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Wrights Media: Promotional items such as traditional hardcopy article reprints, electronic reprints (Eprints), wide format posters, or corporate office plaques can be customized to your specification and targeted to your marketing audience.

Polar Mobile: The Polar Mobile platform provides a fast & easy solution for top-tier B2C and B2B publishers to launch mobile Apps across every smartphone.

IMS/The Auditor: IMS has acquired the exclusive rights to market the i-nigma 3GVision 2D QR barcode solutions to the magazine publishing community in North America. This will allow IMS to offer end-to-end mobile barcode solutions to its publishing, media and advertising clients.

EBSCO Publishing and Mergent, Inc. : Metadata from Mergent, Inc.'s annual reports database will be added to base index of EBSCO Discovery Service. EDS is a continually updated resource including 300,000 annual reports from companies that are publically traded around the world—will further enhance the quality of metadata available to EDS users.

IMS/The Auditor: New products from IMS will help your sales reps sell more pages of advertising: Adspyders, Mobile -, eAlerts, and new graphical interface for eBasket.

Texterity, Wonderfactory Partner to Enable Affordable Cross-Platform Publishing for Magazines

Texterity, the digital and mobile publishing leader, and The Wonderfactory, the innovative experience design shop focused on media companies, have teamed up to help magazine publishers deliver content across all tablet and smart phone operating systems as well as the Web.

MagazineRadar introduces Perfect Pitch,
a new one-stop resource for pitching any advertiser.

EBSCO Discovery Service Offers U.S. Government Printing Office Content:
Metadata from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) will soon be searchable through EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing. EDS customers will be able to search for federal records from the Government Printing Office’s Catalog of U.S. Government Publications.

Innodata Online ePublishing Services for Apple’s iBookstore: Innodata Isogen announced the launch of a wide array of custom-designed eBook production services created specifically for publishers and authors making their work available through Apple's iBookstore. Innodata's services will be made available to content providers via an online platform as they sign up with Apple to distribute content on the iBookstore. iBookstore is accessible through the free iBooks app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

E Ink Colored ePaper: For image­â€rich information applications showing charts, graphs, maps, photos, comics and advertising, new color displays made with Triton Imaging Film are designed to enable low power and high mobility devices with a paper­â€like experience, readable in direct sunlight.

Webtrends Integration With AppExchange 2: Webtrends launched integration on Salesforce's AppExchange 2, a marketplace for business apps. Organizations can now integrate customer Web history into the Salesforce CRM.

AudienceScience AudienceScience Connect:
AudienceScience, a global online advertising technology company driving digital marketing success, announced the U.S. launch of AudienceScience Connect, a media transaction platform (MTP) enabling the end-to-end simplification of online media buying and selling. Powered by the leading data management and audience targeting platform, The Audience Gateway, AudienceScience Connect pairs premium publishers who wish to optimize yield and maintain content quality with top-tier advertisers and agencies seeking to associate their brand with select publishers.

MagazineRadar Newspaper Tracking Service:
 MagazineRadar has announced a newspaper tracking service to allow customers to obtain competitive information for newspapers as well as magazines.

Acxiom AbiliTec Digital:
 Acxiom Corporation announced AbiliTec Digital, a customer identification program, which incorporates new digital identifiers for Acxiom customers like email and mobile addresses.

Compendium Social Network Integration:
Compendium, a provider of social content publishing software, announced the release of its most recent social media integration with LinkedIn, which joins other networks, Facebook and Twitter. The integration allows marketers to easily solicit, create and share social content to these networks.

Webtrends and Research In Motion Partner on Free BlackBerry App Monitoring: Research In Motion and Webtrends are working together to deliver free enterprise-class analytics to the BlackBerry developer community. Using the Webtrends SDK, BlackBerry developers can integrate tracking into their applications to capture events deemed relevant. Developers can track application use, frequency of use, loyalty of users, screens accessed and features used.

J.D. Power and Associates PowerPanel: J.D. Power and Associates has announced plans to establish the J.D. PowerPanel in Q4 2010 that's designed to enhance the company’s existing survey-based customer satisfaction and product quality research by expanding the demographic and geographic range of its online survey respondents. Consumers will be invited to join the panel through outreach from popular Web sites and portals.

EyeWonder Enters Mobile Ad Market: EyeWonder has launched a mobile ad offering, which includes all MMA-recommended rich media, video and standard ad formats for select smartphones across U.S. carriers (AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular) and full support for HTML5-based ads for iPhone and iPad.

Bamboo Cricket Hosting Feature: Bamboo Cricket's hosting platform now has the ability to sort inbound emails that are a result of bounces after an email campaign is deployed, or “contact us” emails. The new feature's purpose is to identify valuable emails that can benefit a company's bottom line.

Mochila Expands Distribution: This syndication platform pairs content with advertisers in contextual, fully customizable units. Mochila offers a number of distribution options: geo-targeting, audience targeting/retargeting, behavioral targeting, content retargeting and contextual/conceptual targeting.

ePublisher Upgrades Email Solution: The upgrade includes the ability to funnel content housed in multiple CMS systems directly to the ePublisher content library. Customers can utilize a Web service direct connect application or connect via multiple feeds through RSS technology already built into CMS systems.

The Magazine Manager — Mirabel's Digital Studio and QuickBooks Web Connector:
Mirabel's Digital Studio includes online file management, pagination, digital edition creation and an iPad delivery system—all integrated with The Magazine Manager’s production workflow. On the accounting side, the QuickBooks Web Connector now enables clients who use QuickBooks but still want to invoice from The Magazine Manager to sync their invoice detail back to QuickBooks for accounting purposes.

Real Magnet AMS Email Solution for Personify Customers: This fully embedded single sign-on solution for organizations using Personify lets users upload targeted lists from Personify directly into Real Magnet. Users can also send individual members a trackable, one-off email or fax or view a member’s full Real Magnet history from their Personify record.

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