Our Partners

In order to serve you best, we have created strategic alliances with select service providers in related industries in order to provide the widest variety of services to you. We work in conjunction with them on your campaigns or, in some cases, provide direct referrals to them if theirs are the primary or only services we determine you need. They include the following firms:

Audience Matters, Inc.Audience Matters is a full-service social web branding strategy agency that specializes in providing social media-based social web marketing solutions to high-growth and established businesses, professionals and consultants in a variety of industries. The agency helps its clients UNTANGLE the social web and raise their profile and profits online with S.M.A.R.T.E.R. social web marketing strategy. Audience Matters works collaboratively with its to develop and execute audience-driven, game-changing social web marketing communications, branding or rebranding programs that move their current online marketing initiatives from an instant results mindset to real social marketing ROI using appropriate, long-range strategies.

Founded by award-winning journalist, Dahna M. Chandler, the agency does this by combining award-winning journalistic writing and content development excellence with proven social business expertise to develop outstanding social web marketing content that is then strategically embedded across the social web. They also help their clients become more social by leveraging the appropriate social networks to develop the online engagement that  leads to bottom line results.

In addition, in order to provide the best combination of web marketing services, Audience Matters also designs and builds websites, conducts email marketing campaigns, creates blog content, and helps clients across industries and professions produce videos and other visual and digital content necessary for web marketing success. The agency also provides individual coaching and group training on social web marketing strategy and overall branding to organizations of all sizes. Audience Matters is available to speak at your meeting, conference or professional event.

While specializing in web marketing strategy Audience Matters also provides limited (and by referral only), full-service public relations campaigns and acts as booking agents for select clients. The agency also maintains relationships with top strategic partners to provide other aspects of marketing and business development it may not directly provide. Learn more about them by visiting their website.

 

Sachi Koto CommunicationsLaunched by Sachi Koto in Tucker, Georgia in July 2005 following more than 16 years with CNN, Sachi Koto Communications is adept in promoting the specialty niche of Asian community affairs and public relations. In addition, the firm represents and markets products developed and services provided by Asian companies. In an effort to provide a clear and unified voice to the various Asian groups, the company bridges the gap between these communities and mainstream America.

As a veteran of CNN, Koto served as a news anchor for CNN Headline News based in the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta.  During her tenure at CNN, Koto anchored for CNN Radio, CNN Airport Network, CNN International and CNN QuickCast. She also produced, wrote and anchored for Turner South, Turner Entertainment Group’s entertainment network dedicated to southern style programming.

Before joining CNN, Koto worked as an anchor for Tokyo’s JCTV (Japan Cable Television) and for Nippon Hoso Kyoku (NHK) Radio, also in Tokyo.  Previously, she was a reporter for WQXI radio station in Atlanta from 1974-1975 and for CNN affiliate WAGA-TV in Atlanta from 1975-1977.

Koto has received multiple honors and awards for her reporting, including the National Star of Asia 2002 Award.  She also received the “Honorary Texan Award” by Texas Gov. Rick Perry and the “Honorary Citizen Award” by Austin, Texas, Mayor Gus Garcia. She was awarded Honorary Member of the Japan America Society by Japanese Consul General George Hisaeda and was appointed as commissioner to the Asian-American Commission for a New Georgia by Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue.

Koto is a third-generation Japanese American, born and raised in Atlanta.  Koto was the first Japanese on-air talent in the Southeast and the first Asian on-air talent in Atlanta. Learn more about Sachi Koto and her team by visiting their website.