Digital Healthcare Marketing

As both the current President of the Triangle Interactive Marketing Association (TIMA), and the Marketing Communications Manager at iContact, interesting topics and emerging industry trends are always on my radar in terms of interactive. TIMA has always been an organization focusing heavily on changes in the interactive space, and while healthcare has been a hot topic of…

Presentation for the NCSU Student MBA Association

Article originally published February 7th, 2012, on the blog of James Wong – The Online & Offline Adventures of a Social Entreprenuer. February 7, 2012 | Raleigh, North Carolina — It’s always a pleasure speaking to students eager to learn from experienced marketing professionals, but it’s especially nice to assist faculty at NC State and…

Celebrating Community Manager Appreciations Day (#CMAD)

Article originally published on the blog of James Wong – The Online & Offline Adventures of a Social Entreprenuer. Today, myself and Community Managers all across the nation are celebrating our successes, during the 3rd Annual Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD). This internet-based pop culture celebration was originally founded back in 2010 by Jeremiah Owyang, of…

2011 APNC Spring Conference – Awards Luncheon

Congratulations to Virginia Lynne Johnson for receiving the Addiction Professionals of North Carolina (APNC) Art-of-Prevention Award at the 2011 APNC Spring Conference! Awards luncheon video from the 2011 Addiction Professionals of North Carolina (APNC) Spring Conference in Asheville, NC on April 21st, 2011. Congratulations to all of the APNC awards recipients! For more information about…

Google Voice Now Available to the Public

Yesterday, Google announced that Google Voice, a web-based platform for managing your communications, is now available to the public — no invitation required. Google Voice provided users with one number that rings to all of a user’s phones, and even includes features like voicemail that works like email, free calls and text messages to the U.S. and Canada, low-priced international calls and more.

Starbucks to Offer Free Wi-Fi On July 1st

Starbucks has finally joined the wireless revolution, by announcing that they’ll be offering free Wi-Fi at 6,700 locations beginning on July 1st. This monumental news comes six months after McDonalds began offering free Wi-Fi to customers in 11,500 of its restaurants. This strategic move by Starbucks will ultimately result in increased revenue and traffic at many of its famous Seattle-based coffee houses — in some ways, even more than McDonalds.

Photographers: Separating the Pros from the Joes

Since 2004, digital photography has dominated the marketplace, from consumer electronics to retail photo and image processing labs. Digital has all but killed traditional film as the world’s premier photography medium. While the photography industry as a whole, is overly saturated with sub-par photographers, there is a sub-industry quickly gaining momentum… Virtual Labs.