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Area-Info.net is a growing source for local news and events. Its mission is to become the source for people to find out anything local. This includes news, events, businesses and services. Through our network of Area Editors, Area-Info.net is a valuable resource seen by millions of people every month. Our network provides a unique opportunity for local businesses to tap into motivated buyers in their local area.
Most importantly, Area-Info.net provides the opportunity for Area Editors to chart their own course and achieve personal goals. Using Area-Info.net to generate customers for local businesses, the Area Editor is the important link that introduces buyers to sellers. In this vital role, Area Editors generate revenue for local businesses and for themselves.
Our mission is to provide a consistent and recognizable format for people (citizen journalists) to read and share local news. Local editorial content and businesses create a local news and information site where people are searching online while local representation creates the valuable one-to-one relationship with the business owner.
This is a unique combination which gives you a structured format and gives you the ability to be an entrepreneur while creating your own business.
We are pleased that you have taken some time to find out more about Area-Info.net and how you can be one of our success stories.
Following you will find additional information outlining how we meet the needs of the local community. However, what you don't see is how we support you through our back-end systems and coaching.
I hope you find this information helpful and encourages you to not delay exploring the opportunity further. Read through these pages and explore the opportunity Area-Info.net has to offer. I look forward to meeting you.
Note on Giving Back
Area-Info.net is dedicated to serving the needs of the communities we serve through the investment of our resources and employee participation. We direct our giving to nonprofit organizations that address vital community needs and issues, focusing on community development, education, arts, environment, youth, seniors and human services.
In the communities we serve, our local editors discover and present local organizations which exhibit best non-profit practices, fundraising and staff and board development for consideration of our Giving Back program.
Are You the RIGHT Person?
Area-Info.net is looking for entrepreneurial sales professionals who are “committed, competitive and prosperous.” Who will take opportunities and turn them into a profitable business while being a leader in their community.
As a new local media company (with more than 30 years of experience behind it) and a growing national presence, our goal is to gather “user-generated” local news through a network of independent entrepreneurs, citizen journalists and grassroots efforts.
Area Editors for Area-Info.net support the community by offering valuable SEO and SEM services to local businesses and inviting others in the community to post local news and events. As the Area Publisher, you are linking local businesses with people in the community who are searching for services.
By taking advantage of the new media (more people read news online,69%, than in print,31%,The Pew Project for Excellence), you will work hand in hand with local community leaders to effectively reach and serve the public.
In each area there is an Area Editor who represents Area-Info.net. Our Area Editors are an integral part of their communities and a sales catalyst for area merchants seeking their share of the online market. They enjoy the freedom and flexibility of owning their own business while operating with standardized formats.
Powerful Marketing Medium.
87% of the people start their search online for local products and services. People are looking for local businesses. People want to buy from someone they trust, who is a great resource and close to them. We are giving local business owners a way for them to even the playing field and become an expert and a resource for their customers.
We all know that printed media still has good information. But, people are looking for information in a new way … the internet. Some interesting things to keep in mind:
Content is KING! With our professional writers writing for you, Area-Info.net is a growing resource of relevant and valuable local information.
87% of the population starts their search on the internet. These searches include: travel, homes, electronics, lumber, insurance, restaurants, bikes, mechanics, plumbers, electricians, you get the idea. People are going to the internet.
17% increase in online news readership in 2010.
5% decline in print newspaper readership during same time. (Nielsen Media Research)
92% decline in classified ad revenue for print newspapers in the last 10 years. (naa.org)
23% increase in online ad revenue for Q1 2011. Businesses are looking for places on the internet to spend their advertising dollars.
Travelling across America, I find that people want to know what is happening in “their” town. The national news is good, but it can be found in myriad places. Many small newspapers just repost national headlines. It is difficult to find the true “local news.” Area-Info.net through our network of Area Editors will change the way people read and share their news.
Area-Info.net is for you!
Area-Info.net is comprised of a network of independent entrepreneurs in the business of sales and marketing, gathering and coordinating editorial content and being actively involved in their communities as the area news hounds; Establishing and building relationships with local business owners. Area Editors are connected to their communities and work primarily with local businesses and retain a large portion of all local ad revenues plus create a residual revenue stream.
Area-Info.net provides the brand recognition, industry insight, sharing of best practices, back-end administrative assistance, coaching and programming to enable Area Editors to focus primarily on sales and marketing efforts and local editorial content. The most important aspect, Area-Info.net provides the opportunity to chart their course with a vehicle to reach their goals.
Through our growing network of Area Editors, Area-Info.net will touch the lives of millions of people across the United States.
We’re looking for someone who:
Has a well-defined personal goal for their future
Wants to be their own boss and thinks like an entrepreneur
Enjoys their community and wants to help business owners achieve their goals
Has a passion to succeed
Knows online is the future
Understands the value of a residual income
Needs to earn $80k or more per year
Has an optimistic outlook on life and relationships
Is fun to be around
Would you like a business in which you:
Represent a growing brand in the news and information industry
Operate independently, but with strong support
Control your own business and time schedule
Flexibility to work from home
Develop lasting relationships throughout the community
Promote your area as a leading member of the online publishing world
Have no inventory, no printing costs, or facilities to manage
Grow your worth by building a residual income
To learn more about a career with Area-Info.net, send a short autobiography (it’s all about you!) with information about why you would be a great fit for an Area Editor.