CHICAGO, July 10, 2012 – ePublishing, Inc., a cloud-based SaaS provider of integrated Content Management, eCommerce and CRM solutions announced an agreement to acquire the clients, staff and technology of Ellington CMS and Ellington Marketplace from The World Company's Mediaphormedia software division.
"With this announcement, our first priority will be uninterrupted service for all Ellington CMS and Ellington Marketplace customers," said Thomas Chaffee, CEO of ePublishing. "We look forward to continuing development, implementation and ongoing support as we personally welcome each Ellington customer to the ePublishing family."
"Online and mobile technologies are accelerating in sophistication and play an increasingly key role for media companies, who as a group have the absolute highest requirements," said Bill Fowle, Director of Digital Operations for The World Company. "Ellington has been a leader in the CMS space and transitioning our clients to the best possible service, technology, infrastructure and expertise was paramount. We found that in ePublishing."
Increasingly, media companies are realizing that Cloud Software as a Service business solutions are the best path to deliver more to advertisers and grow their enterprise value while achieving the necessary speed to recognize, adopt and capitalize on emerging revenue opportunities.
ePublishing drives profit for publishers with tools and services that empower a wide range of business models, leveraging new and broadly diversified income streams - creating deep reader engagement with contextual Content, Community and Commerce.
"Content consumption is changing rapidly and so must the technology that creates, drives and monetizes the online and mobile presence of today's media companies," said Chaffee. "We look forward to offering the marketplace a choice of two industry-leading technology platforms backed by our dedication to media industry best practices and obsessive 24 x 7 service and support."
"The top priority of both The World Company and ePublishing is to continue supporting our customers and making the transition for clients and staff both transparent and simple," said Fowle.
ePublishing drives profit for publishers and media companies with tools and services that empower users to create a wide range of business models, leverage new and diversified income streams and automatically generate deep reader engagement with contextual Content, Community and Commerce.
The company's primary product, an Enterprise Publishing System (EPS), is a fully integrated, Cloud-based Software as a Service backed by custom development, design and 24 x 7 support. Features include content management, community, e-commerce, social media, publishing workflow, audience management, SEO, video, advertising, blogs, e-mail newsletters, directories, data and user management/CRM.
Begun in 2000 as a business venture of World Co.'s Lawrence Journal-World, Ellington's feature-rich web CMS and local business search service Marketplace serves over 300 websites in North America and has helped clients amass a multitude of top industry awards.
Exceptional software, proven processes, deep expertise and untiring customer service make it easy to switch, take control and make more money.