Norwich High School and Middle School to go remote on Thursday

first_imgThe district says the students will be exempt from the BOCES programs. NCSD says both buildings will be closed on Thursday for contact tracing and deep cleaning. According to a statement on their website, the decision comes after the Norwich City School District discovered a positive COVID-19 student case at the high school, and learned a middle school teacher’s family member had tested positive. Stanford Gibson and Perry Browne Elementary schools will remain open, and will follow the normal schedule. For more information, click here. NORWICH (WBNG) — The Norwich High School and Middle School will have remote instruction Thursday, Nov. 19. The district is working with health officials to contact trace and will determine whether the buildings will be reopened for in-person instruction on Friday, Nov. 20.last_img read more

2018 is the year many plan to pack up and move away

first_imgSome of the rooms have already been renovated. Picture: realestate.com.au“They are not satisfied with one bathroom, they want two now,’’ he said.He said many people seemed keen to move into the area that he operated in from further out, particularly the Redlands area, to escape the traffic and congestion. Katie Christian, Anthony Christian, Alex Christian and Emma Carlsen are planning a move to the Gold Coast this year. Picture: AAP Image/Josh Woning.ANTHONY Christian is hoping that 2018 is the year his family sells up and moves to a different area.With his work now on the Gold Coast, Mr Christian and his wife Emma Carlsen have put their home at 24 Hendren St, Carina on the market with plans to find the perfect place on the Gold Coast to move to.It’s not a beachfront pad they are looking for but something with plenty of land, maybe acreage.The family are among the 7 per cent who revealed in a Galaxy Poll for realestate.com.au that they wanted to sell up and move to a different area this year.“I’d like a lot more land and storage space,’’ Mr Christian said.Plus he would like room for his children, 17 and 3, to be able to run around in a large yard.He thought they had already found the perfect property to buy, but unfortunately that fell through so Mr Christian said they would concentrate on selling the home at Carina now before committing to something else.More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoThe home is on a large block at Carina. Picture: realestate.com.auWhile the home at Hendren St is on a decent size block, 703sq m, Mr Christian said they were after more.The four-bedroom house is listed for offers over $699,000 through Craig Loudon of WJ Tobin Real Estate – Carina.The post war home has the potential for dual living and is partially renovated.Mr Loudon said anyone who wanted to upgrade was looking for at least four bedrooms now.“People want larger homes,’’ he said.last_img read more

Water burst leaves householders without supply for second day in Falcarragh

first_imgHundreds of householders in and around Falcarragh are without water for a second day after a major burst yesterday.The burst was fixed temporarily but it is understood another burst occurred nearby.Irish Water are currently at the scene addressing the issue. No specific time has been given for a return to normal supply.Water burst leaves householders without supply for second day in Falcarragh was last modified: May 18th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:burstFalcarraghsupplywaterlast_img read more

Warriors’ DeMarcus Cousins reflects on his journey in Showtime film

first_img“I had haters before. I just got more now. Do I care? No.”That’s DeMarcus Cousins reflecting on the backlash that greeted his stunning decision last summer to sign a one-year deal with the Golden State Warriors — a move that stunned the NBA and its rabid followers.It’s just one of many spicy moments in “The Resurgence: DeMarcus Cousins,” a new Showtime documentary that chronicles the big man’s grueling comeback from a ruptured Achilles tendon and his path through free agency.The film …last_img read more

I Hate Spam Email from Bad SEO Consultants

first_imgIt’s late at night and I’m finishing a presentation for tomorrow, and my email tells me I just got 7 new emails.  Four of them are leads from our website (cool!), one is from Brian, one from Dharmesh (we work late at HubSpot [grin]) and one from someone I don’t know with the subject “Suggestion re: blog.hubspot.com”.  I’ve been meeting a lot of folks through this blog, and figured this was someone with a comment or an idea about a new article.  Wrong.  It’s an SEO consultant pitching me on why I need their help.  For your reading pleasure I have placed his email below, with what I was thinking when I read it in italics, and my email reply back to him.  Some info has been deleted to protect the guilty.  Enjoy.The Email a Spammy SEO Consultant Sent MeSent: Friday, December 14, 2007 1:17 AMTo:mvolpeSubject:Suggestion re: blog.hubspot.comDear Website Owner, [I should have deleted it when I saw this.]If I could get you five times the RELEVANT traffic at a substantially reduced cost would you be interested?  [Duh.  Nice Sales 101 tactic of asking a question with a “yes” answer.]  We can place your website on top of the Natural Listings on Google, Yahoo and MSN. [Then place your own site there and stop emailing me.]  Our Search Engine Optimization team delivers more top rankings than anyone else and we can prove it. [How can you prove you deliver more SEO results than anyone else?  This is not possible.]  We do not use “link farms” or “black hat” methods that Google and the other search engines frown upon and can use to de-list or ban your site. The techniques are proprietary, involving some valuable closely held trade secrets. [If you can’t explain it to me, then it is probably black hat, or so simple I should not pay you for it.]  Our prices are less than half of what other companies charge.  [Oh good.  I was ready to pay double what others charge.]I would be happy to send you a proposal using the top search phrases for your area of expertise. [If you spent 1 minute on my website you would know this.] Please contact me at your convenience so I can start saving you some money. Please do not hesitate to email or call me if you would like further information. [Really?  I was going to call, but then got worried you didn’t want me to call.  Thanks for clarifying you actually do want me to call you.]Sincerely,(Name)Executive Vice President  [What’s with the title inflation in sales these days?](Address)(Phone)My Response to the Spam SEO ConsultantI would be happy to hire you if you knew what you were doing, but it is clear you do not.1) You have a broken link on your homepage2) Your website does not have a 301 permanent redirect3) You are using meta keyword stuffing on your homepage4) You have no inbound links to your website5) Your Website Grade is a 7/100. Run a report at www.WebsiteGrader.comMaybe this is why you need to send spam emails to get new clients instead of getting them through SEO.Please remove me from your list.Thanks,Mike———————–Mike Volpewww.hubspot.comWas I too harsh?  How many spam emails do you get from SEO consultants who have no idea what they are doing?  Leave a comment below and let’s discuss.Want to know more about what to look for in an SEO consultant?  Read these articles:6 Tips To Not Get Ripped Off When Buying SEO Services7 Signs You Should Run Screaming From an SEO Consultant Topics: Search Agency Originally published Dec 14, 2007 11:42:00 AM, updated March 21 2013 Don’t forget to share this post! AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to Email AppEmail AppShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to MessengerMessengerShare to SlackSlacklast_img read more

Two TechCrunch Marketing Tips

first_img , its database of startup companies and people. TechCrunch announced it’s making it easier to Specifically, CrunchBase illustrates two important new rules of inbound marketing: . ). Obviously, you can’t post promotional material. However, quality edits can be a good way to get your name onto TechCrunch without , this approach seems to be working. http://www.crunchbase.com/about breaking into Michael Arrington’s house traffic I thought this was a very cool announcement, so I sent off an email to a few folks here at HubSpot, and we came up with a bunch of ways we could use CrunchBase to help our users. As I was digging around, I realized that CrunchBase itself is a great example of top-notch Inbound Marketing. Originally published Jul 16, 2008 10:48:00 AM, updated July 08 2013 If you have good data, share it. take advantage of information in CrunchBase Don’t forget the simple stuff! Anybody can edit CrunchBase, so make sure your information on the site is accurate and up-to-date. The policy on updating is explained here ( Yesterday the popular technology blog Data is like content — if you publish and distribute it, it will help drive traffic and leads back to your site. CrunchBase is a great example. By opening up its database, the site has dramatically improved its position versus a big competitor in professional data, LinkedIn. LinkedIn probably has more and better data than CrunchBase, but it’s harder for third parties to use LinkedIn data. That means many of those third parties will use CrunchBase, which will in turn make their data more important, and drive readers back to TechCrunch. When in doubt, create valuable content . High-quality, useful content like CrunchBase draws people in. It’s probably not making much money, but that’s ok — the goal isn’t to create a new business, it’s to create content that (a) enhances the brand of TechCrunch, an existing lucrative business, and (b) shows up in search-result pages, driving new people TechCrunch. Judging by Don’t forget to share this post! AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to Email AppEmail AppShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to MessengerMessengerShare to SlackSlack SEO Topics: Bonus Tip For Marketers at Startup Companies – Update Your Profile on CrunchBaselast_img read more