Das IronGeek to Crown The Geekiest at SXSW Tuesday March 15, 2011

Austin, TX, (PRWEB) January 18, 2011

In just under two months, when over 30,000 attendees come to Austin for the Interactive portion of the famous SXSW conference, there will be a new event to watch: Das IronGeek. To be held Tuesday, March 15, 2011, Das IronGeek puts competitors through a series of challenges. But in this case, the competitors are among the 1,500 press and bloggers influencers who attend SXSW, and the challenges come from a few of the 200+ companies exhibiting at the SXSW tradeshow.

The challenges are designed to be technology-related activities, things a geek would ideally know how to do and do well.

For the 2011 Das IronGeek, competitions to date include:

Managing Health Care Expenses in Retirement: What Baby Boomers Need to Know About Medicare and Long-Term Care

Managing Health Care Expenses in Retirement: What Baby Boomers Need to Know About Medicare and Long-Term Care
Event on 2013-06-01 11:00:00
Managing Health Care Expenses in Retirement: What Baby Boomers Need to Know About Medicare and Long-Term Care

Finances – Lecture/Discussion

Saturday, June 1, 2013
11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Southwest Branch Library
3665 Cascade Road, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30331
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Learn the answers to your questions: When do I need to sign up for Medicare? How does the enrollment periods workand what you need to do to avoid late-enrollment penalties? What does Medicare cover? How much does it cost? How much can I expect to pay in health care cost after enrolling in Medicare? Will I need other insurance? How does Medicare work with private insurance to provide comprehensive coverage? What about long-term care? Why must I plan for higher health casts in retirement-including the possibility of needing long-term care?
Why most people pay too much excess for private insurance and how you can avoid excess costs. Workshop presented by Elbert C. McWilliams, CFP®, CHFC

Suggested Audiences: College, Adult, Elders

E-mail: comments@co.fulton.ga.us

Last Modified: April 11, 2013 at 10:55 AM

at Atlanta Fulton Public Library System – Southwest Branch
3665 Cascade Road
Atlanta, United States

Lawyers In The Library Series-Expungement

Lawyers In The Library Series-Expungement
Event on 2013-03-27 17:00:00
Lawyers In The Library Series-Expungement

Education – Class/Workshop

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
5:00 PM-6:00 PM

College Park Branch Library
College Park Library Meeting Room
3647 Main Street
College Park, GA 30337
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Expungement in Georgia means that criminal history record information will be restricted from a person's criminal history. Join us and find out more with Lawyers in the library. RESERVATION REQUESTED!!!

Cost: All programs are free and open to the public!

Sponsored by: AVLF

Suggested Audiences: High School, College, Adult, Elders

E-mail: comments@co.fulton.ga.us
Phone: 404 762-4060

Last Modified: February 6, 2013 at 3:35 PM

at Atlanta Fulton Public Library System – College Park Branch
3647 Main Street
Atlanta, United States

Greystripe Launches Geo-Targeted Local Mobile Advertising with MNI

San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011

Today leading independent mobile advertising network, Greystripe, announced a strategic partnership with Media Networks, Inc. (a Time Inc. Company), the leader in geo- and demo-targeted marketing, to attack the burgeoning mobile local ad market.

Through this strategic partnership, MNI clients in prominent advertising categories like automotive, education, insurance, and finance, will have access to Greystripes renowned mobile content and mobile ad formats, which include its full-screen Flash ads, delivered to iPhone and Android using Greystripes proprietary Lightning Technology.

MNI will expand the reach of its local and regional advertisers online campaigns to mobile, leveraging Greystripes network of thousands of mobile applications and websites, which have more than 30 million monthly unique visitors.

“Location is the ‘killer app’ for mobile advertising,” said Greg Sterling, senior analyst with Opus Research. “Being able to deliver visually rich, engaging ads to mobile consumers creates a great opportunity to influence both their immediate and longer-term purchase decisions.

This partnership will allow Greystripe and MNI to focus on this location-based sector of the growing mobile advertising sphere.

Greystripe is proud to partner with MNI. Together we will enable advertisers to reach local audiences on our broad network across mobile platforms, said Michael Chang, CEO of Greystripe. When we looked for a partner to attract the large, regional brand advertisers, MNI was a natural fit.

The local mobile ad sector in the U.S. is currently estimated to be worth $ 404 million, and its expected to grow 57% annually — to over $ 2 billion by 2014, according to a recent forecast by BIA/Kelsey.

We project mobile advertising to be a $ 1 billion market in 2011, and locally targeted ads will be the fastest growing segment of that pie, says Mike Boland, analyst and program director for BIA/Kelsey. Greystripes mobile ad platform will mobilize MNIs client campaigns, and let them reach target audiences where they are.

Our partnership with Greystripe will enable our clients to easily reach consumers on the one indispensable tool that goes wherever they go, said Rob Reif, President of MNI. Greystripes wide cross-platform reach and engaging ad formats make them a great partner to help marketers stand out and get noticed with local messaging.

About Greystripe

Greystripe is the world’s leading independent mobile advertising network. Greystripe delivers the highest engagement for advertisers, the maximum revenue for publishers and app developers, and the best ad experience for users across all major mobile platforms, reaching tens of millions of mobile users. Greystripe’s proprietary advertising platform currently serves ads into more than 2,500 application titles and mobile websites, supporting over 1,400 handset models globally.

Greystripe was named the MOBI Awards Best Mobile Rich Media Network in 2010, E-Tech CTIA award winner for the Mobile Marketing/Mobile Advertising category in 2009, AlwaysOn OnMedia 100 winner in 2009, AlwaysOn Global 100 winner in 2008, Red Herring Global 100 winner in 2007 and the Under the Radar Best in Show: Mobility winner in 2006.

For more information, please visit: http://www.greystripe.com.

About MNI

The leader in target market advertising for more than 40 years, MNI (http://www.mni.com) has relationships with premier print, online, and mobile publishers. These relationships give marketers the ability to advertise in acclaimed national magazines, leading websites, and on top-ranked mobile sites on a ZIP code-specific basis. By partnering with celebrated publishers like Hearst, Hachette Filipacchi, and Meredith Publishing Group, as well as trusted digital content providers like iVillage, About.com, and MapQuest, MNI connects with consumers both demographically and geographically, providing maximum reach without waste. MNI is a division of Time Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Time Warner, Inc., the worlds leading media and entertainment company.

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