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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-

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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Ford dealership in Bangor to help raise funds for Bangor High School 2013 class

Ford dealership in Bangor to help raise funds for Bangor High School 2013 class

Darling’s Ford and Bangor High School are partnering to help raise up to $6,000 in support of its 2013 Senior Class as part of Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR School program.

On Saturday, October 13, members of the Bangor-area community will have the opportunity to raise money for the senior class by test-driving a Ford vehicle. For every person who test-drives a new Ford vehicle at the one-day event, Ford Motor Company and Darling’s Ford will donate $20, up to $6,000, to Bangor High School’s Senior Class. These funds will go towards the 2013 Senior Class events and Project Graduation.  

The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Community forum will address local healthcare concerns: community members invited to learn the facts

Community forum will address local healthcare concerns: community members invited to learn the facts

 

Healthcare in our community is at a crossroads. Mid Coast Hospital has a proposal that will help our community preserve local control of its healthcare services, while maintaining high quality and driving down costs. The hospital will host a public forum for community members to learn about current concerns surrounding these proposals.

The forum will be held on Monday, October 15 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Mid Coast Hospital Café and Conference Rooms, located at 123 Medical Center Drive in Brunswick.

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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