Where to Distribute A Press Release

Once you’ve taken the time to craft the perfect press release, you want to make sure that it gets seen! It’s time to distribute your press release. Do you know where? If you don’t have experience submitting press releases — heck, even if you do — finding all the best places to put your release […]

Speechless: Finding Topics for the Business Blogger

So, you started a great blog for your business. You were fired up to write and had a month’s worth of topics to get the ball rolling. Now, two months later you’ve “been there, said that,” and don’t know what to talk about next. What happens when you run out of things to say? The […]

How to Convince Your Boss You Need an iPad

Need an iPad. Really need an iPad? If you’re convinced that the show will not go on unless you get full behind-the-scenes access to your very own iWonderful, but you’ve already spent your yearly tech budget on the full rainbow of iPod shuffles, there is only one thing left to do. You must convince your […]

They’re Talking About You! Monitor Your Brand Online

For years, tech-savvy business owners have used Google Alerts to monitor the Internet and see what people are saying about their brand. The free service sends email notifications whenever a specified phrase — such as your business name, brand name, industry, or other keywords — show up in the search results. The downside is that […]

Tasty Apps: Finding Food in the Digital Age

A long time ago, before there were iPhones or iPads or pocket-sized GPS devices, if you and your friends wanted to go out to eat, there was a whole ritual involved. You’d call each other on your “dumb” phones, have a whole conversation on who’s hungry for what, then call each other back with restaurant […]

Getting Local News in English and Spanish

After just six months online, Everything Long Beach is proving that vision and technology can lead to great things for community media. “My vision is to bring more unity to the community news landscape,” said Babara Holbrook, managing editor. “And, it’s in this spirit that I’m really excited to announce the newest addition to the […]

LB Neighborhoods Essay Contest

With nearly 500,000 people, Long Beach is the 6th largest city in the California. Yet, thanks to the city’s extraordinary collection of neighborhoods, many still say it feels like “small town America.” This marvelous approach to “communities within a community” gives Long Beach locals the best of both worlds — a connection to a thriving […]

Launching New Source for Local News in Long Beach

Hyperlocal news, the media buzzword used to describe community-level news, continues to gain ground. In spite of the dire warnings of the news media’s imminent demise, people are still looking for neighborhood news and community coverage that connects them to their EverythingLongBeach.com is the newest hyperlocal resource to hit the world wide web. The mission […]