Category Archives: Rhode Island Brands

How Can URI’s Business Concierge Help Your Brand?

Newport Interactive Marketers partnered with the URI Business Engagement Center (BEC) to explain the valuable resources available for businesses at URI. Leading the new Business Engagement Center, Katharine Hazard Flynn, serves as the University of Rhode Island’s connector to the private/nonprofit sectors, … Continue reading

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Build Your Brand With Award-Winning Book Coach

These days, whether it’s Google+ or SEO, the concept of authorship is abuzz. Award-winning book coach Lisa Tener shares her strategies, tips, and insights to a packed room. Writing a book isn’t for everyone — but many people who think … 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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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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Innovatour: Athletic Standard Helps Recruiters I.D. Student-Athletes

Rhode Island-based Athletic Standard simplifies the college athlete recruiting process, resulting in a win-win for both student-athletes and the institutions where they will pursue higher education and athletics. Through certified athleticism and athletic potential testing, Athletic Standard provides potential players … Continue reading

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