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Top Posts of the Week
- Have you seen the new Girl Scouts of the USA rebrand?
- 7 things to know about Google’s helpful content update
- Gatorade’s latest ad is all for Serena Williams with a narration by Beyoncé
- Need a handy dandy social media marketing checklist?
What We Learned
Monday: Growing too fast or in the wrong directions is a common issue for businesses. It can end in failures that you can’t recover from or long-lasting growing pains. You’ll have to put your planning hats on to get a harness on your growth and manage it in an efficient and long-term way. Forbes put together 3 tips for creating sustainable business growth.
Tuesday: Brands can’t forget about the importance of their own local markets and community. It takes some mindful Google practices and site strategy. Check out 13 local marketing strategies by Search Engine Journal to see if you’re making the right effort on a local level.
Wednesday: Oof. Burnout is a hard hole to get yourself out of. You have to make sure you are taking care of your mental, emotional, and physical self on top of maintaining boundaries with your work and personal life. Teachmore put together 5 ways to prevent creator burnout, plus solutions when burnout does happen.
Thursday: It’s hard finding tools that please all areas of your business needs and do it all. Brands are left using multiple platforms and integrating them together. While this is common, there are some risks that you should know about using multiple Email Service Providers (ESPs).
Join the Conversation
Heidi wrote, “I was recently told by my professional coach that nearly all feed posts should be boosted (not an ad, a boost) at least $10, otherwise they are a waste of time/effort. I’ve never heard this before. However, considering organic posts barely get love, I can see where she’s coming from. Thoughts on this?”
Jill asked, “Got an email from a magazine saying they chose us to be listed as a top 10 company.. they also said it will be $3,000.. is it normal to have to pay them? thanks carnies!”
A member created a poll: Your ad agency has had your account permanently banned from running ads several times now. Do you keep them and chalk it up to screwy Facebook algorithm changes or do you change agencies?
Taryn posted, “Is it possible to delete a Google Business listing? We have a client closing one of their locations and they are adamant that they want it deleted rather than marking it as permanently closed. It’s looking like no but figured I’d double check just in case.”
Pumpkin Spice Cocktail
Starbs can wait. This ✨aesthetic✨ drink cannot.
- 3 tsp pumpkin spice purée
- 1 oz cinnamon and chai simple syrup
- 1 1/2 oz rum
- 1 oz cream
- 1 oz Kahlua
- Lightly Whipped Cream (optional)
- Place all ingredients in a shaker cup.
- Add ice to the shaker and shake well for about a minute.
- Top with whipped cream.
- Enjoy your chill transition into fall while keeping hot weather vibes alive.
Recipe by @Tossed70
Add Qs to Your Email
“Part of being successful is about asking questions and listening to the answers.”
–– Anne Burrell
Solid advice, right? So how often are you asking your audience about your email?
Scalemail Polls is your ticket to getting it done. This system integrates seamlessly into your existing email or site and can be customized to ask all sorts of Qs. That way, you can understand what makes your email successful and know what to change to make it better.
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Did Ya Know?
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The Carney Team is off for Labor Day.
We will be back with The Daily Carnage on Tuesday, September 6th.
See you then, and enjoy your weekend!