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Day: January 4, 2019

Self-motivation strong in new year’s first few days – Pontiac Daily Leader

Self-motivation strong in new year’s first few days – Pontiac Daily Leader

Motivation
Luke Smucker Friday Jan 4, 2019 at 9:11 AM     The gym is no longer just a location for muscle-bound men and women to work up a sweat. While the emphasis on self-improvement and dedication continues, today’s gym is about individuals improving physical strength on machines, cardiovascular fitness with workouts and diet with education focused on nutrition.    Get Yourself Motivated in Pontiac, which also has a sister location in Washington, officially opened at Vermillion Plaza Suite 32 on April 30, 2017. About three months later, business owners Keri and Kendall Martin hired Megan Dwyer, known for her past work as an instructor for Madd Fitness...
11 Best Self Help Books for Women 2019 – Inspiring Personal Improvement Books – MarieClaire.com

11 Best Self Help Books for Women 2019 – Inspiring Personal Improvement Books – MarieClaire.com

Self Help
Design by Morgan McMullen "Self-help books" is not exactly what one would describe as the most thrilling section of Barnes & Noble (yes, we still go there, you should too!). That is, until you realize there are a handful of incredible, non-cheesy books stocked there that will simply make you feel good—like you're receiving advice from a trusted girlfriend or an inspiring mentor. No matter what you're going through in life—a breakup, a career change, an identity crisis, or maybe you're just feeling blue—we can all use a little pick-me-up every now and then. Make these empowering books, below, required reading in 2019. 1 To Get Out of Your Comfort Zone 'Year of Yes' ...
Social Media Marketing: 7 Steps to Make It Work for Your Business – AllBusiness.com

Social Media Marketing: 7 Steps to Make It Work for Your Business – AllBusiness.com

Social Media Marketing
Is social media marketing working for your small business? If you aren’t sure whether it is really worth all the effort, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey reported in LSA Insider, small and midsize business owners expressed concern about the ROI of social media marketing, while at the same time recognizing its importance.Some 57% of small and midsize businesses say social media is one of their most important marketing channels; in fact, 30% say it is their most important marketing channel. However, two-thirds (66%) say they aren’t confident that they’re doing social media marketing right. What’s driving people nuts about social media? Here’s what survey respondents say about their frustrations with social media: 39% say they know they ne...
Tidying Up With Marie Kondo Offers Gentle Self-Help, For Better and Worse – Jezebel

Tidying Up With Marie Kondo Offers Gentle Self-Help, For Better and Worse – Jezebel

Self Help
Image: NetflixTidying Up With Marie Kondo was released on January 1, in a calculated attempt to activate the great American tradition of overhauling one’s life when the new year hits. It is mesmerizing in its sameness, much like The Great British Bakeoff or Queer Eye soothes the brain. Marie Kondo, Japanese tidying expert, and her translator, Lida, lead the subjects gently towards their own conclusions that yes, they have too much stuff, and some, if not most, of it should be tidied away. I watched four episodes over two days, unable to really tell when one began and the other ended and felt, for one small moment, the desire to upend my dresser drawers onto my bed in order to purge my life of everything undesirable. The driving principle behind the KonMari method is the notion of...
Three Highly Effective Strategies Of Customer Acquisition Marketing – Forbes

Three Highly Effective Strategies Of Customer Acquisition Marketing – Forbes

Marketing Strategy
PexelsPexels Customer acquisition is a crucial target for every company, as it ties directly to the growth of a brand and an organization. Digital revolutions in all industries are raising the bar in consumer expectation. These expectations will continue to increase as customers become more demanding in product and service standards and savvier in their ability to research and compare products and services. To attract new customers, companies should focus on strategies that deliver an end-to-end omnichannel experience of a customer buying a product or service. Here are three customer acquisition marketing strategies to help you get started. 1. Customer-Friendly Landing Page CRO (Conversion Rate Optimization) Conversion optimization is the practice of increasing ...
3 ways to elevate your farm marketing in 2019 – Farm and Dairy

3 ways to elevate your farm marketing in 2019 – Farm and Dairy

Online Marketing Tips
Better marketing makes more sales, boosts revenue, and increases farm income. The following are three ways to elevate your farm marketing in the new year.1Mobile-friendly websiteForty percent of e-commerce transactions came from mobile devices in 2018, according to a report by Statista. The number of sales made on smartphones is expected to grow an additional 14 percent by 2021.¹ Even if your farm doesn’t currently sell products online, the rapid growth of mobile e-commerce offers a valuable insight: modern consumers use mobile devices to research, locate and buy. Farms that lack mobile-friendly websites will be left in the digital dust. Tips to make your website mobile-friendly:View your website on multiple mobile devices (phone, netbook, tablet), at various times of the day...
Developing a Cohesive Content Marketing Strategy – EContent

Developing a Cohesive Content Marketing Strategy – EContent

Marketing Strategy
class="p1">Annually, or even semi-annually, one expert or another will come out with an article telling us all that content marketing is dead, inbound marketing does not matter, and content is no longer king. This could not be further from the truth. Content is what ranks most in Google searches, and as long as links help determine authority and ranking, content marketing matters a lot. However, without a cohesive and comprehensive strategy, content marketing can feel like throwing darts blindly at a wall, and that’s because it is. You need to know your target market, have goals that cross departments, and use analytics to figure out what is working and what isn’t. Here are some actionable tips to developing a cohesive content marketing strategy: Determine Where You Are ...
Young entrepreneurs learn about digital marketing at B-Nest – Times of India

Young entrepreneurs learn about digital marketing at B-Nest – Times of India

Online Marketing
A one day workshop was organised at the B-Nest of the Smart City Bhopal where the budding start up owners attended a session on digital marketing. Marketing in every form is very important for a business to survive and in today’s time digital marketing should be in everyone’s priority list. Two digital marketers Heely and Nelly Cools spoke about how the internet can be used wisely for marketing. In this era of online shopping it is the only way to reach people. This medium is comparatively cheaper then television and print marketing. Be it successful start-ups or established names all them are into digital marketing. Let's block ads! (Why?) Source link
What is Extrinsic Motivation and How Does it Help Us? – Thrive Global

What is Extrinsic Motivation and How Does it Help Us? – Thrive Global

Motivation
By Jessica DuBois-Maahs If you are driven by the thought of receiving a reward, whether it be praise, money, or public acclaim, you are responding to extrinsic motivation. It occurs when external factors inspire you to take action — and don’t necessarily need to be something tangible. Something abstract, such as the anticipation of receiving praise or the thought of gaining public notoriety, can boost a person’s motivation to accomplish a task. For many, this takes the form of receiving a paycheck for a job. While you may desire to spend your day doing something leisurely or fun outside of work, receiving a paycheck allows you to afford your monthly expenses and have those desired experiences outside of work. Therefore, most of us typically se...
Techniques to motivate you towards your health goals in 2019 – Free Malaysia Today

Techniques to motivate you towards your health goals in 2019 – Free Malaysia Today

Motivation
About 80% of people never set goals for themselves and of those who do, approximately 70% fail to achieve them. Research has also shown that about one-third of individuals abandon their New Year’s resolutions by January 31. When it comes to health and well being, the same pitfalls may happen unless you know how to direct yourself. Follow these top five effective techniques to motivate you towards your health goals. 1. Identify your intrinsic motivation Human behaviour is based on rewards and incentives. Our motivation, either intrinsic or extrinsic is the reason why we behave a certain way. Intrinsic motivation refers to a behaviour that is driven internally within the individual. It seeks internal and long-term rewards compared to that of extrinsic motivation. Consequently, i...