The News Funnel Celebrates its Three-Year Anniversary
Content platform celebrates third year as the go-to real estate news and information resource for real estate professionals
(NEW YORK, N.Y. – June 9, 2015) – The News Funnel, the largest content platform in the real estate industry, is marking the third-year anniversary of its launch. In just three short years, the site has attracted over 125,000 real estate professionals to its free customized news service, as well as more than 2,500 companies who use the site to upload and distribute their news directly to their targeted audiences.
The News Funnel has built the most comprehensive database of real estate content on the web, featuring thousands of news sources, blogs, videos, press releases and market research reports. The News Funnel’s core product allows any real estate professional to build a customized news feed based on their location, industry segment, areas of interest and companies they choose to follow. The news feed streams only relevant content to the user through a variety of mediums (mobile, desktop, email) and is available completely for free.
After a yearlong effort to incorporate feedback from thousands of the site’s users, The News Funnel recently launched a mobile-friendly design that simplifies the platform and accommodates the rapidly growing user base. The website has also been developed to feature a responsive design, adapting its display for optimal viewing on any screen.
Besides curating news from thousands of news sources and blogs, The News Funnel enables any real estate related company to upload their own news directly to the site and its subscribers at no cost. Companies such as Jones Lang LaSalle, CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, NAI Global, Marcus & Millichap, Colliers International and DTZ use the site to upload and distribute their press releases, blogs, market research, events and videos.
The news funnel's platform also offers real estate professionals and companies a highly cost effective content creation service. Written by a seasoned team of real estate writers, The News Funnel’s content creation service includes press releases, social media, blogs, videos, white papers, market research, website content and more. All content is written in a highly personalized manner and serves to enhance SEO strategies.
"Our dramatic growth in just three short years confirms our original premise that busy real estate professionals want relevant news and content pushed to them in the simplest and most efficient way possible," stated Michael Beckerman, CEO of The News Funnel. "We are excited to be building out even more features that will be launched in the near future that will continue to build on our core mission of delivering actionable content for both residential and commercial real estate professionals in a mobile-friendly experience,” continued Beckerman.
About The News Funnel
The News Funnel is the largest real estate news platform in the industry. The free site features over 5,000 feeds, sourced and indexed from industry-specific trade publications, major media sources, companies and professionals. In addition to search, subscribers can create personalized real estate news feeds based on their geographic markets, industry segments and areas of interest, that are accessible on their personalized home pages that refresh 24/7. Featuring a responsive design, mobile app and email alert, subscribers can access their customized news anywhere, at any time.
The News Funnel is currently available in 55 markets across the U.S. and new markets are being added on a regular basis.