updated 6/21/2011 10:17:31 AM ET 2011-06-21T14:17:31

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., June 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Representatives from The Brandon Agency today announced that the agency's social media client roster has significantly grown with the addition of nine new accounts in five states: Wilminton/Cape Fear Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) (Wilmington, N.C), BlueWater Resort (Myrtle Beach, S.C.), Boone Hall Plantation (Mount Pleasant, S.C), Century 21 Boling & Associates (Myrtle Beach, S.C), Crafty Cuts (Rock Hill, S.C.), King Ranch (Kingsville, Texas), Pollock Company (Augusta, Ga., and Columbia, S.C), Provost Academy Colorado (Greenwood Village, Colo.), and RJ Rockers Brewing Company (Spartanburg, S.C.). The Brandon Agency has been hired to increase engagement, increase fan acquisition and develop a more active stream of conversation for each client through the use of various social media platforms.

The agency will manage and execute all social media efforts for each client including Facebook and Twitter, with the goal of converting social media users into active customers.

"We are pleased by the steadily growing list of social media clients we've recently partnered with," said Scott Brandon, president and CEO of The Brandon Agency. "We both welcome and value the diversity of each of our clients and look forward to initiating social media campaigns tailored to each company's objective and help grow and elevate their brand."

About BlueWater Resort

BlueWater Resort is located at 2001 South Ocean Boulevard in the heart of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and offers several amenities that fit perfectly with its beach and ocean theme. Amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, poolside bars, a lazy river, spa tubs, children's pools and a sauna. Additional amenities include racquetball courts, passes to Gold's Gym, and an arcade for kids. The BlueWater Resort is on the beach and convenient to all of the popular Myrtle Beach attractions.

About Boone Hall Plantation

Located in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, and purchased buy the McRae Family in 1955, Boone Hall Plantation is one of America's oldest working, living plantations. Open to the public since 1956, it has been continuously growing and producing crops for more than 320 years. In addition to providing tours and hosting events throughout the year, Boone Hall Plantation also runs the Boone Hall Farms Market, which opened in March 2006. The market specializes in a full line of locally grown South Carolina produce, meats, fresh local seafood, and specialty products. The Boone Hall Farms Market Cafe, located inside the store, prepares and serves a diverse selection of soups, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and farm fresh meals. 

About Century 21 Boling & Associates

Century 21 Boling & Associates is a full service residential and commercial real estate company based in Myrtle Beach, S.C., serving the coastal Carolinas. CENTURY 21 Boling and Associates, Inc. maintains an outstanding inventory that has something for everyone including: residential properties; oceanfront properties; second home; condominium properties; commercial properties and residential lots. Century 21 Boling & Associates has been named one of the best performing CENTURY 21 offices in North and South Carolina for the past 23 years.

About Crafty Cuts

Crafty Cuts is a line of 1/2, 1 1/2, 2 and 3 yard cuts of fabric developed by Springs Creative Products Group, LLC and sold in retail stores across the United States. Crafty Cuts may be found in Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores select Michaels stores.

About King Ranch

As the home of 60,000 cattle and 300 Quarter Horses, the 825,000-acre King Ranch is one of the largest ranches in the world today. Founded in 1853 by Captain Richard King and Gideon K. Lewis, King Ranch is active in industries as diverse as publishing, retail and eco-tourism. King Ranch farms approximately 60,000 acres in South Texas, with crops evenly divided between cotton and milo. The ranch also owns and operates multiple sod production farms and retail distribution centers throughout Texas. In addition to its operations in South Texas, King Ranch also maintains farming land in Florida, where it is the largest juice orange producer in the United States.

About Pollock Company

Pollock Company is a document management company that specializes in large, high-speed, high-volume, black-and-white and color production copiers, as well as desktop printers. Pollock Company has helped businesses become more productive and efficient by offering state-of-the-art office equipment, service, and support. Pollock Company has offices in Augusta, Ga. and Columbia, S.C.

About Provost Academy Colorado

Provost Academy is a tuition-free online public high school serving grades 9 to 12. It is uniquely designed to offer a challenging, flexible and individualized education option for students who want or need something different from traditional high schools. Provost Academy is the only online high school backed by EdisonLearning, a global leader in providing education services. For twenty years, EdisonLearning has prepared more than 1 million students for college and the workforce.

About RJ Rockers Brewing Company

RJ Rockers Brewing Company, founded in 1997, is a beer brewing company based in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The company currently produces eleven different style ales and has distribution in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.  For more information about RJ Rockers, visit www.rjrockers.com .

About Wilmington/Cape Fear CVB

The New Hanover County Tourism Development Authority d/b/a Wilmington/Cape Fear Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization of New Hanover County that stimulates economic development through the promotion of travel and tourism.

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.

The Agency's client list includes Farmers Telephone Cooperative, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, Golf Academy of America, The Haig Point Club, Columbus Regional Healthcare System, Smathers & Branson, Community FirstBank, Southern Tide, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT Malls), Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Provost Academy South Carolina/EdisonLearning, McCall Farms, Yeti Coolers, Caledonia Golf and Fish Club, True Blue Golf Plantation, Crescent Bank, Myrtle Beach Campground Association, Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, Myrtle Beach National Company, Springs Creative Products Group, LLC, Dataw Island and HTC.

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 TheBrandonAgency.com.

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