411 Marketing takes part in the institutional accreditation at Nikola Y. Vaptsarov Naval Academy. The procedure is conducted by the Committee at the National Accreditation Agency and includes employers, university instructors, students, and representatives of the marine industry, who can share their impressions of the students at the academy and their preparedness for the real business environment.
“It is an honor and sign of recognition for us to be part of the accreditation at the Naval Academy. We have built a good partnership with the Academy and have traditions in the mutual education of students in the field of Information Technology,” said Vanya Kirilova, Site Director at 411 Marketing.
The company and the Academy are realizing a long-term mutual project for the education of 45 freshmen specializing in “Information and Communication Technologies in the Maritime Industry.” For them, 60 hours of lectures and exercises in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) have been provided, and the lectures were given by the Training Manager at 411 Marketing, who is also a part-time lecturer at the Academy.
In 2017, 46 students from the Academy received their certificates for the successfully completed course in “Digital Marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).” As a result of this partnership,” Silvia Nikolova, Director of Client Marketing recently participated in the State Committee for Senior Thesis Defense at the Nikola Y. Vaptsarov Naval Academy. In the field of student internship and employment, 411 Marketing is successfully partnering with all Varna universities.
About 411 Marketing
411 Marketing is the Bulgarian branch of the international brand 411 Locals. The Office in Varna was established in 2009 with only four employees. Today, the company employs over 200 specialists in the field of SEO, WEB design, online marketing. 411 Locals is an official Google partner and is among the Top 10 SEO companies in the USA.
The Office of 411 Marketing welcomed 20 students from the Dr. Ivan Bogorov High School in Varna. The 11-graders are studying to become Organizers of Internet Applications and specialize in E-trade. “The goal of the visit was for the students to get acquainted with the nature of the job in a successful company in the field of digital marketing and web design. The young people saw firsthand the work process of 411 Marketing. It was of great importance to understand what skills and qualities those who want to develop in the field of Information Technology should possess,” commented Mr. Dean Vasilev, an instructor of Applied Informatics at the school. During their visit, the young IT specialists visited the main departments of the company and learned more about the nature of their work. They showed greatest interest in the SEO department, where employees of the company showed the students exactly what SEO is and explained to them its practical application and how a project for the optimization of a website is realized.
“We are happy to see that nowadays even schools start to adapt their educational programs to the real business needs. It is a laudable initiative of the teachers to acquaint the students with the real business environment and to encourage them to start thinking of their choice of a future profession while still in school,” commented Vanya Kirilova, Site Director of 411 Marketing.
For the students, the company did an educational presentation on the latest trends in the digital marketing, as well as the impact of the social media on the marketing and SEO processes.
“We would like our student’s visit to 411 Marketing and their exposure to the real business environment to become a tradition,” said Mr.Vasilev.
For us, it is a pleasure to show the young people what a real business environment is. The school is the place where the charting of their future path of development starts, and these close encounters will help them in making real and well-informed decisions in this respect. We wish these young, smiling people, and hopefully future colleagues, success and Godspeed”.
The Bulgarian – American company 411 Marketing was founded in Varna with only 4 employees. Today, the company employs more than 200 people in the coastal city. The company is part of the 411 Locals brand – an international company based in the US and specializing in SEO solutions for the small and medium-sized enterprises. It has been ranked among the Top 5 Local SEO companies in the USA. This year, 411 Marketing is planning to open 50 new positions, as well as to expand the scope of its internship program. The new positions will be in the field of SEO, website creation, content writing, and design.
Athletes from 411 Marketing participated in the traditional Varna marathon, held on the International Challenge Day. The initiative belongs to The Association for International Sport for All (TAFISA) and has been taking place annually in May, since 1983, in over 120 countries from all continents. The marathon runners of 411 Marketing wore white T-shirts with the logo of the company and a sign “We have work for you,” implying that the company is growing and looking for new employees.
This year, 411 Marketing plans to open 50 new positions and to expand the scope of its internship programs. The new positions will be in the field of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), website creation, content writing, and design.
The Bulgarian-American company 411 Marketing was established in 2009 in Varna with 4 employees. Today, the company employs more than 200 people in the coastal city. The company is part of the international brand 411 Locals – an international company specializing in SEO solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises, based in the USA.
8-graders specializing in Software and Hardware Sciences visited the office of 411 Marketing. The students from the Peyo Yavorov high school learned first-hand about the company and made their first steps in SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
“The students are yet to enter the world of information technology, and their visit greatly enhanced their motivation. The team of 411 Marketing impressed us with its achievements and great professionalism. The experts from the company demonstrated to the students the modern technologies for the creation, maintenance, and optimization of websites, and told them about the opportunities for career realization in the IT field,” commented Stoycho Kazakov, the IT instructor of the group.
“It is good for the children to see how the knowledge their teachers teach them can be applied in practice. And the earlier they start, the better. 411 Marketing has its doors wide open for school and university students who want to see the work process and the company’s modern office,” commented Sylvia Nikolova, Director of Client Marketing at 411 Marketing.
411 Marketing opened its office in Varna with only 4 employees, in 2009. Today, the company employs over 200 people in the coastal city. The company is part of the 411 Locals brand – an international company specializing in SEO solutions for small and medium enterprises. It is ranked among the Top 5 Local SEO Companies in the US.
This year, 411 Marketing plans to open 50 new positions and to expand the scope of its internship program. The new positions will be in the field of SEO, Website creation, content writing, and design.
Students from the International University in Kyrgyzstan started an internship at 411 Marketing. This was made possible by the joint project with the “Informatics” Department at the Varna Free University “Chernorizets Hrabar.”
The educational project has a practical orientation, and the students will be actively involved in the work process of the company that specializes in Digital Marketing and SEO (Search Engine Optimization). “There will be 20 hours of classes, and topics related to Digital Marketing will be covered,” commented Milen Sotirov, Training Manager at 411 Marketing.
Their practical education will be conducted as part of the 411 Academy project, which aims to educate students in Digital Marketing and SEO.
411 Marketing was established in Varna with only 4 employees. Today, it employs more than 200 people. The company is part of the 411 Locals brand – an international company based in the USA and specializing in SEO solutions for the small and medium-sized enterprises. It is ranked among the Top 5 Local SEO Companies in the US.
411 Marketing Awarded the students from the Industrial Management Department at the Technical University in Varna, who participated in a contest in Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovations 2018. The contest is one of the events with which the special day of the major Industrial Management at the Industrial Management Department is celebrated.
The contesting teams received cases, on which to build case studies and to present them in front of a committee consisting of representatives of leading Varna companies, as well as a team of professors from the Department.
“If was an honor for us to be on this committee. This is a great recognition of 411 Marketing as a trustworthy partner, innovation leader, and a desired employer,” commentend Mrs Vanya Kirilova, Site Director of 411 Marketing.
Silvia Nikolova, Director of Client Marketing, announced that 411 Marketing has provided the award fund for the first three places, with which to encourage innovation and creativity among the students.
The company employs over 200 people. 40% of them are alumni of the Technical University – Varna. This year, 411 Marketing plans to open 50 new positions and to expand the scope of its internship program.
The new positions will be in the field of SEO, Web Design, and Content Writing.
Students from the Hristo Botev high school in the Vetrino municipality visited the office of 411 Marketing. The visit of the students in “E-commerce” is part of the project “Your Class” of the Bulgarian Ministry of Education.
“We learned about the work environment in the company. The students saw firsthand how a modern website is built and and once again convinced themselves that IT is a profession with a promising future,” commented their teacher in information technologies – Mr. Petar Petrov. His students were allowed in the classroom of 411 Marketing, where they were shown the interactive whiteboard on which the latest advancements in the field of web design and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) are taught.
The students learned about the important role SEO plays for each business, as well as about the prospects for professional realization in the field of web design and SEO that 411 Marketing offers.
The company opened its office in Varna in 2009 with only four employees, and today it has almost 200 employees. In 2018, 411 Marketing plans to open new positions, as well as to broaden the scope of its internship program.
Young IT talents received awards from 411 Marketing for their excellent performance at a contest organized by the Chernorizets Hrabar Varna Free University. Both students at the VFU and high-school students took part in the contest. A committee consisting of experts and professors evaluated the contestants. The first three participants in the categories “Mobile Application” and “Website Creation” received awards.
“This is our way of giving the young IT specialists an opportunity for development and of contributing to their successful realization on the labor market,” commented Milen Sotirov, Training Manager at 411 Marketing and part-time assistant professor at VFU, who participated in the examination committee.
The company started its office in Varna in 2009 with only four employees, and today, it employs over 200 people. In 2018, 411 Marketing intends to open new positions, as well as to broaden the scope of its internship program.
An expert from 411 Marketing was a member of the thesis defense committee examining the graduate students of the major “Information and Communication Technologies” at Nikola Y. Vaptsarov Naval Academy. The defense was conducted before a state examination committee, in the “Progress” lecture hall.
“As a member of the State Examination Committee at the Naval Academy, I was impressed by the high standards that the students set and the effort they invested in the preparation and defense of their graduate theses. I can’t help but share how pleasantly surprised I was by the fact that two of the students had prepared testers/prototypes to illustrate and defend their graduate theses,” Commented Sylvia Nikolova, Director of Client Marketing at 411 Marketing.
All the presentations of the theses sparked a great interest in the audience. Some of the presentations concluded with a demonstration of their practical application. Particularly interesting for those present in the hall were the presentations on the practical demonstration of the theses on “A Specialized Tester for the Evaluation of the Computer Network Vulnerability” by Ekaterina Encheva Dyankova and “An Automatised Microprocessor Platform for Gyrostabilization of the Communication Antenna” by Nayden Evgeniev Totev.
The state examination committee gave the students very good and excellent grades and awarded them with Master of Science (M.Sc.) academic degrees.
Students from the Nikola Y. Vaptsarov Naval Academy in Varna will be trained in SEO (Search Engine Optimization). The training is a joint educational project of the Naval Academy and 411 Marketing. The participants will be 45 freshmen majoring in “Information and Communication Technologies in the Maritime Industry.” The course will include over 60 hours of lectures and practical exercises in SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Last year, 46 students from the Academy received certificates for the successful completion of the course in “Digital Marketing and SEO (Search Engine Optimization).” In 2018, the course developed into a subject which is taught to freshmen majoring in “Information and Communication Technologies.”
“The new subject became a reality after experts from the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (NEAA) did an inspection in the Naval Academy, conducted according to the criteria system of the agency, in February. The Standing Committee on Technical Sciences at NEAA decided on 09.03.2018 to open a new professional field 5.3 “Communication and Computer Engineering” in Nikola Y. Vaptsarov Naval Academy.”
“The joint projects with IT companies for the education of IT specialists is a mandatory condition for the successful realization of the graduates,” commented the Head of the “Information Technologies” Department, Associate Prof. Yulian Tsonev, Ph.D.
“The cooperation between the Academy and the company yields results, as 10 graduates already work for 411 Marketing,” The freshmen, sophomores, and junior students majoring in “Information and Communication Technologies in the Maritime Industry” actively study the elective courses in SEO taught by 411 Marketing. The students also took advantage of the opportunity to work for the company as interns, supported by the project “Student Internships” of the Bulgarian Ministry of Education.
I believe in the successful realization of the students in the newly-opened majors “Information and Communication Technologies” and “Cyber Security” in the newly opened professional field 5.3 “Communication and Computer Engineering” in the Nikola Y. Vaptsarov Naval Academy,” commented Associate Prof. Yulian Tsonev, Ph.D.
“The training is oriented toward practices that are actually applicable in the real business environment.” During the training, students work on actual projects for the development of their own applications, business startups, e-commerce, Digital Marketing and Search Engine Optimization,” commented Milen Sotirov, Training Manager at 411 Marketing.
The company develops its own academy – 411 Academy, for the purpose of training students and interns for working in the field of Digital Marketing. Thanks to the cooperation with the Naval Academy, 411 Academy expands its activity. 411 Academy is a practically-oriented school, teaching beginning courses in web development and SEO, as well as intermediate, and advanced courses. The greater part of the trainings are taught to students who take an active interest in IT technologies.
About 411 Marketing
411 Marketing is the Bulgarian branch of the international brand 411 Locals. The Varna office opened in 2009, with only four employees. Today, the team of the company is comprised of over 200 specialists in the SEO field. 411 Locals is an Official Google Partner and is among the Top 10 SEO companies in the US.