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Onsharp Presents Free eBook “Lead Generation Lessons from 4,000 Businesses”

Fargo, North Dakota – 22 October 2012 will be the biggest challenge for all marketers, regardless of the industry, generating qualified leads

. Onsharp is excited to distribute a free ebook. The ebook provides data from 4,000 companies and is presented to provide evidence of how successfully to generate a variety of inbound marketing leads.

Every marketer or business owners want to download and read this free ebook to take actions to increase the number of lines come to increase their websites. There are several actions that can be taken and convincing data that supports the actions. For example, sites that blogging regularly and often the number of leads they produce 3.5 times those who blog do not increase. Do you want to know how often to blog each week? Store Lead Generation Lessons from 4,000 companies. Blogging is not the only activity that can increase lead generation. Increase simply a social media fan base of more than 500 Likes your website traffic and ultimately leads.

HubSpot statistics collected from more than 4,000 companies from various sectors of the B2B and B2C persuasion. They compared from the amount of traffic and the number of leads generated to several factors, including blogging, landing pages to reach Internet sites, Facebook and Twitter reach.

The study showed interesting results and actionable items that do any business to the number of leads they generate can increase. The eBook is provided a free download of Onsharp and HubSpot.

To download the eBook, please visit

Onsharp is an interactive agency, architects, builds and supports Web-based solutions. We are excited about technology, but not just because we think it’s cool. We are experts at helping companies understand how new technologies and trends can help them meet customer demand while improving productivity. Onsharp committed to the success of everyone’s lives, businesses and communities to serve, create it. For more information on Onsharp, please visit or call toll free at 1.866.ONSHARP.

Frederick Web Agency Announces Two New Hires

Frederick, MD – 22 October 2012

Orases, a web agency specializing in interactive business and technology solutions, is pleased to announce two new additions to the Orases Experience team: Dana Ebersole as Executive Assistant and Larissa Newman Account Representative.

We are thrilled to welcome you to the Dana and Larissa Orases team says Orases President Nick Damoulakis. They bring valuable skills to their positions that strengthen the team as well as our relationships with our customers.

Orases Dana joined the team in June 2012 as Executive Assistant. Dana brings extensive administrative experience of more than 19 years after he worked for several large companies from offices of three to 3,000. Developed with exceptional organizational skills through a variety of positions, administrative support Nick and Dana’s focus is to help Orases team to ensure that. Customers to fully enjoy the experience Orases

Welcomes In October 2012, Orases Larissa to the team as an account executive. Larissa is responsible for managing day-to-day activities for customers, including small, innovative projects and larger, integrated solutions. Their goal is to provide a positive experience for customers and facilitate the process of implementation of quality, web-based solutions to improve efficiency and ensure client success is. A graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and English Language & Literature, Larissa worked as a communications specialist at a marketing firm, and an associate editor at a publishing house.



Orases is an award winning interactive agency with a decades-long history of design and development with client successfully paired. Since 2000 Orases has delivered consistently strong development and programming of world-class design and intuitive user interfaces improved. With quality first in every decision the company has scores of high-end, professional websites for clients in the U.S. and internationally for advanced social networking sites and e-commerce applications, to develop creative viral marketing campaigns and facelifts for obsolete corporate identities . Using a process that supports and values ​​customer feedback Orases approaching projects with a focus on what they want to achieve, and the company produces consistently high-quality results that demonstrate a deep understanding of the clients business goals. For more information, visit or call 866-327-5615

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Kevin Hourigan Named Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce 2012 Outstanding Small Business Leader of the Year

Tampa, FL and Denver, CO – 22 October 2012

Bayshore Solutions Kevin Hourigan was at the 32th annual Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce on as Tampa Bay’s Small Business Leader of the Year in the Small Business recognized the Year Awards evening at the Tampa Convention Center, 28th September. More than 850 people attended the services of Tampa Bay’s small businesses at the event to celebrate.

The Small Business of the Year (SBOY) Awards annually pays tribute to companies with fewer than 250 employees and their respective managers. Companies and executives are recognized on the basis of financial success, community involvement and ethical business practices. Each candidate will be written statements, personal interviews and a site visit by the ICC judges in a 6-month trial of the excellent selection every year evaluated. The importance of participating in Tampa Bay’s economic engine, these companies are definitely worth celebrating.

out in January 1996, Kevin Hourigan and two partners to set companies enter the online marketplace. After bursting of the dot-com bubble in 2000, Kevin led the company through the crisis, too fat, and free of debt growth to achieve by 2012. Bayshore Solutions provides complete digital marketing services and expertise, including: web design, web development, hosting and internet marketing (search engine, social media and content marketing).

The company has many industry awards, including Microsoft’s Global Partner of the Year for Customer Service Excellence, consistently named by BtoB Magazine Top U.S. Interactive agencies earned, and the only Florida company, Advertising Age Magazine to achieve top U.S. Interactive Agencies Listing following nine consecutive years.

This is has received the second Small Business of the Year Award Bayshore Solutions from Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. In 2007 the company won Business of the Year for its solid growth, innovative service and corporate citizenship.


video clips from this Outstanding Small Business Leader of the Year event display, please click:

About Bayshore Solutions

Web Design Agency Bayshore Solutions, offers award-winning capabilities in custom web design, website development, e-commerce and internet marketing. Established in 1996, the site design company has delivered custom Web applications and interactive marketing services in the U.S. and internationally. Headquartered in Tampa, the company has a web development and internet marketing delivery team in his Denver, Colorado office and physical offices accessible to Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Dade County and Broward County in Florida. Bayshore Solutions integrates technology and Internet marketing services to ensure measurable results for clients. For more information on website design and Internet marketing services visit

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Atlanta Agencies THINK And EchoViz Join Forces

Atlanta, GA – 25 October 2012

After working together for more than six years on a number of successful client engagements, THINK Interactive acquires Echo Visualization (EchoViz). Given our history together, the synergy of our team and demands of consumers in the market, which is an obvious and natural progression for both companies, said Chris Wilson, co-owner of THINK.

The partnership is a win for both agencies and their clients: THINK is an interactive agency for innovation in digital marketing and concentrated EchoViz is a globally recognized leader in user experience design, particularly for websites, software, and industrial and medical products. With EchoViz as part of the Think Family, the agency is positioned to help companies offer pioneering work in digital interaction and experience design services through a comprehensive set of hardware and software platforms and the full range of digital touchpoints for operators and consumers.? Considering users and consumers extremely high expectations around digital engagement and interaction, we believe there’s a growing need for an integrated approach to idea generation and the expression of these ideas through world-class experience design, Wilson said. The number of digital touch points and interaction, which tend to cover a wide and growing range in terms of internal processes, product offerings, marketing, retail activation exist and more. To be successful, brands need to learn a holistic approach to design and digital ecosystem management.

With the inclusion of principal Michelle Berryman, FIDSA whos also a board member of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design and a former president of the Industrial Designers Society of America and Brian Lynn, a seasoned veteran in digital, interactive environments, and industrial design , THINK is now offering the depth and experience necessary to navigate today’s complex digital environment and bring groundbreaking digital experience design for each customer.

We think in terms of the collective brand experience and information exchange design that provides the highest possible value and enjoyment factor at every digital touchpoint, Berryman said. And we do this for everything from websites, social platforms and applications on mobile devices, touch screens, and medical and industrial hardware and software.

Learn more about THINK and EchoViz skills

think Interactive

THINK Interactive has helped brands create value through digital channels since 1994. A private company in Atlanta, Georgia, THINK provides a full range of digital marketing, media, mobile, and experience design services to companies of progressive and new ones created Fortune 500 executives.

About Echo Visualization

echo visualization is an award-winning Atlanta-bound market, the creation of digital experiences. far beyond the expectations of customers Strongly rooted in best practices and innovation, has EchoViz. Has a long history of excellence in terms of user experience, digital media, design and implementation, animation, interaction and product-based experiences

Onsharp Presents Free Ebook, How to Enhance Your Internet Presence with Social Media

Fargo, ND – 26 October 2012

In today’s business world, social media has evolved from a powerful communication tool to an important marketing channel. Onsharp HubSpot and understand the importance of using social media as an integral part of internet marketing and present a free downloadable eBook, like your Internet strategy with Social Media Enhance.

social media can be overwhelming. With so many different social media platforms are, it’s hard to know where to put your efforts and energy. The eBook will show and explain how to best. With the most popular social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube

Your Internet Presence with Social Media Enhance provides the reader with the basic principles and steps to obtain profiles, create schedules, assign tasks and much more. Onsharps online marketing team determines that. Using social media to drive traffic to your website and to draw new leads is an incredibly important part of a sound marketing mix and should not be overlooked

To download the eBook, please visit For more information on Onsharp and other inbound marketing techniques, please visit our website

Onsharp is an interactive agency, architects, builds and supports Web-based solutions. We are excited about technology, but not just because we think it’s cool. We are experts at helping companies understand how new technologies and trends can help them meet customer demand while improving productivity. Onsharp committed to the success of everyone’s lives, businesses and communities to serve, create it. For more information on Onsharp, please visit or call toll free at 1.866.ONSHARP.

Ohio Interactive Awards Presented to Top Digital, Interactive Talent

Columbus, OH – 27 October 2012

individuals, agencies and companies were recognized in Ohio last night, as the States. Top digital and interactive talent at the 2012 Ohio Interactive Awards at the Ohio State University’s Ohio Union in Columbus A total of 14 prizes were awarded in the following categories:


Care Works and Redemtech won two awards in this category for the Best Integrated Campaign and Best communication campaign planning and insight.
Oxiem won two awards in this category, best brand response campaign and best video and rich media campaign.
TRIAD, best mobile campaign.
. MJ2 Marketing and Communication Type (two winners), the best social media campaign

sectors / industries:

Base type, best campaign for a charity / not-for-profit.
Minds On, best consumer campaign.
Oxiem, best campaign for an educational institution.
TRIAD and dynamite (two winners), the best of health and wellness campaign.
. Adept Marketing, Best Retail / E-Commerce / Online Marketplace campaign

Thought Leadership:

Heather Whaling, president of Give Communication, Interactive Professional of the Year.
Oxiem, Interactive Agency of the Year.
Venue Lakes Innovation Game Changer.

A jury of marketing industry leaders who work with and put together Fortune 500 companies and some of the world’s most recognizable brands, voted more than 70 items on a 5-point scale in four areas: challenges, strategy, goals and results.

Monica Day, traffic and entertainment reporter for NBC 4 in Columbus, as the emcee for the evening program served while Jeff tube, vice president of marketing at ExactTarget served as the keynote speaker discussing the latest trends and what’s next in the coming year.

sponsors of the 2012 Ohio Interactive Awards include founding sponsors, team builder and search boiler Communications, website sponsors, media and Acappella ExactTarget; Networking Hour sponsor C.Trac;. and Promotional Sponsor Adobe

founded in 2009 to celebrate, recognize the Ohio Interactive Awards and Ohio produces creative talent and the exceptional work of the digital and interactive community. For more information about the awards find.

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Central Ohio Agency Honored At 2012 Ohio Interactive Awards

Columbus, Ohio – 30 October 2012

Oxiem an interactively-inspired integrated marketing agency, the Ohio Interactive Agency of the Year at the Ohio Interactive Awards on Thursday, 25 October. The agency also got three wins in the individual categories for outstanding client work at the annual award ceremony.

were very honored to have been named Ohio Interactive Agency of the Year, said Oxiem Co-Founder and Brand / Strategy Director John Fimiani. He made a tribute to the great work of our team and would be possible without huge companies and organizations were privileged to have as customers.

Oxiem rounded their profits through the adoption of the Ohio Interactive Award for Best Brand Campaign for Response Time Twenty First Century Communications First Alert product launch. First Alert is a mass notification system for organizations. Oxiem won because the First Alert campaign was the most innovative and effective use of digital and interactive channels to build brand awareness.

Oxiem took an Ohio Interactive Award (Educational Institution Category) for the Urbana University website. The student-themed design with elements reminiscent of the school colors and mascot Blue Knight infused taught school spirit throughout the site, while maintaining a user-friendly interface.

of video and rich media category Oxiem won the Ohio Interactive Award for Shop Smith Mark 7 Interactive Product Demonstration Video Widget. Shop Smith, a U.S. manufacturer of tools for woodworking is used by millions of home craftsman. Oxiem created the Demo Center to the Mark Mark 7s unique ability to transform easily into seven different tools for woodworking.

were grateful for the recognition and proud of our team, said Bill Sterzenbach, Oxiem Co-founder and Director of Technology. Each of these projects provides excellent client partner for Oxiem, so we use the latest technologies and concepts in design.

the Ohio Interactive Awards:

The Ohio Interactive Awards are an annual program that recognizes and celebrates juried competition by the creative talent and the exceptional work of our interactive marketing community produces. Learn more at


Oxiem Brand Interactions:

Oxiem is an interactive-inspired, integrated marketing agency that drives brand interactions to help build client success. Oxiem focuses on building brand experiences for companies and organizations large and small in sectors including B2B, education, health, destination tourism, consumer brands and the public sector. Oxiems features include branding, web / mobile website development, search, content marketing, social media / PR and strategy / research.

With offices in Columbus, Springfield, Cleveland and Dayton, Ohio, our team includes 20 full-time professionals and seven external specialists who focus their unique marketing talents to orchestrate every element of effective marketing. This mix of services and capabilities maximizes pre-click and post on web marketing effectiveness. Learn more at

Brightline Interactive Awarded Two Davey Awards

New York, NY – 30 October 2012

Brightline Interactive is proud to announce the addition of two Davey Awards for his work in interactive experiences. The company has a Gold Davey created an experience for Capital One by IMG College (Turner Sports) and Spot The Difference, and created a silver Davey for an iPad app for PepsiMAX via Team Epic. Both experiences, use touchscreens and were at major sporting and entertainment events.

Brightline is a leader in the development of touch, gesture and sensor experience. The Gold and Silver Davey Awards join a wide range of industry awards earned by the Agency, including Addy, Telly, Webby Awards and Omni.


team BrightLine continue and deliver outstanding digital experiences, began to engage the consumer and lasting brand impressions messaging Erik ward, CEO of Brightline Interactive. Spot The Difference and our PepsiMAX trivia app are good examples for our team in command of the creation of multi-screen as part of the overall marketing campaign for internationally recognized brands experience.

In the past eight years has led to a ward BrightLine the nations leading digital experiential marketing production houses become. He has won several marketing awards in many industry publications were characterized. For more information about Bright Line, follow them on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, or see

About the Davey Awards

David defeated the giant Goliath with a big idea and a little rock – the sort of thing small firms do each year. The annual International Davey Awards honors the achievements of the “Creative Davids” who. Their strength from big ideas, rather than stratospheric budgets The Davey Awards are for smaller organizations, but the judges have big reputations. The Davey is sanctioned and of the International Academy of Visual Arts, invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals judged the “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising and marketing firms.

About Brightline Interactive

Brightline Interactive is an award winning, multi-discipline digital services agency that provides creative solutions for web, mobile and experiential learning environments. Based in Alexandria, Virginia, Brightline develops and delivers branded solutions for both the public and private sectors by blending creativity and know-how of all media and technology.

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LFI Staff Presents to Digital Non-Conference

1st – November 2012

If the best digital thinkers in the Ohio Valley region came together on October 23 to 24 for the annual Digital Non-Conference, it was no surprise that two members of the NFI were employees selected for non-participants to . showcase And Vice President of Media + Marketing and Christy Belden Public Relations and Social Media Strategist Sarah Pritts were ready to deliver.

Both NFI experts on digital trends being presented high visibility. Pritts presentation, Social Media: Method About Madness, focused on the need for strategic thinking in social media execution. Pritts also discussed the advantages of the use of traditional PR strategy to the social media landscape.

Belden’s presentation, Think Mobile Marketing Trends Solomon gave the participants an insight into the use of social media, location-based media, and mobile devices to effectively engage and communicate with customers. Belden also explained the opportunities companies have location-based social media networks to connect on a one-to-one basis with their clients.

presentation at the Digital Non-Conference was a great experience for Sarah and I said Belden. It was great to speak alongside such experienced and talented professionals. We hope to continue our relationship with the non-conference in the coming years.

Digital Non-Conference began in 2007, when the Cincinnati chapter of the American Advertising Federation hoped to illuminate the digital talent in the Cincinnati and Ohio Valley regions. Since then, the conference has grown. Keynote speakers during the two-day conference Jason Dailey took (Director Bing Evangelism), Jessica Rappaport (VP Marketing at EW Scripps), David Payne (Chief Digital Officer at Gannett Co.), and Dan Reynolds (Creative Director, Media Design at Landor in Cincinnati) . Pritts and Belden during two of the events break out sessions, focused on social media and mobile marketing.


members of LFI Media + Marketing team also attended the conference, breakout sessions that include Pinterest strategy development, monetization of social media and the integration of social media visit to the existing sales and marketing strategies.

About LeapFrog Interactive
Established in 1999, LeapFrog Interactive Agency is a full-service digital agency offering a series of guidelines on customer needs and enhance strategic capabilities. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, with offices in Cincinnati and Boston offers LFI clients access to capabilities in SEO, PPC, Social Media, Email Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Display Media, Media Buying / Planning, Digital Design, CMS, website development, research and analytics. Customers include the world renowned name in the Consumer Retail, Fashion + Entertainment, Financial Services, Healthcare, B2B, Food + Beverage, and training. For more information, please visit

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Onsharp Presents Guide to Internet Marketing

Fargo, ND – 2 November 2012

The concept of internet marketing may seem overwhelming, but by eliminating one step at a time, companies can succeed in generating quality results. Onsharp looking forward to our free eBook entitled The Essential Step-by-Step Guide to Internet Marketing, presented by introducing Onsharp and HubSpot.

Internet marketing is not going anywhere, but some companies are still not a solid online marketing strategy. The comprehensive guide covers topics such as keyword strategy, SEO, blogging, social media, lead generation, and much more to help generate quality visitors, prospects, leads and results.

The guide is the perfect solution for those who are just starting to use internet marketing or even update their current practices. By establishing long-term and short-term goals with the help of The Essential Step-by-Step Guide to Internet Marketing Company can begin to improve the quality practices that achieve an improvement in the overall marketing plan and implement growth.

To visit the free ebook, For more information about Internet marketing, please visit

Onsharp is an interactive agency, architects, builds and supports Web-based solutions. We are excited about technology, but not just because we think it’s cool. We are experts at helping companies understand how new technologies and trends can help them meet customer demand while improving productivity. Onsharp committed to the success of everyone’s lives, businesses and communities to serve, create it. For more information on Onsharp, please visit or call toll free at 1.866.ONSHARP.

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