Is Facebook Advertising Going to Die?

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Description: Four percent of iOS14 users are opting in to let apps track them. Compared to a few months ago (in a pre-iOS14 world), these numbers can feel staggering. As marketers, we feel these numbers as we look at our paid marketing strategies and wonder…is it all over? Source: DigitalMarketer.com Date: Oct 05, 2021 Link: https://www.digitalmarketer.com/blog/facebook-advertising-going-to-die/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=rasa_io&PostID=38987241&MessageRunDetailID=6614951794 Questions… Read more »

Apple TV+ Has Under 20M Subs In North America, Company Tells Production Union

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Description: Apple — which has never publicly revealed how many subscribers Apple TV+ has — told a production union that the streaming service, which will turn two years old on November 1, had fewer than 20 million subscribers in the U.S. and Canada as of July 1. Source: MediaPost.com Date: Sep 27, 2021 Link: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/367263/apple-tv-has-under-20m-subs-in-north-america-com.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=readmore&utm_campaign=123778&hashid=VqrNVU8KRva-05RcXzdoNQ… Read more »

Employees of United Airlines Are Suing Over Mandatory Vaccines. Is Your Business Next?

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Description: After making headlines with its rigorous vaccine mandate, the airline is facing several employee lawsuits. How to prepare for your own legal challenges. Source: INC.com Date: Sep 27, 2021 Link: https://www.inc.com/suzanne-lucas/employees-of-united-airlines-are-suing-over-mandatory-vaccines-is-your-business-next.html?utm_source=incthismorning Questions for discussion: What does the article say about the law and dealing with employees who refuse to be vaccinated? What advice would… Read more »

Labour shortage or lack of decent work? What really ails Canadian restaurants

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Description: Restaurant operators across Canada are struggling to find enough staff to run their operations. This labour crisis has been highly publicized by Canadian media as a “labour shortage.” Source: FinancialPost.com Date: Sep 28, 2021 Link: https://financialpost.com/fp-work/labour-shortage-or-lack-of-decent-work-what-really-ails-canadian-restaurants Questions for discussion: Is there a labour shortage? Summarize what has happened to the restaurant industry and how… Read more »

SPOS #794 – Jonathan Fields On Work That Makes You Come Alive

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Description: Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation – Episode #794 – Host: Mitch Joel. He is one of the kindest humans that I know. Jonathan Fields (aka the Good Life Guy) is all about delivering insights that spark purpose, possibility, and potential. He’s been on a decades-long quest to discover what makes people come fully alive. Jonathan is… Read more »

Amazon says workers and applicants fired or barred during marijuana screening are now eligible for employment

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Description: Amazon is further relaxing its screening policies for marijuana, as it ramps up support for federal legislation to legalize the drug. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Sep 21, 2021 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/21/amazon-will-lobby-government-to-legalize-marijuana.html Questions for discussion: Explain the decision-making followed by the firm to the present day. Why do you suppose attitudes at the firm have… Read more »

Smaller News Audience On Social Media Is Likely Cyclical

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Description: The portion of Americans who said they get their news from social media slipped in the past year, a study found. The decline is likely tied to the election cycle, though the coronavirus pandemic isn’t stoking the same public fears as it did in 2020 Source: MediaPost.com Date: Sep 21, 2021 Link: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/367092/smaller-news-audience-on-social-media-is-likely-cy.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=readmore&utm_campaign=123716&hashid=xIhhTnG4Qdmubrqstxmgaw Questions… Read more »

JPMorgan Chase is buying college financial aid platform Frank to deepen ties with students

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Description: JPMorgan Chase has acquired college planning platform Frank to deepen relationships with students and their parents, CNBC has learned exclusively. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Sep 21, 2021 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/21/jpmorgan-chase-is-buying-college-financial-aid-platform-frank.html Questions for discussion: How does this strategy make sense from a business growth point of view? How should start-ups like Frank, look at this deal?

This Is Why You Need to Adjust Your Ecommerce-Channel Strategy Today

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Description: Ecommerce continues to grow and thrive, but companies must adapt to find real success. Source: Entrepreneur.com Date: Sep 21, 2021 Link: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/385602 Questions for discussion: What does the report say about the changes and new thinking about adjusting strategies? Do you agree with this line of thinking? Do you think it applies across a… Read more »

Tech giants are rushing to develop their own chips – here’s why

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Description: Not content with relying on standard chips that are in high demand, some of the world’s biggest tech firms are developing their own semiconductors. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Sep 06, 2021 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/06/why-tesla-apple-google-and-facebook-are-designing-their-own-chips.html Questions for discussion: Why are tech companies interested in developing this area of the business? What are the advantages… Read more »