USING SOCIAL NETWORKING IN YOUR CAREER: 5 TOOLS TO KNOW MCHENRY, ILLINOIS

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USING SOCIAL NETWORKING IN YOUR CAREER: 5 TOOLS TO KNOW MCHENRY, ILLINOIS

Learn what social networking tools can do for your career.

ALGONQUIN, IL. August 16, 2011. – The demand for social networking training for business growing by leaps and bounds. Professionals see the value of leveraging low cost social networking tools to build credibility and create a strong network of support.

According to the Business Ledger, “The number of executives wanting to learn about social media has exploded”, said Amy Murphy director of corporate and community services at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, IL.

McHenry County Women in Management (WIM) hosts a breakfast session with social networking coach and author April M. Williams on August 18, 2011. Williams will share  excerpts from her book “Social Networking Throughout Your Career: What’s All the Buzz About?“.

At this breakfast session, April will share “The Social Networking for Your Career: The Big 5 Tools to Know”. Hear about the tools with the greatest payback for your professional career.

“Women In Management members and guests are thrilled to have April M. Williams share tips and tools of social networking at our August breakfast event,” said Denise Gaskell, WIM VP of Programs. “Learning from April on how to navigate and enhance Social Networking sites and skills are key to making connections and growing a healthy business for 2011 and beyond!”

April teaches social networking for business classes for the Small Business Development Centers and is President of CyberLife Tutors coaching private clients.

Breakfast is included in this session and costs $12 for members, $15 for guests. To reserve your place, please e-mail mchenrycounty@wimonline.org or register online at www.wimonline.org. For more information contact McHenry County Board of Directors at phone 815-459-3860.

About April M. Williams: April M. Williams is a nationally recognized speaker, author, blogger and coach who has assisted hundreds of people in their career. By demonstrating the power of social networking tools, April shows clients how to leverage their strengths to enhance their careers. April published two books and numerous articles on career building as well as other related business topics. She has been featured in major publications including the Wall Street Journal, Project Management Institute, Savvy and Nations Restaurant News. April is a contributing editor to the Blacks Gone Geek IT forum and Hawaii travel website 808Talk. For information on upcoming events, visit CyberLife Tutors calendar.

Copies of April’s books are available on her CyberLife Tutors website. Follow April on Twitter, Facebook and her “Where Are You Today?” travel blog.

EDITORS: If you would like more information about this topic or to schedule an interview with April M. Williams, please contact us at 414-502-7745 or http://www.cyberlifetutors.com/contact/.

Black Data Processing Associates Conference Features April M. Williams

The Black Data Processing Associates national conference features Algonquin author and executive coach April M. Williams, President of CyberLife Tutors.

The 2011 National Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) Technology conference will feature April M. Williams, an executive coach and author of “Social Networking Throughout Your Career.” She will present two sessions, “Creating Buzz Marketing for Professionals” and Facebook: Your Chapter PR Friend.”

During these 90 minute sessions, BDPA conference attendees will engage in interactive sessions to promote their professional careers using social networking tools. As a result of these presentations, participants will be armed to promote themselves effectively in the marketplace and demonstrate the value of their skills.

“The days of passive job career management are gone. By using technology to expand our professional networking, we can leverage our connections to reach out to the key people in our industry,” said April M. Williams. “By building bridges and crafting succinct on-target messages, we can market our best qualities.”

Before opening her company, April’s career was in Fortune 50 company IT program and project management.

April has been recognized as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute. She earned her Master’s Degree (Information Systems) and Bachelor’s (Telecommunications) from Roosevelt University, Schaumburg, Illinois.

April has been featured in major publications including the Wall Street Journal, CBS Chicago News, Project Management Institute, Savvy and Nations Restaurant News.

The 35th annual Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) conference will be held in Chicago August 3-6, 2011 at the Hilton Chicago.

The Art of the Craft 2011 URWA Writers Conference Park City, Utah

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THE ART OF CRAFT 2011 URWA WRITERS CONFERENCE PARK CITY, UTAH

Authors gather to share ideas and perfect their craft

ALGONQUIN, IL. July 12, 2011. – Authors, both new and experienced know it is hard to get your writing noticed. Thousands of books are published each year. How does a writer stand out from the crowd?

Recognizing the need for authors to find information on readers, publishers, and their competition, the Romance Writers of America® Utah Chapter presents Heart of the West authors conference. The two day conference will be held October 7 and 8, 2011 at The Canyons in Park City, Utah. Members and non-members are welcome to attend.

“For the price it’s a great conference, and this year we are focusing on the craft of writing so the lessons learned apply across all genres, “ said event organizer and author Lisa Deon.

Special guest authors Anne Stuart and Lani Diane Rich will be at the event and editors will be accepting pitches. The weekend events include presentations from published authors including:

  • Lani Diane Rich/Lucy March,“Fueling Your Romance”
  • Alastair Stephens, Storywonk Podcasts, “A Man’s Guide to Writing Men, for Women”
  • John D. Brown, “Lessons on Story from The Hunger Games”
  • Collaborations Panel, “How to work with someone you like and not kill them by the time you write The End”. Panel includes: Sisters, friends, spouses and insights from a mother/daughter writing team.
  • April M. Williams, CyberLife Tutors, “Connect With the Write Stuff: Using social networking to build contacts, attract readers and sell books”
  • Jenni Holbrook-Talty, Who Dares Wins Publishing , “Indie Publishers and Self Publishing”
  • Anita Mumm, The Nelson Literary Agency , “Writing Strong Query Letters”
  • Haley Stokes, Arch Editing, “POV: Pros and Cons”

Jennifer Talty,  co-creator of Who Dares Wins Publishing with NY Times Best-Selling Author Bob Mayer will host a workshop covering the digital side of publishing and what this means to the 21st century author.. She runs the technical side of the business including all cover design and ebook file conversions. Her workshop will cover the digital side of publishing and what this means to the 21st century author.

About the Romance Writers of America® Utah Chapter: Utah RWA Meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of every month, unless noted otherwise. Follow the conference on Twitter with hashtag #RWAHOW.

About April M. Williams: April M. Williams is a nationally recognized speaker, author, blogger and coach who has assisted hundreds of people in their career. By demonstrating the power of social networking tools, April shows clients how to leverage their strengths to enhance their careers. April published two books and numerous articles on career building as well as other related business topics. She has been featured in major publications including the Wall Street Journal, Project Management Institute, Savvy and Nations Restaurant News. April is a contributing editor to the Blacks Gone Geek IT forum and Hawaii travel website 808Talk. For information on upcoming events, visit CyberLife Tutors calendar.

Copies of April’s books are available on her CyberLife Tutors website. Follow April on Twitter, Facebook and her “Where Are You Today?” travel blog.

EDITORS: If you would like more information about this topic or to schedule an interview with April M. Williams, please contact us at 414-502-7745 or http://www.cyberlifetutors.com/contact/.

Social Networking Throughout Your Career book cover

Social Networking Throughout Your Career book cover

 

Ignite Your Passion: How to Find and Ignite Your Fire Inside

Ignite Your Passion: How to Find and Ignite Your Fire Inside

Networking For Results DVD

Networking For Results DVD – 51 minute live presentation.

 

Social Media Classes at Shah Center McHenry County

Press Release: Illinois Small Business Development Center Classes for McHenry County

March 15, 2011

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SOCIAL MEDIA FOR BUSINESS CLASSES

Illinois Small Business Development Center and Cyberlife Tutors host Social Media classes

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ALGONQUIN, ILLINOIS – March 15, 2011

Please join the Illinois Small Business Development Center and Cyberlife Tutors for an interactive, two part series on Social Media and how it applies to YOUR McHenry County business today.

This series is designed for those new to or curious about social media as a business building tool. Hosted by Illinois Small Business Development Center and April M. Williams of CyberLife Tutors, attendees will see how business can harness the power of free tools to target specific customers. Sessions cover LinkedIn and Facebook for your business. Mark your calendar for April 21 and 28, 2011 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane, McHenry, Illinois 60050. Cost is $30 per session. For registration or more information please contact Illinois Small Business Development Center at (815) 455-6098 or email sdbc@mchenry.edu .

“Understanding the keystrokes of how to harness and use social media is a key capability to operating effectively,” states ISBDC Director Mary Margaret Maule. ”These classes shorten your learning curve and reduce wasted time trying to learn yourself, self taught. Social media is the fastest growing form of marketing, most cost effective and flexible. Social media is a MUST have for all small businesses.”

See how other McHenry County businesses have grown their business using social media.

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April M. Williams, a nationally recognized speaker, author, coach and blogger actively leverages the power of social networking tools. April is President of CyberLife Tutors and shows clients how to leverage their strengths to enhance their business. April published a book “Social Networking Throughout Your Career” and has been featured in major publications including the Wall Street Journal, Project Management Institute, Savvy, Business Journal and Nations Restaurant News.

April M. Williams teaches a Facebook for Business class at Shah Center

April M. Williams teaches a Facebook for Business class at Shah Center McHenry County

ABOUT CyberLife Tutors – Serving McHenry County, Northern Illinois and surrounding areas to promote business through low cost, high impact marketing, building relationships and driving results.

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LinkedIn Strategies for Your Career

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April M. Williams
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STRATEGIES TO BE NOTICED ON LINKEDIN AND LAND YOUR DREAM JOB

Career Transitions Center of Chicago hosts a special presentation with speaker, author, blogger and coach April M. Williams on March 29, 2011.
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ALGONQIUN, ILLINOIS – February 18, 2011
The Career Transitions Center of Chicago will feature author and executive coach April M. Williams and her presentation “Strategies to Be Found on LinkedIn” to land your dream job. Attendees will learn ways to make the most out of Linkedin to be more effective in their job search.

The session will be held from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm on Tuesday, March 29th in the Career Transitions Center Great Room at 703 West Monroe, Chicago, Illinois, 60661.

CNN says 84% of Americans plan to look for a new position this year. How will you differentiate yourself from the competition? Hiring managers and recruiters are looking for someone with your skills on LinkedIn. Will they find you? Master strategies to be noticed on LinkedIn and land your dream job. Learn in how you can benefit from the using LinkedIn in session with April M. Williams.

“No longer is a good web presence optional. Smart career management requires leveraging LinkedIn and other online capabilities. April is a valuable and informed resource and guide.”
–  Laura Sterkel, Director, Programs & Coaching, Career Transitions Center of Chicago.

With over 5,000 first level connection, April knows how to leverage LinkedIn and maximize the power of her network. Visit April’s LinkedIn profile to see her client, coworker and partner recommendations.

Offered to CTC clients and the public at no charge. Register by email to host@ctcchicago.org. For more information, contact Career Transitions Center of Chicago at (312) 906-9908.

April M. Williams, a nationally recognized speaker, author, coach and blogger actively leverages the power of social networking tools. April is President of CyberLife Tutors and shows clients how to leverage their strengths to enhance their business. April published a book “Social Networking Throughout Your Career” and has been featured in major publications including the Wall Street Journal, Project Management Institute, Savvy, Business Journal and Nations Restaurant News.

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ABOUT CyberLife Tutors – Serving McHenry County, Northern Illinois and surrounding areas to promote business through low cost, high impact marketing, building relationships and driving results.

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Facebook Your Toastmasters Club PR Friend

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April M. Williams
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FACEBOOK YOUR TOASTMASTERS CLUB PR FRIEND

David Reed and Oak Brook, Illinois Toastmasters club hosts a presentation with speaker, author, blogger and coach April M. Williams on February 22, 2011.
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ALGONQIUN, ILLINOIS – February 16, 2011
The Oak Brook, Illinois Serious Speakers Toastmasters club will feature April M. Williams and her presentation on “Facebook Your Toastmasters Club PR Friend” to build membership and your career. Attendees will see how their club can harness the power of these tools to recruit new members and retain current members.

David Reed, MIM(MBA) is Toastmaster of the Day for this event from 5:30 to 6:00 pm at the Republic Bank in Oak Brook (2221 Camden Court).

“All are invited to hear this wonderful and educational speaker,” David said.

April M. Williams, a nationally recognized speaker, author, coach and blogger actively leverages the power of social networking tools. April is President of CyberLife Tutors and shows clients how to leverage their strengths to enhance their business. April published a book “Social Networking Throughout Your Career” and has been featured in major publications including the Wall Street Journal, Project Management Institute, Savvy, Business Journal and Nations Restaurant News.

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ABOUT the CyberLife Tutors – Serving McHenry County, Northern Illinois and surrounding areas to promote business through low cost, high impact marketing, building relationships and driving results.

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Social Media to Promote Your Toastmasters Club

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Facebook: Your Toastmasters Club PR Friend

Social Networking Connects Toastmasters Community

ALGONQUIN, IL, December 30, 2010 – Toastmasters clubs see the power of social networking as Facebook, Twitter and other popular tools gain popularity. Now Toastmasters clubs are using these tools to build their clubs, communicate and expand their reach.

Recognizing the need to connect with their members and potential members, more and more clubs are getting into social networking. April M. Williams, president of CyberLife Tutors http://www.cyberlifetutors.com wrote the book “Social Networking Throughout Out Your Career: What’s all the Buzz About”. She shares best practices with fellow Toastmasters at the Toastmasters Leadership Institute on January 15, 2011.

For more information or to register for the event, visit Toast of Chicago.

Topics will include:

  • How to get started with social networking for your club.
  • Why a social networking strategy is important to your marketing success.
  • How to engage your club and inspire action.

Social media is critical for today’s business – for profit and non-profit alike,” said Toastmasters Northwest (A) Division Governor Michelle Kabele. Toastmasters provides skill based training classes for members and on Saturday, Jan 15, Toastmasters will provide 36 sessions for members and guests including a session on Social Media, led by social media expert April M. Williams, to help our members increase their capabilities in this important area.

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About CyberLife Tutors:

CyberLife Tutors, located in Algonquin, Illinois, specializes in integrating social networking with traditional marketing for McHenry County businesses. April’s book, Social Networking Throughout Your Career is available on Amazon.com.

More information on upcoming classes available at the following link: http://www.cyberlifetutors.com/calendar

EDITORS: If you would like more information about this topic or to schedule an interview with April M. Williams, please contact April at 847-207-7412 or email April.

Business Infor Guide Interviews April M Williams

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CyberLife Tutors
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BUSINESS INFO GUIDE INTERVIEW

Business Info Guide Interviews Author April M. Williams

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ALGONQIUN, ILLINOIS – December 12, 2010
Business Info Guide recently interviewed author April M. Williams for her business networking series.

This series is designed for those interesting in growing their business with media as a business building tool. Hosted by Stephanie Chandler, a way to share useful resources with fellow entrepreneurs.

April M. Williams, a nationally recognized speaker, author, coach and blogger actively leverages the power of social networking tools. April is President of CyberLife Tutors and shows clients how to leverage their strengths to enhance their business. April published a book “Social Networking Throughout Your Career” and has been featured in major publications including the Wall Street Journal, Project Management Institute, Savvy, Business Journal and Nations Restaurant News.

ABOUT the CyberLife Tutors – Serving McHenry County, Northern Illinois and surrounding areas to promote business through low cost, high impact marketing, building relationships and driving results.

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Relationship Marketing Cafe Interviews April M Williams

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CyberLife Tutors
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RELATIONSHIP MARKETING CAFE INTERVIEW

Relationship Marketing Cafe Interviews Author April M. Williams

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ALGONQUIN, ILLINOIS – November 1, 2010

Relationship Marketing Cafe recently interviewed author April M. Williams for her business networking series.

This series is designed for those interesting in growing their business with media as a business building tool. Hosted by D’vorah Lansky, members learn the power of free tools to target specific customers. Sessions cover multiple social networking topics and guest bloggers.

April M. Williams, a nationally recognized speaker, author, coach and blogger actively leverages the power of social networking tools. April is President of CyberLife Tutors and shows clients how to leverage their strengths to enhance their business. April published a book “Social Networking Throughout Your Career” and has been featured in major publications including the Wall Street Journal, Project Management Institute, Savvy, Business Journal and Nations Restaurant News.

ABOUT the CyberLife Tutors – Serving McHenry County, Northern Illinois and surrounding areas to promote business through low cost, high impact marketing, building relationships and driving results.

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Illinois Small Business Development Center Classes

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SOCIAL MEDIA FOR BUSINESS SERIES

Illinois Small Business Development Center and Cyberlife Tutors host Social Media classes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALGONQIUN, ILLINOIS – November 1, 2010

Please join the Illinois Small Business Development Center and Cyberlife Tutors for an interactive, four part series on Social Media and how it applies to YOUR McHenry County business today.

This series is designed for those new to or curious about social media as a business building tool. Hosted by Illinois Small Business Development Center and April M. Williams of CyberLife Tutors, attendees will see how business can harness the power of free tools to target specific customers. Sessions cover LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and blogs. Mark your calendar for February 2, 9, 16, 23, 2011 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane, McHenry, Illinois 60050. Cost is $30 per session or $100 for the series. For registration or more information please contact Illinois Small Business Development Center at (815) 455-6098 or email sdbc@mchenry.edu .

“Understanding the keystrokes of how to harness and use social media is a key capability to operating effectively,” states ISBDC Director Mary Margaret Maule. ”These classes shorten your learning curve and reduce wasted time trying to learn yourself, self taught. Social media is the fastest growing form of marketing, most cost effective and flexible. Social media is a MUST have for all small businesses.”

April M. Williams, a nationally recognized speaker, author, coach and blogger actively leverages the power of social networking tools. April is President of CyberLife Tutors and shows clients how to leverage their strengths to enhance their business. April published a book “Social Networking Throughout Your Career” and has been featured in major publications including the Wall Street Journal, Project Management Institute, Savvy, Business Journal and Nations Restaurant News.

ABOUT the CyberLife Tutors – Serving McHenry County, Northern Illinois and surrounding areas to promote business through low cost, high impact marketing, building relationships and driving results.

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