LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign Adds New TIFF Conversion Options

Zevrix Solutions announces LinkOptimizer 5.0.18, a feature update to company’s workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer allows to reduce the size of InDesign links and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data. The software also performs image adjustments, converts formats and helps repurpose files for web and mobile devices. The new version lets users preserve image multiresolution information and save transparency when converting InDesign links to TIFF.

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces LinkOptimizer 5.0.18, a feature update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Awarded 4 out of 5 stars by Computer Arts magazine, LinkOptimizer automates complex image manipulation tasks helping users reduce the size of InDesign links, save processing time, and repurpose InDesign documents for web and mobile devices.

The new version gives users access to two additional Photoshop TIFF conversion options directly from LinkOptimizer. The option to save image pyramid allows to preserve multiresolution information of the source InDesign link, while the save transparency setting preserves transparency as an additional alpha channel when the file is opened in another application.

“This is the best extension I ever purchased for any design app,” says Wayne Guy of Edge Graphics in Van Nuys, California. “It saves hours of time, tediously replacing linked images, resizing, batch processing. Worth every penny… It’s a must have tool for a designer who works with image rich InDesign files such as catalogs or magazines.”

LinkOptimizer works automatically with Photoshop to eliminate the excess image data of InDesign links, perform essential image adjustments and convert image formats. For example, with just a click of a button users can:

-scale and crop images to match their dimensions in InDesign,
-change resolution to 300 dpi,
convert RGB images to CMYK with specific ICC profile,
-resave JPEG images as PSD,
run a Photoshop Action on each image.

As a result, users can save gigabytes of disk space, accelerate document output, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.

Pricing and Availability:
LinkOptimizer can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$259.95 (Light version: $179.95) as well as from Adobe Exchange and authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. The update is free for LinkOptimizer 5.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.7-10.12 and Adobe InDesign / Photoshop CS5-CC 2017.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics, as well as Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions is dedicated to helping professionals increase their profits through automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com

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Light Space & Time Adopts New Domain Name to .ART

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (LST) is very excited to announce that they have adopted and changed their domain extension to .ART.

Jupiter, FL, USA — Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (LST) is very excited to announce that they have adopted and changed their domain extension to .ART. Their website URL has been changed and it is now http://www.lightspacetime.art.

John R. Math, Gallery Director explains the reason for this extension change, “The .ART extension has been a long time coming for the art community and it is finally here to be used by art organizations, art museums, artists and art galleries.”

Math continues, “The .ART extension helps to immediately identify http://www.lightspacetime.art as a member of the art world and it positions the LST gallery as player in the international arts community.”

The vision of the .ART extension is to responsibly advance the art world through technology and creativity. The mission of the .ART extension is to create a global community; to build new territory on the internet that is dedicated to world of arts and culture.

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery would like to inform their followers to change their web browser bookmarks from the old .com extension to the new http://www.lightspacetime.art address.

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly art competitions and monthly art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. It is Light Space & Time’s intention to showcase this incredible talent in a series of monthly themed art competitions and art exhibitions by marketing and displaying the exceptional abilities of these worldwide artists. The art gallery website can be viewed here: http://www.lightspacetime.art.

Media Contact:
John R. Math
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
118 Poinciana Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
888-490-3530
info@lightspacetime.art
http://www.lightspacetime.art

Fitting The Description Statement on Call For Formal Investigation of West Hollywood Sheriff Department by Entertainer Wyclef Jean

All of us must be willing to take our stories forward for there to ever be justice.

West Hollywood, CA, USA — Fitting The Description founder and executive director Charles Belk issued the following statement about the detainment and handcuffing of entertainer Wyclef Jean because he was “fitting the description” and his call for a formal investigation into the matter by the West Hollywood Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department.

“It’s inspiring to hear that Wyclef Jean is calling for a formal investigation. More attention needs to continuously be brought to those incidents like Wyclef’s, because it gives society a chance to possibly disclose the underlying cause. We seem to focus on only those incidents where an apparently innocent Black man ends up dead, and at that point, while you may or may not have some video, you indeed only have one side of the story, because, unfortunately, the other side can’t be told. I was fortunate to be able to tell my side of the story, and to see someone with the celebrity status of Wyclef be willing to take his story forward in search of the truth is what we always should do. All of us, need to take our stories forward. Don’t think that just because you’re not a famous entertainer or a “Hollywood Producer”, that people won’t listen. They WILL listen. Social media is definitely listening, and it has millions of ears! We have to all be willing to get M.A.D., and Make A Difference. I strongly encourage the new commander of the West Hollywood Station, Captain Sergio A. Aloma, and West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister to honor Mr. Jean’s request and launch an investigation immediately.”

On August 22, 2014, Charles Belk was mistakenly identified as an armed bank robber because he fit the description of a tall, bald, Black male. Although Belk was held on the curb in handcuffs for 45 minutes, and then arrested and held under a $100,000 bail for 6 hours, he was later released as innocent. Since his arrest, Charles Belk, a long-time West Hollywood-adjacent resident, launched a nationwide effort, #AutoErase, through the non-profit Fitting The Description, to educate and inform those about the perils of wrongful arrest records, and engage legislation to alleviate the burden and costs incurred by the innocent to remove those arrest records. The legislation has been signed into law in four states and is now current legislation in 14 states.

About Fitting The Description
Fitting The Description, a 501.c.3, tax exempt, non-profit organization, was established to help build awareness of wrongful detentions and arrests that occur each day because an individual “fit the description.” The organization helps educate and inform others about the perils of wrongful arrests records, and advocates for alleviating the burden and costs incurred by the innocent to remove those arrest records.

Media Contact:
Mark Williams
Fitting The Description Inc.
PO Box 93181
Los Angeles, CA 90093
213-632-6390
mwilliams@fittingthedescription.org
http://www.fittingthedescription.org

Call for Entries – Solo Art Series 6 – “An Opportunity to Shine”

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their sixth “Solo Art Series” Online Art Competition.

Jupiter, FL, USA — Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their sixth “Solo Art Series” Online Art Competition. The gallery will judge the Top 12 artists who have a complete “Body of Work” to show. From that group of 12 artists the gallery will award of 4 monthly Solo Art Exhibitions and the next 8 artists will be awarded and featured in the gallery’s Artist Showcase Section.

The gallery invites online submission of all 2D and 3D art (including photography) from artists around the world for possible selection for one the Gallery’s monthly solo art exhibitions. This competition will result in a series of 4 one month solo art exhibitions beginning on May 15, 2017 and continuing through September 14, 2017. The gallery encourages artists regardless of where they reside to submit their best representational and non-representational art to this competition. There is No Theme for this “Solo Art Series” Art Competition.

The top 4 entries will be featured online at the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery during the month of May, June, July and August 2017 and the next 8 juried entries will be featured in the gallery’s Artist Showcase Section. The deadline to apply to this “Solo Art Series” is May 5, 2017.

The LST Gallery website averages 70,000+ visitors a month with more than 225,000+ page views. Out of those visitors, 80% are new visitors to the website. Being juried into the Solo Art Exhibition Series should result in an increase in visitor traffic to the artist’s website. The gallery will also promote and show the 4 winning artist artworks on the Light Space & Time Artsy.net page. Artsy.net averages 2 million visitors a month and 46% of Artsy users who have purchased art via Artsy started out as art enthusiasts rather than preexisting collectors.

In addition to the above, winning artists being accepted into the “Solo” Art Series will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of email marketing, 1,000+ press release announcements and wide-spread social media marketing and promotion in order to make the art world aware of the artist’s solo art exhibition. There will also be a video of the winning artist’s artworks on the Light Space & Time YouTube Channel.

There will also be links back to the artist’s website as part of this achievement package. Winning solo artists shall also receive a digital Award Certificate, Event Postcard and Press Release for their art portfolio. For further information: http://www.lightspacetime.com/solo-series/current-solo-competition.

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly art competitions and monthly art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. It is Light Space & Time’s intention to showcase this incredible talent in a series of monthly themed art competitions and art exhibitions by marketing and displaying the exceptional abilities of these worldwide artists. The art gallery website can be viewed here: http://www.lightspacetime.art.

Media Contact:
John R. Math
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
118 Poinciana Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
888-490-3530
info@lightspacetime.com
http://www.lightspacetime.com

Nor-Pak Services Inc. Announced the Grand Opening of an Online Store

Nor-Pak Services Inc. Announced today the grand opening of an online store Pilot Mountain Apparel.

Pilot Mountain, NC, USA — Nor-Pak Services Inc. (http://www.Nor-Pak.com) Announced today the grand opening of an online store Pilot Mountain Apparel (http://www.pilotmountainapparel.com).

Pilot Mountain Apparel – Nor-Pak Services Inc. announced a new and unique shopping experience enabling the customer online shopping of hiking, biking, climbing, fishing apparel.

“Pilot Mountain Apparel” is putting a new twist on outdoor wear, designs are being produced exclusively for enthusiasts of the outdoors. The screen printed and embroidered products are distributed and embellished for Pilot Mountain Apparel under the parent company Nor-Pak Services Inc.

Many customers have already benefited from the unique shopping experience, recently Nor-Pak committed to deploying Pilot Mountain Apparel’s website to all desktop computers in their worldwide network. Pilot Mountain Apparel can enable customers to shop effortlessly through their Look, Shop, and Buy Concept.

Pilot Mountain Apparel is an update driven by the growing need for E-commerce and a part of Nor-Pak Services Inc.’s commitment to deliver the latest and greatest products for the outdoor activist in one convenient website. Products will be available for immediate shopping at Pilot Mountain Apparel.

Nor-Pak Services Innovative, Customer Driven—Your Print to Pack Company.
Founded in 1990, Nor-Pak Services Inc. is a worldwide leader in Screen Printing, Embroidery, Packaging. Nor-Pak offers a wide range of products and services designed to help customers promote their brand.

Nor-Pak Services Inc. and Pilot Mountain Apparel are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Nor-Pak Services Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Erick
Nor-Pak Services
336.368.3494

For more information on Pilot Mountain Apparel: sales @ pilot mountain apparel

Media Contact:
David Korus
Nor-Pak Services Inc.
336-368-3494
salesadmin@nor-pak.com
http://www.nor-pak.com

7th Annual “Landscapes” Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 7th Annual “Landscapes” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of April 2017.

Jupiter, FL, USA — Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 7th Annual “Landscapes” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of April 2017. The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s May 2017 online group art exhibition.

Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. The Landscape theme will be the artist’s interpretation and depiction of the natural world, outdoor scenery, geographical environments’, scenic vistas and related landscape subjects. We will accept art on this subject that is either representational or abstract. The deadline to apply to this art competition is April 26, 2017.

Winners of the “Landscapes” Online Art Exhibition will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of Artsy.net (http://www.artsy.net) artist exposure (only artists who are with an Artsy.net gallery can have their art shown), email marketing, 1000+ press release announcements, event announcement posts and social media marketing. Our goal is to make the art world aware of the exhibition and in particular, the winning artists’ accomplishments. Links back to each artist’s website is included as part of this award package.

Artists will also receive a digital Award Certificate, Event Postcard, Press Releases and “Leveraging Your Success” marketing materials if they place in this exhibition.

Interested artists should provide their best “Landscapes” art now or before the deadline. For further information: http://www.lightspacetime.com/7th-annual-2017-Landscapes-online-art-competition.

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly art competitions and monthly art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. It is Light Space & Time’s intention to showcase this incredible talent in a series of monthly themed art competitions and art exhibitions by marketing and displaying the exceptional abilities of these worldwide artists. The art gallery website can be viewed here: http://www.lightspacetime.com.

Media Contact:
John R. Math
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
118 Poinciana Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
888-490-3530
info@lightspacetime.com
http://www.lightspacetime.com

First Edition Design Publishing Releases New Book, “Love and the Wheels of Redemption” by Ben Korgen

Love and the Wheels of Redemption, by Ben Korgen, is the third part of the Sorghum Series and a continuation of the quirky love life of Rudy Tripp.

Providence, RI, USA — Ben Korgen’s Love and the Wheels of Redemption is more of Rudy Tripp’s ill-fated love life and coaching career at everybody’s favorite made up college, Umptiscratch U.

A conspiracy is afoot, and the unsuspecting Rudy is heading straight for it. With his much anticipated wedding to beautiful captain of the cheerleader squad Kara Dowd nearing its fruitful completion Rudy may finally be catching a break in love’s unpredictable game.

But something seems amiss when Kara pretends to fall asleep during the much anticipated nuptials. Will Rudy finally get his just deserts? Why was Don spending entirely too much time with Kara at that party? Will Don’s longtime girlfriend Connie come to the rescue of them all???

The answer to these questions may just blow your socks off!

Author Ben Korgen has had a highly varied career. He served in the US Navy, earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Minnesota Duluth, earned a master’s degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, then coached high school football, earned a PhD in Oceanography at Oregon State University and had a long and rewarding career in Oceanography at the US Naval Oceanographic Office, the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and Tulane University in New Orleans.

Genre – wedding, seduction, scandal, bonding, hatred, love, retreat, redemption

The ebook version of Love and the Wheels of Redemption ISBN 9781506902777, published by First Edition Design Publishing (http://www.firsteditiondesignpublishing.com), is available on-line wherever ebooks are sold.

Media Contact:
Ben Korgen
+1(941)921-2607
korgen2@cox.net