Sure, we're livable, but are we social media savvy? The latest word from techie guru site Mashable is yes. In fact, we're the tops
part of its "Social Media Day" celebration, Mashable asked its audience
to nominate cities they believed had the strongest social media scene.
We ranked above New York and San Francisco, thanks in part to social
media hot dogs like @ochocinco and in part to a video
submitted by Cincinnatian Blair Ward.
Ward gave props to groups like Cincinnati Social Media, Inc. and the
more regionally minded Cin-Day Social Media Club, whose members meetup
and tweetup regularly to build momentum and connections.
on our position as a consumer marketing hub with well-established
companies such as The Kroger Co., Procter & Gamble and Macy's, Cincinnati
is in a perfect position to capitalize on social media venues," says
Kevin Dugan, director of marketing for Empower Mediamarketing.
counts Cincinnati's dense consumer marketing as well as innovative
social networks and powerful arts community as key factors that drive
residents to go social.
Mashable promoted the award as part of
its Social Media Day June 30. Mashable's Cincinnati Social Media Day
meetup attracted 124 attendees to The Pub at Rookwood Mews.
By Mike Simkin