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SXSW PanelPicker Now Open – Vote for Metia!

Deborah Hanamura  |  21 Aug 2014, 05:18 PM
In this panel, Director of CityNext Makreting, Claudia Toth, and Metia CityNext project lead, John Emrick will lead a panel that talks about the role of technology in future cities and its impact on key issues including healthcare, transportation, and security around the world. Results of the panel picker makes up 30% of the total score for each panel. Show your support for Metia and this important topic by voting!
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Keeping it weird: marketing to developers

Deborah Hanamura  |  25 Jul 2014, 05:07 PM
Developers bring technology to life. They are a fickle and independent audience, and getting their buy in to your API or SDK requires a marketing approach that is counter-intuitive to most consumer brands. We run some of the best developer marketing programs in the world at Metia, and we’ve learned a few things along the way
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Material Design Principle

Google makes its move with Material Design

Deborah Hanamura  |  30 Jun 2014, 05:25 PM
Google’s newly released design style, known as Material, has undeniable similarities to the visual brand identity rolled out by Microsoft (formerly known as Metro). It’s flat, tiled, bright, and heavily features on icons and stylized animations.
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wolf in sheeps clothing

Five things every brand can learn from WSECU’s social media incident

Deborah Hanamura  |  20 May 2014, 11:16 PM
Just a few weeks ago, WSECU was alerted that criminal identity thieves were claiming to be with Washington State Employees Credit Union in order to gain access to victims’ financial information. Conversations on Twitter provided an early warning system for the WSECU social media team. They were then able to use social media to alert the public and protect members and non-members alike.
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