131 Comment878 Views

ClientTickler was developed to reduce the number of programs a professional needs, offering calendaring, tasks, reports and more.