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Day: October 2, 2018

Wellington loss to Boks provides 'a little more' motivation for All Blacks going into Sunday's Test

Wellington loss to Boks provides 'a little more' motivation for All Blacks going into Sunday's Test

Motivation
Following last month's shock 36-34 home defeat to the Springboks in Wellington, the All Blacks are out for revenge when the two sides meet in Pretoria this weekend. Having wrapped up the Rugby Championship in Argentina last week, the All Blacks have arrived in South Africa for Sundays's clash, and although on paper the match is a dead rubber, the All Blacks are out to restore pride, and avenge the loss in the capital. Speaking to media, midfielder Ryan Crotty spoke about what Sunday's match means for the All Blacks. "We're motivated for any Test," he began. "South Africa got one over us, and we're extremely motivated to come here and put it right. "We're an immensely competitive group - in...
KMK hired by New Vision for social media marketing

KMK hired by New Vision for social media marketing

Social Media Marketing
Tuesday Oct 2, 2018 at 3:53 PM Oct 2, 2018 at 3:53 PM ROCKFORD — KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, was recently hired by New Vision in Rockford to handle its social media marketing.New Vision provides eye-related care including lasik, cataract surgery, glaucoma care and vision exams and has an optical shop onsite. KMK has worked with the practice on various websites and other communications needs since 2003.For information: kmkmedia.com; newvisionrockford.com. Let's block ads! (Why?) Source link
Katie Holmes to star in NO-shot adaptation of self-help book 'The Secret'

Katie Holmes to star in NO-shot adaptation of self-help book 'The Secret'

Self Help
A feature-film adaptation of the self-help best-seller "The Secret" is ramping up to shoot in New Orleans, with Katie Holmes and Josh Lucas reportedly set to star. According to the city film office, principal photography on the independently produced film is scheduled to run from Oct. 30 through Dec. 6. Described as a love story, "The Secret" is inspired by the 2006 book of the same name, which centers on what is known as "the law of attraction" -- or the idea that positive thoughts can directly influence a person's life, including their health, their relationships and even their material wealth. The book, written by Rhonda Byrne, was inspired by an earlier documentary of the same name and received a major boost in popularity thanks media giant Oprah Winfrey's advocacy of it. It eventua...
Master the Art of DIY Online Marketing with These 3 Tools

Master the Art of DIY Online Marketing with These 3 Tools

Online Marketing
There is no denying that SEO has gone through some serious changes over the last year or so. While there are plenty of trends to catch up on, the most overwhelming one is of course moving to mobile first index. Google released plans back in 2016 to throw themselves headfirst into mobile ready website rankings. While website owners would have had a few years to catch up, in 2018 those changes are starting to really take effect. As a result of this shift to mobile focus, SEO in general has been a little harder for smaller businesses to crack. Even though major content management systems are trying to make it simple for non-tech savvy business owners to make viable websites that are already mobile optimized, the fast-changing SEO environment is getting even more inti...
How Healthy Is the US Startup Economy? The Inc. Entrepreneurship Index Will Tell You Each Quarter, Based on Over 1 …

How Healthy Is the US Startup Economy? The Inc. Entrepreneurship Index Will Tell You Each Quarter, Based on Over 1 …

Online Marketing Tips
As drivers of innovation, entrepreneurs are key to a thriving economy. Yet the startup ecosystem lacked a timely measure of its relative health and a way to gauge its directional trends. Enter the Inc. Entrepreneurship Index, a new economic indicator that monitors the condition of the U.S. startup economy in a data-rich analysis expressed in a quarterly score.The latest reading of the Index, clocking in at 85 for 2018's second quarter out of a total score of 100, shows U.S. entrepreneurial activity staying fairly steady. The number represents an ebbing from a score of 87 in the first quarter, continuing an easing from its 2014 high. This metric reflects the persisting challenges that small-business owners face in the tight hiring market, even as access to capital opens up for them, as I...
What's your B2B online sales and marketing strategy for ingredients? – webinar

What's your B2B online sales and marketing strategy for ingredients? – webinar

Marketing Strategy
The ingredientsonline.com™ e-commerce platform is changing the way nutritional raw material buyers and sellers are doing business. This new technology gives buyers – your prospective customers – the ability to save time and money by sourcing and purchasing ingredients online 24/7-365. CPG companies and contract manufacturers are buying on ingredientsonline.com™ because they get quick access to QA/QC documents, can see real-time U.S. inventory, request samples, and simply add their order to their cart and check out. And, in many cases, the product is delivered that same day. There are more than 5,000 North American pre-qualified, registered members from the dietary supplement, food and beverage, personal care and animal nutrition industries already on the platform...
3 self-help books influencers swear by

3 self-help books influencers swear by

Self Help
A little self-care goes a long way in helping us reach our potential, and successful people such as Basetsana Kumalo, Jada Pinkett Smith and Mmanaka Kelobonye understand just that. Defined by Psychology Dictionary as: “The process of looking after one’s self”, there are hundreds of thousands of books written on the subject across various themes. The three women – all successful in their own right – have taken to Instagram to share uplifting book’s that they are reading that inspire self-care in various aspects of one’s life. Below are their picks: READ MORE: Tumi Morake to release a debut book And Then Mama Said Actuarial specialist, blogger and founder of online clothing CMK Couture Kelobonye shared Da...
Davison County Commission reviews new marketing strategy for Fairgrounds Complex

Davison County Commission reviews new marketing strategy for Fairgrounds Complex

Marketing Strategy
Hofer, administrative assistant at the complex, developed the marketing strategy based on her own research that aims to improve the online presence of the complex and help boost its usage by the community. She presented her findings to the Davison County Commission earlier this week."Good marketing and knowing how to use and optimize search engines would make it so much easier for people to find and understand the possibilities for personal or community events," Hofer said. "Street signage would also help make it easier to find for people travelling to Mitchell from rural areas."The new campaign suggests repositioning the weblink for the complex on to the Davison County Commissioner's first page of its website, optimizing search parameters and possibly making some modifications to the n...
5 digital marketing books every SME owner must read this year

5 digital marketing books every SME owner must read this year

Online Marketing
Thought digital marketing was an occupation reserved for the trendy twenty-somethings in central London agencies? Well, think again. According to the Office for National Statistics, 78% of adults bought goods or services online this year, and the percentage of older people accessing the consumer marketplace is also growing. It doesn’t matter whether you’re running a boutique social media agency or a trophy engraving SME, both businesses and consumers are living an increasingly digital existence. This means that business owners need to get enlightened about how they can target customers online, and beat out the other competition. Begin by adding these 5 top digital marketing books to your reading list: 1. Killing Marketing: How Innovative Businesses Are Turning Marketin...