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Placemaking Group Tapped for New B2B Ecommerce Web Development and Lead Generation Marketing Programs

Oakland, Calif., August 7, 2013 – Placemaking Group has been hired by Microscope Hub to develop a new online store to sell its affordably priced line of high-quality microscopes. In addition, Menlo Park- based IT consulting firm MPA Networks has hired Placemaking Group for marketing communications, branding and lead generation.

For Microscope Hub, Placemaking Group is providing web design-to-launch services for a new website to sell its midrange-priced microscopes. The Microscope Hub engagement includes ecommerce website design, programming, and build out of the site, which is scheduled to launch in August. The site will utilize Foxy Cart and for its cart and payment processes.

Microscope Hub serves the education, medical device inspection, and the micro-electronic inspection markets.

MPA Networks is working with Placemaking Group on its marketing communications, branding and lead generation. Celebrating its 30th year in 2013, the professional services firm is updating its look, messaging, and initiating outreach to new markets. Placemaking Group is redesigning the MPA Networks website, as well as creating an email marketing program, designing new marketing materials, and providing SEO services.

About Placemaking Group

The Placemaking Group is a full-service San Francisco Bay Area public relations and website development and marketing firm headquartered in Oakland. The marketing communication agency provides integrated branding, public relations, advertising, website design, and programming to help its clients effectively position themselves, communicate their messages, and inspire audiences to take action. Placemaking Group clients include the American Iron and Steel Institute, HFS Consultants, DentPro, The Renaissance International School, McRoskey Mattress Company, the City of Fairfield Economic Development department, Oakland City Center, the Island of Guam, and the Micronesian Island of Kosrae.

For more information, go to, Facebook:, Twitter: @placemaking or call 510-835-7900.