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Killer Presentations

Posted on May 21st, 2014 by adeangelis in Internet Resources, Kirstein Business Library

Let’s face it. Making a power PowerPoint and reciting the slides just doesn’t cut it. Depending on the presenter or the venue the audience will have a hard time becoming engaged. And some presentations might not translate well when uploaded to the web or viewed on a mobile device. Luckily, there are some software packages and some resources on the web that can help you be a better presenter.

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Makin’ a Splash with potential customers

Posted on February 12th, 2014 by adeangelis in Kirstein Business Library, Programs

Reaching your target customers can be pretty difficult, especially when you have a niche product.  But sometimes the right packaging and product placement can help you better connect with consumers.

Enter: Auckland-based ad agency DraftFCB:

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A new year, A new beginning…

Posted on January 9th, 2014 by adeangelis in Electronic Resources, Internet Resources

It’s a new year! It’s the perfect time to pick up good habits or learn something new. Actually, any time is a good time to do those, you just need the right tools and the drive to do it.  Luckily for you, the Boston Public Library and the web have some great resources to help you kick off your new year right.

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‘Tis the season for donation giving

Posted on December 10th, 2013 by adeangelis in Electronic Resources, Internet Resources

It’s that time of year again. Many organizations are vying for donations from consumers using ads and street teams. But there are so many charities and nonprofits, how do you know they aren’t a scam? Here are some resources you can check out to make sure you are donating smartly.

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A virtual piggy bank for your kids

Posted on December 5th, 2013 by adeangelis in Internet Resources

There are plenty of products out there that can help with reaching your goals. But what about for kids and teens?

Introducing Oink.

Oink aims to teach kids and teens how to spend wisely and save money all within a safe environment. Founded in 2008 as Virtual Piggy, the company recently re-branded itself as Oink and rolled a new suite of products to expand services and attract teens along with their parents.

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