Checked In Lately? Learn a Lil’ More About Geo-Location Based Platforms

Originally posted on AMA Baltimore‘s blog, Checked In Lately? Learn a Lil’ More About Geo-Location Based Platforms How many of you remember Carmen Sandiego? If not, I’m sure the classic theme song will help refresh your memory. Currently, with today’s geo-location based platforms, there’s a different theme song playing, for you and your friends. Where in the world is ________?Continue reading “Checked In Lately? Learn a Lil’ More About Geo-Location Based Platforms”

The Big Three: Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter – Are These for My Company?

Originally posted on AMA Baltimore‘s blog, The Big Three: Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter – Are These for My Company? If you haven’t dipped your toes into the social media waters, it can be overwhelming at first. Confusing or frightening, to say the least. You shouldn’t create a Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter presence just because “everyone else isContinue reading “The Big Three: Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter – Are These for My Company?”

Forming and Maintaining Connections – Success Lies Ahead (Relationship Building Tips)

Originally posted on AMA Baltimore‘s blog, Forming and Maintaing Connections – Success Lies Ahead (Relationship Building Tips) To be completely honest, the key to successful relationships is at your fingertips. Literally. Take a moment and think about the three following actions: Shaking hands with an acquaintance Sending a followup email days after you recently connected withContinue reading “Forming and Maintaining Connections – Success Lies Ahead (Relationship Building Tips)”

Is Social (Media) For Me? Guidelines and Tips to Follow

Originally posted on AMA Baltimore‘s blog, Is Social (Media) For Me? Guidelines and Tips to Follow In the last seven years, one of the hottest topics in marketing has been social media. With individuals and companies hosting conferences, presentations, and webinars, in addition to providing white papers there certainly has been plenty of buzz created onContinue reading “Is Social (Media) For Me? Guidelines and Tips to Follow”

Graduation Is Approaching – Tips to Land a Job

Originally posted on AMA Baltimore‘s blog, Graduation Is Approaching – Tips to Land a Job Within the next few weeks, many college students who have spent the last four years (or in some cases, there are those who completed an “extra lap” or two) will enter the job market. During this time, the majority ofContinue reading “Graduation Is Approaching – Tips to Land a Job”

Key Takeaways from HubSpot’s the Science of Email Marketing Webinar

Last week, on Thursday, February 10th, I was fortunate enough to attend Hubspot‘s the Science of Email Marketing Webinar hosted by Social Media Scientist, Dan Zarrella. I have come to the conclusion, that as a marketer, it is necessary to educate oneself on the latest marketing trends. As someone who incorporates email marketing into myContinue reading “Key Takeaways from HubSpot’s the Science of Email Marketing Webinar”

The Importance of Student Organizations

Over the past couple of years, I have formed a pretty strong opinion about the importance of student organizations. As a recent graduate from the College of Business and Economics at Towson University, my participation in various student organizations helped pave my current career path. Quite frankly, I never would have thought that I would have endedContinue reading “The Importance of Student Organizations”

2011 Marketing Predictions

WOW! We’re approaching 2011 and as marketers it’s that time of the year to look into our crystal ball and predict trends for the future. Throughout the course of 2010 I have attended many networking events and presentations to help with my predictions for the upcoming year. There are certainly going to be doubters whoContinue reading “2011 Marketing Predictions”

Success Tips for Today’s College Students

After speaking with fellow graduates and business professionals, I realized that we share some common thoughts about today’s college students entering the workforce. With the unemployment rate reaching a high point of 10.1% in October 2009 during the recession, it is surprising that more students are not taking advantage of the opportunities in front of themContinue reading “Success Tips for Today’s College Students”

2010 Komen Race for the Cure: I AM THE CURE®

After supporting the Susan G. Komen for the Cure cause since 2008, I was able to attend the annual event this past Sunday in Hunt Valley, MD. Experiencing the race was breathtaking. Seeing over 29,000 individuals join together early on a Sunday morning in support of breast cancer awareness was moving. I attended with TowsonContinue reading “2010 Komen Race for the Cure: I AM THE CURE®”