Nevada officials reach out to Dbacks on potential

first_img Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation 0 Comments   Share   Top Stories The Arizona Cardinals may have their eyes set on a few veteran quarterbacks for the upcoming season but it’s starting to sound like they’ll have competition for their services.According to CSN Washington, the Washington Redskins have interest in two of the names that have been linked to the Cardinals over the last few months.Identify a starting quarterback—John Beck may be “the man” right now but the Redskins will at least look for competition for him when free agency opens up. Rex Grossman is likely to return and such players as Matt Hasselbeck, Vince Young, and Marc Bulger could be targeted. Every day that goes by with the lockout in place will make it more and more difficult for a quarterback brought in from the outside to take the starting job, at least early in the year.While Hasselbeck has never been a lock to find his way to the Valley, it has been believed that Marc Bulger was almost a foregone conclusion. With Washington’s interest and possibly a team like Miami, who’s looking for veteran competition for Chad Henne, interested in the former Rams starter what once was looked at as a cheap solution for the Cards could get pricey. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’center_img Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke The other interesting wrinkle is the fact that reports have suggested that Bulger is hesitant to move away from the east coast. The Redskins play just 75 minutes from Baltimore, where Bulger spent last season. If they make a similar offer to what the Cardinals might offer Bulger one would have to wonder if he’d opted to stay where he’s already comfortable.It’s just another interesting twist in the already mind numbing Arizona Cardinals quarterback drama. Can the lockout end already so they can make decision?last_img read more

Bing Wins Big With Brand Connection

first_imgHow Emotional Marketing Worked for Bing.Bing launched in June of 2009. Its product launch was a huge success, largely due to the use of emotional marketing to create a brand connection. Bing (for those of you living under a Google rock) is a search engine. According to a recent Big Tuna Interactive blog, in order to build an emotional connection for your brand, companies should use, “word of mouth, and relationship marketing.” Some tactics required to do this include “talking to friends and family, writing for blogs, and participating in online conversations through social communities, etc.”Below are some of the ways that Bing won big with its brand launch:Bing found ways to connect with its audience and online visitors. They had a budget for social media and used it well.They used crowd sourcing to drive traffic, by opening the homepage to photo contests.Bing connected to most of the key social media players. Since they could not know who would get the message out most effectively, they were sure to contact ALL of them.  Bing used creative contests to reach the audience.Bing’s branding efforts resulted in a highly successful launch. Connecting emotionally with your audience prior to launch, will help ensure that your product is a success.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more