EO Nashville Members in the News: Alan Looney, Charles May & Michael Brody-Waite

Recently, three of our members have earned some well-deserved press attention.

The Tennessean reported that homebuilder Alan Looney, founder and president of Castle Homes of Brentwood, has been named Custom Builder of the Year by the Southern Living Custom Builder Program.

The Nashville Business Journal’s “Ten Minutes to Better Business” feature profiled Charles May’s company bytes of knowledge.

Michael Brody-Waite, CEO of InQuicker.com was was asked by  the Nashville Business Journal to offer advice for first-time entrepreneurs.

2010 EO Nashville Media Survey Results

Thanks to everyone who participated in the EO Nashville Media Survey. Here are the results:

From which source(s)do you regularly receive LOCAL business news?

  • Tennessean print edition 33.3%
  • Tennessean.com 38.9%7
  • Nashville Post print edition 16.7%
  • Nashvillepost.com 44.4%
  • Nashville City Paper print edition 11.1%
  • Nashvillecitypaper.com 16.7%
  • Nashville Business Journal print edition 72.2%
  • nashville.bizjournals.com 22.2%
  • None 5.6%

Which local newscasts do you regularly watch?

  • WKRN Channel 2 (ABC) 11.1%
  • WSMV Channel 4 (NBC) 27.8%
  • WTVF Channel 5 (CBS) 5.6%
  • WZTV Channel 17 (FOX) 5.6%
  • None 50.0%

Which radio stations do you turn to for local news?

  • WLAC 1510 0.0%
  • WPLN 90.3 33.3%
  • WWTN 99.7 11.1%
  • None 61.1%

In which social network media sites do you personally participate?

  • Facebook 77.8%
  • Twitter 44.4%
  • MySpace 0.0%
  • Tumblr 5.6%
  • LinkedIn 77.8%
  • delicious 0.0%
  • newsvine 0.0%
  • Flickr 11.1%
  • Foursquare 16.7%
  • Flixster 5.6%
  • Google Buzz 5.6%
  • StumbleUpon 0.0%
  • Yelp 0.0%
  • None 11.1%

In which social network media sites does your company participate?

  • Facebook 72.2%
  • Twitter 66.7%
  • MySpace 0.0%
  • Tumblr 0.0%
  • LinkedIn 55.6%
  • delicious 0.0%
  • newsvine 0.0%
  • Flickr 5.6%
  • Foursquare 5.6%
  • Flixster 0.0%
  • Google Buzz 0.0%
  • StumbleUpon 0.0%
  • Yelp 0.0%
  • None 16.7%

Do you have a personal blog?

  • Yes 22.2%
  • No 77.8%

Does your company maintain a blog?

  • Yes 38.9%
  • No 61.1%

Do you regularly visit one or more blogs?

  • Yes 44.4%
  • No 55.6%

Where do you get your national and international news?

  • ABC network newscast 11.1%
  • NBC network newscast 33.3%
  • CBS network newscast 5.6%
  • PBS network newscast 0.0%
  • Wall Street Journal print edition 11.1%
  • wsj.com 11.1%
  • USA Today print edition 16.7%
  • usatoday.com 16.7%
  • New York Times print edition 5.6%
  • nytimes.com 27.8%
  • CNN broadcast 27.8%
  • cnn.com 33.3%
  • MSNBC broadcast 22.2%
  • msnbc.com 22.2%
  • Fox News broadcast 5.6%
  • foxnews.com 5.6%
  • CNBC broadcast 16.7%
  • cnbc.com 11.1%
  • None 5.6%

As a reminder, next month we will be asking you to participate in our economic survey. It has been six months since we last did this survey, so we’ll be looking to see how responses have changed over time. Look for information soon.

Tennessean Coverage of EO members

The Tennessean ran a story on the front of the Business section last Sunday where they highlighted companies that are doing interesting or innovative things to show their employees how much they are valued. The three companies featured are all EO members: cj Advertising, Comfort Supply and NationLink. Congratulations on making a difference in Nashville.