Monday, September 29, 2008

New Bethesda MD Homes - Custom, Big, Amazing Value...

From time to time, we some some really wonderful value in new, custom family homes - in this case, the highly sought-after neighborhood of Bethesda, MD in Montgomery County. These homes are extremely competitively priced for this neighborhood, and great location - near schools, businesses and convenient to all of Metro DC.

From Ingrid Myers, Realtor - Northern Virginia, Metro DC Maryland and Southern Maryland Real Estate...

"Here are a couple of my newest, most interesting Bethesda MD (Montgomery County) New Homes. Browse these great webpages and find out more about the Bethesda MD community altogether!

5909 Melvern, Bethesda MD, Montgomery County New Home

5912 Somoma, Bethesda MD, Montgomery County New Home

Brand New Custom Seven Bedroom Home in the Wyngate Neighborhood of Bethesda, Maryland - Montgomery County
5909 Melvern Dr., Bethesda, MD

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Lexington Park, Southern Maryland Hotels get Hi-Def TV

It's finally arrived commercially in St. Mary's county, for travelers and visitors - the PAX River NAS hotels in Lexington Park, MD are getting Hi-Definition (Hi-Def) TV installed - per this announcement through Southern Maryland's Home Building and Hospitality business Cherry Cove.


Sotterley Riverside Wine Fest

The Sotterley Riverside Wine Fest is coming up next weekend, October 4-5, Noon to 6PM.

Fabulous foods for purchase featuring such southern Maryland specialties as crab cakes, fried oysters, stuffed ham, pit roasted meats, freshly made ice cream and more.

Tours of Sotterley’s Mansion circa 1703 (fee).

Tours of Sotterley’s Colonial Revival Gardens given at no cost.

Wonderful live music both days!

Saturday, Oct. 4th:
Noon - 2 PM: The O'Neill Project
2 PM - 4 PM: Gary Rue and the Blue Crabs
4 PM - 6 PM: Diane Daly Trio

Sunday, Oct. 5th: Noon - 2 PM: Upstroke
2 PM - 4 PM: David Norris
4 PM - 6 PM: Gretchen Richie Jazz Cabaret

Wine Making and Wine Tasting demonstrations.

Artisan Vendors with fabulous hand-crafted items for purchase.

Children's games, crafts and activities.

Southern Maryland So Good will feature exhibits and great demos using
items freshly grown and harvested from our local farms and waters.

Sponsored by all the great Southern Maryland, St. Mary's County and PAX River area businesses, including the amazing Solomons Island, Southern Maryland hotel Hilton Garden Inn.


Saturday, September 20, 2008

Southern Maryland Internet Marketing

Southern Maryland Internet Marketing - Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Social Media Marketing (SMM).

What do you do when you need to find something on the Internet?

In most cases, you go to one of the major search engines and type in the term or key words that you’re looking for and then click through the results. Sometimes you might go to a "bookmarking" site or local directory/discussion forum to search. But what if the first and second pages of results don’t give you the results you were looking for?

On the other end, what do you do to attract more visitors to your southern maryland business or organization's web site? What if you have the most attractive web site and yet no one can find you? Isn't it like decorating the front window of your shop, but locating it in an alley where nobody can see it?

Search Engine Optimization or SEO is a marketing strategy that helps your web site be recognized and get on the first page of leading search engine sites, such as Google, Yahoo, MSN, and AOL. It is the process of improving the volume and quality of traffic to a web site from search engines via “natural” or “algorithmic” search results for targeted key words. Usually, the earlier a site is presented in the search engine results pages or the higher it "ranks", the more searchers will visit that site.

In today’s fast-paced internet world where a web site can be the face of a brand’s identity, having your web site be optimized for search engine compatibility is not only important, but a necessity. Without good SEO, your website is lost among thousands of other web sites on the net.

We at KME Internet Marketing can help you achieve that goal and increase your web site’s “rank” by using SEO, SEM and SMM as a cost-effective and accessible tool to increase not only your online traffic, but target your audience and give your brand a high local, regional, national or international profile.

For the DC metro area and southern maryland in particular, we offer the most comprehensive, fast-developing and professional online marketing services available - out of our local office in Ridge, MD. Read more about DC metro and Southern Maryland SEO/SEM at our blog.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

St. Mary's County Fair - Southern Maryland

Don't forget to get over to the St. Mary's County Fair this weekend!

Since 1947, the St. Mary's County Fair features fun for the entire family including children's activities, livestock competitions and exhibits, home arts, garden exhibits, arts and crafts, farm museum, carnival, horse shows, music, parade, entertainment, commercial vendors selling their wares, a wide variety of food and attractions.

Thu Sept 18 - Sun Sept 21, 2008, at the Saint Mary's County Fairgrounds.

Route 5 across from the Leonardtown High School
Just south of Leonardtown, Md.

42455 Fairgrounds Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650

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Saturday, September 13, 2008

Are Southern Maryland Moms for Palin/McCain - or Obama/Biden?

Noticed this succinct post in about Palin in Virginia and here regarding Moms for Palin - are Southern Maryland Moms, Dads, Families leaning Palin or Biden?

Virginia is for Palin


New Local Marketing Director for Cherry Cove Hospitality

A new Marketing Director was recently announced for Southern Maryland and St. Mary's County's most comprehensive and uniquely local business and hospitality services provider for Maryland Land Development, Custom and Modular Homes, Hotels, Apartments, Conference Space, Office Rentals and Storage Units - Cherry Cove Hospitality.

Cherry Cove Southern Maryland Hotels, Apartments, Hospitality, Land Development - PAX River NAS area

Per this Washington DC Business Services article, Kelly Tygrett recently joined the Lexington Park (PAX River NAS area) Cherry Cove Hospitality team.

Tygrett has over 16 years of communications and marketing , with specific expertise in managing events, conferences and trade shows. Previously, she worked for the Naval Air Station Patuxent River, St. Mary’s County.

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Thursday, September 4, 2008

Looking for a St. Mary's County Hotel Room - PAX River Naval Air Station area?

We and family members have stayed for various reasons in Southern Maryland hotels, in St. Mary's and Calvert counties - while the house was being built, when the house overflowed, etc. Our absolute favorite, in terms of convenience, price and great service, is the Lexington Park Hampton Inn - right across from the PAX River Naval Air Station main gate on Rt. 235 smack in the middle of Lexington Park.

Other recommended area PAX River hotels to book a room in St. Mary's county or Calvert county include:

Hampton Inn, Waldorf Maryland
3750 Crain Highway
Waldorf, MD 20603
Phone: 301-632-9600

Hilton Garden Inn, Solomons Island, Maryland
13100 Dowell Road
Dowell, MD 20629
Phone: 301-866-2060

Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Lexington Park
22119 Three Notch Road
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Phone: 301-863-0203

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St. Mary's College - Historical St. Mary's City Maryland

Another beautiful Labor Day in Southern Maryland - took a look around the Historic St. Mary's City area near St. Mary's College (on the western side of the southern maryland penninsula off Rt. 5, across from the PAX River Naval Air Station, which is on the eastern side, off Rt. 235/Rt. 4) - nice cool weather made for lots of poking around and not too much complaining from the kids...

pax river online - St. Mary's historic city church reconstruction and archeaology near St. Mary's college, Southern Maryland

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