eLink Media and SMI Network Launch Strategic Partnership to Help Companies Scale Social Media Marketing

eLink Media CEO, Stephen Berg & SMI Network Founder/Creator Lawrence Zhang announce strategic alliance at TwtrCon 2010

Dec 15, 2010, 15:35 ET from eLink Media Inc.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- eLink Media Inc., a leader in the digital and email marketing space, and SMI (Social Media Integration) Network, a business proven social media management system that is currently riding the wave of industry leader recommendations, today announced a strategic partnership to help the world's largest brands more effectively scale their marketing efforts on multiple social media portals.

eLink Media is entering into an exclusive licensing agreement under the terms of the partnership. The goal of the partnership is to simplify and improve the process by which current eLink Media clients and potential clients that want to engage with audiences on the social media channel can do so via the SMI Network platform.

Key elements of the partnership include:

--Integration of the SMI Network Platform with eLink's suite of digital marketing services so that brands can tie social media marketing efforts into their overall marketing programs.

--Dedicated access to the SMI Network Platform, which allows brands and marketers to optimize their presence on social media for a global audience, while achieving significant cost savings by reducing the need for one-off custom development projects and redundant manpower content management.

--Training of client staff/administrator on the SMI Platform within the first year of the relationship, including comprehensive education on how to utilize the SMI Network platform to launch, maintain, scale, and monitor their social media presence globally.

--Co-development of new products and social applications exclusively for eLink Media clients.

About eLink Media, Inc.

eLink Media is an industry leader in digital and email marketing services.  Through its operation, eLink provides a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services including advertising; media investment management; consumer acquisition; branding and identity; direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing.  For more information, visit www.elinkmedia.com

About SMI Network, Inc.

SMI Network is a proven technology platform provider for advertisers in the social media space.  Through its founder and creator, Lawrence Zhang, a distinguished Master's degree holder of the University of Chicago in Business Administration, has burst on the social media management market scene.  Mr. Zhang, prior to creating and launching SMI, has built technology solutions in the Financial Services and Trading environment for over 10 years.  For more information, visit www.sminetwork.com

Contact: Jonathan Dunn, 561-833-1313, jonathan@elinkmedia.com

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