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VR Can Drive Revenue, Profit and Customer Loyalty

NEW DATE FOR THIS EVENT IS NOVEMBER 16TH. If you’ve ever seen the movie Night at the Museum starring Ben Stiller, you saw a CMO’s worst nightmare as the Museum of Natural History in NYC is portrayed as a metaphorical dinosaur whose static historical representations were quickly becoming no match for today’s digital avatars. That

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CMI’s Joe Pulizzi, Content Marketing Process – Audiences First

As I stood next to my fellow Tampa Bay AMA members and watched Joe Pulizzi write “Be Epic” in my newly published Content Inc. book, I thought… how appropriate.  Pulizzi, one of the world’s leading experts on content marketing presented at The University of Tampa’s Vaughn Center, framed by Tampa Bay and the Downtown Tampa

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Marketing the McDonald’s Way. Learn how Tampa based McDonald’s Franchisee – Caspers Company – delivers nearly 30% higher revenue than the national average for McDonald’s Restaurants.

McDonald’s is the largest fast food chain in the world. They serve 68 million customers per day in 120 countries from more than 35,000 restaurants. If you visit a McDonald’s in the Tampa Bay area, it’s most likely owned and operated by the Caspers Company, which is now being ably managed by the third generation

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Announcing Marketer of the Year Finalists

Finalists are Announced for the 2016 Marketer of the Year Awards The AMA Tampa Bay Marketer of the Year Finalists have been announced! These are Tampa Bay’s most prestigious brands and agencies and they are finalists for the coveted Marketer of the Year awards. From the list of finalists, category winners will be announced on Thursday,

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Visual marketing and communications: How to make photos and graphics

By Mike Stephenson With visual marketing and communications becoming dominant, more and more companies are focusing on the how to of incorporating visual content into their efforts to get their message out. “As we continue on in the next couple years, the need for visual storytelling is going to become greater …” Indiana University Health

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Marketer of the Year – If not you then who, if not now, then when?

The American Marketing Association exists to unite a community of professional marketers in an unparalleled discussion on marketing excellence. No other organization provides more ways for marketers and academics to connect with the people and resources they need to be successful. Tampa Bay AMA is your local professional marketing community where you can learn, share

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Visual marketing and communication: It’s important to show your work

By Mike Stephenson Your Facebook feed is cluttered with photos, videos and graphics. Your attention constantly bounces from checking your Twitter feed to skimming your email to thumbing out a text-message reply. But what do you remember? What communication is breaking through? Increasingly, it’s visual marketing and communication. While studies show people remember 10 percent

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