Tag Archive: Martin Johncox

Jul 03

Alexander and Associates forms alliance with Just 1 for Web development

Alexander and Associates and Just1 to collaborate on Web development and software design Just1 brings decades of software and technical expertise, combined A&A’s 16 years of award-winning experience in marketing, public relations, Website design and social media campaigns   For more information  Martin Johncox 888-587-8146 x65 Alexander and Associates, a Boise-based public relations/social media firm …

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Jul 13

No excuse now to go without a business Web site

Google made the rounds in Idaho today with its Get Your Business Online tour, held at the Linen Building. I showed up for networking opportunities mainly, thinking that as a Boise public relations professional and occasional Web site designer with WordPress and FrontPage, I already knew enough. The setting was well-prepared with dozens of laptops …

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Jun 14

Free small business event Thursday June 21 on using social media, email and other electronic marketing efforts

Free small business event Thursday June 21 on using social media, email and other electronic marketing efforts For more information: Martin Johncox, Alexander and Associates, 208-658-9100 Dana Pethia, Constant Contact, 866-511-1628 Local business owners are invited to learn more about effective social media and email marketing at the Idaho Small Business Day event from 10 …

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Jun 07

Social Media Yak now in newspaper columns

Idaho Statesman Business Insider publishes Social Media Yak column 6-6-2012

Since launching the Social Media Yak radio show in February, we’ve been thinking of ways to expand it. After having worked for 12 years as a newspaper reporter, Boise social media consultant Martin Johncox knows that newspapers are looking for good advice to give their readers as well, so he has begun translating some of …

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May 26

Social Media Yak schedule and podcasts

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Social Media Yak: Where Facebook is the backyard barbecue, Twitter is the cocktail party, LinkedIn is the business meeting and MySpace is the smokers in the alley. Social Media Yak features some of the best thinkers, advisers and creators in social media today. Below is a list of past and upcoming guests. If you’re interested …

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May 06

Idaho Statesman quotes Alexander and Associates in story about social media

Business Insider 5-2-12 p5

Thanks to the Idaho Statesman Business Insider for a great story on social media use and business. Reporter Harrison Berry interviewed several local businesses and experts, including Martin Johncox, a Boise public relations consultant.

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Dec 12

Some PR can’t be automated

KTRV and KTVB interview a Boise Rescue Mission resident about the clothing drive with Clothesline Cleaners

There’s a lot of emphasis on automating the public relations process and there’s almost daily a new program platform, trick or app with a funny name that guarantees more followers or better notoriety for clients. But there are some time-honored principles for cultivating your brand, whether your use hieroglyphics or Twitter to communicate: Do good …

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Oct 10

Cities fail in providing the land use needed for transit

I recently ran across this 2008 column that was published in the Idaho Statesman. The original Statesman page is no longer available, but the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho has kept it up (see Statesman reader comments here). While we clamor for more transit, cities like Boise simply haven’t required the kind of development …

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Sep 14

Careful who you grant Facebook admin privileges to!

Mashable has a very good blog entry about a security problem in Facebook. I had noticed this myself but not thought much of it – a new admin can boot old admins, effectively stealing the page from its creators. Social media and public relations consultants need to be aware of this and be very, very …

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May 20

Client news: PATH Idaho on the lookout for foster parents

“If these kids don’t turn one way, they’re going to turn the other and they may never be a part of society,” Cleverley said. “We’re here to put them on the right path.”

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