Shipping and the Social Conversation – the Impact of the Evolving Media Landscape on Communications

- By Amie Pascoe, Director, BLUE Communications The way that we communicate is fundamentally changing. As a society, our appetite for information and our expectations of being able to connect instantly with friends, colleagues and even strangers online around the world is constantly evolving. Each new device and platform that we are introduced to develops our desire to … [Read more...]

Facebook Page: Master of Towing Vessels Association

For those of you on Facebook, check out the new Fan Page, Master of Towing Vessels Association, started by gCaptain.com Forum Super Moderator, Doug Pine. Become a Fan The Master of Towing Vessels Association represents the interests of U.S. Coast Guard licensed masters, mates and pilots of towing vessels (Oceans, Near Coastal, Great Lakes/Inland & Western Rivers), with a … [Read more...]

Social Networking Sites – What Are You Using? – Poll

Here at gCaptain, we have relied primarily on search engine optimization (SEO), regularly updating the blog, word-of-mouth and some great partnerships to grow the site. So far, it has worked really well for us. We are now receiving over 100,000 unique visitors monthly and growing at a rapid pace. Furthermore, having done this with little to no marketing budget is something … [Read more...]

LinkedIn Maritime & Shipping Guide

Whether it's a source for an article, helping a forum member find a job or answering questions from the press, here at gCaptain we spend a considerable amount of time locating and contacting experts within the maritime industry. Sometimes this is difficult. Part of the reason we were able to launch Unofficial Networks, our web building and search engine optimization group, is … [Read more...]

USCG Master Twitter Feed

Image by roeland.p This badge shows the latest Twitter's from all know United States Coast Guard personnel and bloggers, enjoy! The list was taken from our last blog post: The USCG Joins Twitter … [Read more...]