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Cruise Philly Enlists Eight Marketing for Public Relations
Eight Marketing is proud to announce that it was
named public relations consultants for
CruisePhilly, under the direction of the
Delaware River Port Authority.
Eight Marketing will be responsible for media,
marketing and partnership relations, working
alongside the CruisePhilly team.
CruisePhilly offers a convenient, affordable and
fun way to cruise, with 10 departures from The
Philadelphia Cruise Terminal in 2008. In addition to
sailings to Bermuda, CruisePhilly is now also
sailing to Canada & New England and the Southern
Caribbean, all on the Norwegian Majesty.
Sailings begin August 30, extending the summer
season. Reservations are now being taken for all
sailings. Visit www.cruisephilly.c
Souvenir Comes to the Wilma
Let the Delusion Continue!
The Media Theatre is proud to announce that its
critically-acclaimed musical Souvenir will be
two-week engagement at The Wilma Theater June 17-
Souvenir stars Tony Nominee Ann Crumb as
Foster Jenkins. The work is directed by the Media
Theatre's Jesse Cline.
For more than half a century, the name Florence
Foster Jenkins has been guaranteed to produce
explosions of derisive laughter. Not unreasonably so,
as this wealthy society eccentric suffered under the
delusion that she was a great coloratura soprano
when she was in fact incapable of producing two
consecutive notes in tune.
annual recitals in the ballroom of the Ritz Carlton
hotel, where she resided, brought her extraordinary
fame. As news of her terrible singing spread, so did
her celebrity. Her growing mob of fans packed her
recitals, stuffing handkerchiefs in their mouths to stifle
their laughter. The climax of her career was a single
concert at Carnegie Hall in 1944.
For tickets and information, contact The Wilma
Who's Website is it Anyway?
The Web continues to grow every day and being Web
savvy is key in today's business world. Web 2.0 is
quickly taking over.
Web 2.0 refers to the second-generation Internet-
based services: social networking sites,
wikis, communication tools, and folksonomies.
These technologies let people collaborate online and
share information in ways previously unavailable.
Web 2.0 communities can provide you with valuable
product feedback, helping to dramatically shorten
product development time, and identifying
With Web 2.0, you can manage projects and keep
customers informed regarding where things stand
today with Basecamp from 37
billable hours (for everyone on the team no matter
where their base of operation is) and invoice
customers using FreshBooks. You can skip the
and cost of creating and publishing newsletters when
you set up a blog with Typepad or
any other online
Soon, all websites will be Web 2.0, continuing to blur
the line between the web master and the web user.
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