Tag Archives: RI

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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What Is Corporate Strategy?

Newport Interactive Marketers took a broader approach to its usual new-media focus to welcome Harvard Business School’s approach to developing a strategy for your brand. NEW STRATEGY GROUP Founder P. Lawrence Fagan earned an MBA from HarvardBusiness School, where he spent … Continue reading

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Must-Have WordPress Plugins

On Tuesday, August 13th, WordPress expert Matt Medeiros highlighted “Must-Have WordPress Plugins” to the Newport Interactive Marketers audience at the International Yacht Restoration School. To better understand plugins, Matt explained the relationship between a website, WordPress, and plugins in this … Continue reading

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Networking, Drinks, and Views Over Newport

On Tuesday July 24th, Newport Interactive Marketers hosted its annual networking event on the rooftop of Hotel Viking. Professionals from Rhode Island, as well as professionals across New England, were invited to enjoy a summer evening in Newport and connect with … 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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Maximize MultiMedia: A Do-It-Yourself Production!

Why should you think and create multimedia? Data and metrics increasingly spotlight multimedia: YouTube is the #2 search engine. Pinterest’s unique visitors increased by 2,702.2% between May 2011 and November 2012, according to Ultralinx. According Visual.ly, Instagram hit 80 million users … 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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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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NIM Events You Missed

New Media events you may have missed April 26, 2012 – Pinterest for Business: All You Need to Know Annie Colella of Discover Newport (the Convention and Visitors Bureau) shared how Pinterest can work for your business. Attendees learned how to … Continue reading

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