Social Media Slice for September 18, 2019: Yelp Connect Gives Restaurants A ‘New Voice’ To Reach Locals; 3 Key Elements to a Winning Facebook Ads Proposal; Using Google Assistant as a Text Translator


Yelp Connect Gives Restaurants A ‘New Voice’ To Reach Locals-
Yelp is working hard to improve its image with restaurant owners. Following launch of business page upgrades like Business Highlights, Portfolio, and Yelp Verified License, comes Yelp Connect. Owners can publish what’s new on their menu, specials, and even upcoming events.

“Ely Lerner, Group Product Manager for Yelp Connect, says that the feature ‘offers a more strategic approach’ than other social media that aren’t designed with business owners in mind. The idea is to help restaurants only target the most relevant users more accurately and to provide better local reach.” – George Carey-Simos, writing for WERSM

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3 Key Elements to a Winning Facebook Ads Proposal-
Just telling a prospective client your rates and what you do doesn’t really make you stand out from the competition. Facebook expert Andrea Vahl shares winning tips.

“When you demonstrate that you understand their issues, you have a method that works, and you are the perfect person to execute that method, then you will easily get the contract.” – Andrea Vahl

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Using Google Assistant as a Text Translator-
Need to translate something while on the go? Would you like to just point your camera to the text you need translated & select a “translate” icon? Google Assistant has that feature!

“If you want to do more with the results, tap the translate button and then tap Open in Translate. Once translate opens, you can modify the language and more. ” – Jack Wallen, for TechRepublic

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My name is Anthony Scialis and I used to be a newspaper writer. For over 40 years I covered the business and entertainment beats for community newspapers & magazines. Now, I use research & writing experience to provide Small Business Owners with customer-centric information. I assist with writing blogs and tweets, freeing up small biz owners to focus on what they enjoy and do best— run their businesses.

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