Correctional Officers Face Backlash After Taking Social Media Challenge Too Far: “Feeling Cute, Might Shoot Your Baby Daddy Today”

“Feeling cute, might shoot your baby daddy today…IDK.”“Feeling cute, might just gas some inmates today, IDK.”Correctional officers across the country are facing heavy backlash, even getting fired, for threatening to mistreat inmates while trying to be funny and participating in the popular #FeelingCute challenge.#FeelingCuteChallenge among correctional officers from several states in #USA have in mind that several inmates are abused in the prison system all over USA every day and then tell me if...
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The Voice of Authority? When the Salesperson Was the Expert

In the old days, salespeople were the experts we relied on to educate us about products and services. In a world where we didn’t have the ability to go online to conduct independent research, buyers were at the mercy of sellers. Of course, that’s not true anymore. Yet many sales managers still run their teams as if it is.
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Automatization of Digital Marketing with the Help of Services

The market for automation services is growing every year, and now even representatives of the micro-business are already using several services and how much do you use? Keep in mind that in the New Year you will need as much again to be in trend! Alternatively, another option is to use "combines" that combine the functionality of several different services. For example, many have already begun to use "combines" to work with Instagram, which combines the functionality of deferred posting and vide...
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Tips for publishing Python Sphinx with Free Hosting on GitHub Pages

Here’s a new article on the Docs Like Code site, titled “Yes You Can Use GitHub Pages with Python Sphinx.” If you’re familiar with GitHub Pages, you may also know that by default it builds Jekyll sites and uses selectable Jekyll themes. Jekyll itself mostly publishes with Markdown. For fans of Python Sphinx and the ReStructured Text markup language, figuring out how to use Sphinx instead of Jekyll provides more options and flexibility for doc builds. Here’s an excerpt, and you can read more ...
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Agency Brief: Easter Burgers, bathwater and Ad Age news

We're starting this week's brief with some exciting news of our own. Ad Age has hired Lindsay Rittenhouse (below) to be our new agency reporter. Many of you already know Lindsay from Adweek, where she was a staff writer covering agencies and their clients. Along the way, she has worked at The Times of Trenton (a fellow New Jerseyan), TheStreet and its sister paper the Deal Pipeline. She brings a lot of enthusiasm and some fresh ideas about how to cover the beat and elevate our coverage. "I’m ...

Google AMP Kimonos At AMP Conf

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Zeta acquires DSP from Sizmek, takes aim at The Trade Desk

Zeta Global on Friday said it reached a definitive agreement to acquire the technology and assets from ad tech company Sizmek, in a deal estimated to be in the neighborhood of $36 million. Sizmek, which filed for bankruptcy on March 29, is a demand side and data management platform used by marketers to make programmatic ad buys. Zeta, meanwhile, operates in the CRM arena, offering brands first-party data on very specific consumer segments. For instance: The company claims that agencies can pu...

Nissan donates $112,000 to rebuild Notre-Dame

Nissan Motor Co. will donate 100,000 euros ($112,000) for the rebuilding of the fire-ravaged Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, a pledge that comes as the Japanese automaker seeks to repair strained relations with the French government and partner Renault SA after former Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested. Nissan’s contribution is “in recognition of and appreciation for Nissan Europe and Renault employees as well as the people of France,” the company said in a statement Friday. The Yokohama-ba...

Gerard de Thame joins Mutt Film, Ed Morris moves to Riff Raff

Director Gerard de Thame is joining the Los Angeles and New York-based commercial production company Mutt Film. He has directed spots for brands such as Adidas, American Express, Audi, Coca-Cola, Gatorade, Microsoft, Nike and Samsung as well as a documentary-style ad for Whole Foods' first-ever national campaign. He has earned Emmy nominations for his work for Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen. His previous representation includes HSI, Believe Media and Supply&Demand, and he joins Mutt alongside his ...

McDonald’s Canada Launches Innovative Campaign to Hire Friends Together

McDonald’s Canada and Cossette have launched “Friends Wanted”, a 360° campaign that leverages the insight that youth are more likely to apply for jobs if it means working with friends. Interested friends are encouraged to apply together, get hired together and work together. “One of the key benefits of working at a McDonald’s restaurant is the camaraderie among crew members,” says Antoinette Benoit, Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald’s Canada. “With this campaign, we are celebrating the spirit of...
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The One-Hour Guide to SEO: Link Building - Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfishThe final episode in our six-part One-Hour Guide to SEO series deals with a topic that's a perennial favorite among SEOs: link building. Today, learn why links are important to both SEO and to Google, how Google likely measures the value of links, and a few key ways to begin earning your own. Click on the whiteboard image above to open a high resolution version in a new tab! Video Transcription Howdy, Moz fans, and welcome to another edition of Whiteboard F...
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Sinnofoto T8H2 71″ Portable Travel Camera Tripod Review

Sinnofoto Product description Ball head 1/4” screw with Quick plate shoe and hidden safe slot in it to avoid the risk to the camera. The surface was with 0.25 nanometer anodic oxidation. Includes horizontal and vertical bubble level to fix the angle. For long lens use, we suggest to buy one more 70mm quick fast shoe in our shop. Tripod leg Compare with plastic quick release flip-locks(A.v. g 20000 times service life), Sinnofoto knob was more than 80000 times. The adjustable counter weight ...
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Are You Afraid to Spend Money?

One of the very real fears people have is that of spending money. This is especially true after you have been in a frugal mindset for a long period of time. When you are so used to pinching every penny, it’s common to become scared to start spending more money. While this isn’t always a bad thing, it can contribute to a scarcity mindset and prevent you from taking full advantage of your financial resources. Retirees Aren’t Spending What They Could A study published in the Journal of Financ...
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Ancestry removes ad amid backlash

Genealogy company Ancestry has taken down a recent commercial following public outcry that the ad whitewashes slavery. The Lehi, Utah-based company removed the ad from YouTube on Thursday and is in the process of pulling it from TV, according to a spokeswoman. “Ancestry is committed to telling important stories from history,” the company said in a statement. “This ad was intended to represent one of those stories. We appreciate the feedback we have received and apologize for any offense that ...

PayPal, GoFundMe Yank Accounts for Far-Right Militia Rounding Up Migrants at Border

PayPal and GoFundMe have banned a far-right group, the United Constitutional Patriots (UCP), that was recently reported to be posing as law enforcement to round up migrant families at gunpoint at the U.S. border with Mexico before handing them over to Border Patrol officials, BuzzFeed News reported on Friday.Read more...
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Freepik [Saturday Morning Review]

You may have noticed that in the last few months I used Freepik images for featured images on my posts. And now that I’ve been using it for some time I’d like to review it. What is Freepik? Freepik offers users high quality graphic designs, exclusive illustrations and graphic resources carefully selected by our design team in order to provide great content that can be used for both personal and commercial projects. — Freepik It does exactly that; it has thousands of photos, vectors, and ico...
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Gourmia GAF680 Digital Free Fry Air Fryer Review No Oil Healthy Frying – LCD Display – 8 Presets – 1700 Watt – 6 Qt Basket Pan HEALTHY COOKING: Roast, bake, broil, grill and fry all of your favorite foods with a fraction of the calories. RADIVECTION 360 TECHNOLOGY: Circulates turbo heated air to evenly fry food to crispy perfection without a drop of oil. QUICK RESULTS: The 1700 watt Express Heat System cooks food 30% faster than an oven. 8 CHEF-at-a-TOUCH PRESETS: Enjoy a variety of popular dishes with just a tap, or adjus...
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SEO Hacks for Beginners: Quick Tips to Get Started Today

by Robert Clough Bogged down by dense SEO guides and high-level tips from experts? Never fear! Here's a simple explanation of SEO and how to get started. In this post, you'll get some quick tips and easy-to-understand advice that will reveal: What SEO is Why you need SEO for your website Quick SEO tips for beginners that you can get started with SEO fast! Keep reading to learn more.  Why SEO? In order to understand why you need SEO, you probably should first learn exactly what SE...
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How to Inspire Your Kid to Work Harder in School

“But I don’t want to do  my math homework .” This is a common statement heard around the world every night as parents try to convince their children to complete school assignments. It can be hard to persuade kids to get their work done. Here are some strategies you can use to inspire your kid to work harder in school. 1. Help Them Create a Positive Studying Environment Healthy studying habits are easier to create when your child is young. Let your child help you design a posit...
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The Worst Thing About Instagram Might Be Going Away

The only good social network is evidently toying with the idea of purging the worst thing about social media—and I, for one, couldn’t be more on board.Read more...
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Twelve Challenges Perceptions of Insurance Marketing with New Co-Op Insurance Campaign: ‘For Life’s Adventures’

Co-op Insurance has launched a social media brand campaign created in partnership with award-winning creative agency, PSONA Twelve, titled ‘For Life’s Adventures’.The campaign was designed to challenge the existing negative tone of many insurance adverts and instead celebrates the wonderful, positive adventures in life that insurance enables us to do.The centrepiece of the advert is a unique branded podium featuring a button labelled ‘press for adventure’. The adverts show curious pedestrians wa...
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Amp Spotlight: Agency A-List & Creativity Awards 2019

This past Monday, Ad Age feted the finalists for our Agency A-List & Creativity Awards in New York. On a night when Wieden & Kennedy won Agency of the Year for the second year in a row, members of the Ad Age Amp community also had plenty to celebrate, including spots on the Agency A-List, Production Company A-List, Agency Standouts, Production Company Standouts and Agencies to Watch. Congratulations to all the winners, finalists and especially fellow Ampers. Work & Co Agency A-List No. 6 Six ...

Opinion: Here's the solution to bad TV ads

I think it was Jeff Goodby who used to write about asking his cab drivers what commercials they liked. It was a good way of taking the pulse of the people for someone living in the middle of adland. So, recently I decided to do the same with my Uber drivers. “What commercials did you like?” “None of them,” said the first driver. “They’re all horrible…no offense,” offered another. Sadly, it’s pretty much true. Agencies today are so caught up in chasing the next big thing that the indu...

After controversial video, China bans ‘Leica’ on social media

A video that referenced Tiananmen Square got the name of the camera company Leica banned from the social media platform Weibo. Leica says the video wasn't an officially sanctioned promotion. The post After controversial video, China bans ‘Leica’ on social media appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Thanks for the Super Lawyers Nod for 2019!

It is with humility and a sense of accomplishment that I announce that I have been selected for the third straight year to the Virginia Super Lawyers in the Construction Litigation category for 2019.  Add this to my recent election to the Virginia Legal Elite in Construction and I’ve had a pretty good year.  As always, I am thrilled to be included on these peer elected lists. So without further ado, thank you to my peers and those on the panel at Virginia Super Lawyers for the great honor. I fee...
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Verified Expert Brand Designer: Ramotion

Ramotion is a remote branding and product design agency that has worked with Bay Area tech startups since 2014. While they typically do branding for funded, fast-growing startups, Ramotion has helped companies ranging from Bitmoji’s early brand identity to Mozilla’s rebrand. We spoke to Ramotion’s CEO Denis Pakhaliuk about their iterative approach, his favorite branding projects and more.   Ramotion’s branding philosophy: “We are a big fan of starting small: designing a small package...
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Watch the newest commercials on TV from Vans, Apple, Bridgestone and more

Every weekday we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new commercials tracked by, the TV ad measurement and attribution company. The ads here ran on national TV for the first time yesterday. A few highlights: Apple serves up the latest in its continuing series of “Shot on iPhone” ads (Ad Age’s I-Hsien Sherwood previewed the campaign yesterday: “Mother Nature shows a savage side in Apple’s Earth Day spot”). A dad gives Bridgestone tires a real-world test during a rocky ride to his so...

These 7 brands are offering weed-related discounts and deals on 4/20

Brands, never ones to let a celebration slide by, have high expectations for 4/20 now that weed has become legal in a growing number of states. As we noted in Marketer's Brief earlier this week, get ready for a lot of 4/20 pot tweets from companies trying to look hip, as well as some actual deals, such as a Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Denver selling a "Rocky Mountain High: Cheeseburger Delight," and Andy Capp releasing a special take on its Hot Fries: Andy Capp’s Fully Baked Hot Munchies. Her...

17 Accessible and Affordable Music Marketing Tips

Music marketing has become a whole new animal from what it was a couple decades ago, and while variety of new tools and techniques are now available to artists, many of them require a significant investment. Here we look at seventeen different marketing tips that, while still effective, remain affordable to the average musician. ________________________ Guest post by Eugene Eaton Music marketing has changed drastically in the last couple of decades, offering artists all sorts of pro...
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GoPro HERO7 Black Review Top Features 12MP Photo SuperPhoto 4K60 / 1080p240 HyperSmooth Video Stabilization Rugged + Waterproof to 33ft (10m) Live Streaming TimeWarp Video 8x Slo-Mo Face, Smile + Scene Detection Key Features SuperPhoto | HyperSmooth Video Stabilization Audio Features 3.5mm Audio Mic Input With Pro 3.5 Mic Adapter (sold separately) | Stereo Audio Connected Features Wi-Fi + Bluetooth® | GPS Enabled | Connects to GoPro App Camera Modes + Settings Photo 12MP Video 4K60, Wide FOV Time Lapse...
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