Reducing Stress in the Workplace

If you’re noticing that days seem longer, you’re always tired, irritated, not eating properly, and not able to think clearly, it’s possible that you’re under too much stress. Without realizing it, your stress could be starting to build up and cause issues worse than what you’re already experiencing. If left to grow, stress can cause acne, increased anxiety/anxiety attacks, and even depression.

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Six Types of Video for Social Media

Video is currently one of the most trending creative marketing mediums. Videos offer endless possibilities to not only promote your business but connect with your audience as well. Social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are making it easier to share video content in new and innovative ways. This trending medium is reshaping the marketing landscape and pushing the boundaries of selling online. But with the current over saturation of video content, how can your business stand out from the crowd?

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The Good & Ugly About Drop Shipping

Drop shipping is a great option for people with no e-commerce experience. It’s simple, low-cost and easy. This business model allows retailers to skip the inventory issues by connecting them with suppliers all over the world who ship products directly from their warehouse to your consumer’s doorstep, giving you a percentage of the profit.

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More Than Just a Letterform

When you talk about typography, most people picture how copy is laid out on a page, how your eye flows through said copy, or just simple hierarchy. It is much more than that, though, as designers have been slowly twisting the rules on how type can be used in art.

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Professional Email Writing 101

There are many people out there - professionals included - who don’t know how to write a proper email. You can turn in the most beautifully written reports or perfectly designed graphics, but can still fall short when it comes to email writing. Don’t fret. We are going to take you through each step of writing an email so that when you’re done reading, you will be a master at them!

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Settings You Should Use to Protect Your Information

Thanks in part to Mr. Zuckerberg and the 87 million people whose data was breached, our minds have been enlightened to the fact that our personal information isn’t protected just because someone tells us it is. We’ve researched some hidden settings that you may not know about that will ensure your information is kept a secret, even if you’re not uploading it to the world wide web.

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Separate Business and Personal Social Media

In order to run a Facebook business page, you need to have a personal one. This means that those who begin following your page can easily find you, and find out everything about you that you have chosen to keep public - even that picture of Michael Weatherly brushing his teeth you shared publicly ten years ago pops to the top of the list (make sure you check your  profile share settings, you’d be surprised what might still be public).

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Car Wash Fundraiser Success!

On Saturday, August 4, 2018 our team raised over $800 for the Kingston Humane Society (KHS) by hosting a car wash at The Goodway Thrift Store! The proceeds from the fundraiser will help provide health care, food and shelter to keep Kingston’s animals happy and healthy for as long as it takes to find them forever homes.

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They're Out There. Protect Your Business' Social Media from Trolls.

Your presence on social media is booming and you’re finally getting engagement from your audience on your posts. But with this success and positive vibes online, you’ve noticed that a few of your followers have left some less than flattering engagement on your posts. These could be customers, people who have interacted with you online, someone whom you’ve never seen before or spambots.

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Marketing F.A.Q. Answered

If you’ve ever run a business, or even had a yard sale, you’ve probably heard of or utilized the art of marketing.

Marketing is a major topic for businesses as it’s a vital part of any organization’s success. In fact, many consider marketing to be the backbone of a company or the oil that keeps operations running smoothly. Despite that, there’s still an air of confusion surrounding such an important part of business - and the questions keep coming.

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How to Determine if Social Media is Right for You

“Should I be broadcasting my brand on social media?”

It’s a complicated question, isn’t it? One that every existing, matured, or budding business is asking themselves. In the age of technology, it seems like social media marketing is the “be all and end all” of a campaign, and that things like viral videos and shares are the only drivers to your brand’s level of awareness and success.

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IGTV for Small Business

A couple weeks ago, Instagram released IGTV, a new online video hub that allows the average Instagram user to upload and share video content that’s up to 10 minutes long (up to an hour if you’re one of their favourite people), which is a much bigger spectrum from the 15-30 seconds we are accustomed to.

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