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The News Funnel Doubles Its National Market Coverage Fast growing real estate news site adds 12 markets to its geographic footprint

NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The News Funnel announced today that it nearly doubled its market coverage and is now present in 27 primary real estate markets throughout the United States. Since launching in June 2012, the site has established itself as a fast-growing, business-to-business real estate news curation website that enables real estate professionals to create a customized news feed based on their unique preferences.

The new markets launched today on The News Funnel include Seattle, Portland, St. Louis, Las Vegas, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Denver and Detroit.

In just one year, The News Funnel has attracted several thousand real estate professionals to its free customized news service.  Moreover, 500 prominent companies have created Company News Channels on the site where they upload their own content to subscribers. The News Funnel retrieves industry-specific articles, press releases, blogs, event announcements and market research reports from thousands of media sources as well as companies and associations. The news is collected from the most comprehensive set of sources in the real estate industry creating the largest searchable database of content available.

"We are very excited to extend our services to an additional 12 geographic markets for a total of 27 major markets," stated Michael Beckerman, CEO and founder of The News Funnel. "When we launched the site in 2012, our goal was to gain a national presence within two years, but we dramatically accelerated this plan and are well ahead of schedule in order to keep up with the tremendous demand for our free real estate news site. We are incredibly proud to be able to say we are now in most major markets across the country," Beckerman concluded.

Beckerman, a 25-year veteran of the public relations industry, founded Beckerman PR and is also a principal in Antenna Group. He now works full time at The News Funnel and has built a team of 12 full-time employees, with plans to continue hiring for several other key positions. Beckerman has personally funded The News Funnel, along with a group of prominent real estate and tech investors.

Notable companies using The News Funnel to distribute their content directly to the site's high-profile industry audience include:

CBRE

CORE

Cushman and Wakefield

Boston Properties

Massey Knakal Realty Services

SJP Properties

Jones Lang Lasalle

Mack Cali Realty Corporation

About The News Funnel
The News Funnel is a free, web-based news aggregator for real estate professionals that sources industry-specific news from trade publications and major media sources. Subscribers create customized news feeds for their geographic market, industry segment and areas of interest that are accessed on their personalized home page or via a daily email.

In addition to pulling in news from thousands of media sources, The News Funnel features Company News Channels — web pages that are available at no charge to companies to upload press releases, event notifications, blogs and market research reports that are then distributed into the funnels of subscribers.

The News Funnel is currently available in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New York, Orlando, Pennsylvania, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Portland, St. Louis, Las Vegas, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Atalanta, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, Denver and Detroit with new markets being expanded to on a regular basis.

For more information visit www.thenewsfunnel.com

Contact: Lindsey Kacher, lindsey@thenewsfunnel.com

SOURCE The News Funnel



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