Advertising and Marketing News - Page 25

Page 25 of Advertising and Marketing News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Push to Talk and Instant Messaging Revenue Will Top $16 Billion in 2009, Says Insight Research Corp

BOONTON, N.J., Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide market for presence-based telecommunication services, including instant messaging (IM) and push-to-talk (PTT), is expected to exceed $16 billion in 2009, as an ever increasing number of cellular and wireline carriers provide customized services predicated upon the availability of their end-users. According to a new market research study from The INSIGHT Research Corporation, presence-based telecommunication services such as IM and PTT are wildly popular in Asian countries.

Voices.com Redesigns, Now Serves 100,000+ People

TORONTO, Canada, Nov. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A revolution has been brewing, 12 months in the making, at the offices of Voices.com as they release their all-new, redesigned site and broaden their influence not just in the realm of voice over, but to the advertising industry and beyond. Voices.com is an online workplace where business owners can go to audition and hire the freelance professionals they need to get voice-over recordings done.

SaleAMP’s Breakthrough Pay-for-Performance Marketing Service to Fuel Real Estate Rebound

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SaleAMP(TM), a cutting-edge marketing and software company, today announced a unique pay-for-performance real estate marketing service for condo developers, large home builders and real estate related banks, nationwide. The service, based on proprietary internet marketing tools and techniques, has produced tens of thousands of buyer prospects and sales in a matter of months.

MyLocalWay Introduces Website Solution for Small Businesses

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MyLocalWay(TM), the small business Internet presence company, introduces SnapDesign(TM) technology enabling small business owners and service providers to quickly create and maintain professional web sites. Many small business owners do not have websites because they are intimidated by the cost and complexity of creating them for their business. Countless sales opportunities are lost because consumers cannot locate local businesses on the Internet.

Neotrope Extends Non-Profit PR Grant Application Deadline

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. of 1983, has extended the 2009 grant application deadline for non-profit organizations, from Nov. 12th, to Dec. 7th, 2008, due to the recent U.S. elections. The company is donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy smaller non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2000, and $22K in 2005; and has provided discounted or free services to various non-profits for more than 20 years.

Award-winning Austin Ad Agency Keeps New Biz Wins Flowing in Tight Economy

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Hubbard, executive vice president and creative director for Austin ad agency MDS Advertising, announced today that MDS would serve as agency of record for the just completed AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at the University of Texas at Austin. MDS will create a comprehensive launch and awareness campaign for the $140 million, Lake/Flato designed hotel, meeting and executive education complex that opened in late September.

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Wins ‘PIXI’ Award for Most Innovative Use of Xerox Technology

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This October 26th, on the printing industry’s equivalent of Oscar(R) night, Jonas Roeser rose to enthusiastic applause to accept a PIXI — one of the coveted 2008 Printing Innovation with Xerox Imaging awards. The PIXI’s are handed out once a year to honor producers of America’s most creative brochures, flyers, space ads, and other print objects. Roeser is the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations of LTC Financial Partners.

U.S. Manufacturer Stands Behind Quality of Belgian Chocolate Coins Amidst Chinese Melamine Scare

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the recent news reports of melamine-tainted chocolate coins coming out of China, there has been some public question regarding the safety of chocolate coins sold in the United States. Images in Chocolate, LLC, a 15-year-old Houston, TX-based chocolate manufacturer marketing their chocolate coins online spoke about the recent scare.

FreshDM – Fresher Than Ever: Popular Direct Mail On-Demand System Gets a Facelift Targeted to Financial Services Firms

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allegro Communications, Inc., a direct marketing creative agency and developer of FreshDM, recently announced that FreshDM has a totally new look, tailored for financial services clients like CIT and Genworth Financial. The newly launched design can be viewed on the FreshDM site at freshdm.com.

BRC Marketing Strategist Featured at Online Marketing Summit Conference

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Online Marketing Summit, a national educational conference for corporate marketing executives, has selected Doug Lenos, Online Marketing Strategist at BRC Marketing, as a featured speaker at its February 4-7, 2009, event in San Diego, California.

Agent Influence Meets Market Demand for Local Knowledge

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After years of managing national interactive marketing campaigns for some of the largest real estate firms in the country, Agent Influence’s seasoned management team knew that making tested high end web applications, technologies and tools available to local agents would provide them with an extraordinary advantage in their own communities.

Non-Profit Organizations to Receive $25K in Free PR Grants and Marketing Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. 1983, is donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2000, and $22K in 2005; and has provided discounted or free services to various non-profits for more than 20 years. Organizations may apply for this program starting today.

Home Shopping Latino adds Latino Industry Veteran, Ms. Rosario Moreno, to its Executive Staff

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home Shopping Latino, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HSPL / HSPL.pk) today announced that Ms. Rosario Moreno has joined Home Shopping Latino, as it prepares to launch its Shopping Channel. Rosario will report directly to Federico Teran, Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Moreno brings a 30 year experience in DRTV and television. She has created and produced first time DRTV and PR campaigns for top companies like Procter and Gamble and Unilever.

USMotivation Named to Second Annual ‘CMI 25’ List by Corporate Meetings and Incentives Magazine

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — USMotivation today announced that it has been named to the second annual “CMI 25” list of the industry’s largest and most influential full-service independent meeting and incentive travel management companies focused on the corporate market. Complied by Penton Media’s Corporate Meetings & Incentives(R) magazine, the leading information source for the $40.3 billion corporate meetings and events industry.

Bob Taylor Achieves Accreditation as a Certified Digital Marketing Consultant (CDMC)

SECAUCUS, N.J., Sept. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bob Taylor, Managing Member at Max Radio Network, LLC, has earned the coveted designation of Certified Digital Marketing Consultant (CDMC) by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB). The RAB is the sales and marketing arm of the Radio industry with nearly 7,000 members, including almost 6,000 stations in the U.S.

Home Shopping Latino, Inc. Launches a $6 Million Dollar Global Media Fund Campaign

CARSON, Nev., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home Shopping Latino, a Delaware Corporation (OTC: HSPL / HSPL.pk), dba Viva Telecompras, announced today that they are launching their nationwide media campaign for the company and its subsidiary, Viva Telecompras. In addition, the network intends to offer its own credit card and payment plan for Miami, FL.

Allegro Gets Traction with Direct Marketing Blog

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allegro Communications, Inc., a direct marketing firm and developer of FreshDM, recently announced the launch of an information-rich blog called Allegro Marketing Discussions. Allegro’s blog is designed to help direct marketing and media professionals find expert answers to today’s important marketing questions.

Mobile Couponing Company Competes for Best New Technology Product

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PlumReward, LLC announces that they have been invited to compete in the New Product Gallery to be held at the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show in Orlando from September 5 to September 7 at the Orange County Convention Center. There are several categories: one being for best new technology. That’s the category where PlumReward fits in.

Rizco Design Joins EPA’s Climate Leaders Program

MANASQUAN, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a part of its continued commitment to environmental improvement, today Rizco Design, an award-winning, graphic design firm in New Jersey, announced its participation in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Climate Leaders program. By participating in Climate Leaders, Rizco has pledged to measure and reduce its corporate-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over a period of five years.

EMRG Media, LLC Launches Hotel Division to Meet Growing Event Planning Demand

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media, LLC, New York’s leading event planning and marketing company, announced today the launch of its hotel division in New York City. This new division is in response to a growing hotel-industry clientele. Over the last eight years, EMRG Media has conducted event planning and marketing for New York’s premier restaurants, event spaces, nightclubs and lounges. Now, they will be adding hotels to their exclusive client roster.

Chrisicos Interiors Recognized by the 2008 ReBrand 100 Global Awards

BOSTON, Mass., July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to be honored with Notable Recognition in the fourth annual ReBrand 100 Global Awards competition. This distinction is for Chrisicos’ rebranding campaign, designed and implemented by JDCommunications, Inc. and Lauziere Design.

Power Sports Factory, Inc. Engages American Financial Strategies to Promote Its Line of High Quality, Fuel Efficient, Premium Motorbikes

PENNSAKEN, N.J., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Power Sports Factory, Inc. today announced that it has engaged American Financial Strategies, Inc. (AFS) to assist in its Investor Relations Program in cooperation with World Trade Financial. American Financial Strategies will also assist the company with introductions to the investor community. Power Sports Factory, Inc. is the leader in the manufacturing, distribution and marketing of premium, fuel efficient motorbikes.

STG Media Corp and STG Interactive Help Launch Innovative Electro-Magnetic Pain Product in Canada

TEMPE, Ariz., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millions of consumers are faced with pain and swelling from arthritis, chronic and acute injuries. These consumers often find themselves forced to choose relief from an overabundance of products on the market, most of which are only marginally effective. That is why Locin Industries Ltd., the distributors of ActiPatch Pain Therapy have teamed up with STG Media Corp. and STG Interactive.

Online Event Registration Equals Success for Event Marketing

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Having difficulty getting people to respond to an invitation? Not enough people registered for an event? ePly, an online event registration service, makes it simple for people to register and maximizes results.

MMC Creates Unique Opportunities for Advertisers to Reach Horror Enthusiast

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announces Monday exclusive representation of the multi-tiered horror network of web sites that have film and production studios scrambling for placement of their latest projects on the small and silver screens.

New Report Examines Pharmaceutical Sales Force Effectiveness

LONDON UK, and TOKYO Japan, July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the ever-increasing pressure to ensure maximum return on investment, sales force effectiveness is becoming a high priority in the global pharmaceutical industry. Reports have shown that while sales forces represent the largest spend in pharma sales and marketing, return on this investment has declined sharply in recent years.

Eularis Releases Update of Its Comprehensive Report on Maximizing the Bottom Line in Pharmaceutical Marketing

LONDON, UK and TOKYO Japan, June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eularis is announcing the release of an update to its report, Ensuring Profitable Return-on-Investment (ROI) in Pharmaceutical Marketing: Using Analytics and Metrics to Improve the Bottom Line. Originally offered in February 2007, the comprehensive report has been revised to provide pharmaceutical marketers with a competitive edge and the latest research information.

Salesforce.com Usage Increases with FreshDM

CHICAGO, Ill., June 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allegro Communications, Inc., direct marketing firm and developer of FreshDM, recently announced that FreshDM is now available for Salesforce.com(R). Putting FreshDM in the hands of a company’s sales team helps increase a company’s user adoption of Salesforce and helps salespeople close more sales.

Stickam.com and Media Mayhem Corporation Sign Exclusive Online Advertising Agreement

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) has signed an exclusive advertising representation deal with live social networking [streaming] giant Stickam.com. MMC will promote Stickam.com with the nation’s largest agencies and advertisers helping them effectively reach their target audiences.

Mobi33 Unveils Industry’s First Multi-Channel Mobile Coupon Distribution Platform

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobi33, Inc., an innovative cross-media and multi-channel mobile content management and distribution platform, today unveiled its full suite of mobile and online coupon distribution applications that will automate the launching of mobile and online coupon sites.

Media Mayhem Corporation Names Public Relations Pro Douglas Maher as Public Relations Specialist

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announces Thursday the addition of Public Relations Pro Douglas Maher as the company’s new Public Relations Specialist, creating yet another in a long line of strategic moves to advance the company to greater heights in its goal to become the top online advertising and marketing agency in the world.

Neotrope Sponsors LAMN Jams, Brings PR Expertise to Live Music Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), an entertainment and brand marketing company, will officially sponsor the Los Angeles Music Network’s Rock and Urban Music Contest ‘LAMN Jams’ which launched June 9th and runs through August 11th. Taking its popular LAMN Jams to a new level, LAMN invites rock artists to submit original music to perform for a panel of industry experts and receive live critiques.

Food Branding Expert Tammy Katz Leads Global Workshop

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Specialty food executives and marketing leaders who want to build and grow their brands faster will attend Grow Your Specialty Food Brand – Eight Brand Building Best Practices hosted by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade’s (NASFT) International Fancy Food Show at Jacob Javits Center, in New York on June 29, 2008. As one of the food industry’s largest and influential shows.

Street Attack Launches Social Media Campaign for IzzitGreen.com

BOSTON, Mass., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Street Attack has launched a social media program as part of an ongoing influencer campaign for IzzitGreen.com, Boston’s new green networking, rating and review website. The campaign kicked off in early May 2008, leading up to the official launch of IzzitGreen.com on May 24th. The authentic nature of IzzitGreen makes this an ideal campaign for our social media-oriented services, says Street Attack President Terry Lozoff.

National and International Distributor Amerimex DSD Awards Exclusive Brand Management Agreement to STG Retail Direct

PHOENIX, Ariz., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — STG Retail Direct has recently been selected by Amerimex DSD as an exclusive brand manager for U.S. based brands. Additionally, Amerimex DSD is helping expand retail distribution of STG clients to 100,000 national C-Stores as well as to Mexico and Japan.

Media Mayhem Corporation – The Answer to Multi-Media Platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announced Friday that the company has assumed a tight control on the war for breaking multi-media platform strategy in a field that chews companies up and spits them out when they cannot produce what the client needs in today’s ever changing online advertising world.

Greenlife Media, Inc. Joins Hanger Network, adds a Local Presence to Florida

AVENTURA, Fla., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hanger Network, the in-home media company behind EcoHangers(TM), the environmentally friendly marketing platform which replaces common wire hangers used in dry cleaners, announced today the partnership with Rick Zafrani, owner of Greenlife Media, Inc. Greenlife Media, Inc. will join the Hanger Network team and will be responsible for sales and operations in the Florida area.

GameBeat Studios Top Pick to Produce Music for the Illinois State Lottery 2008 Summer Campaign

CHICAGO, Ill., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GameBeat Studios is pleased to announce they have been awarded the contract to produce the music for the Illinois State Lottery’s 2008 summer campaign. Having beaten out several competitors, this is the second year in a row this award winning music production team has been chosen to do the music for the Lottery’s summer campaign.

Price Universe is the Future of Price Comparison Shopping

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s economy, every dollar counts and how people buy and sell products is quickly changing to meet economic need. Price Universe, LLC offers the first price comparison web site that gives the seller/merchant the ability to list one product for more than one price and also provides buyers with options as well.

EnQii Signs Partnership with LocaModa

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnQii, a global leader in the digital out-of-home market, is taking aim at the future of digital signage networks by partnering with LocaModa, a mobile social platform provider. By joining forces with LocaModa, EnQii is optimizing the ‘new media triad’ of digital signage, mobile devices and the web while becoming part of the largest growing network of connected places.