Tag: AMA Tampa Bay

Dali Museum "Dreams of Dali" virtual reality experience

‘Dreams of Dali’ virtual reality proves a real success

By Mike Stephenson Few think of museums as cutting edge, but when your institution is devoted to surrealist artist Salvador Dali you learn to open your mind to possibilities. “He really gives us permission to experiment,” said Kathy Greif, chief operating officer of the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg in a presentation Nov. 16 to

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Healthcare Marketing in Tampa Bay Needs to Focus on Patients as Consumers

By Mike Stephenson As healthcare marketing in Tampa Bay and elsewhere becomes increasingly competitive, Jim Jacobsohn advises doing what any marketer would do: “Think about your strengths … and advertise the heck out of them,” he told the crowd of nearly three dozen at the American Marketing Association of Tampa Bay Healthcare Shared Interest Group

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Visual marketing and communications: Setting your plan in motion

By Mike Stephenson   More than 60 percent of marketers and small business owners say they plan to invest more in video marketing this year.  Visual marketing and communications are surging in importance as we’ve discussed in parts one and two of our series for AMA Tampa Bay. In our final installment, we’ll look at

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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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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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AMA Tampa Bay launches #MOYAMA contest

By Mike Stephenson The AMA Tampa Bay Marketer of the Year event is approaching and here’s your chance to help. Share hashtag #MOYAMA between now and Feb. 15 to help promote the annual awards ceremony. Each time you share the hashtag you’ll be entered into an AMA Tampa Bay contest drawing for the national AMA’s

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The Marketing of Craft Beer

In honor of our upcoming event at 3Daughters Brewing in St Pete on December 3rd, we are exploring the booming craft beer industry.  According to Brewers Association, Florida ranks 5th in the US with over a million barrels of craft beer produced per year.  We have compiled a few examples of how craft beer businesses across

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A Crawl to Remember

All aboard! Hop on the bus, make a new connection and enjoy the ride. There’s nothing more exciting than a field trip for professionals.  That was the mantra for the 2015 AMA Summer Agency Crawl, which proved to be bigger, better and bolder than ever before.   Saving the Day! – Connectivity Marketing & Media Agency Founder

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Apps for Marketing Gurus

There are quite a few apps useful to marketers. The apps listed here focus on organizing information, managing social media, managing contacts, blogging, and web analytics/SEO. This list only scratches the surface in terms of informing marketers about useful apps. However, the apps on this list can be useful to almost any business.

How Businesses Get in Gear for the Holiday Season

Yes, it's still August, but that doesn't mean that you should wait to make your marketing campaign for the holidays. Even though the weather in Tampa is hot and summer-like pretty much all year round, the holiday season will be approaching fast. As consumers, we may not even start to think about holiday shopping until

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