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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from Texas, USA.

‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ by Loren Weisman slated for national release in August

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greenleaf Press announces the upcoming release of ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ by Loren Weisman. ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1-60832-578-8, 7×9 Paperback, 446 pages, $19.95) will be available nationwide on August 13, 2013 and will be published simultaneously in an eBook edition (ISBN: 978-1-60832-579-5, $7.99) and an audio book edition.

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Orange Leap Announces Partnership with give2gether to Expand Online Fundraising into Social

DALLAS, Texas, May 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap, developer of cloud-based fundraising and constituent relationship management (CRM) software, announced today their partnership with give2gether to enable online fundraising and peer-to-peer campaigns for non-profits using Orange Leap CRM software.

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For the 5th Year in a Row Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization

BALLINGER, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called ‘Helping Hand.’ One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2013.

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Author and Cancer Advocate Joy Cruse to speak at III Forks Golf Classic Dinner to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research

DALLAS, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted inspirational speaker and author Joy Cruse will speak at The III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. The dinner will be held on May 5 at III Forks Restaurant in Dallas. TeamConnor provides funding for research projects across the United States in an effort to find a cure for childhood cancers.

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Victory Packaging Feeds 33 Regions: Nation’s Largest Packaging Distributor Opens Its Doors for Massive Food Drive

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announces that from April 1-15, 2013, Victory Packaging is holding its First Annual Victory Cup Nationwide Food Drive. As the largest packaging material distributor in North America, Victory has offices in 24 states across the country. For two weeks, these offices will compete to see which can donate the largest amount of non-perishable food items to its local food bank.

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CPA Legislator Cuts Red Tape on Small Business in Texas

PLANO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE — The Texas Association of CPAs (TACPA), supports effort to reduce burdensome regulations in Texas. State Representative Phil Stephenson, CPA, recently filed two bills affecting CPAs and small businesses in Texas. The first bill, H.B. 1756, exempts from the state’s mandatory peer review program, CPAs who only prepare financial statements for small businesses.

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Calculate Royalties with QuickBooks Data – DashBook Software Extends Integration with Widely-Used Accounting System

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Softworks, LLC announced today the release of the latest enhancements to their popular DashBook Royalty Pro system, which now includes the ability to directly create royalty checks or bill payments within Intuit’s QuickBooks.

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Music Computing Releases World’s Most Powerful PC: CoreMC Creates New Enterprise-Class Personal Computer

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Computing, the makers of advanced computer-based music production stations and leading edge touchscreen products releases CoreMC (Gen3), the world’s most powerful personal computer designed for audio and video production. Based on the Windows(R) 8 (64-bit) operating system, CoreMC is capable of running any Windows compatible software for music production, HD video editing or even gaming.

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Dave Widmoyer Joins FirstClose as VP, Midwest Region Manager

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a recognized aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced that it recruited Dave Widmoyer to manage and grow its Midwest territory. The addition of Mr. Widmoyer establishes a regional footprint in the Midwest to offer its settlement services and technology solution to lenders headquartered in that region.

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Orange Leap Shine Brighter Series Features Mark Rhode Speaking On ‘Integrated Marketing for Nonprofits’

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap’s monthly Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits continues on Thursday, January 17, 2013, 2 p.m. EST, with ‘Integrated Marketing for Nonprofits’ presented by Mark Rhode, vice president at Russ Reid.

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Texas Mortgage Bankers Association Announces 2013 Southern Secondary Market Conference

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) today announced that its annual Southern Secondary Market Conference – dubbed ‘Connections Focused on Your Future’ – will be held at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Houston, Texas on February 12-14, 2013.

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Pin It To Win It – Verragio Engagement Ring Giveaway with Whiteflash

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting Friday December 7, 2012 one of Sugar Land Texas’ most iconic brands, Whiteflash wants to give you a holiday twinkle treat! Blingle all the way! Pin your fantasy ‘Holiday Wedding’ and diamond jewelry from Whiteflash for a chance to win $2,500 Verragio Engagement Ring set with a 1 carat blue sapphire from Whiteflash.com.

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Brian Gavin Diamonds Introduces the Coronet Solitaire Line of Fine Diamond Jewelry

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Widely respected Houston jeweler/diamond cutter Brian Gavin and his company, Brian Gavin Diamonds, have announced the addition of a unique line of masterfully crafted diamond jewelry: The Coronet Solitaire Collection. The collection, which brings the classic look of the ever-popular solitaire diamond to today’s sophisticated, fashion-forward woman, is designed to make this timeless diamond style eminently attainable by women everywhere.

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Orange Leap Shine Brighter Series Features Dawn Westerberg Speaking On ‘Twitter for Nonprofits’

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap’s monthly Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits continues on Thursday, December 6, 2012, 2 p.m. EST, with ‘Twitter for Nonprofits’ presented by Dawn Westerberg, president of marketing consulting firm Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC.

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Soft Trac Joins Orange Leap Reseller Channel

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) announced today that nonprofit technology and solution specialist, Soft Trac has been authorized to sell Orange Leap, a cloud-based constituent relationship management (CRM) solution. Soft Trac serves nonprofits in the Northeast and is based in Falmouth, Maine.

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FirstClose Designated to Inc. 5000’s Annual List of Fastest-Growing Companies

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a leading aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced that it has been named to Inc. 5000’s 2012 fastest-growing private companies list. FirstClose ranks 2,876 with an industry rank in the real estate category of 47 and notable three-year sales growth of 79 percent.

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Victoria Texas Mom and Make-Up Artist Takes Success to Online Web Portal: Beauty and Fashion by Christina

VICTORIA, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Makeup Artist Christina Sanchez has been passionate about makeup and skin care for quite some time. She is a family woman and a mother, who is a professional makeup artist with a small retail store in Victoria. Christina has a customer oriented approach that has won her success in her terrestrial ventures. She has now taken that success to a new online store located at Christina-Fashion.com.

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Orange Leap Shine Brighter Series for Nonprofits features ‘Tap Into New Donations with Non-cash and Online Giving’

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) is sponsoring ‘Tap Into New Donations with Non-cash and Online Giving,’ presented by Kevin Myers of iDonate and part of Orange Leap’s Shine Brighter Series webcasts for nonprofit organizations.

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Dawn Westerberg Consulting Receives Duct Tape Marketing Certified Consultant Designation

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC was recognized as a Certified Consultant at the annual Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network conference, Gathering 2012. The designation was based on marketing achievements and participation in the Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network in 2012. Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC, was also named […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Title Insurance: Borrowers Are Often Overpaying

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose Title announced that its CEO, Cynthia Waterman, will be available at the 99th MBA Annual Convention and Exposition at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, Illinois October 21-24 to discuss title insurance issues in the mortgage banking industry and how they can be remedied. She is available by appointment at the show or via phone interviews after the show.

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Orange Leap Launches Shine Brighter Series of Webcasts for Nonprofits

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) has launched a new monthly series of webcasts for nonprofit organizations called the Shine Brighter Series. The first webcast is ‘5 Ways Nonprofits Can Get More Likes on Their Facebook Page’ presented by Randy Vaughn of Fort Worth-based Marketing Twins.

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Blings Indiegogo Crowd-Funding Project Lights Up iPhone and Android Interactive Sneakers

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blings, Inc. releases details for its crowd-funding project on Indiegogo.com for intelligent lighted shoes. Blings(TM) are the world’s first illuminated shoes that will interact with an iPhone or Android device. The idea was to bring together the elements of style, functionality and technology into a coherent product that can be worn anywhere, which will stand out in a crowd.

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Softway Solutions Design Team Places Second for American Design Awards

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston-based strategic digital solutions firm Softway Solutions announced today that it won second place for logo design in the American Design Awards (ADA). An internationally-recognized independent awards program, the ADA recognizes designers from around the world who produce innovative and creative design pieces.

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Crane and Rigging Specialists Team with Union Iron Workers on Big Lifts for Gulf Coast Refineries and Plants

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Along the Gulf Coast signs of an energy boom seem evident – from the recent $3 billion addition to Valero’s Port Arthur refinery to the massive $7 billion Motiva expansion still underway; more new construction, upgrades and heavy maintenance is on the books as oil and energy giants along the Gulf crescent are beefing up their plants and contemplating new ones to meet the future, according to Iron Workers District Council of Texas and the Mid-South States.

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FirstClose Taps Doug Beaty as Executive Vice President of National Sales

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a recognized aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced it hired industry veteran Doug Beaty as executive vice president of national sales. In this role, he is responsible for providing leadership to execute on the company’s goal of expanding its business and marketing its product line.

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Softway Solutions Experiencing Record Growth, Now a Houston Fast 100 Company

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston based technology firm, Softway Solutions (softwaysolutions.com), is ranked number 40 on Houston Business Journal’s Houston Fast 100 list. The Houston Fast 100 is ranked by two-year growth and a minimum of $1 million in revenue. All of the companies on the list are headquartered within the Houston metropolitan area and have been doing business for at least five years.

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