Welcome to this weeks round-up, I hope it finds you well and that you’ve had a fun and productive week.
This week we take a look at some things you can put in your home based on your star sign or Myers-Briggs type to improve wellness, How you can boost your business with Facebook Ads and increase your audience on Instagram, and why you should label things and what label maker is best for you.
I must admit I’m not a big fan of horoscopes – do I think the position of the stars were at during the time of my birth affects me as a person? No. Did that stop me downloading the co-star app? Also no!
But if you’re looking to up the self care and wellness aspects of your home and are interested in zodiac signs or your Myers-Briggs personality type then Hippo has a great article for you pairing your star sign or Myers-Briggs type with various changes you can make – from plants to what essential oils will work best for you
Coping With Culture Shock: A Guide For International Students – StudyCorgi.com
Heading off to college or university for the first time can be a very daunting experience – but what if you’re going to college in another country?
Fear not! StudyCorgi has a great infographic breaking down what types of culture shock you might face and how to overcome them.
3 Key Benefits Of Starting College Prep Early – Army & Navy Academy
Sticking with college, preping early is probably the last thing on your mind but if you know what courses you want to take you can do work before you even get there and you’ll be able to hit the ground running if you do it well in advance. It’ll allow you to look around the subjects as well giving you extra background to bring to your studies
But it’s not just reading about subjects before you start, you need to start well before you even put your applications in with getting the right mindset in place, working on your communication skills and more. This article from Army & Navy Academy covers some of the things you’ll want to think about before even filling out that application form.
I love gaming (I actually have secret gaming YouTube & Twitch accounts – shhhh!) and this post from Crucial shows off some great concepts around gaming that you might find interesting.
From an inflatable racing car to an anti-cheat mechanism from 1994 (which is both genius and terrible at the same time) I’m sure you’ll find something interesting here that will make you wonder why it isn’t more mainstream.
The Difference Between Bitcoin And Real Money – Jimi Bear
There’s a lot of talk about Bitcoin and cryptocurrecy in general at the moment – July 2022 saw the first Bitcoin securities fraud sentencing and I’m sure that won’t be the last.
But, what is cryptocurrency? What’s Bitcoin? And how does that differ from the cash you have in your wallet or the balance in your bank account? Jimi Bear explains it all to you. Grab a coffee though as it’s a long, but informative read.
A Complete Overview Of How Facebook Advertising Works – Logical Position
Love it or loathe it, Facebook is everywhere and if you want to reach your customers, you’ll need to look into Facebook advertising.
Facebook advertising allows you to place cost effective adverts in front of an extremely targetted group of people. If you don’t have a clue where to start then you’re not alone! Don’t worry because the folks over at Logical Position provides you with an in-depth overview of how Facebook advertising works and how you can use it to improve your own business.
Tools For Instagram Influencers To Increase Your Followers – Mobile Monkey
Sticking with social media, how about Facebook (sorry Meta) owned Instagram? What once was a photo sharing platform is leaning heavily into video to keep up with social media powerhouse TikTok. They introduced new ways to advertise and sell your products – but how do you get followers to sell to?
Remember, the more you can engage with your audience – and the quicker you can do it – will increase customer satisfaction and they’re more likely to share your posts and content if they’ve had a great experience with your brand.
With that in mind, this article from Mobile Monkey includes tips on including automated chatbots to responds to sales queries, creating dynamic bio links, engaging with fans stories and much more.
I have a confession to make. I love labelling things. Anything that can be labelled? I’ll probably put a sticker on it.
But what if you want your labels to look a bit more professional than a wonky bit of tape with sharpie scrawled on it? Well the folks at Quill have broken down a variety of label makes for you so you can find the best one to suit your needs.
The article breaks down what you might need to label and where, what you need to look for in a label maker and gives you some of the best-rated label makers on the marker.
So what are you waiting for? Get sticking those labels on!
Have A Great Week
Until next time, Stay Productive!