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Clan Gordon driven to provide the best letting experience in Edinburgh for both tenants and landlords

EDINBURGH, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-30 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — A LEADING Edinburgh letting agent has added a record number of properties to its portfolio in the last year – thanks in part to stronger legislation impacting the sector.

Clan Gordon, which focuses on high quality homes in or near the city centre, has seen its properties under management now exceed 500, growing by three per week on average – with 152 additional homes on its books in the latest 12 months to December.

The surging growth has largely been the result of switches from other letting agents where landlords were either unhappy with the level of service they were receiving or sensed a lax approach to the new regulations governing the sector.

Growth has also been driven by properties taken over from letting agents which have been forced to exit the sector as they were unable to meet the requirements of the new Letting Agent Code of Practice or, in one case, had been forced into liquidation.

Jonathan, who founded the business alongside his brother, Andrew, in 2008, believes it is a clear sign that the industry must continue to drive up standards – and that by protecting and respecting tenants, landlords can enjoy an improved and more profitable outcome.

He said: “It’s nothing less than a pivotal time for the sector – and with the approach Clan Gordon has taken we can only see our market share continue to expand.

“Edinburgh continues to see demand for long-term rental increasing while supply simply can’t keep up.

“While some landlords and agents may look to maximise short-term gain, a healthy relationship with the tenants, which we strive for at Clan Gordon, can produce a far better outcome for all parties. It creates fewer issues, cuts unnecessary turnover and typically results in a greater long-term financial return for the landlord.”

The latest Letting Agent Code of Practice and Letting Agent Registration introduced by the Scottish Government is seeking to increase professionalism in the sector.

It means that both landlords and tenants can challenge poor practice – and enforce it through a tribunal if necessary. Agents must now ensure all owners and managers are trained and have a qualification at (or at the equivalent of) Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) level 6 or above.

As a Firm of Surveyors which has been regulated by the RICS (Royal Institution of Surveyors) since they started almost 12 years ago, Clan Gordon already met all of the requirements of the new Code of Practice and goes above and beyond this by ensuring all employees – not just managers – are qualified to this level.

Across the new properties, the letting agent took over 12 properties from CMC – after it went into liquidation. A further 20 properties switched from an English agent unwilling to join the new Letting Agent Register. A total of 50 transferred from an Edinburgh agent also unable to meet the new requirements.

A further 70 new properties are the result of switches from other agents, or from new landlords altogether.

Jonathan added: “We’re driven to provide the best letting experience in Edinburgh for both tenants and landlords.

“That means we already go the extra mile. We believe that the vast majority of landlords are looking for an honest, open and efficient service and are pleased to see these efforts to try to drive up standards across the board in the sector.

“We are super proud of the growth in our portfolio of managed properties and with our fantastic team and the philosophy we have put in place we aim to see our success – and reputation in the sector – continue to soar.”

Clan Gordon is one of Edinburgh’s leading letting agents, is RICS and ARLA accredited – and is dedicated to raising standards in the private rented sector for landlords and tenants.

For more information on Clan Gordon, visit https://www.clangordon.co.uk/

Contact details:

Jonathan Gordon
Clan Gordon Ltd
Unit 1,
1 Carmichael Pl,
Edinburgh
EH6 5PH
0131 555 4444

Writers’ Connection Announces Launch of Publisher’s Portal

Denver, CO, 2019-Oct-14 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — Writers’ Connection, an online community connecting new and traditionally unpublished authors with the resources required to publish a book, today announced the launch of its much anticipated Publisher Portal. This latest community feature connects the writer and author community with publishing industry professionals seeking new manuscripts to publish.

Since October 2017, Writers’ Connection has been a support network for emerging and established self-published authors, providing access to information on traditional and self-publishing options through a blog, social media outlets, articles and events. The Publisher Portal opens up the door for aspiring and existing authors to be contacted by legitimate agents and publishers specifically seeking their work. Agents and publishers can now browse new, unpublished manuscript descriptions and directly contact authors they are interested in publishing, providing detail specific submission guidelines for their organization.

“It’s essentially the reverse of the aging traditional publishing model,” said Anne Meick, CCO of Writers’ Connection. “Writers’ Connection strives to modernize the book publishing process by allowing publishers to seek and contact an author with the story they want to publish next, down to a very specific subject, story or mixed genre. The options for new works in progress is continuous and endless.”

The Publisher Portal is the latest addition to the growing Writers’ Connection community features. To date, thousands of emerging authors have joined Writers’ Connection, making social connections, and finding guidance, and information to get from book idea to their dream of published author credit.

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About Writers’ Connection

Writers’ Connection is a growing online community established to connect new and traditionally unpublished authors with the resources required to publish a book. Since 2017, it has been a resource and community for new and unpublished authors, providing connections, guidance, and information to writers just beginning the book publishing journey.

For more information, press only:
Anne Meick
720-580-1904
More@writers-connection.com
https://www.writers-connection.com

Mobius Book Review: “The Liebold Protocol: A Mattie McGary and Winston Churchill 1930s Adventure” Written by Michael McMenamin and Kathleen McMenamin

“Fast-paced historical thriller with a strong female lead.” Reviewed by Kirsten from Mobius.

Shaker Heights, OH, USA — In another stunning Mattie McGary and Winston Churchill 1930s adventure novel, The Liebold Protocol, the McMenamins follow Mattie as she investigates and uncovers the details to a secret plot. This plot, facilitated by a German-American agent working for Henry Ford, saw Britain and Germany join forces during the Great War to keep the war going and profits flowing. Forced to once again travel to Nazi Germany in the summer of 1934 to further investigate this conspiracy, Mattie finds herself in the middle of a socialist ‘second revolution’ initiated by the SA Brown Shirts of Ernst Rohm. Hitler’s subsequent plan is to have the senior leadership of the Brown Shirts assassinated in a historical event known as ‘The Night of the Long Knives’. Mattie quickly finds her life in danger as her nemesis, Reinhard Heydrich, who is in charge of ‘The Night of the Long Knives’, has secretly added her name to the list of targets. Additionally, Henry Ford’s agent is eager to stop her from revealing the treasonous plot between Britain and the enemy by any means necessary.

Extremely well-researched and intriguing to the last page, The Liebold Protocol is a historical masterpiece that entices the reader to engage with the events of WWII Europe in a new way. While the alternating story line can be a little jarring at times, the novel’s organization allows the reader to follow the story from the point-of-views of various historical figures, including Adolf Hitler himself. The McMenamins find an incredible way to bring historical figures to life, making them seem as though they could be one of your friends or acquaintances. In addition to this feat, they once again present a strong, take-no-nonsense female heroine in Mattie McGary, a powerful nod to the women’s rights movements and leaders of the 1930s.

The Liebold Protocol is a captivating historical thriller that brings pre-WWII Europe to life.

About the Authors
Michael McMenamin is the co-author with his son Patrick of the first five award winning 1930s era historical novels featuring Winston Churchill and his fictional Scottish goddaughter, the adventure-seeking Hearst photojournalist Mattie McGary. The first five novels in the series-The DeValera Deception, The Parsifal Pursuit, The Gemini Agenda, The Berghof Betrayal and The Silver Mosaic-received a total of 15 literary awards. He is currently at work with his daughter Kathleen McMenamin on the eighth Mattie + Winston historical adventure, The Prussian Memorandum.

Kathleen McMenamin, the other half of the father-daughter writing team, has been editing her father’s writing for longer than she cares to remember. She is the co-author with her father of the 2018 novella, Appointment in Prague, A Mattie McGary + Winston Churchill World War II Adventure. She also is the co-author with her sister Kelly of the critically acclaimed Organize Your Way: Simple Strategies for Every Personality [Sterling, 2017]. The two sisters are professional organizers, personality-type experts and the founders of PixiesDidIt!

Abstract terms: Ernst Rohm, SA Brown Shirts, Socialist Second Revolution, Reinhard Heydrich, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill, Mattie McGary

Published by First Edition Design Publishing (http://www.firsteditiondesignpublishing.com), in hardcover, paperback and eBook formats. The book contains approximately 400 pages. Genre: Political Historical Fiction. ISBN-HC 9781506907512 ISBN PBK, 9781506907529, ISBN EBK, 9781506907536.

Contact support@mobiuswriter.com for contact details, review copies, photos, and an author bio.

Media Contact:
Editor
Mobius Writer, LLC
+1(941)921-2607
support@mobiuswriter.com
http://www.mobiusbookreviews.com

FED Publishing Releases New Book, “Ensuring Justice, Fairness, and Inclusion in America: Managing Equity in the 21st Century” (Part 1 to 4) by Charles A. Washington

Ensuring Justice, Fairness, and Inclusion in America: Managing Equity in the 21st Century, (Part 1 to 4) by Charles A. Washington, sets a bold direction to managing equity in today’s society.

Cleveland, OH, USA — Charles A. Washington’s Ensuring Justice, Fairness, and Inclusion in America: Managing Equity in the 21st Century, (Part 1 to 4) is not a partisan polemic or an academic tome. It is meant to be a “how- to” book. It is meant to be a democratic (small “d”) manifesto. It is meant to be a user’s manual for the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. This book is meant to serve many purposes with regards to America.

The world is currently plagued by polarization, hyper-partisanship, authoritarianism, Majoritarian Democracy, Identity Politics, zero-sum politics and economics, inequality, racism, sexism, populism, Nativism, and dystopian societies. There is a desperate cry for solutions to these problems. This book is dedicated to solving these problems. This book identifies the extent of the problems as they are manifested in America. Then, this book takes the novel approach of operationalizing Justice as Fairness as the foundation of it uses the myriad works of John Rawls to devise solutions to these problems. Specifically, it uses Rawls’ “Justice as Fairness” as the foundation of a revolutionary set of solutions to these global problems.) This book is at once observational, diagnostic, prophylactic, and prognostic in its focus.

This book takes an observational, diagnostic, and prophylactic approach to solve the problems above. According to Rawls, “Justice as Fairness” is an exercise in “ideal (metaphysical) theory.” This book goes beyond the metaphysical, by rendering Justice as Fairness into the realm of “nonideal (real world) theory.” It does this by first deciphering and explaining Justice as Fairness’ challenging concepts using ideas borrowed from many disciplines. The book then moves on to develop a Justice as Fairness Logic Model which identifies the structures, mechanics, and dynamics of Justice as Fairness. Then, this book operationalizes Justice as Fairness through the creation of a revolutionary management system, “Equity Management,” and a companion license-fee-free web-based software system, “Plato.” Equity Management-Plato was developed using Justice as Fairness, Systems Theory, program evaluation techniques, the judicial principle “strict scrutiny,” and Environmental Scanning and Forecasting. Finally, this book outlines how Equity Management-Plato can be used to manage six public sector environments ultimately creating a level playing field and just, fair, and inclusive circumstances for all Americans.

Genre – John Rawls, Justice As Fairness, Social Contract, Equity Management-Plato, Representative Consensus Democracy; Justice, Fairness, Inclusion, Positive-Sum Politics And Economics, Reconciliation, E Pluribus Unum, New Coalition Of Conscious, Global Democracy Project, Saving Liberal Democracy, Better World, Realistic Utopias, Polarization, Hyper-Partisanship, Authoritarianism, Majoritarian Democracy, Identity Politics, Zero-Sum Politics And Economics, Inequality, Racism, Sexism, Populism, Nativism, Dystopian Societies

Ensuring Justice, Fairness, and Inclusion in America: Managing Equity in the 21st Century ISBN 9781506906850, published by First Edition Design Publishing (http://www.firsteditiondesignpublishing.com), is available on-line wherever ebooks are sold. The 198 page print book version, ISBN 9781506906843, is published by First Edition Design Publishing and distributed worldwide to online booksellers.

Media Contact:
Charles A. Washington
+1(941)921-2607
cwashington1988pg@outlook.com

Washington & Associates, Inc. (W&A) Launched a Strategic Plan Designed to Help Save Liberal Democracy, Unify Peoples, and Resist Authoritarianism Worldwide

W&A is a “startup” whose mission is to help save the liberal world order by reimagining and reinventing democracy.

Solon, OH, USA — W&A, a former holding company that is transforming into a “virtual startup’ geared to implementing a strategic plan and creating an international movement oriented to saving liberal democracy, unifying peoples, and resisting authoritarianism worldwide, had its official launch of the strategic plan.

Worldwide, tottering democracies coupled with “unfettered capitalism” are in crisis largely because their rhetoric does not match their reality. Rather than being the guarantors of opportunity, freedoms, equality, justice, fairness, and inclusion they have proven to be architects of oligarchy, kleptocracy, corruption, racial, gender, religious, class, and representational inequality, hyper-partisanship, polarization, identity politics, and zero-sum politics and economics. Authoritarians are taking advantage of these vulnerabilities by engaging in campaigns designed to subvert democratic processes, “weaponize” democracy’s (and capitalism’s) vulnerabilities and thereby destroy the liberal world order.

W&A has responded to these challenges by developing a universally applicable strategic plan designed to save liberal democracy, unify peoples, and resist authoritarianism and nationalism worldwide. The plan is contained in a recently published book entitled, Ensuring Justice, Fairness, and Inclusion in America: Managing Equity in the 21st Century, written by its President, Dr. Charles A. Washington, and in a series of five (5) white papers and promotional gear. The book and the strategic plan mark the first ever attempt to fully operationalize John B. Rawls’ seminal concept, “Justice as Fairness.” The strategic plan details a revolutionary (Rawlsian) management system called “Equity Management,” and a web-based software system called the “Plato Management Information System,” as solutions to this crisis.

Democracy’s problems are multi-faceted, and the solution must be as well. Saving democracy requires that it be reimagined and reinvented. Further, democracy must be saved in America first if it is to be saved at all. In response to this crisis, newspaper correspondents, think tanks, individual scholars, major universities (Harvard University, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Pennsylvania), etc. have begun examining the crisis of liberal democracy and capitalism seeking ways to save them. These early efforts have no viable solutions to offer to date. W&A’s “Rawlsian solutions” call for establishing new social contracts in tottering democracies with emphasis on the promotion of representative consensus democracy, justice, fairness, and inclusion. The solutions that W&A is offering are the first and only real-world, comprehensive, practical solutions designed to save liberal democracy, unify peoples and resist authoritarianism worldwide (and by extension save capitalism) that can actually work.

Pursuant to its mission (“creating one vision and empowering one future”), W&A is soliciting all like-minded countries, governments, corporations, organizations, and individuals who are concerned about the current state of democracy and capitalism in America and around the world and who want to do something about it, to heed this clarion call. Explore our website. Download and read the white papers. Buy and read the book. Buy the gear from our flagship store on our website or from our standalone satellite store and display it proudly. Sign up (organizations and individuals) and join the movement. Help us make the changes we all want. W&A will commit a substantial portion of the profits from the sale of the book and the gear to jump-start the implementation of the strategic plan.

About Washington & Associates, Inc.
Washington & Associates, Inc. is an S Corporation domiciled in Ohio. Its mission is to “create one vision” (“E Pluribus Unum”) and to “empower one future” (stable and legitimate liberal democracies worldwide).

Media Contact:
Dr. Charles A. Washington
(216) 798-0607
cwashington1988pg@outlook.com

FED Publishing Releases New Book, “The Famous Miller and Smith Detective Agency” by Rachel Joel

The Famous Miller and Smith Detective Agency, by Rachel Joel, takes us deep into a mystery alongside the delightful antics of our pair of pre-teen detectives.

Port Orchard, WA, USA — Rachel Joel’s The Famous Miller and Smith Detective Agency starts of with the quirky relationship of Jenny and Dan and quickly snowballs into a fast-paced who-dun-nit they absolutely must solve to save their loved ones as well as themselves.

I decided to buy this book after a friend recommended it to me. I was surprised and delighted with what I found. The author writes with intelligence, zest and enthusiastic charm. I’m looking forward to reading this book with my kids. I found out that the author is actually very young (a teenager?) and to be honest I was a skeptical about what I would find… and yet I’m not surprised she’s won so many writing awards — this is an up and coming author we need to keep on our radar! ~Sierra November – Amazon Books

Jenny and Dan become detectives for fun, their first case being a recent murder. Soon enough, the two are involved over their heads in finding out who did it as things become more serious than ever. Will they find the killer before he/she strikes again? Will they figure out whom to trust? Can their friendship stand the test? And, most importantly, will they come out alive enough to tell the tale?

Author Rachel Joel took to writing stories at the early age of 8. She loves to read adventure books and write action-filled stories. She wrote this book during her free time in sixth grade, publishing it a year later. Rachel has won several awards (such as an award in the Duke TIP writing contest conducted by Duke University, several times in the PTA Reflections contests, and the President’s Award for Educational Excellence) before reaching the seventh grade. She is a member of National Junior Honor Society.

Keywords: Detectives, Mystery, Adventure, Strategy, Police, Middle School, Fiction, Crime Investigation, Children’s Book, Friendship

The Famous Miller and Smith Detective Agency ISBN 9781506907871, published by First Edition Design Publishing (http://www.firsteditiondesignpublishing.com), is available on-line wherever ebooks are sold. The 132 page print book version, ISBN 9781506907864, is published by First Edition Design Publishing and distributed worldwide to online booksellers. (Children’s Chapter Book, Ages 7-11, Grades 3-6, DRA Level 40, ACR Level 4.4)

Media Contact:
Rachel Joel
+1(941)921-2607
joelebenezer@ymail.com

InfoClutch Announces The Launch Of Email ROI Calculator For Its High-end Customers

Edison, New Jersey, United States, 2019-Apr-05 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — InfoClutch as a leading database service provider launches its highly accurate email ROI calculator tool, useful for calculating the return on investment on the email marketing services. The professionals at InfoClutch developed this solution after extensive research on different metrics and scenarios for the ROI calculation.

The announcement is a significant boost for the email marketing service of the top-notch marketing companies across the world. “As a leading email marketing service provider, we understand the importance of ROI. The constraints faced by the marketers prompted us to develop a solution which will be helpful for businesses to measure the ROI for each of their email marketing efforts.” Says Robert Jordan, Media Relations Manager at InfoClutch.

The team at InfoClutch derived the best solution by including the necessary metrics required for generating the accurate output by the email ROI calculator. The tool is precisely developed to guide the user with the right data so that they can make the best decision; it is convenient and can make assumptions at a faster rate.

The experts made the best usage of the rightful resources to develop the email ROI calculator tool so that they can provide the customers with the best reference data for planning their next marketing strategy and budget. At InfoClutch the team is committed to provide quality service to the customers so that they can spend their time, money and effort in the right direction.

InfoClutch offers end-to-end email marketing solutions, and provide customers with the right solution which can help in their email marketing effort. Necessary metrics, high-end data, can help the users in planning and targeting the accurate customer.

For more information:

Visit: www.infoclutch.com
Email: sales@infoclutch.com
Phone: +1-888-998-0077

For more information about the Email ROI calculator, contact Robert Jordan at:

Address: 940 Amboy Avenue, Suite 104, Edison, NJ 08837, USA
Contact: +1-(888) 998-0077
Email: robert@infoclutch.com
Website: https://www.infoclutch.com

First Edition Design Publishing Releases New Book, “Tambov the Tugboat” by Mark F. King

Tambov the Tugboat, by Mark F. King, is a delightful trip through the protected harbors of individuality.

Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada — Mark F. King’s Tambov the Tugboat lets this little tugboat make its way in a broad changing world and still remain relevant and important. A much needed reminder for finding one’s own strength and using them to their fullest.

Tambov the tugboat was the most useful tugboat in the harbor. She was small, and speedy. Tambov could dart in and out of the docks and around big ships. She was special.

A story of facing adversity and remaining true to your own standards, Tambov is a little steam engine that finds her place in a world of big diesels and gas powered tugs. Just because you are not the biggest or the most powerful doesn’t mean you don’t have a place in this world!

This story helps reinforce hard work and persistence, as well as belief in oneself.

“I love this book and so does my daughter. I really enjoy reading this to her and creating the sound effects, we both enjoy the detailed illustrations. I wish that more books published today like Tambov the Tugboat. This reminded me a bit of the Little Golden Books.” ~Amazon Verified Buyer

Genre – Tugboat, Steam Engine, Adversity, Challenges

Tambov the Tugboat ISBN 9781506906782, published by First Edition Design Publishing (http://www.firsteditiondesignpublishing.com), is available on-line wherever ebooks are sold. The 58 page print book version, ISBN 9781506906775 and ISBN 9781506906805 is published by First Edition Design Publishing and distributed worldwide to online booksellers.

Media Contact:
Mark F. King
+1(941)921-2607
sibirsk@hotmail.com

FED Publishing Releases New Book, “You Will Save The World” by Chase Overstreet

You Will Save The World, by Chase Overstreet, takes you and your child through the start of a wonderful transformation.

Tulsa, OK, USA — Chase Overstreet’s You Will Save The World is a message to the children of our Earth.

Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one. – Marianne Williamson

Grown-ups have messed everything up. The planet is dying, money controls politics, freedom is faltering, fear is rising and bringing hate with it. This book is about doing things different, starting over with love and compassion. This book is about learning from where we’ve gone wrong and changing everything before it’s too late.

Author Chase Overstreet is a ceramic artist, painter, and criminal defense attorney. Passionate about returning Earth to its pristine condition, ending mass incarceration, and radically improving education, Chase’s newest plan to save the world is a children’s book.

Genre – Injustice, Pollution, Revolution, Love, Compassion, Change, Meditation, Yoga, Empathy, Introspection

You Will Save The World ISBN 9781506910222, published by First Edition Design Publishing (http://www.firsteditiondesignpublishing.com), is available on-line wherever ebooks are sold. The 36 page print book version, ISBN 9781506907888 and ISBN 9781506908007 Hardback, is published by First Edition Design Publishing and distributed worldwide to online booksellers.

Media Contact:
Chase Overstreet
+1(941)921-2607
chaseoverstreetlaw@gmail.com

First Edition Design Publishing Releases New Book, “Messy Larry” by David J. Perri

Messy Larry, by David J. Perri, helps you connect with your creative child through an inspirational tale of a delightfully ‘messy’ hero.

Wheeling, WV, USA — David J. Perri’s Messy Larry is about being who you are, and about becoming who you were meant to be.

Messy Larry is an educational, feel-good story for the creative, art-inclined child. – Kirstan Nicole

Art is about self-expression and the desire to create. What is the role of art in your life? What if you had no way to express yourself? How would you be different?

Larry is a little different from the other kids in his grade school class. For starters, he’s big, and he’s clumsy, and he looks kind of like a bear! Larry loves art and wants to make art, but his messiness keeps getting in the way, with hilarious results.

At his wit’s end, he seeks out a favorite relative. Great Uncle Ken helps Larry find a way to express the beauty he knew was inside him. But, self-realization is often a messy and uncomfortable process. The undercurrent themes of compassion, acceptance, and understanding will resonate with many children.

A special “things to think about” section in the back provides the opportunity for discussion of these themes, as well as for the child to experience the book in a more interactive way.

Author/Illustrator David J. Perri is a native Pittsburgher who has lived in beautiful West Virginia for the past fifteen years. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Dayton School of Law. He has two kids, works as a federal prosecutor, and likes to paint in his spare time.

Genre – Art, Artistic, Creative, Creativity, Self-Expression, Acceptance, Different, “Fitting In”, Friendship, Kids, Bear, Funny Bear

Messy Larry ISBN 9781506907048, published by First Edition Design Publishing (http://www.firsteditiondesignpublishing.com), is available on-line wherever ebooks are sold. The 42 page print book version, ISBN 9781506907031 and hardback ISBN 9781506907024, is published by First Edition Design Publishing and distributed worldwide to online booksellers.

Media Contact:
David J. Perri
+1(941)921-2607
vbpadilla@comcast.net