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Pick Your Cloud Computing Dance Partner Yet?

Nearly 90% of all current web servers on the internet are dedicated to low-to-mid traffic websites. The players arranging their cloud computing product catalogs are drooling to capture their share of this ripe opportunity. Did you get your party

Thu Feb 19th 2009
John Sternal
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Leverage Social Media with PR

One big discussion today in marketing and communication circles continues to be on how to effectively embrace social media (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.) and merge it with your company’s PR campaigns, projects or initiatives? The positive view is that companies are even having

Sat Feb 14th 2009
John Sternal
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2009 WEL Corporate Salute

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending the 2009 Women Executive Leadership (WEL) Corporate Salute at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. If you think corporate boardrooms are only served by the good ol’ boys club, think again. WEL, a Merit Mile client

Fri Feb 13th 2009
John Sternal
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WEL Honors 16 Florida Companies For Gender Diversity In The Boardroom

WEL (Women Executive Leadership), a Florida-based organization that advocates, educates, and connects accomplished women, today saluted the 16 Florida companies with two or more female Directors on their Boards.

Wed Feb 11th 2009
John Sternal
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WEL to Unveil Winners of its Corporate Salute Awards

Sixteen Florida companies with Women in their Boardrooms will be honored. WEL (Women Executive Leadership), a Florida based organization that advocates, educates, and connects accomplished women, will announce the winners of its 2008 Corporate Salute on February 11

Sun Jan 25th 2009
John Sternal
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Achieve Online Training Goals with Rewards

Many companies set up online training modules to train employees, vendors and/or resellers. These online systems, custom or off-the-shelf, prove to be a much more cost effective option compared with staffing trainers, or designing, printing and mailing

Wed Jan 14th 2009
John Sternal
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Effective PR When the Media World is Shrinking

It seems as though each day we hear of another newspaper that is not only suffering through massive layoffs (like the rest of the world), but there is even talk of a few local daily newspapers closing their doors because of the bad economy and the rapidly evolving

Fri Dec 19th 2008
John Sternal
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Web 2.0+: The Real Value of SEM

Paid keyword management can seem over-complicated, but it doesn’t need to be. Whether you’re a seasoned pro, or can’t tell a CPC from a CTR simple keyword management will increase the performance of your campaigns.

Tue Dec 9th 2008
John Sternal
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Writing For The Internet Is Different-Not!

Ever since the advent of the internet, “experts” have been spewing out guidelines for the new writing style this interactive medium demands. Don’t believe a word of it. Being a diligent copywriter who wants to stay on top of his game

Fri Nov 28th 2008
John Sternal
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How’s That Marketing Plan Coming Along?

I didn’t get the memo – when did marketing planning take on the emotional maladies of tax preparation? As it relates to blueprinting your business goals for the year, you likely fall into one of two categories: procrastinator or producer.

Thu Oct 30th 2008
John Sternal
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Branding Amidst Bailouts

Economic forces are playing havoc with some of the most trusted brands in the global marketplace. For many of you, it’s simply about maintenance. For some, it’s about survival. It’s safe to say that the internet-economy

Wed Oct 29th 2008
John Sternal
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Finding News When There Isn’t Any

In between the CEO’s office and the mailroom, you can always find interesting company stories and opportunities to get into the news media. Several years back while serving at a large marketing firm I was tasked with handling

Wed Oct 29th 2008
John Sternal
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AIDA—It’s Not Just An Opera

If you want your messaging to be effective, AIDA should be music to your ears. With the advent of new media, and more recently Web 2.0, some believed that advertising as we knew it was dead. Certainly, the communication dynamic changed profoundly.

Tue Oct 28th 2008
John Sternal
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Using LinkedIn to Promote a Webinar

LinkedIn and similar networking sites are a great way to generate free buzz for a B2B webinar. Since Linkedin is focused on professional networking, it gives you an opportunity to reach out to other professionals and potential customers.

Tue Oct 28th 2008
John Sternal
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Virtualization in 2009: It’s All About the Channel.

Looking back, it’s amazing to witness the virtualization industry’s evolution. I think ‘08 will long be recognized as the year of the virtualization draft. Some entered the big leagues and took bold leaps, others overpromised

Tue Oct 28th 2008
John Sternal
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Ready-to-Retail Solution Personalized for Mid-Market Retail Enterprises

UCS Solutions, a leading provider of retail-centric enterprise resource planning systems and a certified SAP reseller, today announced Ready-to-Retail, an out of the box solution, supports the unique challenges and needs of retail enterprises.

Wed Sep 10th 2008
John Sternal
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Gain Retail Peace of Mind with Greater Control and Visibility

Solutions, a leading provider of retail-centric enterprise resource planning systems and a certified SAP reseller, today announced part one of a two-part webinar series. Mid-market retail enterprise will gain the power to revolutionize

Wed Aug 13th 2008
John Sternal
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Merit Mile Partners with Managed Maintenance, Inc

Merit Mile, LLC, a South Florida-based marketing communications agency today announces that Managed Maintenance, Inc. (MMI), a Boca Raton Florida-based provider of IT Asset Management services, has retained Merit Mile for marketing consulting and development

Mon Mar 3rd 2008
John Sternal
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Revolution Money Taps Merit Mile

Merit Mile, LLC, a South Florida-based marketing communications agency today announces that Revolution Money, a St. Petersburg Florida-based payment network, has tasked Merit Mile on various marketing communications assignments.

Fri Jan 18th 2008
John Sternal
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