Written By Chris Nation

Draw a Stickman reaches 20 Million Views!

  The Draw A Stickman website has reached over 20 Million web visits!! As a result, the WKU Marching band decided to pay us a little visit....

November 03, 2011
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Written By Chris Nation

Omniprise iPad Contest

Here is your chance to win a FREE iPad! The contest will happen September 1st at LP Field in Nashville. You're following us on Twitter @Omniprise right? Great! (If not, go do that now.) Just retweet any Omniprise post that day for your chance to win a FREE iPad! The first 1000 entries are eligible to win. The winner will be announced at the WKU vs. UK Football game September 1st on Twitter!! Participants must...

August 30, 2011
omniprise / business
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Written By Chris Nation

Getting Real - A Book Review

A good book can go a long way in entertaining, educating or creating change. This is the first, in what I hope to be a recurring series, featuring notable literature in the technology and interactive industries. Getting Real by 37signals, is an informative yet groundbreaking approach to developing web applications. The core of the book points at the heart of the strategy and development phases of web applications.&nbs...

August 02, 2011
business
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Written By Chris Nation

Social Media Tools & Tips

Social Media is the future of new media! Instant networking, multi-channeled mediums, and personalized messages! Social Media is changing and has changed the way individuals, businesses and groups communicate! Check out these stats, recommendations, and ideas!...

July 14, 2011
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Written By Chris Nation

Hitcents capabilites in a minute!

Here at Hitcents, we create solutions. Instead of offering cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all products, we bring professional, customized solutions to the table. Whether you are looking for a new website, or a whole marketing campaign, some custom software or an entire ERP setup - we've got you covered. We've been "Dreaming it Real" for over 10 years because we create innovative and insightful custom solutions for e...

June 22, 2011
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Written By Chris Nation

Twitter celebrates it's 5th Birthday.

Twitter, the popular micro-blogging network is celebrating it's fifth year of business since 2006. The growth statistics are impressive, as Twitter boasts "140 million tweets per day", which is up from 50 million a year ago, and "46,000 accounts created per day" (Networkeffect, 2011).We here at Hitcents are big proponents of using Twitter as part of your social media package. In fact, we believe that not only should y...

March 21, 2011
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Written By Chris Nation

SEO 101

I hear it all the time- “I want to be #1 on Google!” or how about this one “I am not getting enough web traffic!” These are great desires and lofty goals, but it is not a simple fix. I often encounter the thought process that everything in the web world is simple, fast and cost-effective, when in reality to have a successful online image and continued growth it is quite the opposite.Having a website is great and for a...

March 16, 2011
social media
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Written By Chris Nation

Accounts, Excuses & Apologies: The Art of PR

Public Relations is an ever increasing tool that many organizations are realizing the value of. However, few public relations professionals actually understand the theoretical concepts behind those communications they send out. Organizational communication, most notably, corporate communications has the goal of maintaining a professional and positive image of the organization and should be prepared to repair that imag...

December 03, 2010
business
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Written By Chris Nation

Keys to Effective Public Speaking

Your hands are sweaty, your heart racing, and your stomach churning! These are all common symptoms of public speaking anxiety. The vast majority of individuals fear the thought of standing in front of a large audience and delivering any type of formal speech, especially when it involves persuasion. As a past public speaking instructor, I dealt with the woes of public speaking on a daily basis and these fears are not u...

December 03, 2010
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Written By Chris Nation

Social Media Influences Customer-Buying Habits

It is no secret that the two main social media sites, Facebook and Twitter, are influencing not only the way we communicate and connect but make decisions. Is it possible that social media is transforming our decision-making and even information seeking abilities? Absolutely! According to Chadwick Martin Bailey, the author of a recent study in connection with iModerate Research Technologies, discovered that consumers ...

December 01, 2010
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