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Meet Thomas Ian Nicholas

You might be wondering, what is the dude from American Pie gonna be doing @Midwest? Besides the traditional marketing and media, when “American Reunion” was released last summer, Universal studios also ran a successful social media campaign. With over 4 million “likes” on their Facebook page, they had all of the cast creating exclusive content [...]

By | 2017-01-03T23:18:07+00:00 March 15th, 2013|Interviews|Comments Off on Meet Thomas Ian Nicholas

INTERVIEW – ATTORNEY NATHAN B. HINCH OF MUELLER AND REECE, LLC

I’m a lawyer, husband, and father of two, and I’m resisting the urge to quote “The Joker” here.  I love music, sports, barbecuing, and hanging out with family and friends.  You will sadly note that my shoe has lost its tassels, yet I am stubbornly wearing it anyway! How do you walk the talk re: [...]

By | 2017-01-03T23:18:12+00:00 January 26th, 2011|Interviews, Viewpoints|Comments Off on INTERVIEW – ATTORNEY NATHAN B. HINCH OF MUELLER AND REECE, LLC

INTERVIEW – JOE STRUPEK OF STATE FARM

People brag about being on the ground floor of social with blogs and a Myspace page.  I was there in the early days.  The CB Radio craze.  When connecting with your network was as easy as saying, “Breaker 1-9, anybody got their ears on?” How do you walk the talk re: social media? I stay [...]

By | 2017-01-03T23:18:12+00:00 January 25th, 2011|Interviews, Viewpoints|Comments Off on INTERVIEW – JOE STRUPEK OF STATE FARM

INTERVIEW – DANIEL KASPER OF SPRINT

I currently graduated from Illinois State University with a major in Communications. I was fortunate to join the central Illinois Sprint team as soon as I graduated. I love playing and watching sports. They are pretty much my life. I also enjoy spending as much time with my family and friends as I can. I’ve [...]

By | 2011-01-25T23:53:51+00:00 January 25th, 2011|Interviews, Viewpoints|Comments Off on INTERVIEW – DANIEL KASPER OF SPRINT

INTERVIEW – SCOTTY BEVILL OF BEVILL EDGE

I started work with the government right out of school.  First active duty, then contract after contract.  I still remember the day I was sitting in the Mediterranean Sea and was handed a stack of beige floppy disks.  The guy handed them to me saying, “I figured you’d like to try this, they are calling [...]

By | 2017-01-03T23:18:12+00:00 January 25th, 2011|Interviews, Viewpoints|Comments Off on INTERVIEW – SCOTTY BEVILL OF BEVILL EDGE

INTERVIEW – BARBARA ROZGONYI OF WIRED PR WORKS

I am a central Illinois girl at heart. I grew up in Danville, took my first travel photos [at age 10] at Lincoln’s home in Springfield, hosted a high school radio show on WDAN, played clarinet with the Marching Illini, married a guy from Mt. Olive [that I first heard on WPGU], and named my [...]

By | 2017-01-03T23:18:12+00:00 January 25th, 2011|Interviews, Viewpoints|Comments Off on INTERVIEW – BARBARA ROZGONYI OF WIRED PR WORKS

INTERVIEW – KAREN HANRAHAN – BLOG AUTHOR: BEST OF MOTHER EARTH

Karen Hanrahan Blog Author: Best Of Mother Earth is truly the last person one would ever expect to share video for her expert interview. Why?  Because she’s a tad video phobic. Actually more than a tad. Yet. Here is her very first self made video answering interview questions for the @atMidwest community! Karen serves on [...]

By | 2017-01-03T23:18:12+00:00 January 25th, 2011|Interviews, Viewpoints|Comments Off on INTERVIEW – KAREN HANRAHAN – BLOG AUTHOR: BEST OF MOTHER EARTH

INTERVIEW – JESSICA FUNCANNON PUBLIC RELATIONS MAJOR

I am a senior at Illinois State University majoring in Public Relations. How do you walk the talk re: social media? I have been actively involved with many campaigns and business efforts regarding social media. I worked with Meatheads as a Social Media Ambassador and I did everything from videos to Twitter to Facebook. Last [...]

By | 2011-01-25T23:53:47+00:00 January 25th, 2011|Interviews, Viewpoints|Comments Off on INTERVIEW – JESSICA FUNCANNON PUBLIC RELATIONS MAJOR

INTERVIEW – MANA IONESCU OF LIGHTSPAN DIGITAL

How do you walk the talk re: social media? Everything I preach I practice. Here are three Twitter guidelines we share with clients and which I practice myself: The 70/30 rule – 70% conversation with people and only 30% posting of message, Always say thanks Think and observe before you tweet What one practical tip [...]

By | 2017-01-03T23:18:12+00:00 January 25th, 2011|Interviews, Viewpoints|Comments Off on INTERVIEW – MANA IONESCU OF LIGHTSPAN DIGITAL

INTERVIEW – BARBARA MALDONADO OF LEGACY MARKETING PARTNERS

I am Barbara Maldonado, Social Media Strategist + Mobile Strategist, I am a connector, a dreamer, and a lifelong learner. How do you walk the talk re: social media? I began exploring social media professionally almost five years ago when I served as the Business Affairs Manager for a marketing agency in the Chicago area.  [...]

By | 2017-01-03T23:18:12+00:00 January 25th, 2011|Interviews, Viewpoints|Comments Off on INTERVIEW – BARBARA MALDONADO OF LEGACY MARKETING PARTNERS