DVGBC SIGNS UP WITH THE NEWS FUNNEL TO DISTRIBUTE CONTENT DIRECTLY TO SITE’S GROWING READERSHIP
NEW YORK CITY (MARCH 2013) – The Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC), an institution for education and advocacy for environmentally-friendly builders, has announced that the Chapter has become the latest non-profit organization to sign up for The News Funnel’s Company News Channel (CNC) service to distribute its news and content to users of the fast-growing site. The News Funnel is a completely free site that allows real estate professionals to customize their industry news into a single, live feed.
Since launching in the real estate industry in mid-2012, The News Funnel has grown its subscriber base to several thousand professionals in a total of six states. These users, who are using the site to customize their real estate news from a comprehensive list of media sources, are able to set their preferences to follow companies profiled on the site and therefore receive all of the news about companies of interest.
”We are honored to have The Delaware Valley Green Building Council using The News Funnel to get their message out to the real estate industry,” stated Michael Beckerman, Founder and CEO of The News Funnel. "The growth of the number of industry non-profit organizations using our site has been one of the most exciting aspects of our progress at The News Funnel," Beckerman added.
About The Delaware Valley Green Building Council
The Delaware Valley Green Building Council works to inspire, educate, and connect people around green building practices that will transform our communities into healthier, more prosperous places for people to live, work and learn.
Formed in 2001, the DVGBC is a non-profit, mission-based chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, the nation’s foremost coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. The DVGBC is the primary point of contact for users, agencies, and companies interested in sustainable communities and is a leader in fostering cooperation and collaboration among organizations dedicated to environmentally responsible practices in the building industry. The objective of implementing green building practices is to improve site planning; to safeguard water and ensure its efficient use; to maximize energy efficiency, conserve materials and resources and insure indoor environmental quality. The goal is to significantly reduce or eliminate the negative impact of buildings on their occupants and on our environment. For more information visit www.dvgbc.org.
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.
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 website also features simple and advanced search capabilities. Aggregated content is stored for six months and users can search this content by keyword, market, industry segment or area of interest.
Headquartered in New York City, The News Funnel was founded by Michael Beckerman, a 25-year veteran of the public relations and media industries. The News Funnel launched in mid-2012 and is now curating news in a total of six markets, including Boston, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Washington, D.C. For more information visit www.thenewsfunnel.com.