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BroadLit?, Inc. Announces Licensing Program with Art.com; A Multi-Level Media Company Licenses Vintage Hip Line


Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) February 28, 2013

BroadLit, a multi-level media company, is bringing the world of vintage and new romance content to women through its new line of licensed TruLove ? products using images from nearly 100 years of True Love and True Romance Magazine covers and content. By combining the popular genre of romance with the emerging world of new media technology BroadLit is putting a vintage hip slant on romance and delivering it to todays women. With the launch of its online romance hub TruLOVEstories.com, BroadLit is featuring licensed merchandise, ebooks, mobile games, and other community-building features to fulfill every romance seekers desire for more.

We are pleased to announce our TruLove license with art.com inc., says CEO Cynthia Cleveland. Art.com will produce posters, art prints, giclee prints, photographic prints, wall murals, wall decals, prints on canvas, and other related products using our beautiful magazine covers primarily from the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. They already offer about 70 of our images on their website.

BroadLits licensing representative, Sinclair Global Corporation, secured the license with art.com. Sinclair is currently in discussions with a wide range of other potential licensees that produce items from beauty products to greeting cards, apparel and on behalf of BroadLits TruLove merchandising and licensing program.

According to Chief Marketing Officer Barbara Weller, Art.com is the perfect license because its products will become a showcase for all the beautiful images contained in our wholly owned portfolio. We are delighted to have the opportunity to re-introduce these beautiful images to todays market where there is great appreciation for vintage cool items.

BroadLit is unique in that it brings to the market a combination of classic and new romance material through many multi-media channels. BroadLit, which purchased nearly 100 years of the assets of True Romance and True Love Magazines, including not only the vintage cover images now being licensed, but also womens stories about both true love and love gone bad. It is bringing to life this extensive archive of vintage and new love stories by publishing the on-going series of short story collections the TruLove Collection series.. The first eight collections are available to purchase wherever ebooks are sold. The next two collections are scheduled for publication in May and June of 2013. All BroadLit books are distributed by Perseus Books Constellation Services.

BroadLit is not limited to licensed merchandise and romance stories. Recently, the company launched its first mobile game Girlfriends Strike Back for iOS and Android devices. The game is designed specifically to appeal to the huge market of female casual gamers worldwide. Who hasnt had a bad boyfriend at least once in their lives? This game gives angry girlfriends a chance for revenge all in the name of fun, says Ms. Cleveland.

ABOUT THE FOUNDERS OF BROADLIT

Cynthia Cleveland, Chief Executive Officer, has run retail, gift and entertainment businesses, ranging from venture capital supported to worldwide divisions of Fortune 500 companies. She has also developed, launched, and managed hundreds of domestic and international consumer brands.

Nancy Cushing-Jones, Chief Publishing and Transmedia Officer, has run worldwide publishing and interactive game licensing programs for a major film and television studio and developed new fiction and non-fiction programs for both adults and children, many of which have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list.

Barbara Weller, Chief Marketing and Creative Officer, is a proven media/communications specialist, who has created network and cable television and video programming, developed affinity programs and produced national magazines for various audiences. Ms. Weller is a veteran newspaper journalist and editor and has launched numerous nationally syndicated columns.

ABOUT BROADTHINK:

Broadthink, founded in 2002, is a media, marketing, branding, and business development company dedicated to optimizing the visions of its clients. Broadthinks three partners, Cynthia Cleveland, Nancy Cushing-Jones, and Barbara Weller, are recognized throughout the entertainment, consumer products and publishing industries as experts in content translation from one medium to another. The Los Angeles-based company offers its clients a rich menu of services ranging from business evaluation, brand planning, product development, strategic consulting, and business start up, to business management.

Broadthinks clients include bestselling authors (Dean Koontz, Janet Evanovich), publishing companies (Random House, Scholastic Books), media companies (Viacom, HBO), toy and game companies (Mattel, Atari) and award-winning performers (John Lithgow). For more information visit broad-think.com

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Stacia Kirby

+1-206-363-1492

Stacia(at)speakeasy(dot)net

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Art.com inc.

2100 Powell Street, 13th Floor

Emeryville, CA 94608







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.







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