Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Fashion in the digital age: Luxury brands struggle to attract Internet generation

Millennials are attracted to Asheville.

I know of one major luxury brand in our area (Biltmore).

Millennial fashion and Biltmore?  Nope.


http://yahoonewsdigest-us.tumblr.com/post/145095368119/fashion-in-the-digital-age-luxury-brands-struggle

Asheville final homecoming stop of 5,600-mile Coast- to-Coast Clean Air Ride

Cleaner air and lower emissions... nice!
"On Monday, May 23 at the AutoGas Research & Technology Center, in Asheville, the vehicle arrived back to its home after traveling the country for the prior three weeks, spreading the word on cleaner air and lowering emissions. The event was hosted by the Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition, Alliance AutoGas and Blossman Gas."


http://www.vehicleservicepros.com/press_release/12213233/asheville-final-homecoming-stop-of-5600-mile-coast-to-coast-clean-air-ride

Sunday, May 29, 2016

A brand, a logo, a marketing image

Defining a brand strategy is important for our state, county, city, businesses, and even our personal brand.

Thanks to the gifted individuals that use technology to craft images, logos, and the associated marketing; Hendersonville NC appears to have a winning Tourism Development Authority (TDA) logo.



http://www.whkp.com/news/2557-another-new-logo-or-re-brand-for-hendersonville.html 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Loss of federal funds could cost state of NC 53,000 jobs in wake of HB2

"Tangible NC jobs and real dollars" are being sucked away!

A projection of 53,000 lost jobs will have a direct correlation to IT jobs.

Our NC Government needs to change this direction... FAST.



http://www.greensboro.com/news/local_news/loss-of-federal-funds-could-cost-state-jobs-in-wake/article_c236885c-f97b-5cad-b547-fb5cfc6c14cb.html

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The Seven Deadly Social Networks

With our responsibility in life to be good stewards of thy family, friends, and neighbors; also comes a responsibility to be genuine and authentic with social media.

Doe's "every crime against the divine will has its own corresponding digital brand."?

Are you, am I - a good steward of digital brands in Asheville, NC?  

Are we aware of our personal and professional digital brands?


The Facebook News Scandal Explained

What is the conservative news in Asheville?  Is it communicated on Facebook?

My suspicion, yes; only if you and your readers understand how Facebook works.



http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/facebook-trending-news-curators_us_5730c2c8e4b096e9f092103c?