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Google lays outs narrow “EU election advertiser” policy ahead of 2019 vote

by I'm Struggling
Google has announced its plan for combating election interference in the European Union, ahead of elections next May when up to 350 million voters across the region will vote to elect 705 Members of the European Parliament. In a blog post laying out a narrow approach to democracy-denting disinformation, Google says it will introduce a verification system for “EU election advertisers to make sure they are who they say they are”, and require that any election ads disclose who is paying for them. The details of the verification process are not yet clear so it’s not possible to assess how […]

Businesses Will Find Bigger Audiences on YouTube and Instagram in 2018 Than in 2017

by I'm Struggling
A new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website, reveals that most people are using YouTube and Instagram more in 2018 than in 2017, outperforming other channels such as Facebook. The Manifest surveyed 627 social media users to learn about their social media habits, including the channels they prefer, how frequently they use social media, and the mediums they use to access it. Latest 2018 Social Media Statistics The survey revealed that people are using YouTube (63%) and Instagram (61%) more this year compared to last year. And if this makes you wonder if you should continue […]

Is YouTube Worth It? 7.6 Million Views Later, Here’s What I Learned

by I'm Struggling
Everyone’s saying it… video is the future of content marketing! But is it really? Similar to you, I noticed that trend over a year ago, and I decided to listen to everyone who told me to focus on videos instead of just text-based content. I even wrote a blog post about how I was shifting my content marketing budgets over to podcasting and videos. But, as you know, opinions don’t really matter in marketing. If the data shows something is working you should do more of it. And if the data shows the opposite, then you need to reconsider what […]

5 Lies Hotel Marketers Need to Unlearn

by I'm Struggling
We all know the world is changing. Hotel marketing is changing, and guest expectations are changing. Today, guests expect hoteliers to reach out to them on their terms. And it’s more than simply blasting them with messages through every channel you can find. Your guests expect you to be there when they want you and back off when they don’t. They expect you to remember what they told you at one point and anticipate their needs at another. You need a way to succeed in this evolving marketplace to give your guests the experience they deserve. Cross channel marketing is […]

Annnd we’re DEAD! Elon Musk asks Twitter to send him their ‘dankest memes’ and then things get REALLY weird

by I'm Struggling
in News
Full disclosure, this editor couldn’t even get THROUGH this entire thread because OMG people are insane on Twitter. That or this editor is getting too old and these darn kids need to get off her lawn. Heh. It started when Elon Musk asked Twitter to send him their dankest memes. Send me ur dankest memes!! — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 25, 2018 Doooood, what was he thinking?! These are some of the cleaner memes we could grab from the thread (there are literally tens of thousands to go through so we probably missed more than a few): pic.twitter.com/a62sNjt6lV — Jon "Fun […]

B&B management basics: Facebook marketing explained

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Facebook is one of the most powerful social networking sites in the world, and it’s one of the best places to promote your B&B online. Here’s everything you need to know about marketing your B&B on Facebook. Creating a Facebook page is free, but paid advertising increases exposure It’s always been free to activate a Facebook account, regardless of whether you intend to use your Facebook profile for personal or professional reasons. The business pages on Facebook are still free to create, but most business owners find they can’t reach as many people as they would like simply through the […]

12 Top Facebook Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

by I'm Struggling
Are you dealing with a drop in Facebook engagement and need more visibility for your small business? If you’re tired of sitting in the shadow of competitors, try these Facebook marketing tips to help you crush the competition. Small business marketing is a cutthroat arena, especially for small brands competing on a local level. It gets harder when those businesses go omnichannel and have to compete with larger incumbent brands in the digital space. Without a big budget it can seem impossible to compete, but you don’t need a massive Facebook marketing budget to make waves. As of the second […]

‘WHAT THINE F*CKETH IS GOING ON’? You’ve NEVER heard a ‘dating’ story like this one

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in News
A lot of people have at least one awful date story. But this might be the awful date story to end all awful date stories: I am about to tell you an epic tale about subterfuge, dating in the 21st century and the fall of human civilization. This actually happened to me and it could happen to you too. Get some popcorn. *Thread* — миша (@bvdhai) August 19, 2018 Popcorn … and maybe a bottle or three of hard liquor: So a few weeks ago I was on the Tinder machine shopping my soul around and I match with a […]