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Premiere Radio Networks

Endorsements : 1

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Premiere Networks is one of the largest suppliers of programming for radio stations. MediaBase also tracks airplay for more than 1,800 other stations to provide latest trends in programming. 

Endorsements by : Jack Moran


Baron Services

Endorsements : 1

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Baron Services provides weather monitoring data including forecasting and storm rating software for the broadcast industry. 

Endorsements by : Greg Bell


FileMaker

Endorsements : 1

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FileMaker Pro is an easy-to-use database management software for the iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web.

Endorsements by : Paul Nyberg


United Stations Radio Networks

Endorsements : 1

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United Stations Radio Networks is one of the top three programming and programming services for radio stations in the U.S.

Endorsements by : Jack Moran


Cellit

Endorsements : 1

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Cellit provides mobile platforms including classifieds with text back for more information, text-based coupons and customer loyalty programs for media companies and businesses. 

Endorsements by : Rob Weisbord


Aptivada

Endorsements : 1

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Aptivada creates Facebook applications, tools and consulting primarily for television and radio stations. 

Endorsements by : Margie Albert


SmugMug

Endorsements : 2

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SmugMug is a paid digital photo sharing website that partners with local media on a revenue share basis to sell photos taken by reporters and photographers.

 

Endorsements by : Rob Gorczyca, Ryan Brinks


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Broadcast Interactive Media

Endorsements : 1

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BIM supplies Content Management Systems, software platforms and content for the television industry. Features: CMS manages content, display and pre-roll ads, calendars, email marketing, events, form builder, integrated content assets, internationalization, UGC, video, XML feeds, newsletters, polls, SEO-friendly URL'S and surveys. Other Services:  Video content and platforms, a local ad network delivery system and rich media ad unit, WalkoutVideo  launches with an in-market sales drive that consistently yields $100,000 or more in annual contracts.  Get Active Today is a health-oriented platform that integrates hospital content aimed at one six-figure sale.  Case studies: Walkout Video Scores.  Clients include NBC&#

Endorsements by : Editor


Legacy.com

Endorsements : 1

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Legacy.com partners with newspaper affiliates to provide a white label obituary platform.

Read more in the stories Text messaging increases sales of obitsHow to write an obit compared to other platforms in Wave2 Media supports -and replaces - Legacy, also mentioned in the review of Memoriams.

Endorsements by : Michi Relvas


Syncronex

Endorsements : 1

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Syncronex provides software for paid content and pay walls. Price is determined on a case by case basis. Customers include more than 80 media companies worldwide like The Washington Post, The Seattle Times, Sun Media, Advance.Net, The Detroit News and The News Herald. Founded in 1997.

Endorsements by : Steve Nilan


Textbroker

Endorsements : 1

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Textbroker is an online marketplace that connects publishers with more than 100,000 U.S.-based freelance authors. Options include SEO-optimized copy, blogs, articles, press releases, news, white papers, ecommerce descriptions, buyer guides and chapters of books. 

Endorsements by : Steven Kaziyev


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MarketingG2

Endorsements : 1

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MarketingG2.com provides online subscriber services for media companies with paid subscription models. The platform features allow subscribers to manage their accounts online, including scheduling vacation holds, and reporting problems. Features include data-mining and modeling, lifetime value and profitability analysis, mobile CRM, retention analysis, email marketing and loyalty programs. Customers include more than 50 newspapers (see customer list here) including Roanoke (VA) Times and San Antonio (TX) Express- News. In 2012, the company built a full online paid subscription platform for the Millwaukee Journal Sentinel, whose strategy gained 95% forced upsells even with a 17% rate hike,  according to the case study in LocalMediaInsider. See the case study for the full strategy.

Endorsements by : Kelly Wood


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CityLinkTV

Endorsements : 1

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CityLinkTV is a video platform that allows companies to instantly start live streaming and archiving their streams with just a camera and microphone. The price is a one time payment of $350 per year. How it works: After signing up, the site will prompt you to download Flash Media Live Encoder 3.2, a free platform provided by Adobe that supports video and audio streaming. The site can be used with any standard video camera that has the three (red, white, yellow) wires into a PC. Also allows separate microphones. Features include eight built in ad units, an archive for each media customer (these include videos of advertisers as well as footage), and hosting. Used by Houston Herald to create live video coverage of high school sports and soon to be used for coverage of city council and other meetings, case study here.

Endorsements by : Editor


AscadNetworks

Endorsements : 1

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Ascad Networks provides membership services software, as well as a decentralized group of PHP/MySQL programmers, designers and web specialists spread over North America, but based in Chicago.

Endorsements by : Gary Spurgeon


RealTidbits

Endorsements : 3

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RealTidbits platform adds a variety of user-generated tools for media sites, including comments, forums, photo galleries with social sharing and analytics. 

Endorsements by : Paul Chapman, Jeffrey Raper, Brona Kernan


Creative Circle Media

Endorsements : 1

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Provides turnkey content management system for newspaper sites including paid content capabilities. Fully customizable. Founder has background in newspaper design. PRLink is a separate platform that allows online order taking for press releases. 

Endorsements by : Alisa Cromer


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Taboola

Endorsements : 1

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Taboola supplies related video content for media sites, adding some paid content with a revenue share. 

Mentioned in the MediaMinds "Round up of native advertising summit 2014".

Endorsements by : Editor


Freestreams

Endorsements : 1

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Free stream provides streaming audio and video content for online publishers in return for ability to place ads in the content, on a shared revenue basis. Publishers can negotiate local ads sold on the streams.  Content includes more than 20 musical genres, plus talk, faith and sports. 

Endorsements by : Patrick Bass


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Second Street Media

Endorsements : 25

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Second Street Media is a leading provider of private-label platforms for contests, daily deals and photo galleries. Customer service includes phone support, webinars, "Best of" awards for customers and an online learning center to access these materials. Features include platforms for contests, sweepstakes and giveaways that run online or on Facebook, a daily deals platform integrated with email and text, and photo publishing and e-commerce platform.  Co-Founder Matt Coen serves on the Board of Directors of Local Media Association. Critical vendor for 1900 media companies. LocalMediaInsider's case study on E.W. Scripps, who uses the platform for Facebook contesting, a central sales initiative is here. See also Six Mega Contests created on Second Street Media's Upickem platform; how to create a money-making Wedding ContestContest ideas for 16 business categories, and

Endorsements by : Bill Eans, Brett Hulsey, Cindy Butner, Peter Bakke, Michael Adams, Mark Briggs, Sarah Taylor, John Jordan, Mike Schuttinga, Laurel Lane, Bruce Kropp, Lisa Davis, David Carfolite, Bryan Stroud, Mark Dobie, Christina Rice, Kurt Lozier, Sam Gett, Glen Callanan, Shana Hoch, Ethan Busse, Brett Carr , Sam Williams, Lisa Miksis


TuneGenie

Endorsements : 2

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The TuneGenie allows radio stations to create customized, branded music playlists for their website and Facebook fan page.

Endorsements by : Brian Foster, Michael Rea