By guest blogger Dave Delaney, social media coordinator, Griffin Technology
There are so many different businesses in Nashville that participate in creating digital media. Each has its own unique way of creating compelling content.
Companies that produce original content like online videos and music, thought-provoking blog posts, or even something as simple as helpful Twitter tweets all contribute to the community. They do this by promoting the fact that they are Nashville businesses and that what they create comes from Nashville.
In today's world, more than ever before, it's possible to harness the power of technology to rapidly gain influence. Digital media that originate in our city spread across the web and can be seen globally. The more amazing things that come from Music City, the more people stop and take notice. It's already happening, and it will happen more frequently in the future.
The intrinsic value of our local content can organically bring worldwide notice to our local market. In other words, Nashville is on the map because of what we create that is shared with the world.
This is the power of digital media business in Nashville.
The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Entrepreneur Center have identified digital media as a specific category in which to recognize excellence in entrepreneurship. Visit http://nextnashville.com
to see criteria, nominate a worthy company or entrepreneur or apply. Deadline is July 31.
Dave Delaney blogs frequently at davemadethat.com.