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Steve Weber Reflects on 30 Years in Business As Minuteman Press Franchise Owner in Norwich, CT

Minuteman Press International Inc

Located at 595 W. Main Street, Minuteman Press in Norwich, Connecticut first opened in August 1992. Owner Steve Weber shares the following insights and advice as he reflects on celebrating 30 years in business: “I guess looking at it from the outside 30 years is quite an accomplishment, especially when you realize I was 40 years old when we started. I think that this milestone means it is almost time to retire. Our success can be attributed to a number of things. For the first 25 years, my wife and partner Gail helped grow the business and keep me on track. Since she has retired, I think our continued success can be attributed to surrounding myself with the best people as well as giving excellent customer service and evolving our business to meet the times. Our equipment and services have definitely evolved. Several years ago, we became an all-digital shop. We have invested in the equipment needed to provide excellent quality with the quick turnaround time our customers expect. We also have great suppliers who can provide old school offset printing when the job calls for it. We have expanded into the ad specialty market and learned the specifics of selling clothing. We have also invested in mailing equipment. This has been an excellent complement to our printing. We never sell a large printing job without asking, ‘What are you doing with this printing?’ Often, the answer has been we are mailing it. Providing mailing has earned us many new customers. Our community is relatively rural. We do not have any trade binderies to help support our business. To that end we have invested in our own bindery. We have a collator / booklet maker, as well as a perfect binder and a small die cutting unit. To complement the mailing services, we also have a folder inserter. We do over 100,000 business cards per month so we added a slitter cutter to automate that service. The machine is relatively slow but we have nicknamed it ‘set it and forget it.’ The person in bindery can set it up and do another job while it is running. We are proof that ‘print is dead’ is not truthful. Our customers still want business cards to hand out and annual reports to distribute. We also work with many nonprofits who have learned that the best return on fundraising is by mailing the information. Email just does not work to this end. Minuteman Press International has guided us every step of the way. From our first meeting with Roy Titus to now working with Nick Titus, we always feel comfortable. We have been fortunate to have Ron Rubin as our New England Regional Vice President. His wisdom and guidance have kept me focused on the goal of success. The proprietary software we used originally developed by Minuteman Press has also evolved. The current FLEX management software has been a great help especially when training employees in our company. We have been fortunate over the years to introduce more than a few other people into the Minuteman Press system. Our son Michael and his wife Lindsey now have 3 Minuteman Press locations of their own in Enfield, CT, Springfield, MA, and Brattleboro, VT. We did a mailing a number of years ago to the printers in our area. We have been able to acquire four different independent businesses who were competitors. It creates a win/win because the owners are typically retiring and they know their clients will be left in good hands. Lastly, this is not a business for an absentee owner. You must work in your business to succeed. After 30 years, I no longer work 50 hours/week, but I am still involved. My staff now does the heavy lifting but when we are bidding a large project, I appreciate them reaching out to me to utilize my years of experience.” For more information on Minuteman Press in Norwich, CT, visit https://minuteman.com/us/locations/ct/norwich/ Learn more about #1 rated Minuteman Press franchise opportunities at https://minutemanpressfranchise.com. Contact Details Minuteman Press International Chris Biscuiti +1 631-249-1370 cbiscuiti@mpihq.com Company Website https://minutemanpressfranchise.com

May 16, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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CoorsTek Recognized as a US Best Managed Company

CoorsTek

CoorsTek is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2022 US Best Managed Company. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program recognizes outstanding U.S. private companies and the achievements of their management teams. The 2022 designees are U.S. private companies that have demonstrated excellence in strategic planning and execution, a commitment to their people and fostering a dynamic, resilient culture, as well as strong financials. This year’s designees continued to propel their businesses forward by prioritizing purpose, investing in their workforces, and demonstrating their commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. “We are honored to be recognized as a best managed company again this year,” said Jonathan Coors, CEO of CoorsTek. “This award is a tribute to the dedication and resiliency of our CoorsTek team members across the globe over the past several years. It also speaks to the strong values that guide our daily activities and actions, and our focus on delivering essential products and services to the marketplace.” Applicants are evaluated and selected by a panel of external judges focused on assessing hallmarks of excellence in four key areas: strategy, ability to execute, corporate culture and governance/financial performance. They join a global ecosystem of honorees from more than 40 countries recognized by the Best Managed Companies program. About The Best Managed Companies Program The Best Managed Companies program is a mark of excellence for private companies. U.S. designees have revenues of at least $250 million. Hundreds of private companies around the world have competed for this designation in their respective countries through a rigorous and independent process that evaluates four key criteria in their management skills and practices — strategy, execution, culture and governance/financials. U.S. program sponsors are Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal. For more information, visit www.usbestmanagedcompanies.com. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of our legal structure. About CoorsTek Founded in 1910 and headquartered in Golden, Colorado, CoorsTek is a fifth-generation, family owned and operated global manufacturer of engineered ceramics. By utilizing over half of the world’s known elements in our material formulations, we deliver unique solutions to our diverse customer base by leveraging ceramic properties. With more than 30 facilities across three continents, five million square feet in manufacturing space, and more than 6,000 team members, we are the partner of choice in engineered ceramics. CoorsTek makes the world measurably better by providing customers with amazing solutions, serving customers in numerous industries including semiconductor, aerospace, automotive, medical, energy and many others around the world. For more information about the company and its products please visit our website at www.coorstek.com. Contact Details CoorsTek Nancy Fullerton +1 517-304-4695 nfullerton@coorstek.com Company Website https://www.coorstek.com

May 11, 2022 03:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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City Produce Joins FreshEdge

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INDIANAPOLIS – FreshEdge, a family of produce and specialty food companies backed by Rotunda Capital Partners, acquired City Produce, a fresh food distributor headquartered in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. For many years, City Produce has been serving North Central Florida, the Florida Panhandle, and central to southern Alabama distributing fresh fruits and vegetables, including an array of fresh-cut offerings, dairy, meats, seafoods, specialty foods, and more. City Produce operates out of two facilities, one in Fort Walton Beach, and a second in Foley, Alabama. The addition expands FreshEdge’s footprint into the southern United States and provides space and logistical support to better serve its customer base as it spreads farther south. City Produce joins Piazza Produce & Specialty Foods, Indianapolis Fruit, Get Fresh Produce, McCartney Produce, Monteverde’s, Valley Produce, Vine Line, Garden Cut, CIBUS Fresh and Papania’s. FreshEdge now operates with more than 2,000 employees, approximately 808,500 square feet of warehouse space, and a fleet of more than 720 trucks. “We welcome Tommy Sundy and his amazing team to the FreshEdge family of companies,” said Steve Grinstead, CEO of FreshEdge. “We are excited for this great company to join FreshEdge as we expand farther into the Southeast.” Terms of the deal, which closed on May 10, 2022, were not disclosed. The transaction strengthens the combined business’s presence in Florida and southern Alabama. “City Produce will be a great addition to our expanding group of ‘best in class’ fresh food distribution companies,” said Greg Corsaro, president and COO of FreshEdge. “We look forward to Tommy’s continued leadership at City Produce.” “Our City Produce team is excited to join the FreshEdge family - knowing we’ll be ‘better together’,” said Tommy Sundy, president. “This is the next step in increasing our footprint, serving customers with expanded offerings and growing for our future.” FreshEdge is backed by Rotunda Capital Partners, a lower middle market private equity firm focused on investments in founder and family held companies. Rotunda seeks to provide opportunities for management teams to reach strategic, financial, and operational objectives. Rotunda entered the food business in 2017 with the acquisition of Indianapolis Fruit and Piazza Produce. FreshEdge was created in 2019 when Get Fresh Produce joined the platform. City Produce represents FreshEdge’s seventh acquisition since Rotunda’s initial investment. Together, Rotunda and FreshEdge intend to continue expanding FreshEdge by welcoming more companies into the group—all focused on high quality produce and specialty food products, along with exceptional service—to create a unique group of complementary entities. About FreshEdge FreshEdge was formed in 2019 through the combination of Get Fresh Produce (founded 1982) and the IF&P Foods family of companies, primarily composed of Indianapolis Fruit (founded 1947) and Piazza Produce (founded 1970). McCartney Produce (Paris, TN) joined the FreshEdge family in November 2020 followed by Valley Produce (Knoxville, TN) in June 2021, Vine Line (Grand Rapids, MI) in October 2021, and Monteverde's (Pittsburgh, PA) in November 2021. Collectively, these leading fresh food distribution companies have nearly 500 years of combined experience serving the grocery and food service industries. FreshEdge includes two Garden Cut branded fresh-cut processing facilities, a tomato re-packer, a USDA fresh kitchen (CIBUS Fresh), and two transportation companies. FreshEdge's fleet resource includes more than 720 trucks servicing the Midwest and beyond from 12 facilities totaling approximately 808,500 square feet of warehouse space. Today, FreshEdge is one of the largest independent fresh food distributors in the United States and a category leader in providing both the foodservice and retail industries with fruit, vegetables, proteins, fresh grab-n-go offerings, dairy, floral, and specialty products. For more information, visit www.freshedgefoods.com. About Rotunda Capital Partners Rotunda Capital Partners is an operationally oriented private equity firm focused on transforming family-founder owned companies into dynamic, data-driven platforms able to achieve and manage significant growth. Since its founding in 2009, Rotunda has partnered with management teams to build great businesses within three primary sectors: value-added distribution, asset-light logistics and industrial & business services. Rotunda strives to achieve replicable results by implementing its Rotunda Performance System to create strategic alignment, develop lean processes and create robust, data-driven infrastructures. For more information, visit www.rotundacapital.com. Contact Details FreshEdge Greg Corsaro +1 317-981-3440 gcorsaro@freshedgefoods.com Rotunda Capital Partners Jill Lafferty +1 847-280-1295 jill@rotundacapital.com Company Website https://www.freshedgefoods.com/

May 11, 2022 07:43 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Kivvit Named Reed Awards’ Public Affairs Firm of The Year for Third Year in a Row

Kivvit

Kivvit was recognized across a range of categories at the 2022 Reed Awards last week, becoming the first firm to earn the title of Public Affairs Firm of the Year for three consecutive years. Kivvit also won 10 awards for its impactful work with the State of New Jersey Department of Health, demonstrating the success of the firm’s data-driven and strategic creative and messaging approach around business, politics and public advocacy issues. The awards spanned across best in TV (English and Spanish language), online video, use of AR, and more. Kivvit has worked to amplify Department of Health messaging and resources to change public behavior and mitigate the effects of COVID-19 since the early stages of the pandemic in April 2020. Since then, Kivvit’s work has evolved to encompass a multitude of strategies, leveraging state-of-the-art insights and thousands of ads in dozens of languages. This high-impact work with the Department of Health has led to measurable, life-saving results reflected by an improvement in statewide COVID-19 testing rates and the success of the state’s vaccination efforts. Kivvit also secured a win for work with the Environmental League of Massachusetts IE PAC on an environmental and climate advocacy platform for Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s mayoral race. See the full list of Kivvit’s wins here. This recognition comes on the heels of Kivvit’s success at this year’s PRovoke SABRE Awards, winning four of the most prestigious awards in North America for work with the New Jersey Department of Health and Anheuser-Busch. Of Kivvit’s work with the New Jersey Department of Health, Paul Holmes, chair of the SABRE judges, described the campaign as “everything our judges are looking for in a modern 21st century public relations campaign. It was data-driven, with sharp insights and impressive creativity across multiple channels, and—most important—it resulted in real, measurable behavior change. It’s no exaggeration to say that this campaign saved lives.” About Kivvit Kivvit is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent strategic communications and public affairs firms in the United States, with over 130 professionals across six offices in Boston, Chicago, Miami, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. Kivvit has earned over 60 awards and recognitions in the past 5 years, including Public Affairs of the Year (Reed Awards), Digital Agency of the Year (PRovoke SABRE North America), Most Innovative Agency (Bulldog Stars of PR Awards), and a Best Agency to Work For (PRovoke). Kivvit also leads O'Dwyer's national rankings of independent communications firms across multiple categories, including #1 for Real Estate Finance & Development, #2 for Energy and Non-Profit, #4 for Purpose and Corporate Social Responsibility. To learn more and see what we do, visit www.Kivvit.com and follow us @TeamKivvit. Contact Details Zach Silber +1 212-929-0669 zsilber@kivvit.com Company Website https://www.kivvit.com/

May 10, 2022 02:19 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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NLPC Targets ConocoPhillips Over Carbon Tax Advocacy

National Legal & Policy Center

On Tuesday, National Legal and Policy Center presented a resolution at ConocoPhillips Company ’s annual shareholder meeting that would require greater transparency and itemization by the corporation about its lobbying expenditures. The company’s board of directors opposed our proposal, as explained in its proxy statement. Speaking as sponsor of the resolution was Paul Chesser, director of NLPC’s Corporate Integrity Project. Excerpts from his five-minute remarks, which you can listen to here, follow: Americans are suffering under the highest gasoline prices in their lives. And they are not only paying more at the pump – they are also sending much larger checks every month to their local electricity providers. But what are ConocoPhillips and their allies at the American Petroleum Institute prioritizing? A carbon dioxide tax. Talk about being tone-deaf. This is just one reason why my organization, as the shareholder sponsoring this proposal, seeks greater transparency and specificity from ConocoPhillips about its lobbying expenditure disclosures. And while I’m at it, we believe it is no longer in shareholders’ interest for the company to remain as a member of API. Let other fossil-fuel haters fund API President Mike Sommers’s $2.5 million-dollar annual salary to advocate for the demonization of his organization’s principal product. And if a carbon dioxide tax continues to be a priority for Mr. [Ryan] Lance (pictured above), then his leadership should be revisited as well… In case you haven’t noticed, ESG is failing. Company leaders may think they are ahead of the curve on ESG, but they are in fact behind, as we are in the middle of another very sharp curve that turns in the opposite direction. The backlash against “woke” is very real and very significant. Just look at what’s happening to Disney in Florida. And what happened to the advocates of racist CRT training and education in Virginia last year. The trend against climate-focused ESG is no different. Americans are furious at the price of gasoline and natural gas, caused by climate alarmist advocacy. Pinning a carbon dioxide tax on top of it should be a non-starter… Make no mistake: Climate change alarmists are anti-science, anti-logic, anti-economics, and anti-humanity. They are anti-science because they fail to understand that the physics of energy dictates that they can never erect enough wind, solar, and other so-called renewables to replace the density and power packed into fossil fuels, to meet the energy demands of global humanity. Yet they disregard this incontrovertible science and instead make repeated false predictions about future climate doom if we don’t abandon fossil fuels. Their prophecies always fail to materialize on their predicted timelines, yet no one calls them on it… It’s time for ConocoPhillips’s directors and executives to exercise real leadership, and to stand for truth in science and against these false prophets. It’s to that end that we seek greater transparency from ConocoPhillips about its lobbying expenditures, to provide assurance that the company truly is acting in the best interests of shareholders, of customers, and of our country. Read NLPC’s shareholder resolution for ConocoPhillips annual meeting here. Read a transcript of Chesser’s full five-minute remarks here. Listen to Chesser’s presentation of NLPC’s shareholder resolution here. Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. Contact Details Paul Chesser +1 703-237-1970 pchesser@nlpc.org Company Website http://www.nlpc.org

May 10, 2022 01:57 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Treliant and KX Build Alliance Combining Advanced Real-Time Analytics Services and Consultancy

Treliant

Treliant, a global financial services consultancy, has built an alliance with KX, a worldwide leader in real-time data analytics, to provide consulting and implementation services around KX Insights, its real-time streaming analytics platform. The alliance aims to support clients of both organizations with industry leading implementation and support capabilities. Treliant’s Capital Markets practice, which currently focuses on delivering large scale business and regulatory driven change projects in addition to digital transformations, is now leveraging its specialist data and data management capabilities to expand its offerings for its client base. KX is a key part of the critical infrastructure for many of the world’s leading financial institutions. Together, Treliant’s excellence in service delivery combined with KX’s market-leading real-time analytics and decision intelligence technology will assist buy-side firms, sell-side institutions, and infrastructure providers such as exchanges, to create insights supporting real-time decision-making, which can be leveraged to deliver enhanced business performance. “KX Insights delivers industry-leading, real-time streaming data analytics solutions that transform how firms make decisions and derive key business value as data driven organizations,” said Paul Walsh, Head of the Capital Market’s Digital Transformation practice within Treliant. “Combining our specialized data and project delivery capabilities, we look forward to working with KX, to deliver solutions around KX Insights for our capital markets and financial services customers, giving them improved time-to-value and faster time-to-market”. “The financial services landscape continues to be transformed by rapidly changing market conditions and technology choices, and the business insights locked within real-time data can be transformative for firms in the financial services sector,” said Conor Twomey, Head of Customer Success at KX. “By leveraging Treliant’s delivery capabilities and data experts, we’re giving our customers even greater choice of who they work with for the implementation of our market-leading KX technology.” A key part of Treliant’s Capital Markets practice focuses on innovative data solutions, delivered both on client site and through two services centers, in Belfast, Northern Ireland and Łódź, Poland, (with a third in North America scheduled for a later date). Treliant offers high quality, experienced project teams, including highly skilled KX specialists who deliver quant analytics, risk management, regulatory compliance, and trade surveillance projects powered by real-time data analytics. KX engineers have years of experience in developing, deploying, and supporting KX-based applications and mission critical solutions built on top of kdb+, the world’s fastest time-series database. The KX team will work closely with Treliant’s KX specialists to offer consultancy services, training courses, and technical support solutions customized for client needs. “This announcement further demonstrates our strategy of widening the aperture of opportunity for KX and our partners to solve mission-critical in the moment decisions for customers,” said Paul Hollway, Head of Partnerships KX. About Treliant Treliant is a global consulting firm serving banks, mortgage originators and servicers, FinTechs, and other companies providing financial services. We are led by practitioners from the industry and the regulatory community who bring deep domain knowledge to help our clients drive business change and address the most pressing compliance, regulatory, and operational challenges. We offer flexible, cost-effective solutions across advisory, staffing, and managed services to the regulatory compliance, risk, financial crimes, and capital markets functions of our clients. Founded in 2005, Treliant is headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in New York, London, Belfast, Northern Ireland and Łódź, Poland. For more information visit www.treliant.com. About KX KX, the leading technology for real-time data analytics and decision intelligence, is part of FD Technologies plc, a group of data-driven businesses that unlock the value of insight, hindsight and foresight to drive organizations forward. Independently benchmarked as the world’s fastest streaming analytics platform, the KX Insights Platform is an industry-leading high-performance, in-memory computing, streaming analytics and operational intelligence platform. It delivers the best possible performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple industries. The Group operates from 15 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific and employs more than 3000 people worldwide. For more information visit www.kx.com. Contact Details Melissa Pazornik +1 202-249-7932 mpazornik@treliant.com Company Website https://www.treliant.com

May 10, 2022 09:32 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Free Psychic Reading Online From Top Psychics Of 2022: Fortune Teller For Accurate Readings Of Tarot Deck & Astrology Signs

Blue Ribbon Group

When riddled with doubt and uncertainty, we often find ourselves looking for guidance from powers greater than ourselves. For thousands of years, people have sought direction from psychics. Psychics can provide hints about your future or a new perspective to deal with past events. In the past, people would have to travel long distances to find a suitable psychic. Fortunately, modern technology means you can now get a psychic reading from the comfort of your own home. Online psychic readings are a great way to get quick guidance when feeling unsure about yourself. Additionally, online psychic readings allow you to find hundreds of qualified psychics that work for you. We looked at countless online psychic reading websites to determine which ones provide the best service. Therefore, this article breaks down our top 5 list of the best online psychic reading sites you can visit today. We also go over a beginner's guide for those new to online psychic readings. We also compare the differences between online and traditional readings, and finally, answer some frequently asked questions regarding online psychic readings. Top 5 Online Psychic Reading Sites To Improve Your Life: Purple Garden: Best Online Psychic Reading Platform For Tarot Reading Kasamba: Great Range of Psychic Specialties & Psychic Mediums Mystic Sense: Popular Psychic Reading Platform For Tarot & Face Reading Keen: Expert Psychics & Tarot Readers To Get Future Predictions Psychic Oz: Psychic Community With Reliable Fortune Teller & Astrologers Here are the detailed reviews of our top picks: #1. Purple Garden - Best Online Psychic Reading Platform For Tarot Reading Purple Garden is relatively new to the online psychic reading scene. However, they have proven themselves to be the number one destination for getting psychic readings in that short time. Purple Garden provides every psychic service you could wish for. Services include tarot card readings, love readings, astrology readings, dream analysis, etc. Having several psychics in one place means it's easy to pick the perfect one for you. Each psychic has to go through a rigorous admission phase before they are allowed to operate in the Purple Garden. As a result, only qualified and experienced psychics are available at Purple Garden. Features A Psychic For Everyone Purple Garden facilitates the connection between qualified psychics and everyday clients. With over a hundred psychics available, you're guaranteed to find one that's just right for you. In addition, each psychic has their bio and a short clip of who they are and what they can do for you. These profiles make it easy to see if they will be the right fit for you and can do what you are looking for. Complete Transparency Purple Garden prides itself on being completely transparent between psychics and their clients. Clients can see psychics’ ratings, how many sessions they've facilitated, and what their clients have to say about them, both the good and bad. As a result, you can decide who you want to have a reading from and leave your feedback about the experience. Personal Psychic Finder The best thing about Purple Garden is that you can set up a profile, and based on your desires and wishes, Purple Garden will find the best psychic to match your criteria. In addition, you get to filter psychics by their specialties. For example, if you're looking for a tarot card reading, simply click that box, and Purple Garden will recommend the best tarot card readers. Or perhaps you had a concerning dream and would like some clarification. Purple Garden has countless professional dream readers that can provide the answers to your questions. Pros A diverse range of psychics Transparent Professional services Personal Psychic finder Cons Can be expensive Some psychics are rarely available What Customers Say Many Purple Garden customers reported that it was their first online psychic reading and that they were ecstatic with the results. They love how easy it is to find a great psychic and love the various ways to connect with a psychic. As a result, Purple Garden is a fantastic place for people new to online psychics. ⇒ Visit the Official Website of Purple Garden #2. Kasamba: Great Range of Psychic Specialties & Psychic Mediums Kasamba is celebrating 20 years in the online psychic industry. They have a long reputation for providing accurate and insightful readings to over 3 million clients! Kasamaba's psychics provide a wide range of services, including career readings, pet readings, tarot cards, aura analysis, etc. In addition to the readings, they also provide some reading points about what you can and should expect from a psychic reading and some helpful life advice blogs. Kasamba has the outstanding feature of listing all the top-rated psychics at the beginning of each page, making finding a great psychic a breeze. Features Complimentary Minutes While many online psychic services may offer free minutes to their customers, it's generally only for their first reading. However, Kasamba is different. Kasamba provides each of its clients five free minutes with every new psychic. Doing so is invaluable for clients trying to find a new psychic that works for them. In addition, you also get 50% off on your first reading. Free Trial Kasamba offers new users a free trial to determine what type of psychic specialty works for them. The free trials let users experiment with psychic readings and see if they are for them. Giving customers this chance shows that Kasamba is a trustworthy company that puts the interests of its customers first. Wide Range of Specialties While most online psychic reading sites provide a range of specialties, Kasamaba goes the extra mile. Kasamba offers psychics who can teach topics such as Eastern Philosophy, Universal Laws, Picture Readings, and much more. No other site offers this many specialties, and as a result, you're bound to find exactly what you're looking for. Pros A free trial is available. Regular promotions Best psychics for life advice Cons Outdated visuals Live video readings are not available Searching for psychics needs improvement What Customers Say Overall, customers give great reviews to the psychics on Kasamba, specifically praising their ability to provide readings that help with love and relationship building. Additionally, Kasamba customers are typically pleased with the regular promotions both the site and individual psychics offer. ⇒ Visit the Official Website of Kasamba #3. Mystic Sense: Popular Psychic Reading Platform For Tarot & Face Reading We all love getting accurate psychic readings and peering into our future now and then, but unfortunately, our wallets might hold us back. That is not the case with Mystic Sense. Mystic Sense provides fantastic value for money and provides the ultimate customer satisfaction. Not only do you get complimentary minutes, but Mystic Sense will also give you a full refund should you find your psychic didn't meet your expectations. Additionally, Mystic Sense separates its psychics into three tiers: top-rated, elite advisors, and master advisors. Each tier comes with its own rise in cost per minute, but you get the expected jump in the quality of your reading. As a result, everyone has an option. Whether you're just looking for a quick read or need some significant advice before a big decision, Mystic Sense has you covered. Features Refunds for Unsatisfied Customers If you are unhappy with the reading you received, you can get in touch with customer service, and they will promptly issue a refund in the form of up to five free minutes for your next session. So, while it's not a complete cash refund, it does allow you the comfort of being able to experiment with other psychics. Tested and Proven Psychics Mystic Sense goes the extra mile to ensure the psychics on their website are the real deal. Mystic Sense tests their psychics for accuracy and service quality every six months. As a result, you can be guaranteed to be treated professionally, respectfully, and receive helpful readings. Pros Superior customer service Professional psychics A 3-tier system to meet your budget Cons Difficult to find specialized psychics Elite and Master services jump exceptionally in price What Customers say Customers love Mystic Sense because the tier system is excellent. In addition, the ability to choose the level of reading they desire is genuinely unique. Sometimes you don't need a reading that encompasses your whole past and what it means for your future. Sometimes you only want a little guidance on a small matter or need some quick relationship advice. Mystic Sense gives customers that opportunity, and at a very reasonable price. ⇒ Visit the Official Website of Mystic Sense #4. Keen: Expert Psychics & Tarot Readers To Get Future Predictions Keen has been a long-running psychic website specializing in love horoscopes and providing romantic guidance. They offer their services via phone calls, live video chats, and email readings. Keen has been featured in various popular magazines and websites, such as Cosmopolitan and Women's Health. Their website is a little dated, but it is incredibly easy to navigate and find a phone psychic that fits your criteria. In addition, they always have close to a hundred live psychics online at any given time, so that you can get a reading ASAP. The psychics on Keen all have great reviews, with many praising their accuracy, kindness and willingness to listen. In addition, some reviewers have stated that Keen's psychics go above and beyond to ensure their clients are happy and have reported great success in their relationships after a reading. Features Keen App Keen has their app available on IOS and Android. As a result, finding a psychic and getting a psychic reading has never been easier. The app runs excellent and allows you to get in touch with your psychic whenever and wherever. Free Minutes Keen allows you to get to know a potential psychic before committing any funds. It's great because you have to find a psychic you can build a relationship with, and they have to be someone you trust. Generally, you'll know if they're the right fit for you within the first few minutes, so it's a bargain when those first minutes don't cost you a cent. Pros Interactive App Accurate Psychics Relationship psychic experts Free minutes Cons Slightly outdated website No free trial What Customers Say Keen has been consistently praised for its professional love and relationship psychics. Customers love the great selection of phone psychics and the wide range of options for connecting. In addition, Keen allows their customers to email their psychics with any questions, which is excellent for people who prefer not to live chat or have phone anxiety. ⇒ Visit the Official Website of Keen #5. Psychic Oz: Psychic Community With Reliable Fortune Teller & Astrologers Psychic Oz is a premium online psychic site that provides users with a host of online psychics with various specialties. Their website is neatly laid out and easy to use. Additionally, Psychic Oz allows its users to sign up for their site without having to link a credit card immediately. Doing so will enable you to explore the site and ensure it has what you want before making a financial commitment. On top of this, Psychic Oz is currently running a promotion where they give you $10 worth of credits free just for signing up. That's more than enough to find a psychic you might like and see if it's for you. Features Credit System Most online psychic sites use a charge-per-minute system, but Psychic Oz is different. Instead, they allow you to purchase credit bundles with which you can engage in video calls, group psychic reading sessions, text chat, and more. While it might take some getting used to if you are used to the traditional method, we find it convenient and straightforward. Educational Videos A significant feature that sets Psychic Oz psychics apart from the rest is the educational videos they provide in their bios. Some psychics will provide their clients with some helpful self-help tips. It allows their psychics to build a fanbase and become more content creators than just psychics. It also allows you to check out a psychic before committing credits to them. Some of these videos are free, while others require payment. Psychic Matcher With a genuinely monumental number of psychics on the Psychic Oz site, it can be challenging to find the right one for you. Fortunately,Psychic Oz has a useful tool to match customers with psychics. The tool asks you a few short questions about what you're looking for, and within seconds, the best psychics who match your answers will be recommended. Pros Well designed website Convenient credit system Sign up for free credits Free psychic self-help content Cons Difficult to find psychic ratings and reviews No satisfaction guarantee What Customers Say Psychic Oz is highly recommended for those looking for a fresh and new way to interact with psychics. The live stream service is enjoyable to watch and allows you to get to know a psychic before you pay anything. In addition, many customers praise that they can be a part of a community and that this can lead to some genuinely magical interactions. ⇒ Visit the Official Website of Psychic Oz Factors To Consider When Choosing Psychic Sites For Real Readings: Finding the right psychic for you can be both time-consuming and expensive. While the best psychic reading sites on this list make every effort to make this process easy for you, you can still take a few steps. As a result, we created a list of advice on what you should look out for when choosing an online psychic. Credibility and Rating When choosing an online psychic, the first thing you should look for is their rating. Unfortunately, many scammers and fakes give vague and open-ended tarot readings without ever forming a genuine connection. As a result, the best way to avoid these psychics is to go to the higher-rated psychics. High-rated psychics have earned that rating by providing customer satisfaction and in-depth psychic readings online. Therefore, we wouldn't recommend going past the first page of top psychics. Reviews Another great way to scope out a psychic is to read their customer reviews. Many online psychic sites do not let their psychics change or delete negative comments. As a result, you can read those comments knowing they haven't been influenced or altered by the psychic themselves. However, it is essential to take each statement with a pinch of salt as every reading can be different and is a subjective experience. Don't go into a reading expecting excellent results just because others did. However, sticking with those who have great reviews means it is more likely you will have a successful reading experience. Complimentary Minutes/Credits If you are new to online psych websites or looking to try a new type of reading, then finding a site that offers complimentary minutes is vital. Sites allow you to try out a psychic first before committing funds to create trust between the site and its users. It also shows they value your experience and are not in it to siphon money from you. It's also a great way to try new types of reading. For example, maybe you have always preferred tarot card readings, but you recently had a weird dream and would like some clarification. Receiving free minutes to try out a dream interpreter means you get to see if dream reading is for you or not without having to spend money first. Methods of Connecting Choosing a site that allows you to connect with a psychic in different ways is convenient and welcoming. Not everyone feels comfortable discussing their personal lives in real time via video chat. As a result, being able to message our psychic whenever we need it is comforting and convenient. Others seek community and connection, so joining live chat rooms or having face-to-face time is excellent. Having different communication choices is essential because it allows you to take full advantage of online psychic readings. For example, messaging your psychic about your dream on your commute to work while having face time with them in the evening makes online psychic readings different and wonderful. Online Psychics vs. Psychics Near Me: Both online and offline psychic readings have their advantages and disadvantages. First, you must understand what they are and which one suits you best. For starters, in-person psychic readings have the obvious advantage of being better at establishing a real connection with the psychic. In addition, when you visit a psychic in person, you get to experience the room's energy, see how they work close up and have a more intimate experience overall. However, in-person phone and chat readings also come with a lot of disadvantages. For example, you need to consider the cost of the reading and transport to see the psychic. In addition, if you have a horrible reading experience, there's no customer service team you can rely on to get you a refund or credit. Finally, if you have never been to this psychic before, you risk not being able to form a solid connection with them. This is where online psychic readings thrive. Online readings suit individuals who are always on the go but still want a convenient way to receive a reading. Online psychic sites provide more choices in the types of readings you can receive. In addition, you can change it up every week if you want. You also benefit from seeing previous customer reviews that help inform you if this psychic is right for you. Finally, you don't need to worry about transport costs or the risk of not forming a connection. If one psychic doesn't meet your expectations, you have a hundred more to try, and you are bound to find one that does what you need. Right now, online psychic sessions are far superior to in-person ones because of the sheer variety of ways to interact, the convenience they offer, and the excitement of being part of a greater psychic community. FAQs Regarding Tarot Reader & Cheap Psychics Online:Q1. Are online psychics authentic? Yes! Online psychics are the real deal. Many online psychic sites have rigorous tests and checks to ensure that the psychics on their sites are authentic. While a few frauds may slip through the cracks, it's generally a safe bet if you stick with top-rated psychics. Q2. What is an online psychic reading? Online psychic readings are generally facilitated using an online website where a psychic and customer connect online through various means. By using methods such as video chats, direct messaging, phone calls, or email, a psychic can connect with you and provide you with a reading from the comfort of your own home. Q3. Are online psychic readings free? Most online psychics charge their customers a set fee per minute. However, many online psychic reading sites will offer new customers free minutes on their first call. Other sites will have regular promotions. As a result, it is entirely possible to sign up with an online psychic site and take advantage of some free minutes or an entire first online psychic reading session. Q4. Is online psychic reading real? Yes! Many individuals who use online psychic readings report that the psychic was able to describe their situation down to the last detail and predict the event that happened to them the next day. However, each reading is different, and some receive readings that can change their lives, while for others, it is merely a fun exercise. Q5. Who is the best online psychic reader? Every psychic is different, and receiving a reading is subjective. As a result, it is difficult to say which online psychic reader is the best. However, all of the sites on this list provide professional and highly rated psychics that you can pick from. There is no best psychic, only the best online psychic for you. Q6. How do you conduct a successful online reading? There is a trick to make sure you get an accurate psychic reading without spending a large amount of money. The trick is to write down all your questions before you have the reading. Doing so ensures you don't waste time and money trying to convey exactly what it is you seek guidance for. Furthermore, asking your psychic precise and detailed questions means you are more likely to get clear answers. Fortunately, some top tarot reading websites will require you to submit two questions to the psychic before starting the psychic reading session. As a result, you won't have to waste time explaining your predicament, and your psychic online can start with the reading right away. Again, doing so saves you money and time. Concluding - Trusted Psychic Readings Services To Know How To Cast A Love Spell: Online psychic readings are an exciting and convenient way to peer into your future or find guidance on important decisions. You can have access to thousands of professional psychics right from the comfort of your own home. However, choosing the best sites can be challenging. As a result, we created this list and provided the best five online psychic reading sites for 2022. We went through countless sites and looked at hundreds of reviews, ratings, and experiences to determine the best sites. Once we narrowed down our list, we broke down each psychic reading site and listed their best features, pros and cons, and what their customers had to say. Then we provided a beginner's guide detailing what you need to look out for when using online psychics. Following this, we argued the pros and cons of traditional and online readings. Ultimately, we believe psychic readings by phone to be superior due to their ease of use and convenience. Finally, we answered some common questions about best online psychic readings. Contact Details Riya Tyagi riya@radrevenue.net

May 10, 2022 06:16 AM Central Daylight Time

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Kivvit Takes Home North America’s Most Prestigious PR Awards at PRovoke SABRE 2022

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Kivvit was awarded four of the most prestigious awards in North America at PRovoke’s SABRE 2022 gala last week in New York City, earning recognition from among 2,000+ entries reviewed by a jury of more than 50 industry leaders. The evening’s highest honor – Best in Show – went to Kivvit for its work on the State of New Jersey’s COVID-19 vaccine education campaign. The campaign beat out four other finalists for the Platinum award. A panel of 10 client-side judges who voted for the Best in Show winner. PRovoke Founder and chair of the SABRE judges Paul Holmes described the campaign as “everything our judges are looking for in a modern 21 st century public relations campaign. It was data-driven, with sharp insights and impressive creativity across multiple channels, and—most important—it resulted in real, measurable behavior change. It’s no exaggeration to say that this campaign saved lives.” Additionally, Kivvit partner Anheuser-Busch was named Company of the Year, an award recognizing an organization that has embraced public relations as a key management discipline and demonstrates that public relations has made a significant contribution over the course of the year to its overall performance. Holmes said the company’s data-driven reputation campaign showed “how much CSR and reputation management have changed because of the data and insights smart communicators can bring to the table.” Both Kivvit’s work with the New Jersey Department of Health and Anheuser-Busch also earned Diamond SABRE awards – the most elite category of recognition – for their respective achievement in research and planning as well as measurement and evaluation. The SABRE Awards attract more entries from around the world than any other PR awards program and recognize campaigns that demonstrate the highest levels of strategic planning, creativity, and business results. Kivvit is proud to be recognized in this capacity and stand alongside the best and brightest in the industry. About Kivvit Kivvit is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent strategic communications and public affairs firms in the United States, with over 130 professionals across six offices in Boston, Chicago, Miami, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. Kivvit has earned over 60 awards and recognitions in the past 5 years, including Public Affairs of the Year (Reed Awards), Digital Agency of the Year (PRovoke SABRE North America), Most Innovative Agency (Bulldog Stars of PR Awards), and a Best Agency to Work For (PRovoke). Kivvit also leads O'Dwyer's national rankings of independent communications firms across multiple categories, including #1 for Real Estate Finance & Development, #2 for Energy and Non-Profit, #4 for Purpose and Corporate Social Responsibility. To learn more and see what we do, visit www.Kivvit.com and follow us @TeamKivvit. Contact Details Zach Silber +1 212-929-0669 zsilber@kivvit.com Company Website https://www.kivvit.com/

May 09, 2022 09:46 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Marketers differ on the metrics that matter for live events, finds new research from Elevate

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As international pandemic-related restrictions ease and large-scale events like festivals, international football and rugby tournaments are set to take place, event marketers are eager to get restarted but they will need to justify their budgets. Global staffing partner for brand experiences Elevate commissioned a Censuswide survey of 500 brand decision-makers across the UK, USA, Austria, France and Germany, to understand the metrics that matter to marketers around event activations, and whether they currently have the same understanding of event effectiveness as other marketing activities. By encouraging event marketers to be more demanding in terms of measurable KPIs and evaluated ROI, Elevate hopes its findings will be a game-changer for reporting in the events sector. Most valuable KPI metrics The highest interest is in Net Promoter Score (NPS), Total Purchase Value (TPV) and Visitor Satisfaction Score - data points rarely collected at events. On a country basis, NPS is most valued by the UK as a KPI (29% versus overall 25%). A third (33%) of marketers across the UK favour brand preference score (versus competition) as the most important of KPIs. This is in comparison to other key metrics such as event footfall (20%) and visitor satisfaction score (21%). For larger companies with over 5000 employees, ROI, brand recall score and total purchase value are the most important to them at 50% respectively. Digging into sector-specific trends, retail brands care most for TPV at 47.3%, suggesting that generating immediate sales and optimising the value of these transactions is what is most important to retailers. Whereas for FMCG, it’s the brand preference score that matters the most, at 47% - as most people buy from FMCG brands they prefer, or already know about, so metrics relating to retention or persuading customers to switch are all important. The value of proving face to face interaction is particularly high for Brits in the tech sector - 67% of those in tech in the UK valued this metric most highly versus 30% in tech across regions. Important functionality choices Marketers are divided on how they want to see data. 25% of all respondents would like an easy-to-read on-screen dashboard. Another quarter would prefer benchmarking options in order to track data results against predicted values. Event marketers need to show how their activations work alongside other marketing activities, as well as the impact of the investment. All companies favoured social media monitoring post-event the least (13%). This may be due to the fact that, although post-event social media offers immense value, it only records sentiment, and this cannot be presented to a board of directors as a hard sales-related metric. Smaller companies favour UX functionalities, 75% of companies with less than 500 employees would like an easy-to-read on-screen dashboard, while larger companies prefer benchmarking options, pre, during and post-event data tracking abilities, the ability to produce high-quality reports for department heads, and customisation to add bespoke metrics important to the brand’s objectives (50% respectively). Ed Wood, CEO at Elevate, commented: “It’s clear that there is little industry alignment in terms of how events should and can be measured. Whilst allowing for every event working to different goals, it’s clear that there is room for greater understanding of what’s possible in event measurement across the board. “This is why it was important for us at Elevate to create Impact, a technology platform that enables events, both online and in-person, to be quantitatively measured through the power of live data, offering marketers access to new insights that are being captured for the first time. We have seen it work with clients such as the UK government, and we are now looking forward to a time where data collection at all levels of an event becomes more targeted and receives the investment and focus it merits.” Methodology The research was conducted by Censuswide, with 500 brand decision-makers from the Alcohol, Beauty, FMCG, Retail and Technology categories in UK, USA, Austria, Germany and France. Censuswide abide by and employ members of the Market Research Society which is based on the ESOMAR principles. About Elevate Elevate is an award-winning global event staffing agency that connects people with brands. We lead the industry by enriching brand-consumer relationships through positive human connections. In the highly competitive world of experiential staffing, Elevate stands head and shoulders above other agencies and are the only truly global events staffing agency with offices in London, Paris, Berlin, Austria and Los Angeles. We partner with clients from around the world to deliver lasting moments of engagements via marketing agencies such as Jack Morton, Havas, McCann, NCompass and Octagon and working with brands such as Facebook, Jägermeister, Oculus, Boots Walgreens Alliance and EA Games amongst others. Contact Details Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com Company Website https://weareelevate.global/

May 09, 2022 09:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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