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Spreading Your Restaurant’s Branding So More People Recognize You

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Whether you are opening up a new restaurant or you’ve been in the area for years, it’s quite likely many people have no clue who you are. Especially for smaller, family-owned restaurants that don’t have the spread or marketing of major franchises, you need to get people to notice you. That means having strong restaurant branding and then spreading it in your area so people see it, learn to recognize it, and get comfortable with it. The more people see your business’ name and brand, the more likely they’ll give your restaurant a try, and it could even help increase […]

HubSpot’s Guide to Facebook Ad Sizes (With Examples)

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How many characters of text can News Feed ads have again? What about image dimensions for the Right Column sidebar? Between various image sizes and character requirements, figuring out how to optimize your Facebook ads for the various page spaces and ad objectives available to you can get pretty confusing. To take the headache out of preparing to run a Facebook Ad Campaign, here’s a handy cheatsheet of Facebook image ad sizes and dimensions for every type of ad you can purchase on Facebook — no matter what your ad’s objective or call to action is. Whether you’re running a […]

City Council Adopts Budget for 2018-19

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City Hall – Kathy M. Slaughter photo CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News)—The Katy City Council Monday night adopted a $28.5 million budget for 2018-19, and kept the tax rate to fund it the same as last year’s rate. The budget is an 8.5 percent increase from the 2017 budget of $26.1 million. It includes a three percent cost-of-living increase for city employees. City officials have said that the competition between cities is intense for qualified employees, particularly police officers and firefighters. The budget calls for the hiring of seven police officers, three firefighters, and one fire investigator, among 19 […]

How to Drive Traffic through PPC Campaign?

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PPC or Paid Advertising is the best way to drive more traffic to your website’s landing page. It is the easiest and sure shot way to get clicks. However, if it is done in an incorrect way, it can cost you a lot of money. Thankfully, there are ways in which you can run a PPC campaign to get awesome results. Here are the tricks to drive high traffic through PPC campaign: 1. Optimize PPC Ads for Mobile: The way people are interacting with PPC ads is changing. According to a reliable source, the mobile ad spends in the year […]

Trump’s Lies Have Grown Far More Frequent—and More Dangerous

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In recent months, the steady stream became a deluge. Although Washington Post journalists and other fact-checkers have dutifully documented President Donald Trump’s now more than 5,000 misleading statements and outright lies, the American public may no longer pay much attention to the exhausting flood of misinformation. Now, a book-length study from the nonpartisan RAND Corporation warns that a growing disregard for basic facts could have dire longterm consequences for American democracy. From June through August, Trump averaged more than 15 bogus statements a day—more than triple his daily rate in 2017. Recently, he went after Google, falsely claiming the country’s biggest information search tool […]

How to Use Search Intent to Convert More Users Into Leads and Customers

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Understanding the search intent behind a keyword is more important than the volume, and optimizing helps rank for target keywords and generate positive ROI. Did you know that understanding the intent behind a keyword is more important than uncovering those with the highest amount of volume? It all comes down to what the user is searching for. One user may be looking for the answer to a question, while another is raring and ready to buy. Understanding the difference with intent will make or break your SEM, SEO and content efforts. Here, I’ll share the types of search intent and […]

Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city

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With one of North Carolina’s largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighborhoods. Read more: foxnews.com

Here’s how to copy old AdWords column settings to the new Google Ads UI

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With a new option, it’s now possible to get all your old columns settings back. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Read more: feeds.searchengineland.com

Some 200 Horses Seek Refuge From Hurricane Florence In Aiken

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Farms near Aiken, S.C. have taken in roughly 200 horses from the coastal Carolinas in anticipation of Hurricane Florence. The Blood-Horse reported the refugees are mostly show horses and polo ponies seeking shelter ahead of the storm. Aiken is far enough inland it doesn’t often experience significant damage from storms, according to Dogwood Stable’s Jack Sadler. The storm is expected to delay transport of some horses form the Keeneland September sale as horsemen will likely wait out the system. Florence began to make landfall Thursday as the outer bands of the storm reached the shore. Read more at The Blood-Horse […]

Humanity Losing Survivability With Every Generation

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Most of the readers should know what happened to native peoples around the world when European explorers arrived.  With the explorers came diseases such as Small Pox, Flu, Whooping Cough… etc.  With no resistance to the diseases millions of natives died.  In the time span of a few years, entire cultures were wiped out. If we take those history lessons and apply them to modern prepping, humanity is losing survivability with every passing generation. Why are we losing our survivability? How many millions of people have never grown a single piece of their own food? How many millions never fished? […]