Chattanooga Times Free Press Selects Trumba to Power its Online Event Calendar Newspaper Builds Community by Presenting Local 'Go-and-Do' Content through

Trumba Connect Solution



    SEATTLE, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Trumba Corporation, a developer of
 innovative online calendaring solutions, announced today that the
 Chattanooga Times Free Press has selected Trumba(R) Connect to power its
 online event calendar. Trumba Connect is an online event calendaring
 solution that helps organizations increase event awareness and attendance
 and better connects them with their audiences through a comprehensive suite
 of tools that includes a hosted, interactive Web calendar, email, and
 reporting services.
     Trumba Connect offers the Chattanooga Times Free Press an array of
 event-centric tools that include the ability to maximize user-generated
 content through event submission forms, create categories of calendars
 based on event types or geography, reverse publish online event information
 into print products, and drop events onto an array of personal calendaring
 solutions. In addition, the Chattanooga Times Free Press is able to easily
 import information into its calendar from the Chattanooga Downtown
 Partnership, Chattanooga Area Convention and Visitors Bureau and other
 art-related organizations in the surrounding community.
     "We want the Chattanooga Times Free Press to be recognized as the
 authority for local information in Chattanooga," said Ed Bourn, New Media
 Manager for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. "Integrating Trumba Connect
 aligns with our overall online strategy to be THE source of news, weather,
 events and other local information of interest."
     The Chattanooga Times Free Press' online event calendar features
 information in a variety of categories such as sports, entertainment,
 lifestyle, community, and others. With Trumba Connect, the newspaper can
 easily expand these categories as needed. Trumba Connect also enables
 visitors to the Web site to view event information and interact with it by
 adding events to their personal calendars, setting event reminders,
 arranging to be notified if events change, and more. Visitors can also
 easily submit their own event information, which keeps the calendars
 active, interesting, and community-centered.
     "Chattanooga Times Free Press joins a growing list of local newspapers
 that are quickly recognizing the benefits of Trumba Connect," said Jeremy
 Jaech, CEO of Trumba. "The interactive and customizable features of Trumba
 Connect will help the Chattanooga Times Free Press engage their readers and
 better connect them with their surrounding community, while also giving
 individuals in the community the opportunity to submit their very own
 'go-and-do' content."
     The Chattanooga Times Free Press calendar of events can be found at:
 http://timesfreepress.com/calendar.html.
     About Trumba
     Trumba Corporation is a Seattle-based developer of innovative online
 event presentation and content management technology that helps media
 companies build community around and generate revenue from "go-and-do"
 content. The company's flagship product, Trumba Connect, allows
 organizations to embed highly interactive and customizable calendars within
 their websites. Trumba customers also benefit from an array of
 event-centric tools that include the ability to maximize user-generated
 content through event submission forms, create categories of calendars
 based on event types or geography, reverse publish online event information
 into print products, drop events onto an array of personal calendaring
 solutions and much more. Trumba technology is used by a variety of media
 organizations, including The New York Times, The Seattle Times, Chattanooga
 Times/Free Press, Pocono Record, King 5 TV and more. Trumba Connect is a
 subscription-based software as a service (SaaS) solution. The company is
 privately held and backed by three of the industry's leading venture
 capital firms, including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, August Capital
 and Oak Investment Partners. To find out more about Trumba, visit
 http://www.trumba.com.
 
 

SOURCE Trumba Corporation

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