Marketlinkx Direct, Inc., Coral Springs, Fla.
954-753-2201 ext. 125
(BLACK PR WIRE) ( June 23, 2009) ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Marketlinkx Direct, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the Ezell Brown Center for Entrepreneurship at Morris Brown College. The Center and its Interactive Marketing Institute (IMI) prepare students for full participation in our innovative economy by providing them with learning opportunities and work experience in direct and interactive marketing.
Through the Centers Interactive Marketing Institute, students will receive real-world experience in direct and interactive marketing, and gain valuable knowledge and skills including eMail and Direct Marketing, Lead Generation, Banner Advertising, SEO, PPC, Production, Post-Production, Public Relations deployment and Contact Center Management. The Interactive Marketing Institute also serves as a work-aid program that assists a limited number of students with on-campus employment as it also features a 96-station contact center facility specializing in educational lead generation.
We are excited about this initiative and its inherent ability to produce graduated students with skills that will make them more attractive to employers and give them the tools to become entrepreneurs themselves, said Ezell Brown, Chairman and CEO, Marketlinkx Direct, Inc. Morris Brown has been innovative since its founding in 1881 and continues that proud tradition through the establishment of the Center and the Interactive Marketing Institute (IMI) which will give real-life experience to students and enable them to succeed in the global digital economy.
We live in the greatest free enterprise country in the world and it has always been my vision and that of my wife, Mrs. Roshunda Brown, to inspire, motivate and prepare our youth to succeed by learning the very principles that make us a great nation. The Ezell Brown Center for Entrepreneurship is a testament to our dedication to give back to the system that we believe in and have been committed to our whole adult lives. We have been self-employed for over 17 years and have in turn employed many people around the world who continue to demonstrate the effectiveness of entrepreneurial skills by having also become employers in their respective fields. These are the kinds of results that we expect for the Ezell Brown Center for Entrepreneurship and the Interactive Marketing Institute, emphasized Chairman & CEO Brown.
We recognize the value of Educational Opportunities that focus on the skills needed by our young people to attain their professional aspirations. The opening of the Ezell Brown Center for Entrepreneurship is the culmination of a lifelong dream to share with others what we have learned as entrepreneurs over the past 17 years. We believe our nation to be the greatest free enterprise country in the world and entrepreneurship is the best path for many students to reach their career goals, said Roshunda Brown, Chief Financial Officer, Marketlinkx Direct, Inc. Our family is committed to the purpose of the Center and the Interactive Marketing Institute and expect that it will be the prototype for other facilities that will prepare dedicated students to compete and succeed in the 21st Century digital global economy, added Mrs. Brown.
Ezell Brown has emerged on the world stage as one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time. Now as a result of the genius of the establishment of the Ezell Brown Center for Entrepreneurship and the Interactive Marketing Institute within the heart of Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia, thousands of college students and members of the community will have the option to receive the unique state of the art training and employment opportunities offered by the Center and Institute, said Dr. Benjamin Chavis, President, Education Online Services Corp. EOServe Corp. welcomes this decision by Marketlinkx Direct, Inc. as this initiative will help immeasurably with the revitalization of Morris Brown College. Ezell Brown reminds me so much of the entrepreneurial leadership of Reginald F. Lewis, who became a world leader in business accomplishment, and I am once again just proud to be a part of a team that will make a difference in the lives of students and aspiring business leaders. Education, business development and wealth-building are all inextricably linked," emphasized Dr. Chavis.
About Marketlinkx Direct, Inc.
Marketlinkx Direct www.mlxdirect.com is headquartered in Coral Springs, Fla. and currently operates 18,000 sq. ft. of facilities in the area, housing 300 Education Advisors and Enrollment Counselors, as well as Project Directors and Campaign Managers. The Company also features a full-service marketing department with Online, Promotional, Event and Brand direct marketing capabilities as well as a complete production and post-production studio which creates and deploys TV and web commercials on behalf of clients and partners. In addition Marketlinkx currently employs hundreds of full-time employees and independent contractors in offices throughout the world, including, Ft. Lauderdale, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, St Vincent,India, Nepal and the Philippines.