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Business of the Month: Mixx

Mixx: Atlanta’s Premier Video Lounge1429B Piedmont Ave.Atlanta, GA As the name implies, a “mix” of all types of people gather at Mixx for relaxation in their three lounges o...
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6 must-know trends in advertising

As you plan where to spend advertising dollars for your business in 2012, here are six trends to consider presented by Daniel Kehrer, founder of BizBest.

1. 2012 looks like “The Year of Mobile:” Growth of mobile commerce has been nothing short of phenomenal. By next year, most of your customers will have a high-powered computer (which is to say, a mobile smart phone or similar device) in their pocket, purse or the palm of their hand every time they do business with you.

And make no mistake; the mobile explosion has huge implications for small and local businesses. The latest consumer research, for example, shows that over 30 million Americans now use their smart phone for some type of shopping-related activity. This creates important new opportunities for local business owners who get in the mobile game. Now is the time to find out about mobile solutions for your business.

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How to get the most from your advertising dollars

Used to be there were a handful of advertising venues for business owners- print, radio, TV and billboards. With the digital explosion there are now so many opportunities, including Facebook and Google, that it...
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GLAAD announces LGBT advertising award nominees

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) announced its Media Awards in Advertising nominees yesterday. This is the second year that GLAAD will celebrate inclusive advertisers.

The award categories include TV LGBT market, print and outdoor, print campaign in LGBT markets, interactive and social media campaigns. Nominees include Absolut Vodka, Levi Strauss, Progressive Insurance and Wells Fargo.