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NAU ranked No. 1 in the nation for social media engagement

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Northern Arizona University has placed itself at the top of the mountain when it comes to social media engagement. The state university was ranked No. 1 by Rival IQ and Up&Up in what the companies described as “the first ever study of the effectiveness of social media across leading universities in the United States.” According to its news release,… Read More →

Boosting your business with Facebook

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The biggest digital marketing trend for 2016 is a Facebook advertising strategy that has been known to make a business’ campaign work 10 times better. To start, a lot of local business have a hard time finding the right customer to show their Facebook ads to. How would a gym target prospects? You can include… Read More →

Phoenix area home to social media influencers

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The best way to become a social influencer? Don’t try to be one. That’s the advice of official “Pinfluencer” Alex Evjen, a Chandler resident known for her fashion blog, Ave Styles. When the recession hit, Evjen decided to transform her side blog into a serious job – one she could live off of. So she… Read More →

Apple approves Raadr’s anti-bullying app

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 →