- Should KLM have let the public know that Sherlock wasn't real?
KLM Airlines' Lost & Found Dog Is a Fake Marketing Stunt
As it turns out, the "lost and found dog" that appeared in an adorable KLM Airlines video is not an actual service the company provides.
- PRSSA Husson/Nescom meets today at 2:30 in room 216 in the Meeting House. Stop by if you can!
- Want to see what it is like to pitch your idea? At the Big Gig, three pre-selected pitchers deliver a three-to-five minute pitch (no handouts or PowerPoint slides) about a Big Idea.
Tonight's pitchers are:
Emma Wilson, Zeomatrix, LLC
Ed Brazee, BoomerTECH Adventures
Elizabeth Chabe, High Touch Group
Each pitcher receives constructive feedback from our panel of local Big Wigs, but ultimately, it's the audience who decides the winner of the night! Tonight's Big Wigs are:
Brian Rahill, Rainstorm Consulting
Stephanie Welcomer, Maine Business School
Jeff Spaulding, Eaton Peabody
The winner of the evening walks away with a CASH prize of $250, plus a chance to compete at the Big Gig Finale for the $1,500 grand prize.The Big Gig is tonight 5:30-7:00 at University Credit Union Corporate Headquarters on the Corner of Bennoch Road and Main Street in Orono.
- Give blood at the Furman today.
- PRSSA Husson/Nescom we will be having an introductory meeting for everyone interested in being a part of PRSSA this year! It is in Meeting House 216 at 3:30. Hope to see you there!
- Quick read for today.
The 5 Biggest Mistakes I See on Resumes, and How to Correct Them
I've sent out hundreds of resumes over my career, applying for just about every kind of job. I've personally reviewed more than 20,000 resumes. And at Google we sometimes get more than 50,000 resumes
- Conversations at the Dyke Center – Dennis Lewin
featured on September 17, 2014
Start Time at 11am at the Dyke Center for Family Business
Mr. Lewin had a long and distinguished career with ABC Sports and the National Football League from 1966-2006 and currently serves on the International of Board of Directors of Little League Baseball & Softball. During his 30 years at ABC Sports (1966-1996), he produced such shows as Monday Night Football, the World Series and was part of the production team at 8 Olympic Games. He was personally honored with 13 Emmy Awards and, in 1986, he became Senior Vice President, Production, ABC Sports.
After leaving ABC Sports he joined the National Football League where he was Senior Vice President of Broadcasting. In that capacity, he was responsible for managing the relationship with the League's broadcasting partners and was also responsible for overseeing the creation of the League's annual playing schedule.
Mr. Lewin was the first graduate of the Little League Baseball program to be named Chairman of the Board of Directors of Little League Baseball International. He served in that capacity from 2007-2012 and remains a member of the organization’s board.
- Got an idea? Share it on Friday night and by Sunday evening you might win the prize package to make it happen.
Startup Weekend | September 19th, 2014 | Maine | UP Global Startup Communities
Attend Startup Weekend on September 19th, 2014 in Maine. Learn to build a startup by being an entrepreneur!
- Here's a competition happening this semester.
Collegiate ECHO | Marketing Programs | Student Programs | Marketing EDGE
The Collegiate ECHO Marketing Challenge offers students a chance to create a business marketing plan. Marketing EDGE hosts marketing programs for college students.
Marketing CommunicationsAs of Fall 2014, Media Studies will have a name change to Mass Communications
Marketing Communication is the coordination of companies' communication and marketing programs to create a consistent image and position in the marketplace. The program teaches students countless ways to communicate with multiple and diverse audiences.
This interdisciplinary program includes courses in marketing, advertising, public relations, graphic design, social media, and market research. Elective courses consist of video production, web design, digital photography, search engine optimization and business. Practical preparation allows students to work with actual clients to develop promotional campaigns, logos, posters, and advertisements to promote goods and services. Students can join Public Relations Student Society of America a national organization that offers conferences, internships, and jobs.
Students complete the program with a customized toolbox of communication skills and a professional portfolio that will allow them to pursue careers as advertising account managers, digital media strategists, engagement coordinators, public relations specialists, marketing associates, and social media directors.
Graduates have found that the diversity of the program has allowed them to be more marketable. They are able to open their own agency, be a one-person operation in a small business, or a specialist in a large company with the versatility to pitch in other areas when needed.