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You've Got 8 Seconds, Do Something Interesting Or You Lose Money

SEATTLE, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show the average adult attention span is 8 seconds. As a business owner, if you can't capture your customers attention in 8 seconds, you'll go out of business. The problem is, most small business owners and entrepreneurs are so overwhelmed with all the new marketing options and the changes in the distribution of information that they don't have any time left to think about what they should do - let alone time enough to get creative while doing it. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Invictus Foundation™ Receives Grant from Union Pacific Railroad

SEATTLE, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Invictus Foundation™, a national nonprofit organization providing no cost, face to face individual and family behavioral health counseling services with licensed behavioral health practitioners to military members and veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities announces a grant from Union Pacific to scale its Welcome Home Network program and services. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Express Rail Intermodal Service from Port of Quincy Generates Smaller Carbon Footprint, McKinstry Finds

Carbon analysis confirms BNSF estimation of reduced carbon emissions from/to the Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle-based energy and facility services firm McKinstry has released a carbon analysis study that confirms that the unique (Cold Train) refrigerated express intermodal service to/from the Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal produces a smaller carbon footprint than shipping by long-haul truck to/from Quincy, Wash. The report validates a previous estimation of carbon emissions reported by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway's Carbon Estimator Tool. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Payday Loans Online -- New Rapid Loan Checker Launched

SEATTLE, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- has announced the launch of a brand new rapid loan checker service which can help consumers find and compare short term loans. The free service had been developed to service the needs of U.S. based applicants and is free to use. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Invictus Foundation Selected by Discovery Communications as Creating Change Nonprofit Partner

SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Invictus Foundation today announced the nonprofit organization was selected to take part in Discovery Communications' third annual pro bono initiative, Discovery Impact: Creating Change. Employees lent their creative talents in marketing, communications, creative design services, social media and video production to help the Invictus Foundation with its public awareness goals. The event was held at Discovery's global headquarters in Silver Spring, MD on November 15th and 16th, 2012. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Joe Doucet Studio Launches New Physics-Based Mobile Game, Piece Corps, Promoting Diversity and Inspiring Creativity With User Generated Levels

Create Levels, Share Experiences and Save The Universe with Friends in Piece Corps, Available for iOS and Android SEATTLE, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Joe Doucet Studio, announced the launch of Piece Corps, a new physics-based mobile game for casual gamers of all ages. Piece Corps is free to download in the iTunes App Store and from Google Play. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Preserving Your Family History Gets Easier, More Reliable with New Service from Gen- Ark™

Cloud-based, Full-Service Gen-Ark Protects and Maintains the Sentimental Content of Digital Estates and Family Archives SEATTLE, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, millions of pieces of family history are lost to a natural disaster or just disintegrate as old film, tape, paper photos and documents fail to withstand the test of time. Meanwhile, other memories created with yesterday's technology might no longer be able to be viewed as computers no longer have Floppy Disk Drives or SCSI ports, and now even displaying popular Flash based content can be a challenge. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

TWIST Adjustable Wine Aerator, New Innovative Wine Accessory, Gives Ultimate Control to Aerate Wines Expertly

Easy Wine Gift, Holiday Gift and Hostess Gift TWIST Six-Setting Wine Aerator is Must-Have for Wine Lovers SEATTLE, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year the holidays overflow with wine gifts, either as hostess gifts at holiday parties or gifts for the wine loving oenophile. Introduced in time for the season, the new TWIST Adjustable Wine Aerator (patent pending) by HOST is different from other aerators available because it uses six different settings to allow a controlled rate of aeration to a wine poured through it. This breakthrough allows any bottle of red wine – from young, highly tannic blends to more refined vintages that just need a little extra finesse – to reach its full potential in seconds, with a simple twist. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

New Novel Provides Cure to the Chronically Heartbroken

"A Year Without April" by Seattle based author, Marcus Harrison Green SEATTLE, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle based author, Marcus Harrison Green's debut novel "A Year Without April" is available for sale at bookstores and on starting on Nov. 19th, 2012. He was compelled by his experiences with chronic heartbreak to write his first work of fiction about a young man whose surreal relationship with a woman named April, ends in heartbreak. In the story, Miles has a remarkable emotional journey, and in the end is able to transform his devastation post break-up, into strength, redemption and a powerful sense of self-acceptance. This book is comforting to anyone who can relate to the feeling of loss, and is a fantastic example of perseverance. Those suffering from chronic heartbreak can soon have it remedied with the arrival of A Year Without April, which uses humor and wit to relate the stark realities of all who have ever felt the onslaught of pain, confusion and delirium that usually accompanies a break up. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Invictus Foundation Announces the Development and Implementation of the Welcome Home Network for Military Members, Veterans and Their Families

Network of volunteer behavioral health professionals will respond to growing crises including PTSD and depression SEATTLE, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the call of a growing crisis — the unmet behavioral health needs of returning soldiers, veterans, their families and families of the fallen in the Pacific Northwest, the State of Washington and the Puget Sound Region — the Invictus Foundation announced today that it is launching the Welcome Home Network. The Welcome Home Network will recruit and educate volunteer behavioral health professionals, who will become part of a network whose goal is to bridge the gap in behavioral health services for soldiers returning from service, veterans and their families. Among troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, approximately 40 percent of soldiers, a third of Marines, and half of the National Guard members report psychological problems, but behavioral health services are in short supply. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Celebrated Etiquette Expert Mary M. Mitchell Appeals to Dog Lovers with New Book "Woofs to the Wise"

SEATTLE, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Woofs to the Wise" delightfully reveals what can happen when a trio of divas confront career challenges, relationship issues, good manners, philosophies of happiness, and even death and find the answers in a charismatic French bulldog's words of wisdom. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Reality TV Has Gone to the Birds with New Parrot Training Program on DVD

SEATTLE, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine if Extreme Makeover worked with parrots instead of houses. A new reality TV program called "One Day Miracles" helps bird owners learn how to communicate properly with their pets so they can earn their birds love and affection and live together without issues like biting and screaming that commonly accompany parrot ownership. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Free Stratford Retirement Report Helps People Make Affordable Assisted Living Decisions

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Report published by Stratford Retirement informs caregivers and elderly about financial options for assisted care. While Americans continue to live longer than ever, often well past traditional retirement years, there is a growing concern about the ability of Medicaid to cover long-term care cost. What has traditionally been a safety net for middle-income people with assisted care needs, has now turned into a contested political topic. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

TheFormTool Selected as Member Benefit by the Washington State Bar Association

SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TheFormTool, LLC is pleased to announce that the Washington State Bar Association ( has chosen to sponsor TheFormTool as a new benefit for its 34,000 lawyer members. TheFormTool is user-friendly and powerful productivity software for lawyers seeking to reduce document errors, improve client service and reduce costs. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Invictus Foundation Fortifies its Efforts to Help Veterans by Partnering with Legal Advocate Network NOVA

SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Invictus Foundation is pleased to announce it has partnered with the National Organization for Veterans' Advocates, Inc. NOVA is a national network of legal advocates whose mission is to develop and encourage high standards of service and representation for all persons seeking benefits through the federal veterans benefits system. It is NOVA's desire that all veterans and the families of those who served and have fallen receive the best representation possible, thereby optimizing their opportunity to receive the maximum benefits allowed under the law. "They deserve nothing less," states Michael Viterna, President of NOVA. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Covered in Bunnies for your Birthday? New Website Offers Events and Spaces to Let You Party Like Royalty

SEATTLE, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new website offers users the chance to say their wedding vows under the watchful gaze of a gigantic Pacific Red Octopus or perhaps sip champagne while adorable Sea Otters frolic next to an ice sculpture. Once, only a venue to be rented by Seattle's elite, the Seattle Aquarium can now be rented by the hour with just a click of a button at Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Presidential Pets: Infographic Shows First Dogs with Humorous Trivia, Insightful Anecdotes

SEATTLE, Aug. 23, 2012 - Presidential pooches are in the news these days, but dogs in the White House have always made for great trivia contests. A new infographic called "The First Dogs and Their Presidents" from The Dog Training Secret shows all the President's pooches with insightful anecdotes and fascinating graphics. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Invictus Foundation Partners with to Fuse Philanthropy with Consumerism

SEATTLE, Aug. 14, 2012 -- Invictus Foundation is pleased to announce it has partnered with to offer our members a grassroots option for being a part of our vision and mission: Shop & Support Invictus Foundation. Our online shopping is fast, free, and easy. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Award-Winning Children's Author Has Two New Enhanced ebook Apps

SEATTLE, Aug. 15, 2012 -- Award-winning children's author Bonny Becker has two books now available as enhanced ebook apps for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Working with artists Benrei Huang and Shari Halpern, these two new read-aloud apps will appeal to children aged 2 to 7 years old. Both apps are available now in the App Store for a promotional price of 99 cents. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Ezell's Famous Southern Fried Chicken in Seattle Voted America's Favorite in Esquire Poll

SEATTLE, July 23, 2012 -- Seattle-based Ezell's Famous Chicken is "The Most Life-Changing Fried Chicken" ( in America according to the nationwide Internet poll conducted by Esquire magazine's "Eat Like a Man" ( blog. Ezell's walked away with nearly 50 percent of the vote among the eight competitors. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Marketing Expert Shows How to Dramatically Increase Lead Generation, Social Media Impact, Customer Action and New Sales With Your Next Promotion

SEATTLE, July 12, 2012 -- Many businesses have responded to the economic challenges of the last few years by slashing their marketing budgets and campaigns. However, savvier organizations understand that they are better off accelerating their marketing efforts to take advantage of the challenging economy to expand market share like one industry leader did 80 years ago. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Local Dog Adoption: Helping 250 Dogs and Puppies Get Adopted This Year Is Goal of

SEATTLE, June 26, 2012 -- Every year animal shelters euthanize between 3 million and 4 million dogs. The Dog Training Secret, a dog training program, wants to help end needless deaths and increase dog adoptions in all 50 states. The company will partner with 50 local pet adoption centers in 50 states and will pay for five pets to be adopted at each partner site. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

CKO Kickboxing Health Fitness Franchise Continues Rapid Growth with New Seattle Gym Opening on July 1 Fitness Franchise Offers Opportunity for Retired Veterans, Military, Police and Fire Personnel Who Want to Own Their Own Businesses

SEATTLE, June 25, 2012 -- CKO Kickboxing, one of the fastest-growing health fitness franchises, will open its first cardio kickboxing gym on 15901 Westminster Way in Shoreline on Saturday, July 7. The high-quality, cross-training gym provides a family-friendly setting to Seattle residents and northern suburban Seattle residents who are looking for an alternative to Pilates, yoga, martial arts, cross-fit and spinning classes. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Social Innovation Company Names Extraordinary Seattle Girl, Rachel Beckwith, Rainmaker of the Year 2012

SEATTLE, June 12, 2012 -- In 2011, Rainworks Omnimedia LLC ( -- a social impact innovation company that produces traveling exhibitions for science museums and supports clean water and literacy programs -- launched its annual Rainmakers List to recognize impact initiatives addressing urgent social problems. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

A New Spin on Online Advertising Puts College Communities in the Spotlight

SEATTLE, April 27, 2012 -- Cadabra, LLC has launched a new website geared specifically for college communities and campuses. "CampusWall" ( features a separate and self-contained website for any college or university within the United States, wherein students can buy, sell, swap, and share goods and services. Using the "Craigslist" model of a relatively self-managed community, Cadabra has created a unique experience that is tailored to the typical college student. Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

Puppy Owners Can Have Perfect Pets with New Video Program From

SEATTLE, April 3, 2012 -- Puppies can be trained easily and quickly with instructions from a new training course, complete with book and videos, produced by The Dog Training Secret, which is available at "We saw a lot of people messing up training their dogs," said Chet Womach, president of The Dog Training Secret ( "They need their hands held." Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.

High Cost of Missing Information - Pitfalls of Just Too Much Data!

SEATTLE, March 28, 2012 -- The Internet has made "Everyone a Publisher of Information" and as a result the amount of new information produced every year is estimated to be between one and two Exabytes. This is a very large amount of information to grasp let alone manage effectively - for example the entire printed collection of the U.S. Library of Congress contains a total of 10 Terabytes of information (10^12 bytes) in comparison to one Exabyte of data which equals a billion gigabytes (10^18 bytes). Read more about this Seattle, Washington press release.


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