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[11 Sep 2011 | 12 Comments | 2,869 views]
ABJ: Eateries Watching Online Reputations

It’s always fun seeing your name in print, and I was happy to share some thoughts with the Austin Business Journal on recommendations for restaurants engaging on social media.

I responded to a request on Twitter from writer Vicky Garza, and she conducted the interview via email. Her query:
“I am working on an article about the role of social media for restaurants. You seem pretty active on Twitter. Do you know of any examples where social media (or the lack of) has really hurt/helped an Austin-area restaurant? Why is it important …

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[6 Apr 2011 | 7 Comments | 2,561 views]
Voting Love: Austin Business Journal and Austinist

Two days into the Whole Foods Foodie Fantasy contest, and I’m feeling overwhelmed with your love. The outpouring of support from friends and family members from as far away as Germany, Brasil, the UK, and Canada, to those scattered throughout the U.S., I’m truly touched by your support.
But Austin, you take my breath away.
Today, the Austin Business Journal posted on their blog to encourage their readers to vote. Click the image below to view in a new browser window.
A few hours later, my friend Tom from Austinist wrote a very …

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[4 Feb 2011 | 7 Comments | 3,438 views]
Maple Crusade in the News

Thank you to the Austin Business Journal for sharing the maple syrup message with your readers. This article is in this week’s print edition that will be mailed out today. I don’t believe they used the photo that I sent them in the final piece, but thought I would include it here for your amusement. No one gets between this Canadian and her maple syrup!
Maple mission
Austin Business Journal – by Sandra Zaragoza , ABJ Staff
Date: Friday, February 4, 2011, 5:00am CST
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A local foodie blogger and communications professional is on a …

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[21 Apr 2010 | 9 Comments | 3,197 views]
Calbi Fusion and the Growing Korea-Mex Food Scene

I’m posting about this new food truck at the corner of San Jacinto and 15th mainly because I promised three very nice customers I met there today that I would. Hi, guys!
Anyway, I learned about Calbi from an article in the Austin Business Journal promoting $1 tacos today until 1 p.m. I was intrigued and decided to stop off on my way back to work from an appointment.
There was a small crowd outside but most seemed to be folks who worked in the neighborhood — not the usual food blogging …

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[5 Jun 2009 | 4 Comments | 3,022 views]
Wining and dining ‘Yelpers’

Wanted to share a story in the print edition of today’s Austin Business Journal on the power of online reviews in the food scene. I spoke to reporter Christopher Calnan for the story to give background on the awesome Austin food blogger community.

Friday, June 5, 2009
Wining and dining ‘Yelpers’

The value of getting bloggers behind you
by Christopher Calnan ABJ Staff

Local software executive Jack Newton was one of 40 elite Yelpers at Max’s Wine Dive last month. He joined Yelp about three years ago.

It was only 5:30 p.m. on a …

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