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CrossLink Media Retains Prevail Ventures to Expand the Company’s Interactive Mobile Marketing Applications

CrossLink Media platformSAN ANTONIO, Texas -- CrossLink Media, a software and services company who provides a complete suite of interactive mobile marketing applications, today announced a strategic alliance with Prevail Ventures, a leading advisor to early-stage, venture backed companies. CrossLink Media's proprietary software platform allows consumers, media companies and advertisers to effectively interact in real-time via the consumer's wireless phone.

New Portal Helps Start-ups Catch The Eyes of Angel Investors

PlanHeaven.comSEATTLE, Wash. (Advertising Industry Newswire) -- PlanHeaven.com announced today that it has launched an online marketplace showcasing video pitches from early stage companies to a nationwide audience of angel investors. The focus on online video combined with other communication tools differentiates PlanHeaven.com from similar services.

ATL Innovations Announces Expansion of ThemBid.com, Addition of New Advertising Features

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Advertising Industry Newswire) -- After successfully launching ThemBid.com in California earlier this year, Above The Limit Innovations, Inc. (ATLi) announces the expansion of ThemBid.com services to all consumers and businesses in the U.S. and 54 other nations. The Company also unveils classifieds section, user forums, RSS feeds, and an integrated search engine.

Market Research: Carrier Ethernet Market Expected to Reach $1.4 Billion

BOONTON, N.J. (Advertising Industry Newswire) -- The Carrier Ethernet market is expected to grow from $1.4 billion in 2007 to nearly $6 billion in 2012, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. With metro-area Ethernet services now available from virtually all major data service providers and wide-area Ethernet about to get a shot in the arm from the dominant carriers, the market is poised to take off.

CheapBooks.com Voiceover Personality Makes Appearance on America’s Got Talent

Rich NatoleSYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Rich Natole, a voice talent for CheapBooks.com, made an appearance on America's Got Talent on the Tuesday, June 12, 2007 episode. Natole, a master impressionist, showed off his skills while doing a John Travolta impression. Natole began lending his voice to CheapBooks in 2005 with the start of a national radio campaign. He is also the trademark voice shouting "cheapbooks.com" in the television and radio commercials.

Over 150 Students from 80 Missouri High Schools Will Prepare for a Future in...

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Over 150 students from 80 Missouri High Schools will prepare for a future in business at the 22nd Annual Missouri Business Week (MBW), to be held in Columbia, June 24-28 on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. The CENTER for Education & Private Enterprise(R), the not-for-profit foundation of the Missouri Association of REALTORS(R), sponsors the event.

College Student Cashing in on Million Dollar Wiki Website

Million Dollar WikiNEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A student at the University of Connecticut has launched a new website that is on track to make him one million dollars. The Million Dollar Wiki (www.MillionDollarWiki.com), is a website similar to Wikipedia.com but with one important catch: every page costs one hundred dollars. The pages are public for everyone to see, but only the owner of a page can add content to it.

Networks Reject ‘alli™…Poopy-In-Your-Pants’ Commercial from Rival Diet Pill Distributor, Generix Laboratories

alli poopy pantsSALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Network executives from ABC, NBC and CBS seem to have lost their sense of humor when it came to broadcasting what's affectionately been dubbed the "alli... Poopy-In-Your-Pants" ad from rival diet pill distributor Generix Labs, makers of Leptopril(TM).

Market Research: More than $1 Billion Being Spent on Consumer Video Telephone Services

BOONTON, N.J. -- The market for residential video telephony services is expected to break the billion dollar barrier for the first time this year, as an increasing number of households as well as individual cell phone users around the world start making video phone calls. According to the study, nearly $1.1 billion will be spent on residential video telephony services worldwide in 2007, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation.

Market Research: To Stay Profitable Telecom Providers Will Outsource More Than $1 Trillion over...

BOONTON, N.J. -- With increased competition and lower-margin products cutting into their profitability, wireline and wireless carriers will be spending nearly $1.4 trillion over the next five years on outsourced services in order to reduce costs, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp. By the close of 2007 alone, wireline and wireless carriers will be spending more than $198 billion on outsourced services worldwide.