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Hospitality Social Media Marketing News – October 11, 2018 Issue

Hospitality Social Media Marketing News – October 11, 2018 Issue

Social Media Marketing
The last two weeks had some big news in the social media world, with everything from access to new APIs being rolled out to features that give users new ways to shop on platform. There’s a lot to cover, so let’s dive in to look at all the social media changes affecting hotels and resorts happening now. Instagram Announces New Nametag Feature Instagram has just  announced a new feature called “Nametag, which makes it easier for users to follow and request to follow people in person. It works similarly to QR codes, and users will scan your Nametag in-app in order to see the option to follow you. Image:  Instagram  What This Means for Hotels & Resorts The easier it is to get your guests to follow you, the more likely ...
Ten tips to increase your sales from landscaping

Ten tips to increase your sales from landscaping

Online Marketing Tips
Photo: Pixabay Growing your landscaping business can sometimes be a challenge. Not only are you competing against other local companies, but you also have to continually be on the lookout for potential new customers. Doing so can be time-consuming, particularly when you consider the actual work you have to do. However, there can be no denying the benefits of great landscaping for your customers. So how do you convince them of this? Take a look at these 10 tips for increasing your sales from landscaping. They can help you build a strong customer base and grow your business. Be proactive It’s always a rewarding feeling when customers approach you about work. Whether they’ve seen your advertising or been referred by a previous client, it shows they’re impressed with your ...
Boat Club attempted robber had a bizarre motivation

Boat Club attempted robber had a bizarre motivation

Motivation
TWO female employees of the Hervey Bay Boat Club were threatened at knife point during dinner time by a patron who was hungry for money.    Drug addict Danial Kevin Ray Lier had pulled a hoodie over his face on June 26 before jumping onto the counter of the venue's gaming area to demand cash be put into his bag.   Among the many fundamentally wrong aspects of this scenario was the fact that Lier did not have a bag on him, leaving the victims both confused and fearing for their lives, a court has heard.  The knife used to threaten staff at the Hervey Bay Boat Club. Inge Hansen   The failed robbery ended with witnesses tackling Lier to the ground and hitting him with a chair to restrain him until police arrived.    On Thursda...
How to Ace Social Media Marketing with Limited Resources

How to Ace Social Media Marketing with Limited Resources

Social Media Marketing
Social media today drives the life of the internet savvy. Naturally, it is the preferred channel for businesses to reach out to consumers, generate brand buzz, and achieve business goals. Businesses big or small, all have social profiles and are working towards making their presence felt on social media. Here are some tips on how to crush social media marketing while optimizing limited resources.  Social Media marketing becomes more difficult if you are on a shoestring budget. But if you are thinking about it – you are on the right track. Let’s find out how you can optimize and effectively utilize your limited resources for an effective social media marketing strategy. Why B2B SMBs need a well-considered Content Marketing Strategy ...
Mastering Team Motivation

Mastering Team Motivation

Motivation
Inspiring your team to be their best is harder than it might seem.How do you motivate your employees? Answering this seemingly simple question is not quite as easy as you might think, cautioned Wendy Hauser, DVM, assistant vice president of veterinary relations for Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group, during her Wednesday session at the 2018 Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference®. Dr. Hauser’s lecture was sponsored by Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group, provider of ASPCA Pet Health Insurance.To help practice leaders better define and improve motivation among team members, Dr. Hauser discussed multiple psychological definitions and theories of motivation. Motivation involves “internal and external factors that stimulate desire and energy in people to be continually intere
Employee motivation decline

Employee motivation decline

Motivation
Posted on Oct 11, 2018 News research says employee motivation levels are on the decline with 29% saying they aren’t motivated A new research report, “Living to Work”, has shown employee motivation levels are on the decline. 29% of employees surveyed said they were not motivated at work in 2017 compared to just 18% who said the same in 2016. Reward and Recognition experts, Motivates Inc. Ltd, has commissioned its employee motivation research for the past three years, surveying over 2,000 UK employees in full-time employment. The full data shows like-for-like how employees are feeling in the workplace and what hygiene factors have affected behaviours year-on-year. Are you motivated at work? 2017         &nb...
People's Self Help Housing is creating a support program to empower Latina women seeking higher education

People's Self Help Housing is creating a support program to empower Latina women seeking higher education

Self Help
Natali Camacho remembers her college experience as a tough but important part of her life. She went to Allan Hancock College for three years and then transferred to UC Davis where she earned her degree in Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology. She wasn't exactly thrilled to be attending community college because her first choice was a university. Family and financial circumstances ultimately put her on the community college path. At first, Camacho was crushed. "But it [community college] opened my eyes, because I realized I was not ready to go forward to a university because I wasn't taught the skills or know what to look for in a university," Camacho said. ...
Digital marketing courses made simple: A step-by-step guide

Digital marketing courses made simple: A step-by-step guide

Online Marketing
Twitter Facebook Google+ WhatsApp LinkedIn Pinterest Email In the present world, you can see there is more demand for digital marketing professionals. This is due to the trend has changed from traditional marketing to online marketing. The online marketing uses the electronic media as the main source. The development of internet technologies has enabled this to reach to next level in doing or starting a business. Today, we can find many niche training centers or professional course institutes in Maharashtra. However, the digital marketing courses in Pune are the best for beginners to professionals. This can make them excel in this world of digital marketing. You can follow the below mentioned step-by-step guide to master this job oriented course. Digital Marketing Course for the B...
3 Steps to Find Out Why Your Social Media Leads Are Leaving

3 Steps to Find Out Why Your Social Media Leads Are Leaving

Social Media Marketing
|3 mins agoEvery digital marketer knows that good traffic doesn’t always translate to high conversions. Unless the leads are guided into a system nurturing them throughout the process, they don’t stick around. As a result, all of the likes and shares amount to nothing.That’s a big waste of marketing money. How big, you ask? According to The Content Factory, the average cost of outsourcing social media services ranges between $200 and $350 per day, or $4,000 to $7,000 per month.Further, The CMO Survey revealed that social media spending had tripled between 2009 and 2016, reaching 11.7 percent of total marketing budgets.However, despite almost 80 percent of marketers using at least one channel to promote their businesses, only 48 percent attribute any return on investmen...