Truffle Media Update for September 2, 2011, Where Them Cows At + What happened at #ACFC11?


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Marketing Posts To Help You

  1. When did agriculture become a dirty word? - The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance has setup a Food Dialogue Town Hall September 22, 2011. The Food Dialogues, a virtual Town Hall event, will feature a series of panels in key locations around the U.S. on the food issues Americans say they have the most questions about.
  2. 10 Brilliant Interactive Billboards - Mashable shared a post with 10 videos show how people interact with the billboards. While all are "interactive", some of the billboards are really good at a call to action that goes a long way toward brand memory retention. Of mention is the McDonald's interactive billboard game: take a picture with your cell phone of a product moving on the display and get that product free at the nearest McDonald's.
  3. 21 Quick Actions You Can Do Today to Set Your Blog Up for Massive Success - Thanks to Sarah Hubbart (@MustBeSarah ) for discovering this post: There are so many tips and approaches to starting a blog, but many times they are confusing and hard to understand. This post brings a set of steps together, in a usable order, to get your blog up and running. The magic of this post is that it provides the 21 items in a series of action steps, complete with details and the amount of time it should take to complete. What are you waiting for?
  4. Video: Where Them Cows At? - Derik, a full time dairy farmer in Central Valley, CA, created an funny music video about the girls on his dairy farm (the girls are the dairy cows:). It shows that the new generation of agriculture can have fun and be a farmer.
  5. What happened at the Agvocacy 2.0 Conference? - Aug 22 and 23 brought together about 150 farmers and ranchers to Nashville, TN, for the Agvocacy 2.0 Confernece. The focus was to empower more farmers and ranchers to leverage social media as a tool to tell agriculture’s story. Of note was the swap meet organized by Janice Person (@JPLovesCotton ), the many personal connections made during the conference, and the smart phone preferences expressed by the attendees.

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