NEW YORK, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dozens of exhibitors at the world's largest new media conference and tradeshow, BlogWorld & New Media Expo, launched cutting edge products, platforms and Internet technology. Several exhibitors also released exclusive study results providing insights into the new media industry. Exhibitor highlights from BlogWorld, taking place June 5-7 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center include:
COMMUN.IT (Booth 110) – From Israel, Commun.it launched its public beta, which is a free service that makes it easy for businesses and professionals that use Twitter to build and nurture relationships in a business context. Commun.it turns the stream-oriented world of Twitter to a relationship-oriented dashboard, yielding significant benefits. These include providing: focus on high-value members, actionable insights to build meaningful relationships and stress-fee social productivity.
IZEA INC. (Booth 419) – IZEA, the world leader in Social Media Sponsorship, released its third annual State of SMS Report. The report includes data from IZEA's May 2012 survey of advertisers, marketers and social media consultants, and influencers including bloggers, tweeters and Facebook users. The study found that:
- SMS campaigns are becoming more sophisticated and expanding well-beyond celebrities to include everyday social media users.
- 28 percent of influencers report spending over 160 hours per month using social media - the equivalent of a full time job
OVERBLOG (Booth 313) – Overblog came from France to launch its platform that brings a user's fragmented social and blog posts from across the web into one single real-time stream, giving bloggers visibility, consistency and exposure. Overblog presents a study co-led with BlogWorld, entitled The blogging secrets of 5,000 influencers from around the world. Jason Falls, named by Forbes as one of the top 10 most influential social media personalities, will be joining the team to co-present the findings.
RAWPORTER (Booth 102) – Rawporter, the video and photo-sharing marketplace, announced the release of its WordPress plugin. Specifically designed for bloggers, this plugin makes it easier than ever for anyone to request inexpensive, credible photos and videos on demand. Now, rather than negotiating copyright with photos and videos found on the web, bloggers can send location-based assignments to thousands of Rawporters worldwide. Users simply use the plugin to type the details and deadline of the assignment, choose a price, and select a location.
SIMUL-TV (Booth 106) – SimulTV, the next evolution in social TV, launched a beta version of its revolutionary technology that allows viewers to engage with their favorite video entertainment like never before. By blending the traditional TV experience and social interaction, SimulTV allows friends and family to simultaneously share streaming content, while communicating through picture-in-picture video chats, voice chats and text chats.
SPREDFAST (Booth 504) – Spredfast, the leading social media management system provider released customer data that signals rapid adoption of social media management systems at large enterprises and agencies to expand and deepen social strategies. This data shows that a typical Spredfast customer manages an average of 15 brands, geographies or groups within the platform. On average, large brands manage over 100 of their Facebook, Twitter and other social network accounts in Spredfast today, with some brands managing as many as 600 accounts.
In addition to the above list, many more exhibitors and sponsors are actively featuring their company's benefits, products and services at BlogWorld. A full list of can be viewed on BlogWorld's web site.
BlogWorld is excited to welcome first-time exhibitors including: Bossjock, Commun.it, Emailvision, Geek Beat TV, Guest Blog It, LLC, HostDime, International Association of Internet Broadcasters, LinkShare, Microsoft Hotmail, Mobile Libris, Overblog, Pond 5, Post Release, Rawporter, Simul TV, Slingshot SEO, Snippies, Social Chorus, SplashNews, Spredfast, Spreecast, TREKDESK Treadmill Desk, YouSayToo, Inc. and ViralContentLabs,
BlogWorld & New Media Expo is sponsored by .ME, Stitcher Radio, Social Chorus, WordPress, Overblog, Stickam, Simul TV, Social Moms, SEOMoz, Engagio, Mobile Roadie, SAG/AFTRA, Mobile Libris, Social Radius, YouSayToo, GeekBeatTV, MyDamnChannel, PR Newswire, NewTek, TechZulu and more.
About BlogWorld & New Media Expo
BlogWorld & New Media Expo is the first and only industry-wide tradeshow, conference and media event dedicated to promoting the dynamic industry of new media. Thousands of attendees representing 50 countries learn about Content Creation, Distribution, Monetization and Social Media Marketing strategies, including step-by-step techniques and leading-edge tools from the most successful and influential Bloggers, Podcasters, Web TV content creators, Social Influencers, New Media Pros and Online Journalists. In the New Media Expo, attendees converge on the only comprehensive new media tradeshow to network, find solutions and make important new media strategy, service and product purchase decisions.
Social Media Business Summit, presented exclusively at BlogWorld, is the world's premier social media business conference for business owners, marketing executives and online entrepreneurs. Attendees will learn how to effectively use social media to reach new customers, build communities around their brands and grow their businesses online with best strategies and social media practices.
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