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Fry Provides Publisher-Friendly Website Design

Press release from the issuing company

Mechanicsburg, PA -- Fry Communications (www.frycomm.com) expands its stable of technology offerings for publishers with a quickly deployable website utility geared specifically toward the needs of City and Regional Publications. Made possible through a strategic partnership with GCN Publishing, the turnkey and modular design allows publishers to quickly and easily create a revenue-generating City /Regional website with a host of features commonly associated with high end sites of this genre. This affordable and feature rich package provides maximum opportunities for future customization and enhancement based on an enduring standard technology platform.

Features include a suite of tools for sales lead tracking and delivery, subscription and registration, e-newsletter distribution, and a video library module, and rich website functional modules such as restaurant guides, blogs, reviews, event guides, city guides, and a topical channel search engine.

“This website technology is offered in response to the many requests we have received from our City and Regional Publishers. It is certainly a welcome counterpart to our print services for the over 100 City and Regional Publications we serve,” said Steve Grande, Fry’s VP of Sales. “We are pleased to offer such a robust and customizable alternative for regional website design. GCN is a forward-thinking, well established company serving many well-known publishing companies, and we are pleased to partner with them on this offering.”

“We are pleased to team up with Fry to offer a robust, yet cost-effective alternative for City and Regional magazine publishers,” said Joanne Persico, co-founder and president of GCN Publishing. “This new solution offers greater functionality than most custom-developed solutions, at less than half the cost.”

Celebrating 75 years, Fry Communications Inc. (www.frycomm.com) has continually expanded and diversified to meet the needs of its customers. Fry offers a broad range of service from its campus in Mechanicsburg, PA. One of the nation’s largest privately held integrated communications companies, Fry provides category-leading premedia, printing, distribution, direct mail, fulfillment, and information publishing services to its growing customer base. Fry’s consultative approach creates strong, lasting partnerships, and its diverse resources, respected expertise, and surprising flexibility delivers “outside of the box” solutions to today’s challenges – in print, by direct mail, on the Web, and beyond.