TOWNSVILLE – Top Tech Trends for 2014 and How To Keep Up!

TOWNSVILLE – Top Tech Trends for 2014 and How To Keep Up!
Event on 2014-02-11 17:30:00

Technology keeps changing and 2014 will be no different!  So what are the big trends predicted for technology, social media and being a digitally savvy business for 2014?

Come along to the free Top Tech Trends for 2014 with one of Australia's top social media experts, Zoe Wyatt and learn what she predicts will be the Top 10 Trends for 2014 that you MUST be aware of! During the seminar she will also present the opportunity to join our hugely popular Get Up To Speed Program. Over 600 business professionals from across Australia & New Zealand have already engaged in this 12 week online program with great results achieved. Read some of the testimonials here:

Make sure your business and your own skills are keeping up with what is required to succeed in business in the digital age. Join us for this informative and fun presentation.


Come along to this free event and enjoy:

  • Dynamic presentations from industry leaders (see bios)
  • Live demonstrations of new technologies
  • Coffee, tea and refreshments
  • The opportunity to network with other local businesses
  • Free consults – talk to the presenters before the event, in the break and afterwards!
  • Inspiration, information and innovative techniques to take home and try whether you join the program or not
  • The opportunity to ask questions

At the event you'll also hear from locals who have already moved into the digital age and had great success online as well as meet some business professionals that have already got up to speed!

Plese arrive at 5:30 for a 6pm start. Networking and light refreshments will take place from 5:30 – 5:50pm.



Zoe is a Social Media Marketing Specialist, Speaker, Trainer, Manager and Internet Entrepreneur, operating multiple businesses from her laptop while traveling the world. Born and bred in Townsville, today Zoe has a Twitter following in excess of 60,000, over 100,000 views of her training videos on YouTube plus thousands of friends on Facebook & Linkedin. Given this, it’s no wonder she was recently selected to attend the "10 for10" internet marketing training intensive in New York.
Zoe is the Social Media Specialist for The Creative Collective and will share her extensive experience of using Social Media Marketing to grow her own businesses to show program participants how to achieve social media success.


Whilst the event is free, bookings are essential. Secure your spot now to attend the information session.

NOTE – your attendance to this event does not secure a place on the program. To ensure yourself of a place on the program, we recommend you register without delay at An early bird special applies until 31st January 2014

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Townsville, Australia

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Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014

Dominion Dealer Solutions, industry leader in equity data mining, automotive marketing, CRM, lead generation, reputation and inventory management, and a division of Dominion Enterprises, today released a new geo-location mapping tool for its equity mining solution, DealActivator.

Viewing the physical location of the dealerships existing sales and service customers, along with key customer information on a zoomable map, provides an easy-to-grasp, visual link between equity mining, current customers and targeted marketing opportunities, noted Alan Andreu, general product manager of equity solutions for Dominion Dealer Solutions.

This innovative blend of technologies lets automotive dealers and their sales team build campaigns using an interactive map canvas. This visual mapping enables dealerships to selectively target customers. Not only does the tool identify groups and individual customers, it succinctly displays high-level customer information. Original deal details, such as payments remaining, service and maintenance contract information, and current mileage, are now visible within DealActivators mapping tool.

Equity mining campaigns are created using graphical power. Dealers can focus on geographic concentrations of particular types of customer profiles within a local market. This, in turn, allows dealerships to create highly targeted marketing campaigns for that particular customer profile. Simply clicking on the map enables dealers to view existing customer distribution or pertinent information on a single customer, as well as set search parameters. Customer searches can be refined by drawing lines on the map.

Andreu added, In todays economy, dealers need every advantage they can get. By harnessing the power of visual mapping and combining it with the power of DealActivator, were able to take search results from the traditional list environment and fluidly present them in a dynamic manner. This identifies and deploys access to solid equity marketing opportunities more easily than ever.

DealActivator provides competitive advantages for dealerships by harvesting current customers from the DMS, creating new sales initiatives (including opportunities from the service drive), and then delivering the best possible prospects back to the dealership. The new mapping overlay feature provides a visually appealing way to view customer opportunities. DealActivator also utilizes automated multichannel messaging to connect with the dealerships best opportunities, sending pre-qualified buyers directly to the showroom.

About Dominion Dealer Solutions

Dominion Dealer Solutions helps car dealers attract, retain, and service customers for life. Dominion Dealer Solutions’ marketing performance system includes: lead generation, mobile apps, reputation management solutions, web-based customer relationship and lead management tools; custom digital marketing tools including responsive websites, SEO, SEM, digital advertising, specialized data aggregation; and inventory management analytics including market reports. Every OEM and more than 60 percent of auto dealers nationwide utilize the Dominion Dealer Solutions’ technologies to solve their marketing challenges. For more information, visit our website, like us on Facebook, Pinterest or YouTube, or follow us on Twitter.

About Dominion Enterprises

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Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014

Allen Media Strategies has been selected for the 2013 Best of Reston Award in the Public Relations Firm category by the Reston Award Program.

Each year, the Reston Award Program identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Reston area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2013 Reston Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Reston Award Program and data provided by third parties.

Burke Allen, President and CEO of Allen Media Strategies, was beyond honored to receive the award. “Our team deeply appreciates this award and the Reston Award Program for their work and recognition. Each of our employees works hard to deliver our best quality work to every single client and affiliate we encounter. This award recognizes that hard work and the Reston Award Program is generous to dedicate it to Allen Media Strategies.”

To find out more about Burke and his team, you can visit the Allen Media Strategies website at, follow them on Twitter at @BurkeAllen, and find them on Facebook by searching Allen Media Strategies.

About Reston Award Program

The Reston Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Reston area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Reston Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Reston Award Program


Reston Award Program

Email: PublicRelations(at)claimaward(dot)com


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Founded in 2011 on the philosophy that great audio experiences should fit in the palm of your hand and go everywhere you do, Felt Audio is quickly making a name for itself in the industry thanks to its cutting-edge Bluetooth devices that exhibit a unique balance of crystal-clear audio and compact portability. With the introduction of a brand new consumer electronics category, Nomadic Audio, at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the audio products engineer is clearly proving to be an innovator in its field.

lotus823 is thrilled about our new partnership with Felt Audio, a company with which we share a mutual passion for growing innovative technologies, said David Hernandez, Managing Partner at lotus823. Our agencys strength in increasing brand visibility through thoughtful campaigns and targeted search engine marketing, social media, and PR services will help Felt Audio gain the traction it needs to be a real game-changer in the industry.

About lotus823

lotus823 was founded in 2010 as a full-service integrated marketing agency. Combining creative genius, smart thinking and analytical acumen, the executive team at lotus823 developed a new communications model using a cross-platform approach to create an immersive experience for brands and their publics. By building powerful connections across multiple channels, the integrated agency delivers engaging business solutions with measurable results.

lotus823s work in the digital space was most recently recognized for its use of search engine optimization techniques when the integrated marketing agency was named a finalist for Best Use of SEO in PR Dailys inaugural Digital PR & Social Media Awards.

Connect with lotus823 on Twitter at and Facebook at

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Founded in 2011 on the philosophy that great audio experiences should fit in the palm of your hand and go everywhere you do, businessman and audiophile John Cataldo teamed up with industrial designer Mardis Bagley and engineer Dan Sullivan to create Felt Audio. As a pioneer in ultra-mobile audio products for active lifestyles, Felt Audio starts with the most advanced audio components and transforms them into devices that are wearable, attachable and pocketable. For more information, visit

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