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Squishable has been Nominated for Best Use of Social Media and Most Unique Marketing Promotion at The Blades Ecommerce Awards and Annual Miva Merchant Conference


San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 07, 2013

Squishable.com has been named as one of five finalists in the running for The Blades title of Best Use of Social Media for its absolute domination of Facebook. With over 750,000 likes and upwards of 35,000 people actively talking about Squishables page, they clearly have mastered the use of this social media outlet. Additionally, Squishable has been nominated for the category of Most Unique Marketing Promotion for Project Open Squish. This promotion is a great way for Squishable to engage their customers and to give them an opportunity to vote on their next product release.

Like every other company, Squishable has bosses, corporate strategy meetings, and all that important-sounding stuff. However, we arent every other company, commented Charles Donefer, Managing Squisher. For the big things, like what color our giant stuffed cupcake should be, we turn to our fans to vote for what they want. Letting fans design new products is a natural outgrowth of how we do business.

The inaugural Blades Ecommerce Awards will be held in conjunction with MivaCon 2013, Miva Merchants 13th annual conference. This years conference and awards dinner will take place in San Diego, CA on March 6 8 at The Hyatt Regency, La Jolla.

Squishable will be recognized at The Blades Awards, along with other Miva Merchant stores that have achieved excellence in ecommerce. The categories for nominations include Best Use of Social Media, Best New Feature, Best Design, Most Unique Marketing Promotion, and Best New Website of 2012.

We have been astounded with the quality and quantity of entries to The Blades, Ecommerce awards. All of this years nominations have demonstrated something outstanding and extraordinary with their Miva Merchant stores, said Rick Wilson, President and COO of Miva Merchant. We want to celebrate the great achievements that have already taken place and showcase the stores that we know will continue to have great success in this coming year.

PayPal and Miva Merchant will be sponsoring The Blades Awards event, which will take place on the evening of March 7th, 2013. Those interested in learning more about attending MivaCon 2013 and The Blades Awards, can do so by visiting the conference page on Miva Merchants website.

About Squishable:

Based in New York City, Squishables mission is to make giant, round, fuzzy stuffed animals for all to enjoy. Inspired by web comic culture, anime, and science fiction, these one-of-a-kind plush toys are for kids and adults alike. For more information about Squishable, please visit http://www.squishable.com/.

About Miva Merchant:

Miva Merchant, located in San Diego, CA is a leading e-commerce solution consisting of PA-DSS validated shopping cart software, PCI compliant ecommerce hosting, credit card processing services and custom website design and development for businesses looking to sell online. Miva Merchant shopping cart software has been used by over 300,000 online merchants. For more information about Miva Merchant, please visit http://www.mivamerchant.com.







AuthorStand.com Awards $1,000 Prize in First Annual Novel Contest; Good Morning, Magpie Wins Editors Choice

(PRWEB) March 01, 2012

Young author, Zachary Gilpin, takes home the coveted prize of Editors Choice in AuthorStands First Annual Novel Contest gaining free publicity and $ 1,000 for his novel Good Morning, Magpie.

Gilpins novel about a dove, a magpie and the world coming to an end adds to the growing list of Editors Choice winners on AuthorStand, an online community where aspiring authors post works to build readership and launch their writing careers.

When asked about receiving top honors, Gilpin said, For someone who got their start writing fanfics and serial flash fiction on the internet, that is a tremendous ego boost. Gilpin dishes about his novel and inspiration in his interview with AuthorStand founder Joe Niewierski.

Good Morning, Magpie and thousands of other novels and short stories, in a variety of genres, are available for download, most for free, on AuthorStand.com.

The AuthorStand First Annual Novel Contest kicked off in January 2011 and received nearly 150 qualifying entries in genres ranging from sci-fi, fantasy, crime, horror, humor and more.

To determine the first and second prize winners, the ratings given to each novel by members of the Authorstand community were combined with judges scores.

AuthorStand Founder Joe Niewierski says, The contest was a huge success in helping authors gain exposure for their work and were currently taking entries for our Second Annual Novel Contest which wraps up later this year.

About AuthorStand.com

AuthorStand.com is an online direct-from-the-author ebook community and marketplace where undiscovered authors get read, get feedback and start to build a following. Visit online at http://www.AuthorStand.com.

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