Tom Hanks Releases Web Series Titled “Electric City,” Online Marketing Firm fishbat Details the Series

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Online marketing firm, fishbat, Inc., details information regarding the buzz around the new animated series from Tom Hanks on the Internet and across social media platforms, like Facebook.

On Tuesday, July 17, 2012, the first ten episodes of the “Electric City” animated web series were released on Yahoo! Online marketing firm, fishbat, Inc., analyzes information regarding the buzz around the new series, both on the Internet and across social media platforms.

“Electric City” is a series created by Tom Hanks and produced by Yahoo!, Playtone and Reliance Entertainment. It represents Yahoo!’s first venture into original programming. The shows place in a futuristic, post-apocalyptic world called Electric City, which seems like a utopia at first glance but soon reveals its darker side. The powers behind the city keep energy consumption in check and control almost every aspect of life, including childbirth. The episodes run around five minutes long and highlight various environmental and social issues.

“It is too early to determine the overall quality of the series,” says Justin Maas, social media account manager at fishbat, an online marketing firm. “The web series has received a lot of initial buzz, but it remains to be seen if viewers will stick with it until the end. Time will tell if ‘Electric City’ is able to maintain its strong launch.”

The minds behind “Electric City” view it as an interactive and immersive series. In addition to the 20 episodes being produced, the Electric City website contains behind the scenes videos, games, an interactive map, message boards and a downloadable mobile app. More than 1,000 Facebook users have already recommended the first episode within its first day.

fishbat, Inc. is a full service online marketing firm. Through social media management, search engine optimization (SEO), web design, and public relations, fishbat strives as a marketing firm to raise awareness about your brand and strengthen your corporate image.

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