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5 Social Media Strategies for Small Business

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5 Social Media Strategies for Small Business For many entrepreneurs and small business owners, creating a Social Media Strategy on a limited budget and with limited time can be daunting. Here are a few free tips to get you started down your path to increasing your digital footprint. Clarify your business objectives or goals for social media use: When you have clear, concise, and manageable goals, it keeps you from spending your time on tasks that won’t help you achieve your desired objective via social media. Know your target audience: Ask yourself who are the people you are trying to reach via social media? Take the time to learn as much as you can about this demographic. What forms of social media do they use most? What topics are the most important and relevant to their lives? Which products would be most helpful to them? When you are armed with these pieces of knowledge, you will be better able to service your customer as well as show your audience you have a service/produ

College Bound: How to thrive during your first year of college!

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College Bound : How to thrive during your first year of college !             You’ve done it! You’ve graduated from high school and now moved into your new dorm room for college. The new found freedom you have outside of “Mom & Dad’s reach” feels amazing! Now that you’re a few weeks into the semester/quarter, you’re probably trying to figure out how to navigate the everyday bumps in the road of living on your own. Here are a few quick tips and life hacks to help you through that first year of living on your own. Get Involved – This is the best time to try new activities, clubs, and meet new people. You may find a new hobby or at the very least a new group of friends.  Get to Know Your Professors – Getting to know your professors will put a face to a name on their roster list. Professors are always willing to assist a student who takes the initiative to make themselves known in class.  Exercise & Eat Right – This may seem like a no brainer, but in college, most

Moraga Pear & Wine Festival

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Moraga Pear & Wine Festival Join 5A Rent-A-Space at the Moraga Pear & Wine Festival on Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 10am – 4pm.  There will be music, activities for people of all ages, wine and food tasting, and more! Stop by our booth and enter to win 5A’s Wine & Food Themed gift basket with a $100 value. We hope to see you all there!

Recipes for Fall

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Fall Recipes Fall has begun and people are looking forward to Pumpkin Spice Lattes, leaves changing colors and parents sending kids back to school.  If you’re in need of a few dinner suggestions using this season’s produce, try the recipes listed below. They’ll be a great way to eat and pack your veggies in at dinner.                                                                                                                           Apple, Goat Cheese, and Pecan Pizza From Cooking Light: http://www.cookinglight.com/food/in-season/fall-recipes/apple-goat-cheese-pecan-pizza-fall-recipe Nutritional Information: Calories: 316, Fat: 11.2g, Saturated Fat: 4.4g; Monosaturated Fat: 4.3g; Protein 11.3g; Carbohydrate 43.2g; Fiber 3g, Cholesterol 15mg; Iron 0.7mg; Sodium 419 mg; Calcium 77mg Ingredients : 1 (1-pound) six-grain pizza crust Cooking spray 3 cups thinly sliced Fuji apple (about 8 ounces) 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled goat cheese 2 teaspoons chopped

Alzheimer's Association Walk

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Join us in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s As a part of 5A Rent-A-Space’s commitment to community involvement, we are partnering this year with the Alzheimer’s Association to raise money and awareness for this disease. It is a cause very dear to members of one family in our company, especially one person whose grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Prior to her diagnosis, she became very involved in Bay Area chapter, from sponsoring a walk to working on the caregiver hotline. On, October 17 th , her oldest granddaughter will be captaining a team to complete the 3.1 mile walk at Heather Farms in Walnut Creek. This will be in honor of grandmother and great-grandmother. If you would like to join our walk team, registration online is free. You may search for Team 5A online through the provided link below. If you are unable to participate in the walk, but would like to donate to the cause, you may follow the same link provided. You may also walk into our 5A Rent-A-Space’s bu