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Jenelle Evans was fired by a food delivery company after multiple customers complained about the Teen Mom 2 star’s involvement in their advertisements. Evans worked with Blue Apron, which delivers ingredients and recipes to subscribers, posting paid Instagram posts promoting the service. However, customers complained on Twitter about Evans’ involvement with the company stating her past use of homophobic slurs and a criminal record made her unfit to represent the family-focused label. Blue Apron answered the complaints on Twitter last week, saying “Thanks for reaching out. We will no longer be advertising with Jenelle,” after a customer shared two screenshots of Evan’s son, Kaiser, allegedly yelling to be fed while she appeared frustrated. The company gave the same response to all customers
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. While many people may be looking forward to all of the heart-shaped candies and roses that are on the horizon, as a small business owner, you can start celebrating for a different reason: The holiday is an excellent time to build your email subscriber list. Growing a contact list is crucial to the success of any email marketing program, so to help your ongoing efforts, we’ve come up with four swoon-worthy ways to get prospects to sign up to receive your emails. 1. Be your own marketing cupid Partner with another business in your area that offers a complementary service or product, or a business that’s targeting a similar demographic. For instance, a boutique owner could seek out a salon, a florist could partner with a wedding planner, ...