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Seth Chavez
Los Angeles
Interests: People, business, technology, law
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Can you create an epic Academy Award winner with a point-and-shoot camera. Probably not, but if you're talented, patient and determined, you can probably create video that is compelling or at least interesting and you may be able to monetize... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at The Gilman Company Blog
We all recognize the importance of building relationships in business. Ask anyone if a relationships are important in business and you'll get the same answer. Four fun, real-life, business relationship scenarios: 1. Relationship I'm in a small shoe store with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2010 at The Gilman Company Blog
Thanks Dissertation help. Much more to come...
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Isn't it frustrating? You product or service is great. It's going to solve a lot of problems, move your potential clients forward, make them more happy, improve their lives, save them tons of money, and no one can be more... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2010 at The Gilman Company Blog
I've heard it more than once with small business owners. Can nice people really make it in business? Just answering this question, I think, gives it more legitimacy than it deserves. Of course "nice people" can make it in business.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2010 at The Gilman Company Blog
Facebook, Twitter, blogs, open source, MySpace, personal websites, Wikipedia, etc., etc. One very important thing in common here. People love to share. What does this mean for your business? Ask a question or get a free consultation. Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2010 at The Gilman Company Blog
Most people access content through a search engines and social media. People spend a lot of time on Facebook and YouTube. Other than a very few exceptions, the concept of web portals is over (i.e. no one will start with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at The Gilman Company Blog
If you've ever been caught scratching your head, wondering why your company is stuck, why it won't grow, why it can't take that next big step, it might be because you have a "manager" running your company. Managers, generally, are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2010 at The Gilman Company Blog
It definitely doesn't surprise me, but I still bump into business owners who have outdated deep linking policies, or their terms of use statements are not in line with their online objectives. In today's online environment where relevant content is... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2010 at The Gilman Company Blog
How to protect your data in the exit interview process. Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2010 at The Gilman Company Blog
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Mar 15, 2010
You: Nothing says disenchantment quite like sitting across the table from a business person that didn't even bother to Google me or my company. A deal breaking element of direct sales is information about your customer. A critical element of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2010 at The Gilman Company Blog
At the end of the day, you are passing along certain costs to your customers. There are many ways to pass these costs along. When you are in a market where price is everything (wireless service, banking, etc.), a market... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2009 at The Gilman Company Blog
You've decided that an extended warranty is a great product to add to your catalog. Wonderful. Now, how do you decide the macroeconomics of an extended warranty? Two issues here, perceived value and cost. Perceived Value One way to think... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2009 at The Gilman Company Blog
It's that time again folks. If you're not already immersed in your 2010 strategic plan, it's still not too late to get started or to integrate a few overlooked elements. Incidentally, The Gilman Company is offering a unique complimentary 2010... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2009 at The Gilman Company Blog
In the past two years, countless small to mid-sized businesses (and many large businesses) have succumbed to the economic downturn. Call them what you like, failed businesses or failed business models. At the end of the day, business models are... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2009 at The Gilman Company Blog
Below is a short piece that I wrote for an online column earlier this week. Just a few tips and thoughts for growing companies on doing business with a mass market retailer. Getting your product on the shelves of a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2009 at The Gilman Company Blog
This is not the post about the importance of branding. You're beyond that. This one is the post about getting started with one of the most important elements of branding: your front-line communications. "Audit" in this context is just another... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2009 at The Gilman Company Blog
On the "Compose" page on the right hand side, change the "Status" from "Publish now" to "Publish on." A pop up window will appear and you can select the date and time of publication, past or future.
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Whoah! Scratch that. Just noticed that there is a "Preview" feature, right next to "Publish." Also, it doesn't look like the previews are logged in the statistics.
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I agree. The bar charts were more legible than the line chart with dots.
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Hi Elizabeth. You have to highlight the text you want to change. Once you do that, the font typeset and font size options will be available.
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Steven, in the Dashboard, hover over the image of the person your following that you no longer want to follow. A pop up will appear. Bellow the green "Following" text, there is a link to "unfollow" in parens.
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Jul 28, 2009