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September 2008
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We welcome you to the September issue of News At Eight, produced by Eight Marketing Co., LLC. Thank you for joining us.

Experience the Revolutionary Germantown Festival
 
Revolutionary Germantown

Eight Marketing is proud to announce it has been retained by Cliveden of the National Trust to do strategic marketing and public relations for the Revolutionary Germantown Festival, to be held October 4th.

The Festival features the battle reenactment held at Cliveden of the National Trust, complete with soldiers in period uniforms staging the attack. Visitors can cross the road into modern times at Upsala, located across the street on Germantown Avenue, and learn more about the fight for freedom waged over 300 years, with representatives from the attractions that comprise Historic Germantown -- Freedom's Backyard.

Activities on October 4th are free and open to the public.
For $10, visitors can also purchase a Festival Passport that is valid for one-time admission to each of the participating historic sites in Freedom's Backyard for one full year.

For more information on Revolutionary Germantown visit www.r evolutionarygermantown.org. For more information on Historic Germantown, visit Freedom's Backyard.


Cruise Philly Kicks Off its 2008 Season
 
NCL Majesty

Cruise Philly kicked off its 2008 season on Saturday, August 30 with the arrival of the Norwegian Majesty at the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal.

Following its arrival in port, the cruise line made its first departure with a ship full of eager passengers to Bermuda. The Norwegian Majesty will make a total of five seven-day trips to Bermuda calling on the picturesque port of St. George. The Norwegian Majesty will also be making seven day sailings to Canada and New England departing four consecutive Saturdays beginning October 4th. The Majesty closes out its Philadelphia season November 1st with a grand 14-day repositioning cruise through the sunny heart of the Southern Caribbean.

To book your cruise today visit www.cruisephilly.co m.


Countryside Marketing
 
Eight Marketing Welcomes Chester Springs Villages and the Green Between
The Mill at Anselma

Eight Marketing is proud to announce that it has been retained by Chester Springs Villages and the Green Between to conduct a marketing study and direct the creative for a brand positioning. A web portal and collective brochure will also be a part of the project.

The project incorporates 20 nature, recreational and related experiences in Chester County, including The Mill at Anselma, Historic Yellow Springs, St. Peter's Village, Marsh Creek State Park and French Creek Ridge Vineyard.

Eight Marketing recently conducted marketing studies for Historic Germantown: Freedom's Backyard, Community Arts Center and The Media Theatre.


About Eight Marketing
 
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Eight Marketing is a tourism and attractions marketing firm that specializes in increasing revenue for its clients through partnerships, promotions and strategic planning.

To learn more, call us at (610) 667-2400.



Thank you for reading News at Eight. Look for the next edition on the 8th of October.
We appreciate your partnership and welcome the opportunity to serve you.

Sincerely,


Fran Feldman Walish, President & Founder
Eight Marketing

 
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Tech Tip: Zip Code Coding

Whether it's through sophisticated tickets systems like Tesatora or simply a question asked upon entry, zip code collection is a vital part of knowing your visitors.

But how do you tabulate the results of casual research? As expected, the internet can help.

Langenberg.com features one of the most extensive zip code sorting by county, city and other divisions. The site can accept data ranging from full to partial zip code numbers and return the primary county. To reach this site, click here.

But what about finding cities within the counties with only partial zip codes? For this, we recommend the website of the National Association of Counties. Click here to be taken to the deep link within their site.

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