I was born right on the cusp of Generation X, defined by the Center for Generational Kinetics as those born from 1965 to 1976. Many of us born in that generation — wedged between the better known and larger groups of baby boomers and millennials — typically returned home from school to empty houses while Mom and Dad were working. (Also, Gen Xers were more likely than any preceding generation to have divorced parents.)
Finance managers know that end-of-the-month sales are traditionally strong, but the volume they encounter during the last week of the year can throw off even auto finance veterans. Although U.S. new light-vehicle sales through November were down slightly from a year earlier, they're on pace to reach a healthy 17.1 million this year, according to the Automotive News Data Center.And many vehicle sales are made during the last week of the month, when customers hunt for bargains.
Sure it’s supposed to be a happy season, but many of our pets don’t feel it during the holidays. Clearly you love your pet, but there are some things you may do in this season that could hurt your four-legged friend, and cost you a big-bucks vet visit, too. Take note of these 10 often overlooked dangers, and keep your pet — and your bank account — healthy this holiday season:
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".