The New South Digital Marketing Conference is offering a special rate of $49 for the first 50 students to register for its second annual digital marketing conference held in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Friday, May 17. The exclusive $49 student ticket represents a 50 percent savings off of the conference’s early bird tickets now available for purchase through Sunday, March 31. Students interested in purchasing tickets at the $49 rate should email info@newsouthdigital.comfrom their student email accounts ending in .edu.

The New South Digital Marketing Conference provides attendees with the opportunity to engage with and learn from leading industry experts through a variety of breakout sessions. Last year’s conference was a sold-out event with more than 250 individuals in attendance.

The conference is co-hosted by The Brandon Agency and Fuel Interactive.

This year’s keynote speaker is Jay Baer, the president of Convince & Convert, who was named one of America’s top three social media consultants by Fast Company magazine. He has consulted with more than 700 companies, including Caterpillar, Nike and Visit California.

Additional speakers include Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget, Rivers Pearce and Zack Hanebrink of BoomTown, Scott Brandon of The Brandon Agency, Stuart Butler of Fuel Interactive and Matthew Langie of Adobe Systems.

For additional information, individuals should visit,, call (843) 916-2016.

About New South Digital Marketing Conference
Founded in 2012 by The Brandon Agency and Fuel Interactive, the New South Digital Marketing Conference is a pioneering digital marketing conference that allows attendees to engage with and learn from industry experts. In addition to keynote speakers, the conference has featured comprehensive breakout sessions conducted by experts from some of the most innovate online companies in the world, including Adobe, Brightcove, ExactTarget, Google Travel, TripAdvisor, Yahoo! and Yelp. Digital marketing topics discussed include how to improve organic search engine rankings, using analytics and business intelligence to improve targeting and results, maximizing mobile marketing initiatives, using local and geo-location to target new business, utilizing consumer reviews to help improve sales, acquiring more fans and followers and turning them into brand evangelists, positioning oneself as a trusted expert to target audiences, uncovering untapped digital channels to your business, video tutorials, and increasing the performances of opt-in email databases. This year’s conference will be held on Friday, May 17, 2013, in Myrtle Beach at the Marriot Resort & Spa Grande Dunes. For more information, visit or

About The Brandon Agency
Founded in 1959, The Brandon Agency is a full service marketing firm operating on the leading edge of change in the advertising industry. Offering an integrated approach to marketing, advertising, public relations, interactive and social media, the agency administers the “Why We Buy” Consumer Research Panel, an ongoing, in-depth consumer study that predicts how buyers interact with communications to the buying cycle.

Currently, the agency works with a variety of clients within the travel and tourism, healthcare, consumer packaged goods, telecommunications, finance, and education categories, including Glory Foods, Inc., the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, Farmers Telephone Cooperative, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, CresCom Bank, Provost Academy South Georgia and Columbus Regional Healthcare System.

The Brandon Agency is headquartered in Myrtle Beach, S.C. with satellite offices in Charleston, S.C. and Charlotte, N.C. For more information about the agency, call (843) 916-2000 or visit or