By Tom Ratkovich Published May 20, 2019
Raleigh, NC, May 17, 2019: LEAP, the news media’s leading full-service provider of data-optimized omnichannel marketing solutions has been selected by Adams Publishing Group to drive an ambitious multi-channel audience strategy.
Adams Publishing Group (APG) is a family-owned community newspaper company that operates 27 daily newspapers and more than 100 non-daily newspapers in 15 states and the District of Columbia. APG will use LEAP’s technology and rich newsmedia expertise to provide an end-to-end solution designed to meaningfully improve customer development, retention and value. This includes providing a 360 degree customer view and the execution of LEAP’s unique Customer Lifecycle Management curriculum, currently utilized by 300 newsmedia brands across North America to optimize marketing performance.
Commenting on the collaboration, Tom Ratkovich, LEAP’s co-founder and president, stated, “APG is a vibrant, growing publisher committed to providing high quality products and services that make a positive difference in the lives of its constituents. We are privileged to support its vision for community media.”
Esther Maina, Vice President, Circulation & Audience Development at Adams Publishing Group commented, “This partnership will bring a new level of technology and automation to our circulation department’s audience development initiatives that most have never experienced during their newspaper careers. I’m very excited to be part of this integration. I’m confident we will experience and enjoy increased circulation and revenue gains with the implementation of their Customer Lifecycle Management (CLM) curriculum.”
LEAP specializes in the media industry, applying best practices in the use of data, analytics and multi-channel marketing to drive digital and print subscriber initiatives, enhance customer value and diversify revenue. At the heart of those solutions is the BlueVenn Omnichannel Marketing Hub, specifically tailored to deliver analytics and customer journeys that grow, engage and monetize audiences.
LEAP is a BlueVenn company, leveraging the award-winning BlueVenn Omnichannel Marketing Hub in tandem with its strategic marketing services. LEAP serves 300 media and publishing brands across North America including GateHouse Media, Tribune Publishing, (Minneapolis) Star Tribune, Shaw Media Group and The Dallas Morning News. Its highly skilled team of experienced media strategists, data analysts and creative experts engineer and implement advanced strategies for audience, revenue and market share growth.
Founded in 2012, the company is based in Raleigh, NC.
About Adams Publishing Group
Adams Publishing Group was launched in late 2013 by Mark Adams with the support of his family. Since its first acquisition in 2014, APG has grown to 27 daily newspapers, more than 100 non-daily newspapers, and a number of other media-related businesses in 15 states and the District of Columbia. APG’s vision is to be a finically stable, high performing, merit-driven company that strives for excellence in everything it does, where “good” people want to be employed. “Good” is defined as those who are capable of, and engaged in, making the enterprise stronger and better every single day.