Software Solutions for Content Producers
Forbes Magazine (Slovakia), a leading source of business news and financial information published by Business Consulting & Media Ltd. (BC & M), adopts Contract for Media 2010 software solution
"Contract for Media 2010 will help us to connect our business in Czech and Slovak Republics, to simplify and automate many processes and to bring on-line visual planning to our magazines," explained BC & M Partner Erik Conrad.
The Media Solutions team has focused on creating software solutions for over a decade. Currently, Media Solutions active clients span three continents, including 80% of national newspapers and 57% of weekly magazines in Slovakia (source: ABC circulation audit). Clients include Petit Press, 7Plus, Perex, Ecopress, Trend Representative, Sanoma International, Motorpresse, Ringier (China and Romania) and other clients in the U.S., Serbia, Croatia and Ukraine.
In 2010-11, Media Solutions launched its suite of solutions in a new, web-interface platform to better meet customer needs. "Our software products for media are very popular due to our CRM system, which combines contracts, orders, billing and advertising material with visual page planning for magazines and the web. Furthermore, our content management system supports cooperation between printing and on-line media.
"Our system combines all content from different sources under one roof, organizes it and keeps it moving through editorial workflow processes via outputs including export to graphic templates and web-based applications. The full-text search function can also generate specialized newsletters or SMSes," added Jakub Görner, Chairman of Media Solutions.