Business

Fat Lady Hasn't Sung Yet - New MySpace and Stumbleupon

Fat Lady Hasn't Sung Yet - New MySpace and Stumbleupon

Ahhh social media where the conversation is mostly about Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn… not this week.

Two social media giants from the past are coming out in a big way this week with new designs and features and they are hoping to get their piece of the pie back – MySpace and Stumbleupon.0

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Community forum will address local healthcare concerns: community members invited to learn the facts

Community forum will address local healthcare concerns: community members invited to learn the facts

 

Healthcare in our community is at a crossroads. Mid Coast Hospital has a proposal that will help our community preserve local control of its healthcare services, while maintaining high quality and driving down costs. The hospital will host a public forum for community members to learn about current concerns surrounding these proposals.

The forum will be held on Monday, October 15 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Mid Coast Hospital Café and Conference Rooms, located at 123 Medical Center Drive in Brunswick.

How to Be Heard on Facebook: Posting to Your Brand Page to Engage

How to Be Heard on Facebook: Posting to Your Brand Page to Engage

1,000+ Facebook Likes equals 1,000+ eyeballs, right? Wrong.

Not all of your fans or followers are going to see those Facebook posts you’re so diligently putting out there. Facebook still favors the user and it customizes each user’s Newsfeed content based on how often said user engages with posts by friends and brands.

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Fat Lady Hasn't Sung Yet - New MySpace and Stumbleupon

Fat Lady Hasn't Sung Yet - New MySpace and Stumbleupon

 

Ahhh social media where the conversation is mostly about Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn… not this week.

Two social media giants from the past are coming out in a big way this week with new designs and features and they are hoping to get their piece of the pie back – MySpace and Stumbleupon.

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In Our New Multi-Screen World, Mobile Rules

Guess what, according to a recent Google study, we spend an average of 4.4 hours of our daily leisure time in front screens…multiple screens on multiple devices. And we’re using them simultaneously to complete tasks.

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Nominate a Student for a Unique Experience: YEA!

Nominate a Student for a Unique Experience: YEA!

YEA! focuses on a broad definition of entrepreneurship - the transformation of an idea into an enterprise that creates value. Nominate a student for this unique experience at yea@midcoastmaine.com
 
The Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber is excited and proud to bring this program to our region with support from the Kauffman Foundation*, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, Dept. of Economic and Community Development and Southern New Hampshire University.
 
Whether it is the newest version of the Baby-sitters Club in the neighborhood, or the Environmental Action campaign at their school, young people have the imagination, courage, and intelligence to develop and launch their own, unique entrepreneurial ideas.
 
At YEA! students brainstorm ideas for business creation or social change and develop a business plan.

A Fresh Look at Google AdWords Express

A Fresh Look at Google AdWords Express

While brushing my teeth this morning, I got to thinking about this blog post I have been meaning to write regarding AdWords Express and the role local search has played in the last year for the service based industry. Dentists in particular rely on many old school ways to retain business aka: word of mouth (pun totally intended).

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