On Wednesday, October 12, 2011, Epic Web Studios will participate in the Nonprofit Partnership's 11th Annual Nonprofit Day. This year's theme, 'Weaving the Fabric of our Community', speaks to the need to rally nonprofits, churches, schools, and caring individuals throughout our region to support and maintain a quality of life that we collectively treasure.
The Morning Keynote, "The Five Qualities of Successful Boards", will be given by Carol Weisman. The lunchtime keynote, "How Churches Weave the Fabric", will be given by David Campbell. Mr. Campbell is the author of "American Grace" and an associate professor at the University of Notre Dame.
When Epic became an official corporate partner to the Erie Otters we were so excited that we wanted to throw a party.
Celebrate the Home Opener for Otters Hockey
THIS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1st @ 4:30 WITH A FREE TAILGATE PARTY!
Brought to you by the Erie Otters & the guys from Epic Web Studios
Come One Come All! The whole City of Erie is invited!
Be Sure to Invite Family & Friends - All are Welcome! Tailgate Party starts at 4:30, Doors open at 6p & the Puck Drops at 7pm!
Epic Web managing partner David Hunter & social media strategist Michael Haas submitted a proposal to speak at the 2012 South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival. Their entry, "Small Business on Main St: Selling Social Media", focuses on teaching advertising agencies & web developers how to teach and sell the concept of social media to their small business owner clients. WHY should you vote for them, you ask?! Well, check out our top 10 reasons here:EWSPosts.com & then go vote!
Epic Web Studios's most recent project has been to create and maintain the social media presence for the "Erie Gives" event. The event, on August 2nd from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., is an opportunity to make online donations to nonprofit organizations from around the Erie area. The Erie Community Foundation will then match a percentage of each donation that you make. The more donations that are made to a nonprofit, the more matching funds they will receive. As part of the Erie Community Foundation's 75th Anniversary, they will share $75,000 among all the participating nonprofits.
On June 3rd, the Erie County Technical School hosted a DACUM (Developing A Curriculum) workshop to help technology students in the area establish best practices and standards. The Epic Web Studios management team was honored to be invited. The workshop's focus was to provide a tool for future technology educators & students in the Erie County area. A final report was compiled, based on the best practices, comments, and conversation that occurred at the event.
Shaun Rajewski, the Lead Developer at Epic, was featured in the final report page by saying "Never box yourself in. Know your client then communicate with your team. Don't become obsolete." Managing Partner David Hunter was also featured, commenting "Learn how to learn and be diverse!"
AboutUs.org, an organization based in Portland, Oregon with the world's largest wiki dictionary of websites, recently announced a list of "Exemplary Website Profiles" and featured Epic Web Studios as one of the examples on the list. AboutUs links to millions of websites around the world and has a Global Alexa Ranking in the top 2,000 websites. Currently, more than 15 million people visit AboutUs.org every month.
Epic Web Studios is now part of a burgeoning baseball franchise. We are now officially the sponsor of Erie Little League's "Epic Web Studios Indians" & they are taking the city by storm! The Indians some extra tall sluggers on the roster and they are sure to dominate the field this year. We've heard they are even considering sending a scout over to Japan to find the next Ichiro Suzuki.
Direct email marketing can be one of the most effective tools to communicate with your current customer base and can even bring new business through the doors of your organization (as long as you have the right message). That is why Epic Web Studios offers a full scale custom email marketing program. With this tool, you can create high quality newsletters that are noticeable as soon as they hit the inbox.
Did you know that over 97% of all sent text messages are read? We're not talking 'marked as read', either! That kind of visibility can't be touched by traditional email marketing or direct mail! So, how can your business get on board to this growing trend? Text Message Marketing!
While there are a lot of expensive options in the SMS arena for updating your fans, Epic Web Studios has actually developed a very inexpensive option for small businesses to update subscribers by texting. We call it EpicTxt.