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Jersey Watch gives youth sports orgs robust web presence

Jersey Watch gives youth sports orgs robust web presence
A former Ohio University football player has channeled his passion for athletics into a new online network designed to give youth sports organizations a web presence, and engage players’ parents and fans. David Carter knew the downturn in the economy had placed a tremendous strain on an already...
May 16th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: Cement Marketing’s new space on Gay Street

At Work: Cement Marketing’s new space on Gay Street
It’s been just a little over a year since we spoke to Alaina Shearer and toured Cement Marketing’s space. Now, the company has found a new home on the second floor of 15 E. Gay St. and its staff couldn’t be happier. (To the right is a picture for the postcard project the company did...
May 15th, 2012 | At Work | Read More

Thurber Center class offers tips for social media marketing

Thurber Center class offers tips for social media marketing
A Thurber House master class taught by Geben Communication President Heather Whaling will offer attendees tips on how to use social media to promote their writing. The one-day class, titled “Marketing Your Writing Through Social Media,” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Thurber...
May 15th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

Kristen Easterday of the Columbus Chamber: Your Questions Answered

Kristen Easterday of the Columbus Chamber: Your Questions Answered
The Columbus Chamber has reaffirmed its commitment to public policy and cultivating local relationships in order to stay on top of legislative issues affecting its members. In fact, that commitment lead the Chamber to hire Kristen Easterday earlier this year as director of local government relations. Herewith,...
May 14th, 2012 | Frequently Asked Questions | Read More

Spacejunk Media acquires Los Angeles based studio

Spacejunk Media acquires Los Angeles based studio
Columbus-based Spacejunk has acquired Los Angeles-based Nylon in an attempt to enhance both studios’ creative reach. Spacejunk −a live action, motion design and animation studio founded by managing directors Robb Dierken and Mike Blosel in 2006− produces broadcast, digital/web, documentary,...
May 11th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

Nurtur the Salon turning philanthropy on its head

Nurtur the Salon turning philanthropy on its head
How does a business take a routine errand and change into a fun, philanthropic venture for its clients? Located in the The Shops on Lane Avenue, Nurtur the Salon aims to embody the mission and essence of Aveda everyday since its founding in 2006 by owner Patrick Thompson. In fact, the salon has created...
May 10th, 2012 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More

4 Big Challenges For Businesses and How the Chamber Can Help

4 Big Challenges For Businesses and How the Chamber Can Help
Entrepreneurs have a lot in common. You are passionate, visionary and dedicated. You also face many of the same challenges. As an entrepreneur myself –I launched and operated a small business focused on meal packaging in a 10-state territory— I confronted my share of challenges, too. Shaun Frecska,...
May 9th, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

VenueSeen helps businesses monitor their social identities

VenueSeen helps businesses monitor their social identities
Thanks to a new product from Columbus-based FlyMuch Inc., businesses can more easily identify and interact with people sharing their story online. Prior to the April launch of VenueSeen, monitoring location-specific updates from niche social networks was nearly impossible without a custom-built tool....
May 8th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More