Selects MediaFirst to Create Buzz & Awareness Prior to SXSW

First to Market Social Network for Communities Integrates Free Web Conferencing, Collaboration & Project Management

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Mar 8, 2012) - MediaFirst, a full-service inbound marketing and PR agency that builds brands, grows audiences, and generates leads with strategy-driven, targeted communications, announces being chosen by to generate buzz and build awareness prior to SXSW. provides social conferencing and collaboration tools for Communities, allowing them to meet, organize, and grow.

"MediaFirst has been involved in helping promote our clients at SXSW for years, so we are very familiar with the entire interactive community there," said Jim Caruso, CEO of MediaFirst. "South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals are the perfect venue for launching emerging technologies and getting buzz-generating exposure for businesses like BigMarker."

"We chose MediaFirst because they know how to break through all the noise around the conference and we know they will help us put a stake in the ground as the go-to company for social communities," said Joe Yeomans, BigMarker's Outreach Coordinator.

BigMarker will be showcasing their social conferencing and collaboration tools at SXSW Show in Austin, TX on March 12 - 15, 2012. The Booth (#835, 837, 934, 936) will have a Pitch Station that will be hooked up to a BigMarker Conference Room, allowing attendees to jump on camera to publicize to BigMarker members from around the world who they are and what their company does.

Says CNN about the conference, "Every March, thousands of young, jeans-wearing techies, filmmakers and musicians descend upon Austin, Texas, harboring dreams of getting noticed and hitting it big. They come not just for the balmy weather or the Tex-Mex food but for South by Southwest, a collection of conferences and festivals that's considered one of the most influential happenings on the annual cultural calendar."

About MediaFirst
MediaFirst is a full-service inbound marketing, PR, and social media agency with deep expertise in technology and marketing that allows us to evangelize your business value proposition to the right audiences, attracting them with valuable content, engaging them with social media, then converting them to customers. MediaFirst has built awareness and created thought leadership for companies in the IT, Logistics, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Health Care, Telecom, and Transportation industries for over 10 years. For more information, visit, follow us on Facebook, or visit us on Twitter at @MediaFirst.

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