Visual marketing and communications: How to make photos and graphics

By Mike Stephenson With visual marketing and communications becoming dominant, more and more companies are focusing on the how to of incorporating visual content into their efforts to get their message out. “As we continue on in the next couple years, the need for visual storytelling is going to become greater …” Indiana University Health […]

Visual marketing and communication: It’s important to show your work

By Mike Stephenson Your Facebook feed is cluttered with photos, videos and graphics. Your attention constantly bounces from checking your Twitter feed to skimming your email to thumbing out a text-message reply. But what do you remember? What communication is breaking through? Increasingly, it’s visual marketing and communication. While studies show people remember 10 percent […]

Congratulations Marketer of the Year Winners!

Congratulations To The Winners! Pictures coming soon from this exciting event on March 23, 2016. Florida Hospital Tampa (Agency Partner Chappell Roberts) is awarded Marketer of the Year and winner of the Medical and Healthcare Marketing category!   Florida Hospital Tampa had an emergency room (ER) that was both physically and operationally dated. The physical space hindered the […]

1st AMA Tampa Bay Hall of Fame Award goes to…

The  AMA Tampa Bay’s first Hall of Fame Award goes to……. At the Marketer of the Year awards ceremony on March 23rd, the Publix marketing team will be honored as the inaugural winner of AMA Tampa Bay’s Hall of Fame. Publix Super Markets has a tradition of distinguishing themselves in the marketing community with campaigns […]

3 Notable Marketing Campaigns from January 2016

3 Notable Campaigns in January 2016! Below you will find three notable marketing campaigns that are in full swing this month! Each campaign is remarkable in its own way, but all three are using technology to gain more exposure. Personalizing Messages Toyota launched a new Facebook campaign that serves custom videos/messages to users based on their […]

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Facebook: Interactive Articles

Facebook’s Instant Articles provide publishers the opportunity to insert fast, interactive articles in Facebook news feeds.    Publishers like the New York Times, Buzzfeed, and National Geographic were some of the first to use this when it launched earlier this year.  However, there was some concern voiced by users upon launch. Now, Facebook listened to the […]

Storytelling Reinvented Through Video Marketing: Mad Bear Productions

Mad Bear is a video marketing and branding company that uses a mix of video and storytelling to artfully communicate a company’s message and create an emotional connection between a brand and its customers.   Storytelling for the Brand Storytelling is the art of pulling others into a new world. A skilled storyteller will captivate […]

Getting to Know AMA Tampa Bay’s New President Chris Bush

 Bush Believes that engagement with diverse membership and community will lay groundwork for the marketing industry in Tampa.   Chris’ Career Chris Bush, Director of National Integrated Media Sales at Valassis, is the newly elected President of AMA Tampa Bay and a five-year member. Bush has remained with Valassis for over 30 years and began […]

Meatloaf Rebranding Finale: How to Make Meatloaf More Exciting

  In attempt to help our buddy, American Meatloaf rebrand himself, we have looked at many beloved loaves around the world as exemplars in hopes that our Loaf will gain some inspiration from his foreign cousins. We have looked at loaves in England, Italy, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Iran, and the Philippines and, wow, did we […]

Get to Know the New Website

Our new website was built with you in mind. It’s interactive and was designed to help Bay Area marketers connect, learn, and grow. Here’s a simple overview of 10 different functions our new site has to offer to help you get the most out of it.   Member’s Only Area Did you know that you […]

Job Searching? Searching for Employees? Here are the top 6 Reasons why our new job Board Rocks!

Are you job searching? Have you heard about our Job board? The job board is a crucial step in the AMA Tampa Bay’s rebranding process. If you haven’t heard about our chapter’s ongoing transformation, you probably need to change your Internet provider.  Since early March, we’ve slowly been introducing you to the new logo in […]

New AMA Tampa Bay Job Board

Along with the launch of our new branding and website redesign, AMA Tampa Bay is proud to announce we’ve also revamped our Chapter’s Job Board – making it easier-than-ever for local job seekers and employers to connect.   Our Job Board is now optimized for mobile devices and uses a best-in-class infrastructure, improving overall speed […]