This week we bring you all the latest developments on WeWork, new features from Google Ads and LinkedIn, inspirational stories and awesome WordPress and email newsletter guides.
Mark Zuckerberg Lays out Facebook's Plan for Protecting the 2020 Election
Time: 5 min
If I said ‘Facebook’, what’s the first thing that would come to your mind? A human-like android CEO? Cambridge Analytics?
Well, they certainly seem to want to change those negative images. Last Monday, Facebook said that they are introducing election security initiatives, like updating its policies and improving account protection, for elected officials. The new program is called “Facebook Protect.”
Now, I know that it sounds like a Power Rangers morphing call, but maybe we are witnessing a real change in Facebook, for the better.
Report: SoftBank Is Taking Control of WeWork at an ~$8b Valuation
Time: 2 min
Lately, it seems that a day doesn’t go by without news about WeWork.
The latest news is that WeWork, once valued at $47 billion, will now be worth $ 7.5 billion. That’s the price for which SoftBank is getting control of WeWork.
This investment comes at a critical moment for WeWork, mere weeks before running out of cash. Read more.
Linkedin Launches Events to Facilitate Professional Meet-Ups
Time: 2-3 min
LinkedIn has launched a new feature — Events, which provides members with an easy way to create and join professional events.
It’s gradually being rolled out, it’s really simple to use, and with the recent news about Meetup.com’s new pricing policies, this may turn out to be a good alternative.
Google Ads Is Testing New Lead Form Extensions
Time: 2 min
Google Ads is testing a new, highly customizable whatchamacallit for capturing customer information with lead form extensions.
It is designed to attract customers with compelling incentives who previously could only be accessed after filling out a lead form.
This way the customer gets something and the business gets the customer’s info. It’s a win-win situation. Learn more about it.
Twitch CEO Emmett Shear on How Moderation Creates Communities
Time: 5-7 min
No no, those psychedelics haven’t kicked in yet, don’t worry. This image is purposely like this.
Twitch, which coincidentally describes what happens when you look at this image, has become the most popular live-streaming platform in the world.
Read this interview with Twitch’s CEO and get insightful information about moderation, communities and more.
Best Practices for Thanksgiving Email Newsletters With Examples
Time: 5-7 min
Following up on the recommendations in our previous newsletter for Black Friday, we bring you recommendations for Thanksgiving emails & newsletters.
It’s written by the same person, meaning that you should expect not only the same humor and delightful puns but also a detailed guide with insightful information and cool images.
Check it out and improve your email newsletter outreach during this Thanksgiving.
How to Create a Food Blog on WordPress, ACF & Elementor Pro!
An ounce of WordPress, a dash of ACF and a quart of Elementor is the recipe for creating a great food blog.
From custom post types to filtering and powerful search functions, here’s an ‘in-depth’ tutorial on how to build a unique food blog on WordPress with these tools.