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Online Marketing Firm fishbat 'Likes FEMA' as Hurricane Sandy Travels East Coast


According to International Digital Times, with Hurricane Sandy quickly traveling the East Coast, organizations like The American Red Cross, FEMA and AccuWeather help prepare for the impending storm. Social media agency fishbat responds and offers advice in social media storm preparation.

Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2012

On October 31, online marketing company fishbat responds to an article published by International Digital Times which reports that as Hurricane Sandy barrels along the Eastern coastline, public assistance organizations FEMA , the American Red Cross and AccuWeather Forecasting are taking to social media to offer advice and storm warnings for those affected by the storm. fishbat responds to the social media strategy with advice in bearing the weather.

In a report from International Digital Times, Hurricane Sandy or Frankenstorm “has already claimed more than 66 lives in the Caribbean and has brought the lives of many in the U.S. to a standstill.” Across the eastern coastline, thousands of canceled flights have left several people stranded and the presidential polls may have been affected as well, reports International Digital Times.

According to International Digital Times, “As the people of America prepare themselves to face Sandy, the social media is live and active to the fullest. Many agencies and government officials, including FEMA, have taken to social media to update people about the storm and also give tips on how to survive it, including a checklist of the necessary items.”

Agencies like FEMA and the American Red Cross, International Digital Times reports, have been utilizing social media to keep those who will be impacted by Hurricane Sandy with constant updates with apps and social media accounts.

“Various accounts and pages have been created on Twitter and Facebook that are constantly updated so that the people are aware of what is happening at all times. On Sunday, the hashtag #Sandy was trending with people constantly tweeting about it. The social media also proves to be a medium that allows people to inform their loved ones about their whereabouts,” reports International Digital Times

Social media agency fishbat responded to the Hurricane updates with enthusiasm and will be reporting live through their Twitter feed to keep the general public informed of safe locations that have power to stay connected. “It is relieving to see that public assistance agencies like FEMA and the Red Cross are utilizing every resource to warn and educate the public of Hurricane Sandy's impending dangers,” comments Clay Darrohn, CEO of fishbat. “Anyone that does not have a safe place to be should refer to their local evacuation shelter.”

“The weather forecast website, has set up a group video chat on Google+ that allows people's questions to be answered by meteorologists. The New York Times and Wall Street Journal have also taken down their paywalls so that people can get storm updates for free,” reports International Digital Times.
“Make sure to have all of your smart devices fully charged, D-batteries installed and sandbags packed because it is going to be a bumpy few days,” adds Darrohn.

fishbat, Inc. is a full service online marketing firm. Through social media management, search engine optimization (SEO), web design, and public relations, fishbat strives as a marketing firm to raise awareness about your brand and strengthen your corporate image.

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