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New Android App Features Pin-Up Girls You Can Interact With

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ring Collective, an Atlanta based interactive development company, today announced the launch of its new Fliptease app for the Android. The app celebrates pin-up girls with beautiful photography and adds a modern twist. The app encourages fans to suggest what they want to see in future updated versions and also invites women to model for the app by simply submitting photos via email.

CMI Earns 2010 Client Advisor Award from Creative Growth Group

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, was recognized as a 2010 Client Advisor Awards winner in the Small Client category during a ceremony on December 8, 2010. The Client Advisor Awards is the country’s only award program honoring the economic impact of professional services firms, advisor professionalism and ‘clients of choice.’

CMI Marketing Research Experts Speak at Three University and Industry Educational Events in November

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four of CMI’s marketing research experts were featured speakers at industry and university educational events in November. CMI is a full-service marketing research company dedicated to industry thought leadership, education and professional development in its field.

JLA Home to Create 100 New Jobs in Savannah by 2011

SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Savannah will see 100 new jobs by 2011, due to Dermody Properties’/DP Partners’ sale of a 689,400 square-foot building in its LogistiPort Industrial Park to JLA Home for an East Coast assembly and distribution center, SEDA announced today. The Class A industrial property is being sold for an undisclosed price to JLA, a subsidiary of E&E Company.

The Georgia Humanities Council and Digital Library of Georgia Win Prestigious Schwartz Prize

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Humanities Council and the Digital Library of Georgia won the Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize for their partnership on the Civil Rights Digital Library (CRDL). This marks the second time the Georgia Humanities Council has won the Schwartz Prize. Their first prize recognized their success with the online New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Selling a Business: How Proper Due Diligence Can Help Close the Deal, Ga. Association of Business Brokers Panel

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Selling a business is much easier when business owners have accurate and organized records, say two Georgia financial experts. They will discuss how due diligence can help or hinder a business sale during the Nov. 30, 2010 meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers.

Disk Doctors Photo Recovery Software Gets a Version Upgrade Just Before the Holiday Season

NORCROSS, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Disk Doctors released a new version of its most popular photo recovery software just before the beginning of the holiday season when people indulge in taking photos and videos. The software now offers a new interface with more advanced options, recovery support for more photo, audio and video file types.

Georgia Humanities Council Announces Freedom Riders Events in Albany, Atlanta, Kennesaw and Savannah

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the PBS series American Experience, joins organizations in Albany, Atlanta and Savannah to screen ‘Freedom Riders,’ a new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson.

CMI’s Dr. Christina Liao Will Present Decision Pathway Modeling at the Society for Insurance Research (SIR) Annual Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christina Liao, vice president, marketing science for CMI, a full-service marketing research company, will present a pathway modeling approach to understanding factors that influence consumers’ decisions to renew insurance products. Liao will explain how companies can use results from pathway modeling to develop strategies to convert single line customers into buyers of multiple products. She will use a case study from a leading insurance company.

Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business Re-Engages Pathbuilders for 2010-11 IT Executive Mentoring Program

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second year, Pathbuilders will manage the Mentor of Excellence program for GSU’s Executive Master’s of Science, Managing Information Technology program. Through the mentoring overlay component of the MS MIT degree program, students benefit from real-life experiences and professional development through the insights of a mentor.

CMI’s Jean Fasching, Dr. Christina Liao, Mike Mabey, and Bill Salokar to present at IIR’s ‘The Market Research Event’

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, will be speaking and participating in a variety of sessions at IIR’s The Market Research Event in San Diego, CA on Nov. 8-10, 2010. In addition to presenting a new segmentation methodology, CMI will be extensively involved in the Segmentation Symposium, chairing, and moderating the sessions. Attendees may also visit CMI in booth #303 in the exhibit hall.

CMI Teams with NetBase to Harness the Power of Social Media Understanding for Consumer Insights

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, is taking consumer insight to the next level by offering NetBase social media understanding and analysis of online consumer opinion, emotion and behavior to its marketing research clients.

DepthPR Steps Up to IDS Cycling Challenge for ATL Habitat, Welcomes Mortgage Bankers to MBA 97th Annual Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Depth Public Relations (DepthPR), an Atlanta provider of public relations, Internet search visibility, and marketing strategies for the mortgage lending and financial services industries, has pledged its financial support in a fundraising challenge presented by document preparation vendor International Document Services at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) 97th Annual Convention and Expo.

Pet Businesses Are Thriving, Top Georgia Business Broker Says

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The economy may be in the doghouse, but Georgia businesses that pamper pooches and caress kittens are doing well. Last year, top Georgia business broker Loren Marc Schmerler, of Bottom Line Management, Inc., helped owners sell two pet-centered businesses, and says such businesses are bucking the economic trend.

CMI Qualitative Research Manager and Ethnographer Laura Winn Johnson to Present at PMRG Institute

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has been chosen for the second consecutive year to present a session at The Fourth Annual Meeting of the PMRG Institute in Boston, MA on Oct. 24-26, 2010. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Navigating Healthcare’s Shifting Currents: Essential Techniques for the Healthcare Marketing Researcher.’

Ga. Business Brokers Discuss Using Retirement Funds to Buy a Business

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many skilled but unemployed workers have taken advantage of tax laws that enable them to use funds from retirement accounts to buy a new business, and the Georgia Association of Business Brokers will hear an industry expert describe the process at their Oct. 26 meeting.

IDS Puts Mortgage Industry in Motion to Benefit Atlanta Habitat for Humanity During MBA 97th Annual Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, and Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, one of the top producers of affordable home ownership opportunities among U.S. Habitat affiliates, have teamed up to challenge attendees at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 97th Annual Convention and Expo to raise $10,000 for Atlanta Habitat for Humanity.

White Horse Advisors’ Chief Operating Officer, Stephen Griner, Earns Chartered Financial Analyst Designation

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — White Horse Advisors, LLC, an independently-owned provider of financial advisory services to owners of closely-held businesses and retirement plan sponsors, announces that Stephen Griner, COO of White Horse Advisors, has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Griner was one of only 42 percent of investment professionals to pass the June 2010 CFA exam. He is the first CFA charterholder at White Horse Advisors.

Three…Two…One… Data Analytics Firm Lift361 Takes Off

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are pleased to announce the debut of Lift361, a newly formed data analytics company. Lift361 is a spin-off of database marketing provider Integrative Logic. Ed Higdon, formerly the executive vice president and chief analytics officer for Integrative Logic, will serve as president and CEO for Lift361.

Savannah Economic Development Authority Board of Directors names new President and CEO

SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Savannah Economic Development Authority’s (SEDA) Board of Directors voted unanimously today to approve the recommendation from SEDA’s Succession Planning Committee to name Steven W. Weathers the Authority’s next president and CEO.

CMI Offers Custom Decision Pathway Modeling Simulator

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI has begun offering a new proprietary Decision Pathway Modeling Simulator that enables its clients to evaluate the potential impact of hypothetical strategic business decisions and competitive scenarios. This new desktop application puts Decision Pathway Modeling insights in the hands of clients, furthering CMI’s commitment to delivering research that drive results.

Integrative Logic Named to the Inc. 5000 List for Third Consecutive Year

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine has ranked Integrative Logic 1,967 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy-America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.

Uncertainty Hampering Small Businesses, Expert Tells Georgia Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Political and economic uncertainty are hampering small businesses in Georgia, says Patrick Gartland, a former official of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Administration, who will speak on Sept. 28 to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers.

Pathbuilders to Deliver Four Talent Management Sessions at 20th Annual SHRM-Atlanta HR Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders, Inc. is a Silver Sponsor of the 20th Annual SHRM-Atlanta HR Conference on Oct. 18-19 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. On Oct. 19, Pathbuilders will sponsor the Talent Management Track, during which they will host industry-leading speakers as they deliver exciting new insights and strategies for managing talent in the new economy.

Crown Tutoring Deeply Discounts Tutoring Services for K-12, College, and Test Preparation to Help Parents Hurt by the Economy

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a continued effort to create lifelong learners and make high quality tutoring services available to students throughout the United States, Crown Tutoring, a leading national provider of in home tutoring and test preparation services, is now offering significantly discounted rate plans.

Integrative Logic Hires Lane Andrews as Creative Director

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrative Logic, a leading full-service, integrated database marketing provider, announces the addition of Lane Andrews as Creative Director. ‘We are excited to have Lane join the Integrative Logic family. He brings a range of agency and client-side experience in design, video, interactive and print to our company,’ said John Gardner, president and CEO of Integrative Logic.

Pathbuilders Grows Consulting Team to Support Customized Client Engagements

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders, Inc. has expanded its leadership team with the addition of Pam Tipton, who will serve as executive director of consulting. Tipton joins the team with more than 22 years of diverse career experience in Fortune 100 corporations and non-profits. She will be responsible for strategic direction and execution of program expansion for customized client engagements.

Integrative Logic Hires Delia Cyra as Director of Media Strategy

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrative Logic, a leading full-service, integrated database marketing provider, announced the addition of Delia Cyra as the company’s Director of Media Strategy. ‘I am extremely pleased to announce that Delia Cyra joined the Integrative Logic team on July 15 as Director of Media Strategy,’ said John Gardner, president and CEO.

White Horse Advisors Announces Launch of Navix Exit Planning System

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — White Horse Advisors, LLC, an independently-owned provider of financial advisory services to owners of closely-held businesses and retirement plan sponsors, announces the launch of Navix, a 14-step process for business value creation and exit planning.

CDSoundMaster Releases NICE EQ Solid State and Vacuum Tube Plug-Ins

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CDSoundMaster, an accomplished developer of custom mixing and mastering software, as well as custom recording hardware, announces the release of the NICE EQ VST Plug-In. This ground-breaking software equalizer package includes two plug-ins: the NICE EQ Solid State EQ and the NICE EQ Vacuum Tube EQ. According to the developer, this software represents a new level of realism in analog sound design.

ContinuLink Health Technologies, a Leader in Web-based Home Care Software Responds to Regulatory Change with Rapid Fire Solution

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ContinuLink, a leader in Web-based home care software understands the needs of their users. Within four days of a new CMS Regulation regarding PECOS, ContinuLink users were automatically having their physicians PECOS eligibility checked though our system. ContinuLink believes they were the first system in the country to have integrated real-time PECOS support.

CMI Ranked Sixth Fastest-Growing Market Research Company by Inside Research, Publisher of the Honomichl Top 50

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has been ranked the sixth fastest growing market research firm in the U.S. The annual rankings are compiled by Inside Research, publishers of the Honomichl Top 50 List of U.S. Marketing Research Organizations. CMI’s U.S. revenues grew by 124 percent between 2004 and 2009. CMI is one of only two companies in the top six spots that generated industry-leading growth without acquiring another company.

How to Sell a Business and Defer Taxes: Georgia Business Brokers Discuss 1031 Exchanges

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business sellers can postpone paying thousands of dollars of taxes on the sale of their business if they use a special section of the U.S. tax code, according to Atlanta tax attorney Ricky Novak. Novak, president of Strategic 1031 Exchange Advisors, will describe the process for using 1031 exchanges at the July 27, 2010 meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB).

CMI Ranked 42 on Honomichl Top 50 List of U.S. Marketing Research Organizations

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI has been ranked #42 on the 2010 Honomichl Top 50 list of the United States’ largest marketing research organizations – up from a #45 ranking last year. Companies appearing on the list are ranked by annual revenues for the preceding year. CMI reported revenues of $15 million, an increase of 6.4 percent from 2008.

Meeting DOT Mandates in 2010: Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest Regulations at Lion Technology Workshops

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To help the regulated community understand the rules for multimodal hazmat shipping, Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a how-to training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. Training on all three shipping modes will be held in Atlanta, GA on August 10-13 and Nashville, TN on August 16-19, 2010.

White Horse Advisors Completes Conversion to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Registered Investment Advisor

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — White Horse Advisors, LLC, an independently-owned provider of financial advisory services to owners of closely-held businesses and retirement plan sponsors, is an SEC-registered investment advisor (RIA) as of March 9, 2010. White Horse Advisors joins a growing number of financial advisory representatives nationwide that are registering independently of broker-dealers.

‘Why Deals Blow Up:’ Advice from Georgia Business Broker Attorneys on Legal Troubles

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When you’re trying to buy or sell a business, things can go wrong. Three attorneys who belong to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) will discuss how to spot and avoid common legal pitfalls at a free breakfast meeting on Tuesday, June 29, 2010.

USMotivation Announces Tina Weede as President

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chris Cummings and Eric Webb, with General Yellow Pages Consultants (GYPC), owners of Marquette Group and USMotivation (USM), announced Tuesday that Tina Weede will be President of USMotivation.

Meet Annual Hazardous Waste Training Mandates

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of July and August. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in South Eastern US states during July and August, 2010.

Pathbuilders Engages 15 New Clients in the 2010 ACHIEVA Program for High-Potential Women

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders Inc. kicked-off its 2010 Achieva program on May 21 at Cobb Galleria with 70 high-potential women from 39 companies. Fifteen of the companies are new to the Pathbuilders client roster: AFC Enterprises, Inc, Atlanta Education Fund, Bard Medical, Carter’s, Cbeyond, EarthLink, Inc., Equifax, Georgia Institute of Technology, Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP, Imerys North America Performance Minerals, Manhattan Associates, Moore Colson, OFS, The Coca-Cola Company, and Troutman Sanders LLP.