OKLAHOMA CITY – Veterinarians at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens are investigating a strange occurrence with an 18-year-old African lioness. Zoo officials say Bridget, the zoo’s 18-year-old African lioness, has suddenly spouted a mini-mane. Male lions usually begin growing a mane when they are about 1-year-old, which is when they begin producing more testosterone. However, it is extremely rare for a female lion to grow a mane. In other instances, experts say lionesses have grown manes when there is a hormone issue or some sort of genetic component. Zoo officials say they have taken a blood sample from Bridget and are currently awaiting results. Veterinarians say they will continue to monitor her closely, but add that her condition is not likely to affect Bridget...
Welcome back, Saturday Campaign D-I-Y’ers! For those who tune in, welcome to the Nuts & Bolts of a Democratic campaign. Each week, we discuss issues that help drive successful campaigns. If you’ve missed prior diaries, please visit our group or follow Nuts & Bolts Guide. While this guide exists to cover a subject matter related to running large and small campaigns, in the beginning of the series, I wrote a companion piece “AARGH! Mistakes you should avoid.” This week’s entry goes back to those roots, and we’re going to have a little bit of fun discussing an easy mistake a lot of campaigns make that is equally easy to avoid. In an effort to get things right, it is pretty easy to get tied up, overanalyze, overthink and just burn yourself out on small items which will have almost n
New overtime rule may help workers, but will also hurt many small businesses. How will the change in the exempt worker rules affect your small business? The post New Overtime Rule Effect on Small Business appeared first on Small Business Blog | Business Know-How®.
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While some small businesses are still scared to try influencer marketing, there are plenty that are using it to sell their products. Businesses hesitate because they think influencer programs are expensive. There are several other myths associated with influencer marketing that keep away small businesses.
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2018 is almost here and a lot is changing when it comes to Small Business Social Media Strategies. What should you be focusing on? In this post I break down 7 strategies that will help to move the needle in your business with content and social media – some of them more... // Read More The post 7 Small Business Social Media Strategies to focus on in 2018 appeared first on Socially Sorted.
You probably already know that you should be making videos for YouTube and Facebook if you’re a small business owner. That’s right up there on the business basics list with having a web presence and an email list. What may be less clear is how the live video trend affects your business. Live video probably already is taking place in your house if you are the parent of a teenager, but you would be forgiven if you considered it a business fad or an item for the wish list. But you also would be wrong. A fifth of the top 500 companies worldwide will be using video chat for customer-facing interactions by next year, according to Gartner research, and small businesses are also getting in on the act because live video is a boon for smaller firms and a source of differentiation. Here are
Is employee turnover a problem in your company? If so, it's easy to blame the problem on any number of things – salary levels, benefits (or lack of them), size of the company, or your industry. These are just some of the circumstances that are often blamed for making employees quit and look to greener pastures. But often… Read More » The post Why Employees Quit Small Businesses appeared first on Small Business Blog | Business Know-How®.
Finnish fintech startup Zervant, which provides online invoicing software for small business and entrepreneurs across Europe, has raised €6 million in funding. The round was led by Tesi, with participation from Northzone, NFT Ventures, and Conor Venture Partners. Read More