Vermont has had the second highest success in the nation in creating new jobs with federal stimulus funds. It also ranks 12th in stimulus-related funding per capita. Meanwhile, in a new analysis conducted by Onvia, the leader in gBusiness solutions and the creator of Recovery.org, reveals that the “Recovery Summer” being promoted by the White House is poised to usher in a wave of new jobs in the second half of this year.For a complete look at the heat map visit:http://promotions.onvia.com/documents/map_arra_private_sector_jobs_impac(link is external)…To date, only one-third of the Recovery Act’s $275 billion that is allocated for projects to create private sector jobs on Main Street has been awarded. The remaining $218 billion represents a substantial amount of new projects that are about to get under way across the U.S.Top line findings:714,589 private sector jobs have been supported nationwide by Recovery Act project spending since its passage. These do not include public sector jobs created by stimulus grants to states and those paid by the government. Recovery Act project spending in 2010 is expected to generate a 27 percent increase in this figure by the end of 2010.$57.5 billion has been awarded to private sector contractors to fulfill Recovery Act projects, just one-third of the $275 billion allocated for private sector projects.Arkansas, North Carolina, Colorado, Maryland and Pennsylvania are the top five states for ARRA project per capita spending-to-date. Wisconsin, Illinois, Tennessee, Nevada and Utah are the bottom five states.North Carolina, Vermont, Illinois, and Nevada are projected to be the top five states for private sector job creation resulting from ARRA project contract awards in the remainder of 2010. Maryland, Wyoming, Alabama, Alaska and Oregon are projected to be the bottom five states.These findings were derived from Onvia’s data through August 11, 2010 – approximately 18 months since the stimulus money began flowing into the states. For a complete look at the heat map and report please visit: http://promotions.onvia.com/documents/Recovery_Summer_Update_by_Onvia.pd(link is external)…”Onvia’s analysis shows that while job creation since the Recovery Act’s passage has been slow to take hold on Main Street, job creation in the remainder of 2010 is expected to turn around with lagging states seeing an increase of 50 to 100 percent or more in private sector job creation,” said Michael Balsam, Onvia chief strategy officer. “The best way for businesses to accelerate job growth in their states is to become part of the gBusiness marketplace, take part in the bid process, prepare for a wave of contract awards and follow these projects all the way through completion.As of August 11th, 2010, Onvia was tracking roughly 72,000 Recovery Act projects valued at $150 billion, of which 24,500 projects totaling $57 billion had been awarded to contractors.About OnviaFor more than 12 years Onvia (Nasdaq: ONVI), the gBusiness Innovator, has been successfully delivering the research, analytics and tools required for companies to succeed at the intersection of business and government, or gBusiness, market. Onvia tracks, analyzes and reports the spending of more than 89,000 federal, state and local government agencies, giving companies a single source for conducting open, intelligent and efficient business with government. Along with providing an exclusive suite of integrated business tools, Onvia is also the creator of Recovery.org, a website that tracks economic recovery-funded projects, and DemandStar, the automated system that streamlines agency procurement processes. For information about Onvia visit www.onvia.com(link is external).SOURCE Onvia.com, Inc. SEATTLE/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — 8.17.2010
Sadio Mane has trademarked his name as Liverpool players prepare to cash in on Premier League title glory with millions in endorsements. Mane is on the verge of claiming his first EPL title The superstar striker has been interviewed in an “SM10” cap and has registered his brand with the Government’s Intellectual Property Office, The Telegraph says. Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar each scoop £20milion-plus from a string of endorsement, making them sport’s top earners overall. Harry Kane and Gareth Bale are among other big names to trademark their brands, promoting items like men’s products and clothes. And with the Reds 25 points clear in the Premier League, their first crown since 2001 would be a huge marketing asset for a club with such long-established global following. Social media, too, has also become a major earner for the world’s most-followed footballers. Juventus hero Ronaldo pockets make around £38m a year from Instagram posts, twice the sum made by Messi. Loading… David Beckham is said to rake in £8.6m, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic on £3.2m. But as for endorsements, Senegal ace Mane’s fame is Africa could be his special selling point. Sports marketing consultant Nigel Currie, of NC Partnerships, told The Telegraph: “Success is important in terms of marketability. “Having that badge on your CV as not only a Champions League winner but a Premier League winner is pretty important. “We have seen in the Far East with Son Heung-min and other players who have been able to crack that market, it is hugely lucrative. Read Also:Rangers to turn down permanent deal for Ojo “Africa may not be as lucrative but it is still a very big and important market. Being the player of the year is significant and can capture a home market ahead of others.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right Now10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemEverything You Need To Know About Asteroid ArmageddonThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MorePlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way7 Theories About The Death Of Our Universe9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiWhat’s Up With All The Female Remakes?