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Top of Mind Launches Mortgage Marketing University to Help Mortgage Professionals Expand Their Marketing Abilities

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced the launch of Mortgage Marketing University (MMU), a free program designed to help mortgage professionals take their marketing skills to the next level.

Chelle Trucking and Logistics Creates New Marketing Positions to Accelerate Growth in 2021

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the challenging business environment of 2020, the team at Chelle Trucking & Logistics hit every benchmark they set for growth. This month, the company announced that they are expanding their marketing team with new Social Media and Engagement specialists to improve their online presence and achieve even higher growth in 2021. This brings the total marketing team to five.

Araku Boomi Instant Coffee Now Available in USA

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boomi Coffee, the widely recognized beverage brand, introduces the Araku Boomi Instant Coffee to promise unique aroma and flavor to coffee lovers. If you just want to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee without the hassle of brewing it yourself or spending $5 at a coffee shop, your wait is over and you must try Araku Boomi Instant Coffee.

Nocera, Inc. Signs Variable Interest Entity Agreements Resulting in 100% Controlling Interest in Xin Feng Construction Co., Ltd. and Shunda Feed Co., Ltd. in Taiwan

TAIPEI and ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nocera, Inc. (OTC:NCRA) (“Company”) today announced that it has formally signed Variable Interest Entity (“VIE”) agreements with Xin Feng Construction Co. Ltd., (XFC) a Taiwan construction firm, and Shunda Feed Co., Ltd., (SFC) a Taiwan aquaculture feed firm resulting in 100% controlling interest in both companies.

Chelle Trucking & Logistics Continues Rapid Expansion into 2021

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chelle Trucking & Logistics, an innovative freight delivery firm out of Atlanta, Georgia, is entering 2021 at a sprint. In today’s exciting news, the company announced an expansion into the Western United States and a new purchase order that will increase its trucking fleet by 30 percent at the end of the month.

Top of Mind’s Surefire Rounds Out 2020 as the Most Decorated Mortgage CRM and Marketing Automation Platform

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, anticipates continued growth and innovation in 2021 after a banner year of accolades and the launch of new product enhancements and technology partnerships.

FormFree Launches Rebrand, New Website Aligned with Mission to Expand Financial Inclusivity

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today launched a new visual identity designed to reflect its mission of empowering consumers and lenders with a transparent view of borrower financial DNA. In tandem with the brand launch, FormFree unveiled a new website that speaks to both consumer and lender audiences about how its AccountChek and Passport solutions enable better financial decisions.

Alliance Group Announces Launch of 4th Annual Living Benefits Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alliance Group announced the 2021 class of Living Benefits Ambassadors team as part of their fourth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month campaign. The Ambassadors will head up local grassroots campaigns to spread education and awareness for Living Benefits Awareness Month in January 2021.

Top of Mind Integrates with Sales Boomerang to Help Mortgage Lenders Seize More Sales Opportunities, Hang On to Existing Customers

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has partnered with Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, to help loan originators uncover new business opportunities and significantly outperform customer retention benchmarks by responding rapidly to loan opportunities as they arise.

Pam Jeffords Joins Sapient Insights Group as Senior Partner to Lead Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Services

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pam Jeffords has joined Sapient Insights Group as Senior Partner and will lead the firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion consulting practice. In this role, Jeffords will develop and expand the firm’s advisory offerings with a primary focus on data-driven optimization of best practices for diversity, equity, and inclusion for clients.

Top of Mind Makes Educational Content from Its Surefire Summit Available to Mortgage Marketers Industry-Wide

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks, a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced the widespread availability of educational content from its 2020 Surefire Summit user conference. Designed to teach mortgage marketers how to earn clients for life, the conference originally aired as a users-only virtual event.

Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda Expands GOTV Activities for Georgia Senate Runoff Amid Ongoing Efforts to Disenfranchise Black Voters

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ongoing efforts to suppress and invalidate the voices of Black voters in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia have galvanized the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda (Peoples’ Agenda), Clayton County Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) and other groups to register, educate and mobilize voters for the upcoming Senate runoff elections.

Chris Lorino Returns to Strategic Benefits Advisors as Defined Benefit Administration Team Leader

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today welcomed retirement plan consultant Chris Lorino as leader of the firm’s defined benefit (DB) administration team. Lorino possesses 30 years’ experience providing benefits consulting, trust administration and relationship management services to DB and defined contribution (DC) plan providers.

Atlanta Nonprofit and Piedmont Healthcare Raise Awareness for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — November, recognized as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, is an important time of year for Atlanta nonprofit Purple Pansies to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer, celebrate survivors and honor loved ones.

New Chelle Trucking and Logistics Website Enhances Shippers’ Digital Experience

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chelle Trucking & Logistics, an exciting new provider of supply chain solutions across North America, today is excited to announce the launch of the company’s new website. The refreshed website gives shippers and carriers access to even more solutions and resources they need to succeed in today’s changing world.

Surefire CRM by Top of Mind Integrates with Floify to Maximize Mortgage Loan Originators’ Sales Process

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, announced its integration with digital mortgage point-of-sale solution Floify.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Urges 401(k) Plan Sponsors to Review Payroll Procedures Before Year’s End to Ensure SECURE Act Readiness

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today issued guidance urging 401(k) plan sponsors to review their payroll systems and procedures in advance of January 1, 2021, to ensure compliance with the federal Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act.

Troy Gathers Publishes His New Book ‘African World History’ Amid America’s Racial Divide

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his newly released book “African World History” (ISBN: 979-8669353353) author Troy Gathers seeks to bring a calm to America’s storm. According to Troy Gathers of BE YOU PUBLISHING, the year 2020 will forever leave a permanent blemish in our lives. Not only are we still in the middle of a global pandemic, but we are approaching one of the most controversial Presidential Elections in modern times.

VIP Mortgage Implements Surefire Power Messaging by Top of Mind, Generates Hundreds of Extra Deals in Q2 2020

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arizona-based independent mortgage lender VIP Mortgage reported that it has generated hundreds of extra deals in Q2 of 2020 with the help of Surefire Power Messaging from Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Makes List of Atlanta’s Top Employee Benefits and Compensation Companies for Second Year

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a second consecutive year, independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has been named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of the top 20 employee benefits and compensation companies in Atlanta.

Top of Mind’s Surefire CRM Among Top Finishers in 2020 Digital Mortgage Demo Competition

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, was named second runner up in the demo competition at Arizent’s 2020 Digital Mortgage conference, held September 14-17.

Top of Mind’s ‘Client for Life’ Workflow Selected as Finalist in International Content Marketing Awards

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has been named a finalist in the Content Marketing Institute’s (CMI) 2020 Content Marketing Awards.

FormFree Promotes Cindy Snow to Chief Operating Officer (COO)

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has promoted Cindy Snow to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). In her role as COO, Snow will craft efficient systems that elevate FormFree’s performance while directly overseeing business operations, product management, business intelligence, integrations and customer support.

A5 Volleyball Club to Open New State-of-the-Art Sportsplex Facility – Millions in Revenue for Alpharetta / Roswell Expected

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At a time when many youth club sports clubs are struggling or shutting down as a consequence of the national pandemic, one metro-Atlanta based club, A5 Volleyball Club, is boldly expanding, offering more world class opportunities for athletes to train and compete.

The Real J Israel Releases ‘No Pressure’ EP – Continues to Build Fan Base

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Real J Israel announces a new EP release, “No Pressure,” that includes previously-released singles, “Damn Good Man,” “Freaky Tonight” and four other tunes that are sure to excite listeners. Israel’s model is to give people music that they can feel.

CardTapp and Top of Mind Enhance Integration with Time-Saving App Sharing and Contact Tagging Features

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual client engagement platform, CardTapp, has enhanced its integration with Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind) by adding new app-sharing and contact-tagging features that help mortgage loan originators work more efficiently.

Top of Mind’s SurefireCRM Named Product of the Year at 2020 Sales and Marketing Technology Awards

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has been named a 2020 Product of the Year by the Business Intelligence Group (BIG).

Lifelong Writer and Survivor of Cancer and Abuse Shares Her Story In a Self-Help Book

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Through It All I’m Still Standing” (ISBN: 978-1735052519) is the first book from the talented writer and publisher Towanna Hogue as she shares her personal experiences surviving several challenges, including marriage, divorce, cancer, and starting over with readers worldwide.

Mullen’s Miracles foundation announces the activation of its second stage to nourish the needs of those in crisis

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mullen’s Miracles announced today the activation of its second stage as a newly established non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing the needs of those in crisis. Mullen’s Miracles is providing individualized options, respective support systems, and support provisions to those on the edge, to those assisting others in crisis and to those that have lost a loved one to suicide.

FormFree Head of Vendor Management and Compliance Katie King Honored as HousingWire 2020 Women of Influence

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree Head of Vendor Management and Compliance Katie King has been recognized by HousingWire (HW) as a 2020 Woman of Influence. In its tenth year, the Women of Influence awards program honors 100 women who are “shaping and propelling the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries forward.”

FormFree Taps Jocelyn Crum Brooks, AMP, as National Account Manager

ATHENS, Ga., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has appointed Jocelyn Crum Brooks, AMP, as national account manager. Brooks will leverage her two decades’ experience supporting lender relationships with the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) to build new customer relationships and strengthen existing customer engagement with FormFree’s flagship products, AccountChek and AccountChek Plus.

Top of Mind Networks partners with MobilityRE to fuel mortgage loan officer/real estate agent collaboration through SurefireCRM

ATLANTA, Ga., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has added game-changing real estate market intelligence, collaboration and analytics tools from MobilityRE to its flagship SurefireCRM.

Expat Entrepreneur Jewel Daniels Delivers a Blueprint to Thrive in a Post Global Pandemic World in New Book

ATLANTA, Ga., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people currently face the pressing concern of how to move the needle from crisis to success during a global pandemic. “Three Sides of Every Crisis: Strategies to Sustain Business, Manage Your Career and Take Care of You” (ISBN: 978-0974999173) by Jewel Daniels offers a roadmap on how to pivot during an international economic tsunami.

Enhanced integration between SimpleNexus and Top of Mind’s SurefireCRM helps mortgage lenders curb abandoned applications, build books of business

ATLANTA, Ga., July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has added two-way data sync to its integration with digital mortgage app SimpleNexus.

Top of Mind places among the world’s top creators of video content in 41st Annual Telly Awards competition

ATLANTA, Ga., June 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, took home four trophies in this year’s 41st Annual Telly Awards.

Atlanta Businessman Reveals Success Secrets in Debut Book

ATLANTA, Ga., June 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlanta businessman, personal coach and author, Khigh Shotwell, founder of Puppetless World, has revealed the formula for his success in his debut book, “The Game is to be Sold, Not Told” (ISBN: 978-1734711400).

Indigo Studios Expands Its Creative Team by Adding Chris Clor to the Mix

ATLANTA, Ga., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chris Clor joins Indigo Studios LLC as Director of CGI, after building his career as an award-winning photographer/illustrator, CGI artist and retoucher.

DepthPR Founder Kerri Milam Named Among Mortgage Industry’s Most Influential Women

ATLANTA, Ga., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Depth Public Relations (DepthPR), a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for the mortgage lending and residential finance industries, today announced company Founder and President Kerri S. Milam is a recipient of the Powerhouse Award recognizing influential female leaders in the mortgage sphere.

FormFree Director of Partner Relationships Christy Moss, CMB, Honored by NEXT Mortgage Events’ Inaugural 50 Over 50 Awards

ATHENS, Ga., June 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree Director of Partner Relationships Christy Moss, CMB, has been recognized by Next Mortgage Events (NEXT) as a 50 Over 50 honoree. In its inaugural year, the awards program honors female powerhouses in the mortgage industry.

New SBA Service Fills Plan Sponsors’ Need for Pandemic-Friendly, Cost-Effective Sourcing of Third-Party Benefit Service Providers

ATLANTA, Ga., June 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today announced the launch of Arm’s-Length Vendor Search, a service designed to help organizations make informed decisions about hiring and retaining benefit plan administrators, recordkeepers and other third-party service providers when travel restrictions or budgetary constraints preclude in-person assessment of prospective vendors.