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APP-ly Yourself

APP-ly Yourself


Posted By on Aug 29, 2018

Your phone is only as smart as your apps. I’m always on the hunt for apps to help lighten my workload. Learn why I love Adobe Spark Video, then hear about five other apps used by your peers.

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Social Management Shopping

Social Management Shopping


Posted By on Aug 22, 2018

We dived into several leading social media management tools. Then we charted how Hootsuite, Sprout Social, Agora Pulse, Social Pilot and Buffer compare on cost, supported channels, teams, analytics, number of profiles and social tagging. 

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Looking for a creative way to engage with your consumers?  Every year, Midstate Electric Cooperative hosts a photo contest for members. Winning photos are featured in the following year’s calendar and displayed in the utility’s lobby. Teresa Lackey, Midstate Electric Cooperative’s marketing and communications manager, says they started mailing calendars to members directly in Ruralite Magazine 5 years ago. “Before we did that, members...

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Inside The Magazine: August

Inside The Magazine: August


Posted By on Aug 8, 2018

Summer is still scorching in many places and we have plenty of sizzling stories hot off the presses. Here are my favorite ideas from the latest Ruralite, Florida Currents and Currents magazines.

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