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Archive for December, 2007

December 21st, 2007

CNP's Christmas Breakfast

Yesterday the CNP gang (both Web and Print) got together for the annual Christmas breakfast at the Chalet Suzanne. The Chalet is not exactly the place that any of the guys here at cnp_studio would be found, but they do make some great silver dollar pancakes and sticky buns. Because of those great pancakes, every […]

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December 17th, 2007

Voce Nation Podcast: 2008 Predictions

Welcome to another installment of our Voce Nation Podcast series, which focuses on companies and individuals doing meaningful and innovative things in the social media and communications space. Last week, the team got together to discuss our thoughts on what’s in store for social media in 2008. Click the player below to listen to Andrea, […]

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December 14th, 2007

cnp_studio is Getting a New Office

You may or may not know that we on the Web side have been looking for a new office for a new space for… well… going on two and a half years. It wasn’t for lack of trying. Just when we’d think we found a viable space it would fall through. We’ve decided we really […]

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December 12th, 2007

Q&A With AAA’s Janie Graziani

I recently had the chance to speak with AAA’s Janie Graziani. Janie is a part of AAA’s national public relations team and the person in charge of the organization’s online newsroom, as well as all social media and web-based communications. In this brief Q&A, she shares her thoughts on how to keep the online information […]

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December 7th, 2007

WordPress + Paged Comments Plugin + Recent Comments in the Sidebar = Frustration

A recent upgrade of a project to WordPress 2.3.1 brought about a few other new upgrades. It’s one of those things where you figure, “while we’re in here we might as well fix up a few things.” So among the upgrades being made was the addition of the Paged Comments plugin on the blog. A […]

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December 7th, 2007

The Three O’s of Social Media Measurement

“How do you measure social media programs?” You know, I try not to, it’s a buzz kill. I’m kidding… This question surfaces all the time. It’s hands down one of the biggest challenges we marketers face, but come on, it’s not impossible. Yeah, we need better weights and measuring sticks for new media — they […]

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December 4th, 2007

Podcasting Sponsorship Example: Skeptic Magazine and Skepticality

Podcasts are the wave of the future! They will kill radio dead. They will kill TV dead (okay, that’s a “vidcast,” but roll with me here). They are the cornerstone of user-generated media that will unleash an avalanche of talent upon the world! Die, evil global big media, DIE! Oh wait, sorry — that mantra […]

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December 4th, 2007

New Site: Girl Scouts of West Central Florida

Well, not exactly a “new site.” New to our portfolio is more like it. The Girl Scouts of West Central Florida Web site actually launched on October 1. I’m just now getting around to actually writing about it. Kristin over at the Girl Scouts was beginning to wonder if we were not proud of the […]

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December 3rd, 2007

Voce Nation Podcast: Chris Shipley/DEMO Interview

Welcome to another installment of our Voce Nation Podcast series, which focuses on companies and individuals doing meaningful and innovative things in the social media and communications space. Here I talk with Chris Shipley, the Executive Producer of the DEMO Conferences and co-founder of the Guidewire Group. Click the player below to listen to the […]

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