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Leah D. Gordon to Deliver Guest Presentation at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney SE Region Womens’ Symposium

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Leah D. Gordon has been invited to present at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s SE Region Womens’ Symposium today at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Gordon’s guest presentation follows the wealth management firm’s recent announcement allowing its financial advisors to use LinkedIn and Twitter for business practices.

“This is an exciting time for women in business,” says Gordon, “social media is a powerful communication tool we can use promote businesses.”

Gordon’s talk will cover examples of how financial advisors’ clients are using social media and ways they can use LinkedIn and Twitter to raise online profiles, follow up on referrals and make an impact on their bottom line.

Follow Leah D. Gordon on Twitter @simpleelovlee to learn tips on using social media for business.

Leah D. Gordon is owner of Branding the Link, a boutique strategy consulting firm focused on building online brands.


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September 30, 2011 at 12:32 pm

Communities of Practice: the missing link for KM on implementation issues in low-income countries?

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Communities of Practice: the missing link for KM on implementation issues in low-income countries?

The implementation of policies remains a huge challenge in many low-income countries. Several factors play a role in this, but improper management of existing knowledge is no doubt a major issue. In this article, the authors argue that new platforms should be created that gather all stakeholders who hold pieces of relevant knowledge for successful policies. To build their case, they capitalize on experience in their domain of practice, health care financing in sub-Saharan Africa. They recently adopted a community of practice strategy in the region. More in general, they consider the platforms as the way forward for knowledge management of implementation issues.

Leah D. Gordon to Speak to Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce

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On Thursday, September 15, Leah D. Gordon will speak to the Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce at their “Social Media and Your Business” event.

The audience will be engaged in discussion with Leah D. Gordon and other leading social experts in the Triangle. Topics of discussion will cover social media presence and growth, social media measurement, and the value social media provides.

The event is free to the public. Register at








Written by Leah Denise Wyatt

September 14, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Try GOOGLE (466453) SMS Services

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Google SMS ServicesMaybe you have slow or no WiFi and you need a number right away. Here’s an idea, try the Google SMS services!

Text 466453 (GOOGLE) to find movie information, stock quotes, phone numbers, web snipets, definitions and more.

Just another tip on Google products that help simply your life.

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September 6, 2011 at 5:04 pm

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Watch Leah D. Gordon on NBC 17 Today

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UNC was under a tornado warning today.

I started tweeting my experience and the news is now coming to the office do an interview with me on my experience while we took shelter.

Tune into NBC 17 News if you’re next to your computer or tablet to watch.

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September 6, 2011 at 12:30 pm