This content is created by a member of the Longmont community. As a community-driven news source, the Longmont Observer publishes such content as a service to our community. The content published may not necessarily reflect the views of the Longmont Observer. by Matthew Spencer [embedded content] “Three Motivations to Prayer” – Pastor Tim Johnson of Grace Church Pastor Matthew Spencer of Christ Church International interviewed Pastor Tim Johnson on the importance and value that prayer has in our city. Pastor Tim Johnson serves at Grace Church Longmont and has for many years partnered with pastors from other churches who gather regularly to pray asking God for His will and His best for our community and our personal lives. Pastor Tim has a true pastor’s h
Apple TV+ officially debuted to the public yesterday, but Apple has been teasing and promoting the launch since March. New data from iSpot.TV, first reported by The New York Times, sheds light on how much Apple is spending on marketing for TV+. The report explains that Apple is taking a ‘slow-roll’ approach to advertising the service. Ecobee HomeKit Thermostat According to the data, Apple spent $19.9 million television commercials for TV+ during the month of October. In comparison, Apple spent $28.6 million on television ads for the iPhone during the month. In terms of online marketing, there were 139 unique digital ads for Apple TV+ in October, which cost the company $1.7 million. For the iPhone, Apple spent $2.3 million on 245 separate unique ads, according to data from advertising an
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ERA Shields Real Estate, one of the most established and respected real estate firms in Colorado Springs, launched a digital advertising program for their newly listed properties. The Adwerx Enterprise Automated Listing Advertising Program generates digital ads on properties as soon as they are listed. Adwerx ads are formatted for maximum efficiency and deliverability, displayed to a preselected target audience based on location and online browsing behavior that identifies them as likely to purchase real estate. Ads appear on apps and social media channels, as well as local and national websites that prospective buyers are already visiting. "We are dedicated to serving the needs of our clients and balancing this responsibility w...
SAGINAW, MI – Kevin Gavenda doesn’t mind winning a defensive battle.But that’s not really Saginaw Swan Valley’s style.“We challenged the kids all week to get back to playing Swan Valley football,” said Gavenda, the fourth-year head coach. “And that’s being physically dominating up front. We stayed on them all week and they responded.”Just two weeks after turning things over to the defense for an intense 8-0 victory over Essexville Garber, the Swan Valley offense took matters into its own hands for the rematch, rolling to a 46-28 victory in the Division 5 district semifinal Friday.“A little more points, a little more excitement,” Gavenda said.STATEWIDE SCORESThe win vaults Swan Valley (7-3) into the district final for the third straight year – and 11th time in 19 seasons – to face No. 5-
As humans, instant gratification is in our DNA. We live in a society that is built on instant gratification. When we want something, we want it now. We don’t want to wait in line or even wait for a mobile web page to load on our device. It’s why you have 8 seconds to make that first digital brand impression when your dream customer visits your blog, website or social network profiles.When consumers are inconvenienced by a wait of any kind they’ll head straight to the next website, store or skip the purchase all together. It’s why large malls and department stores are shutting down their physical locations, as consumers are opting for the Amazon purchase that can often be delivered same day.Bottom line, time is our most valuable asset! We’ll pay more for almost any product or service if
Normani's fans gave her some serious "Motivation" on Halloween, as they worked hard to channel her iconic looks from the song's video.While trick-or-treaters shivered their way through the night in the Midwest, 'Mani spent her night giving props to the Normis who absolutely nailed the various outfits from her solo smash. The former Fifth Harmony member, who already killed Halloween with dead-on Naomi Campbell and Cher takes, couldn't get enough of the homages from her fans.Check out some of her favorites below.Too late, won't make it, I'ma tell 'emGet you naked, but I won't tell 'em #Halloween #Motivation #halloween2019 @Normani pic.twitter.com/JoeqOIcBmM— LOVE NKH---- (@lovenormani_) November 1, 2019And we both know there's noOne better, boy, no one bett
SHANGHAI — China issued its starkest warning yet over electronic cigarettes, calling on the industry on Friday to stop selling and advertising the products online.Citing health concerns for minors, a Chinese regulator and the state tobacco monopoly jointly urged manufacturers and sellers to shut down websites related to the marketing and sale of e-cigarettes, in what could amount to an effective ban. The move could shut off one of the biggest markets for an industry that is facing scrutiny around the world. China has more than 7.4 million e-cigarette consumers, and it is the largest maker of e-cigarette products, according a study by Tsinghua University’s Public Health and Technology Supervision Research Group.It also comes just two weeks before one the world’s busiest online shopping d
Rasheen Aldridge fought for his community for years before he decided to run for office. His earliest fights for justice were as a fast-food worker organizing with “Show Me $15” in St. Louis, Missouri, the third city to see fast food strikes in what became known as the Fight for $15. He was working at Jimmy Johns making barely above minimum wage, trying to save and help out his mother. But even working forty hours a week, he could barely get by. “My mom always says when you go to work, you give 110 percent, but the job wasn’t giving that back,” he tells me by phone from the campaign trail. When Michael Brown was killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the summer of 2014, Aldridge was at work and saw police cars flying by. He checked social media to s