We have the best followers on Twitter and we’re now 600 strong!
There’s a lot of excitement around here today as we were notified that we have a 2013 Gold-Hermes Award for our twitter social media campaign in the Emerging Market Category!
There were over 5,600 entries from through-out the US and several other countries in this year’s competition and judging is based on quality, creativity and resourcefulness. It’s an added bonus to win gold in the emerging market category and we are very proud to be honored by this prestigious organization. Our bi-monthly newsletter, The Bureau, received an Honorable Mention Certificate, too!
The Hermes Awards is an international competition for creative concept, writing and design of a traditional and emerging media and is conducted by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.
Have you scanned the May QR Code from your BEB – Business Extension Bureau 2013 Calendar? We have a special message for you! You can also click here to see where it goes!
We are pleased and proud to bring home two Graphic Excellence awards this year! Last night the Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast hosted their annual gala to honor the best of the best in Houston and surrounding areas printing world. Printers and marketers gathered at the Hilton-Greenway to celebrate this year’s winners!
BEB picked up two awards! The first; an Award of Merit for our digital and interactive 2012 Holiday card and the second is a Graphic Excellence Award for our bi-monthly newsletter, The Bureau! It was a packed house at the event last night and a good time was had by all!
Last night we celebrated the beginning of a new chapter in Rick and Cathy Vidock’s lives! Rick Vidock ran our operation and worked at BEB for 44-years along with his wife Cathy Vidock, a 42-year BEB veteran! They retired last year and have been busy fishing down in the Gulf and traveling about. It took us a while to be able to gather the crew together and say CONGRATULATIONS!
The Houston Business Journal published the 2013 Largest Printing Companies List on Friday, ranking BEB-Business Extension Bureau in the top 20! The prestigious list ranks Houston’s printers based on number of employees, types of presses and diversity of service offerings. BEB ranked #16 based on size, #14 based on presses and #1 based on years of operations!
Have you scanned the April QR Code from your BEB-Business Extension Bureau 2013 calendar? We have a special message for you! You can also click here to see where it goes!
We are often asked, “Do newsletters really work?”. We’re also often asked, “What relevance does social media have on your business”. The two venues seem to appeal to opposite audiences, however, we’ve found they are a match made in heaven. Below are some surprising results.
Since the creation of our bi-monthly newsletter last September, it has generated 10.5% of our new business revenue in 2012. 14% was from reactivated accounts, clients that have done business with us in the past, but not for more than one calendar year. Afer each mailing, our website landing activity increased on average by 16.3%.
We conducted an in-depth analysis of one of our 8 Twitter accounts (@BEB_BOB) and rendered the following results.
1. Today there are 432 following @BEB_BOB.
2. 16% of the followers are relevant to our business today and are made up of the following categories: