It’s hard getting noticed in the vast wilderness of the internet. Your small business may feel like a tiny sapling under a canopy of tall trees. Without some light shone on you, you’ll never be able to grow.The question you may be asking yourself is, how do you generate that light? How do you bring attention to your business? There are so many other businesses out there, and people only have so much attention to give.You may have heard experienced business owners talking about the power of PR to bring a business into the light of consumers’ attention. If that suggestion doesn’t answer any questions for you, you’re not alone. We’re going to look at how PR is a strong strategy for promoting your business and how it can work with other strategies to help you grow.What Does PR Stand For?Pro
NORWAY — Need an extra push to get you into your exercise program? Anyone that’s ever been on a consistent exercise regimen knows that routines can get dull and lose their allure. Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology have recently demonstrated that social media — Instagram in particular — is an effective tool for motivating people to exercise.“We wanted to encourage and support people in feeling good about their training,” says senior author Professor Frode Stenseng, of the university’s Department of Education and Lifelong Learning, in a release. Researchers recruited more than 500 young adults through Facebook and other social media platforms to participate in their study. All participants were actively engaged in some sort of regular exercise routine.
If you have a cough, fever, or shortness of breath, how can you tell if you’ve got Covid-19, a common cold, the ordinary flu, or a bad case the worries? Should you get tested? When should you seek medical care —and when should you just stay home? Two of us (M.H. and M.W.) are primary care doctors who have received numerous calls from concerned patients with symptoms such as cough, fevers, or shortness of breath. Those calls prompted us — with the help of several colleagues — to develop a simple self-triage tool to help individuals decide when to treat their symptoms safely at home and when to seek medical help. One of the most important things each of us can do during the ongoing pandemic is to free up medical providers to concentrate on the seriously ill. First the good news: The vast
If your brand is using social media, then you are already producing microcontent, but there are ways to integrate it more effectively. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. There are now 3.5 billion people using smartphones worldwide, and that number is predicted to grow. As a result, mobile traffic increased more than 200 percent in the last five years, shifting the way that we consume information. Many people now primarily use their phones to engage with content, often via apps. It’s highly likely that you are reading this article on your phone right now. In addition to the increase in mobile use, studies are showing a decrease in our attention span. When you combine these two factors, you
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During these unprecedented times that require social distancing, it’s important not to confuse the “shelter in place” concept with never leaving your house. If you don’t feel sick, getting outdoors to walk is a responsible and safe ways to practice self-care, as well as get you from point A to point B. Current CDC outlines for protecting yourself against the coronavirus call for remaining at least six feet away from people you don’t live with to stay out of the way of respiratory droplets, and to wash your hands thoroughly and often. Walking is an especially safe way to get around since it’s usually easily stay at least six feet from others (be careful on busy, narrow, sidewalks, though), and you may not need to touch many or any surfaces during your excursion. If you must open and clos
In an effort to further curb the spread of coronavirus in Moore County, Health Director Robert Wittmann has issued an order to shutdown self-service food buffets and salad bars.This order expands on Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order issued Tuesday mandating that all restaurants and bars close for dine-in service. Takeout service is still permitted.Grocery stores, gas stations, and convenience stores that serve food were exempt from the executive order and remain open, though they are not permitted to offer sit-down service, according to a news release from the Health Department.Wittmann said in his written order that the Federal Drug Administration has recommended that all self-service buf