Author: Thomas

The most obvious part of using Instagram and posting on it is that you want to share. And the positive feedback that you look for about your posts is gained through likes. Everyone on Instagram wants as many likes as they can possibly get for their posts. This applies to someone running a personal account, bloggers or even businesses. The more the followers and likes on your account, the better it is. Nobody likes it if their post hardly gets 5 likes after having uploaded it 10 hours or so ago. It would definitely be a little if not very…

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In order to get popular on Instagram, you should have a great account with amazing pictures and with a few other tricks up your sleeve and you’re set. There are millions of users who have an account on Instagram and you need to put in some effort in order to be amongst the best of them. If you put up the right posts at the right time, you’re quite likely to get popular in a short time. As you read on, we will guide you to create an Instagram profile that will be the envy of others. Your first step…

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Twenty years ago, youngsters wanted to look like their parents. Now parents want to look like their children.’ Jean-Baptiste Danet, CEO, Interbrand France The consumer is king Gabrielle Coco Chanel thoroughly understood the luxury consumers of her time. She also recognized the influence of the wider society on shaping consumer expectations and outlook. In the early twentieth century after the First World War, fashion designers continued to apply the pre-war styles characterized by extravagant and elaborate designs. Chanel however opted for classic and practical clothing such as trousers and the famed little black dress for women. This design approach was…

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The Renaissance period was the age of Italian influence, while the Baroque era which existed between 1600 and 1750 was the century of France. This period witnessed the prominence of France and the French lifestyle in Europe and the rest of the world. The high influence was made possible by the King of France, Louis XIV, who is often referred to as, ‘Le Roi Soleil’ (The Sun King) or ‘Louis Le Grand’ (Louis the Great). He was an exceptional ruler who reigned for 72 years and had enormous political, economic and cultural strength that enabled him to position France as…

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As Europe declined, the Arab nations endorsed and utilized the teachings of Hippocrates and Galen, as well as the ancient philosophers of Greece and Rome. A Persian named al-Razi (c. A.D. 864–930), also known as Rhazes, was a great Muslim physician and a productive writer who was greatly influenced by these early beliefs and traditions. This supreme clinician could describe the clinical signs of many illnesses. With this awareness he would often recommend the use of diet, exercise, baths, and massage. Another Persian physician, Ibn Sina, also known as Avicenna (c. A.D. 980– 1037), was heavily influenced by Roman and…

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Almost anyone can enjoy massage, as a giver or a receiver. It is the natural instinct of a parent to rub a baby’s back. Doing so brings instant calmness and comfort to both the baby and the parent. We all reach out to touch another who is suffering from physical, emotional, or spiritual pain. A simple touch of the hand indicates empathy and compassion. The specific use of massage can be found in many arenas and for all stages of our lives, including pregnancy, childbirth, elder care, and hospice. It is an important asset in healthcare today, and may be…

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The eighteenth century was a century of contrasts in wealth and status. The prominence of France as the centre of style, civilization, education, intellect, arts and culture continued to rise during this century. By the end of Louis XIV’s reign in 1715, the supremacy of France in fashion and lifestyle was unarguable. The rise of France led to the fading of Italy’s influence in fashion especially as Italian fashion became less unified and more regional. Louis XIV established himself as the arbiter of fashion and also propelled the Palace of Versailles, where he lived, as a centre that dictated fashion…

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The RegisterActivity can be placed anywhere, for example with the onCreate ()-method. Deploy the sample backend server When you’re ready to deploy an update to your ( the sample ) production backend in the cloud, you can do that easily from the IDE. Click on the “Maven Projects” button on the right edge of the IDE, under Plugins > App Engine, right-click and run the appengine:update goal. As soon as the update is deployed, you can also access your endpoints through the APIs Explorer at http://.appspot.com/_ah/api/explorer. For testing and debugging, you can also run your backend server locally without having…

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One of the simplest and most effective ways to begin developing a social media plan for a product or brand is to assess the social media activities that competitors are involved in. By analyzing competitors’ social media activities, realistic benchmarks for the company’s social media plan can be set, based on what others in the industry are experiencing in terms of reach and relationship growth. This analysis enables the team to lay the framework for a successful social media plan that is based on the successes of other similar companies in the same space. A company identifies its competitors as…

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) refers to the process of maximizing the number of visitors to a website by ensuring a high search rank when search engines are used to find products, services, or information related to a website. Off-page SEO for a website refers to all optimization activities in which a company engages outside of its own website, and does not involve making changes to the company’s website. A company’s or product’s website search engine rank is affected primarily by the following off-page factors: The number of other websites that have a link to the company’s website The reputation of…

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