January 5, 2015 - RENSSELAER, NEW YORK – Vision Data has spent the last 40 years building an outstanding reputation for developing solid industry-leading systems that are packed with innovative ROI-building features and are backed by the industry’s most experienced development and support team.
Vision Data’s has an unmatched history of customer retention, through prompt, professional “over the top” customer service and support and the innovation packaged into our constantly evolving products. Vision has experienced steady sustained growth, under the same private ownership in this age of mergers and acquisitions and has fostered an environment focused on creating ROI enhancing features for publishers rather than short-term profits for investors.
Among those long-time customers re-investing in Vision Data in the past few weeks are:
Recorder Community Newspapers, Bernardsville, NJ, a 25-year+ Vision Data customer, re-invested in Vision Data in the last quarter of 2014 in both the areas of layout & pagination and Circulation Management.. Pagination and Layout will expedite the assembling of both classified and ROP pages more efficiently via InDesign. Circulation Management will enable to The Recorder to modernize their circulation departments and more easily manage their digital subscriptions.
Taylorville, IL – The Daily Breeze–Courier is moving from a local stand-alone server to the “cloud” while also updating their Vision Data Total Advertising and Circulation Management Systems and adding the VisionWeb Circulation Manager, which fosters self-management of subscriber accounts via the web.. The Daily Breeze–Courier is also a family-owned company and a long-time Vision Data customer.
The Rutland (VT) Herald, another 20-yr+ customer, is installing the VisionWeb Commercial Ad placement system, which will allow Realtors and other select commercial advertisers to design and enter their own ads, billed directly to their account, via the web. A special portal is also being designed to allow Funeral Directors to enter their own obits and death notices, in one or multiple papers 24/7 without staff assistance.
Woburn, MA – The Daily Times Chronicle, another family-owned 25-yr+ Vision Data customer, has also opted to upgrade their Advertising and Circulation Management Systems and move to the “cloud”. Additionally they will be adding VisionWeb tools for Circulation Management and Classified customer Web Ad placement. VisionWeb Classified Ad Entry enables individuals to place and manage their own ads and submit credit card payments through a secure PCI compliant portal in a real time environment. Advertisers can design their own ads for digital and/or print editions, submit photos, ad artwork and control run dates.
Emmerich Newspapers, Inc., Jackson MS – has relied on Vision Data Systems for over 30 years. They have contracted to add Vision Data Advertising to the Delta Democrat, Greeneville, MS and to update Advertising and Circulation Systems for each of their other daily newspapers which include The Greenwood Commonwealth and The Enterprise-Journal in Macomb. They will be centralizing the processing of their three dailies on Vision Data’s hosted “cloud system”, which will save time and resources while adding new ROI producing functionality. Additionally, all three sites will be adding VisionWeb – Circulation tools for 24/7 subscriber access and payment processing.
Morgantown, WV – The Dominion Post, another family owned newspaper has chosen to replace their legacy Vision Data Circulation application with Vision Total Circulation and VisionWeb Circulation Management applications. The Dominion Post has been using Vision Data’s legacy Circulation Management software for 20+ years. Vision Total Circulation streamlines all areas of circulation processing including carrier , mail, and single copy activities as well as subscriber services and management functions, including required Post Office reporting. VisionWeb Circulation Management enables subscribers to have 24/7 access to their digital and print accounts. They can renew on-line, receive automated renewal reminders and enter comments and vacations through a secure PCI compliant portal in a real time environment. Additionally, Carriers and Dealers along with District Managers will be able to track activity and view and print routes via browser access. VisionWeb Circulation is designed to save time in all areas while creating revenue opportunities.
Vision’s President, Tom Dempsey is very pleased to continue these long standing relationships and believes the company’s foundational concept of providing stable, quality support, rock solid accounting and cost effective and feature rich applications will continue their steady growth and long term newspaper relationships.
About Vision Data
- Vision Data Equipment Corp
. offers advertising, sales management/CRM, circulation management, online marketing, pagination, retail layout and ad tracking solutions for media groups including Pioneer News Group, Shaw Media, Community Newspaper Holdings Inc and Community Newspapers Inc. With more than 3,000 local newspaper publications relying on its solutions, Vision Data
offers self hosted, SaaS and IaaS solutions designed to meet each newspapers budget. Their motto – Strong Accounting Driving Marketing provides the platform of quality accounting systems designed to increase market share and streamline overhead. Visit our web site at www.vdata.com