Why all businesses should use product pictures

Small businesses focused on online success need to keep in mind the importance of quality and consistency for product photos, said Jorge Ortega, community manager at Shopify. He said photos are important for a business presentation. For products, the types of shots, style used and editing should be taken into account when posting online.

June 2, 2021
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New COVID guidelines cause confusion on mask mandate

May 7, 2021

The Center for Disease Control published new guidelines last tuesday for people who are fully vaccinated. These guidelines state that people who are fully vaccinated can participate in “normal” activities after two weeks, if they show no symptoms after getting the second dose.

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Social media helps some small businesses

December 2, 2020

While small businesses have been struggling to keep open because of COVID-19, the younger generation has turned to social media to help their personal business thrive. Stephanie Meza, a student at ELAC, did just that.
Meza was laid off in March from her job. She invested $200 in a stencil maker and began a business of custom made decorative tumbler cups. She primarily uses instagram to promote her work.

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OPINION: Fight the urge to disconnect

Spending too much time on social media platforms affects the grades of students at East Los Angeles College. When students are alone, they avoid their surroundings with the use of social media. They put their headphones on and watch videos on YouTube. This all seems harmless until it starts to affect student’s ability to stay focused on their coursework. ELAC students constantly stop working on library computers to browse social media.

May 16, 2019
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