New York, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2011
Washington, DC-based technology group, The Cool Blue Company LLC’s magazine, The Social Media Monthly, was named on Tuesday, December 5th, 2011 as one of the hottest magazine launches of 2011 by MIN, an organization that reports on the publishing industry, and Samir “Mr. Magazine” Husni. Of the more than eight hundred new magazine launches over the last twelve months, The Social Media Monthly was recognized among a select group of fifteen as this year’s hottest.
The December issue features a cover design by graphic design artist Jonathan Lamb. The cover portrays a family peering into a store window during the holidays excited by all the new social media toys on display. Feature articles include a review of the Occupy Wall Street protests and how the loosely knit organization leveraged social media between groups of protestors around the world written by Adriel Hampton, as well an in-depth look at the growing children’s app market for smartphones and tablets written by Julie Brannon.
Other articles include a piece by Perri Gorman explaining to readers how they can best leverage social media tools for networking; a piece on how social media is changing the Hollywood production landscape by Carri Bugbee; the latest social media tools for your holiday shopping by Frank Gruber and Jen Consalvo; an in-depth look at how the non-profit organization Water.org uses social media to reach millions of concerned citizens by Mike Brown, among many others.
“It was really an honor today to receive this award and recognition from the industry. It helps my team and I to know that we’re moving in the right direction,” said Robert Fine, founder of Cool Blue Company. http://TheSocialMediaMonthly.com “We’re very excited to see our December issue now out on newsstands, and I think it’s our best yet. We believe the articles focused around social media and the holidays will greatly appeal to parents as they try to understand all the new technologies available to them and their children this holiday season.”
About The Cool Blue Company LLC
Robert Fine is the founder of Cool Blue Company, LLC, and author of “The Big Book of Social Media Case Studies, Stories, Perspectives”. Robert has over 17 years experience as a systems and sales engineer with various companies including CMGI, Hughes Network Systems, and most recently as Senior Director of IT for Global Strategy & Development at Conservation International (CI). He is currently pursuing his PhD at George Mason University where he is researching links between investments in information technology and achieving conservation outcomes.
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