Ina Klasko is pleased to speak before civic, fraternal, business
organizations, and social groups on a variety of computer related topics. These
range from light and amusing yet informative topics to industry specific topics
designed to fill a need. Feel free to contact us for further information.
Some of our previous topics include:
Thinkin' of LinkedIn???
or Who Do I Know Who Knows Who I Need To Know?
Learn the fine details of getting started on LinkedIn, its purpose and
potential to increase your marketing online. How to create your profile (your
on-line business resume), use it to increase your professional credibility,
and update it for added exposure. How to use it beyond making contact with
people who may already be contacts. Exactly who should I include in my
Connections? What are groups? How do you get recommendations from contacts?
How do you answer questions to demonstrate your expertise in your field? How
can I reach someone my contact knows? What to do and not to do? How much
personal information is still professional? Go beyond the obvious and dig
deep into the power of this profitable, new age business tool.
Cheers! Keeping Your Computer Healthy
You kick and scream. You stomp your feet. You practically howl at the
moon. All to no avail. That shiny computer you bought just ten months ago is
getting slower, and slower, and slower... Or is it just getting a case of
computer senility? Well, fret no more! Bring your pens and paper to get the
low-down on computer health. Yes, Virginia, you CAN do something to keep
that baby humming. Learn some valuable tips for keeping the big, bad
computer consultant out of your office and checkbook. Your very own
Technology Therapist will tell you what programs to get, which ones to
avoid, simple utilities to clean up dead weight, and the truth about
anti-virus software. You won't want to miss the tips and hints that fall out
of her head.
Dinner's Ready, Set The Computer! - A Layman's Guide To Computers
Ever wonder why children completely accept computers and operate them far
more efficiently than adults? Perhaps it is just that they were born into
the technology. Learn what those “mysterious” guts of your computer actually
do in everyday terms. Whether you are buying a new computer or upgrading
your old one, or just want to have a better grasp on the mysteries of your
computer, knowing the terms used and the functions of the various components
is half the battle. This entertaining presentation reduces computer
technology and theory to simple, 'plain people' speak terms. If you can
throw a dinner party or Thanksgiving dinner you will immediately understand
your computer. Be prepared to laugh during the presentation, AND at your
next holiday dinner.
Creating The Small Business Technology Plan
Today's savvy business owner knows the importance of
detailed Business and Marketing Plans for the survival of their business.
However, thousands of dollars are at risk by ignoring the seldom-publicized
Technology Plan. A well-defined Technology Plan allows the business owner to
more fully utilize available technologies to increase business or gain an
edge over their competition. After accepting this fact, where do you go?
What do you need? Should you call in a field expert? Should you buy more
equipment or just throw away your calculator and fax machine in favor of
paper and pencil and smoke signals? Learn how to evaluate your business
needs, plan your equipment purchases during different phases of your
business to build upon a base instead of wasting money, and integrate your
Business and Marketing Plans with your own Technology Plan. USE the
technologies before they abuse you.
Mail Merge Your Way To New Business With Microsoft Outlook
Mail Merge provides a valuable tool for accessing new marketing
opportunities for the small business owner. Classroom style presentation
teaches the use of Mail Merge with Microsoft Outlook 2000 and Word®.
Attendees will learn how to painlessly merge business contacts with form
letters to produce mass mailings, both snail mail and e-mail.
Powerful PowerPoint Presentations
Take your presentations out of
the ho-hum and into great-one. Transcend the boring black and white
overheads; put some snap into your presentations with color and templates.
Hand-outs and speaker’s notes no longer have to be a mystery or scribbled on
index cards. Learn the basic techniques for great presentations and explore
the advanced capabilities of this member of the Microsoft Office Suite.
OK, My Audience Is Naked, Now What?
(Speaking Mechanics for Non-Speakers)
Public Speaking for the regular business owner. Regardless what business
you are in, at some time or another you will probably be called upon to
speak in front of a group, or conduct a meeting. Learn some pointers in
creating your presentation and pitfalls to avoid for the non-professional
speaker. Presentation deals more with the technical mechanics such as
how to stand in front of a group, equipment, tools, outline set-up, etc.