Mel Spera

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5 ways to become a powerful networker

Do you find networking a blessing—or a burden?<p>For some lucky PR and marketing professionals, networking comes as second nature—a thoughtless …

How This Fitness Studio’s Marketing Added $11,600 in Monthly Recurring Revenue in 30 Days

No matter your business or industry, we all have something in common…We all need a PROVEN marketing and sales system that repeatedly generates leads …

9 Direct Response Strategies You Should Be Using to Increase Engagement and Sales

Looking to increase your sales?Well then, it follows that increased engagement be a priority of yours, too. And <b>the best way to increase engagement is</b> …

[DOWNLOAD] The 15-Point Landing Page Audit

Over a year ago, I did a live critique of DigitalMarketer Lab Members’ landing pages on our weekly Office Hours webinar training. During that Office …

The Only 4 Email Marketing Metrics That Matter

If I gave you $1 to spend in your business, where would it go?Your first instinct might be to invest in Facebook ads, or maybe to sock it away and …

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Kevin Meaney Dead: Legendary Comedian & ‘Uncle Buck’ Star Passes Away At 60

So sad. Stand-up comic Kevin Meaney, also known for his role on the sitcom ‘Uncle Buck’ tragically passed away on Oct. 21 at the age of 60. With his …

Crochet around a popsicle stick to create the lovely broomstick lace stitch (video tutorial)

With the holidays right around the corner, people are feverishly trying to come up with ideas for gifts. Infinity scarves and lacy tops are in vogue …

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The Oxford Communiqué

<b>How to Get Your Payout From the $42.4 Billion 2016 “Consumer Rebate Program”...</b><p>If you’re one of the 119 million eligible taxpaying Americans, you can …

5 Cruise Booking Mistakes to Avoid

By:<p>Erica Silverstein<p>Senior Editor<p>Updated September 21, 2017<p>Thinking about booking a cruise this year? Don't screw it up.<p>Joking aside, booking a …

Garry Marshall Dead: ‘Pretty Woman’ Director and ‘Happy Days’ Creator Was 81

<b>Garry Marshall</b>, a legendary figure in TV and film who created such hit shows as <i>Happy Days</i> and directed movies including <i>Pretty Woman</i>, died at age 81 …

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My Fair Lady and West Side Story 'ghost singer' Marni Nixon dies, aged 86

Nixon filled in secretly as a playback singer for Audrey Hepburn, Deborah Kerr, Marilyn Monroe and Natalie Wood in a long career as a soprano<p>Marni Nixon, the singer whose voice can be heard filling in for Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady and for Deborah Kerr in The King and I, has died aged 86, …

'Miss Cleo,' TV psychic network pitchwoman, dies at 53

<b>(CNN) —</b> Youree Dell Harris, better known as "Miss Cleo" the pitchwoman for the Psychic Readers Network, died Tuesday of cancer, according to an attorney for her family.<p>Harris, 53, was surrounded by family and close friends when she died in Palm Beach, Florida, said attorney William J. Cone.<p>"She …

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Kenny Baker dead: Star Wars' R2-D2 actor dies at 81

The little <i>Star Wars</i> actor who helped bring heart and soul to the droid R2-D2 has died. Kenny Baker died Saturday at age 81 after a long …

Gene Wilder Dies at 83; Star of ‘Willy Wonka’ and ‘Young Frankenstein’

Gene Wilder, who established himself as one of America’s foremost comic actors with his delightfully neurotic performances in three films directed by Mel Brooks; his eccentric star turn in the family classic “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”; and his winning chemistry with Richard Pryor in …

Jon Polito, Prolific Character Actor and Coen Brothers Favorite, Dead at 65

Movies<p>Jon Polito, the prolific and raspy-voiced character actor whose more than 200 credits ranged from "Homicide: Life on the Street" and "Modern Family" to the Coen Brother films "Barton Fink" and "The Big Lebowski," has died.<p>Polito died Thursday at City of Hope Hospital in Duarte, California, …

Crazy Eddie retail chain owner, Eddie Antar, dead at 68

The man who turned the Crazy Eddie electronics stores into a retail giant before it collapsed amid federal fraud charges has died. Eddie Antar was 68.<p>The Bloomfield-Cooper funeral home in Ocean Township, New Jersey, confirmed Sunday that Antar died Saturday. A cause of death wasn't disclosed.<p>The …

W.P. Kinsella, Author of ‘Shoeless Joe,’ Dies at 81

W.P. Kinsella, who wrote “Shoeless Joe,” the novel that became the basis for the 1989 movie “Field of Dreams,” and the author of numerous baseball short stories, poetry collections and several works of nonfiction, died on Friday in Hope, British Columbia. He was 81.<p>His literary agent, Carolyn …

Arnold Palmer, the Magnetic Face of Golf in the ’60s, Dies at 87

Arnold Palmer, the champion golfer whose full-bore style of play, thrilling tournament victories and magnetic personality inspired an American golf boom, attracted a following known as Arnie’s Army and made him one of the most popular athletes in the world, died on Sunday evening in Pittsburgh. He …

Grand Ole Opry staple Jean Shepard dies

"The grand lady of the Grand Ole Opry" has died.<p>Jean Shepard, who had a long recording career as an influential female in country music, died Sunday, according to an Opry spokeswoman. She was 82.<p>Spokeswoman Jessie Schmidt said in a news release that Shepard had entered hospice care last week and …

Shimon Peres, Nobel winner and giant of Israeli politics, dies at 93

Leading political figure served twice as prime minister, once as president and won Nobel peace prize<p>Shimon Peres, one of Israel’s defining political figures and a Nobel peace prize laureate, has died at the age of 93, two weeks after suffering a stroke.<p>Peres had twice served as prime minister of …

10 Epic National Park Lodges to Book RN

When most people road trip to an epic US national park, they sleep under the stars, slumbering in tents and waking up to every sound, thinking it’s a bear. Then there’s the rest of us, who don’t camp and won’t even go glamping. To enjoy the great outdoors, we need a soft bed, hot running water and …

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Most long-term insurance care enrollees are eligible for little-known benefit

By Eric Yoder<p>Eric Yoder<p>National reporter focusing on internal federal government personnel, management and budget policies<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Three-fifths of enrollees in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program who are facing steep premium increases will be eligible to invoke a little-known …

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