Fry Communications and Godengo Announce Online Solutions Partnership
MECHANICSBURG, PA—June 28, 2011—Fry Communications, one of the nation’s leading printers, and Godengo, an online magazine platform provider, are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership. As part of the agreement, the two companies will cross promote their services and work together on innovative, multichannel solutions to help publishers reach readers in print and online.
This partnership reflects Fry’s continuing commitment to provide its customers readily deployable and scalable digital publishing and workflow options, which now include mobile offerings through the ThumbMedia Group, rich media solutions through Trifecta Interactive Productions, workflow solutions through Aysling Digital Media Solutions, and Fry’s own Web-based buyer’s guides.
“With over 160 client sites in a range of markets, Godengo has built a scalable platform that serves the online needs for a wide variety of publishers,” said David Fry, chief technology officer of Fry Communications. “Our vision at Fry has always been to provide expertise in every area of interest to publishers. Bringing Godengo into the Fry family of media solutions means more proven digital publishing options are now available to our customers. We’re very excited to develop this relationship.”
“Godengo is very pleased to announce this partnership with Fry Communications. It’s a natural step as we provide expanded online, mobile and digital solutions for publishers,” said Peter Stilson, Godengo’s CEO. “Our customers will benefit from development of new products as well as the broad experience the partnership brings to the publishing community.”
As part of this partnership, Fry has also made a minority investment in Godengo Inc. through NPI Ventures, the arm of the company that develops non-print initiatives.
About Fry Communications
For over 75 years, Fry Communications, Inc. (www.frycomm.com) has continually expanded and diversified to meet the needs of its customers from its campus in Mechanicsburg, PA. As one of the nation’s largest privately-held integrated communications companies, Fry provides category-leading premedia, printing, distribution, direct mail, fulfillment, information publishing, publisher and marketing services to its growing customer base. Fry’s consultative approach, diverse resources, respected expertise, and surprising flexibility delivers unique solutions for information distribution in print, via direct mail, on the World Wide Web, and beyond.
About Godengo Inc.
Godengo provides print and web publishers with a variety of robust online solutions enabling them to more effectively compete online and on mobile/digital platforms. Godengo’s Rivista content management system (CMS) lets publishers transform to multimedia content providers, multiplying traffic volume and increasing profits. Typically, publications using Rivista double or triple their web traffic in the first six months. The Godengo Online Ad Network harnesses an affluent, upscale consumer, providing local and regional advertisers national reach and national advertisers focused reach into local markets. Publishers are invited to visit www.godengo.com, or call (800) 609-8994.