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ICREW NJ Signs up with The News Funnel to Distribute Content Directly to Sites Growing Readership in the Real Estate Industry



NEW JERSEY (December 2012) – The News Funnel, a new, free website that enables business readers to create a customized news funnel based on their unique preferences, announced today that the New Jersey Chapter of CREW Network, Industrial/Commercial Real Estate Women, Inc. (ICREW NJ), has signed up to join the growing number of real estate companies and industry organizations that distribute original content directly to users of the fast-growing site. ICREW NJ is a not-for-profit organization for woman that promotes communication and interaction between experienced commercial real estate professionals in New Jersey.

The News Funnel launched earlier this year with a focus on the real estate vertical and sources industry-specific articles, press releases, event announcements and market research reports from hundreds of media sources as well as companies and associations that are signed up for free via the site’s Company News Channel (CNC) service. The site is currently offering coverage in three U.S. markets: New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, with plans to expand nationally and into other business-to-business verticals in the near future.

With more than 500 business and real estate-focused media sources featured on the site, as well as content supplied directly by the more than 200 corporations and organizations that have created a CNC on the site, The News Funnel curates news from the most comprehensive set of sources in the real estate industry.

"ICREW NJ is the New Jersey Chapter of CREW Network (Commercial Real Estate Network), one of the leading trade organizations in the commercial real estate industry and we are delighted to welcome them to The News Funnel," stated Michael Beckerman, CEO/Founder of The News Funnel. "Our readers will benefit from following ICREW NJ on our site and receiving the organization’s important news and event information in their funnels."

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 (CNC’s) — 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. For more information visit

About CREW Network

The mission of CREW Network ( is to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women. CREW Network seeks to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by focusing on fulfilling four key initiatives: business development, leadership development, industry research and career outreach. CREW Network members represent all disciplines of commercial real estate - every type of expert required to "do the deal." Members comprise 8,000 commercial real estate professionals in 76 chapters across North America.

12/05/2012 - 14:50


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