Linda Hanlon

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The Benefits of Millennials in the Workplace

Posted by Linda Hanlon on Jul 16, 2018 10:26:10 AM

It is probably truer than not, that you or people you work with have heard of the stigmas that are tied to millennials. This could directly affect how likely employers are to hire millennials for their company. But, not all that you hear about millennials is true. In fact, there are many benefits to having millennials work for or with you. At Fortress, many of our team members fall in the millennial category and we’ve gotten to teach and learn from them on a day to day basis. Since Fortress is in the technology world, incorporating millennials to our staff isn’t just a corporate initiative, it is a necessity. If you are unsure of which side to take on the matter, here are some benefits of millennials in the workplace that might change your mind.

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Topics: business, Millennials, workforce

5 Ways to Keep Your Content Fresh

Posted by Linda Hanlon on Sep 25, 2017 11:14:54 AM

Content is king. This saying has been beaten to death in recent years more often than characters in Game of Thrones. Fresh content is the best way to get traffic to your blog or website. It gives users something new to read or learn about. Having content that is interesting will engage more people and keep them coming back to read more. But, if people are reading your content, it’s ideal to give them different types of content to read and keep coming back for more. Mixing things up will give something unexpected to the readers as they go through your various posts. If you want to keep them hungry for more of your content, try these five ways to keep your content fresh:

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Topics: Blogging, content creation

Web Design Tips for 2017

Posted by Linda Hanlon on Aug 16, 2017 2:00:31 PM

With how advanced technology has become, people searching the web don’t want to visit websites that aren’t as engaging and modern as the world around them. A well-designed website can keep traffic flowing in and make users happy. Staying current with new trends and technology is a great approach to excel in web design. Here are a few tips to keep your web design current and exciting:

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Topics: web design

Twitter: Did You Know…

Posted by Linda Hanlon on Feb 15, 2017 8:45:00 AM

Twitter’s original name was “Twttr.”

Emerging in 2005, a trend involving dropping vowels out of the names of programs and companies grew in popularity. Noah Glass, a software developer, created the original name “Twttr” but later decided to change the name to “Twitter.”

The site made $0 in its first three years.

Shockingly, the popularity of the site still hasn’t helped Twitter’s revenue. In 2016, the company had $602 million in sales but a net loss of $107 million.

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Topics: social media, Twitter

How to do Marketing and Branding for your Business on a Budget

Posted by Linda Hanlon on Jan 31, 2017 12:05:00 PM

Most businesses do not have endless assets they can use to help with branding and marketing. Some businesses, especially startups and small businesses, have tight budgets but still want ways to promote their company. Luckily, there are ways for businesses to market and promote their brand even if the money isn’t there yet.

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Topics: marketing, branding, content, content creation

10 Facts About Facebook That Will Blow Your Mind

Posted by Linda Hanlon on Jan 17, 2017 1:46:00 PM

1. Al Pacino was the first face of Facebook.

Pacino’s face was used in the first logo of Facebook that was created by Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard classmate, Andrew McCollum, in 2004.

2. 600,000 hacking attempts are made every day on Facebook.

Usually these attempts are made to get personal information from users that can be used to hack things such as credit cards.

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Topics: social media, Facebook