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EDWARDS, COLORADO (PRWEB) June 11, 2014
Venues looking to expand their marketing reach on-line can now purchase a social media package with Unique Venues. Unique Venues introduces three new packages and a workshop to help manage a social media presence that will engage meeting planners online.
The three packages allow a customized experience for the needs of a venue. The Jump Start Program is ideal for the venue that needs help in getting started on social media sites. The package will include six months of guidance to set-up Facebook and Twitter, post consistent content, and establish social media channels that will engage with meeting planners.
The second package, Trend-Worthy Program, will enable venues to have social media reach for a year on Facebook and Twitter. This $ 2495 program will equip members with the necessary tools to be engaging where meeting and event planners are active.
The third package, The Kitchen Sink Program, provides full coverage of the social media networks. In addition to Facebook and Twitter, this package includes Pinterest and Instagram as well as credits for advertising on Facebook.
Starting in the fall, quarterly workshops will be held to help venues get started on social media. These $ 99 workshops are for the do-it-yourself marketing team who needs a few questions answered about social media before they can run their own accounts. The hour long workshop will give insight into best practices, how to get started, and how to stay connected on your own.
Packages begin at $ 1995 and can be added to any Unique Venues Membership.
At Unique Venues, we pride ourselves on setting our venues up for success in reaching meeting planners. Social Media is one arena that often is left out of the marketing plan. We want to partner with venues to truly make an engaging presence on-line,” said Unique Venues Marketing Manager Mandy Volpe.
For more information on these packages, contact Unique Venues at 866-266-6857 or visit http://www.uniquevenues.com/socialpackages.
About Unique Venues
With five offices in Colorado, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia and British Columbia, Canada, Unique Venues has been the go-to source for non-conventional meeting and event venues, and the planners looking for them, for the past 27 years. The marketing and membership company started with the Guide to Convening on Campus in 1986 and since has grown to be the largest online database of unique venues in the U.S., Canada, Ireland, and the U.K. Each listing showcases a unique college or university, historical or cultural venue, arena or stadium, camp or retreat centers, conference or business center, or other special event venue, and includes contact information, photo and video galleries, menu samples, room capacities, and even a FREE RFP service. Planners also have access to the Unique Venues team who can provide an assisted search to find a unique site for hosting a meeting, family reunion, reception, party, conference, or gathering of any kind.
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Washington D.C. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014
Competitive 8(a) Small Business contracts are only awarded to businesses who have competed the labor intensive registration process. However, once a business have been approved by the federal government as an 8(a) business there are an enormous amount of available opportunities on the the federal bid board FedBizOpps.
US Federal Contractor Registration has helped economically/socially disadvantaged small businesses win these types of federal set-aside contracts for years. US Federal Contractor Registration has tracked down the top 3 Competitive 8(a) Small Business government contracts in the state of Colorado and they are as follows:
Repair HTHW Phase 2
Solicitation Number: FA7000-14-R-0012
Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: Direct Reporting Units
Location: USAF Academy – 10 CONS
Front Range Simplified Acquisition of Base Engineering Requirements (SABER), Multi-Year, Multi-Base
Solicitation Number: FA2517-13-R-5000
Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: Air Force Space Command
Location: 21CONS (Bldg 350)
Y–4th ID CAB, Vehicle Bridge and Road, PN 77262-FY14, Fort Carson, Colorado
Solicitation Number: W9128F-14-B-0010
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Location: USACE District, Omaha
Businesses that are interested in learning more about the 3 Competitive 8(a) Small Business listed above can call (877) 252-2700 Ext 1 to speak with a Acquisition Specialist at US Federal Contractor Registration to start the bidding process. Businesses that are interested in becoming properly registered in the mandatory federal database System for Award Management (SAM) and start bidding on these contracts can call the listed number or go to the SAM Online Registration page.
US Federal Contractor Registration has registered over 60,000 private sector businesses in the SAM registration some of which include McGraw Hill, HP, Wells Fargo, Xerox, GoodWill, Dixie, UPS, Heinz, Sheraton Hotels, Marriott, Westin, Interstate Oil, CITI, and Coldwell Banker. As well as academic institutions and colleges like NYC, Northwestern, Oxford, Southwestern, and Mercer. Numerous federal agencies like US Army, US Navy, Veteran Affairs and United States Department of Agriculture have also had their government paperwork facilitated by US Federal Contractor Registration Case Managers.
Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014
Today, GreenJobInterview, online video interviewing platform announced a partnership and beta release of an integrated product that uses Mettl, online assessment solution. GreenJobInterview will begin offering Mettl assessment data inside its family of products, including GreenJob Live and GreenJob One-Way.
We are excited to give our clients the additional data assessments offer, its truly the best of both worlds, said Greg Rokos, president of GreenJobInterview. By incorporating Mettls assessment data, we can deliver a value-added solution that gives our Fortune 500 clients this option and allows our clients the ability to hire even faster and fill gaps in their workforce with ease.
This partnership will allow for an assessment layer in the hiring process for recruiters to use to evaluate candidates, delivered anywhere in the world, said Subhash Tantry, president of Mettl. Through this partnership with GreenJobInterview, we are creating a flexible, cutting-edge solution for assessing and interviewing that will help employers acquire and retain much needed talent for years to come.
Benefits of pairing the power of GreenJobInterviews video interviewing and Mettls assessments include:
Seamless Integration: Mettl assessment data will be available alongside interview information in both GreenJob One-Way and GreenJob Live products. The combined platform will give clients the single sign-on flexibility they need for easy comparisons to make better hiring decisions.
Interview Bank and Sample Questions: Companies new to assessments will find pre-determined skills and assessment tests to pair with interview automations for a complete interview in minutes, directly within the GreenJobInterview platform.
Intuition + Analytics: A side-by-side view of interview responses and assessment data gives prospective employers a 360-degree view of every applicant, much earlier in the process, allowing for more accurate screening and additional time savings.
Safe, effective proctoring: The ability to conduct highly sensitive tests from afar has never been simpler. The power of video combined with customizable tests creates a safe environment for employer and applicant and allows for secure testing across geographical boundaries and reliable storage of results for compliance and record-keeping.
GreenJobInterview is a cloud-based digital interviewing solution that helps employers dramatically reduce the time and costs associated with scheduling and conducting interviews. A robust and easy-to-use live, recorded and mobile solution allows organizations to reach a global talent pool, strengthen their employment brand and reduce environmental impact. More than 300 of the worlds leading organizations (including Walmart, PepsiCo, UCLA and Mayo Clinic) have chosen GreenJobInterview, and the platform continues to gain recognition for developing technology that literally transforms the recruitment process for employers and job seekers alike. For more information visit http://www.GreenJobInterview.com.
Mettl is an online assessment, testing and certification solution to measure and analyze both technical and people skills, allowing companies and candidates to access the assessments they need without the expense and hassle of on-site, manual administration. Mettls secure, configurable and cost-effective platform measures both knowledge and the application of skills. Leading global companies in the IT, ITES, telecom and banking industries have trusted Mettl, some include Cognizant, Wipro, Capegimini, HCL. Mettl has been recognized by the New York Times and earned the TiE50 2013 Award as one of the top 50 startups in the world. For more information, visit http://www.mettl.com.
Stevens, PA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014
Only in 2013 did the home furnishings market recover its losses from the recession of 2008-2009. Today whats left of the home furnishings market in the wake of the recession is very different than the market that went into the recession, according to a new study by Unity Marketing.
“Marketers and retailers must adapt to the new business environment where the best customers demand a whole new way to shop for and buy home furnishings. Americans are “cocooning” in a new style combining fashion and function to create a safe, comforting and stress-free environment,” explains Pam Danizger, president of Unity Marketing and author of the new report. Cocooning in New Luxury Style lays out a plan for marketers to grow in the new post-recession home furnishings market based upon a new survey of marketers’ best, high-potential customers.
The Market Took Five Years to Recover from Recession Losses
The U.S. home furnishings market reached $ 315.3 billion in 2007, only to hit bottom at $ 273.5 billion in 2009 as a result of the recession. But it took five years for the home furnishings market get back to its pre-recession levels. At the close of 2013 industry sales were $ 315.9 billion, according to the latest estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, NIPA 2.4.5. It took the market five years to get back to where it started in 2007.
Furniture & Home Furnishings Retail Remain Decimated
As the home furnishings market lost 13% of share in its collapse from 2007 pre-recession high to its 2009 low, retailers that specialized in furniture and home furnishings took a bruising. Back in 2007, there were 65,144 furniture and home furnishings retailers in the country. By 2012 there were only 51,998 a 21% drop in the number of retail doors classified as furniture or home furnishings retailers, based upon the latest Census Department’s 5-year Economic Census. In 2007 those retailers generated sales of $ 108.2 billion, or about 34% of the total home furnishings industry.
By 2012, the retailers that survived the recession had sales of only $ 89.1 billion, an 18% decline. Further in 2012 these retailers accounted for only 29% of the total industry, indicating that other types of retailers department stores, discounters, online/internet, and others have taken a huge chunk out of sales that used to go to furniture and home furnishings stores. Click this link for an infographic.
“So while the industry overall has recovered from the recession, furniture and home furnishings retailers have suffered lasting reversal. In fact, this class of stores still lags behind sales of $ 91.8 billion in 2002,” Danziger says.
Marketers’ Hope for Growth: The Affluent 20% Account for 43% of Total Sales
The home furnishings market is heavily weighted toward the affluent consumer segment. The affluent (top quintile of U.S. households based upon income which starts at about $ 100k today) make up only 20% of total U.S. households, yet account for over 40% of the industrys sales, the report details. Danziger notes, “That makes each affluent customer two-times more valuable to retailers and marketers than a typical middle-income customer. They are the heavy-lifters in the consumer economy.”
Danziger continues, “Not only do the affluent make up a far greater share of industry sales than their total numbers would indicate, they also are the ones with discretion to pay a premium for new home furnishings. This is the consumer segment that home furnishings retailers and marketers must cultivate for growth now and in the future.”
Beware: Affluents Are Careful Spenders
Danziger says, “Just because they are affluent and have more money to spend, that doesnt mean they are looking to spend it as fast as they can. The affluent are careful spenders and use all the tools available to comparison shop and get the best deal. They are value-oriented consumers, looking to maximize their investment in furnishings for their home that will return the utmost pleasure and enjoyment.” Marketers that understand the affluents’ attitudes and motivations in home purchases will uncover the secret to future prosperity and growth of their businesses.
New Report Delves into Affluents Needs and Motivations in Home Purchases
Unity Marketing’s latest trend report, Cocooning in New Luxury Style, delves deeply into the affluent consumer segment and their home furnishings needs and desires. In July 2014 Unity Marketing surveyed n=1,200 affluent consumers to discover their recent home furnishings purchases, what they bought, how they shopped, what motivated the purchases, their spending levels and much more.
The results of that survey provide a road map for growth to home marketers that need to understand their best potential customers. Plus the report includes a competitive analysis of how marketers as diverse as IKEA, West Elm, Wayfair, Restoration Hardware, Design Within Reach, LG, Ekornes, Saatva and others have successfully tapped the greater spending potential of affluents and theyve done it at all different price levels.
About Pam Danziger and Unity Marketing
Pamela N. Danziger is an internationally recognized expert specializing in consumer insights for marketers targeting the affluent consumer. She is president of Unity Marketing, a marketing consulting firm she founded in 1992. Pam received the Global Luxury Award for top luxury industry achievers presented at the Global Luxury Forum in 2007 by Harper’s Bazaar. Luxury Daily named Pam to its list of “Women to Watch in 2013.” She is a member of Jim Blasingame: The Small Business Advocates Brain Trust and a contributing columnist to The Robin Report.
Pam’s latest book is Putting the Luxe Back in Luxury: How new consumer values are redefining the way we market luxury (Paramount Market Publishing, 2011). Her other books include Shopping: Why We Love It and How Retailers Can Create the Ultimate Customer Experience, published by Kaplan Publishing in October 2006; Let Them Eat Cake: Marketing Luxury to the Masses-as well as the Classes, (Dearborn Trade Publishing, $ 27, hardcover) and Why People Buy Things They Don’t Need: Understanding and Predicting Consumer Behavior (Chicago: Dearborn Trade Publishing, 2004).
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