Social Media Archives

Apple approves Raadr’s anti-bullying app

mobile tech

Parents can now hold peace of mind in the palm of their hand. Raadr, Inc., a social media monitoring service based in Phoenix, announced it is available in app form. Apple approved the company’s iOS app Sunday, March 27, which can be downloaded via iTunes. Raadr alerts subscribers whenever selected categories of keywords – such… Read More →

Scottsdale-based Digital Air Strike ranked No. 1

Social Media

Scottsdale-based social media and digital engagement company, Digital Air Strike, topped the list on Phoenix Business Journal’s annual Book of Lists for Social Media Marketing Firms. This was the second time the company was listed in the number one spot. It debuted at number one spot in last year’s Book of Lists for Interactive Marketing Firms.… Read More →

7 steps to improve your brand

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Perhaps more than in any other time in history, in 2016, your name is your brand, said Pamela J. Green, a business and branding expert. “I think most of us get this concept – we live in a celebrity-obsessed society, so we understand how a person’s name can also be their brand,” she said. “Social… Read More →

Top 5 digital business tools you should be using

Marketing and strategy

Look at your phone.  No, I am serious look at it.  After you punch in your super secret passcode, count the number of apps you have on your phone. More than likely, you have about 44 total apps.  Now, count the number of apps that you use to promote or create sales. Be sure to… Read More →

Here are the Top 10 stories of 2015

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Here are the Top 10 stories of 2015, based strictly on the number of readers on azbigmedia.com. The Top 10 stories of 2015 are not based on newsworthiness or importance — although each of these stories are important and newsworthy — but by the sheer number of azbigmedia.com readers who took the time to read the story.… Read More →

ClassicCars.com named No. 2 most influential automobile blog

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ClassicCars.com announced that it has been ranked the No. 2 most influential automobile blog. According to NFC Performance, its top 100 list was determined based on in-house algorithms “using a weighted system incorporating social media signals, off-site signals, and on-site factors.” Social media presence, web design, and original, independent content were also utilized as part of… Read More →

Digital Air Strike earns Red Herring Global Award

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Digital Air Strike, the automotive social media and digital engagement company won the Red Herring Global Award. Digital Air Strike was recognized for its disruptive and innovative social marketing and consumer engagement platform. The Red Herring Top 100 Global Award highlights the most exciting and game-changing private companies in the world. Digital Air Strike became… Read More →

Visit Mesa earns Outstanding Website Award

internet

The Web Marketing Association (WMA) awarded Visit Mesa the 2015 WebAward for Outstanding Website in the Travel Category. The WebAwards rank the quality of websites from organizations in 96 different industries. Now in its 17th year, the WebAward program is the longest running annual website award competition dedicated to naming the best websites, while setting the… Read More →

How To Master LinkedIn

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Crystal Washington, owner of CWM Enterprises, is a social media guru. She has helped large companies such as Google and Microsoft harness the utility of the Internet’s networking tools and find freedom from any hesitation professionals have about promoting themselves on a limitless stage. Here are her top tips for women in commercial real estate.… Read More →

Cronkite earns Governors’ Award for ‘Hooked’ documentary

film

For the first time, a journalism school will receive the highest honor given by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) for an ASU documentary on heroin that reached more than one million Arizonans. The NATAS Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter will honor the Walter Cronkite School of… Read More →

Colling Media expands operations and adds new staff

Independent businesses

With digital marketing and advertising growing exponentially year over year, the Valley’s leading ad agency is experiencing explosive growth along with it. Scottsdale-based Colling Media nearly doubled in size this year with the addition of 8 new staff members, dozens of marquee clients and more than doubling the square footage of their office space for… Read More →

Jackie Wright becomes 1st female president of AZIMA

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The Arizona Interactive Marketing Association (AZIMA) has announced that Jackie Wright has been elected as the first female president in the organization’s six-year history, along with 18 new board members. Wright will lead the association in AZIMA’s mission of facilitating the understanding and application of interactive marketing and best practices amongst valley marketing professionals. The… Read More →

Best Western CEO David Kong launches blog

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With more than 40 years of experience in the travel sector and the longest tenure of any major hotel brand CEO, Best Western International President and CEO David Kong has a unique view from atop the hotel landscape. Kong will share his perspective – along with the personal stories that have defined his leadership journey… Read More →

ASU offers free media literacy course

networking

Arizona State University has launched its first-ever free online course titled “Media LIT: Overcoming Information Overload,” designed to help students understand, analyze and create media. The open, digitally-enabled course is the first of its kind offered by a major journalism program, and features guest speakers like New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan, Wikipedia co-founder… Read More →