Archive for the ‘Social Media Insights’ Category


Empowered Ideas Shares Social Media Tips on #PrevChat

Empowered Ideas Co-Founder, James Wong (@CommunityMGR), was invited to be a guest on #PrevChat, a bi-weekly discussion on Twitter which provides an opportunity to connect and share resources, ideas and possibilities with other individuals who are equally energized about prevention and wellness.

With an increasing number of nonprofits and coalitions engaging in social media and digital communications, it’s increasingly critical that these organizations develop digital policies, strategies and empower their team members through training.


Empowered Ideas Presents at the 28th Annual EAHEC State of the Art Conference

Eastern AHEC’s 28th Annual Sustance Abuse Services
State of the Art Conference

November 7-8, 2012 in Greenville, North Carolina

Empowered Ideas Co-Founders, James Wong & Virginia Johnson (CSAPC), were honored to present a 3-hour session on Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the World of Social Media at the Eastern AHEC’s State of the Art Conference.


Empowered Ideas Presents at Digital East 2012

Empowered Ideas was invited by TechMedia to present at the 2012 Digital East Conference in Washington, D.C.

In fact, co-founders James Wong and Virginia Johnson were asked to teach a pre-conference workshop on Nurturing Social Engagement Through Email — in addition to a main session presentation on Utilizing Email Engagement for Nonprofit Fundraising & Advocacy.


Empowered Ideas Co-Founder, James Wong, Recognized by the RDU Chapter of the National Black MBA Association

On November 1, 2012, Empowered Ideas was invited to speak to the membership of the RDU Chapter of the National Black MBA Association — recently recognized as the NBMBAA Chapter of the Year.

Empowered Ideas Co-Founder, James Wong, led an inspiring discussion about how following your passions in life, can ultimately unveil true professional success when integrated with a few simple core ideals, such as:

  • Have several diversified passions in life, but always stay true to them
  • Surround yourself with individuals smarter than yourself
  • Never stop learning, especially when everyone else tells you otherwise
  • Network & grow your connections in the unlikeliest places



Empowered Ideas Featured on UNC TV

Excerpt originally posted on May 28, 2012 via Empowered Ideas’ Marketing & Communications Blog

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 (Raleigh, NC) — Empowered Ideas Co-Founder & Managing Partner, James C. Wong, had the honor of being invited as a guest speaker on the topic of Social Media for UNC TV’s Black Issues Forum.

James Wong has been a life-long supporter of diversity in leadership and knowledge in North Carolina, even accepting his now second term position as the Marketing Chair for the Triangle Association of Black Journalists (TABJ).