Every time I watch World Business Today (WBT) on CNN, the news hosts display their Twitter handles and relative hashtags at the end of every single coverage.
Krisz Rokk is an international marketing consultant helping business owners and corporations increase client retention and boost profits. Savvy business owners want to increase turnover and maximize profits while attracting a steady flow of prospects - the right prospects.
If you’re managing social media for your business, it might be useful to know about some of the most surprising social media statistics this year. The 45–54 year age bracket is the fastest growing demographic on both Facebook and Google+.
Rethink it: Keep older users in mind when using social media, particularly on these three platforms.
Rethink it: There are probably more users accessing Facebook from mobile devices than you thought.
Make sure you share consistently to your LinkedIn company page and profile by, for example, scheduling your posts.
Rethink it: Putting time and effort into your social media strategy clearly makes sense in light of these stats.
Although LinkedIn is gathering new users at a fast rate, the number of active users is lower than most of the biggest social networks around. Rethink it: While you can reach people almost anytime, since they have their smartphones with them almost always, this also means you can interrupt pretty much any part of their lives.
Blogging is clearly a big focus for marketers who want to take advantage of social media and content marketing. What a lot of people struggle here is how to write the best headlines for your articles, when the best time is to publish posts and lots of other blogging questions that arise when people are starting out.
But despite these high-profile cases of security-conscious users pushing back against social networks and web services, Velocity Digital reports that 25% of Facebook users don’t even look at their privacy settings.
Rethink it: Assuming that all of your customers are thinking along the same lines could be a big mistake. Your social media strategy really comes down to what your goals are, and who your target customers are, but it doesn’t hurt to pay attention to the trends happening across the web.
Flipping the corporate marketing model from all about your brand and its products and services to all about your customer is a lot like turning the Titanic. Content’s role in this is about creating such great value whether that is entertainment or education that it engages your customers and prospects. There are two other roles that content has that are maybe not apparent to the casual web user. Search – It is vital for optimizing your website and blogs to rank higher in search engines.
Here are 5 Infographics that share some valuable insights into how the content marketing game plays out on the world wide web.
This cool infographic from ContentPlus is about some of the fundamentals of content marketing. It provides a solid footing for your marketing as 70% of customers prefer getting to know a company through an article rather than an ad. 63% of companies said posting content on social media has increased marketing effectiveness. This awesome infographic by Brafton provides some more detail in the role of content in helping your website and blog rank higher in search engines. 60% of business decision makers say branded content helps them make better product decisions. This infographic from Brightcove illustrates the importance of content (including video) that is able to be easily shared on social networks and viewed on mobile devices. Video is the best storytelling medium with a 1 minute video equivalent to 1.8 million words on the social and mobile web.
This infographic from Zmags is a look into the different types of content and how it  is shared. The top 3 most effective content to inspire action are: Entering sweepstakes (40%), reading a promotiional email or newsletter (37%), becoming a fan or follower by liking a Facebook page.
This well designed infographic from Marketo looks at the rise of content marketing and its inroads into traditional advertising market. Twitter is the top social network when it comes to sharing content at 55% with Facebook at 54% and LinkedIn at 51%.
Want to Learn More About How to Create Compelling Content that Your Audience Wants to Read, View and Share? My book – Blogging the Smart Way “How to Create and Market a Killer Blog with Social Media” – will show you how. I agree these infographics are a good mine, a must read for anyone marketing online this year. Microsoft and Yahoo recently announced a major partnership to develop their search technologies.
We define "hotel marketing" as creating better travel experiences for hotel guests and driving revenue growth for hotel owners. The post 11 Impossible Tech Interview Questions You Don't Want To Be Asked appeared first on DreamStateDigital. You may purchase phone plans with more than enough data to cover things like casual web surfing and streaming the occasional song. It means that if you spend an hour a day on social media over a cellular network, you could be using 2.7 GB of data a month.
A lot of that usage is likely due to the auto-play video Facebook recently added to its app. You can disable the auto-play option for newsfeed videos when you’re on a cellular network by going in to the Facebook app and tapping the options button (the three horizontal lines on top of each other) found on the bottom right for the iOS version, and towards the top right for the Android version.
Streaming music at the normal, average stream quality for an hour will use up 43 megabytes of your data plan per hour.
If today were the last day of your life, would you want to do what you are about to do today? But you may not realize that browsing Facebook could be a big hit against your data plan too. The post How a tweet turned Uber’s first hire into a millionaire appeared first on DreamStateDigital.
The post How E-Commerce Is Finally Disrupting The $600 Billion-A-Year Grocery Industry appeared first on DreamStateDigital. While some healthcare professionals are effectively leveraging the Web to connect with time-strapped patients, many providers still have significant work to do on mobile if they are to meet consumers‘ needs, according to a report from Kentico. The post Healthcare marketers miss the mark on mobile, leading to frustration appeared first on DreamStateDigital. Kentico’s digital experience research showed that consumers are becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack of mobile options when it comes to communicating with healthcare experts or navigating wellness sites on smartphones.
The post Important Alert: Payments scam targeting web designers and other small business owners appeared first on DreamStateDigital. The scam: An inquiry asking if you accept credit cards before discussing any project details. The customer often suggests a large deposit on the project, but insists on a rushed timeline. The prospective customer will claim they are ready to make payment with a credit card so that work can begin immediately.
The prospective client will provide a reason why the third party can’t accept the payment directly.
Once you process the credit card payment and receive the funds, the fraudsters will be asking you to quickly deliver the funds to the third party and get to work on the project. The post This CEO is taking on the biggest banks on Wall Street — and winning appeared first on DreamStateDigital. The post Google employee dies in an accident at the Cannes Lions advertising festival appeared first on DreamStateDigital. The post How a tweet turned Uber's first hire into a billionaire appeared first on DreamStateDigital. The post How To Rock Brand Journalism Like a Celebrity appeared first on DreamStateDigital. Goop ’s pages that are labeled “Go,” “Be,” “Do,” “See,” “Make,” “Get” and “Shop” represent the site’s wide variety of content. With light and fun articles on topics such as fashion, beauty and fitness, Conrad’s site appeals to every need of her high-maintenance audience. Hollywood A-listers are now adopting this tactic to promote their personal brands and offer insights into their interests and passions.
As you plan for a new year, quarter, or month, it’s time to determine your SMART marketing goals. The post A Visual Guide to Creating the Perfect Linkedin Company Page appeared first on DreamStateDigital. A LinkedIn Company Page gives a business a tremendous opportunity to advertise its products and services, recruit top talent, & share important, interesting, and useful updates. Anyone with a company name and company email address can create a LinkedIn Company Page within minutes.
Crafting a clear, relevant, and click-worthy title is the most important thing you can do to ensure that the article you spent hours and hours researching and writing performs well. A great headline ensures that your post is found in search results and shared on social media, meaning more people will read and benefit from your article.
There are handy formulas for writing headlines, but it can also be helpful to know what words and topics perform well. Uprise.io, a content marketing tool that allows you to research and analyze top performing content in different industries, gathered data on nearly 500,000 articles published from January 1 to April 30, 2015. To help marketers and consultants through the process of quickly creating a campaign we have created a email sequence planning template. The post How to plan event-triggered automated email campaigns appeared first on DreamStateDigital. I think that the reason event-triggered emails are underused is that maybe many companies are still in a campaign mindset. The great benefits of event-triggered e-mails is that once set up and tested for effectiveness, they are a low cost method of boosting response. Research shows that behavioural email marketing is a powerful technique to automatically follow-up online customer actions to help increase conversion to sale at a low cost. The post A Guide to Email Marketing and Marketing Automation Tools appeared first on DreamStateDigital. Companies have long used email marketing to reach out to people to keep them informed and to remain connected with them. The post 5 ways for brands to build relevance and trust appeared first on DreamStateDigital. LeadSift, a provider of #social media intelligence solutions, announced that OMERS Ventures and Salesforce Ventures have invested in the company.
LeadSift also officially launched its Consumer Insights API to allow for easy integration of real-time social insights directly into other business applications to enrich contact and profile data. The Apple Watch is here to stay, and depending on how you feel about smartwatches, that may be a good or bad thing. The second annual EContent Sourcebook: A Guide to Content and the Digital Experience brings together everything digital content professionals need to know in 2015. Subscribers to Bublish’s Authorpreneur Dashboard can engage readers in social conversations about the creation process by sending out rough cut book bubbles. A vibrant blue fox, whimsical friends, exhilarating adventures and discovery await all those who explore the stop-motion world of Tumble Leaf. Starting today, Prime members have unlimited streaming access to the first six episodes of Tumble Leaf, at no additional cost to their membership.
Last year Amazon Studios launched its first two prime time series Alpha House and Betas, and will debut its first three children’s shows this summer. Jeffery began researching how exercise could lessen the impact of PD, and found out that boxing, cycling, and yoga have been proven to lessen the effects as a single sport workout.
As an American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer, Holmes currently works with medical care providers as an advisor to develop an experimental protocol using new research. Be Inkandescent: Tell us a little about your background, and what path led you to this moment in your life. As I said before, I did not know other things in the world existed because I only knew basketball. My whole life, I have been a student, so that is why I am pursuing my MBA (God willing, I graduate in the Fall of 2016).
Jeffery Holmes: My organization, to me, over the past two years is still in its infancy stage, yet in retrospect it has grown from just an idea.
I have always said that our mission is to enhance the quality of life for those with this disease.
Jeffery Holmes: (Chuckles at this question) If I had all the funding, the funding at this given moment, it would be $30 thousand.
Be Inkandescent: If our readers could learn just one thing about your organization, what would you want them to know? Everyone in the organization is not a neurologist (no one is), but what does that matter when our common goal is to help those who need help?
These movies not only illustrate some good trial techniques, they also remind us of how much we enjoy watching the drama of trials. Conflict being deemed essential to a good story, it is only natural that the movies generally avoid telling stories of people peacefully resolving their differences.
In both these movies, the settlements offered are fair, and accepting those settlement offers would have represented an entirely rational choice, given the enormous risks of trial. Clients or other parties to a dispute often bring the same attitudes to a mediation, attitudes that are no doubt influenced by such stories. One cannot say that people are wrong to feel this way, and it is difficult to try to overcome these feelings without shaking people’s faith in the entire judicial system. It may be better to remind people that they always retain the option of playing the process out to its conclusion, and that no one is trying to deprive them of that right, only to explore whether a negotiated resolution might actually give them a better chance of obtaining salvation or peace or whatever they may be seeking. Problem-solver, mediator, and trial lawyer Joe Markowitz brings a practical, problem-solving approach to resolving business conflicts. At just 80something years young, Rita Moreno remains one of the busiest stars in show business. Moreno belongs to an elite group of only eight living performers who have won the grand slam of the entertainment industry’s most prestigious awards: The Oscar, The Emmy, The Tony, and The Grammy. Her Oscar win came in 1962 as Latina spitfire Anita in the film version of “West Side Story,” for which she also won The Golden Globe.
Over the decades, she has collected dozens of other show business awards, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1995. Needless to say, it was a great honor to interview Moreno when she was a keynote speaker at the 2013 Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference. Click here to listen to our podcast interview with Moreno on the Inkandescent Radio Network. It’s not that she did such terrible things, it’s that there were things I just couldn’t get out of my mind. And boy, I have plenty that I can think about, you know, just with the racial bias issue alone. Be Inkandescent: Last night you addressed a core group of conference attendees and talked about when you were a little girl, how your mom couldn’t say her vowels. Rita Moreno: I had already worked with Jerome Robbins on “The King and I,” and for those who don’t know his name, he was a genius choreographer who eventually also co-directed “West Side Story” with Robert Wise.
The characters were written in such a rich way, and the fun of playing Maria Callas, as well as Norma Desmond for that matter, is that you are free to really ham it up. Be Inkandescent: And you just got back from a big trip to Budapest where you filmed a movie with Gena Rowlands.
It’s amazing how when I would go on talk shows to talk about the book, there was a huge bump up of sales. Be Inkandescent: We are very glad you did, and we hope all of our readers and listeners will take your sage advice to heart. Upon further reflection, I discovered that things could not simply be broken down into only the two parts, thus settling on three: Impulse, Instinct, and Intuition.
Impulses: Whether it be the body’s decision to breathe, the emotions’ prompting to cry, or the brain’s insistence on making light of an awkward situation, every single thing we do is an ‘impulse’. An area rarely spoken of though, and one I dedicate a large amount of time to in in acting classes, is counter-intuition.
It is commonly believed in acting tuition that anything other than complete subservience to one’s instinct or intuition will result in nothing happening at all.
Just as damming a river doesn’t vaporize the water, providing barriers for human impulses does not block impulses from occurring.
This is a topic that I could explore and discuss for hours, but for now allow me to summarise. Additionally, counter-intuition provides us with the opportunity to redirect certain impulses, rather than follow them like a slave (eg: listen to a point of view that violently opposes ours, without making judgements or feeling like lesser beings for doing so).
It is in the place of counter-intuition that I believe the most interesting, challenging and risky acting lies. Casts from the movies, Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz stayed at the hotel during filming, most famously all of the over 100 Munchkins who appeared in the Oz film. From legendary ownership to memorable guests — such as the mischievous munchkins — and high-stake poker games, the hotel is also renown for its secret passageways, and a ghost or two.
Order one of the classic cocktails — a Good Witch or a Cucumber Mule — and share one of the appetizers, such as the hot olives or sesame green beans. Upstairs in the Velvet Lounge, you’ll be transported into a 1920’s Speakeasy, that has a dash of Parisian boudoir. The magic began on September 4, 1924, when Harry Culver (the founder of Culver City, CA), began building the hotel on the site of the city’s first movie theater. Over the next few decades, ownership changed hands and Charlie Chaplin purchased the property. As Culver City became a movie-making mecca in the 1920s and beyond, the hotel saw many legendary stars pass through its doors — some maintaining private residences for months at a time, such as Clark Gable, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Buster Keaton, and Ronald Reagan. Interviews were conducted as the Munchkins reminisced about the costumes, makeup and lights, as well as what it was like to work with Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton and Billie Burke. Unfortunately, the property fell into disrepair and was boarded up for a time in the 1980s. The Culver Hotel’s modern comeback began after a hotelier family bought the ailing property in 2007. Eclectic clientele, a vibrant history and the passage of time have fostered a belief in other dimensional elements within the walls of the Culver Hotel. Amateur ghost seekers often delight themselves in wandering the hotel late at night, investigating thoroughly and fishing for stories of spiritual happenings.


So far the midnight apparitions have not made themselves available for candid photos or tape recordings, yet the question remains: Are the halls truly filled the echoes of the past?
So if you are in LA, the star-studded Hollywood Chamber of Commerce just may be the one you opt to have membership in. How much would it help your business to be part of this group, which 24 times a year, inducts a celebrity into the internationally renowned Hollywood Walk of Fame? Established more than 50 years ago, this attraction for the community has become one of the most successful marketing ideas devised by a chamber of commerce. But, the activities of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce go beyond the Walk of Fame, according to Leron Gubler, President & CEO, of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
Activities include the Hollywood Expo, which provides Southern Californians an opportunity to visit Hollywood and take advantage of great offers; networking opportunities through our Business After Hours Mixers, our Speed Leads, and a monthly Tech101 Series.
The Chamber also represents the interests of business with government, by speaking out at numerous hearings, writing letters and lobbying on issues that impact our businesses and by making trips to Washington, D.C. October 1921: The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce was formed to replace the old Board of Trade. 1942: To aid the World War II effort, the Chamber donated its metal Santa Claus Lane Christmas Tree decorations to Uncle Sam. 1949: The Chamber entered into an agreement with the Department of Recreation and Parks to repair and rebuild the Hollywood Sign and to remove the “land” so that it would spell “Hollywood”.
1950s: When the Hollywood Freeway was being designed by the State Division of Highways, plans called for only one Hollywood off ramp. 1953: The idea for a Hollywood Walk of Fame was generated by Chamber members and a committee was formed to pursue the idea. 1974: Following strong lobbying efforts by the Chamber, Caltrans widened the Hollywood Freeway from Hollywood Blvd.
1978: The Hollywood Sign had deteriorated to such a level that it could no longer be rehabilitated, The Chamber formed a “Save the Sign” Committee and raised $250,000 in 32 days to completely replace and rebuild the Sign. 1985: The Chamber raised $150,000 to pay for a feasibility study to create a redevelopment district in Hollywood. 1986: The Chamber was the leading proponent of the need for a Hollywood Municipal Courthouse, which opened in 1986. 1992: The Chamber lobbied successfully for City funding of private security patrols on Hollywood Blvd. 1995: The Chamber raised $62,000 to fund a study to create a business improvement district on Hollywood Blvd. 1996: The Chamber hired a publicist and launched a campaign to change the media’s perception of Hollywood.
1999: The Chamber lobbied hard for passage of AB1695 (Knox), which was very effective in reducing pimping and prostitution on public sidewalks.
2000: A project spearheaded by the Chamber to erect 46 historic markers at a cost of $250,000 in Hollywood was completed. 2002: The Chamber organized its first media information center to assist with press coverage of Hollywood in connection with the Academy Awards. 2004: The Chamber commissioned a study to convince the Motion Picture Academy that Hollywood should be the home for their proposed museum. 2005: The Chamber worked on legislation to create a Hollywood statistical area that would require the reporting of demographic data on the community. Kristine Carlson is an unyielding believer of not sweating the small stuff in order to live the big stuff and experience true happiness in life.
The best-selling author and inspirational speaker has continued to expand on the phenomenal success of her late husband, Dr.
It was holding onto the timeless wisdom of the “Don’t Sweat” philosophies that empowered and supported Carlson throughout her healing journey and led her to begin sharing the tried-and-true lessons she learned along the way. Carlson is a sought-after inspirational speaker recognized for her unparalleled capacity to be transparent, vulnerable, and authentic, and for her innate ability to connect deeply with her audience.
Learn how best-selling author and inspirational speaker Kristine Carlson has continued to expand on the success of her late husband, Dr. From 2000 to 2008, the number of young women interested in majoring in computer science dropped 79%. Olinger notes that given 21st century requirements on the job and in the classroom, girls who study math through at least basic university coursework open up their lives to 75 percent more career options, it is estimated, than those who complete only minimum course requirements. Ciera, an 8th grader, shares: “I’ve had some amazing experiences through Pretty Brainy, and [their] workshop has opened so many doors for me and the other girls. Educator Susanne Martino, a parent and Outstanding Secondary Math Educator with the Colorado Council of Teachers of Math, Preston Middle School explains: “The experience of working with Pretty Brainy was extremely positive!
Keep girls as strong and confident in their STEAM abilities in middle and high school as they are in elementary school.
Stamp out, for all time, disproven notions that girls “can’t do math” and aren’t interested in the “hard” sciences.
Equip girls with the STEAM learning each one needs to believe in the beauty of her dreams and pursue her greatest ambitions.
When the Hollywood sign was erected in 1923 by the Hollywoodland Real Estate Group, it was slated to last only a year and a half. So a group of citizens in Hollywood successfully lobbied to protect their precious icon and the sign was declared a Los Angeles Cultural Historical Monument in 1973. Now protected by law, the resources were still sorely lacking for its restoration and rebuilding. During the past quarter century, nine employees have been appointed to the non-profit Sign Trust and have spearheaded numerous campaigns, from physical maintenance, to security systems, to public awareness campaigns for the sign. Seven Psychopaths (2012): Written and Directed by Martin McDonagh, Starring Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken, and Woody Harrelson. Argo (2012): Directed by Ben Affleck, Screenplay by Chris Terrio, Starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, and John Goodman. Each year, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited identifies what it sees as the most important trends in technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT). Yet these near-term forecasts focus on areas that are likely to have significant medium- to long-term impacts for companies in TMT and other industries.
Short-form videos will not soon supplant long-form videos—nor will e-readers lead to the death of the printed book. Short-form and long-form video have many differences that affect the way people watch them. In its predictions about telecommunications, the 2015 TMT report forecasts a booming market for smartphone upgrades, a widening connectivity gap, and the rapid growth of contactless mobile payment using smartphones.
Upgrading smartphones 1 billion times over: Already smartphone sales exceed in both volume and revenue the sales of PCs, TVs, tablets, and game consoles combined.
Contactless mobile payments to take off: Deloitte foresees booming growth in 2015 in contactless payments made through near-field communication (NFC) mobile phones. Their high spending on hardware, access, and telecom services is likely to make Millennials choosier and more price-sensitive about spending on content. Rather than attempting to insert advertising adjacent to short- form videos, more companies may want to explore creating their own short videos.
Concert venues and movie theaters may want to invest in upgrading Internet access, as many college and professional sports venues have done, in order to forestall the half-time exits of Millennials hungry for non-stop access to the Internet and social media.
Michael Vidikan is the CEO of Future in Focus, a strategic foresight and consulting firm that helps companies see years or even decades into the future to make better long-term decisions today. Vidikan is a graduate of the MBA program at The George Washington University, where he also received his undergraduate degree in business and psychology.
About Future in Focus: Future in Focus is a strategic foresight and consulting firm that offers custom and subscription-based research to help companies see years or even decades into the future to make better long-term decisions today. Why Gibbs made the shift from a successful journalism career since 1993 to opening Inkandescent PR in 2001. And what homework she has for small business owners who want to DIY — or hire a PR firm to help them. When it comes to Hollywood celebrities, it’s tough not to put Jim Henson near the top of the list. With 30 initiatives worldwide, including 14 full member camps, 13 Global Partnership Programs, and 3 new camps in development, the network serves more than 440,000 children and families from over 50 countries. Clea is also building a Legacy Giving Program and an International Board of Governors chaired by her mother, Joanne Woodward. Why she joined SeriousFun in January 2013 to work as part of the Advancement team to raise money to support SeriousFun camps and programs around the world. SeriousFun’s fundraiser on April 2 honors Tim Rose, which includes a musical performance by celebs Tony Bennett and Sara Bareilles. Insights into her dad’s legacy, and why he decided to start the program back in 1988. Roth accounts are a great way to build flexibility into your retirement income planning because they trade tax benefits today for tax benefits in the future. Her no BS and straightforward approach enriches those who act on her advice by implementing proven marketing systems and moving away from hype and random acts of marketing. Whether it’s implementing sound marketing systems and processes, crafting a compelling marketing message, or instituting No BS marketing strategies and techniques that are proven to work, StrengthInBusiness has the answers. Our age makes a difference to our taste and interests, so if you’re focusing on younger users with the content you post, you could be missing an important demographic. It’s worth considering how your content displays on mobile devices and smaller screens before posting it, particularly if your target market is full of mobile users. You could start small with simple five-minute videos explaining what your company does or introducing your team. From groups to blogs to job listings, this platform is a rich source of information and conversation for professionals who want to connect to others in their industry.
If you weren’t already serious about social media, you might want to give it a bit more of your time now. Looking at the latest Twitter statistics and Facebook statistics, these platforms might be a better place for your contest or survey, while passive content like blog posts or slide decks might be just right for your LinkedIn audience. That means there are lots of people out there getting involved and managing a social media strategy. If 93% of marketers are using social media for business, you can probably find someone to give you a hand. This is great, because blogging for your business has lots of advantages: you can control your company blog, you can set the tone and use it to market your product, share company news or provide interesting information for your customers. This can work, it’s just important to realize how big a task it is to run with a full-time content strategy without a full-time content creator. Facebook itself has been in the news several times over privacy issues, Instagram users recently got in a kerfuffle over changing their terms of service, and the recent NSA news has seen people become more conscious of their privacy online. Hopefully these stats will help you to identify trends that will affect your strategy and adjust accordingly. The better the content and the more it is shared tells Google and other search engines that your website is worth reading.
I show you how to create and build a blog that rocks and grow tribes, fans and followers on social networks such as Twitter and Facebook.
This is an important development in the search industry, so I wanted to briefly share the facts with you. However, the deal must pass regulatory approval in 6 months, and will take at least 2 years after that to complete. Since Google currently has around a 78% paid search market share, it was often not worthwhile to develop separate ad campaigns for the Yahoo and Microsoft platforms (especially for smaller properties). Add it here…Hotel Marketing Strategies is a crowdsourced collection of photos and screenshots showing creative hotel marketing in action.
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The videos appear at different rates for each user based on a variety of factors in Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm.
Although several marketers, such as Web MD, have made a strong push for applications centering on healthcare, doctors and providers must roll out a greater presence on mobile and SMS to connect with consumers.
That’s why we wanted to let you know about a new scam targeting web designers and other online merchants. They do this because they’ll be paying you with a stolen credit card, and want to complete the scam before the card is reported as stolen or the true owner of the credit card detects the unauthorized transaction. This could range from them not being set up to accept credit cards to them being tied up with a family emergency. Unfortunately you will now likely be looking at a loss as the true holder of the credit card will dispute the charge and you will receive a chargeback.
The site—featuring her handpicked team of experts—provides a goldmine for guidance on food, fashion and mindfulness, among other topics. Articles feature multiple graphics and rich visuals produced with a feminine flair that resonates with readers.
It’s the leading social networking site for professionals, it is a truly unique space on the web, one that blurs the lines between knowledge- sharing platform and relationship-building tool. The guide also includes several inspirational visual examples garnered from top-performing company pages to assist you in crafting your own perfect linkedin company page. This way, you not only know how to optimize your headline but also can come up with article ideas that will attract and intrigue your target audience. To setup event-triggered email does need investment in a project to work through the relevant creative treatment and targeting for different customer actions and position in the lifecycle.
You can let the technology take the strain since there are too many triggers and layers of segmentation to manage manually. One barrier to setting up these event-triggered email sequences is the time it takes to specify the sequences if it’s a new approach to the company or agency. In fact, there is a high probability your company is already using some form of it, even though you might not be aware of it.
Traditionally, you would buy an email database and have an email server with the capability of high-volume email blasts to send out mailers to people in that database. He says in a press release, ““Companies need to move beyond collecting likes and retweets with meaningless content.
The company says the investment will further product development efforts and fuel sales and #marketing. As we learn more about how people are actually using their smartwatches, manufacturers have the opportunity to create devices and operating systems that better address the needs and wants of users. Never before have authors had the ability to actively promote their books, gather fans and generate pre-sales right from the pages of their manuscript. This builds an emotional connection between reader and writer right from the start of the book project. Amazon’s first original kids series is available today, exclusively on Amazon Prime Instant Video at no additional cost for Prime members.
To ensure series are created to engage children while supporting educational goals, Tumble Leaf and all other Amazon kids preschool programs are developed with the support of an expert board of advisors led by Dr. Anyone can upload a script and Amazon Studios will read and review all submissions and those who choose to make their projects public will also receive feedback from the Amazon Studios community.
The company is guided by three principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, and long-term thinking.
The ranking was determined by compiling sales data of all book, magazine and newspaper sales in both print and Kindle format from April 2013 to April 2014, on a per capita basis in cities with more than 100,000 residents. While attending Stevenson University, he grew tired of seeing his Dad’s health progressively deteriorate due to the affects of Parkinson’s disease (PD).
He started putting his Dad through his paces, and today is helping to spread the word to help others fight back, too. He holds an MBA Degree from Morgan State University and also manages information technology for FPF, Inc.
What I did was to begin researching the disease and becoming involved and interacting with my Dad to find out different ways that I, as a son, could help.
As a student I love learning and that is why I do so much research on PD, just so I can be knowledgeable. From an organizational standpoint, the people I would like on my team (employees) would eventually include: therapists, nurses, personal trainers, neurologists, and care -givers. I can remember spending 21 straight hours creating my business plan, hallucinating on the living room couch because I was sleep deprived. We brainstormed this wonderful idea that encompasses a lot of things, that will in return be used for research. While attending Stevenson University, he grew tired of seeing his Dad’s health progressively deteriorate due to the affects of Parkinson’s disease.
But some of these movies go even further, by depicting settlement as illegitimate or even evil.
Finally he is forced to defend two Marines at trial, which is shown as the only way they can reclaim their honor, and he can prove that he is a real lawyer worthy of respect.
It is clear that if he takes the money the hospital (ironically owned by the Archdiocese) offers him to settle his medical malpractice case, he will lose his soul. Yet Hollywood still presents the idea of settlement as somehow shameful, because it would have deprived both the parties and their attorneys of the chance of justice or redemption amid the full trappings of the adversarial process. People frequently believe that an outcome obtained by fully playing out the adversarial process, even though it carries enormous risks and costs, is more legitimate than an outcome obtained through a negotiated resolution.
In practice more than 30 years, he has represented individuals, small businesses, and Fortune 500 corporations, handling all manner of commercial disputes including cases involving employment law, intellectual property, entertainment law, real estate, and bankruptcy litigation. It’s more a memoir than an autobiography because thing’s aren’t told in chronological order, as they would be in an autobiography.
And it’s really good advice that I gave, and I hope people took me seriously when I said that.
But I auditioned like everybody else; I auditioned for the singing, I auditioned for the dancing, I auditioned for the candy store scene where the boys abused her. You can drag out all those syllables, and fall in love with yourself, you know, and your accent! I didn’t have anything like all those wonderful programs that exist nowadays for young people, particularly innercity young people. You know, I admit it, I envy Jennifer Lopez, who got in there, and did all that wonderful stuff. I mean I can see them wheeling me in a gurney, or on roller skates, and having the leading man say, “Can you get that old broad off the stage? Although I gave it a good crack, I wasn’t happy with my improvised reply, so I thought I’d formulate it in a more considered written response.
As we age, the brain convinces us that our fear-driven physical and emotional reactions in any given situation are ‘intuitive’, but this simply isn’t so. Countless sociological and evolutionary studies will confirm this, but common sense alone will save you a mountain of research. Intuition, I believe, is frequently mistaken for one or both of the previous terms, when in fact it couldn’t be further from them. However, since ‘impulses’ cannot be stopped (just as energy cannot ever die; it is simply transformed and redistributed), to challenge an instinct actually just sends the impulses in another direction.


Letting go of pre-conceived notions, resisting the urge to run from difficult interactions, and walking headlong into situations we’d rather avoid, are all ways in which we broaden our abilities as actors — and human beings. Today numerous television shows, movies or commercials still shoot in and around Culver City, with parts of the hotel’s exterior and interior having doubled for a street in London, an apartment in Barcelona or a cafe in Paris. The six-story flatiron brick building still houses the offices of the visionary real estate developer and philanthropist.
Legend has it that he lost the property in a poker game to John Wayne, who also owned the hotel for several years before donating it to the YMCA. It was at risk for demolition until the mid-90s when the hotel was partially restored and reopened, joining the prestigious National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
Since then, its plumbing and electrical systems have been upgraded, each of the guestrooms and public spaces have been redone, all 140 handmade windows in the guest rooms have been replaced, and the public spaces have been entirely re-imagined all the while maintaining the property’s architectural integrity. Or are our imaginations merely longing for a connection with the deep and mysterious soul of the Culver Hotel? In 1978, the parade was given a new look, renamed the Hollywood Christmas Parade and grew to national prominence as the nation’s largest celebrity parade with national television distribution for the first time. Following a vote by property owners to create an assessment district, the Walk was installed in 1960. The Chamber worked with Councilmember Goldberg and the Hollywood Entertainment District was successfully initiated in 1996. Richard Carlson, beloved author of the “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” series who passed away suddenly in 2006.
Carlson shares her hard-won wisdom and practical ideas to empower women in Living the Big Stuff™ and experiencing true freedom: the freedom to love, the freedom to heal, the freedom to overcome, and the freedom to succeed. With raw emotion, she tells a story about living, loving, healing, and waking up to an inspired life. Previously, she has participated at length in piano, dance, Odyssey of the Mind and basketball, but this is first activity where she really felt complete ownership of the results. Students selected positive words and images for the attitude that they wanted to portray on their t-shirts.
In 1978, the Trust was established to oversee, and raise the funds necessary, to accomplish this massive project. To accomplish its central mission, protecting this landmark and educating the world about Hollywood and its most-famous symbol, the Trust relies on the volunteer efforts of its Board, and contributions from generous donors who recognize the importance of Hollywood’s monuments and history. A seemingly ideal day turns disastrous when California’s notorious San Andreas fault triggers a devastating, magnitude 9 earthquake, the largest in recorded history. Los Angeles, 1949: A secret crew of police officers led by two determined sergeants work together in an effort to take down the ruthless mob king Mickey Cohen who runs the city. For the most part, Deloitte confines its forecasts in the annual TMT report to the near term, looking forward just 12 to 18 months.
For this reason, the Technology, Media, & Telecommunications Predictions report serves as a useful leading indicator of changes in tech-dependent industries that may have far-reaching implications. Short-form video is generally watched not on large- screen TV sets, but rather on the small screens of smartphones, tablets, and laptops.
Since most are available on demand, short- form videos can be watched any time, but are often watched for only a few minutes.
The most-watched short-form videos are music videos, while the most-watched long-form TV programming includes sports, drama, reality shows, comedy, and family entertainment.
And while the smartphone market continues to grow—with the number of smartphone owners projected to jump 22% in 2015—the market for smartphone upgrades is significantly bigger. Yet the continued success of games, books, music, movies, and streaming video show that Millennials are still willing to pay for media content tailored specifically to them.
Short-form videos often serve as excellent vehicles for advertising or self-promotion in themselves.
When he’s not focusing on the future, you can find him experimenting in the kitchen, testing out the latest interactive gaming technologies, or volunteering in his community and raising money for Movember, a global organization committed to changing the face of men’s health. Founded in 2014 by futurist Michael Vidikan, the firm continues the work previously done by Social Technologies, which was founded in 2000 by futurist Tom Conger. Millennials will spend more for content than their preference for free content would suggest. In this News Channel 8 interview with PR specialist Hope Katz Gibbs, reporter Sonya Gavankar explores three questions every entrepreneur should ask themselves.
According to the latest Twitter stats provided by Digital Marketing Ramblings, tweets with photo links have 5 times the engagement rate.
Of course, one video won’t necessarily reach more viewers than a cable network could, but utilizing a platform with such a wide user base makes a lot of sense. Making your group or community a great source of information and a newbie-friendly space can help you to make the most out of the growing userbase. This means you’re probably not going to have as good a response with participatory content on LinkedIn, like contests or polls, as you might on Facebook or Twitter. It’s becoming more common to include social media as part of an overall marketing budget or strategy, as opposed to when it was the outlier that no one wanted to spend time or money on. With only 9% of marketing companies hiring bloggers full-time, however, the pressure to produce high-quality content consistently will be a lot higher.
It also includes dozens of tips to create contagious content that begs to be shared and tempts people to link to your website and blog. But it’s encouraging to see a serious competitor to Google in the search marketing space. Be sure to keep an eye out and look for these telltale signs that you may be dealing with a fraudster.
Originally started as a weekly email newsletter, Goop quickly transformed into a repository for consumers who crave lifestyle content. Paltrow follows the principles of brand journalism by providing the type of lifestyle content that focuses squarely on her target audience. Mark Brownlow has more on the whys and wherefores of event triggered campaigns in this post on Email Marketing Reports. With that in mind, Battery Ventures decided to find out exactly how smartwatches are being used. Readers can even provide feedback on character development, plot direction, cover design and so much more. Created for preschool-aged children, each episode of Tumble Leaf follows Fig, a delightfully curious blue fox, and his best friend Stick, a quirky caterpillar, as they embark on a fun and nature-filled adventure, learning science through their natural play. Each episode consists of two 11-minute stories and the remaining seven episodes will become available later this summer. Alice Wilder, one of the world’s foremost experts in educational and child psychology. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire, and Fire TV are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. We want your readers to know that our organization is founded on three pillars: family, perseverance, and fitness. For me, I could not just sit on the sideline and watch my Dad’s strength, as I knew it, deteriorate. Basketball is a sport where you have to be committed all year around with no room for anything else. I had to learn new things and I did: photography, videography, exercise fitness, public speaking (Toastmasters), and start -up business, to name a few. I have been studying abroad, so I take countless pictures and turn them into video highlights to share my experiences. As a team, my vision is that we will all gain experience as we learn from each other to figure out a way to take this disease down.
If I can bring joy for those two hours in the gym working out with my Dad and others, then I have done my part and everything else is an added bonus.
I went to countless conferences, networking and learning from other entrepreneurs how they got started.
And very soon after I arrived in New York City, a friend of my mother’s, who was a Spanish dancer, saw me bopping around the apartment and said, “You know, I think Rosita has talent, would you let me take her to my dancing teacher?” That was a man named Paco Cancino, who as it turned out, was actress Rita Hayworth’s uncle.
There are all kinds of acting traps, all kinds, and I really pride myself on pulling back, having the control to do that.
And of course “West Side Story,” it gave me the opportunity of a lifetime, it brought me back to dance.
I’m waiting to hear if we’re going to be picked up for that, it’s been a very long wait, so I am a little concerned that maybe we won’t be picked up. It is based on a play called “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks,” and it’s a play that everybody does, including directors in Budapest! Of course as a Latina, inevitably I was brought up to be a nice girl, a good girl, and my mother let me know on no uncertain terms, without in any way meaning to sound cruel, that if I weren’t a little girl, she would take her love away. And that I can play Fran Drescher’s Jewish mother from the Bronx, you know, is just fabulous, but it took me until 80 to do this! I had a great time, more than that, it gave me a kind of recognition that you just can’t get anywhere else. It is, in fact, impossible to NOT have impulses; the real challenge is in divining which impulses are ‘instinct’ and which are ‘intuition’. If the instinct were not to move toward pleasure and ease, run away from danger and avoid pain, or deflect potential confrontation, homonids would have petered out millions of years ago; all eaten by saber-toothed tigers or poisoned by ingesting toxic berries. If we are to believe that intuition is a deep and unconcious understanding (or ‘knowing’) about the path one should take in any given moment, then it certainly doesn’t always fit the definition of ‘instinct’ above. In the case of a dam, the water stops flowing downstream and starts rising against the wall.
Vintage armchairs, classic movie projections and up-and-coming artists each play a part in the carefully curated ambiance, setting the stage for a wonderful evening of handcrafted cocktails, tasty fare and musical pleasure. The Culver Hotel has also become one of Los Angeles’s go to venues for nightly live jazz and special events.
The first order of business for the new organization was to raise funds for the grading and installation of 20,000 seats to create the Hollywood Bowl. It was not until 1985, after an underground explosion in the Wilshire area, that the transportation agency saw the error of its ways and adopted the route recommended by the Chamber.
With the help of extremely generous citizens and celebrities who sponsored each letter, the Trust unveiled a new Hollywood sign in 1978. As the Earth cracks open and buildings start to crumble, the Hollywood sign is swiftly destroyed. Indeed, Deloitte anticipates that less than 5% of short-form viewing will be watched on a TV set. By contrast, TV is watched most in the evening, still primarily as scheduled by the network or content provider, and is usually watched for three or four (or more) hours, often in succession.
In fact, Deloitte predicts that 70% of the smartphones sold in 2015 will be bought not by those transitioning to smartphones, but by consumers seeking to upgrade the smartphone they already own. Deloitte predicts an enormous jump to 30 million to 32.5 million monthly users in 2015—5% of the 600 million to 650 million NFC phones. The answer to this question is the information that will appear on your website, in your monthly newsletter, and will help your PR team get you in the news.
Clea also serves as a spokesperson for the organization helping to elevate awareness of the brand and advance the legacy of her father and SeriousFun founder Paul Newman. Watermelon videos on Facebook, you can at least console yourself with the fact that the majority of people online right now are doing something similar.
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If it is really good content it may even appear on the first page or even at number one (by the way by obtaining top ranking it receives about 40% of all clicks).
They’ll offer to place a large deposit and then ask if they can transfer funds to you that are destined for a third party. Paltrow and her team provide such compelling information that it wasn’t hard to get sucked into a few articles while researching this story. Goop features many industry experts, which enhance the credibility of the site even beyond Paltrow’s celebrity status. Though the site may tout Conrad’s celebrity name, the information is laser focused on her target audience, the typical girly girl who views primping as a necessity. To help you align your marketing efforts with SMART goals, our Partner HubSpot built this marketing planning template that you can download for free.
The series will also be available in Kindle FreeTime Unlimited, a service built just for kids that gives them the freedom to explore all their favorite books, games, educational apps, movies and TV shows, while providing parents with the tools they need to manage their kids’ screen time. I do not want to master just one thing because then it feels like I will be a ‘one trick pony’ and that will keep me from learning other things. Steven Covey said you have to put in a 100 thousand hours to master your craft to be good at something. I also want to include non-medical disciplines such as: videographers, photographers, and social media experts. So, to get that that tax- exempt status, made me feel like I accomplished something- and I did because it was a goal of mine. My business model will not survive the way I want it to unless we conduct research saying there is X amount of benefit doing the steps of FPF INC.
On a smaller scale, enough money to make sure my dad can continue to ride two trains (Marc and VRE) just to get to workout with me.
I saw that Lady in the grotto, and she wore a blue veil!” “Get that child out of here, she’s mad.” [Laughs] We have a Maria hour.
But this was funny, and it was a very New York thing, and that came very naturally, because I had many Jewish friends from New York who came either from Brooklyn or the Bronx. That’s a very big part of my technique, you could say, and I see myself overdoing some nights, and I get embarrassed, I really get embarrassed, and I go to the dressing room and say “Don’t do that! Many might question this ‘survival’ assertion in the light of war, murder, child abuse and the Global Financial Crisis but, aside from the rare cases of sado-masochism, how else would one explain the root cause of greed and violence, but for the innate human need to take and keep for oneself as the ultimate act of survival? Equally, if we accept the definition of ‘impulse’ as I have outlined it, then there is no advantage to seeing ‘intuition’ as the same thing. Preventing an actor from succumbing to common habits (or instincts) can oftentimes spawn exciting impulses in new directions. City Council appointed the Chamber as the institution to handle additions to the Walk of Fame. One of them crushes an aspiring actor just after he says, “my mother always told me Hollywood would kill me”. The film marks the second collaboration between McDonagh and Farrell, following 2008’s In Bruges. Today, there are more than 1,400 briefs in Vidikan’s database that focus on the future of everything, from cyber-security and home furnishings to robotics and food preferences, including demographic and generational trends, country and regional profiles around the world, and emerging business models. What makes you jump out of bed in the morning to run the company, and what do you want others to know about the great work you do?
Once you agree to the project, this new customer will want to pay you with a credit card very quickly.
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After all, he is responsible for bringing me into this world, so I owe him for all he has done for me. Over the years, I have been through so many workouts, so what I did was to say, “hey I could do this for a living.” That is what prompted me to get my Personal Training Certification through American Council On Exercise (ACE). He takes my Dad through a series of exercises and I can see they have developed a relationship. We say that because we haven’t displayed enough to earn the right to ask people for their money. And writing the memoir was a marvelous way to kind of ameliorate some of that, or soften it, or say, “Oh, for God’s sake, get off it! I was always playing the little girl who saw visions, and they always thought she was insane.
If you look at the back cover of the book, there’s a picture I adore of me with a huge bow on my head, holding my skirt way up, wearing a dress that my mother made for me.
If anything, she talks with kind of a Bronxier, Brooklyn-y accent, and it doesn’t matter, and she’s Latina. Not all human fallibility results in such anti-social behaviour, but very little human fallibility promotes the counter-intuitive traits of altruism, benevolence, and the ego-less act of openly confronting difficult issues head on.
From the Greek, ‘intueri’, meaning ‘to look into’, the word ‘intuition’ is variously defined as ‘an irrational function’ (Jung), ‘a struggle against conceptual knowledge’ (Zen meditation), and ‘the third stage of higher learning, following imagination and inspiration’ (Steiner).
Since participating in the research and design aspects, she has heightened awareness of products around her and their functionality, or lack of purposeful design.
In the first scene of the movie, it shows the Griffith Observatory then the camera zooms over to the Hollywoodland sign. Disney even operates a digital channel that promotes its merchandise by posting about 50 videos each month showing kids opening and playing with their toys. Once you transfer funds to the third party the original credit card payment will be charged back to you and all contact will be lost with the scammer.
If we can make someone feel good, while having this disease, then we have done the most important part of our job. Finally: Fitness must be incorporated because medicine can only do so much, but with medicine and fitness combined, we could be on to something. Though my Dad will never replace his Dad, I am just happy that I can share my Dad with him and they have a good time together.
I have been working with this company in Columbia, MD- MosCreative, on a couple of projects.
And it does have some delicious anecdotes—the Anna Miller story, and I’m just going to say it that way, is really hilarious. As such, it is easy to accept that ‘instinct’, as a natural, pre-installed, hard-wired human feature is, at its base, to protect itself from all outside threats. However one may choose to define it, the universal consensus on intuition seems to be that it transcends any conscious attempt to understand it. There’s also the Jack Nicholson story, when we did a film called “Carnal Knowledge,” which is pretty funny. As an actor, this is the sole reason why making bold, exciting, and interesting choices is so difficult when acting solely upon ‘instinct’. Further, in many cases, the very act of attempting to understand intuition is the very thing that appears to kill it. You really have to make your own way, you have to persevere, and it’s very, very hard to persevere when you feel that you don’t have value, and I really felt that way for too many years.



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