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Alameda County expands public court services, opens self-help center – East Bay Times

Alameda County expands public court services, opens self-help center – East Bay Times

Self Help
ALAMEDA COUNTY — Starting this week, the Alameda County Superior Court has expanded its services to include a new self-help center, and more clerk hours.Clerk hours, including both criminal and civil filings, were closed at 2:30 p.m. but thanks to new funding, those hours have been expanded an extra half-hour, now closing instead at 3 p.m. The new hours will affect every clerk office in all Alameda County courthouses. The county court system also announced a new self-help center at the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, located at 661 Washington St. in Oakland, with services to provide help in unlawful detainers, small claims, restraining orders, name and gender change petitions, and guardianships. The walk-in clinic is now open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to noon and serves 4...
Content Marketing Strategy: Top 10 Mistakes Killing Your Success [Podcast] – Business 2 Community

Content Marketing Strategy: Top 10 Mistakes Killing Your Success [Podcast] – Business 2 Community

Marketing Strategy
https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/125928689/_/pammarketingnut.mp3Do you ever feel like you are spinning your wheels when it comes to developing and integrating your content marketing strategy and plan into your business and overall marketing initiatives, campaigns and programs to achieve your business and marketing goals?Content marketing planned and executed properly can help you ignite not only online and social media results but also true foundational business results. You can increase sales, generate more leads, increase brand awareness, build and nurture communities, humanize your brand, and reach markets you simply couldn’t reach with other mediums.Unfortunately many brand leaders are their own worst enemies when it comes to defining and executing a well laid out content marketi...
3 Social Media Hacks Every Small Business Owner Should Know – Black Enterprise

3 Social Media Hacks Every Small Business Owner Should Know – Black Enterprise

Social Media Marketing
Are you a small business owner who often finds yourself staring blankly at your digital device wondering what the heck you should share with your social media followers? Do you sometimes feel like you’re spending countless hours on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, yet question whether your efforts are translating into sales? If you’re squeezed for time and want to make the most of your time on social media, it is imperative that you take a growth hacker’s approach to social media marketing for your small business. Integrate the following three social media hacks into your small business’ growth strategy, and you’ll be impressed at how quickly your audience engagement rates start to soar. 3 Social Media Hacks for Small Businesses  Cross-Posting Matters...
Flyers’ playoff hopes may be virtually gone, but their motivation in season’s final six games isn’t – Philly.com

Flyers’ playoff hopes may be virtually gone, but their motivation in season’s final six games isn’t – Philly.com

Motivation
Carter Hart will face the Maple Leafs for the first time in his young career. … Gordon said he hasn’t decided yet if defenseman Samuel Morin will play Wednesday, but he would like to get him into the lineup in five of the last six games. Gordon said Cam Talbot, who has had just one start since he was acquired from Edmonton because Hart and Brian Elliott have played well, will probably play in two or three of the remaining games. … Elliott and Talbot, potential unrestricted free agents July 1, both said they would like to be with the Flyers next season. … Gordon had a long talk with Talbot to explain the circumstances that prevented him from playing more. Gordon said when he was a goalie, his coaches didn’t explain why he wasn’t playing: “My c...
Digital Marketing 101: What Small Businesses Need to Know – Small Business Trends

Digital Marketing 101: What Small Businesses Need to Know – Small Business Trends

Online Marketing
Small business owners know digital marketing is no longer secondary to traditional print marketing and advertising and is a great way for them to get more bang for their marketing bucks. (In fact, 95% of small businesses plan to increase spending on digital marketing this year.) But to get the best results, it’s important to understand digital marketing and keep up with digital marketing trends. Digital Marketing 101 What is digital marketing? It’s often thought of as “online marketing,” but it goes far beyond internet marketing. Digital marketing refers to any marketing that uses digital channels to reach prospective customers. This includes mobile phone messaging (both SMS and MMS), email marketing, social media marketing, display advertising, search engine ...
5 Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Self Confidence Secrets – Forbes

5 Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Self Confidence Secrets – Forbes

Self Help
Portrait of a confident business woman Getty Earlier this month, I wrote about how women and men with similar backgrounds have very different confidence levels — and how women tend to question their ability to successfully start a company.  Despite evidence that female led companies tend to outperform their competitors, women often face a confidence crisis that can hinder them when dealing with some of the scarier entrepreneurial leaps required to move a startup forward. Psychologists insist that confidence is a learned behavior, with many courses, books and other self-help tools available for those looking to bolster their “skills” in this area. In my personal experience, hearing what works from our peers can make a big difference. The...
The Difference Between Marketing To Millennials And Generation Z – Forbes

The Difference Between Marketing To Millennials And Generation Z – Forbes

Online Marketing Tips
In terms of marketing, millennials and members of Generation Z are often conflated. While both generations consist of younger individuals, there is a significant age difference. The  millennial age range typically falls between 21 and 37, and Generation Z consists of those born after the mid-90s. This age gap accounts for various differences, specifically the  presence of technology , between the two generations. Unlike millennials, Gen Zers have grown up with full access to the internet, social media sites and smartphones. Generation Z currently accounts for around 26% of the U.S. population. Since the beginning of 2018, this group has spent up to $143 billion and will represent 40% of shoppers by 2020. In order to successfully market to Gen Zers, i...
Superior Court Expands Public Access And Services – SFGate

Superior Court Expands Public Access And Services – SFGate

Self Help
As part of their commitment to improving access to justice, Alameda County Superior Court officials opened a new self-help center at the Wiley Manuel Courthouse in Oakland on Monday. The new branch joins the self-help center that's already in operation at the Hayward Hall of Justice and provides an important alternative for people who live in the northern part of the county. The new branch, which was made possible by $19.1 million in new funding specifically directed toward trial court self-help needs included in the 2018-2019 California budget, is open for a walk-in clinic from 8:30 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays and serve up to 45 customers each morning. It also hosts by-ap...
5 Digital Marketing Trends in 2019 – PCT – PCT Magazine

5 Digital Marketing Trends in 2019 – PCT – PCT Magazine

Online Marketing
“Successful rodent control boils down to how well you did the inspection,” said William (Bill) A. Kolbe, B.C.E., during the recent PCT Rodent Control Virtual Conference. Kolbe has 45 years of structural pest control industry experience and recently started a consulting business, Wakolbe Consulting, Denville, N.J.“I highly recommend that all technicians have an inspection kit. Whenever I’m doing any kind of inspection, whether it’s rodents, termites or anything else, I like to go in with an inspection kit. It’s got all the tools I need.”An inspection kit does more than keep your tools by your side or in your service vehicle during an inspection, it can elevate your status as a professional, setting you apart from competitors. Kolbe shared that wh...