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Volume 3, Issue 5

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Effective Strategies is devoted to sharing ideas that can improve your business performance. Last issue, we looked at business lessons to be learned by volunteering your time. This issue, we give tips and tricks for creating a successful volunteer experience.

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Reader Ideas Welcome

Do you have a great small business management idea youíd like to share with our readers? Send it on! Specific questions and topic ideas are also welcome. Share your ideas via e-mail at carrie@soarhigher.com.


Marketing Your Company through Community Involvement

This is part two of a two-part series on volunteering as a business strategy. In this issue, I discuss tips and tricks for creating a successful volunteer experience. There is a right way and a wrong way to do it, and Iíve done both. Here are ideas that will help you develop your marketing strategy through community involvement:

Not plugged into an organization you love? Start shopping for one now. The sooner you find an organization that aligns with your professional goals, the happier and more successful you'll be professionally


Carrie Perrien Smith is a professional speaker, published writer, and owner of Soar with Eagles, a Rogers, Arkansas-based company. She is a publishing, communication, and training industry veteran whose corporate career spans 15 years, split between Texas Instruments and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Her company offers training, book publishing, conference management, and consulting services as well as a professional speakerís bureau.  

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