Social Media Slice for August 30, 2019: Changes to Facebook Ads for Real Estate, Credit, or Employment; Ultimate Guide to a Successful Podcast Launch; Combine Social Media and PPC For More Conversions

MAIN SLICE Changes to Facebook Ads for Real Estate, Credit, or Employment- No surprise. FB changes rules again. Don’t comply, not only does your ad not run, but your account could be shut down. Andrea Vahl tells what has changed, how to approach strategy, and how to make sure your ads are still working forContinue reading “Social Media Slice for August 30, 2019: Changes to Facebook Ads for Real Estate, Credit, or Employment; Ultimate Guide to a Successful Podcast Launch; Combine Social Media and PPC For More Conversions”

The Front Porch of Life- Living and Doing Business in Small Towns

“Too often we forget about the 120-million Americans building their homes, their businesses, and their lives in small towns far from the limelight” — not my words but those of successful entrepreneur and Shark Tank investor Robert Herjavic reflecting on the plight of small towns and small businesses decaying away. And that is unfortunate becauseContinue reading “The Front Porch of Life- Living and Doing Business in Small Towns”

Business Plan Competition & Intro Session

Planning to start a small business? Take every bit of advice you can get — you don’t have to use it — just have it all standing by as resource material. And a great place for resource material is an Enterprise Center. Does your community have one? We do in Essex County, MA at SalemContinue reading “Business Plan Competition & Intro Session”

Reporter’s Notebook: If The Job Offer Letter Is Poorly Written…

Recently I moved and needed to update my resume on LinkedIn, About.me, and all the job boards. Shortly afterwards, this item of questionable origin barged its way into my email. Submitted for your edification, observe how you feel as you go through the email; gauge how the typos and grammatical errors make you neither trustContinue reading “Reporter’s Notebook: If The Job Offer Letter Is Poorly Written…”

Reporter’s Notebook: Evolving State of Journalism

Repeatedly I’ve put forth that the “traditional media” is on its last legs— and that you boys/girls and men/women represent the future of journalism. And just what does that future hold if you want to actually earn a living as a writer? The diminishing opportunities for newspaper reporters have been much in the news. ContentContinue reading “Reporter’s Notebook: Evolving State of Journalism”