Shows How to Make a Geode and Bottle Topper as Part of DIY Friday

Middletown, Pa. (PRWEB) June 06, 2012

Over at every Friday is DIY Friday, dedicated to showcasing the best DIY projects to beautify the home. One tutorial in particular was a favorite, the geode wine and bottle topper tutorial. Here is a little snippet from the post.

“Want to make a sophisticated statement at your next cocktail party?

With these wine and bottle toppers, youll not only be the life of the party but also increase the aesthetic as well.

In this tutorial, Emily Schuman author of Cupcakes & Cashmere was inspired by these amazing geode bottle stoppers by Michael C. Fina, which are a hefty $ 60 a piece.

Hosting a cocktail party is serious business. Little details like these really enhance the party and boost the aesthetics. Plus its a definite conversation starter.

“I take cocktails pretty seriously, so its important that our bar carts polished, well stocked, and properly accessorized. I first discovered these geode bottle stoppers when picking items for our wedding registry and fell in love with the concept of dressing up bottles of booze,” said Schuman.

Heres what is needed:

-an assortment of geodes flat on the bottom

-Cork bottle stoppers

-craft glue or E6000…”

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Check out this link for a perfect place to bring a bottle of wine with a fancy geode bottle topper. It’s a secret garden hideout:

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Skegness Based Online Marketing Company Form Strategic Alliance with European Agency as Part of Aggressive Expansion Plan

(PRWEB UK) 17 June 2012

The Alliance, operating under the name Dixon & Djikic will now provide both organisations’ clients a full suite of web development and online marketing solutions in one complimentary package throughout the UK & Europe.

DPOM, A Lincolnshire SEO Agency, currently provide Web Development, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Pay Per Click Advertising (PPC) and Online Marketing services to clients in the UK. The new alliance will result in these services also being delivered under the Dixon & Djikic umbrella in the UK and Europe while also providing additional web development services to DPOMs strong portfolio of Online Marketing UK clients.

Djikic Services has a number of prestigious worldwide clients ranging from Publicly Listed Companies to Foreign Government Embassies; similar styled projects across Europe and the UK will now be delivered under the Dixon & Djikic brand. As well as bringing an impressive client portfolio, Djikic Services also boast a multi-lingual team with a wealth of experience including the development of the programming language; Whizbase.

The alliance between two leaders in their respective industries will allow Dixon & Djikic to firmly establish itself as a multi-national full service agency operating in two locations throughout Europe delivering high end web development and online marketing services.

Brett Dixon, Director of DP Online Marketing comments:

Having provided both web design and online marketing services for some time now weve grown at a phenomenal rate and in order to continue with our aggressive expansion plans we need to expand our resources and develop new skill sets in order to continue to be a full service agency at the top of our game. The relationship with Djikic Services doubles our resources and capacity and allows us to work in technologies we havent in the past. This new relationship also gives us a fantastic competitive advantage in that we have the team behind the programming language, Whizbase, leading our developments with their unrivalled programming knowledge and experience along with an incredibly skilled team of graphic designers.

Faik Djikic, Founder of Whizbase and Djikic Services comments:

Weve worked with DP Online Marketing for some time now on a casual basis and Im pleased weve now formalised our arrangement in the form of ‘Dixon & Djikic.’ This new relationship allows us to enter the UK market with an already established industry leader and deliver a combined service to leading Businesses in the UK and Europe.

Our distinguished history of web design and development throughout Europe will now be combined with a host of Online Marketing Services providing our customers with a full service to a level of quality they have come to expect.

In an industry where market leaders are usually expected to be found within with the City of London, Dixon & Djikic aim to provide a similarly high level of quality and expertise from their new offices located in the seaside resort of Skegness.

Its true that its almost expected a leading agency of this type should be based in London, however weve never been a company that follows the crowd and were proud of our Lincolnshire heritage. Were ideally located to cover most of the UK and after all this is the world wide web!

Weve already worked with some very established corporations and even a Kuwaiti Embassy and given we even have our own programming language (a development task that even the most competent programmers would struggle to create), I fully expect Dixon & Djikic to give the very best agencies a run for their money wherever they are located, Dixon adds.

MA and Part D Marketing Experts Provide Innovative Strategies for Overcoming a Compressed Schedule for this Falls AEP

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 15, 2012

Atlantic Information Services, Inc., publisher of Health Plan Week and Medicare Advantage News, is pleased to announce its June 27 webinar, Medicare Advantage and Part D Marketing for 2013: Innovative Strategies for Overcoming a Compressed Fall Calendar. See webinar details at

The Annual Election Period for 2012 with its new abbreviated schedule was already very challenging for Medicare Advantage and Part D marketers. And this falls AEP for 2013 will have Election Day in the middle of the compressed schedule, leaving plan sponsors to compete with major political campaigns for advertising space and the attention of beneficiaries.

So what should plans do to avoid getting lost in the noise surrounding the elections? Its not only the message thats important. Its also the media, the events, the technology and the right kinds of arrangements with outside sales agents. Then there is the whole question of getting marketing materials cleared by CMS in a timely manner and adapting to changes in what CMS will review and how it will conduct surveillance this year.

On June 27 two MA and Part D marketing experts from Gorman Health Group will give webinar participants specifics on what to expect and what to do in marketing for this years ultra-challenging AEP. In a lively 60-minute presentation, followed by 30 minutes of responses to questions, the webinar will provide reliable strategic information on key issues, such as:

Why the election year might hurt enrollment, and what big picture strategies could mitigate this impact;
How to evaluate various communication channels for MA and Part D marketing, including new elements to consider when it comes to outreach;
What the key contributors are to the speed and accuracy needed for a streamlined enrollment process;
Emerging best practices nationwide for chasing down sales leads in MA and Part D despite the tighter timeline; and
Critical distribution-channel decisions: crucial tactics, tools and questions that must be asked now.

Visit for more details and registration information.

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