Author Archives: Vallerie Malkin

NIM Roundup: Ed King Gets NIM Stoked About Google+

By Vallerie Malkin Would you fall in love with Google+ if it boosted your business by 75%? Well, photographer Ed King did, and Google+ for Business did just that for 02809 Ed King Photography. King explained at the September 27 … Continue reading

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Integrating SEO and Social Media With Google’s Eric Enge

By Vallerie A. Malkin SEO guru Eric Enge broke SEO and Social Media down into plain English at NIM’s Aug. 23 event. Stressing an integrative approach using SEO and Social, Enge said the best way to compete in SEO keywords … Continue reading

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Record Turnout for 100% Networking!

Thanks to all of you, NIM boasts the biggest turnout so far! 100% Networking saw 150 signups plus some walk-ins – lots of new faces. Raindrops were avoided, connections were made, views were enjoyed, drinks were downed.   Was it … Continue reading

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Newport Comic Book Store Thrives With Social Media

Continuation of June 5 interview with Wayne Quackenbush from Newport’s Annex Comics, see part 1 here NIM As a marketer of a narrow-niche store, it must be challenging to get new customers. How has Facebook helped? WQ People visit the shop, visit … Continue reading

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Social Media to Drive Events | Newport Interactive Marketers

  Social Media: Share and Share Alike Besides social media, what’s the most important word in the Newport Interactive Marketers vocabulary? That would be “share.” The group shares connections, contacts, information, leads, advice, insight, links, hashtags, business cards, stories, you … Continue reading

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Pinterest: A Top-Tier Social Media Tool for Business

Pinterest for Business View more PowerPoint from Newport Interactive Marketers By Vallerie Malkin If instead of posting quotes on Facebook, you’d rather share tapestries you found at the bazaar in India, or smiling sloths from your trip to Costa Rica, … Continue reading

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Annex Comics Taps Social Media to Boost its Base

Around since the 80s, Annex Comics flourishes in 2012, due in large part to the way in which owner Wayne Quackenbush took the social media bull by the horns to promote the fine (and funny) art of comic books. Here’s … Continue reading

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NIM Brings the Film Connected to Newport

  NIMRI celebrates its overarching theme – connection – with a film showing of Sundance’s “Connected” March 29 It takes a really good movie to silence the smart phones of a room full of NIMRI-ers, but the only lights flickering … Continue reading

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