Google Honors Driven Local with 2014 North America Premier SMB Partner Award for Best Quality Accounts”

Long Island, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2014

Driven Local, a leader in providing local online marketing for small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) and franchise systems, announced today that they won the prestigious award, the Best Quality Accounts Award, at the annual Premier SMB Partner (PSP) Summit held at Googles Headquarters in Mountain View, CA. This award is presented to the PSP that achieves the highest average Quality Score across all of their accounts.

There are thousands of agencies that sell Google AdWords, only 20 or so have been selected and vetted by Google as Premier SMB Partners in the U.S. so being in this group is an honor by itself. For Driven Local to win the top award of Best Quality Accounts is the pinnacle achievement of our companys nine year history. The core of effective advertising today is centered around Google and Google AdWords. Creating and managing AdWords accounts that are setup properly and consistently optimized by people and computers is paramount to success. Driven Local has always made this a priority, and now we have been recognized by Google as one of the best, said Kevin Szypula, CEO and Co-Founder of Driven Local. Achieving this award is an honor and validates the relentless pursuit by our team of bringing cutting edge digital marketing to businesses and not taking shortcuts.

The Google AdWords Premier SMB Partner Program was created to help small- and medium-sized businesses who dont have the time or resources to manage their advertising campaigns, says Ben Wood, head of Googles Americas channel sales partnerships. Our PSP partners like Driven Local offer expertise, experience, and end-to-end customer service so business owners can focus on running their businesses.

The Google AdWords Premier SMB partner program connects experienced AdWords partners with small- and medium-sized businesses that want expert help in creating, managing and optimizing their online advertising campaigns. In addition to in-depth AdWords expertise, PSP partners provide full-service campaign management, detailed reporting, one-on-one customer support, and broad marketing guidance to help advertisers make the most of their campaigns.

About Driven Local

Founded in 2006, Driven Local is an award-winning, full-service digital marketing agency headquartered in Melville, NY. Driven Local helps small and medium sized local businesses, corporate franchises, and enterprise level clients succeed online by providing them with the most advanced campaign management technology, tracking, reporting and optimization systems available. Driven Local offers Search Engine Marketing, Display Advertising, Ad Retargeting, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Management, Responsive Web Design, Animated Video Production, Local Listings Optimization, and more. Driven Local was named to the inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies in 2012, 2013, and 2014.







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PLS Launch Solutions Opens Colorado Office


Rochester, NY (PRWEB) December 29, 2014

PLS Launch Solutions announced today the opening of its Colorado office, effective January 1, 2015. Vice President and Partner John Veckerelli established the marketing and IP development company’s Jefferson County, Colo. office to better serve technology companies in the western regions of the U.S.

Jefferson County, located immediately west of Denver, is conveniently sited for Front Range technology clusters from Colorado Springs to Denver, Boulder and further north to Fort Collins.

Colorado is home to a significant number of technology companies in the optics and photonics industry, as well as software, systems and instruments and nanotechnology. More than 100 new photonics-based companies have been established in Colorado in the past 10 years. In September 2014, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded the state $ 6.6 million to create jobs and grow businesses in advanced manufacturing.

Engineers and other technical business leaders are often skeptical of marketing firms, Veckerelli said. Theirs is a complex technology sale, and traditionally they’ve been poorly understood and underserved by marketing firms. We work closely with companies like this to deliver measurable gains.”

For nearly 30 years, Launch Solutions has helped business leaders in advanced technology sectors reach their growth goals by working to improve go-to-market strategy, launch new products, improve sales, and grow company value.

“I really enjoy the work our team does with these companies, and I am excited about the opportunity to expand our presence and serve them better,” Veckerelli said.

About PLS Launch Solutions

PLS Launch Solutions (http://www.launchsolutions.com) specializes in marketing and IP development for photonics, optics, nanotech, instrumentation and other engineering-driven companies looking to grow. Launch Solutions works with companies around the world to create and execute marketing strategies and develop intellectual property. The team includes marketing consultants, writers, designers, web/SEO specialists, and patent agents from diverse business and technical backgrounds, all focused on helping clients increase sales and meet business objectives. Launch Solutions is a proud member of several national and regional organizations, including SPIE, The Optical Society of America (OSA), New York Photonics, and Entrepreneurs Organization (EO).







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transcosmos Started Providing Contact Center Service 24-Hours-a-Day, 365 Days-a-Year to PT. Asuransi Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Indonesia.

Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) December 23, 2014

transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) started providing contact center service to PT. Asuransi Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Indonesia for auto accident assistance on a 24-hour-a-day basis as of November 1, 2014.

The contact center, based in Jakarta, provides members of the automobile insurance services such as telephone assistance, towing arrangement, and assistance for filing insurance claims at the time of auto accidents.

Outline of the services provided at the contact center:

A direct telephone line is set up, and the following services are provided in Indonesian 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

(1) Automobile insurance accident assistance The contact center works in cooperation with the nearest factory affiliated with PT. Asuransi Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Indonesia, in order to achieve a smooth initial response.

(2) Towing arrangement service Disabled vehicles will be towed to the nearest factory.

In addition, emergency roadside assistance services in the Jakarta area is scheduled be provided in the future.


transcosmos is a registered trade name or trademark of transcosmos inc. in Japan and other countries.
Other company names and product or service names mentioned are registered trade names or trademarks of various other companies.

About transcosmos inc.

transcosmos launched operations in 1966. Since then we have combined superior human resources with up-to-date technological capabilities to enhance the competitive strength of our clients by providing them with superior and valuable services. transcosmos currently offers Cost Reduction Services (Contact Center, HR/Financial/Sales Back Office, Order Management/SCM, System Development/Management etc.) and Sales Expansion Services (Big Data Analysis, Internet Advertising, Website Construction/Management, Smartphone/SNS Utilization, Telemarketing etc.). transcosmos continues to pursue operational excellence by providing these services through our 126 locations in 16 countries with a focus in Asia. Furthermore, following the expansion of E-Commerce market on the global scale, transcosmos provides a comprehensive, one-stop global E-Commerce service to deliver our clients’ excellent products and services to consumers in 39 countries. transcosmos aims to be the “Global BPO Partner” of our clients to provide them with high quality BPO services on a global scale.

Contact for news media inquiries

Inquiries from the media should be forwarded to transcosmos inc.

Public Relations & Advertising Department

Mail: pressroom(AT)trans-cosmos.co.jp







“Painting Glorious Rose Flowers in Watercolor – in 7 Stages,” by Lela Stankovic

Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 29, 2014

Painting watercolors is a bit like taking care of your cat. You love its spontaneity and yet, its unpredictability drives one to distraction.

The Old Masters had found many secret ways around the unpredictable elements of art without sacrificing its spontaneity. But these techniques were kept secret in their guilds. Mastery of these skills liberated the artists, allowing them to give form to their imagination and mood. In her new book, Lela Stankovic shares a creative process for painting watercolors, which she has developed and perfected over many years and is based on these proven techniques of the Old Masters of art.

“Painting Glorious Rose Flowers in Watercolor – in 7 Stages by Lela Stankovic is an easy-to-learn-from watercolor painting e-Book. In her book, Lela holds nothing back in teaching artists about her new and exciting multi-layer watercolor painting technique. Her book explains a step-by-step process for creating a three dimensional rose flower that reaches out of the paper to meet the viewer. In painting this rose flower, the artist will acquire a knowledge which he or she can then apply to many different subjects. Through her book, Lela strives to share her love for art, and helps watercolor artists learn how to create beautiful, luminous paintings that glow with a true sense of presence.

This book is SO easy to follow and will be useful for the beginner to the master painter, says Marc in his book review on Amazon. Artists of all levels will benefit from this book in which Lela takes you step by step through her process of creating a glorious rose watercolor from start to finish. Lela’s book shows an artist how to start, how to paint along and how to fine tune the painting and finally, know when the painting is finished. Above all, it seeks to build in the artist, the knowledge and confidence to paint any other subject he or she chooses next.

Lela says that her book is a guide to help you observe, analyze and truly see your painting subject. One learns how to identify and analyze light and shadow areas, avoid common mistakes and how to make your aquarelle color washes glow with life. Written in a fun and engaging style, the e-book allows artists to watch over Lela’s shoulder while she paints.

“Painting Glorious Rose Flowers in Watercolor – in 7 Stages by Lela Stankovic is available on Amazon Kindle and Apple iBook stores.

About Lela Stankovic

Lela Stankovic is an artist and author whose beautiful watercolor and oil paintings are much admired for their lifelike softness and luminosity. Her blog Paint and Draw Together is popular among artists who inspire each other with comments and critiques.

I always wanted to be able to create realistic, glowing watercolor paintings that have true presence. I imagined my paintings having deep, rich, jewel like colorful shadows and contrasting sparkling lights – the lights and shadows together creating a fairy tale world of joy and happiness which is magically realistic, says Lela. In her new e-book, Lela Stankovic invites artists to learn her watercolor painting technique which combines spontaneity with a step by step process and makes it easy to create stunning watercolors.

Contact Information:


eMail: lelacreations(at)yahoo(dot)com
Website: http://www.lelacreations.com/book
“Painting Glorious Rose Flowers in Watercolor – in 7 Stages by Lela Stankovic is available on Amazon Kindle and Apple iBook stores.




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