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Happy Holidays from Comprendia & SDBN: Vote for Donations to #SciFund

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Happy Holidays from Comprendia & SDBN!

Thanks for your support in 2010 and we hope to see more of you in 2011! Mary Canady & Rebecca Watson-Beattie Comprendia & San Diego Biotechnology Network (Image created using Tagxedo and it’s a word cloud from the content of our blog. Clicking on each word searches our website for the term! We love word clouds…)

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Sound Bytes: Links and Tips For Life Science Marketing & Social Media 12/10/2010

Here is our latest collection of links and tips for life science marketing and social media: Social Media Tools Feed. Our 4th Social Media for Life Science and Biotechnology Workshop went well this week (it will be available as a webinar soon, check out the training page for updates), and we’re ready to start again next year with the series. We’ll also be rolling out some new tools and resources for you soon, to whet your appetite, check out our social media tools RSS feed which you can subscribe to by email. The only constant in social media is change, so keeping apprised of the best tools will help you to keep on top. Holiday Gift Cards Benefiting Science Students. Our friends in the Bay area have a great idea–send holiday e-cards that benefit California students! Check it out, it looks easy, or consider making a donation to your favorite charity in lieu of sending printed cards or gifts. On Literature Becoming More Social. Several items have surfaced recently about life science research publications becoming more social, such as a review of paper sharing application Mendeley and a new app called Annotatr which allows scientists to comment on papers. I […]

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Tis the Season: Tips for Sending Holiday Cards & Gifts

After reading a thoughtful post from Sally Church about personally reaching out to business partners during the holidays, I thought it might be a good time to give some pointers on the subject. While sending holiday cards or gifts is an excellent way to stay on the ‘radar’ of clients, potential clients, and partners, you should also carefully consider the message and the way it is delivered. Here are some tips for small companies or departments based on our experiences: Compose your list. First determine how many cards and/or gifts you will send. Look through your accounting software, LinkedIn connections, your CRM, ask your team to look through their contacts, and also think about the message you’d like to send. If you want to send a ‘thank you for your business’ card, choose only clients/customers, or segment your customers, partners and potential leads into different lists. Also, you may want to send cards to everyone, and gifts only to a select few–might as well tag them all accordingly at this time. Choose your cards. There are myriad companies who will customize cards for you, but you really should order them soon and be cognizant that cards that arrive past Dec. […]

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