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Press Releases from Earthbound Media Group (108 total)

EMG Launches Website for The Ecology Center

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) announces the successful launch of The Ecology Center’s new web presence at theecologycenter.org. As part of a larger online public relations and marketing initiative for the new and local non-profit organization, EMG developed this educational and lead generation website pro bono to support The Ecology Center’s mission to inspire and involve individuals and communities in the stewardship of Southern California’s environment and build

EMG Heads North to Network at Digital Drinks LA

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) executives and team members reached out to more than 400 fellow interactive marketing professionals on Wednesday night, January 28th at this month’s Digital Drinks mixer in Los Angeles. Hosted by event organizer Digital LA, the casual mixer took place at the celeb oasis Coco de Ville – the perfect setting for EMG to officially introduce itself to the LA interactive community. “With a

EMG Welcomes Jayson Oertel as VP Entertainment Marketing

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is kicking off 2009 with a new addition to its team –Jayson Oertel, Vice President of Entertainment Marketing and Senior Social Media Consultant. A seasoned media strategist with almost a decade of experience in the entertainment marketing and social networking arenas, Oertel’s expertise and leadership skills will serve as a valuable asset in extending EMG’s client base to the entertainment industry and

EMG Execs Cited in the E-Commerce Times

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group was recently featured in a series that ran in the online business and technology news publication E-Commerce Times’ December 10th and December 17th issues. Managing Partners Blaine Behringer and Damien Navarro and Sr. Online Marketing Analyst Brandon Reiser were quoted by journalist Ned Madden who initially contacted EMG, requesting its leadership to contribute its expertise and insight to his two-fold series entitled “Social

EMG Wins Platinum Ava Award

IRVINE, CA – Celebrating 2008 as its most award-winning year to-date, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is excited to announce its latest win – a Platinum award from the 2008 International Ava Awards. EMG received this Platinum award within the Ava Awards’ Webmercial category for the viral online marketing video titled “Ultimate Ninja,” viewable on You Tube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BVdFxLBS14. “This award is just the cherry on top of 2008 for us,”

EMG to Host Networking Luncheon

IRVINE, CA – To kick off the new year right, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) will host Orange County’s first Mixergy Lunch 2.0 at its Irvine, California, headquarters on January 9th, 2009, from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. in partnership with Mixergy Founder Andrew Warner. Internet and technology business people are invited to attend this free event and register online at http://mixergyemg.eventbrite.com. The luncheon is expected to draw more than 75 guests,

EMG Awarded Silver eHealthcare Leadership Honor

IRVINE, CA –Earthbound Media Group (EMG) was recently honored by the 9th annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards with a Silver award for its work on client Loma Linda University Medical Center’s (LLUMC) video-based virtual tour titled Perspectives – www.lomalindahealth.org/perspectives. This online virtual tour earned its honors in the interactive website category, standing out from the 1,100+ entries submitted by other American healthcare organizations, healthcare marketing firms, online health companies and pharmaceutical

EMG Executive to Speak at CASE District VII Conference

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) announces an upcoming speaking engagement featuring Chief Visionary Officer and Managing Partner Damien Navarro at a track session for the 2008 “Shaping the Future: The New Dimensions of Advancement” CASE District VII Conference. Presenting alongside University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Development of Communications Director Lori Bachand, Navarro will cover EMG and UNLV’s collaborative development of a profitable variable data publication (VDP) solution

EMG Wins Silver Davey Awards

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is excited to announce the addition of two more awards to its trophy case thanks to the 2008 International Davey Awards and its ongoing work within the higher education and healthcare industries. Providing some of the most cutting-edge and creative web design worldwide, EMG’s two Silver Davey Award-winning submissions were carefully selected for recognition from more than 4,000 entries from the United States

EMG One of Day Software’s First US Partners Trained in CQ5

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is pleased to announce being one of the first of Day Software’s U.S. partners to be trained in its much anticipated, newly released Web content management system (WCMS) Communiqué version 5.1 (CQ5). With the November 17, 2008 release of CQ5, EMG is looking forward to putting CQ5 to work, developing customized and powerful CMS applications to create and manage content, serving its clients’

EMG Launches Art Institute of Portland Website

IRVINE, CA –Earthbound Media Group (EMG) effectively launched a brand new lead generation microsite for client The Art Institute of Portland (AIP) on Thursday, November 6th at artinstitute-portland.com. As the latest in a series of newly designed websites for The Art Institutes, this website for The Art Institute of Portland features an exciting flash-integrated homepage which showcases students’ school projects, the school’s wide range of programs and an inquiry form

EMG Wins 2 Gold MarCom Awards

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) was recently honored with two Gold MarCom Awards for outstanding creative achievement by the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals. The award-winning projects include EMG’s new corporate website and the search engine marketing campaign website developed for The Art Institute of California – Orange County. EMG also earned Honorable Mention recognition for its viral marketing video titled “Ultimate Ninja” – one of six

EMG First U.S. Partner Trained in CQ5

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is pleased to announce being the first of Day Software’s U.S. partners to be trained in its much anticipated, soon-to-be released web content management system (CMS) Communiqué version 5.0 (CQ5). With the scheduled November 14th release of CQ5, EMG is looking forward to putting CQ5 to work developing customized and powerful CMS applications to create and manage content, serving its clients’ organizational goals

EMG Wins W3 Awards for Widget, Web Videos

IRVINE, CA – With this year’s W3 Awards drawing more than 3,000 entries from interactive agencies, public relations firms and creative professionals submitted worldwide, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is thrilled to announce it has been honored with two silver W3 Awards for the second year in a row. The International Academy of Visual Arts (IAVA) recently announced the winners of its 2008 W3 Awards competition, awarding Silver W3s to EMG

EMG Co-hosts Online Marketing Webcast with AMA and Interwoven

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) will partner up with technology partner Interwoven and the American Marketing Association (AMA) to sponsor the webcast “What’s Clicking: Building a Powerful Online Marketing Strategy,” exclusively drawing attention to the success story of EMG client Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC). Available for streaming on Thursday, November 5th, from 10 to 11 a.m. (PST), the webcast will focus on how LLUMC, a globally

EMG Joins Partners Interwoven and Harrah’s at ’08 DAM Symposium

IRVINE, CA – From Monday, November 10th to Tuesday, November 11th, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) will join technology partner Interwoven and client Harrah’s Entertainment at the 2008 Digital Asset Management (DAM) Symposium in Los Angeles. EMG and Interwoven have teamed up to co-sponsor the program’s Track 1 segment entitled “Navigating Routes to Success,” which will focus solely on DAM system deployment and implementation. Together, EMG and its affiliates will be

EMG Launches UCI Advancement Campaign Website

IRVINE, CA – On Friday, October 3rd, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) successfully launched an exciting and engaging advancement website for the University of California, Irvine (UCI). The compelling site serves as the back-drop for for UCI’s “Shaping the Future” multimillion-dollar fundraising campaign, integrating a host of functionality and features. Deeply concerned about the most pressing issues affecting our daily lives today, UCI’s Office of University Advancement challenged EMG with building a

EMG #3 Fastest Growing Private Co. in OC

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is pleased to kick-off its fall season with more high profile recognition for its rapid growth. Commended for its impressive growth by both local and nationally-syndicated publications including OC Metro Business and Inc. Magazine already this year, EMG was recently named the 3rd fastest growing private company in the Orange County area by the Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ). In an awards ceremony held

EMG to Exhibit at 2008 NACAC Conference

IRVINE, CA – This week, Earthbound Media Group’s (EMG) Managing Partner and Chief Visionary Officer Damien Navarro along with key members of the Business Development and Online Marketing teams will attend the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC) 64th Annual Conference. Held at the Washington State and Convention Center in Seattle, Washington, from Thursday, September 25th through Saturday, September 27th, this year’s NACAC Conference gives EMG’s talented team the

EMG Takes Home a 2008 WebAward

IRVINE, CA – In recognition for excellence in website design and development, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is thrilled to announce its win at the twelfth annual WebAwards Competition. Winning the Standard of Excellence within the category of Healthcare Provider, EMG’s Loma Linda University Medical Center enterprise-level, content managed website lomalindahealth.org was honored for its excellence across all disciplines including technology, creative and content. Launched in December of last year, Loma Linda

EMG Attends SHSMD Educational Conference

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) Managing Partners Blaine Behringer and Damien Navarro will attend this year’s Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD) conference in San Francisco today through Saturday, September 20. EMG is exhibiting alongside 78 other marketing and communications agencies and technology vendors at the San Francisco Marriott exhibit hall, sharing the successes of client Loma Linda University Medical Center. “Year after year, the SHSMD Conference

EMG Team Member Chosen as Featured Speaker at IMC

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is pleased to announce that Online Marketing Senior Consultant Ellerton Whitney will be a panel speaker at this year’s Internet Marketing Conference (IMC) to be held in Vancouver. Whitney along with a select group of industry sharpshooters will go head-to-head in two half-hour moderated discussions on the topics of online advertising and search engine optimization on Friday, September 11th. “I am honored to represent

EMG Founder Featured in High Profile White Paper

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group’s (EMG) Managing Partner and Chief Visionary Officer Damien Navarro was recently featured in the Winterberry Group’s newly released white paper entitled “State of the Agency: Digital Marketing and the Technology-Driven Ecosystem.” Navarro’s insight was included in the study as one of the only quotes from industry leaders referencing how agencies like EMG are anticipating client demands amid a rapidly evolving industry, rising media costs

EMG Partners With The Ecology Center

IRVINE, CA – Committed to improving social and environmental affairs worldwide, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) has teamed up with The Ecology Center and its founder and life-long environmentalist Evan Marks to support the Center’s planning efforts and marketing initiatives leading up to its grand opening in late 2008. Since this past spring, a group from EMG’s Eco- and Social Responsibility Committee has been dedicating their time and talents to projects

EMG Makes Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies List

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group is celebrating its place at the top of Inc. Magazine’s recently released and second annual Inc. 5,000 list – an honor roll of the country’s 5,000 fastest-growing, privately held companies in the United States. Creator of the widely acclaimed Inc. 500 hotlist, Inc. selected EMG as the nation’s 811th top entrepreneurial success due to the company’s sustainable growth. EMG was also ranked 45th in

EMG’s Earthquake Footage Featured on CNN.com

IRVINE, CA – On the morning of July 29 at approximately 11:42 a.m., a magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook Earthbound Media Group’s (EMG) main offices located in historic Old Town Irvine landmark—a 110+-year-old lima bean processing facility. This newsworthy natural event brought forth a publicity opportunity, in which EMG virally distributed its in-house security camera footage of the EMG team’s reaction to the earthquake on an online newsfeed. EMG’s Technical Operations Specialist

EMG Attends This Year's eduWEB Conference

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG)’s Business Development team members Cory Kiesel and John Mass attended the 4th annual eduWEB conference held in Atlantic City, New Jersey from July 21st to the 23rd. There, plenty of opportunities were uncovered for EMG to continue to establish connections with potential clients within the higher education field. “Aside from the workshops, the conference gave us the exciting opportunity to be a featured guest

Two Team Members Serve EMG for 5 Years and Counting

IRVINE, CA – Team members Dave Donaldson and Robert Dorsey were recently honored at a team meeting for their 5 years of service at Earthbound Media Group (EMG). Principal and Executive Producer Blaine Behringer proudly extended his gratitude to both employees, presenting them with gifts from the executive team. The well-deserved recognition is a true testament to these two young professionals who have been with EMG since its beginnings and

EMG Team Member to Speak at eduWEB

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is excited to announce that a member of its Business Development will be featured as a guest speaker at this year’s 2008 eduWEB conference, to be held in Baltimore, Maryland from July 21st to the 23rd. Selected from among 100 entries, Business Development Cory Kiesel, along with eight other industry professionals, will present insights regarding a subject matter of choice at a breakfast

Art Institute Alumnus Finds Professional Niche at EMG

IRVINE, CA – Committed to promoting from within, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) focuses on career growth and development among its intern staff. And, as in the case of one recent intern, his 2 years of service at EMG proved to be a valuable investment of his time. Although still early in his professional career, Production Artist Mark Dipagan has already made a positive impact to EMG’s internal and client marketing

EMG Launches Latest Lead Gen. Microsite for The Art Institutes

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is thrilled to announce the June 23rd microsite launch for client The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire (AICIE) at www.ai-inlandempire.com. In record time, EMG successfully conceptualized and designed a new lead generation microsite, featuring a fresh, flash-integrated landing page and user-friendly interface. This, along with a carefully managed search engine marketing (SEM) campaign, will work in tandem to encourage prospects to

EMG Wins Two Silver Communicator Awards

IRVINE, CA – After announcing a Gold win for the University of La Verne (ULV) Virtual Tour, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is proud to announce its additional wins in the international Communicator Awards. EMG’s Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) Perspectives Virtual Tour, and receiving its first award, The Art Institute of California – Orange County (AIOC) microsite were each individually honored with an Award of Distinction for exceeding industry

EMG’s Award-Winning Virtual Tour Strikes Another Gold

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is excited to announce the latest win for its critically acclaimed “invoLVed” Virtual Tour for the University of La Verne (ULV) with a Gold International Communicator Award. In its 9th consecutive win, the ULV Virtual Tour was honored by the 14th annual Communicator Awards in the “Interactive Multimedia – Recruitment” category with an Award of Excellence, the competition’s highest honor. Established in 1995 by

EMG Team Member Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer

HOUSTON, TX – After months of preparation, EMG’s User Interface Designer Aysha Balta successfully took part at the season kickoff of the sixth annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in Houston. Through her dedication, Aysha amazingly educated those around her to be involved with her efforts in raising awareness of the debilitating disease that affects over 1.3 million women and men across the globe each year. The Avon Walk for Breast

EMG Austin Office Opening in 2008

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) executive management is thrilled to announce its newest expansion plans to open a new regional office location in the greater Austin, Texas area. At the close of the first quarter, principals Dr. Blaine Behringer and Damien Navarro announced the plans to further increase EMG’s presence to serve the increasing need for technology-driven strategic marketing expertise in the southwestern U.S. “Our Austin expansion

EMG Awarded Two Platinum Hermes Creative Awards

IRVINE, CA – At the height of the 2008 awards season, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is proud to announce its biggest win yet with two prestigious Platinum Hermes Creative Awards – the competition’s highest honor. The interactive rich-media and video-based virtual tour microsites developed for clients Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) and the University of La Verne (ULV) were awarded Platinum Awards in the “Web Interactive Capabilities” and “Web

EMG Welcomes New Technology Director

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) has added technology guru Todd Haser to its team as its new Director of Technology. Haser was officially welcomed aboard in mid-May and heads up the EMG technology team from its Orange County headquarters. “Todd brings more than thirteen years of professional experience in the technology industry to the EMG team, and we are confident that his versatile background in software programming and

EMG Wins Prestigious Telly Award

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is proud to announce the latest win for its award-winning ULV Virtual tour with a Bronze Telly Award. Capturing a bronze statuette in the recruitment category, the ULV virtual tour (www.ulv.edu/virtualtour) was recognized by the 28th Telly Awards competition for its innovative approach to engaging potential college students through a technology- and video-driven interactive experience. “The ULV virtual tour is truly a one-of-kind

EMG Named Top OC Employer

IRVINE, CA – Following up its place at the top of OC Metro’s “Green Teams” listing last spring, EMG announces its place at the at the top of the “Best Companies in Orange County” list covered in the June 5 issue cover story of OC Metro Business. The cover story highlights 20 local businesses that have dramatically made an impact on the lives of their employees, and EMG is recognized

EMG Kofax Commercials Win Silver Summit Award

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is celebrating another major win for 2008 with a Silver Summit Creative Award. Competing in the YouTube category, the EMG six-part webisode and video advertising series titled “Paper In. Perfection Out.” was developed for client Kofax Image Products and was honored among the very best in the international marketing industry with this Silver Summit Award. With its roots in filmmaking, EMG approached the project

EMG's VDP Solutions Featured in PODi Best Practices Publication

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is thrilled to announce its repeat exposure in the Print on Demand Initiative’s (PODI) highly acclaimed annual Best Practices in Digital Print report for 2008 after being featured in last year’s edition as well. This year, EMG’s variable data work for its higher education clients University of La Verne (ULV) and Teacher’s College, Columbia University was featured for their success in personalizing the

EMG Certified by Interwoven Optimost

IRVINE, CA – At the forefront of implementing the latest technologies, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is thrilled to announce its recent certification from enterprise partner Interwoven’s multivariate testing technology Optimost. One of only seven agencies to be certified in Interwoven Optimost, EMG is taking its clients’ online marketing strategies and initiatives to even higher levels of performance. “We’re thrilled that Interwoven Optimost chose EMG for its inaugural certification process,” said EMG

Interwoven Awards LLUMC for Excellence

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is pleased to extend its warm congratulations to client Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) for its recent Interwoven Excellence Award win. LLUMC was hand-selected by global content management solutions provider Interwoven for excellence in optimizing content while driving growth through the innovative use of Interwoven’s software including TeamSite, MediaBin and Optimost in managing and marketing its new website lomalindahealth.org as well as

EMG Offers New Team Benefits

IRVINE, CA – In an effort to promote a holistic work / life balance for its seasoned team, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) is happy to announce the newest additions to its employee benefits offerings. EMG’s ongoing commitment to offering some of the most innovative and competitive benefits around further supports its reputation as one Orange County’s most fun places to work. Unanimously approved by EMG’s talented and diverse team and executive

EMG Named #2 Eco-Co. for 1:1 VDP Solution

IRVINE, CA – Earthbound Media Group (EMG) was named Orange County’s second top green company in OC Metro’s recent cover story titled “The Green Teams.” The story listed 23 area businesses considered to be making innovative strides toward eco-responsibility, and EMG was one of the only businesses listed to offer sustainable solutions for other, like-minded organizations. EMG’s own Executive Producer and managing partner Dr. Blaine Behringer was featured along with

CNNMoney.com Features EMG

IRVINE, CA – 2007 ended nicely for Earthbound Media Group (EMG) with EMG sharing the spotlight with enterprise technology partner Interwoven in a December 12th CNNMoney.com news story. The featured article highlighted EMG and Interwoven’s success in driving daily traffic to Loma Linda University Medical Center’s (LLUMC) Proton Therapy and Treatment website, protons.com. “EMG is truly excited to be featured on CNN. The exposure and recognition by a leading news

Medical Center Website Welcomes Change of Address

Loma Linda, CA – Loma Linda University Medical Center is excited to announce the December 18, 2007, launch of its new and improved website – lomalindahealth.org. This comprehensive website details all facets of Loma Linda University Medical Center and represents a bold step forward in look, feel and service. Featuring subsections for the Children’s Hospital, Behavioral Medicine Center and East Campus, the sleekly designed site is a one-stop resource for

Medical Center Website Launched

Loma Linda, CA – Earthbound Media Group is excited to announce the December 18, 2007, launch of client Loma Linda University Medical Center’s new and improved website – lomalindahealth.org. This comprehensive website is powered by an enterprise content management system and details all facets of Loma Linda University Medical Center, representing a bold step forward in look, feel and service. Featuring subsections for the Children’s Hospital, Behavioral Medicine Center and

EMG Sweeps MarCom Awards

IRVINE, CA – With the fall awards season coming to a close, Earthbound Media Group’s (EMG) innovative efforts continue to generate some high visibility payoffs. In addition to receiving honors earlier this fall from the W3, Davey and Interactive Media Awards, EMG is proud to announce its biggest win yet with a series of distinguished honors awarded by the 2007 MarCom Awards. EMG won the show’s highest honor for the cross-media

EMG Wins Big During Fall Awards Season

IRVINE, CA – As the fall awards season comes to a close, Earthbound Media Group (EMG) takes inventory of its most recently awarded certificates and statuettes. Having claimed prizes at the W3 Awards early this fall, EMG is proud to announce multiple wins at this year’s Davey, MarCom and Interactive Media Awards. Starting the season out right, EMG announced in early October their double W3 Awards win with Loma Linda

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