Erica Maison gave her 14-year-old daughter Corey an unforgettable surprise when she presented her with the estrogen treatment Corey had been waiting 2.5 years for As a transgender girl, Corey had been waiting for paperwork from her therapist confirming she was ready to start hormone replacement therapy. Until this moment, she had no idea when she would actually be able receive the life-changing treatment Her mom was able to pick up the prescription when Corey was in school, so she hid the box in the couch to give her daughter, who had no idea what was happening. When Corey realized the moment she had been waiting for had finally arrived, she immediately teared up and went in for a hug. Read more…More about Health, Teens, Lgbt, Gender, and Watercooler
September was a busy month in the social media world, particularly for Facebook and Instagram. Learn about these updates and more in our monthly social roundup.The post This Month in Social Media: Updates from September 2015 by @thebigdebowski appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Considering to advertise on YouTube? Here are some of the most effective ways to advertise on YouTube – with or without having a video!The post 7 Great Ways to Advertise on YouTube by @Rocco_Zebra_Adv appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Coffee or arugula without a hint of bitterness — it may sound improbable, but sugar has found a new rival in mushrooms With several patents issued, MycoTechnology, a Denver startup, is using proprietary strains of mushrooms to remove the bitterness from foods and improve the flavor of all manner of products, from coffee to tea to chocolate In a recent announcement, MycoTechnology says this mushroom-based, food-grade powder can be sprinkled into anything to inhibit the reception of bad tastes to make them more palatable If a legitimate scientific discovery, this new product would be the first universal bitter blocker of its kind. Read more…More about Science, Tech, Contributor, Health Fitness, and Lifestyle
Over the next few weeks Google will be rolling out ad targeting by e-mail address.The post Google AdWords to Introduce Ad Targeting by E-mail Address by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Facebook has updates notes with a Medium-like look and feel.The post Facebook Updates Notes For Long-Form Content Publishing by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Miko Grimes, a Miami sports radio host and wife of Dolphins player Brent Grimes, was arrested outside of Miami’s Sun Life Stadium on Sunday prior to the Dolphins’ game against the Buffalo Bills and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest with violence, and battery on a law enforcement officer, according to local reports. See also: NYPD releases video of ex-tennis star James Blake’s mistaken arrest The ordeal was caught on video. (Warning: NSFW language) According to authorities, Miko passed into a restricted area then yelled obscenities and head-butted a law enforcement officer, which led to her arrest Read more…More about Arrest, Sports, Miami Dolphins, Miko Grimes, and Brent Grimes
With the right strategy and placement, marketing and PR opportunities can do wonders for a brand. If you’re a scrappy startup or just don’t have the resources for an in-house marketing team, outsourcing to a well-regarded agency can get pricey. So, how can a lean startup reap the benefits of PR and marketing without the hefty price tag? We asked 15 entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to give us one creative strategy lean companies can use to stretch their dollar when it comes to PR/marketing opportunities. Their best answers are below. Allow Guests to Contribute Content Write articles that educate and engage […]The post 15 Ways Lean Startups can Maximize PR/Marketing Opportunities appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Let’s party like we won’t have another chance to do so for 18 years! After all, an extremely rare lunar eclipse will happen Sunday night and if you’re the type to want a late-night snack, you might as well make it thematic, right? See also: A rare supermoon total lunar eclipse will rise Sunday So many things are going on with this lunar eclipse, so let’s celebrate every last ounce of it: The last time this happened was 1982: Diet Coke Break out your acid wash jeans and Walkman.Image: Diet Coke FacebookJust for the taste of it! You might as well take a trip back in time to the year when Diet Coke first hit the market. Just be sure to feather your bangs while you’re at it Read more…More about Lunar Eclipse, Lifestyle, Health Fitness, and Food
Social media is a great way for businesses to reach out to their audience. However, you need to get off on the right foot or it could hurt your reputation.The post Social Content: Where are Some Entrepreneurs Going Wrong? by @mgeorgiou22 appeared first on Search Engine Journal.