Good2bSocial Names Kevin Vermeulen Co-Managing Partner for Business Development – Former Chief Revenue Officer of ALM Media Will Oversee Growth and Expansion

New York (PRWEB) February 24, 2015

Good2bSocial, the leading provider of digital marketing services in the legal industry, announced today that it has made a key addition to its executive management team with the appointment of Kevin Vermeulen as Co-Managing Partner Business Development.

Vermeulen previously served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of ALM Media, where he managed and drove sales growth for the companys traditional print and electronic publishing operations, with P&L responsibility for more than $ 180 million in annual revenue. Vermeulen spent the last 22 years at ALM helping lawyers, law firms and vendors grow their business. He is considered an expert and thought leader in marketing strategy for the legal industry.

Joining Good2bSocial is a chance for me to participate directly in the incredible changes transforming the world of marketing and brand development, said Vermeulen. Digital marketing and social media represent the future, and Im thrilled to be joining a company that has clearly established itself as a market leader in the legal industry.

Good2bSocial provides digital marketing and business development solutions for lawyers, law firms, consultants and vendors both in and out of the legal industry, The company offers an integrated suite of digital marketing services, social media strategy, training and execution including content marketing, content curation and email marketing.

The addition of Kevin to our senior management team represents a huge step forward for our company, said Guy Alvarez, Good2bSocials founding partner and Chief Digital Officer. Kevins deep knowledge, relationships and experience in the legal market puts us in a position to grow our business and to deliver even more value to our clients, as we combine his traditional publishing expertise with our cutting edge digital marketing services.


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About Good2bSocial – Good2bSocial is the leading digital marketing agency in the legal industry. Its mission is to help lawyers, law firms, consultants and vendors to understand and benefit from the power of social media, content marketing and digital technologies. Using the latest tools and techniques, Good2bSocial helps build digital practice platforms that power and transform marketing and business development strategies.

For more information visit http://good2bsocial.com.







Cubic Awarded Contract Valued at More Than $65 Million for Ground Combat Training Support


SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) February 24, 2015

Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced it was awarded a contract valued at more than $ 65 million for two Combat Training Centers (CTCs) from a Middle East Army customer to include U.S. Army versions of I-MILES Tactical Vehicle System (I-MILES TVS), Instrumented-Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System Individual Weapon Systems (I-MILES IWS) and the TVS adapter kit to enable simulation of combat vehicles. These solutions will enhance the training capability by providing state-of-the art Tactical Engagement Simulation (TES) systems, an advanced data collection system for video, voice and other training data that is not currently available in the region.

Cubic is proud to provide advanced CTCs, training equipment and support to enable our allies relentless focus on readiness and training. It is our goal to provide the most effective and affordable training solutions by driving innovation into the areas most critical to our customers, said Bill Toti, president of Cubic Global Defense.

Cubics CTC solutions enable commanders and soldiers to rehearse combat skills and tactics, and learn safely in a live battlefield setting. These devices are used during live force-on-force training, and provide the critical real-time digital, audio and video data feedback for forces to achieve and sustain mission readiness. Cubics MILES solutions enable small and large group training from a custom squadron to a battalion. The systems are also compatible with legacy equipment, ensuring previous investments are preserved and long term cost of ownership is lowered.

I-MILES IWS uses laser emitters that attach to military weapons and on-body sensors to replicate combat and records data for later review. I-MILES TVS, the vehicular adaptation of Cubics man-worn Individual Weapons System, equip tactical vehicles with lasers, sensors and electronics. The I-MILES TVS solution will also include Cubics Shooter CVS kit, to enable superior weapon simulation and casualty assessment accuracy for vehicles and fixed structure.

Ibotta Hits $20 Million in Cash Rebates Paid to Shoppers


Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) February 19, 2015

Ibotta, Inc., the leading U.S. retail shopping app that gives users cash back when they shop, announced today that it has achieved a series of milestones, including giving back over $ 20 million dollars in cash rebates to shoppers. This signifies a growing level of comfort and interest from consumers in using mobile apps, such as Ibotta, to add a layer of excitement to their shopping experience while saving money.

Ibotta users accounted for over $ 1.5 billion in total spend in 2014, a testament to the growing popularity of the app and the ability for retailers to successfully tap Ibottas 6.3 million users to drive sales. Since launching in late 2012, the company has seen over 16 million rebates redeemed.

Hitting the $ 20 million milestone is an incredible achievement for us, and were thrilled to kick-off 2015 with such momentum, said Bryan Leach, CEO of Ibotta. It took us nearly two years to pay our users their first $ 10 million in cash, a number weve more than doubled in the last six months. Were now the app of choice for consumers that want to get paid when they shop for groceries, alcohol, electronics, clothing and more.

Ibotta currently works at over 150 retailers, including leading grocery stores like Walmart, Target, Safeway, Publix, and Peapod.com, in addition to major drug stores such as Rite Aid, CVS, and Walgreens, among others. Best Buy, Sports Authority, Advance Auto Parts, Cabela’s, Express, and JC Penney have also partnered with Ibotta to offer consumers cash back when they shop in their stores.

Weve become the mobile shopping app of choice for millions of Americans, said Richard Donahue, vice president of marketing at Ibotta. New and growing partnerships with brands and retailers have given our users more chances to earn cash on whatever they buy, wherever they shop. This year, we expect to pay users more than $ 30 million more, just for buying their favorite brands.

Shoppers simply download the free Ibotta app onto their phone (or visit the Ibotta.com website), browse their favorite products, unlock cash rebates, go shopping, and verify their purchases.

For a full list of rebates, stores Ibotta supports, or more detail on how it works, visit Ibotta.com. To download the free Ibotta app, visit the Apple or Android store, and start earning cash whenever, wherever you shop.

About Ibotta

Ibotta, a Denver-based mobile technology company, is transforming the way brands and retailers deliver mobile media and advertising campaigns. With a one of a kind user experience thats proven to drive in-store sales and consumer loyalty, the world’s leading brands continue to leverage Ibotta as a key pillar of their digital programs and growth strategies.

To date, over six billion rebates have been viewed on Ibotta, and 125 million brand interactions have been completed. Consumers have earned over $ 20 million in cash rewards from purchases made at participating retailers. Ibotta continues to drive brand engagement and loyalty tracked directly to item level purchases for both in-store and online transactions, establishing it as a true omni-channel solution.

On average, Ibotta is used 25 days each month, making it one of the most frequently used apps in the U.S. Ibotta is available for free on iOS and Android smartphones.







Chequed.com Partners with Hire Well Now to Expand Innovative HR Technology to Serve Needs of Small and Medium-sized Businesses


Saratoga Springs, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2015

Chequed.com, the leading provider of cloud-based Predictive Talent Selection technology, today announced the launch of a partnership that will create new opportunities to provide small and medium-sized businesses with access to its innovative employee recruitment and hiring technology.

Hire Well Now, a premier provider of recruiting and retention solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, will be reselling the full suite of Chequed.com services to companies with fewer than 500 employees. These tools include employee assessment, online reference checking, scorable interviewing, and talent-sourcing platforms powered by Chequed.coms proprietary software, which is integrated with behavioral science to help companies match prospective employees both with essential job skills and their corporate culture.

The collaboration between Chequed.com and Hire Well Now unites two companies committed to data-driven, technology-fueled HR solutions. Hire Well Now employs a powerful Applicant Tracking system that promotes open jobs on a variety of online job boards; integrated behavioral assessments benchmarked for critical and front-line positions; integrated background checks; and a digital new hire onboarding system that executes all federal and state withholding forms, corporate new hire paperwork, and E-Verifies Federal Form I9.

We are delighted to partner with Hire Well Now, a leader in helping small and medium-sized businesses navigate the complex world of employee recruitment and hiring, to expand Chequed.coms reach in the important SMB market, said Greg Moran, President and CEO of Chequed.com. This collaboration ensures that our breakthrough technologies are accessible to help smaller companies address their own unique HR needs and, most importantly, to improve productivity, reduce costs, and free up valuable resources to grow their bottom line.

Our partnership with Chequed.com will supplement the essential tools for employee recruiting and hiring that we can offer to small and medium-sized businesses, said Jonathan Bergman, CEO of Hire Well Now. Were particularly pleased with this collaboration because it brings together two companies that share a belief in the importance of combining data and technology to deliver important HR solutions that are critical for success in todays business environment.

The nations fastest-growing company in providing online Predictive Talent Selection technology, Chequed.com is already well regarded as a provider of HR technology and solutions to a growing roster of more than 100 clients that includes globally recognized companies such as SUBWAY

WTFast Inks Deal with Gamestop, Debuting Retail Distribution of Their Gamers Private Network (GPN) in More than 4,200 Stores


Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) February 16, 2015

The WTFast GPN is designed for the Massively Multi-Player Online (MMO) & Multiplayer Online Battlefield Arena (MOBA) gaming market. Globally, the video game market is estimated to be a $ 100+ billion dollar market with over one billion gamers*.

When a gamer plays an MMO game, the game data travels back and forth from the users PC to the game server. The speed and stability of this data transmission becomes critical for effective game play. The WTFast GPN gives MMO/MOBA gamers a private, dedicated network designed specifically to optimize this data transmission, helping to reduce potential lag issues and ensure the best game connection, speed and stability.

Were proud to count GameStop as a new distribution partner. As the top global game retailer, they will empower more gamers with the game connection enhancement provided by the GPN said Rob Bartlett, WTFast CEO. Because of their leadership in the gaming ecosystem and their distribution capabilities, their support of the GPN also marks another step in the growth of our company.

GameStop currently has over 4,200 stores in North America and 28 million loyal PowerUp Rewards

Velas Resorts Introduces the Detox Concierge as Part of 2015 Digital Detox Program


Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (PRWEB) February 16, 2015

Freeing guests from the minute-to-minute stresses associated with technology, the new Digital Detox program at Mexicos Grand Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit wants to inspire families and couples to kick off the new year on the right foot by providing a different kind of vacation experienceone that invites them to power down, disconnect from the world and focus on enjoying quality time with one another.

What separates Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit from the digital detox pack? Simple. Meet their Detox Concierge. When guests arrive at the resort, the concierge is tasked with the all-important duty of cleansing their suite by removing the flat screen television from the room, replacing it with classic board games and then whisking away their personal electronic devices (phone, laptop, iPad, PSP, etc.) to a safe.

At Grand Velas Riviera Maya, guests opting to participate in the digital detox program can trade-in their electronics for complimentary activities. Guests are given a bracelet in exchange for their electronics that guarantees them access to the following activities:


Bike tour
Ecological tour of the propertys flora and fauna
Snorkeling tour
Facials and massages at one of the five best spas in Latin America

They must earn a total of four activity bracelets (one for each day of the detox) in order to receive their electronics back.

In addition to the bracelets, couples and families will be sporting a t-shirt that reads: We are digital detoxing, and will have a timer placed in the lobby that features the familys last name and the time that they have already detoxed.

Guests at both resorts can take advantage of the resorts complimentary roster of activities such as yoga, kayaking, picnic on the beach and campfire sessions.

All-inclusive rates include luxury suite accommodations,

Alliance Music Group Presents Make Sum Shake By Cool Amerika


Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 13, 2015

Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announce the release of the Make Sum Shake single by Cool Amerika. The single track project is currently available for download on the Coast 2 Coast website and is presented by Alliance Music Group.

Cool Amerika, a hip-hop group that has emerged from East Atlanta, is made up of artists Bally Baby and Stunt. Their group name is an acronym for Collective Of Outspoken Lyricists Armed Meticulous Entertaining Kempt Artists, which best describes generation nexts most original tandem. It was the love of making music and high-end fashion that originally brought this pair together. However, it would be their lingo and intoxicating stage presence that would lead to them to sign with Hotlantas fastest rising record label, Alliance Music Group (AMG).

When was the last time a rap group, or any other duo for that matter, possessed the rare ability to thoroughly entertain all audiences, enlightening them at the same time in which C.O.O.L A.M.E.R.I.K.A does, with frequent regularity? Every song gone hit, and everything we do gon catch says the dynamic duo. Releasing their new single Make Sum Shake, they have already received great feedback from the community. An electronic, eclectic hip-hop mix combined with a funky dance beat, this track is sure to please avid listeners and club-goers everywhere. To keep up with Cool Amerika, follow them on Twitter at @1coolamerika.

About Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes

Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes are the most widely distributed mixtapes in the world, with over 100 million downloads/plays generated by over 200 volumes officially hosted by major artists. Coast 2 Coast has a solid reach in the new music industry with a digital magazine, DJ coalition, industry tips blog, yearly convention, and more. Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes represents a unique opportunity for artists of all urban genres, from major to indie. For more information, visit http://www.coast2coastmixtapes.com.







MD Revolutions mHealth Solution Disrupts Digital Health, Chronic Disease Prevention

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2015

MD Revolution, a San Diego-based digital health company, has created a new mHealth solution for chronic disease prevention and care. Facing a $ 26 billion market swell in 2017, according to Research and Markets, mHealth has the potential to help healthcare professionals who have been seeking ways to make patients more involved with their care. MD Revolutions prescriptive-based digital health solution, RevUp, delivers real, measurable improvements in health, lowers healthcare costs and empowers people with personalized, actionable data and coaching to help them make healthy lifestyle changes.

MD Revolution is able to merge patient information from a variety of sources in real time, such as wearable devices (i.e Fitbit, heart rate monitors, glucose machines), electronic medical records, laboratory results and manually logged food and exercise data to create a holistic view of patient health and wellness. Using analytics technology from Perceivant, MD Revolution can scale and improve the delivery of patient care. Real-time reports and consolidated data from Perceivant enables MD Revolution healthcare professionals to identify trends and adjust care plans for large groups and individuals.

Leveraging the talents of healthcare professionals in this manner will lead to significantly lower healthcare costs while improving patient health in general, said Pratik Patel, chief operating officer of MD Revolution.

In addition, the data analytics technology, coupled with RevUp, is creating opportunities for more effective, efficient care. With Perceivant, MD Revolution anticipates doubling the number of patients their healthcare professionals can track and message in the next few months; the company expects that number to increase over time. The RevUp platform will also notify the team when to reach out to high-risk patients.

By disrupting the world of digital health, MD Revolution is improving and extending lives. Contributing to their mission is a privilege that all of us at Perceivant appreciate, said Brian Rowe, CEO and founder of Perceivant.

Moving forward, MD Revolution and Perceivant will continue to work together to innovate new ways to improve health and lower healthcare costs.

By partnering with Perceivant, we have more than just an analytics platform. We have a partner with the technology expertise to help us improve the lives of our patients, said Patel.

About MD Revolution:

Founded in 2011 by practicing cardiologist Samir Damani, MD Revolution is the only digital health company reversing chronic disease and lowering healthcare costs. With a revolutionary approach to lifestyle interventions, the companys digital health solution, RevUp, delivers measurable improvements in health, empowering people through digital monitoring, coaching and sophisticated algorithms that provide personalized health care solutions. For more information, visit http://www.mdrevolution.com.

About Perceivant:

Perceivants HIPAA-compliant data analytics solution combines its proprietary platform, professional services and products to deliver the fastest implementation and ROI in the market. Data Dojo, its cloud-based data analytics platform, can process terabytes of information in real time or via batch, correlate it and deliver it to decision makers in a readable, actionable format. Perceivant enables healthcare providers to utilize their data like never before, allowing them to make insight-driven decisions that reduce risk, cut costs and improve quality of care. For more information, visit http://www.perceivant.com.







Customer Satisfaction and Technology Innovation Fuels Nuxeo Growth in 2014


New York, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2015

Nuxeo, the provider of the Nuxeo Platform, a content management platform for business applications, announced that 2014 was another record setting year of results. Already growing at a high pace in the USA, Nuxeo saw 84% revenue growth in the US market and global sales increased by 52%.

The most important success metric for Nuxeo is customer satisfaction rate. says Eric Barroca, Nuxeo CEO, We are proud that our customers are happy and getting results with our products and services. We have also brought our customers major technology advancements in 2015 including Elasticsearch integration, Digital Asset Management solution, cloud optimized hosting and NoSQL database support.

Nuxeo company highlights for 2014 include:

Global subscription revenue grew by 52% in 2014 vs 2013
Largest revenue region is now North America
Nuxeo hired even more in 2014 to support its growing US operations, increasing staff by 125%, with offices in New York and California
There was a significant rise in the use of the Nuxeo Platform (63% increase in registered users in 2014 vs 2013. There were over 20,000 downloads of the Platform in 2014), confirming product acceptance and acquisition by the community
Growth in active Nuxeo Studio projects by 32%, proving again the benefits of SaaS-based configuration tools
Increase of 71% of paying users on Nuxeo Online Services vs 2013, showing a boosted trust in Nuxeo services from users
Improvements in average support response time to less than one business day

Nuxeo continued to grow its footprint among large enterprises and government. Notable new customers include Verizon, Avery Dennison, the Secretary of State, California Environmental Protection Agency, Cognizant, Calumet, Solutionstar, SkyScanner, and Capital One.

The Nuxeo Platform continues to be one of the largest and most active open source projects in the ECM industry, with 2M lines of code, 18,000 commits, and more than 70 active core contributors.

Nuxeo has received several recognitions in 2014. The company has been elected one of the hottest startups by Lead411, and won the CMScritic Critics Choice Award for best Java Open Source Content Management System. Nuxeo was also mentioned in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for ECM.

2014 Product Highlights include:

Release of Nuxeo Platform 6.0, including major advancements in cloud readiness, performance, scalability, and mobile experience
Creation of nuxeo.io, a Platform as a Service offering used to build business applications with the Nuxeo Platform
Increased scalability of the Platform with a new query engine based on Elasticsearch
Integration with leading NoSQL database, MongoDB, offering high performance, availability and scalability

2015 promises to be another technologically transformational year with support for integration of cloud collaboration platforms, improvements in mobile solutions and improved configurability on the roadmap.

Resources

Nuxeo Roadmap

About Nuxeo

Nuxeo dramatically improves how content-based applications are built, managed and deployed, making customers more agile, innovative and successful. Nuxeo provides a next generation, enterprise ready platform for building traditional and cutting-edge content oriented applications. Combining a powerful application development environment with SaaS-based tools and a modular architecture, the Nuxeo Platform and Products provide clear business value to some of the most recognizable brands including Verizon, Avery Dennison, Electronic Arts, Netflix, Sharp, FICO, the U.S. Navy, and Boeing. Nuxeo is headquartered in New York and Paris.







Hearth Market is projected to reach $14.39 Billion by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets


(PRWEB) February 06, 2015

The hearth market has witnessed many ups and downs in the past but has observed some stability in the recent past. Despite the challenges in the hearth market and economic slowdown in the Americas, the industry is still showing a growth rate in single digits. Manufacturers in the hearth industry are still setting ambitious goals for themselves by exploring more areas in the end users segments which have been untouched.

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According to a new market research report, Hearth Market by Fuel Type (Gas, Wood, Electric and Other), Product (Fireplace, Stove and Inserts) by Style (Traditional and Modern Hearth) & Geography – Global trends and forecasts to 2013 – 2020,” the total Health market generated an estimated revenue of $ 11.97 billion in 2014 which is expected to reach $ 14.39 Billion by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 3.13% between 2015 to 2020.

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The buyers tastes keep on changing with the changing trends. The buyers have become more aware because of the easy availability of information related to hearth products through the internet. In such a tough situation, the companies which can differentiate their products from the others are expected to lead the market. Hearth & Home Technologies, one of the leading heart product manufacturers has been leading the hearth market with the help of its diverse product portfolio.

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Hearth products are used for space heating especially for domestic purposes. These products are also being used in offices or restaurants to keep the rooms warm. The Hearth Market has been in existence since several years and even centuries. This market underwent a dynamic shift in the 1940s-1950s when many market players came up with innovative products. As a result, this market can be segmented on the basis of style into traditional and modern hearths. In 2014, the traditional hearth held a market share of 64.84% while the rest was accounted for by modern hearths. This industry uses various fuels for combustion; among which gas, electric, and wood are the key fuels. The electric and gas fuel types are expected to spearhead the hearth market.

The overall Hearth Market has been segmented into four major segments-style type, fuels used, products, and geography. All the segments have been separately classified in the report. The Hearth Market is expected to grow by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 3.13% between 2015 and 2020.

Geographically, the Hearth Market has been segmented into the Americas, Europe, APAC, and Rest of the World. The North American market has the largest market size and is followed by Europe and APAC respectively. North America, which is considered as the key consumer of hearth products, accounted for approximately 60.74% of the total market in 2014.

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The major players in the Hearth Market include Hearth & Home Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), FPI Fireplace Products International Ltd. (Canada), Vermont Casting Group (U.S), Empire Comfort Systems, Inc. (U.S.), Hearth and Home Technologies, Inc. Inc. (U.S.), Travis Industries (U.S.), and Innovative Hearth Products LLC. (U.S.).

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