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Target Audience
- POSTED ON: Aug 12, 2016


I view DietHobby as a personal, digital, online “scrapbook”.

Scrapbooking” is a method, an art for preserving, presenting, and arranging personal information, such as pictures, articles or other material, in a book or other storage facility.

When I post here at DietHobby, I am sharing my digital scrapbook.

By “sharing”, I mean that I am allowing others to use or have something of mine, something I possess. 

That something that I “possess” is various information, my own opinions, or selected opinions of others that I find to be personally helpful or interesting.


Sometimes when discussing DietHobby with others, I’ve been asked: “Who is your target audience?

A "target audience" is particular group of people, identified as the intended recipient of a message. This is a marketing concept.

Marketing involves the transfer of goods or information from a seller to buyer, including advertising, shipping, storing, and selling.

Content marketing is the process of developing and sharing relevant, valuable, and engaging content to a target audience with the goal of acquiring new customers or increasing business from existing customers. 

It is also about creating interesting information that your customers are passionate about so they will actually pay attention to you.



Selling vs. Sharing


There is a difference between sharing and selling.
          Selling is good.
          Sharing is good.

They’re not actually the same, though.


Example 1:

When Luke goes to childcare, he receives two cookies as a snack.
If he says to another child:
          “Hey, wanna share my cookies?
…he means,
          “I have something to give to you, and I expect nothing in return.”

It's a matter of: This is mine, and I would like to GIVE you some of it.
That’s “sharing”.

Example 2:

Sarah is aware that if she wants to move into a new house, first she will need to do something with her old one.
If she says to someone...


Who is Responsible for My Choices?
- POSTED ON: Aug 04, 2016

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Concerned About Your Fat-Loved-One's Health?
- POSTED ON: Jun 23, 2016


I totally agree with the
great article below.
I wish everyone could read & understand this.

 

If You’re Concerned About
Your Fat-Loved-One’s Health

                 by Ragen Chastain,
                     @ danceswithfat


This is a question I get a lot, and I got it five times yesterday so it seems like it’s time to blog about it. It goes something like this:


“We love our fat [loved one], but we’re concerned about their health.
We think they need to lose
[insert number of pounds.]  
How do we tell them that we love them as they are,
but we are afraid for their health,
and we want them to be around for a long time?”


I know that people dealing with this have the best of intentions, and I know that they are living in a society that encourages them to do this. Still, I think it’s something to think over very, very carefully.

First, consider that there is not a single study of any weight loss method where more than a tiny fraction of people actually lose weight, and the weight they lose is typically a few pounds.

The odds of actually losing a lot of weight and maintaining that are basically lottery odds, gaining back the weight is a near certainty, and a majority of people gain back more than they lost,
so if you’re worried about the person’s weight now, suggesting that they attempt weight loss might actually be the worst possible advice that you can give.


To take that a step farther, I would suggest that everyone who wants to be involved in this intervention ask themselves the following:

"Why do I think that this adult isn’t capable of making decisions for their own health?  Have they asked that folks comment on their body size/health/choices? Do I think they haven’t heard the (highly questionable) messages that thinner is better? Do I feel that I have some accurate expert information that they haven&rsquo...


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