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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.


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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 http://www.BayshoreSolutions.com.

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Carol Morgan Wins Chairman of the Year Award

Atlanta. GA – 26 November 2012

Carol Morgan, managing partner of marketing RELEVANCE won recently the Chairman of the Year Award at the 32nd OBIE Awards. The Obie Awards, which are presented annually by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association to recognize outstanding achievements in the local home building industry.

The Chairman of the Year Award recognizes outstanding leadership at the level of the Council. The award recognizes achievements in the fields of education and membership development within the municipal council.

Carol of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association came in 2003 and was an active participant ever since. She was the chairman of the SMC (2012), a member of the Sales and Marketing Council and the 50 + Council, most recently in the formation of the local Professional Woman in Building (PWB) of the Council, which is currently 63 members and is one of the instrumental largest chapters of the country.

commitment Besides Carols local HBA, she is also involved in the National Association of Home Builders Professional Women in Building Council as a regional trustee, a trustee of the Institute of Residential Marketing and the National Sales and Marketing Council.

Carol has spoken at a number of exhibitions, including the International Builders Show, and 21 Century Building Show and Expo. She speaks frequently on Sales and Marketing Council and PR groups and teaches social media seminars at builders associations around the country.

author of the bestselling books Builder Social Media for Home Builders 2.0 Carol Morgan has been blogging was cool long before blogging. She is the visionary behind the award-winning and nationally-place http://www.AtlantaRealEstateForum.com, Atlanta’s most popular real estate blog. Your launch of the website in 2006 was truly visionary and led the new media movement in Atlanta new homes market.

With more than 20 years of public relations experience, Carol even when traveling for real estate and construction products public relations and social media has established. Carol is managing partner of mRELEVANCE, LLC, a marketing, communications and interactive agency with offices in Atlanta and Chicago. In fact, in the last few years their clients have won numerous Obie Awards in many internet and social media categories.

When Carol is not focused on their customers and the support from the industry, she enjoys spending time with her son on the 20-acre farm, taking care of her three horses, two dogs, eight cats, four goats, a donkey , a turtle and a large rabbit.

About the Obie Awards: The OBIE Awards began in 1980 and over the years have grown and now consists of more than 100 building, remodeling, marketing and personal achievement categories in which to enter. The OBIE Awards, named after the obelisk shape of the actual award is the most prestigious prize in the new home construction industry. Awards will recognize excellence in new home construction, marketing, remodeling and personal achievement categories. The Sales and Marketing Council of the HBA presents the annual OBIE Awards every November. OBIE award winners stand out among their peers and be recognized for their outstanding achievements.

About Marketing LLC RELEVANCE: creating marketing RELEVANCE relevant marketing and communications, to reach the target groups through focused and strategic messages. Through technology and creative content, messages to target markets to promote customer action and interaction.

With offices in Atlanta and Chicago, marketing RELEVANCE can connect your company with buyers and build relevant relationships nationwide. For more information, visit http://www.mRELEVANCE.com, Like us on Facebook at http://www.Facebook.com/mRELEVANCE, Follow us on Twitter at @ mRELEVANCE or call 770-383-3360 or 847-259 -7312.

LeapFrog Interactive Awards Bad Girl Ventures The Honorary Non-Profit Of The Year

Louisville, KY – 19 December 2012

Bad Girl Ventures, entrepreneurial women with the tools they need to help arm them succeed in today’s ever changing world, is excited, the Interactive 2013 Non-Profit of the Year title reception by LeapFrog . The one-year contract with the BGV poor marketing tools they need to thrive on-and off-line.


has a digital agency and Bad Girl Venture Partners, LeapFrog Interactive been a tremendous asset to our internal employees, and all participating students, said Corey Drushal, Director at Bad Girl Ventures. We’ve worked with them to help in many capacities, bring knowledge to our students in their various fields. Now they are helping us to re-frame and reposition our brand, were enthusiastic.

donates Now in its second year, LeapFrog Interactive $ 250,000 worth of pro-bono work for the brand direction, creative services, a new website and a mobile site for the selected non-profit.

this program began to help as a way to bring our most valuable asset, our passion to different groups that we might otherwise not have the opportunity to work with, said Daniel Knapp, President of LeapFrog Interactive. Bad Girl Ventures is a group of women who have an immense passion for their brand and their vision. We hope through our donated time and services we are able to further consolidate Bad Girl Ventures as a powerful ally for women entrepreneurs.

The donation of time and services include Brand Direction & Identity documentation, creative services for marketing materials, new Website Creative and Development, and a mobile site.

About Bad Girl Ventures

Bad Girl Ventures (BGV) is an education and micro-finance organization that inspire and support women entrepreneurs in all key elements of their business. BGV can build entrepreneurs and maintain well-managed, profitable company through consulting, education and access to capital. For more information, please visit http://www.badgirlventures.com.

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 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 http://www.leapfroginteractive.com.

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