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Empowered Ideas Hosts Linkedin Live Raleigh at the Brier Creek Country Club

On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012, Empowered Ideas will be hosting the last Linkedin Live Raleigh Business Networking Social at the beautiful Brier Creek Country Club in Raleigh, NC. This no-cost networking event proudly supports Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina, through generous donations provided by our participants. RSVP Online For more information and to RSVP for this…

Empowered Ideas Attends #INBOUND12 – The World’s Largest Gathering of Inbound Marketers

INBOUND 2012 by HubSpot  |  August 27-30, 2012  |  Boston, MA. Virginia Johnson and I recently attended HubSpot’s Inbound 2012 Conference in  Boston, MA.  To properly explain in detail how inspiring and exciting this conference was to us, would take several blog posts to even scratch the surface. HubSpot has successfully pulled off not only…

Raleigh Celebrates Independents Week | July 1-7

Join Shop Local Raleigh July 1-7 to Celebrate National Independents Week! WHY: Independent businesses help drive the local economy. They add character to our community, and they support sustainability. WHAT: National Independents Week – a nationwide effort to raise awareness of independent businesses – is coming up July 1-7. And remember to shop local July…

James Wong of Empowered Ideas Featured on UNC TV’s Black Issues Forum

Empowered Ideas Co-Founder & Managing Partner, James C. Wong, had the honor of being invited as a guest speaker on the topic of Social Media for UNC TV’s Black Issues Forum.

Derorah Holt Noel, the Executive Producer and Host of Black Issues Forum on UNC-TV, invited Mr. Wong to contribute to a discussion on the topic of social media, how it relates to their viewers, provide insight into various forms of social media, how it works for individuals on a personal level, how it works for businesses small and large, and how it can be a potential revenue channel.

Virginia Johnson to Represent NC at 2012 SALIS Conference

On Thursday, May 24, 2012, Virginia Johnson will be speaking at and representing the state of North Carolina at the 2012 Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists (SALIS) Conference in Reno, Nevada. In addition to being the co-founder and managing partner of Empowered Ideas, Virginia L. Johnson is a Certified Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant. Working…

Meet the Media Panel at the Women’s Power Networking: Business Alliance Rally #WPNBAR

On Saturday, May 19th, the Women’s Power Networking (WPN) group hosted the Business Alliance Rally (#WPNBAR) at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. “Women’s Power Networking is dedicated to enabling professional women to achieve their highest potential by fostering a stimulating environment where they can form relationships, build alliances, share knowledge and provide support…

How Pinterest Helps Businesses & Product Marketing

Facebook and Twitter have revolutionized they way and frequency of shared content on the internet. These two social channels account for the majority of user generated content on the web — until now.

Fairly “new” to the social sharing arena is an online community called Pinterest, which allows users to create virtual pin boards where they can “pin” digital content they find interesting, but in an organized and sleek way. This allows their followers to follow not just all of their pins, but the ability to subscribe just the boards most interesting to them.