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Timberline Interactive and CommerceV3 announce merger

first_imgFast-growing e-commerce platform provider CommerceV3 and leading online marketing agency Timberline Interactive of Middlebury today announced a merger. The combined company will unite a proven online store platform with a vast array of e-commerce marketing services.”Our team was already working in the CommerceV3 environment to grow orders and sales for many of our clients,” says Bud Reed, founder of Timberline. “In many ways, this merger was driven by our focus on the customers. It gives them even more technology options and streamlines website launch and development processes.”Reed, who launched Timberline Interactive ten years ago, is retiring from day-to-day operational duties but will continue in an advisory role to provide strategic direction for the combined companies.CommerceV3 president Nathan Focht rarely gets excited, but he recognizes a new and unique opportunity for merchants. “The CV3 platform has always had a strong feature set to help customers grow their sales, but this merger puts us way ahead of the curve. Tom Funk and the rest of the team at Timberline are masters at tuning web stores for maximum growth. They have a huge playbook for making money online.”Blake Ellis, who co-founded CommerceV3 with Nathan, will serve as the new president of Timberline. Ellis is a serial entrepreneur who has been involved in several Internet start-ups over the years, including CommerceV3, Rails Machine and ResEngine.com. “Timberline brings a wealth of experience to the table, especially their work launching sophisticated sites and growing revenue for large merchants with complex needs. CommerceV3 provides a strong, affordable technical foundation. Together we offer a high octane growth solution to merchants large and small — a combination you can’t find anywhere else in our industry.”Tom Funk will serve as VP of Marketing for the new organization. Funk has been with Timberline for three years and before that worked as Web Manager for the Vermont Teddy Bear Company, where he managed sites doing $46 million a year in e-commerce sales. He is a frequent speaker at Internet Retailer, Shop.org and other industry events and is the author of the book Web 2.0 and Beyond: Understanding the New Online Business Models, Trends, and Technologies.”Today, businesses need to take advantage of every online revenue source: paid search, SEO, email and more. But their success also depends on the features and flexibility of their e-commerce platforms,” says Funk. “This deal brings together two leading e-commerce companies who can now offer both pieces: the online marketing services to drive traffic and the online store technology to convert it to sales.””CommerceV3 meets even complex customer requirements straight out of the box,” says Deb Brisson, Timberline’s VP of Software Development. “And when we need to go further, we utilize TI Commerce.” TI Commerce is an entirely customizable commerce platform built using the Microsoft .NET programming environment. “With CV3 and TI Commerce, we have more technical flexibility than any other provider in the industry, period.””This is big news in multi-channel and direct marketing circles,” says Scott Weaver of Atlanta-based Colinear Systems, a software firm specializing in order management software for large retailers. “Anybody who has searched for products on Google and shopped online has probably encountered the work of these two firms without knowing it. They’re the folks behind the scenes who make finding products and ordering online a smooth and easy process. This is a great opportunity for their existing customers as well as any merchants who want to thrive on the web.”About Timberline InteractiveTimberline Interactive is a leading online marketing and development company specializing in e-commerce solutions for direct marketers and catalogers. They are experts in all aspects of online marketing, including search engine optimization (SEO), paid search campaign management, e-mail campaign management and site usability optimization. Timberline’s clients include Wine of the Month Club, Dinn Trophies, Lake Champlain Chocolates, American Meadows, Terry Precision Bicycles and others.About CommerceV3CommerceV3 (CV3) is a web-based system that allows users to create, populate, customize, maintain and track e-commerce storefronts. It makes selling online as easy as possible, without sacrificing real power. Designed from the ground up for direct-mail merchants, CV3 is PCI-compliant and features integration with order management packages as well as tools to customize pages, drive traffic, manage online inventory availability, process orders, and track revenue. CommerceV3 powers hundreds of storefronts for merchants across the U.S. and Canada.Source: Timberline. Middlebury, VT, USA – September 10, 2009 – ###last_img read more

Governor to sign energy bill at commissioning of the 150 kw solar array in South Burlington

first_imgVermont Governor Peter Shumlin will sign into law a bill promoting renewable energy development and clean energy jobs in Vermont on May 25 in South Burlington.  H.56, The Vermont Energy Act of 2011 continues Vermont’s efforts to promote a green economy and energy independence. It expands and improves Vermont’s successful net metering program which allows Vermont ratepayers to generate their own energy with renewable systems and run their meter backwards when producing excess power. Recognizing the peak power savings of net metered solar, the new bill creates a financial incentive to catalyze more net metered solar by requiring utilities to offer a 20¢ credit to solar net metering customers for the energy they produce.Governor, Peter Shumlin is slated to sign the bill on May 25 at the commissioning of a 150kW solar array at the Farm at South Village in South Burlington developed by Burlington-based Encore Redevelopment and installed by Montpelier’s Alteris Renewables. The array will provide carbon-free electricity for 100% of the Farm at South Village and South Village Community’s energy consumption needs. The array will also provide clean energy to the City of South Burlington for the City’s traffic lights. Martha Staskus, Chair of the Board of Renewable Energy Vermont (REV), the organization that supported and promoted this legislation says the bill helps keep Vermont on the map as a leader in renewable energy and energy efficiency. ‘The bill will spur the development of new local renewable energy, produce economic growth, and continue to grow clean jobs.’The bill also prevents a gap in funding for the successful Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF). This fund makes it more affordable for Vermont homeowners and businesses to install small-scale renewable energy systems. The bill includes expansions Vermont’s existing Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) districts, a program that allows towns to offer loans to homeowners looking to make energy efficiency retrofits. Other provisions provide incentives for consumers looking to install high efficiency biomass heating systems. It also establishes low sulfur and biofuel mandates for heating oil sold in Vermont, timed to match implementation by surrounding states.  Date: May 25, 2011 Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pmLocation: South Village Communities, 130 Allen Road East, S. Burlington, VT. About Renewable Energy Vermont (REV), www.REVermont.org(link is external)  REV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan trade association representing nearly 300 businesses, individuals, colleges and others committed to reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and expanding the availability of renewable sources of energy in Vermont. REV works as the only advocacy organization dedicated solely to advancing renewable energy and efficiency in the state.last_img read more

Gold Coast property market off to a strong start following multiple million-dollar sales

first_imgMORE NEWS: Raising the bar for luxury living A beach cottage at Mermaid Beach fetched $4.9 million after 18 days on the market.“The central location and benefits of the wide Nerang River frontage saw this young family outbid all other potential buyers.”While it is the highest sale so far this year, there have been a number of other notable sales. A beach cottage on Millionaire’s Row, which was listed for the first time in 60 years, fetched $4.9 million after 18 days on the market. The family that owned the Mermaid Beach house on Hedges Ave paid a few thousand pounds for it in the late 1950s.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa13 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoMORE NEWS: Family makes millions on the sale of their beach cottage Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 4:18Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -4:18 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels576p576p400p400p320p320p228p228pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenNovember 6: Prestige listings04:19 At Surfers Paradise, a four-level sub-penthouse in the Soul tower was snapped up by a Queensland buyer for $3.6 million.It belonged to the chairman of the Chinese group behind planned Surfers Paradise super-tower Spirit, Xin Wang.Further south, a Tugun property sold under the hammer for $2 million.center_img A Tugun property sold for $2 million under the hammer recently.A crowd of about 30 people gathered to watch the bidding unfold. Ray White Mermaid Beach agent Troy Dowker said there were four registered bidders.“Bidding started at $1.6 million and after 24 strong bids between two eager bidders, (the) beachside Tugun family home sold under the hammer,” he said. The $7.5 million sale of 311 Monaco St has set the bar for 2019.THE new year is off to a shining start for the Glitter Strip with a number of multimillion-dollar sales setting the tone for the year ahead.The $7.5 million sale of a Broadbeach Waters mega-mansion has set the bar for 2019.Ray White Prestige agent Matt Gates, who marketed the luxury Monaco St property with Sherry Smith, said it attracted a lot of interest before a Gold Coast couple snapped it up.“(While) we had substantial interstate inquiry on the property, our local buyers truly appreciated the significance of Monaco St,” he said.last_img read more

Amaroo is a masterpiece inspired by the home of Jennifer Hawkins

first_imgAmaroo at Bardon will hit the market on February 15.The home of celebrity couple Jennifer Hawkins and Jake Wall was the inspiration behind a new-build at Bardon. Amaroo at Bardon is a masterpiece.The three-level home will hit the market today and features a six-car basement, pool, plenty of storage and a mudroom. It has five bedrooms, two bathrooms, a library, media room and study decks.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours agoMrs Attwood said the home was a pleasure to live in. “The quiet colour pallet and use of materials (mostly timber, concrete and tile) have come together better than we could have hoped. We love it,” she said. “There is a seamless integration between indoors and outdoors. The home is resort-like, calm, with an abundance of natural light.” She said the home would be ideal for a family with young or teenage children. Jim Attwood from Divine Renovations The couple purchased the property in July 2018 where there was a brick duplex on the site. “We were looking for a site we could demolish for a new build,” Mrs Attwood said.“We already lived close by and loved the area. The location appealed because it’s moments from some for the best inner city schools and only 10 minutes from the city. “Rainworth State School and Stuartholme are walking distance. Paddington and Bardon cafes as well as the beautiful Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens and Slaughter Falls are also close by. “The site has an elevated aspect. The street is family friendly and quiet so our kids enjoy riding their scooters freely.” The stone staircase and pool area in the model pair’s $20 million Sydney mansion are major features and were designed by architect Koichi Takada. center_img Amaroo at Bardon is on the market.Brisbane couple Amanda and Jim Attwood, from Divine Renovations, have worked hard to create their own masterpiece, known as Amaroo, which they share with their three primary school aged daughters Eve, Bonnie and Frankie, and cavoodle Alfie.Mrs Attwood said using the stone in the stairs and pool was the starting point and first design decision for their Bardon home. The stone is from Eco Outdoor and called Crackenback. Amaroo (means ‘beautiful place’ in some indigenous dialects) Developer: Divine Renovations Address: 38 Eastment St, Bardon Price: EOI via Matt Lancashire, Ray White New Farm. Phone 0416 476 480 Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:05Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:05 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow to pick an up and coming suburb02:06last_img read more

Government Slammed For Manipulating Voters in Voting Packs

first_imgMedia Release SayNopeToDope NZ 13 July 2020The Say Nope To Dope campaign is slamming the government for its voting pack on the cannabis referendum, and is seeking legal advice.“We’ve been contacted by a number of families who believe that the government pamphlet is putting their own spin on the proposed change to our cannabis laws through propaganda,” says Aaron Ironside, spokesperson for the Say Nope To Dope campaign.“The government tries to argue in the pamphlet that “The bill’s purpose is to reduce harm to people and communities” – but that is a highly subjective statement. That is purely the view of those proposing change. Those against the legislation are arguing that legalisation will lead to more harm to people and communities. Why has that opinion not been included?”“The government should be remaining completely independent on this referendum and the information they’re providing to voters, but they are showing their true colours. They have already hinted at this by not asking the simple question in the referendum “Do you want cannabis legalised for recreational use?” which is what the referendum should really be about. Instead they have loaded the question with putting the wording of a proposed bill which includes words like ‘control’ – also a highly dubious claim.”“The government should be impartial, but this pamphlet has confirmed their pro-cannabis legalisation stance.” The Say Nope To Dope campaign is now seeking legal advice, and will be also making an official complaint to the Electoral Commission.ENDSlast_img read more

Vaccination Week in the Americas: Love. Trust. Protect. #GetVax

first_img 10 Views   no discussions Share Tweet AnnouncementsLifestyleLocalNewsRegional Vaccination Week in the Americas: Love. Trust. Protect. #GetVax by: – April 28, 2020 Sharecenter_img Share Sharing is caring! Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation Country Programme Specialist, Anneke Wilson speaks on the 18th Vaccination Week in the Americas from April 25th to May 2nd, 2020 themed, “Love. Trust. Protect. #GetVax.” The 9th World Immunization Week is celebrated April 24-30.“The celebration of this year’s Vaccination Week in the Americas is being convened in an unusual and very difficult epidemiological context. While we have a challenging task ahead of us to deal with COVID-19, we must take a moment to recognize that many other dangerous diseases can be prevented through immunization.Some of the diseases that vaccines prevent are seasonal Influenza, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Polio, BCG and Cervical Cancer. Hence, immunization is considered an essential service that must be ensured during the pandemic.PAHO recommends that countries pay special attention to vaccination against influenza to protect vulnerable populations including older adults, people living in nursing homes or asylums, people with non-communicable diseases, and health care workers.We cannot afford to lose the success gained through strong vaccination programs and the contribution it has made to healthy and productive nations.Vaccines not only keep populations healthier, but also reduce the burden on the health systems, thus allowing them to focus on other areas including the response to COVID-19 which is presently affecting countries.This year’s vaccination campaign brings to mind the love people have for their children, themselves, and their communities and the trust in vaccines’ ability to save lives and the protection they provide for every one everywhere.We must also remember to salute the Health Care workers who continue to labour in the midst of the COVID 19 pandemic.PAHO encouraged countries earlier this year to focus and recognize the work of the Nurse Midwife.So as Vaccination Week in the Americas is being celebrated we must thank the nurses for their work, more specifically through the attainment of high vaccination coverage.Dominica continues to maintain an over 95 % vaccination coverage for diseases covered by the expanded program in immunization. They also continue to encourage access for booster vaccinations. I beg of you to maintain your appointments, if you are ill or cannot attend for one reason or another call and adjust your appointment with your health care provider.Please remember vaccines save lives …. Love… trust …. Protect ….Get VAX! “last_img read more

Barca star reveals preferred club amid Inter Milan links

first_imgThe Chilean centre-midfielder has been linked with a move to Serie A this winter and both Inter and Juventus have been mentioned as possible suitors.Despite the strong links with Antonio Conte and rumours about a possible reunion with the former Juventus coach, now at San Siro, the player has admitted that he would prefer to stay in Spain. Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal breaks the silence and claims he’s ‘happy and comfortable’ in Catalonia: “I want to continue here.”Advertisement Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoDid You Know There’s A Black Hole In The Milky Way?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksTop 10 Enemies Turned Friends in TV7 Reasons Why You Might Want To Become A VegetarianThe Best Cars Of All TimeCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?Playing Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyBest Car Manufacturers In The World6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs Read Also: Goalkeeper Ter Stegen to pen long-term Barcelona contract“I’m very happy and comfortable in Barcelona, I obviously want to continue here,” he said on Instagram Live. “Now, I’m more prepared than ever before.“I’m happy, there’s a great group and I have many friends in the dressing room.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… last_img read more

Golf scramble results at Lucerne

first_img Fitness trainer is now cancer-exercise expert – October 12, 2014 Town report wins award – October 11, 2014 Following are the results for Monday’s senior scramble at the Lucerne Golf Club.First: Dick Baker, Dick Gassett, Bob Fraser and David Gubler (-6); second: Kerry Woodbury, Ron Snyder, Cecil Eldridge and Mike Dore (-5); third: Tom Winston, Russ Black, Bob McKenney and David Rand (-4) and John Somes, Robin Young, Scott McArthur and Larry Reynolds (-4); fourth: Dennis Kiah, John Lee, Jim Bonzey and John Schoppe (-3); fifth: Ron Allen, Royce Morrison, Mark Johnson and Don Burnham (-2).Closest to the pin were Eldridge at 12 feet, 9 inches on number 2 and Bob Fraser at 5 feet on number 6.The club also saw a hole-in-one by David Rand of Goose Cove on Thursday, Oct. 17.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textRand achieved the milestone on hole number 6, using a pitching wedge on the 102-yard shot.Find in-depth coverage of local news in The Ellsworth American. Subscribe digitally or in print. Bio Latest Postscenter_img Latest posts by Fenceviewer Staff (see all) Schoodic Grange hosting sale – October 30, 2014 Fenceviewer Stafflast_img read more

Boeheim comes in 17th on list of highest-paid coaches in 2013 NCAA Tournament

first_imgJim Boeheim is the 17th highest-paid coach in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, according to a database put together by USA Today.The paper could not obtain information from six schools, including Iona, Harvard, LIU Brooklyn, Miami, St. Louis and Valparaiso.According to the listing, Boeheim pulls in a salary of $1.9 from Syracuse University. He finishes just ahead of Michigan head coach John Beilein, who makes $1.865 million.Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski was first on the list, raking in a total salary of $7.2 million. Louisville’s Rick Pitino, whose team will play Wichita State in the Final Four, was second on the list at $4.9 million.The last coach on the list was Southern head coach Roman Banks, who earns $115,000. And Andy Enfield, who led Florida Gulf Coast on an incredible run to the Sweet 16 before Southern California hired him Monday, was 58th with a salary of $159,550.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe last two coaches Syracuse ousted from the Tournament – Tom Crean and Buzz Williams – made $2.8 million and $1.1 million, respectively. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on April 3, 2013 at 11:02 pm Contact Chris: cjiseman@syr.edu | @chris_isemanlast_img read more

Kurth, Park sworn in

first_imgThe new president, vice president and Senate of the Undergraduate Student Government for the 2013-14 academic year were inaugurated Tuesday night after the final Senate meeting of the school year.Inauguration · Chief Justice Jimmy Castrellon swears Christian Kurth in as Undergraduate Student Government President Tuesday. — Ralf Cheung | Daily TrojanAfter voting on the last items of unfinished business, the Senate meeting transitioned into the formal inauguration. Attendees dressed in formal attire for the occasion.President-elect Christian Kurth, who previously served as the USG director of university affairs, and Vice President-elect Ryan Park, previously a Greek senator, were sworn into office by the Chief Justice Jimmy Castrellon after the new senators took their oaths. After being introduced by former USG President Mikey Geragos, Kurth delivered a speech outlining his goals for the upcoming term.“We have been entrusted with the responsibility to help students feel at home on campus, to plan the greatest concert of their lives that they can enjoy with friends, to help them experience the culture of Los Angeles and to make sure their voices are heard by the administrations,” Kurth said in his inaugural speech.During their campaign, Kurth and Park promised to create an ultimate myUSC smartphone app, increase library hours, repair sidewalks on The Row and encourage the participation of the entire student body in USG’s decisions.“We want to help students understand what we do and why we do it, which is working to improve the USC undergraduate experience,” Park said. “We want students to rally around USG and use it as a voice to communicate [with] the administration.”Park said his experiences as Greek Senator have prepared him for the vice presidency.“Vice president is definitely going to be much more dynamic of a position, but I’ve learned a lot about the vice president’s responsibilities through osmosis by being on the Senate and learning from Vinnie [Prasad],” Park said.In addition to the inauguration of the president and vice president, 12 senators were sworn into office.Sophomores Nicole Schrad and freshman Logan Heley and junior Jamie Dick were inaugurated as Greek senators, while juniors Brett Ressler, Matthew Leiv and Lorin Winata were sworn into the positions of commuter senators.Freshmen David Choi, Michael Nguyen and Samantha Cheng and sophomores Matthew Prusak, Brandon Chang and Brianna McRee were inaugurated to serve next year’s residential constituency in the Senate.Park said that though the inauguration is an important event for transitioning the new officers, the process would be better carried out sooner.“It’s essentially the passing of the torch between the old Senate and the incoming Senate, as well as the old president and vice president and the new ones,” Park said. “It’s more of a formality and should be done directly after we’re elected, in my opinion.”Geragos and Prasad said they have mixed feelings about the conclusion of their administration, but are optimistic about the future of USG.“It’s definitely bittersweet to pass the torch,” Geragos said. “I’ve had such an amazing time leading this organization and I will miss the work, but it has been a tiring process. It makes it a lot easier for me to pass it over knowing that I’m giving the presidency to one of my closest friends.”Prasad said he will always cherish the relationships he built and the things he was able to accomplish during his term, but that he is ready to move on from USG and looks forward to watching Kurth and Park head the organization.Prasad also offered words of advice for the newly inaugurated administration, encouraging them to forge connections with others as soon as possible.“I’d advise them to take the time to build relationships early, both inside of the organization and outside,” Prasad said. “Those relationships are key to tackling the challenges that come up throughout the year and creating the best possible experience for the undergraduates.”In his speech, Kurth said he would continue to follow in Geragos’ footsteps in striving to build lasting relationships. He concluded by expressing his eagerness to begin his term.“I truly believe that this year will be the greatest year USG has ever seen,” Kurth said, “and I can’t wait to get to work.”last_img read more