SOCIAL MEDIA

Can you benefit from an invite? Becoming part of the elite group can pave the way for exciting opportunities

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Unless you have been living under a rock, you have already heard the buzz around Silicon Valley’s trendiest invention.

Last year, tech city launched a voice chat app called Clubhouse. The elite digital space opened doors for real-time conversations and online social gatherings between users. Much like Zoom, it fills pandemic life with human connections. The only catch is that this invite-only app lets commoners like me interact with high-profile users.

So far, the new-age social media app has already garnered interest from celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Drake, Ashton Kutcher, Ariana Grande, etc. The glamorous attendees are followed by business…


SOCIAL MEDIA

Making the most of social media platforms

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In 2020 we saw a surge in social media usage, with people spending more time at home during the coronavirus pandemic. A poll conducted in May last year showed 46% to 51% of U.S. adults started using social media more than they did before the pandemic. With 2020 being as unpredictable as it was, there is probably one thing on your mind right now: what does the new year hold for us?

“When you have five minutes to fill, Twitter is a great way to fill 35 minutes.”

— Matt Cutts

Which social media trends and strategies can we expect…


What Is the psychology behind wanting; having a scarcity mindset and what you can do to resolve it

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Are you struggling with always wanting more and not focusing on the present?

Having more does not keep you from wanting more. And if you always want more — to be more prosperous, more beautiful, more well-known — you are missing the bigger picture, and I can tell you from experience, happiness will never come.

— Mitch Albom

My little Pomeranian, Luke, was the inspiration behind this article. Luke has a demanding personality and is also very expressive about what he wants — and he spends all day vocalizing what he wants. …


DATA SCIENCE

Technology’s corrosive impact on society

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“Privacy is dead, and social media holds the smoking gun.” — Pete Cashmore, CEO of Mashable

Concerns regarding privacy on social media have increased after 2015. Earlier, users saw cybercriminals as their sole enemy in the digital space. However, the tide has turned as certain scandals, studies, and revelations have come to the surface.

The Cambridge Analytica Ltd. scandal

It took Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm, to spark the discussions concerning user privacy on social media networks. In 2018, media outlets broke the news that Cambridge Analytica acquired and used personal data collected from Facebook. …


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Bonus: MyLibook Review

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Teaching your child how to read from an early age can be a challenge. Parenthood is overwhelming in itself, and it can be easy to lose sight of your child’s personal development in the process. However, research suggests that engaging with young children by reading, talking, and singing can stimulate cognitive development, bringing a host of benefits.

As per The American Academy of Pediatrics, children proficient in reading by the third grade are more likely to graduate high school and have a successful career. Unfortunately, 1 out of 3 children begins kindergarten without possessing the language skills required to read.


RACING

Miami will be the 11th venue in the U.S. to host the Formula One Grand Prix

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“I am the artist, the track is my canvas and the car is my brush.” -Graham Hill-

There’s good news for F1 racing fans in Miami. After Austin, the Formula 1 Grand Prix is coming to Miami in 2022! Miami is full of sports fans and is home to some of the leading teams across various sports.

But, then, of course, there are the Miami Marlins, Miami Dolphins, and many more. And now, fans can look forward to witnessing the Formula One Grand Prix from the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. How cool is that?

Miami Grand Prix 2022

Miami will be the…


TRAVEL AND TOURISM

There is nothing sweeter than a hands on adventure

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“I found my thrill on Blueberry Hill.”-Fats Domino-

Whitehead’s Blueberry Farm is an exceptional place to make family memories

Whitehead’s Blueberry Farm is an exceptional place to make family memories while gathering berries. A friend of mine shared her experience with me, which inspired me to check it out. Whitehead’s blueberry farm in Winter Haven, Florida, a delightful place for spending quality time with those close to your heart this year.

Let us begin, breathe in deep, and smell the sweet aroma of fresh blueberries.

The Whitehead’s Blueberry farm is on 1038 Macon Road in Winter Haven, Florida. I suggest that you plan before you go. You first need to book…


SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKING

Are you ready to unlock your social media networking strategy in 2021?

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“If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can tell 6,000 friends.”- Jeff Bezos, CEO Amazon-

Are you ready to unlock your social media networking strategy in 2021?

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned professional readjusting social media marketing priorities, I have got you covered.

With nearly 223 million U.S. social media users (as of 2020), addressing a densely populated online audience can feel daunting. Having a target-oriented plan can get you back on track. It allows you to navigate away from obstacles…


MARKETING

Keeping it SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-Bound

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“Marketing’s job is never done. It’s about perpetual motion. We must continue to innovate every day.” — Betty Comstock, Former CMO & Vice Chair, GE

Designing a successful marketing campaign requires businesses to navigate changes in marketing channels and audiences.

Run a Marketing Brainstorm Session That Delivers

First things first, you need to know the basics of your marketing objectives. For that, you need to run a brainstorming session that will deliver objective goals and agendas.

Invite the right people

You don’t want too many cooks spoiling the broth here. The brainstorming should be a result-oriented session that shouldn’t waste time. Hence, don’t just invite the sales or marketing people, but…

Gayle Kurtzer-Meyers

20+ years in Property Management, freelance writer, advocate for positive thinking, enjoy running for charity events, interested in a variety of topics

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