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Blog and RSS Training: MarCom:Interactive Launches Modern Mediasphere Training Series for Marketing and PR Pros; Training to Cover Blogs, RSS and other New Media

Blog and RSS Training: MarCom:Interactive Launches Modern Mediasphere Training Series for Marketing and PR Pros; Training to Cover Blogs, RSS and other New Media

MarCom:Interactive, an Internet communications and emerging media consultancy, announced the launch of the industry’s first-ever hands-on training courses to educate communications professionals on the “Modern Mediasphere” of blogs, RSS, social networks and more.

Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2006

MarCom:Interactive, an Internet communications and emerging media consultancy, announced the launch of the industry’s first-ever hands-on training courses to educate communications professionals on the “Modern Mediasphere” of blogs, RSS, social networks and more.

The Modern Mediasphere Training classes, which will be held in 11 U. S. cities, are designed to get modern communicators up to speed on the latest media tools and technologies. The hands-on, instructor-led lasses range from “jump start” two-hour morning or afternoon sessions, to immersive multi-week courses on how to use blogs, RSS and other modern media as effective communications channels.

“There is a lot information ‘out there’ about these new tools, but there is also a great need to help communicators get involved and start using modern media in real, practical ways that get results,” said Linda Zimmer, CEO of MarCom:Interactive. “Our new training program is an extension of the public and private seminars we are already doing, and will allow us to work more closely with a wider range of communicators on creation, implementation and management of these exciting new mediums.”

Most classes are taught at an introductory level though advanced course are also available. Classrooms are equipped with computers and high-speed Internet access, and participants receive written as well as electronic guides and other information for continued learning.

Current topics include “How to Setup, Publish and Manage a Blog” and “RSS: Getting Your Content to Your Audiences.” 2006 classes will be held at the following locations:

  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Irvine, California
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Portland, Maine
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Arlington, Virginia
  • Madison, Wisconsin

Information on specific locations, dates and costs are available online at the MarCom:Interactive web site: http://www. marcominteractive. com/services/learning/mediasphere_training. html (http://www. marcominteractive. com/services/learning/mediasphere_training. html). To get information or to register by phone, call MarCom:Interactive 714-283-6205, or e-mail your request to teachme@marcominteractive. com.

MarCom:Interactive also offers special tailored training courses, executive briefings and public seminars. Visit www. marcominteractive. com or call 714-283-6200 to learn more about the company’s full range of professional development services.

About MarCom:Interactive

We are a modern media company specializing in Internet communication and emerging media. Meeting your marketing goals and your audience’s modern communications expectations and requirements is our primary specialization.

We are experts in the ways today’s consumer approaches and responds to marketing – both online and offline. We know what this new generation of the Web (“Web 2.0”) requires. This drives our approach to everything we do, from communications strategy and viral (“word of mouth”) marketing to how a web site should look and perform. We help our clients communicate through words, design, intuitive navigation and strategies that begin with their ultimate goal in mind.

MarCom:Interactive principals Linda Zimmer and Gary Goldhammer have 20 and 17 years, respectively, of interactive communications experience. Clients include major technology companies; health care companies and health-related non-profits; industrial manufacturing; travel & tourism; consumer marketing; and financial services companies, among others.

MarCom Interactive is based in Anaheim, Calif., with clients throughout the United States and Europe.

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