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  • Social Charity- October 2009- Mobile Loaves & Fishes

    23 October 2009

    PLEASE use one of these slideshows in your own blog: For the first ever social charity presentation roundup, several people (even some not in Austin!) stepped up to bat to put together various slideshows based on facts provided by Alan Graham of local non profit organization, Mobile Loaves and Fishes, serving the needs of the homeless. What we need YOU to do is pick whichever presentation calls to you and embed it into your own blog, encouraging people to be generous with Mobile Loaves & Fishes. Denice Crowell graciously stepped up to create the above presentation and in conversation with her, ...

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  • Austin Haunted Houses Using Social Media

    16 October 2009

    Top Two The most popular, well produced haunted houses in central Texas are implementing social media campaigns to attract and scare the crap out of people: Mansion of Terror's social media campaign is the brain child of David Neff who plays a role in the horror show as well; my favorite of their many productions and campaigns is the trailer for their new "Death Asylum" (click here to see the video and get all worked up before you head out to go see the Mansion of Terror). What Mansion of Terror has done that is unique is actively reaching out to individual bloggers ...

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  • Hubspot’s Top 50 Austin Twits- Follow With One Click

    09 October 2009

    Easy as pie So, I'm not sure why pie is easy, but it is and so is this... Hubspot.com has a grader tool to judge your performance on Twitter via an algorithm and although it seems bots have been rewarded and placed at the top of the list, the top people per location changes every day (you can check Austin by clicking here). Want to follow 50 twitter users in Austin that Hubspot considers to be at the top of the game? Click here to follow all 50 (and yes, the list changes constantly, so this is just a snapshot in time)... seriously, one click and you follow them ...

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  • Communication Shift from 1980 to 2009

    06 October 2009

    My, how times have changed! As a child of the 80s, living in a small town, I remember watching Mash with my grandparents and answering the rotary phone, "Hello, this is the Anglin residence" at age 3. Now, I have Twitter direct messages coming to my smartphone... my how times have changed! We wanted to share this infographic with you outlining the massive shift in advertising, but I would argue that it more clearly demonstrates a definite shift in communication. No longer are we limited by an ivory wall-mounted phone with the tangled cord, we are liberated to communicate in a number of ways. This ...

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