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About Beth Z
Meet Beth Z, your own personal Nerdy Best Friend.
She keeps up with all the new online applications and downloads that can help you look like you’re working with a team of marketing, computer and productivity experts, even if you suffer from a shrinking staff and a disappearing budget.
She loves to share her tools online and in person, and especially over cupcakes and coffee.
Betty Eidemiller, Society of Toxicology
“I’ve always enjoyed reading Beth’s posts and using her tips, and thought maybe Ziesenis was pronounced “zesty-ness”! Her company name Avenue Z is so appropriate because her breadth of knowledge and skills goes A-Z. Beth was our remote presenter for a staff development event and demonstrated her skills, knowledge, sense of humor, and ability to make the best of the situation when we had technological troubles.”
Mark Milroy, ASAE
Beth was a presenter for one of our online conferences, and she did an excellent job for us. Her speaking style is warm and engaging, she’s articulate and witty, and she has a wealth of knowledge about free and low-cost online tools.
Shawn Talbot, CAMFT
I have had an opportunity to hear Beth speak on numerous occasions. She is an engaging speaker whose presentations are packed full of practical information that can be immediately applied to almost any work setting. I have never left one of Beth’s presentations without taking at least a few pages of notes! Her “Low Cost Tools” and weekly e-mail newsletters provide an abundance of pertinent and helpful resources and information. I would recommend her as a presenter for any organization!
Jim Rider, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
I work within the fundraising arm of a national non-profit organization and enlisted the help of Beth for an inspiration dinner event that we were hosting for our fundraising campaign participants. We needed an MC for the evening and asked Beth for her services. Her ability to engage the audience with her sincerity, professionalism and her amazing sense of humor provided exactly what we needed for this event. The participants left the evening informed, inspired and had a few laughs along the way. I plan to request her services in the future for events like this and other public speaking opportunities for our organization.
Beth Z. has been one of my favorite follows for years. She understands the value of free for nonprofits and community volunteers, and she also understands the value of sharing resources.
Many of the tools I use on a regular basis are a direct result of her mission to make life easier… and they do!
Thanks, Beth, for making it easier to do good in my community!
I forward Beth Z’s tips to team members. We appreciate Beth’s money-saving tech tips!
I appreciate the diversity of the tools profiled and the ability to utilize free services in this downtrodden economy.
Everything Beth shares is practical, and I can always find something to implement immediately.
I love the easy to use tools. When I find something that works well for me, I tell everyone I know!
Beth Z shares useful right now tools that make a difference in the work I do!
Beth is always sharing some great new way to get things done more efficiently, more effectively AND if not free, then at a very competitive price!
Her user-friendly website offers a wealth of information and links which have saved me so much time and frustration over the past two years — and the fact that she sends out periodic notes about her new finds generally improves not just my day, but my entire week!
I have learned some great shortcuts as well as tips that have made my day more efficient.
Dawn Scrofano, ACEP
I have had Beth do a presentation twice to our chapter executive directors at our Chapter Executive Directors Forum. They all love her, and love all of her tips.
I have never received such high praise on my evaluation forms from the execs as I have gotten when Beth makes her presentation.
Beth’s resources are useful, practical, and always spot-on! I always look forward to receiving her emails as they bring me something new to improve my efficiency.
I, for one, can’t wait for her new book to come out! It’s already on my must read list.
Beth has great tips and tools, especially for those of us who may not be advanced technologically as we would like.
We can use her suggestions without having to have to get out an IT dictionary to understand the terminology! Very practical tips.
Beth Z takes real-life challenges and provides quick, easy and usually free links to tools that can simplify both your work and personal computer life.
She is the Dear Abby for computer geeks.
These are tools that you can easily implement into your daily business!
For one thing the emails are so easy to read and fun that I usually scan them and click on whatever she’s talking about.
Often, the tools are things that become a regular part of my tech toolbox.
The tools are FREE!!
Who doesn’t love FREE?
And who doesn’t love BETH??
Beth’s tools make you away of lots free sites for applications that you use. A wonderful resource.