Entries by Melinda Hudgins Noblitt

Why going ‘Glocal’ with your Social Media Marketing is an undeniable necessity

By Jordan Watkins, NAMA Blogger | 2.22.17 Platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and even Snapchat are no longer simply means of staying in touch with friends. A carefully-tailored online presence across various social media platforms is now essential to any successful marketing campaign or branding strategy. Establishing a social media presence gives your brand a humanly-relatable personality […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Tim Earnhart

Tim Earnhart Founder/CEO of Werkshop Branding NAMA Board Member, Chair of Entertainment & Sports Marketing SIG What prompted you to join NAMA? I re-joined NAMA in 2014 as a board member. However, our company had been a member since 2008. NAMA is a great place to find industry thought leadership, networking opportunities, potential business, and […]

Introducing NAMA’s new Entertainment & Sports Marketing Special Interest Group!

By Stephanie Protz, Guest Blogger | 1.24.17 NAMA’s newest Entertainment & Sports Marketing Special Interest Group (SIG) was created to promote and support the marketing profession within the entertainment and sports industry in the Nashville area. It is our goal to present programs that facilitate the highest level of marketing excellence to serve Nashville’s entertainment […]

Mayor Megan Barry’s Marketing Plan for 2017

By Chelsea Kallman, NAMA Blogger | 1.23.17 With a fresh year in front of us we decided it was time to get a unique marketing perspective – from the public sector. I spoke with Sean Braisted, Press Secretary for Mayor Megan Barry, to find out how our mayor plans to market Nashville in 2017. A […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Stone

Karen Stone Director of Marketing, Amplion Programming volunteer (2003-2004) Programming Chair (2004-2005) President Elect (2005-2006) President (2006-2007) Past President – CEA Award (2007-2008) AMA Professional Chapters Council (2008-2014) AMA Professional Chapters Council President (2011-2014) AMA National Audit and Finance Committee (2014-2016) What prompted you to join NAMA? I joined NAMA to quickly increase my marketing […]

The changing attitudes of consumerism in healthcare with Mark Lee Taylor

By Chuck Bryant, Relationary Marketing | 1.4.17 Healthcare in Nashville is a billion-dollar industry, but not all of what drives consumers’ medical decisions is based on what happens on the operating table or in the physician’s office. With more than 20 years under his belt, Mark Lee Taylor knows a thing or two about how […]

10 Steps to Create Successful Mobile Apps for Your Organization

By Sanjay Pathak, Guest Blogger   Welcome to the app world. While an online presence is still mandatory to be relevant in business, the landscape of how information is accessed – and how commerce is conducted online – has changed.   The desktop browser is no longer a leader; mobile devices are taking over. Most […]

Three Holiday Marketing Campaigns to Bring in the New Year

By Jordan Watkins, Guest Blogger For many, the holidays are an exciting time of the year spent with family while retelling old stories and making new memories. It is also an exciting time of year for the marketing industry as new and unique holiday marketing campaigns are launched and become popular topics of conversation among […]

Creating On-Brand Promotions in Your Small Business

By Chelsea Kallman, NAMA Blogger ‘Tis the season for finding a good deal. With the holidays over, most shoppers are finished buying gifts for others, which means now they’re shopping for themselves, and everyone wants to pay the best possible price. But what if your brand is considered luxury, craft, or indie? How can you […]