New company launched offering digital solutions for Athens businesses [Athens Banner-Herald, Ga.]
(Athens Banner-Herald (GA) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Feb. 09--ABH Media, OnlineAthens.com and the Athens Banner-Herald recently announced the launch of a new Main Street Digital office.
Main Street Digital is a digital service company that helps businesses use digital media in powerful ways by providing a unique blend of best-of-breed solutions, superior customer service and local ties to the No. 1 media in the market.
Main Street's digital products and services include website and mobile website design and hosting; video production; search engine marketing (SEM); search engine optimization (SEO); mobile advertising, including SMS (text) marketing, email marketing and social media development; display advertisement retargeting; as well as easy to understand reporting that demonstrates return on investment. ABH Media and Main Street Digital will also provide local businesses and readers within their footprint the benefit of an integrated local search directory.
"We are moving aggressively in the digital space," said Scot Morrissey, publisher of ABH Media, OnlineAthens.com and the Athens Banner-Herald. "Main Street accelerates our reach tenfold in the local marketplace for digital solutions. As we focus to transition from contraction to growth, this new business is an integral part of our strategy."
Nikki Boatwright, who was recently promoted to sales manager for the new group, will manage the local division.
"Nikki is an exceptional leader," said Morrissey. "Her digital prowess and exceptional customer service make her the perfect choice to help us launch this new business in Athens."
A longtime Athens resident and 2001 graduate of the University of Georgia, Boatwright will lead a team of sales professionals helping businesses reach potential customers on a national, regional or hyper-local level using the latest digital marketing tools.
"Our focus will be on our customer's return," said Boatwright. "Main Street Digital offers an amazing product-set for businesses looking to use digital marketing as a way to leverage the greatest return on their investment."
Prior to working for ABH Media, Boatwright was a Realtor with Keller Williams Realty, a sales professional at the UGA Hotel and Conference Center, and held director of sales, assistant general manager and director of operations and sales positions at Hotel Indigo.
"This is a great opportunity to build a new business from the ground up," said Boatwright of Main Street Digital. "I'm looking forward to using all of the digital knowledge I have gained, combined with a great product suite to serve businesses with digital marketing tools, previously unavailable until now."
The Main Street Digital Athens office joins a growing network Morris Publishing Group LLC, parent company of ABH Media, OnlineAthens.com and the Athens Banner-Herald, launched in November 2012 in Jacksonville, Fla., and Augusta.
ABH Media is the dominant print and digital media solutions company for the greater Athens area and is the new brand encompassing print, Web and an extensive digital portfolio.
OnlineAthens.com and the Athens Banner Herald are part of the ABH Media group that provides Athens and northeast Georgia with a wide array of marketing solutions in digital and print media, including OnlineAthens.com, Athenstalks.com, DogBytesOnline.com, Athens Magazine and other products and services.
ABH Media is proud to support and partner with our local communities through events, community sponsorships, an events calendar, social media marketing and through the OnlineAthens.com and the ABH Media websites.
To learn more about Main Street Digital and how it can help your business, contact Boatwright at (706) 424-7447 or email@example.com. Please also visit mainstreetdigital.com.
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