Tuesday, April 25, 2006

TotalVid. com Partners with Whyte House Productions/Globe International

TotalVid. com Partners with Whyte House Productions/Globe International

TotalVid has announced the partnership with Whyte House Productions/Globe International, which will distribute six of its titles as downloads and DVDs on www. TotalVid. com.

Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) December 9, 2004

TotalVid has announced the partnership with Whyte House Productions/Globe International, which will distribute six of its titles as downloads and DVDs on www. TotalVid. com.

Riding the coattails of the recent DVD release of Almost: Round 3, TotalVid is debuting all three video download versions of the Rodney Mullen vs. Daewon Song video series. Other videos from Whyte House/Globe that are available on TotalVid include: Somewhere Anywhere Everywhere (GlobeÂ’s first surf movie, released earlier this year), Globe World Cup Skateboarding 2003 and 2004, Darkstar Battalion and Opinion.

“We listened to our customers, who told us they wanted the best skate and surf videos available. The debut of these downloads on our site is one way we have kept up with this demand,” said Mary Ray, Vice President of Marketing at TotalVid.

In fact, TotalVid has conducted two customer surveys in the past six months to their customer base, which enabled TotalVid to quantify what types of videos will keep its skaters and surfers coming back to the video download site.

“Working with Whyte House/Globe International has been great because they get it. Part of our content strategy is finding new partners who understand the importance of staying on the cutting edge of distribution,” said Chris Smythe, TotalVid’s Vice President of Content.

"Almost Round 3 is the next wave in skate films and that fits perfectly with TotalVidÂ’s next generation delivery of greater skate entertainment" said Brett Hardy, Whyte HouseÂ’s Executive Vice President for Distribution.

TotalVid currently features over 150 producers and filmmakers of action sports, travel, motosports, outdoors, and anime content.

For additional information, contact: press@totalvid. com

TotalVid offers consumers the worldÂ’s largest video download libraries for anime, actions sports, motorsports, outdoors, and travel content. In addition to video downloads, TotalVid sells DVD and VHS formats of the titles it distributes.

About TotalVid, Inc.

Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, TotalVid is a subsidiary of Landmark Communications, Inc., a private media company with interests in publishing, broadcasting, cable television, and the Internet. TotalVidÂ’s partners include Microsoft Windows Media (MSFT), ThePlatform and Akimbo Systems. For more information, visit the companyÂ’s Web site at www. totalvid. com or email Mary Ray at press@totalvid. com.

About Whyte House Productions/Globe International

Launched in 1998, Whyte House Productions established itself as an independent feature film producer. Whyte House is also the exclusive supplier of television, video & multimedia services to one of the world's premiere youth culture companies - Globe International. Formed in 1985, Globe International is entrenched in the worldwide manufacturing, distribution and marketing of alternative fashion footwear, clothing and action sports hardware. Globe International sustains a raft of world-renowned proprietary brands including Mooks, Globe Shoes & World Industries, in addition to major youth culture events like the Globe World Cup Skateboarding.

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To Spa or Not to Spa

To Spa or Not to Spa

New Hawaii retreat bridges a gap between his and her vacation dreams combining the great outdoors with the comforts and luxuries of a spa.

Kauai, HI (PRWEB) November 1, 2005

New Hawaii retreat bridges a gap between his and her vacation dreams combining the great outdoors with the comforts and luxuries of a spa.

He likes rugged outdoors, she prefers a luxurious spa.

There are vacation options today that bridge the gap of completely opposite holiday dreams. Organic style villas of "O Luina", outfitted with all the amenities, fine art and antiques, are designed for those who want to experience the great outdoors in style and comfort

A trend toward "soft adventure" travel, allows the great open-air experience combined with the luxuries of the most upscale accommodations. Rather than sleeping on hard ground following a day of kayaking beautifully rugged Na Pali coast, why not soak in an enormous crushed stone tub for two, with a view of Kauai's South shore, followed by side-by side massage in the privacy of the beautiful villa? Your adventure seamlessly becomes into a complete spa experience. A chef might stop by and prepare a gourmet feast you can indulge in right there on your lanai, in your bathrobe. No other tourists, eager spa goers, no screaming children.

Great Outdoors for Him:

Up country Kauai is a place of tranquility and extraordinary natural elegance possessed of spectacular mountain and ocean views. Abundant flora and fauna, rare native plants, birds, and butterflies. Rainbows are magnificent, mornings laced with birdsong while only the notes of cricket fill the starry nights.

While greeting the morning in an outdoor hot-rain shower, high above the green hills and the azure shades of the Pacific, a pueo (native Hawaiian owl ) might glide by. Even a shy blue dragonfly might make an appearance.

Great Outdoors -- Her Way:

The best part is: here, natural wonders come along with a private, full spa service, a chef, a concierge... A short, scenic drive and a world away from the hustle and bustle of the resorts and hotels is the small town of Kalaheo where quaint, country restaurants abound. Further down the road are the resort towns of Koloa and Poipu, offering spectacular beaches, fine dining, activities and shopping.

She can live with that.

For more information about Ka Hale O Luina, visit the website http://www. oluina. com (http://www. oluina. com).

Note to Editors: High-resolution images are available upon request.

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Affiliates Drive Innovation on the Web

Affiliates Drive Innovation on the Web

Retailer Sierra Trading Post honored four top affiliates by naming them winners in a value-add contest titled the “Spring Bling.

Cheyenne, WY (PRWEB) July 14, 2005

Retailer Sierra Trading Post honored four top affiliates by naming them winners in a value-add contest titled the “Spring Bling.” Contest participants were challenged to find ways to add value to the web, while at the same time proving themselves as effective marketing partners of Sierra Trading Post. On a web of over 8 billion pages, standing out is not an easy task – these affiliates have done it through innovation, while at the same time proving their marketing efficacy with large order volumes and new customer rates greater than 50%.

FabulousSavings. com offers the consumer a way to save money on all their favorite products and brand names. The consumer can choose from e-commerce merchants they know and trust or from many they may not be familiar with. “We are proud to offer many exclusive coupons that are not available through other coupon web sites. Our service is 100% free, easy and private. We do not require registration or passwords. The savings are instantly applied to purchases for extreme convenience,” says Michael Yack of FabulousSavings. com. FabulousSavings. com also innovates on the design/usability side of marketing to provide consumers with more product information and compelling designs than any other site on the web.

Wildera. com is a special type of outdoor activity and adventure travel network. Membership is free and includes a digital photography album and adventure blog. “Share your experiences with new and existing friends as you take part in an online community – Wildera allows you to create your own blog, list your favorite outdoor gear and equipment, share product reviews, and much more” says Scott Aikin, creator of Wildera. Wildera also features a fully functional price comparison guide for outdoor gear and clothing. It allows you to find the lowest prices on all your gear and read customer reviews to ensure that you’re buying quality product. If the price is too high, consumers can request a price alert which will send them an email when the price falls. Wildera also has a gear wishlist that consumers can share with friends to let them know what they’re interested in.

Momsview. com saves consumers money by offering printable and online coupons ranging from 5% to 60% off. Many coupon sites offer online coupons, but over 250,000 subscribers to the Momsview. com newsletter have found extra value in the coupons and free samples that Momsview offers. The site links consumers to more than 1,001 free promotional giveaways, sweepstakes, contests, and coupon offers, and publishes 30 new hand picked freebie links twice a week to their newsletter audience.

Sierratrading. hp. infoseek. co. jp/index. htm added an incredible amount of value for Japanese customers shopping at Sierra Trading Post. This website surveys Japanese visitors and creates FAQs in Japanese that help visitors through the purchase process on SierraTradingPost. com. “A lot of Japanese use my site because STP is a wonderful shop with great customer service - not only in the U. S., but also in other countries,” says M. Saito, website owner. This affiliate has successfully added an international merchandising and informational sales portal to the Sierra Trading Post customer market.

“SierraTradingPost. com is one of the top e-commerce retail sites on the web, and we attribute much of its success to our affiliates,” says Andy Newlin, Online Marketing Manager at Sierra Trading Post. “We constantly search for ways that we can help our affiliates become the most effective web marketers in the world, and will continue to build these mutually-beneficial relationships.”

Sierra Trading Post purchases overstock items and closeouts from over 1000 name brand vendors and passes savings of 35-70% on to its customers. Headquartered in Cheyenne, the company operates three retail stores, an online store (www. SierraTradingPost. com) and eight mail order catalog titles with an annual circulation of more than 58 million.

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