March 7, 2013 – New York:
A new partnership between Worldnow and VendAsta Technologies brings Online Reputation Management and mobile solutions to over 400 local media properties in the United States.
VendAsta Technologies and Worldnow today announce a partnership to provide Online Reputation Management and mobile services to SMBs in the United States through Worldnow’s network of media partners and clients.
Worldnow is now offering these services with their current digital offering, which includes CMS tools for site management, video and mobile publishing, classifieds, packaged local sales programs and more. The VendAsta platform will become part of a focused push to help local businesses monitor, manage, and build their online reputations with a suite of white glove services that help make the process of creating mobile sites, monitoring online presences, and managing ongoing social media tasks easy and effective for small business owners.
“We are very excited about our relationship with Worldnow. Our partnership will allow Worldnow to drive mobile and social reputation management solutions into its unique offering. This solution will open new revenue streams and allow Worldnow’s partners to increase their share of current advertiser spend and provide a tremendously beneficial product to the advertisers.” says Brendan King, CEO of VendAsta.
With social, mobile, and presence management becoming more important for advertisers vying over the local market, there is a rapidly increasing need to offer SMBs a high touch, integrated approach to their digital marketing efforts.
About WorldNow Inc.
Worldnow provides industry leading online publishing and revenue solutions for local media. Our cost efficient publishing platforms include innovative CMS solutions for site management, video and mobile publishing. Our online revenue solutions include a national advertising network, packaged local sales programs, classifieds and comprehensive sales training and support. Our online media, technology, and marketing teams have extensive experience in helping local media companies build profitable businesses on the web. We support our technologies and services with in-depth strategic consultation incorporating market leading best practices for managing successful online businesses. Our full service solutions and support enable our clients to realize greater real-world profitability from their investment. Leverage our experience built over 14 years in partnership with more than 400 local media properties. Current Worldnow customers include: Allbritton, CBS Local Digital Media, Cox, Dispatch, Fisher, Fox TV Stations, Griffin, Landmark, Lilly Broadcasting, London Broadcasting, Meredith, New Age Media, Quincy, Raycom Media, Reiten TV, Sagamore Hill, Titan, Waterman, West Virginia Media, and Young Broadcasting and Media General. For more information please visit www.Worldnow.com. Worldnow services over 57 million monthly uniques and powers over 450 local broadcasters with 81% of US households covered.
Gloria Cid, Worldnow
About VendAsta Technologies Inc.
VendAsta Technologies is a leader in digital marketing and brand management solutions for small to mid-sized local businesses. VendAsta provides white label solutions to media companies that work directly with local businesses including online directional media companies, newspapers, broadcasters, SEO services, certified marketing representatives, web hosting providers, and interactive agencies. VendAsta’s reputation and presence management platform includes reputation monitoring, brand management, sites, social marketing lead generation tools and concierge CRM platforms to help manage and sell digital products. Today, over 10,000 digital sales representatives across 250 media organizations provide VendAsta powered solutions to local businesses. For more information, visit www.vendasta.com
Jeff Tomlin, VendAsta