CBRE's Chicago office becomes the 400th company to sign up for The News Funnel
New site enables real estate companies to target industry professionals directly with their news
NEW YORK CITY (MAY 2013) – The News Funnel (www.thenewsfunnel.com), a new, free website that enables real estate professionals to create a customized News Funnel based on their unique preferences, has announced that more than 400 companies are now using the site's Company News Channel service to upload their content directly to the site's several thousand subscribers. CBRE's Chicago office became the 400th company to sign up for this free news distribution service on The News Funnel.
Since launching in the real estate industry in spring 2012, The News Funnel has grown to now offer its free site in a total of fifteen markets. The News Funnel scans thousands of publications and blogs to deliver a customized news stream for its subscribers. What’s also unique about the site is that it allows companies to upload their own news to the site via their own News Channels and therefore reach industry professionals instantaneously without any editing. The 400 plus companies that have created News Channels represent a broad cross section of the industry including developers, REITS, brokers, engineers, architects, marketing firms, mortgage brokers, banks and many more. The site also curates news for every aspect of the real estate industry such as office, industrial, retail and residential.
"The News Funnel continues to attract a 'who's who’ of real estate companies throughout the country that recognize the amazing benefits of our content distribution tools, " stated Michael Beckerman, Founder and CEO of the site. "While our subscriber base continues to grow, so does the amount of very exciting content coming into the site directly from the leading real estate companies in each of the local markets we operate in. Our goal at The News Funnel is to build the largest database of news from both the media and directly from companies in the industry which is searchable, delivered in customized feeds to professionals and organized by each company that has a profile on the site," Beckerman added.
About The News Funnel
The News Funnel is a free, web-based news aggregator for real estate professionals that sources industry-specific news from trade publications and major media sources. Subscribers create customized news feeds for their geographic market, industry segment and areas of interest that are accessed on their personalized home page or via a daily email.
In addition to pulling in news from thousands of media sources, The News Funnel features Company News Channels (CNCs) — web pages that are available at no charge to companies to upload press releases, event notifications, blogs and market research reports that are then distributed into the funnels of subscribers.
The News Funnel is currently available in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New York, Orlando, Pennsylvania, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. with new markets being expanded to on a regular basis.
For more information visit www.thenewsfunnel.com.