Associate Memberships are available to businesses that support CRMA members. The following directory is a list of current CRMA Associate Members. For information on becoming an Associate Member, click HERE.
Ad Sales Genius is a technology-driven, 100% mobile device compatible CRM solution built from the ground up to support sales, production, and accounting across 250+ types of media properties spanning publishing, out-of-home, event/expo planning, and digital advertising. Fully integrating with many industry-standard software platforms and services, our software is built on the belief that a sales tool is only as powerful as each team member’s ability to use it to its highest potential. That’s why we are 100% dedicated to providing personalized onboarding, first-class support, and regular proactive updates to address emerging industry needs.
Brain Swell Media offers sales training, sales coaching and revenue strategy consulting to media companies in the B2B and Consumer space.To date, 25+ CRMA member magazines have been trained with results of 15%-35% revenue growth in less than 90 days.
Broadstreet is the industry-leading Ad Manager built for direct sales teams. Voted #1 by news, magazine and CRMA publishers on G2Crowd, it drives direct digital sales of display ads and sponsored content. Clients include Today Media, MyNorth, St Louis Magazine, Moffly Media, New Jersey Monthly, and many others.
Put one of the largest manufacturers of high quality recognition plaques and awards to work for you!
Our 45 years in business have made us innovative brand builders for our publishing partners through customized and managed ecommerce solutions, auto-populated plaques and awards to drive sales, email marketing campaign management, graphics support for compelling designs and a live directory of current and past winners to drive increased sales year after year.
Our manufacturing and ecommerce capabilities are supported with the best customer service in the industry. We make it very easy to do business!
For more than two decades, Castle Connolly has been America’s trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. The company helps consumers and businesses to find and access the very best in American medicine. Castle Connolly is proud of its long-term relationships with 40+ CRMA magazines for their annual Top Doctors features.
Circulation Verification Council is an independent, third-party reporting audit and readership study company. CVC audits over 1,700 editions with a combined circulation of more than 55 million, including most CRMA members. CVC audits cover printing, distribution, circulation, websites, digital editions, mobile, email, social media and readership studies.
CMG provides publishers of many of the world’s leading magazine brands with comprehensive retail sales, circulation marketing, billing/collection and supply chain solutions for the Mass market, International and Specialty market newsstand channels.
Since 1914, Cummings has specialized in the printing of publications. Flexible scheduling, responsive customer service and superior quality are the strength of our company. Clients never get lost in the shuffle. Every job gets the attention it deserves.
DataJoe is a time-saving and revenue-generating software platform. City magazines use DataJoe to automate voting and tallying for reader’s-choice Best lists (such as top doctors, lawyers, dentists, and best of the city), saving tens or hundreds of hours a year. DataJoe also provides automated online publishing and e-commerce tools for best of presentation. In this capacity, DataJoe offers multiple related online revenue streams, including enhancements, e-commerce, and other methods.
Digital Rocket Engines are market intelligence tools that are created exclusively for city and regional magazine publishers. We provide robust databases to help grow your audience and boost digital revenue.
ESP (Enterprise Subscription Processing) provides outsourced order processing and data management for magazines and other subscription based businesses resulting in cost savings, increased efficiency and better service. ESP is a leader in subscription fulfillment for business publications and regionals, specializing in servicing publications with high-frequency, complicated distribution, or other unusual requirements. Flexible and experienced, ESP is customer-focused and customer-driven; we pride ourselves in providing the highest levels of service, both to the subscribers and the publisher.
Five Star Professional conducts market research to define and promote professional excellence in Wealth Management, Real Estate, Mortgage Professionals and Home & Auto Insurance. The Five Star designation assists consumers in selecting a service professional that other consumers say provides exceptional client satisfaction and service. Five Star Professional joins forces with CRMA to promote Five Star-designated professionals in more than 45 markets across the United States.
With a heritage in print and a focus on new technology, Fry Communications, Inc. has continually expanded and diversified to meet the needs of its customers. As one of the nation’s largest privately held communications companies, Fry provides category-leading solutions in publishing and marketing services. Through the Fry Family Network™, Fry offers integrated solutions for sales and production management, content delivery strategy, circulation and audience development, customer acquisition, and direct mail. The network allows Fry consultants to couple expertise in traditional prepress, print, and distribution with progressive content delivery and management solutions to help publishers engage their audiences.
For over 30 years, Hudson Group has provided travelers across the continental U.S. and Canada with the items they need and the brands they trust. Our portfolio of brands include our iconic Hudson and Hudson News stores as well as proprietary and branded specialty stores and food & beverage locations. With our core purpose to be the Traveler’s Best Friend, we keep customers at the heart of our business.
January Spring is a B2B digital marketing agency that works with niche publishers to grow their membership, event attendance, and subscribers using a proven combination of targeted, programmatic display, social media and search. We act as the back-office marketing technology and service provider for our publishers. As a natural extension of publisher partnerships, we offer best-of-breed digital products for their advertisers – 100% margins, no minimums or set-up fees. We are members of Niche Alliance, CRMA, SIPA and a Brain Swell Ad Sales Nation Sponsored Partner.
JK Associates (est. 1992) independently supports publishers to successfully navigate through the challenging and changing newsstand industry. We pride ourselves in handling each of our client’s magazine distribution as if it were our own. Joe Luca and Triva Bridges have 50+ years of newsstand experience. With city and regional magazines, every store counts, which requires regular hands-on review, ensuring markets are properly covered. Whether looking for a team to manage your complete newsstand distribution or simply seeking additional support to supplement your existing team with regular maintenance and management, we can personalize our services to meet your needs.
LaunchPad Media Management is a cloud solution that integrates CRM, AR/billing, order entry, production, reporting and web analytics into a single software solution. Our LaunchPad Media Intelligence reporting platform is the industry leader when it comes to creating and saving customized reports. LaunchPad is able to easily integrate with audience database and other 3rd party services via APL.
Localist is an events calendar software that makes beautiful, mobile responsive calendars for websites across the world. Localist’s calendar software makes it easy for community partners and the general public to submit events, browse events by interest, share event listings all while increasing your calendar’s SEO. Localist makes it easy for your organization to monetize on the calendar while minimizing the amount of administrative work the calendar has historically required.
LSC Communications is a global leader in traditional and digital print, print-related services and office products that serves the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers. The Company’s service offering includes e-services, warehousing and fulfillment and supply chain management.
LSC LSC DIGITAL is an industry leader – in the direct response vertical providing an ongoing array of high quality marketing services. LSC has provided expert brokerage services to the direct marketing industry for over 30 years. DATA and data management sits at the core of what we do, – and by continuously leveraging new technologies and building a highly dedicated and experienced team it has allowed us to provide leading edge services to successfully support both B-2- B AND B-2- C marketers – with their off-line and on-line needs.
Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, MagHub is a product of Aysling Solutions, responsible for providing software solutions for managing complex operational processes. MagHub is the innovative, adaptive CRM/ERP and publishing workflow tool that helps media publishers improve their media businesses, whether they’re print or digital. Based in the cloud, MagHub is easy to deploy, use, and manage, and offers top-level support and assistance to all clients who may need it. MagHub is the only media publication CRM/ERP/Publishing Tool that any publisher needs to run a successful business from sales to production.
Learn more about MagHub at: www.maghub.com
Comprehensive media and marketing research to help City Regional Magazines (+ websites) earn incremental revenue by knowing their competitive strengths and their role in advertisers’ media mix. The service is supported with the quickest and easiest presentation software and tailored training.
MediaRadar is an ad sales intelligence service that helps magazines, websites, and newspapers improve ad sales by providing detailed analysis on over 1.3 million brands, with advertising, editorial, newsletter, and social media insights from more than 7,000 media properties.
Midland National is an innovative, creative, focused, and cost-effective paper distribution company. Midland National has a proven track record of developing and maintaining consultative paper programs for our clients. We will help you reduce costs and realize time and production efficiencies, while meeting your environmental and aesthetic goals. With our detail-oriented team of dedicated professionals bringing experience from all facets of the paper and printing industry, we serve as your partners in print. We pride ourselves on and providing outstanding service, practical knowledge, technological innovation and continuous value-added services.
Launched as a joint venture under GfK in 2019, MRI-Simmons combines the assets and expertise of two of the leading consumer insights providers in the US. Together, they will offer agency, media, and advertiser clients the best in research and technology with the highest quality data, the strongest strategic partnerships, the most innovative digital platforms, and intuitive, easy-to-use visual reporting.
MRI’s Survey of the American Consumer® – which has maintained MRC accreditation for over 20 years – is used in the majority of US media and marketing plans and has long been the industry standard for magazine audience ratings. Simmons measures American consumer psychographics, preferences, attitudes, and media behaviors by closely overlaying survey and passively measured data using advanced measurement sciences.
NetSuite for Media and Publishing Companies manages all of your customers—subscribers and advertisers alike—in one, unified application suite that seamlessly integrates sales with back-office financial, accounting and order management processes. NetSuite for Media Companies is based on the experience and best practices of a host of media firms, complemented with a proven professional services implementation methodology and configuration services.
• Execute sales campaigns within the system and easily measure results.
• Manage both aspects of sales: selling insertion orders to advertisers and subscriptions to your readership.
• Track advertisements from insertion order through fulfillment and verification, then automatically generate invoices per customized billing schedules.
• Integrate with other solutions such as DoubleClick and other verification servers.
Palm Coast Data provides a strategically engineered mix of digital, online and traditional technologies that acquire, retain and grow customer relationships – and increase revenue – for the nation’s leading magazine publishers, memberships, non-profit organizations, government agencies and other direct marketers. Palm Coast Data performs fulfillment and contact center services, including subscriber list and database management, payment and order processing, accounting, mailing services, customer service, business intelligence solutions, print and digital marketing solutions, and product fulfillment warehousing, processing and distribution.
People Centric Consulting Group is a management consulting firm based in Springfield, Missouri that implements people-focused solutions to common business challenges and helps to develop future organizational leaders. People Centric Consulting Group helps small and mid-sized businesses achieve the next level of growth through strategic planning, leadership development and process improvements.
At PopMount, we produce museum-quality plaques, banners, reprints and more to showcase your content. Choose from a variety of plaques: glass, acrylic or our unique modern mount. We partner with publishers to promote your brand and content to your readers. Let us set up your custom e-commerce site to sell directly to consumers or buy from us wholesale and do the re-selling on your own terms – either way you will connect with your readers and bring your revenue back home.
Professional Research Services (PRS) is a nationally operating research firm located in Troy, Michigan. The company conducts peer-review surveys of professionals to determine the top doctors, dentists, lawyers, chiropractors and realtors within a specific geographical area. PRS then licenses this data to city and regional magazines and other media outlets around the country. PRS’ listings have been featured in magazines nationwide including Honolulu Magazine, Seattle Met, Rhode Island Monthly, Sacramento Magazine, (201) magazine, New Orleans Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine and Hour Detroit.
Publication Printers is a proven leader in the magazine printing industry. Today, our offerings have expanded to include blended media solutions such online editions & apps, augmented reality, email marketing, one-to-one marketing and much more.
Pugpig is the publishing platform behind the biggest (and not so big) names in magazines, from Foreign Affairs to Conde Nast Traveler and from Tortoise to The Economist, we provide publishers with everything they need to launch fully hosted paid websites and apps in a matter of days.
Roosevelt Paper is a nationwide company that serves the magazine,catalog, and newspaper insert industries providing both coated and uncoated papers. Roosevelt specializes in 28# through 100# coated offset in text and cover weights as well as standard uncoated grades. Our three large warehouses and converting facilities allow us to store, ship, and bill your paper when needed, resulting in improved cash flow. Contact Roosevelt today or visit our website to save money on your paper costs.
For over a decade, Second Street has been the leading provider of private-label online promotions platforms and partner success services for media companies and brands that want to generate revenue, increase website traffic and build a database of loyal consumers. Based in St. Louis, our software solutions and partner support enable companies to maximize customer engagement and convert website visits into revenue contests, sweepstakes, polls, and email communications.
SFG is a technology, marketing and operational services provider, uniquely suited to city and regional magazines. We offer a real-time relational database, partnership-focused culture, flexible system, leading-edge technology, and high-touch customer care.
Site Impact’s Private Label Email Data & Technology solutions have been powering major marketing and media companies for nearly 10years. Offering in-house developed technology, Site Impact streamlines an advertiser’s capabilities from selling a standard print ad in the paper to providing geo-targeted, hyper-local, email marketing and digital advertising.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
The Magazine Manager® of Mirabel Technologies is the global leader of publishing CRM solutions. Serving more than 15,000 publications and media companies worldwide, this flexible web-based software app drastically reduces overhead costs and manpower hours by connecting sales, production and billing into one simple package.
“The Weeks Group”, a team of industry trained sales leaders with a real passion for selling your media solutions. We create a media package and sales strategy and then sell 6 months and 12 months contracts on the front line with your sales team. We have earned a powerful reputation in the industry for delivering real revenue results. Our 1-week revenue events have generated millions of dollars in new ad revenues for the media industry. We are paid based on revenue results.
With our partner circulation of over one million and total print reach of nearly ten million readers in all 50 states, Top Dentists produces the most recognizable list of dentists in America. We provide lists to magazines on a license fee and or revenue sharing basis.
TownNews delivers digital publishing innovation. Grow your brand and monetize content with a responsive design website, mobile app, and digital edition. TownNews consultative services include marketing and monetization strategies.
Trend Offset Printing is one of the largest privately-held publication printers in American, with three divisions specializing in web offset printing and distribution of magazines. Trend-National Scope, Regional Focus. www.trendoffset.com
Has your media company hit a roadblock? If you’re not sure what’s holding you back or how to act on ideas you have for growth, Tunney Media Solutions can help put the pieces together with creative, strategic solutions. Through her consulting business, seasoned media professional, Leslie Tunney combines executive-level experience with a hands on approach to assist publishers in such areas as operations review, revenue growth, events, new products and more. As a former Publisher and past president of CRMA, Leslie knows your business and the challenges you’re facing. Through actionable insights she can get your business back on track.
We help brands and publishers expand and monetize their most valuable asset — their audience. Our services act like a digital marketing department plug-in to your business. Every department of a business can connect with the target consumer, foster relationships, and strategically use data.