Isn’t it frustrating when you ask a friend a question – like what’s your favorite restaurant in New York or what trips have you been on this year – knowing that these specific answers are certainly already accessible on social media? The problem is no one wants to spend an hour combing through their friends social media pages (or worse, monitoring them 24/7), so we just… Read More
This week at progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Here is the Feb. 10 edition. Inclusion of a blog post does not necessarily indicate my agreement with—or endorsement of—its contents. At Blue Virginia, A Siegel writes—Here comes the sun … though Virginia remains solar straggler: Former Governor Terry McAuliffe exclaimed, more than once, that Virginia was a true leader in solar power, with growth rates that should amaze one and all. While McAuliffe deserves credit for a number of actions, recognizing the reality of a GOP run legislature and heavy Dominion Power opposition to solar, reality didn’t seem to match the rhetoric. Pulling back the curtains on Virginia solar
ST. LOUIS - Just like professional sports, tensions run high during youth sporting events. A new bill could make players' biggest supporters keep their opinions in the bleachers where they belong. "We are losing officials at a rapid rate," said Mark Probst, director of area referees for the St. Louis Officials Association. More than ever, Probst said referees in all sports are putting down the whistle and potential refs are thinking twice. "For this coming fall, we cannot cover Friday night football games," he said. "We will have to be moving games to Thursday night. The schools are finding out about this because officials are retiring early and we can't get new officials in." Out of every 10 refs who first put on the black and white striped shirt, Probst can only count on two of them sti
When you’re new to chartering, finding the perfect yacht to meet your requirements can seem like a daunting experience, so we have compiled our top five considerations to take into account when booking your charter holiday. The best type of yacht for your requirements There are two types of yachts that are most popular for […] The post Considerations to create your perfect yacht charter appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Your customer base is a virtual honeypot when it comes to gaining new business. There is no better marketing than happy customers who willingly vouch for […] The post How to Create Customer Advocates appeared first on ThriveHive.
Generating engagement on social media is imperative for any brand that wants to boost awareness or grow a customer base—which let’s face it, is every brand. So it’s no secret that as consumers of digital media, our newsfeeds are overwhelmed with customer stories, updates and calls to action as a result. As users, we’re getting inundated, and as social media managers, we’re finding it tougher to stand out. The strategy for those in the know? Get visual. The Importance of Getting Visual on Social Media The power of visuals to grab attention and drive engagement is undeniable. Think about it, what type of content do you engage with in your own time? A study by OKDork and BuzzSumo analyzed 100 million articles and found that including an image with a post on...
On This Day in Football: Bobby Moore hits England century, Arsenal create history - originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1973, England legend Bobby Moore earned his 100th cap for the Three Lions as they played Scotland at Hampden Park. Coincidentally, it was also Willie Ormond’s first game in charge of the Scottish national team. The Hibernian legend remained at the helm until 1977. Moore meanwhile joined an elite group of footballers who had earned a century or more caps for the Three Lions. England marked the occasion by hammering Scotland 5-0. The West Ham United legend, who captained England’s World Cup winning side in 1966, would go on to play in 108 games in total for the national team – his final game being the 1-0 friendly defeat against Italy on 14...
Instagram Stories are one of the most creative types of video out there. They can be quick and spontaneous or planned out to the smallest detail. I’m working with Wave on a fun challenge for Instagram Stories! Join the #MakeWaves challenge on December 8th until 8 pm ET for Instagram Stories. Details here! Or enter as… The post How to Create Winning Instagram Stories appeared first on Peg Fitzpatrick - social media educator and influencer.
How to Create Effective Content Without Adding More to Your To-Do List written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Content influences not only all aspects of our marketing but of our entire business as well. Content is not something you can take lightly. It needs to be front and center of your strategy and it needs to be done well. The only issue is, it’s time-consuming. For small business owners, finding the time to create high-quality content on a regular basis can seem impossible. With the ever-growing to-do list that so many business owners face, how can the content giant get taken care of without adding more to their plates? The answer? Outsourcing. Outsourcing your content creation efforts is far more common than you probably think, and in my opinion, it’s a ...
Jurgen Klopp has spoken about his approach to football management, with a togetherness in all facets of the club being […]