POLL Friday: Size Really Matters

Size Matters in Business.  Above Promotions Company.  Photo Courtesy of Diego Medrano.
Size Matters in Business. Above Promotions Company. Photo Courtesy of Diego Medrano.

Ah ha!

Hopefully, the title caught your attention and the following will get you to participate.  This isn’t our typical poll, but at least this time you have a chance of getting your quote etched in history and seen internationally for a project we’re working on.

We need a quote from you on the benefits of being a small business.

For example:

“As a small business you have the opportunity to change course quicker when headed in a bad direction.” – Ebony Grimsley, Above Promotions Company www.abovepromotions.com

It’s just that simple.

Your help is needed to make a list of why you see being a small business is a benefit and not to be thought of as a negative thing.

By inserting your quote below, you authorize us to add your quote to an upcoming project.  If your quote is selected, you will be notified via this blog or your contact information on your website.  Please format your quote similar to above so we can ensure proper credit can be given.

So please, if you believe in the benefits of being a small business, please help by sharing a quote below.

Thanks in advance and Happy Friday!

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Above Promotions is a full service publicity, marketing and promotions company, founded with the purpose to serve an array of clients that are looking to expand their presence in the marketplace.  From a local to international market, Above Promotions Company can provide the exposure that goes above your expectations.  Visit www.abovepromotions.com today.

 

Facebook Hid My Email Address!

Facebook Hid My Email Address!  Image Courtesy of TT Mitchell 2010.
Facebook Hid My Email Address! Image Courtesy of TT Mitchell 2010.

After a few days in New Orleans for the National Association of Black Journalists Annual Conference which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, we started reviewing emails and of course, the social media pages like Facebook.

Now many of us by now have received the notification of Facebook creating an email system and assigning an email address to your personal profile, right?  Well, you may not have noticed they have added the Facebook email address as a primary and/or only one and hid your previous email address from the public’s view!

Pretty sneaky of them, right?  Why not just add theirs and allow both to be viewed?  We’re not going to try to figure out why Facebook provided this change, but we WILL tell you 3 easy steps to get your email address back on your profile.  (Please note. We’ve been told people have “emailed” us through the Facebook email system, yet no emails have been received thus far in our Creative Director’s account.  Therefore, think long and hard before encouraging others to email you through the Facebook system.  Besides, you’re working hard to build YOUR brand.  Don’t spend more time building theirs.)

Step 1:

Go to the “About” link on your personal profile page and scroll down to the Contact Information section and select “Edit”.

Step 2:

Click on the circle next to your Facebook email address and change the setting to “Hidden From Timeline”.

Facebook Hid My Email Address!  Above Promotions Company.  2012
Facebook Hid My Email Address! Above Promotions Company. 2012

Step 3:

Now, click on the circle next to your personal/business email address and change the setting to “Shown on Timeline” and then select “Save”.

It’s not a BIG deal, but it is a BIG deal.  As always, be sure to take control of your marketing plan and social media is a part of it.  Don’t forget if you want to update your email settings or go back and review the feature, please visit Facebook, here for more information.

So….  Did you just update your email settings?  Or did you already do so last week?

Let us know how you feel about this update.

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Above Promotions is a full service publicity, marketing and promotions company, founded with the purpose to serve an array of clients that are looking to expand their presence in the marketplace.  From a local to international market, Above Promotions Company can provide the exposure that goes above your expectations.  Visit www.abovepromotions.com today.