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GolfTripGenius.com Names Billy Condon Director of Marketing

GolfTripGenius.com Names Billy Condon Director of Marketing











Billy Condon joins GolfTripGenius.com


Wayne, Pa. (PRWEB) January 13, 2012

GolfTripGenius.com, the innovative web-based software that provides pairings, tournament and logistical solutions for golf trips, has named Billy Condon director of marketing.

Condon spent the past four years as associate editor of The Met Golfer magazine and communications administrator at the Metropolitan Golf Association, one of the nation’s largest regional golf associations. Condon’s marketing responsibilities included promotion of the association and its championships, establishing and growing its social media presence and overseeing development of the My MGA mobile app.

“Billy brings a wealth of expertise about regional golf associations and the entire golf industry ecosystem. His experience with mobile apps and social media will be of real benefit as we continue to build the GolfTripGenius brand and introduce new products,” said Mike Zisman, president of GolfTripGenius.com.

“I’m excited to join Mike and the rest of the GolfTripGenius team,” said Condon. “This is an exciting time for the company, and I look forward to contributing to its continued growth and evolution as a valued addition to any golf trip.”

A native of West Hartford, Conn., Condon is a graduate of Union College in

Schenectady, N.Y.

GolfTripGenius.com applies sophisticated yet easy-to-use software to help golfers plan and manage golf trips. The service helps set up pairings, manage and score tournaments, create trip books, organize trip photos, track expenses and simplify trip logistics.

Since its release in 2010, GolfTripGenius.com has been used by thousands of golf captains to organize and manage golf trips to U.S. and international destinations. The GolfTripGenius website offers a free demo that allows golfers to experience GolfTripGenius.com features on an imaginary trip to Genius Island Golf Resort.

About GolfTripGenius.com:

GolfTripGenius.com is an innovative, web-based golf trip toolkit for group golf trip leaders, resort and golf destination managers and PGA of America club professionals. Powering these solutions is the first-time use of operations research programming and advanced mathematical algorithms for arranging optimized golf pairings and tournament set-ups. GolfTripGenius.com also offers a Trip Book and photo album feature for memorializing golf trips and a Trip Accountant for easily managing group expenses. The GolfTripGenius.com online editions make available affordable benefits that enhance any golf trip experience.

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Econovation: The Red, White, and Blue Pill For Arousing Innovation is An Empowering New Book With a Humorous Take on America?s Economic Future.

Econovation: The Red, White, and Blue Pill For Arousing Innovation is An Empowering New Book With a Humorous Take on America’s Economic Future.











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Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) December 05, 2011

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Econovation uncovers opportunities in unexpected places – in a future where a massive shift from labor to capital is quickly making most jobs unnecessary. In this book you’ll learn how to:

•Capitalize on a market that will go from making nothing to making everything . . . for China

•Use psychological pricing and some crafty tricks from Google to reduce reliance on tapped-out consumers

•Sell to consumers whose new identities will be based on what they create, not what they buy, click or super-size

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Econovation is a fresh perspective on a future we’ve taken for granted. It empowers readers to think big, dream big, and conquer economic conditions that will paralyze others. With hefty doses of data, humor, and actionable ideas, Econovation offers insight and amusement in one convenient place—a rare treat for a business book.

About The Author:

Steve Faktor (New York NY) is the former Vice President of Growth and Innovation and Head of the Chairman’s Innovation Fund at American Express. There, he developed and incubated numerous growth ventures including Zync, Loyalty Edge, and Private Sales, a joint venture with Vente Privée. Steve is the founder of Blue Beacon Partners, LLC, which helps start-ups and corporations innovate new products and services, think big, and build a sustainable growth pipeline. In his career, Steve has created several $ 100-million-plus businesses, generated billions in sales volume, and deployed three enterprise-level innovation programs. Previously, Steve was a senior innovation and strategy executive at Citi and MasterCard. As a management consultant at Arthur Andersen, Steve led strategy, marketing, and technology projects for clients like WPP (Ogilvy), Samsung, JVC, Bombardier, Boise Cascade, Omnicom Group, and PSEG. As a futurist, innovator, and digital payments expert, Steve is a popular global keynote speaker on future growth opportunities. Steve also leads innovation workshops, ideation, and training sessions based on his proprietary 4C’s of InnovationTM methodology. An author with a satirical touch, his latest musings on trends in business can be read at http://www.ideafaktory.com

Econovation

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Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Publication date: December 5, 2011

$ 34.95; Hardcover; 224 pages; ISBN: 978-1-118-05400-0

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Air Freshener Manufacturing Industry Report Now Available from IBISWorld

Air Freshener Manufacturing Industry Report Now Available from IBISWorld











IBISWorld Market Research


(PRWEB) December 29, 2011

A new report from IBISWorld forecasts that the Air Freshener Manufacturing industry will continue to experience growth over the five years to 2016. Continued economic improvements will likely boost overall consumer spending, which will encourage consumers to increase their spending on discretionary home goods like air fresheners. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Air Freshener Manufacturing industry to its growing Houseware Manufacturing Report collection.

For more information, including latest Industry trends, statistics, analysis and market share information, purchase the full report from IBISWorld, the nation’s largest publisher of industry research on the Air Freshener Manufacturing Industry for $ 850.

Air Freshener Manufacturing Industry Overview

The Air Freshener Manufacturing industry has stayed fresh during the past five years, despite changes in consumer spending and economic conditions. Like many producers of discretionary household goods, demand for industry goods hiked when disposable income and consumer sentiment was high in 2006 and 2007. However, the economic recession led to a decline of consumer spending, especially on discretionary products, which caused industry revenue growth to slow in 2008 and decline in 2009. When the economy began to recover, consumers once again purchased air fresheners to improve the smell of their homes. From 2006 to 2011, revenue is expected to have increased. In 2011 alone, revenue has expanded, as consumer sentiment increases and consumers are willing to spend on little luxuries.

According to IBISWorld analyst, Mary Gotaas, in addition to changing consumer spending and a volatile economy, “the Air Freshener Manufacturing industry has weathered intense internal competition among players and changes in consumer preferences,’ says Gotaas. In response, small and large companies have diversified their product lines and introduced goods to cater to consumer preferences. For instance, more companies are offering natural and organic air fresheners in response to many Americans becoming more environmentally conscious.

From 2011 to 2016, revenue is projected to grow. Companies will continue to face intense competition from other industry operators and will improve products to meet new consumer trends. With consumer sentiment and disposable income anticipated to rise in the next five years, revenue is set to increase. Also, the industry will likely consolidate. Existing firms are expected to merge to expand product lines or take advantage of new technology innovations. Company numbers are anticipated to decrease in 2016. Nevertheless, this decline will be slightly offset by small companies entering the industry due to low barriers of entry and the ability to sell products over the internet.

For more information, including latest Industry trends, statistics, analysis and market share information, purchase the full report from IBISWorld, the nation’s largest publisher of industry research on the Air Freshener Manufacturing industry for $ 850.

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About this Industry

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Products & Markets

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Globalisation & Trade

Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration

Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Barriers to Entry

Major Companies

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Jargon & Glossary

Follow IBISWorld on Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/IBISWorld

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About IBISWorld Inc.

Recognized as the nation’s most trusted independent source of industry and market research, IBISWorld offers a comprehensive database of unique information and analysis on every US industry. With an extensive online portfolio, valued for its depth and scope, the company equips clients with the insight necessary to make better business decisions. Headquartered in Los Angeles, IBISWorld serves a range of business, professional service and government organizations through more than 10 locations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.ibisworld.com or call 1-800-330-3772.

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EMTEC Announces Launch of Angry Birds USB Flash Drives

EMTEC Announces Launch of Angry Birds USB Flash Drives










Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 09, 2012

EMTEC, a leading manufacturer of USB flash drives and accessories, is proud to announce a new series of fun and fashionable flash drives based on Angry Birds, the Rovio Entertainment Ltd. game that has become a worldwide phenomenon. The characters featured in the popular game for touchscreen phones and tablets have been transformed into colorful rubber flash drives designed by EMTEC.

EMTEC will officially introduce the Angry Birds series to the United States on January 15 with a launch at Staples, the world’s largest office products company and a trusted source for office solutions, and on Staples.com.

A collection of seven characters will be launched, including Red Bird, King, Yellow Bird, White Bird, Blue Bird, Piggie and Black Bird. Staples will offer an exclusive eighth flash drive – the Golden Egg – as a free promotional gift via mail-in rebate for customers who purchase all seven Angry Birds flash drives at the same time. Suggested retail pricing for the Angry Birds USB flash drive ranges from $ 19.99 – $ 29.99.

Each EMTEC Angry Birds USB flash drive features read speeds up to 15 MB/s and write speeds up to 5 MB/s. Available in a storage capacity of 8 GB, the drive features plug-and-play functionality with Windows 2000, XP, Vista and 7; Mac OS 10.2.8 or higher; and Linux Operating Systems. Each Angry Birds character is made out of rubber and comes with a stylish clasp. Each character stands less than one and a half inches tall.

To see the collection of Angry Birds flash drives, visit Staples.com or a store near you. EMTEC’s entire catalog of products and additional information is available at http://www.emtec-international.com.

About Staples:

Staples is the world’s largest office products company and a trusted source for office solutions. The company provides products, services and expertise in office supplies, copy & print, technology, facilities and breakroom, and furniture. Staples invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and now has annual sales of $ 25 billion, ranking second in the world in eCommerce sales. With 90,000 associates worldwide, Staples operates in 26 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, making it easy for businesses of all sizes, and consumers. The company is headquartered outside Boston. More information about Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) is available at http://www.staples.com/media.

About EMTEC:

The EMTEC brand was launched from a division of BASF, a pioneer in the media industry. Turning the brand’s focus to mobile storage products in the late nineties, EMTEC became a huge success in Europe and was then introduced to North America. Today, EMTEC designs, develops, manufactures and markets consumer electronic products that are both secure and stylish. EMTEC offers a wide range of products, including USB flash drives, memory cards and other computer-related accessories. Follow EMTEC on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/EMTEC) and on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/EMTECusa) and for more information, please visit http://www.emtec-international.com.

EMTEC partners with Consolidated Marketing (http://www.consolidatedmarketing.com), an established marketing and sales management firm with over 30 years of experience developing brands of consumer products through the national retail channel.

About Rovio Entertainment Ltd.:

Rovio Entertainment is an entertainment media company based in Finland, and the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise. Rovio was founded in 2003 as a mobile game development studio, and the company has developed several award-winning titles for various mobile platforms. In 2009, Rovio released Angry Birds, a casual puzzle game for touchscreen smartphones that became a worldwide phenomenon from 2010 onwards. The Angry Birds games have enjoyed continuing worldwide chart success, and the franchise has since expanded to a variety of new business areas. Rovio Entertainment is rapidly expanding its global activities in broadcast media, merchandising, publishing and services. For more information about Rovio, go to http://www.rovio.com.

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can someone dumb down these job description for me, Please and thanks!?

Question by penpoint: can someone dumb down these job description for me, Please and thanks!?
“The Social Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:  (1) Participates in the analysis of social development issues in selected areas at the global, regional and national levels; undertakes empirical research and analysis of trends and developments and related policy issues relevant to the unit/departmental mandate, including population and development, youth development, international migration and ageing.  (2) Develops indicators and methodologies for review and evaluation of specific topics including youth development, international migration and ageing.  (3) Assists in the planning, organizing and servicing of technical and ad hoc expert group meetings; drafting reports and preparing summaries of meetings.  (4) Represents the work unit at international and other meetings; organizes and participates in working groups, meetings, conferences, consultations with other agencies and partners on population and social development.  (5) Prepares or contributes to the preparation of various documents, including analytical reports, technical studies, background papers and parliamentary documents on population trends and policies, with particular emphasis on Western Asia.  (6) Provides support to intergovernmental processes dealing with population and social development issues by preparing inputs for reports to intergovernmental bodies; following intergovernmental meetings and preparing summary reports and assisting in the organization of panels, round tables, etc. for intergovernmental processes.  (7) Performs other related duties as required, including a variety of administrative tasks necessary for the final delivery of the work unit’s services.”

Best answer:

Answer by Common Sense
If you need them dumbed down then you are not qualified.

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Does environmental change drive the adaption of organisms?

Question by To much to count: Does environmental change drive the adaption of organisms?

Best answer:

Answer by rahooligan
YES!

all organism populations are evolving to adapt to their environment. if there are changes, then selection will take place.

read about peppered moth and how human environmental changes led to changes in this moth species. a very interesting case study: the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peppered_moth_evolution

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Algae Production and Economic Ecology… impromptu discussion

The audio is very difficult at first, it gets better after a minute. Filmed at the State Fair of Virginia surrounded by portable gas burning generators. An informal discussion that leads from Algae Production to Economic Ecology… Kristen holds a Phd. Tom is an Engineer, sorry I misplaced Kristen’s business card, we should be able to get in contact sooner or later and give her her proper credit and find out what’s new.

The establishment of the Global Green Growth Institute was officially announced at the East Asia Climate Forum 2010 held on June 16, 2010. At the forum, President Lee Myung-bak of the Republic of Korea proclaimed during his keynote speech that he will “ensure that the GGGI will evolve into a permanent common asset of the international community by 2012.” Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, and Lord Nicholas Stern, professor of the London School of Economics and Political Science welcomed everyone at the forum through their video messages. Key speakers and presenters also gave congratulatory speech for the launch of GGGI and showed confidence that the green growth leadership of Korea will contribute a new growth paradigm for international society. The speakers included: Han Seung-soo, Chairman of the GGGI and former Prime Minister; Chung Rae-kwon, Director of Environment and Sustainable Development Division, ESCAP; Thomas Heller, Professor at Stanford University; Yvo de Boer, Executive-Secretary of the UNFCCC; Henry Derwent, President and CEO of International Emissions Trading Association; Paul Ekins, Professor at University College London.

Less Cancer Founder, Bill Couzens Takes a Look at Cancer Prevention

Less Cancer Founder, Bill Couzens Takes a Look at Cancer Prevention











Less Cancer Founder Bill Couzens


Rye, New Hampshire (PRWEB) December 22, 2011

Beginning with Nixon’s War on Cancer in 1971, cancer cure fundraisers have proliferated, Couzens writes. While Couzens appreciates those efforts, he argues in his post that more attention must go to how people live their lives and to striking down the causes of cancer. This reduction of risk focus means that people will have to live their lives differently.

That change includes radically altering our priorities: “As a culture, we have looked the other way as profit rose above human health and the environment,” Couzens writes.

Cancer has essentially become an expected stage of life and, in his post, Couzens cites startling statistics: between 1975 and 2004, of increased incidences of primary brain cancer that have increased nearly 40 percent, while leukemia has increased over 60 percent among children 14 years and younger. (Children’s Environmental Health Center-Mount Sinai) The work to reduce cancer risks also provides an opportunity to address other public health issues that may include diseases such as Obesity or even Asthma according to Couzens.

Other than the human toll, cancer’s economic pressure is astounding. Couzens cites worldwide cancer cost burden was $ 895 billion in 2008. (Lancet Oncology)

The time to begin a new fight against cancer, before it starts, is long past, Couzens argues. Now, we all must make up for lost time.

Couzens regularly speaks on human health and environment issues. The U.S. Congress has recognized Couzens’ work to reduce cancer risks. Couzens’ work includes Less Cancer launching the National Cancer Prevention Day, which Michigan and Virginia recognize on Feb. 4.

Please find Couzens’ blog here: http://lesscancer.blogspot.com/2011/12/look-at-cancer-prevention.html

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