REPUTATION MATRIX – NEW BOOK FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Publicist and 25-year business owner Marjorie Young has published “Reputation Matrix™,” a guidebook for small business owners who need better visibility, credibility and positive word-of-mouth in the community and online. According to Nielsen, a global measurement and data analytics company, more than 90% of new business comes from referrals and positive word-of-mouth. “Reputation Matrix” lays out five strategies for creating positive buzz using the proprietary method that Marjorie Young developed to help save her father’s printing company during a recession.
Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society Virtual Night of Champions
(SAVANNAH, GA) The 11th Annual VIRTUAL Night of Champions To Honor Differently-Abled Individuals and Their Employers on Sept 3, 2020 at 6:30pm. The event recognizes employees with different abilities in the Savannah area who excel in their workplace and their employers who have come to understand the value and importance of inclusive employment. Event will Stream LIVE on the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society’s Facebook page at 6:30pm. The 2020 winners will be announced this night, LIVE on the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ldssga/
ENMARKET OPENS THUNDERBOLT STORE
(SAVANNAH, GA) A new Enmarket has opened on the north side of Victory Drive in Thunderbolt, becoming the 127th store in the growing Savannah-based chain of convenience stores. The 5,800 square-foot structure at 3024 E. Victory Drive is the third new-to-industry store Enmarket has opened this calendar year.
FREE BUSINESS WEBINARS
(SBDC) The University of Georgia is offering a no-cost webinar series in August to help coastal businesses plan for weather disasters and learn ways to get back on track after a major storm. The Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity webinar series will be offered online Aug. 24-27, 2020.
TIPS ON A PLATFORM CALLED THINKIFIC
(OPEN FOR BUSINESS) An interview with Rachel Cantore, founder of Fusion Fit Training and Coaching, who reveals how she pivoted her company during the pandemic. Open for Business is a platform for small business owners to share their stories and lessons learned. https://youtu.be/ASGWkT5s6fg
PLANT RIVERSIDE GRAND OPENING
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra starring Clay Johnson and Jeremy Davis performed at the grand opening of the Plant Riverside District last Wednesday, July 29th. Visitors safely gathered to experience the new restaurants and attractions at the event while the Louisiana natives, Davis and Johnson, along with their band, served as entertainment for the day.
UNION MISSION HOSTS 5TH ANNUAL RAISING HOPE WATCH PARTY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Union Mission will host a virtual 5th Annual Raising Hope Watch Party on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at www.unionmission.org starting at 6:00pm. The short pre-recorded 45 minute program will extend appreciation to key supporters and sponsors, provide an update from Union Mission on the impact of COVID-19, share information on affordable housing from the Keynote Speaker, Michelle Norris with National Church Residences. This year’s Raising Hope is presented by Nine Line Apparel and Oliver Maner LLP, and will be emceed by Rabbi Robert Haas of Congregation Mickve Israel.
ENCOURAGE HEALTH SEEKING SPEAKERS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Enmarket Encourage Health education series is going live! In partnership with Healthy Savannah, the popular series will launch its 2020 season on Thursday, October 1 with quarterly livestreamed online conversations featuring leading voices in the area of health, fitness and well-being. Speaker nominations are being accepted through August 21 and speakers will be announced in September. https://healthysavannah.org/presenter-application/
DERBY DAY BENEFIT
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Olde Pink House and Woodford Reserve will host its first Derby Day Benefit for Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Services. Attendees will have the opportunity to watch the 146th Kentucky Derby live in Reynolds Square while enjoying specialty dishes and drinks of the Kentucky Derby crafted by The Olde Pink House and Woodford Reserve. With social distancing in place, limited boxes similar to the official Kentucky Derby will be set up for groups of up to 8 individuals. All proceeds from this event will be donated to Park Place Outreach. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kentucky-derby-day-benefit-tickets-112529205884
(SAVANNAHNOW.COM) SAFE Shelter Center for Domestic Violence Services is seeking the community’s help to raise $300,000 to continue serving a growing number of victims of domestic violence in the metro Savannah area during the COVID pandemic. Domestic violence calls have risen nearly 20 percent since March in Chatham County due to the COVID virus.
HEALTHY SAVANNAH JOINS CITY OF SAVANNAH REAL TASK FORCE
(HEALTHY SAVANNAH) Healthy Savannah has joined the City of Savannah’s Racial Equity and Leadership (REAL) Task Force. Mayor Van Johnson announced the formation of the initiative in July, to investigate disparities in Savannah and use data to identify, prioritize and tackle inequities. The REAL Task Force is led by Healthy Savannah founder and former mayor, Dr. Otis Johnson. Healthy Savannah’s Board Chair-Elect, Lillian Grant-Baptiste, and Healthy Savannah/REACH Executive Director Paula Kriessler will serve among the task force members, many of whom have worked closely with Healthy Savannah/REACH.
MARKETING, AUG 15
(SCORE) This is Part 3 of SCORE’s popular “Business Launchpad” Live Online Workshop series. At this workshop, you will learn the importance of an effective marketing strategy, how to create your Marketing Plan, and Best Practices for mounting a Digital Marketing Campaign and harnessing the power of Social Media to help your business grow and succeed. To Register, click here: https://score.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8OScXnmuSw20lsl8ESdtQg
(COASTALPETRESCUE.ORG) Georgiana is a little shy but likes to be included during family time. She enjoys looking out the window and watching the many birds that eat from our bird feeder. For more information on Georgiana, please click on the link below.
HOW TO USE FACEBOOK ASSET CUSTOMIZATION TO TAILOR YOUR AD PLACEMENTS
(SOCIAL MEDIA EXAMINER) Wish Facebooks made it easier to fine-tune a single creative asset to Instagram and Facebook ads? Discover how to adjust one video or image for use in ad placements across FB, IG, and Messenger. Learn how to assign optimized thumbnails, captions, aspect ratios, and more for placements in the IG and FB feeds, Stories, and Messenger.
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