Just when you thought you needed a 4.0 to get into a top college or university in the Northeast, you realize there may be another way to access classrooms (and many other creative spaces) as a meeting planner. Exploring meeting venues at colleges and universities may be the smartest move you make when planning your next conference. Most offer abundant room options, free parking, easy Wi-Fi access, and convenient and healthy dining services, and can accommodate both small and large events.
Looking for that perfect pop of color to add vitality to your next meeting? Meet Ultra Violet, Pantone’s color of the year. For those of you unfamiliar with the annual announcement, the Pantone Color Institute annually selects a color that expresses design trends and cultural aura. This year’s color, Ultra Violet, illuminates originality, ingenuity and visionary thinking. Here are eight great ways to incorporate Ultra Violet and its power and passion into your meetings and events in 2018.
Middlesex Federal Savings (MFS) recently announced the promotion of Medford resident Michael McWilliams to Assistant Vice President-Residential Lending. McWilliams will continue to provide financing solutions to homeowners within the greater Boston area. He is President of the Kiwanis Club of Somerville and volunteers at many charitable events in the community.
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".