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Five Hacks To Make The Most Of Your Social Media Strategy – Entrepreneur

Five Hacks To Make The Most Of Your Social Media Strategy – Entrepreneur

Social Media Marketing
A strong social media strategy is a must for any business looking to brave the waters of marketing in the digital age. August 4, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. So, you’ve spent all this money on an advanced social listening tool to help your business make the most of its social media strategy. Now what?Here are five hacks that can take your social performance from good to great.1. Set clear timeframes Are you tracking a certain campaign? Or is your social listening an ongoing effort (as it probably should be)?Identify the time-frames you
Three Instagram marketing tips to attract more customers – Total Landscape Care

Three Instagram marketing tips to attract more customers – Total Landscape Care

Online Marketing Tips
Photo: Pixabay Landscaping is a very visual art. While your landscape designs may cater to the other senses as well, what is seen tends to make the first impression on people. Instagram is a social media platform that is all about visuals, too. It encourages users to share photos and videos of their life or their brand. According to sproutsocial, Instagram has 1 billion monthly active users and users typically spend 53 minutes a day on the platform. Last week, Jack Jostes, president and CEO of Ramblin Jackson, led a webinar on how professional landscapers can get new clients on Instagram without wasting time. Below are his three tips on how landscapers can get more out of this social media platform. Ramblin Jackson is a landscaping and home service marketing company for local businesses...
Self-care tips from five professional Baton Rouge women – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Self-care tips from five professional Baton Rouge women – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Self Help
Nowadays, it’s all about that hustle and grind. But grind too hard and you risk chipping away at your sanity through burnout.  With Slack, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, email, texting, GroupMe and a plethora of other portals, workers are more connected than ever and it can be difficult to create boundaries and separate your work life from your personal life. We talked to five successful Baton Rouge women about how they unplug, avoid burnout and live their #best, most productive lives through practicing self-care.  Katie PryorExecutive director, Film Baton Rouge Philosophy: “Self-care is about finding your happy balance in life. When my friends say something feels out of wack, we divide their life into boxes: professional, spiritual, knowledge, social and so on. Lik
Second Circuit Court Expands Self-Help Center Hours – Maui Now

Second Circuit Court Expands Self-Help Center Hours – Maui Now

Self Help
Hoapili Hale. File photo by Wendy Osher.Starting today, hours at Maui’s second circuit court self-help center expand.  The center located at Hoapili Hale in Wailuku will be open Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Previously it was open only on Thursdays.At the the Self-Help Center, volunteer attorneys and an Americorps Advocate provide limited legal information to self-represented individuals involved in District and Family court civil matters. They assist with issues related to landlord-tenant disputes, collection cases, District and Family Court temporary restraining orders, divorces, custody cases, and other civil matters. The volunteer attorneys may help with ensuring court forms are properly completed and helping individuals to better understand court documents. The
16 social media updates for marketers in 2019… so far – Marketing Land

16 social media updates for marketers in 2019… so far – Marketing Land

Social Media Marketing
Social media is a living organism. Things change all the time. They change in response to developers’ ideas, user requests, scandals, politics and the rise of social awareness. People behind social media networks never sleep. They test new features, algorithms, ads and designs. They are doing their best to keep you attached to your phone, even though one would assume it’s literally impossible to spend more time on social media than we do already.For marketers, it’s vital to stay up-to-date with how social media develops. Every feature and every update might become crucial to us. Then again, it might not. Alot about social media is pointlessly hyped up and has no real significance. So it’s also important to filter out the noise and stay aware of just the things that might affect your mar
Morning Motivation – Milwaukee Community Journal

Morning Motivation – Milwaukee Community Journal

Motivation
The world we live in today can be very dark an gloomy. We are saddened by the shootings, killings, and even racial injustice that occurs. We are easily exposed to the negatives in our society. We stroll down our neighborhoods and it’s easy for us to see the effects of poverty. When we turn on the radio or the news we see the chaotic hate crimes happening in our country.Many times it’s sickening. Meanwhile some of us live our lives striving day to day just to get by— Setting goals but never accomplishing them because life gets in the way. We try to move forward but no matter what obstacles still come our way.But I’m a firm believer that there is a way out and that way out is you. I believe that there is no way to control what life throws at us but at least we can choose how to react to t
45+ Most Relevant Social Media Marketing Statistics Of 2019 – SmallBizGenius

45+ Most Relevant Social Media Marketing Statistics Of 2019 – SmallBizGenius

Social Media Marketing
If the past few years of social media marketing statistics and trends have proven anything, it’s that these platforms aren’t slowing down. In fact, with the increased use of smartphones all around the world, investment in social media advertising is at a record-high in 2019. This shift towards mobile is key for marketing spending, since it is harder, or in some cases even impossible, to use ad-blocking software on these systems. Here’s the thing: Social media networks are benefiting most from this continued growth, quickly becoming some of the biggest marketing gold mines out there. But can Instagram, Snapchat, or any other platform really threaten the reigning king, Facebook? We decided to dive deep into the newest available research to find out just that. The astonishin
El Paso, Dayton shootings appear motivated by opposite sides of political spectrum – The Christian Post

El Paso, Dayton shootings appear motivated by opposite sides of political spectrum – The Christian Post

Motivation
By Napp Nazworth, Christian Post Reporter | Sunday, August 04, 2019 A woman lights a candle at a makeshift memorial outside Walmart, near the scene of a mass shooting which left at least 20 people dead, on August 4, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old male suspect was taken into custody in the city which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. At least 26 people were wounded. | Mario Tama/Getty ImagesTwo shootings over the weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, appear to be motivated by opposite sides of the political spectrum.El Paso, TexasWith 20 dead and dozens more injured, the shooting in El Paso appears to be motivated by racist and anti-immigrant beliefs.Federal authorities are treating the case as an act of domestic terrorism and are considering bringing federal hate ...
Microsoft buys PromoteIQ, vendor of marketing tech for online retailers – ZDNet

Microsoft buys PromoteIQ, vendor of marketing tech for online retailers – ZDNet

Online Marketing
Credit: Microsoft Microsoft has acquired PromoteIQ, a vendor of marketing technology to online retailers and brands, for an undisclosed amount. Microsoft plans to make PromoteIQ a division within Microsoft Advertising, officials said on August 5. Microsoft plans to allow PromoteIQ -- which is headquartered in New York City -- to maintain its own brand following the acquisition, officials from both companies said. The pair said they'd have more to talk about in terms of how Microsoft's Advertising's AI, machine learning and retail products will be integrated with PromoteIQ in the "coming months." Microsoft earlier this year decoupled the Bing brand from its online adver...