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MWPA Hosts November Writing Workshops

The Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance (MWPA) has launched a new series of Saturday writing workshops in November.

Social Media Advertising – Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

Social Media Advertising – Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

There is no denying that your customers and potential customers are using social media sites. As social media sites rose in popularity though, it became harder to stand out from the crowd. As social media sites grow up (and try to generate money), many have launched advertising options for businesses.

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The Seventh Annual "Best Places to Work in Maine" Announces The #1 Companies In The State

The Seventh Annual "Best Places to Work in Maine" Announces The #1 Companies In The State
The Seventh Annual “Best Places to Work in Maine” Announces The #1 Companies In The State

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Lewiston, ME—October 12, 2012— Westbrook-based Cintas Corporation is ranked #1 “Best Places to Work in Maine” in the large company category.  PeoplesChoice Credit Union, located in Saco, took the same honor in the small/medium category at The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Maine State Council’s awards and recognition dinner held last night at the Ramada Conference Center in Lewiston.

 

The assessment process, administered by the Best Companies Group, evaluated each company’s employee policies and procedures, as well as responses from the company’s employees to a survey.  In August, the Best Companies Group released a list of the 42 companies who made the cut as the overall Best Places to Work.  The program marks the most recent step in a long-

Ferguson Joins The Progress Center

Ferguson Joins The Progress Center

Kristin Benedix, Executive Director at The Progress Center in Norway, is pleased to welcome Mark Ferguson to the mid-management team.  Mark has joined The Progress Center as the manager of Children Services.

A graduate of University of Maine, Mark has a passion for working with children and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the program.  His background in children’s services includes Childcare Director at the Bath YMCA, Case Manager at Child Development Services, Supervisor at Androscoggin Head Start, as well as many years teaching elementary school. 

A resident of Lewiston, Mark enjoys reading, working on home renovations, and spending time with his grandchildren.

For information on the Children Services program at The Progress Center, Mark can be reached at 743-8049 ext 202. For information on The Progress Center please call Priscilla at 743-8049 ext 266

 

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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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.

Read more