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Friday Before Black Friday

…how does that make you feel?

Did Ya Know?

Check your answer below!

Which city is considered the inventor of Black Friday?

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What We Learned

Monday: Starting in 2024, Google has new requirements for bulk senders (those who send 5k or more emails to Google accounts per day) to improve deliverability, sender reputation, and engagement.

Tuesday: Got some room in your 2024 budget for old-fashioned networking and professional development? Here are some large-scale, in-personal marketing conferences to put on the calendar.

Wednesday: Use the SPEAR Framework to write killer intros and get your readers to commit to finishing your article.

Thursday: It’s never too late to improve your holiday campaigns. Learn how to capture shoppers’ attention with 5 shopping trends for Black Friday/Cyber Monday.

The Conversation

Christina asked, “Anyone know what platform Anthropologie uses for email?”

Kaitlyn asked,Does anyone here have experience with advertising on NextDoor?

Jeremy asked, “Does anyone know the current process to create a location tag on Instagram that the public can use to check in at a physical address (IG stories location sticker, location above a static post, etc.)? ”

Jessica asked, “Has anyone worked with the GDS (Sabre, Amadeus, Travelport)?”

Fall Sangria


  • 1 apple
  • 1 pear
  • 1/2 orange
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 750 ml bottle dry red wine, such as Rioja
  • 1 750 ml bottle sparkling cider or apple cider
  • Optional garnishes: Cinnamon stick, rosemary sprig, remaining orange slices
  • Fall sangria recipe
  1. Thinly slice the apple, pear, and orange. Place them into a medium bowl and stir in the sugar and cinnamon.
  2. Transfer to a large pitcher. Allow to stand for 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld.
  3. After 1 hour, pour in the red wine. You can use it immediately, or chill for up to 3 hours.
  4. To serve, fill a glass with ice. Fill halfway with sparkling apple cider, then halfway with red wine mixture. Garnish with cinnamon stick, rosemary or orange slices. When you’ve polished off the sangria, you can snack on the sweetened fruit.

Recipe by A Couple Cooks

Did Ya Know?

Answer: Philadelphia. 

The term “Black Friday” originated in Philadelphia in the 1960s, referring to the heavy traffic and chaos that occurred after Thanksgiving.


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