Monthly Archives: January 2009

Twitter helps KGMB9 deliver the news

Most reporters, newspapers, TV and radio stations have a Twitter account. Why would a media outlet use Twitter you may ask. KGMB9 thought it was time to explain. KGMB9 has used Twitter for the past nine months. According to a … Continue reading

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MySpace celebrates fifth anniversary, draws online ad revenues

The exploding popularity of free social networking sites is drawing online marketing dollars even in a down economy. This year MySpace celebrates its fifth anniversary with 130 million active monthly users worldwide. In the United States, MySpace is the most-viewed site on … Continue reading

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New media opens up new can of words

I recently completed a contract with a major online social networking site.  Let’s call them, “MyFace.”  MyFace, like all major players in Web 2.0, has diversified beyond a mere social networking tool to become a user’s hub for all their … Continue reading

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Hilo residents attend workshop to make sense of new media for business

Nearly 30 participants attended the Hilo workshop on Friday, Jan. 23, 2009 at Hawaii Community College, sponsored by High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC), Hawaii Island of Commerce and  National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). The two-hour session focused on how small businesses with limited resources can … Continue reading

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Birthing a Book: The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu

Kathryn Drury Wagner publishes her first book, The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu Continue reading

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Rotary Club of Honolulu Gets YouTubed

Reading is cool! Pass it on. That was the theme at the Rotary Club of Honolulu’s Palama Settlement new library project January 24-25.  Rotarians’ passion for literacy was a perfect match for the club’s latest service project constructing bookshelves and … Continue reading

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Use New Media Communication: Boost Your Business

Small businesses with limited resources can benefit from simple online strategies such as blogging, or participating in social networking sites (Twitter, Facebook, Linked In). High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) is partnering with Big Island groups to conduct a workshop about … Continue reading

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