Welcome!

API Journal Authors: Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Rishi Bhargava

Blog Feed Post

Workhouse Arts Center and SmartWeb Marketing Team Up to Win a Google Grant for Building Online Awareness

Lorton, VA, February 18, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Google has awarded a Google Grant to the Workhouse Arts Center, a 501c3 nonprofit arts center located in the historic former prison in Lorton, Virginia. SmartWeb Marketing, a Google AdWords consulting services firm, will manage the Google Grant, a $10,000 per month, in-kind advertising donation used to promote the Workhouse’s mission and initiatives on Google.com using Google AdWords.

The primary goal of the Google Grant is to build awareness for www.workhousearts.org where people can view upcoming events, register for classes and buy tickets for performing arts and films.

The Grant is used for advertising on Google’s search page and will link to the Workhouse Arts Center’s website. When people are searching Google for classes, exhibits, events, wedding venues, parties and entertainment, ads promoting the Workhouse will appear Ads on the right side column of a search page, and may also appear at the top of the page above the search results.

Bryanna Altman, Vice President of SmartWeb Marketing (www.getsmartwebmarketing.com ) and volunteer on the Steering Committee for the Friends of the Workhouse, teamed up with the Workhouse to secure the $10,000 per month, in-kind advertising donation that will be implemented over the next 12 months.

“The Workhouse Arts Center opened its doors in 2008 and provides extreme value in visual and performing arts, education and studio rentals. The more people in Northern Virginia that we can attract to the Workhouse, the better,” said Altman.

Altman’s company donated their services to help secure the grant and build an effective online advertising campaign with the help of Google’s Grant program. A vocal proponent for Arts, Altman recognized an opportunity for her business to get the word out on a much larger scale by using the power of the Internet and Google’s search engine to attract people to the Workhouse’s website.

Director of Marketing for the Workhouse Arts Center, Camela Speer notes that the website provides valuable information for patrons of the Workhouse. “We have an enormous amount of information on our web site where you can find out about upcoming arts exhibitions, buy tickets for a comedy show, our new 'Dinner and a Movie' series, a music or theatrical performance.”

Speer also recommends checking on the Workhouse’s vast educational class programs which include everything from guitar lessons to glass blowing classes and many popular fitness classes such as qigong, yoga and Pilates.

“We want everyone to know that in addition to the outstanding array of art galleries, open artist studios, and exhibitions such as Urban Decay 3, the Workhouse Arts Center is your escape to Arts and Entertainment. We want to become an important destination for education, fun and culture.”

About Workhouse Arts Center

The Workhouse Arts Center, a program of the Lorton Arts Foundation, aims to enrich the lives of all within its reach by creating a vibrant cultural community that fosters a diverse offering of arts, education, social, and entertainment experiences. Set on 55 acres of land in the former D.C. Workhouse, the Workhouse provides a home for more than 100 of the region’s finest professional and emerging artists, classes and arts education programs for people of all ages and artistic abilities, cooperative studios, performance and theatre venues, dedicated gallery and exhibition space, and event facilities. For more information, visit www.WorkhouseArts.org.

About SmartWeb Marketing

SmartWeb Marketing provides the technical expertise to businesses that are ready to grow by using proven Internet marketing strategies that will increase on-line visibility & website traffic, win customers and increase revenue. For more information, visit www.getsmartwebmarketing.com

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Google Grants, Qualifications and Certifications do not constitute an endorsement of SmartWeb Marketing or the Workhouse Arts Center by Google or any other firm.

Media contacts:

Workhouse Arts Center
Camela Speer, Director of Marketing
[email protected]
(703) 584-2973

SmartWeb Marketing
Bryanna Altman, Vice President
[email protected]
(571) 283-1983

Contact Information:
SmartWeb Marketing, LLC
Ralph Altman
(703) 672-0243
Contact via Email
www.GetSmartWebMarketing.com

Click here to read the full story: Workhouse Arts Center and SmartWeb Marketing Team Up to Win a Google Grant for Building Online Awareness

Press Release Distributed by PR.com

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By PR.com Newswire

PR.com is a unique website where companies can promote literally everything about their business and/or organization in a one-stop, all inclusive business marketplace. A cross between a public relations and advertising entity, PR.com is a directory of businesses, products and services, jobs and dynamic articles that include exclusive celebrity interviews. In addition, PR.com is one of the most effective and widely used press release distribution services on the Internet. With a full PR.com company profile, each business listed on PR.com has a powerful means by which to generate quality leads as well as gain worldwide and local exposure for all of their products, services and other business information. PR.com offers the best advantages of the Internet on one website.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Just over a week ago I received a long and loud sustained applause for a presentation I delivered at this year’s Cloud Expo in Santa Clara. I was extremely pleased with the turnout and had some very good conversations with many of the attendees. Over the next few days I had many more meaningful conversations and was not only happy with the results but also learned a few new things. Here is everything I learned in those three days distilled into three short points.
In this strange new world where more and more power is drawn from business technology, companies are effectively straddling two paths on the road to innovation and transformation into digital enterprises. The first path is the heritage trail – with “legacy” technology forming the background. Here, extant technologies are transformed by core IT teams to provide more API-driven approaches. Legacy systems can restrict companies that are transitioning into digital enterprises. To truly become a lea...
Why do your mobile transformations need to happen today? Mobile is the strategy that enterprise transformation centers on to drive customer engagement. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Roger Woods, Director, Mobile Product & Strategy – Adobe Marketing Cloud, covered key IoT and mobile trends that are forcing mobile transformation, key components of a solid mobile strategy and explored how brands are effectively driving mobile change throughout the enterprise.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Roundee / LinearHub will exhibit at the WebRTC Summit at @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. LinearHub provides Roundee Service, a smart platform for enterprise video conferencing with enhanced features such as automatic recording and transcription service. Slack users can integrate Roundee to their team via Slack’s App Directory, and '/roundee' command lets your video conference ...
24Notion is full-service global creative digital marketing, technology and lifestyle agency that combines strategic ideas with customized tactical execution. With a broad understand of the art of traditional marketing, new media, communications and social influence, 24Notion uniquely understands how to connect your brand strategy with the right consumer. 24Notion ranked #12 on Corporate Social Responsibility - Book of List.
Web Real-Time Communication APIs have quickly revolutionized what browsers are capable of. In addition to video and audio streams, we can now bi-directionally send arbitrary data over WebRTC's PeerConnection Data Channels. With the advent of Progressive Web Apps and new hardware APIs such as WebBluetooh and WebUSB, we can finally enable users to stitch together the Internet of Things directly from their browsers while communicating privately and securely in a decentralized way.
"My role is working with customers, helping them go through this digital transformation. I spend a lot of time talking to banks, big industries, manufacturers working through how they are integrating and transforming their IT platforms and moving them forward," explained William Morrish, General Manager Product Sales at Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, wh...
Adobe is changing the world though digital experiences. Adobe helps customers develop and deliver high-impact experiences that differentiate brands, build loyalty, and drive revenue across every screen, including smartphones, computers, tablets and TVs. Adobe content solutions are used daily by millions of companies worldwide-from publishers and broadcasters, to enterprises, marketing agencies and household-name brands. Building on its established design leadership, Adobe enables customers not o...
What are the new priorities for the connected business? First: businesses need to think differently about the types of connections they will need to make – these span well beyond the traditional app to app into more modern forms of integration including SaaS integrations, mobile integrations, APIs, device integration and Big Data integration. It’s important these are unified together vs. doing them all piecemeal. Second, these types of connections need to be simple to design, adapt and configure...
What happens when the different parts of a vehicle become smarter than the vehicle itself? As we move toward the era of smart everything, hundreds of entities in a vehicle that communicate with each other, the vehicle and external systems create a need for identity orchestration so that all entities work as a conglomerate. Much like an orchestra without a conductor, without the ability to secure, control, and connect the link between a vehicle’s head unit, devices, and systems and to manage the ...
The Jevons Paradox suggests that when technological advances increase efficiency of a resource, it results in an overall increase in consumption. Writing on the increased use of coal as a result of technological improvements, 19th-century economist William Stanley Jevons found that these improvements led to the development of new ways to utilize coal. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Thiele, Chief Strategy Officer for Apcera, will compare the Jevons Paradox to modern-day enterprise IT, e...
Major trends and emerging technologies – from virtual reality and IoT, to Big Data and algorithms – are helping organizations innovate in the digital era. However, to create real business value, IT must think beyond the ‘what’ of digital transformation to the ‘how’ to harness emerging trends, innovation and disruption. Architecture is the key that underpins and ties all these efforts together. In the digital age, it’s important to invest in architecture, extend the enterprise footprint to the cl...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data protection and information management, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management solutions, helping companies worldwide activate their data to drive more value and business insight and to transform moder...
SYS-CON Events has announced today that Roger Strukhoff has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley. The 19th Cloud Expo and 6th @ThingsExpo will take place on November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. "The Internet of Things brings trillions of dollars of opportunity to developers and enterprise IT, no matter how you measure it," stated Roger Strukhoff. "More importantly, it leverages the power of devices and the Interne...
What does it look like when you have access to cloud infrastructure and platform under the same roof? Let’s talk about the different layers of Technology as a Service: who cares, what runs where, and how does it all fit together. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Lead Technology Evangelist at SoftLayer, an IBM company, spoke about the picture being painted by IBM Cloud and how the tools being crafted can help fill the gaps in your IT infrastructure.
Digital innovation is the next big wave of business transformation based on digital technologies of which IoT and Big Data are key components, For example: Business boundary innovation is a challenge to excavate third-party business value using IoT and BigData, like Nest Business structure innovation may propose re-building business structure from scratch, as Uber does in the taxicab industry The social model innovation is also a big challenge to the new social architecture with the design fr...
Data is an unusual currency; it is not restricted by the same transactional limitations as money or people. In fact, the more that you leverage your data across multiple business use cases, the more valuable it becomes to the organization. And the same can be said about the organization’s analytics. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Bill Schmarzo, CTO for the Big Data Practice at EMC, will introduce a methodology for capturing, enriching and sharing data (and analytics) across the organizati...
DevOps at Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long dev...
IoT offers a value of almost $4 trillion to the manufacturing industry through platforms that can improve margins, optimize operations & drive high performance work teams. By using IoT technologies as a foundation, manufacturing customers are integrating worker safety with manufacturing systems, driving deep collaboration and utilizing analytics to exponentially increased per-unit margins. However, as Benoit Lheureux, the VP for Research at Gartner points out, “IoT project implementers often ...