TownNews.com Partners with VMIX

February 11, 2009

Article by: BLOX Digital

MOLINE Ill. –TownNews.com has selected VMIX as its premium video solution provider. This partnership allows the hosting and software company to offer an enhanced video player that will give newspapers the ability to add another revenue stream to their Web site.

According to the Kelsey Group an advertising research firm small businesses spent $10.9 million on Internet video ads in 2007 and will spend as much as $1.5 billion in 2012. With our new enhanced video solution you will be able to offer your advertisers the product they want and need to engage online consumers. The VMIX platform supports a variety of desirable advertising options including overlay and sponsorship opportunities.

“We are very pleased that TownNews.com has chosen VMIX as its premium video solutions provider ” VMIX Regional Director of Business Development Steve Smith said. “We really believe that TownNews.com’s network of sites stands to benefit tremendously by creating a more interactive experience for its viewers and advertisers.”

This product is a great way to extend the reach of your newsroom by having the ability of accepting user-generated content via a computer camera or a mobile phone. It also provides fresh content topics relevant to your readers which in turn will prompt more visits and time spent on your site.

You will no longer need to worry about bandwidth storage or conversion charges associated with video as the base package includes up to 10 000 video views per month.

For pricing or more information please feel free to contact me or your sales manager.

About TownNews.com
TownNews.com based in Moline Ill. is majority owned by Lee Enterprises (LEE) a premier publisher of daily weekly online and specialty publications. TownNews.com hosts more than 1 500 online publications and offers a wide variety of products and services to U.S. newspapers. For more information visit www.townnews.com.

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If you’d like more information about this topic please call Greg Booras at 904/794-1400 or e-mail Greg at gbooras@townnews.com.