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Los Angeles Janitorial Services Launces New Website

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2012

The chief executive officer of Tycho Services, a Los Angeles based janitorial services provider, today announced the launch of a new corporate website. The website lists the companys services in great detail and its loaded with just enough pictures to make it interesting and enjoyable to visit and read the companys messages.

In addition to janitorial services, the company offers construction cleaning and other services such as drywall installation, painting, electrical systems installations and flooring. Tycho Services maintains a stable of flooring professionals which are experts at wood floors, carpeting and many different kinds of tile floors.

One of the principals at the company said, We specialize in janitorial services but were also more than capable at helping our clients with flooring and electrical issues. Our goal is to be a one-stop-shop when it comes to running and maintaining a building. Business owners and managers are encouraged to visit the website to learn more about the company or request a free quote for building maintenance or construction work.

I highly recommend Tycho Services. Ive been using them for a couple years now and I wont let anyone else clean my offices. Ive had plenty of businesses come in here and tell me that they will charge me 25% less, but Ive used those services before and they are more of a headache than anything else. If you want the best, call Tycho. Jody Graves

Tycho provides services for corporate headquarters, biotech buildings, production and manufacturing facilities, government offices and public facilities and high tech office buildings. The company also maintains a team which specializes in healthcare and specialty facilities which are required to provide proper waste disposal documentation on a regular schedule.

The companys chief executive officer said, From our wide range of facilities services and “At Your Service” attitude, our customized service packages will be designed just for you and your facilitys needs. Each clients building is a little different than the next so Tycho prepares packages that are uniquely suited for special requirements. A client may request straightforward janitorial services, fully licensed building maintenance or day porter services to cover employee vacations.


Tycho Services is a leading provider of outsourced facilities services. Our wide range of services enable us to be a single source for all your facility needs – including full service janitorial, tenant improvement, building maintenance, and specialty services. We will create a customized service package to meet all your needs, budgets and timelines. From small to large facilities, our company is designed to focus on maximizing customer satisfaction. We invite you to contact us to see how we can assist your company.


Tycho Services

4405 Riverside Drive

Suite 105

Burbank, CA 91505

Phone: (818) 840-9404

Website: http://janitorialservices-losangeles.com/

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75% of College Students Interested in Working More Hours while in School, InstaEDU Reports

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2012

InstaEDU, the tutoring service that allows students to connect on-demand with tutors from top colleges for academic support, today announced insights from a survey of college students at top colleges and universities. While excelling academically remains students top concern while on campus, almost three quarters of those surveyed would like to work more each week than they currently do. The survey, sent to 450 students who recently signed up as tutors for InstaEDU, asked students about their working habits including how many hours per week they work, why they work, and how often theyd like to work.

Millennials are often given a bad rap for being unmotivated or disinterested in working hard, but our survey results show that many college students have a real desire to spend time working, in addition to spending time in the classroom, said Dan Johnston, InstaEDU COO and cofounder. More than half of the students we surveyed responded that, given the choice, theyd prefer to work more hours each week than they currently do. The challenge is fitting in time to work, given that students number one priority while on campus is excelling academically.

Working on Campus

Almost three quarters of students surveyed said that they wished they could work more hours each week. Of the respondents, 55 percent work fewer than 10 hours each week with only 16 percent of college students working more than 15 hours per week. Students overwhelmingly reported that flexibility in hours was the most important factor in determining what makes an ideal job while in school. In fact, 65 percent of respondents listed this first in answering What makes an ideal job to have while in school? After flexibility, pay was next most popular choice for students (24 percent of respondents); only 7 percent of students chose looks good on my resume, in responding to what makes a position ideal.

Academics Remain Primary Focus

While students are interested in working while on campusprimarily to have spending money while at school66 percent reported that their first priority on campus was doing well academically. Only 23 percent of respondents said that preparing for a job post-college was their primary concern in working while at school. For most college students, having fun while on campus and financial concerns are less important than doing well in school and preparing for post-college work. With academics overwhelmingly being reported as the top priority for students while in school, its not surprising that many students wouldnt have time to work as many hours per week as they — or their credit card statements — might prefer. It also may be difficult for students to find positions on campus with enough flexibility for them to continue to prioritize their studies.

I have a very busy academic schedule, explained Stanford University student Deepak Jaiswal. My own academic commitments are the biggest impediment to getting more work while in school.

Working with InstaEDU

All survey respondents are part-time tutors for InstaEDU. InstaEDU hires students from top colleges to work as tutors for its online tutoring service. After an interview, they connect with InstaEDU via either Facebook chat or GChat and from there, InstaEDU can message a tutor when he or she is online, when a student is looking for tutoring in a subject the tutor is proficient in. Tutors choose if and when theyd like to work with students and all tutors are paid $ 20 per hour.

Students interested in can learn more about tutoring with InstaEDU on the InstaEDU website: http://instaedu.com/become-a-tutor/

About InstaEDU, Inc.

InstaEDU is leveling the academic playing field by making it possible for anyone to get one-on-one lessons from some of the worlds brightest minds. The site allows any student to connect with a subject expert from a top college in a matter of minutes. InstaEDU was founded by Alison Johnston, Dan Johnston (siblings), and Joey Shurtleff in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. The company has raised a seed round of funding, led by The Social+Capital Partnership. Learn more at http://instaedu.com.

Viewbix Announces Partnership With AWeber

Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) August 02, 2012

Viewbix, the revolutionary video technology that makes ordinary videos instantly interactive with dynamic apps, announced today a partnership with AWeber, an email marketing software to over 110,000 small businesses around the world, that offers Viewbix customers the ability to add an email marketing app to their customized Viewbix video player.

Individuals interested in learning more about the integration can join AWeber and Viewbix for a webinar on Tuesday, August 7, 2:00 3:00 p.m. EDT.

AWebers email marketing app enables Viewbix customers to increase the size of their mailing lists and grow their businesses by allowing viewers to sign up for a companys email list directly within a video before, during or after it plays. AWeber joins more than two dozen apps that can be easily added to a Viewbix player, including eBay auctions, Skype, YouTube, pictures from Flickr and Picasa, music, Google Maps and more. These apps serve to engage viewers, present them with immediate calls to action, and significantly increase reach and ROI.

Online video is great for generating traffic, but the tough part has always been converting those viewers to email subscribers, said Hunter Boyle, Senior Business Development Manager for AWeber. Now, with this integration, marketers can entice viewers to join their email and social media lists seamlessly — thats what makes this app such a powerful tool for growing your audience.

AWeber is the perfect addition to the Viewbix app offering, and we are pleased to welcome them aboard, said Jonathan Stefansky, co-founder and CEO of Viewbix. Marketers are always looking for new ways to reach their target audiences more effectively, and nothing is more effective than reaching them at the exact moment they are interacting with your brand. In fact, more than 20 percent of the viewers who watch a Viewbix-enabled video click on a call to action button or engage with at least one of the apps, which is great news for all our app partners.

Viewbix players support YouTube, Vimeo Pro, Facebook and other third-party videos and can be embedded and shared across the web, mobile devices and social networks. Designed to support the marketing efforts of SMBs, Viewbix uses the freemium model, providing two free players and Pro plans that offer advanced branding, apps and detailed analytics. A fully customized player can be created in minutes, and, as Viewbix analytics tracks every action that occurs, clients know how each app performs and can make changes instantly.

About AWeber

AWeber, helps businesses, entrepreneurs and bloggers increase sales and profits through its suite of web-based email marketing software. The privately held, debt-free company was founded in 1998. For more information, visit AWeber.com, subscribe to the AWeber blog (http://www.aweber.com/blog), or follow on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/aweber) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/aweber).

About Viewbix

Viewbix offers innovative technology that enhances online video by adding interactive apps into the viewing experience. Today companies are looking for ways to maximize their reach and provide relevant information and opportunity for action within one screen and location. Viewbix empowers companies to leverage their videos through the insertion of interactive apps and share that experience across the web, mobile and social networks. For more information, please visit Viewbix.com, subscribe to the blog (blog.viewbix.com), or follow us on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/viewbix) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/viewbix).

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