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Jeff Simpkins
Charlotte (Mooresville), NC USA
Consultant and expert in community banking and small business.
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Date: August 19, 2015 - No Show Show Cancelled This Week Wow, two weeks in a row! We're real sorry about that, but travel, meetings and other commitments just don't play nice with hosting a live show sometimes. Good news (for any bankers in the St. Louis area), Eric will be presenting at the MIB Users Group Meeting Wednesday (right about the time the show normally goes live) and talking about the changing consumer and how it's impacting the industry. If you're going to be attending, be sure to come up and say "hi." Next Week's Show... But the good... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2015 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Date: June 15, 2011 @ 1 pm Eastern This week we are featuring an interview conducted by Gen Y expert Bea Fields (picturedat right) with three up and coming leaders. Bea is co-author of Millennial Leaders: Success Stories from Today's Most Brilliant Generation & Leaders. Participating in todays discussion are Aaron Kessler, Tyler Seeger and Brian Beyer. All three are undergraduate students in the senior year at the University of Minnesota in agriculture related programs. Join us as we learn more insight from our panel on: Values they consider important Communication styles Thought on the future of our government here... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2011 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Join FreeWenbinarWednesdays cofounder Jeff Simpkins along with guest cohost Dave McKinley this week as they discuss successful techniques they have useed when approaching technology decisions. Assisting clients in choosing and using the right technology is a key strength Jeff offers through his consulting practice at Community Bank Consulting, Inc. (www.CommunityBankCosnulting.com). Dave McKinley has multiple years experience in effectively choosing and implementing technology in financial institutions. In this session participants will learn: What steps to take before approaching a technology decisions Successful approaches to use when shopping the marketplace Research techniques Questions to ask Register Today: If you are not yet... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2011 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Does your business have an effectively converting marketing funnel that seamlessly turns leads into sales and happy paying customers on auto-pilot? Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Join us this week at FreeWebinarWednesdays.com as Bruce Rector of The Rector Group speaks with us about “The Seven Deadly Sins” in business. Having spent 12 years consulting middle-market businesses across the country, Bruce Rector has seen many companies struggle with crippling issues. Many of these problems appear repeatedly across companies, and even industries. Bruce has seen some of these frequently enough that he calls them “The Seven Deadly Sins”. While they can be crippling, the good news is that with a little forethought and discipline these problems can be avoided - or at least minimized. Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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This weeks FreeWebinarWednesdays is going to highlight success stories from business people that are using LinkedIn. Jeff Simpkins will interview Jeannette Paladino of WriteSpeakSell.com and Patricia Weber, Business Coach for Introverts. Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Join us for this important, interactive discussion to learn why businesses of all shapes and sizes must consider India as a platform to expand their business potential. Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Does your business have a product or service that you need help selling
leveraging the power of the Internet? Are you confused about what to do, where to spend your time, and how to properly generate a positive return on investment? Ever wondered what the term “marketing funnel” means and what that can do for your business? Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Join our resident Google Apps expert, Jeff Simpkins, as he discusses using Google Apps in your business business and outlines some of the changes and improvements that have been added since we last looked at the product. Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Do you find yourself checking too many websites to find useful information about your professional network? Do you try to find the time to search the web for information before your next meeting or phone call? The truth is, we all do. We believe in saving time, getting things done, and improving our relationships with our most important contacts. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
Here is a link to an appearance Andrea made on The Rachel Ray show earlier this year. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxzedbjtFiA
Toggle Commented Sep 3, 2010 on Success You Can Bank On at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2010 @ 1 pm Eastern Click here to download the handout for this webinar: Download Success You Can Bank On Handout 090610 Success – you may not know exactly what it is, but the last few years probably gave you the opportunity to know exactly what it is not! It is from the unusual vantage point of knowing what didn’t work, who you don’t want to work with and for, how you don’t want to use your time that you cultivate the kind of success in your life you can take to the bank. In this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 @ 1 pm Eastern Time – it’s something we all want more of. And the only way to really get more is to optimize the time we have, so we’re not wasting it on unnecessary tasks. In this week’s FWW, Eric talks time and productivity with Marc Gingras, CEO and founder of Tungle.me. Tungle.me is a scheduling application that eliminates the endless back and forth of finding times to meet. “Productivity isn’t just about getting more done,” says Marc. “It’s about making the best use of your time – eliminating the menial, but time consuming... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 @ 1 pm Eastern In this week's FWW, Jeff will be joined by our friend Gregory McPherson, author of the blog A Day in the Life and former high school classmate of Eric's. Greg was a guest on FWW in July, and had so many good tips to share that we decided to bring him back by popular demand. Greg has embraced the "Mac life" both personally and professionally and runs a successful RE/MAX Landmark real estate business. Over the past couple of years, Greg has shared some great tips on technology and other helpful... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 1 pm Eastern Instantly boost your confidence and influence using irresistible body language. Persuasion, influence and charisma can be yours with just a few secret moves. When your body language matches what your mouth is saying…you can achieve the results you want–personally as well as professionally. Have you ever thought that if you just knew the right words to say you would have no problem inspiring and influencing others, building trust and creating lasting relationships? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, this is exactly what I used to think. I used to think... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Link to Monthly "Your Secret Keys - A Monthly Series" Promotional Offer: http://julierenee.com/1w1 Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 @ 1 pm Eastern Free Webinar Wednesdays - Extreme Abundance with Rev. Julie Renee from Eric Cook on Vimeo. Have your visions expanded? Are you feeling more confident and sure? When thinking about playing big, living to your full potential, you will be most effective in the areas of your personal commitment and passion. When I was about 30 I had a realization. I became aware that I could will myself to be a blessing on my environment. With this context and... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 @ 1 pm Eastern Free Webinar Wednesdays - Success in Business Through Books from Eric Cook on Vimeo. This week join Free Webinar Wednesdays sponsor Jeff Simpkins as he invites open discussion regarding what books have had the most positive impact on your business. New books. Old books. E-books. Bring your ideas and participate in this open discussion call! Register Today: 
If you are not yet registered for the Free Webinar Wednesdays series, click here to register. We look forward to seeing you online! About Free Webinar Wednesdays: 
Free Webinar Wednesdays was created as a... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Access a recording of this webinar by clicking below: Date: Wednesday, April 21 @ 1 pm Eastern Join our resident Google Apps expert, Jeff Simpkins, as he discusses using Google Apps to manage your business calendar(s) and store and share documents using cloud computing (even if they are in formats such as Microsoft Office). Google Apps offers extremely powerful calendaring and document management capabilities. Join us as we explore some of the functionality. Google Apps is a very feature rich offering at a bargain basement price. Jeff Simpkins is President and CEO of Community Bank Consulting, Inc., one of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Access a recording of this webinar by clicking below: Date: Wednesday, April 7 @ 1 pm Eastern Join our resident Google Apps expert, Jeff Simpkins, as he discusses using Google Apps to host your business email. When most people think of Google and email, they think of personal Gmail addresses. Google Apps actually offers email hosting using your unique business domain name with their Gmail application in Google Apps. Gmail in Google Apps is a very feature rich offering at a bargain basement price. Jeff will share some tips on adding automation to your Google Apps Gmail to increase efficiency,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Mar 15, 2010
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Access a recording of this webinar by clicking below: Why the Senior Segment of Society is Important to Marketers As the senior population grows, companies will do well to create products and services that serve the over-60 segment of society. There are more than 78 million consumers in America and as Baby Boomers reach their sixtieth birthdays, the demand for products and services will require that companies pay attention to the purchasing power seniors hold. The key to reaching the senior market is in understanding what they really want. What they care about is nothing like what previous generations desired.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Access a recording of this webinar by clicking below: Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 1 pm Eastern Companies are cutting costs and laying off employees. Those who remain are scared of losing their jobs, and are quietly updating their resumes. Yet these may be the very employees that companies need to grow their business. No doubt, a salary increase or bonus are great motivators, but these may not be possible as managers look to shave expenses. Yet there are plenty of things companies to do to motivate employees that cost little or no money to implement. It all comes... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Access a recording of this webinar by clicking below: Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 @ 1 pm Eastern You want to do bigger things in life but sometimes those bigger, more meaningful projects seem impossible to get off the ground. How do you take time out of your busy day to dedicate to the things that really matter to you? And more importantly how do you overcome that ever present inner critic that tells you that you can’t do it? Join Annie Hart, creator and developer of the 42 Day Creative Retreat Process, which helped her create a nearly complete... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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Access a recording of this webinar by clicking below: Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 @ 1 pm Eastern Nina East, Lead Developer at www.BasicBlogSetup.com and Wordpress expert, knows plug-ins – the good, the bad, and the ugly. If you use Wordpress to run your site or blog, you most likely have plug-ins installed on your site. And, if you’re like most Wordpress users, you probably have some that you don’t use or don’t understand. The problem with this is that you may have some that conflict with your theme, interfering with performance, or even worse, shutting down your site. Nina... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2010 at Free Webinar Wednesdays
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