Microsoft Approved Technology Programming

Thursday, May 25, 2017

 Here are some business tips from Microsoft:

1.  Microsoft guidance for WannaCrypt Malware Attack

All customers using Microsoft Windows operating systems can use this link for technical guidance relating to the WannaCrypt Malware. This guidance also applies to those utilizing Windows XP.

Official Link

2.  Delivering Exceptional Customer Service: 3 Best Practices (Webinar)

52 percent of U.S. consumers switch service providers due to poor customer service experiences, according to Accenture.* Watch the 45-minute Delivering Exceptional Customer Service: 3 Best Practices webcast to learn about the modern tools companies are using to improve customer service.

  • Improved customer service: How to incorporate customer data and social inputs to build customer profiles that boost sales and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Social selling: How to use social media to learn about your customers’ like and dislikes
  • Integrated brand experience: How to have your company be identified for all outgoing calls to a customer

 Official Registration Link

3.  Social selling: Using social networks to grow sales (Webinar):

In this episode, learn how to leverage social channels like LinkedIn to nurture customer relationships and build your pipeline.

Official Registration Link

Money Smart for Small Business

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Money Smart:  A Financial Education Program

Town Hall Webinar 

When: Thursday, June 8, 2017 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Mountain)

What:  Money Smart for Small Business (MSSB) provides a practical introduction to topics related to starting and managing a business.  Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), this instructor-led curriculum consists of 13 modules available in English and Spanish that can be downloaded by anyone.  There are no requirements to use MSSB, however organizations are encouraged to join the Money Smart Alliance.

Why:  At this meeting you will hear from MSSB Alliance Members that are using the curriculum in different ways. The purpose of this meeting is:

  • Further your understanding of the MSSB Curriculum and connect it with your mission and strategic objectives
  • Learn how others customize the MSSB modules to meet the needs of their unique entrepreneur audiences
  • Ask questions and share experiences about the adoption and implementation of MSSB

There is no cost to attend this event but registration is required.  Please follow the link to register and learn more details about this event.

To see other Money Smart and FDIC Events please follow this link.


Social Media Options, Small Businesses Need Focus

Friday, May 19, 2017

SHARK TANK Casting Call

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Comcast Business brings SHARK TANK Casting to the metropolitan area! 

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Wristbands distributed 9AM – 11AM

Comcast Business brings local entrepreneurs the chance to grow their business, by bringing a SHARK TANK Casting Call to Denver, Wednesday May 24th! Casting Call attendees will have one minute to pitch their business/product/idea to the Shark Tank Casting team. Wristband distribution begins at 9:00 A.M. Only the first 500 applicants are guaranteed to be seen, so arrive early to secure your numbered wristband. For location details and to download the application form, go to

See overview here...



Food Meetup at Innovation Pavilion

Monday, May 15, 2017

Attention:  Food Industry Entrepreneurs:  Food Trucks, Caterers, Manufacturers, Cottage Foods

How To Increase Sales Using Social Media
Tuesday, May 30th | 9:30 - 10:30 AM
Innovation Pavilion | 9200 Mineral Avenue | Centennial

To register:

Are you getting the most from your Social Media?
Is there a better platform for your target audience?
What small change in your social media will increase your sales?

Valerie Morris of Tintero Creative works with the food industry to:

* Increase sales
* Maximize your return on social media
* Use video to increase views
* Get more bookings
* Tips on what to post on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest
* Insight on Snapchat, Instagram Stories and more
* Broad overview of current trends
* Much more

Valerie Morris is a social media strategist who believes that you can be successful in social media marketing AND have balance in life. She understands social media growth tactics and how they fit in with other digital marketing disciplines like SEO, blogging, advertising, email, and more. Valerie founded Tintero Creative, a digital agency based in the Colorado front range. When not in front of a screen, she can be found running with her dogs, doing Pinterest DIY projects, or learning how to take care of goats.