May 16 , 2004 - ELLSWORTH , MAINE – The Ellsworth American, one of America’s best known and most respected traditional newspapers, today announced the selection of Vision Data Equipment Corp., Rensselaer, New York as their business partner for all of the “front-end systems of the newspaper.
The purchase includes the Vision Total Advertising System, which combines Display and Classified sales and Accounts Receivables management in a single database, Vision Data’s newest graphical Total Accounts Payable/General Ledger system, Pagination systems, and the Vision Data Circulation Management System. With this purchase, the Gazette joins hundreds of other newspapers, nationwide, relying on Vision Data Systems to totally manage their newspaper sales, accounting and distribution systems.
“The stability, reliability and company philosophy of Vision Data seems to reflect the traditional values upon which the Ellsworth American was built,” according to Terri Carlisle, general manager of the newspaper, “. . . not to mention the fact that their software out-performed anything else we looked at.”
“We’re excited and anxious to get started with this project,” added Carlisle. Installation will be phased in over the next 6 – 9 months, starting with advertising and finishing with circulation.
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