Improved Customer Communication is Key Focus in Latest MediaSpan Production Management Software Release

October 4, 2011

Article by: MediaSpan

ProductionManagerPro® 5 introduces new customer portal and the ability to manage multi-media files in the latest release

Ann Arbor MI–-October 04 2011– MediaSpan a leading provider of digital content management online marketing advertising and business productivity solutions for the world s leading media companies announced today the latest release of their production management system ProductionManagerPro® 5.

“Keeping in mind the need to continually improve the communication process between customers sales and production we are excited to announce the inclusion of the customer portal in our latest release said Kevin Stoinoff Product Manager.”

The customer portal will improve efficiencies between customers sales and the production staff making proofing and receiving files from a customer a simple and quick process. Highlights of the customer portal include the ability for:

• Customers to view proofs edit the files and approve or submit changes without ever leaving the browser.
• Publishers to post an online catalogue of previously run ads with the ability for their customers to reorder placements with or without changes to the copy.
• The elimination of an FTP server as the customer portal gives customers the ability to upload ad components or complete ads directly in the portal.
• Integration with MediaSpan’s AdManagerPro® web portal giving publishing customers the ability to manage not only their ad content but even pay their bills and view complete account information all within the browser.

In addition to the customer portal other features in this latest release include the ability to handle audio video and other digital media formats. ProductionManagerPro® 5 also has updated the server technology for compatibility with the latest operating systems for Mac and PC plus Adobe CS5.5 integration.

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About ProductionManagerPro®

ProductionManagerPro® is an ad-tracking and workflow system designed to work the way ad builders work. It keeps the focus of ad building on streamlining processes tracking components and meeting deadlines.

About MediaSpan

MediaSpan Group Inc. ( powers digital content management online marketing advertising and business productivity solutions for the world s leading media companies including Sun Media Advance Publications MediaNews Paxton Heartland and Radio One. With more than 4 000 local newspaper radio and television properties relying on its solutions MediaSpan is the world’s largest network of local media companies and media consumers.

Headquartered in Ann Arbor MI MediaSpan has development support and sales offices worldwide including Melbourne FL New York City London UK and Irvine CA.