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Young Advertising Entrepreneur Sells 1,200 Copies of His How to Manual

In 2006, a young entrepreneur started sharing his secrets and advice with other entrepreneurs around the globe by writing a 56 page “How to Manual” entitled “How to Make Fast Cash Out of Fast Food Trash.” Today, Phillip has sold more than 1,200 copies. - March 17, 2007 - Tray Display Advertising Inc.

Gedymin to Represent iUniverse at Self-Publishing Symposium

Diane Gedymin, vice president and editorial director for iUniverse, will be a featured guest at the Second Annual Self-Publishing Symposium presented by Aspicomm Media in New York City. - March 17, 2007 - iUniverse

Proclamation Media of Knoxville, TN Unveils New Web Site

Proclamation Media LLC of Knoxville, TN has just unveiled its newly designed web site offering a more complete overview of their products and services. Clients and soon to be clients will find this site overflowing with useful information about the company and the products and services they provide. - March 17, 2007 - Proclamation Media LLC

Eight iUniverse Titles Receive Finalist Honors in Reader Views Awards

The First Annual Reader Views Literary Awards recently honored eight iUniverse titles. - March 16, 2007 - iUniverse

Has Ifizzy Got Something to Yell About?

Successful advertising campaigns are a necessary part of a companies outlook, but for many small businesses, the simple question is who to choose. - March 16, 2007 - Ifizzy Ltd.

Media Trucks Mobile Billboards Establishes Advertising Routes for 2007 Baseball Season in Chicago

Mobile billboard truck company creates routes for Wrigley Field and US Cellular Field for Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox schedules - March 16, 2007 - Media Trucks

Is Moguling the Next "Big Thing” on the Internet?

A new Internet Opportunity which is being dubbed ‘Moguling’ just might be the very thing that forces Google to reevaluate its business model. According to some sources, Google is running out of online real estate and the latest billion dollar law suit brought by Viacom isn’t helping anything. Opportunity… meet: - March 16, 2007 - DotVentures

WSI Internet Consulting and Education Enters San Leandro, California’s Specialty Meats Website Design Field

Lynne Ashcraft, WSI Internet Consultant, announces today the company’s launch of its specialty meats website development project, - March 15, 2007 - WSI Internet

Patty Briguglio Authors Crisis Communication Article

Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Associates, Inc., a full-service public relations firm, has authored an article on the topic on crisis communication for the February, 2007 edition of Business Leader magazine. The article outlines how companies can deal with crises and gives three steps in the... - March 15, 2007 - MMI

Margaret Boyd Joins MMI Associates, Inc.

Local Marketing and Public Relations Firm Announces New Employee - March 15, 2007 - MMI

iUniverse Offers March Madness Publishing Specials

iUniverse, the leading provider of print-on-demand supported self-publishing services, has announced March Madness publishing specials in honor of college basketball’s legendary basketball tournament. These specials begin on March 16, 2007 and are valid through midnight March 30, 2007. - March 15, 2007 - iUniverse

Creative Brand Communications to Provide Free Branding Services to a Financial Non-Profit Organization

$60,000 of branding services allocated to agency's Project Freestar - March 15, 2007 - Creative Brand Communications

eNox Media’s Team Reaches New Heights

eNox Media ( announces the addition of four new talented members to its rising team. The expansion reflects the significant growth the company has experienced within the past six months. As the company continues to evolve, eNox Media plans to build its team accordingly in order to... - March 15, 2007 - eNox Media

All Possible Worlds Magazine Launch

Zeta Centauri, Inc. has released the first issue of its science fiction and fantasy short story magazine, All Possible Worlds. The premiere issue features stories by some of today's emerging authors including Daniel Ausema, John N. Baker, Bruce Golden, Greg Jenkins, Kurt Kirchmeier, Edward... - March 14, 2007 - Zeta Centauri, Inc.

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Xcellimark Selected as One of the 10 Most Dependable™ Web Design Firms of the Southeast

Xcellimark has been selected by Goldline Research as one of the 10 Most Dependable™ Web Design Firms of the Southeast. The list of the 10 Most Dependable™ Web Design Firms in the Southeast is scheduled to be published in the March issue of Delta Sky Magazine. “An effective... - March 14, 2007 - Xcellimark

SelmarQ Designs Hydraulic Institute Web Sites, Logo

The Hydraulic Institute retained SelmarQ, a Charlotte-based marketing firm, to design their main Web site (, and the Pump Systems Matter™ site ( SelmarQ also created a logo for Pump Systems Matter and updated the HI logo and stationery design. - March 14, 2007 - Selmarq

Claranet Hires Heroes to Support Public Relations

Claranet, the experts that develop, support and manage communication and information technology for business, has appointed its first UK public relations agency. London-based Parker, Wayne and Kent has been selected to raise the profile of the Claranet Group, which has eight offices across... - March 14, 2007 - Parker, Wayne and Kent Technology PR London

Miss O & Friends By Girls ... For Girls® Leading Tween Lifestyle Brand Taps Media Mayhem Corp to Grow Its Online Presence with Advertisers

Miss O & Friends By Girls ... For Girls®, ( the only lifestyle brand created and managed “by girls...for girls” ages 8-14 announced today that it has signed an agreement with Media Mayhem Corp to further grow its online presence with leading advertisers. Media Mayhem Corp specializes in online advertising and works directly with top media brands on the internet and exclusively represents over 100 web properties strategically grouped into highly marketable verticals. - March 14, 2007 - Miss O & Friends By Girls...For Girls (R)

e-Business Solutions Now Available to Businesses in Burlington

World’s Largest Internet Consultants Open Office in Burlington, Ontario. - March 14, 2007 - WSI Internet

Putting a Face to the Name Beautiful Planning Marketing Group

Today Beautiful Planning Marketing Group announced that dynamic changes are on the horizon for their website. For the past few years they have managed to establish a name for themselves through word of mouth and many industry contacts. Now it has come time for them to put a face with that name. - March 14, 2007 - Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR

iUniverse’s Driscoll Speaks at Mega Book Marketing

iUniverse President and CEO Susan Driscoll was a featured speaker at Mega Book Marketing, a publishing industry conference held in Los Angeles on March 2-4, 2007. The conference attracted approximately 600 attendees. Mark Victor Hansen, creator of the popular Chicken Soup for the Soul book... - March 14, 2007 - iUniverse

123YourWeb Awarded a Gold Addy for Best Flash Web Site by Fort Lauderdale Ad Federation

The ADDY Awards are the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition, recognizing creative excellence and the very best advertising worldwide. Sponsored by the American Advertising Federation(AAF), the ADDY Awards represent the true creative spirit of advertising by... - March 14, 2007 - 123YourWeb, Inc.

Starr Tincup Wins New Client, Metallect

Software risk management firm chooses Starr Tincup for marketing planning, research, infrastructure and programs - March 14, 2007 - Starr Tincup

Small Business Mavericks Do Smart Public Relations

For small business marketers, public relations can drive media attention, attract customers, and multiply sales. Caroline Melberg tells how in this E-Book. - March 13, 2007 - Melberg Marketing

Nine Titles Earn iUniverse Reader’s Choice Designation

Nine outstanding titles recently earned the coveted iUniverse Reader’s Choice designation recognizing books with both editorial excellence and sales success. Titles reach the Reader's Choice level after receiving the Editor's Choice designation for editorial quality and selling 250 copies. - March 13, 2007 - iUniverse

The Martineau Collective Goes Two for Two in First Foray into Local Addy Awards

The Martineau Collective announced that it has received two Gold Fort Lauderdale Addy awards and one Best of Interactive, for their work on the City of Inglewood’s Waste Management recycling Campaign and the Billups Worldwide web site respectively. - March 13, 2007 - XL1 Media Inc.

CMO Council ’07 Outlook Report

Challenged To Change, Senior Marketers Seek To Refocus, Reskill And Realign Their Organizations. CMO Council ’07 Outlook Report Reveals Widespread Restructuring, Agency Turnover, Talent Deficiencies, Upward Spend Trend and a Metrics Mindset - March 12, 2007 - CMO Council

A New Format of Advertising on the Web: Bid Twenty Five Cent Increments to Achieve the Banner Ad

At Top High Roller advertising has taken on a new format. The concept is that advertisers simply upload their ad and pay twenty five cents more than what the top advertiser paid in order to appear as the number one advertiser. Ads appear instantly and will maintain their position until another advertiser chooses to pay 25 cents more than the current price of the banner space. - March 12, 2007 - Top High Roller

JSM Venture Chooses Self Storage Promotions

JSM Venture, a Chicago-based self-storage development firm that builds Class-A facilities in high growth markets, has chosen Self Storage Promotions as its integrated marketing communications agency. “Self Storage Promotions is uniquely positioned to serve our public relations and... - March 12, 2007 - Self Storage Promotions

Postcard Marketer Hires Copywriter to Increase Customers' Response Rates

CEO again innovates postcard marketing industry to increase customers' response rate. - March 12, 2007 - PostcardMania, Inc.

C. Pitman Baker & Associates and Starr Tincup Form Strategic Partnership

Leading custom software developer and marketing firm join forces to enhance e-business services - March 12, 2007 - Starr Tincup

BedriftsGuiden Ltd. Now Offering Norwegian Traffic to Foreign Companies

Internet marketing is all about getting visitors. The rule is that the more traffic online advertising generates, the more money an Internet business is making. So how about a swarm of Norwegian surfers? - March 11, 2007 - BedriftsGuiden Ltd.

Free Agency is Poised to Make a Major Impact in People’s Lives

After seven years of blood, sweat, and tears, Jason Hawks and Ty Erickson are pleased to announce the opening of Free Agency. Free Agency is full service consulting firm whose purpose is to help people realize the power of their choices. Co-founder Ty Erickson states, “We believe that Free... - March 11, 2007 - Free Agency

Dark Myth Production Studios Acquires Horrotica from Nocturnal Enterprises

Dark Myth Production Studios today announced its purchase of the Horrotica On-line Magazine ( subsidiary from Nocturnal Enterprises, LLC. The purchase of Horrotica creates a partnership with The World of Myth subsidiary (Dark Myth’s current on-line magazine) that is expected to... - March 10, 2007 - Dark Myth Production Studios

rEvolution Acquires Event Management Solutions; George Pollington to Lead New Corporate Hospitality Division

rEvolution is pleased to announce that George Pollington, former president of Event Management Solutions, has joined rEvolution, the Chicago-based integrated sports marketing and media services agency, as vice president, business development. Pollington will lead rEvolution’s newly launched Corporate Hospitality Division. Pollington’s former company, Event Management Solutions, which is headquartered in Lakewood Ranch, Fl., has also been acquired by rEvolution. - March 10, 2007 - rEvolution

Small Business Marketing Coach Claims Marketing is the Lifeblood of a Business

New Book Shares Research On Innovative Business Marketing Strategies. - March 10, 2007 - Mason Performance Development Inc.

Press Offers Discounts for Gulf Coast Writers

BelleCora Press & Workshops is offering a discount package to writers who are residents of Gulf Coast states for its 2007 Spring Workshops & Retreat in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Interested writers living in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas must register by March 30. - March 10, 2007 - BelleCora Press & Workshops

The Miller Group Expands to Serve America’s Fastest-Growing, Most Diverse Market Segment

The Miller Group, an integrated marketing firm, has announced the expansion of its business with the launching of a new Hispanic division and the opening of a new office in Dallas, Texas. By the end of this decade, Hispanic buying power is projected to exceed $1 trillion. “More and more... - March 09, 2007 - The Miller Group

Innovative Branding – Setting your Company Apart from Pack

Digital Artist, George Glasser incorporates ubiquitous and innovative design concepts with graphics to create one-off imagery that not only captures the eye, but also the viewer’s imagination. - March 09, 2007 -

Starr Tincup Announces Launch of New Quimby McCoy Website

Preservation architecture firm receives increased web presence - March 09, 2007 - Starr Tincup

Chicago-Area Publisher Launches New Travel Guide to Ireland

Mysterious World: Ireland Touted as “The Next Generation of Travel Guides” - March 08, 2007 - Doug Elwell, Inc.

Small Press Month to be Celebrated Locally

Independent Authors and Small Publishers Are Invited to Share Their Work - March 08, 2007 - IFP Enterprises, LLC

ClickTracks Takes On UK Web Analytics Market Scaling Up for Larger Implementations with 6.5

Web analytics company ClickTracks new version adds API data integration, enhanced performance to meet needs of large web sites. - March 08, 2007 - ClickTracks Analytics, Inc. - A Premiere Online Wedding Planner Resource Appoints Global Vision’s to Provide Online Marketing Promotion A premiere online wedding resource planner appoints Global Vision’s to Provide Online Marketing Promotion of their wedding planner resources for brides who want to emphasize their own creativity and personal style while planning the perfect wedding. The wedding party or... - March 08, 2007 - Global Visions

It Pays to Show Good Will...

The folks at Family Review Center have today launched the Pixie Dust campaign. This is a campaign of sharing goodwill, while benefiting greatly by doing so. - March 08, 2007 - Family Review Center

Five New Titles Earn iUniverse Publisher’s Choice Designation

Five outstanding titles earned the coveted iUniverse Publisher’s Choice designation during the month of February 2007. Publisher’s Choice titles are displayed in the author’s local Barnes & Noble bookstore for a minimum of eight weeks. To become eligible for... - March 08, 2007 - iUniverse

LRA Worldwide CEO Rob Rush to Embark on Conference Speaking Tour

Rob Rush, a leader in the rapidly-growing consulting discipline of Customer Experience Management (CEM) and CEO of LRA Worldwide, Inc., will spend the latter half of March on the speaking circuit presenting LRA’s point of view on internal branding, experience design and innovation, among... - March 07, 2007 - LRA Worldwide, Inc.

Veteran Entrepreneur Reveals a Little-Known but Highly Effective Strategy for Increased Exposure and More Targeted Website Traffic via News Search Engines

New E-book Reveals To Entrepreneurs, Small Business, and Home Based Business How To Get More Targeted Website Traffic To Make More Sales Via Top 10 Google News Search Engine Rankings And How It Can Be Done Overnight For Free - March 07, 2007 - Profit by Imagination

Solar Velocity, a Technology and Interactive Marketing Company, Reaches a Milestone of 500 Web Projects Developed

Solar Velocity celebrates a company milestone with the development of its 500th web project. This completion marks the continued success and growth of the company during a time when most web-oriented businesses have been struggling. “All of us at Solar Velocity are very proud that we have... - March 07, 2007 - Solar Velocity

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