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Top Three Myths About Advertising, Content Marketing and ROI

ROI Advertising Marketing Myths, Rebecca's Blog, Content Marketing

by Rebecca Barnes, Publisher, Prince William Living As a publisher, business owner and professional who keeps things afloat through sales and marketing, I know all about ROI – return on investment. Think about it. I have to. When your main products are advertising and marketing, AND you have to promote your own business, you better know a little bit about …

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What questions are we asking about the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain?

Rebecca Barnes, Publisher

Kate Spade. Anthony Bourdain. Successful, famous people who ended their lives. Social media is blowing up with questions, sorrow, and even judgment. “Why would someone that has everything kill themselves?” This, friends, is the wrong question. What we need to ask ourselves is: “What are we doing about it?” Depression and suicidal thoughts have nothing to do with status, financial …

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The Importance of High-Quality and Accessible Early Childhood Care

by Rebecca Barnes According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, quality, affordable and accessible childcare has a major impact on economic growth.  Childcare is an important resource for our community, given that a majority of households with children have both parents or single parents that work outside the home. Investing in children’s education in the beginning, not only helps …

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2018 Reader’s Survey

Help us make Prince William Living the best it can be!  We look forward to getting to know our readers better and improving YOUR community magazine. I have included a link below to a survey designed specifically for our readers. This survey will run until May 31st and we ask that you distribute it to your social media contacts. Your …

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Heart Health Month: The Perfect Time to Learn CPR

By Rebecca Barnes February is Heart Health Month, the perfect time to learn about CPR and why it is important to you. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a combination of chest compressions and rescue breathing performed on victims having a cardiac event. During cardiac arrest, the heart stops pumping blood. CPR is an emergency procedure to sustain blood flow to the brain and heart, “buying time” …

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Meet Barbara Stuck (1944-2013)

By Rebecca Barnes This Thursday I will be speaking about “Influential Women” in time for the opening of nominations for Prince William Living’s Influential Women Award. I thought I would share with you some of the influential women in my life. I want to introduce you to my mother. For as long as I remember, my mother carried around a …

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Meet Ann Rabson – Blues Player Extraordinaire (1945-2013)

By Rebecca Barnes This Thursday I will be speaking about “Influential Women” in time for the opening of nominations for Prince William Living’s Influential Women Award. I thought I would share with you some of the influential women in my life. Meet Ann Rabson.  Ann was sassy and smart, talented and wise and always knew how to create a buzz.  …

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Meet Influential Woman Alice Rabson (1920-2012)

by Rebecca Barnes   “Even if it’s unpopular, you have to stand up for what you believe in.” This Thursday I will be speaking about “Influential Women” in time for the opening of nominations for Prince William Living’s Influential Women Award. I thought I would share with you some of the influential women in my life. Meet Alice Rabson.  Alice …

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“The Healthy Jewish Kitchen” by Paula Shoyer

Rebecca Barnes Publisher, Prince William Living For years my mother used her copy of “Jewish Cookery”  by Leah Leonard, which is considered a classic. I love it too but often wondered about Gluten-free and vegetarian lifestyles that are more mainstream today. How does todays kosher cook accommodate these needs? Paula Shoyer, THE kosher food expert, and best-selling author, has released …

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Will you be the Eight out of Ten?

Rebecca Barnes, Publisher

By Rebecca Barnes Dear Friend: Here’s a cold statistic from Forbes. Eight out of ten businesses fail – and it’s not always the new ones. It’s not because they aren’t trying hard enough. It’s because they don’t market enough. And if they do, they don’t do it strategically. Rebecca Barnes, publisher of award-winning Prince William Living magazine would like to schedule …

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