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Current news and events for New Generation Media
October 4th, 2011
NGM is Moving to a New Office
Santa Rosa, CA-New Generation Media, LLC and Zenergy Works will be moving to a larger facility at the end of October.
The new facility will be located at 418 B St, First Floor, in the heart of Downtown Santa Rosa. New Generation Media, LLC and Zenergy Works have become the fastest growing web design, SEO, and online marketing firm in the North Bay.
Look for updated news once the move is complete!
October 4th, 2011
NGM completes a sales event with Journal Broadcasting in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Tulsa, Oklahoma-New Generation Media, LLC a Santa Rosa, California based website design and internet marketing company, has just completed a sales event with Journal Broadcasting in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “The clients were very interested in hearing how radio and the internet can work hand in hand to promote local businesses,” said Jason Rosenberg, Sales Associate for New Generation Media, LLC.” I look forward to continuing to help our new clients in Tulsa to improve their websites and use our SEO services to improve their search engine traffic.”
New Generation Media, LLC, has over 800 clients nationwide, and provides website design, ecommerce websites, website maintenance and hosting, and online marketing services. NGM has helped hundreds of businesses to design new websites that not only look better, but are easy to update. It is not enough to create an appealing storefront, it must also be structured to be easily found by the search engines, and be designed to convert web visitors into new customers.
April 19th, 2011
Zenergy Works adds two new Sellers
Santa Rosa, CA-Zenergy Works, a Santa Rosa Search Engine Optimization, Social Media and Website Design Firm, has added 2 new sellers, Jim LeStrange and Ian Callahan, to their sales team. Ian lives in Sonoma and comes to Zenergy having been in sales for a local online firm. Jim resides in Santa Rosa and also has online sales experience, along with extensive experience in managing successful outbound call centers.
Zenergy Works and New Generation Media, a Santa Rosa Website Design firm, began working together in 2008, and sales have grown steadily since that merger. Zenergy Works enjoyed a 60% sales increase in 2010 and expects a similar result in 2011. “Online Marketing is at the top of every business owner’s priority list,” said Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of both Zenergy Works and New Generation Media, LLC.
New Generation Media, LLC and Zenergy Works are located at 427 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401 and are full service website design, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Optimization (SMO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) firms. Our phone is 707-360-1400 and we can be found online at www.zenergyworks.com or www.newgenerationmedia.com.
January 3, 2011
New Generation Media signs with radio stations across Tucson
Tucson, AZ-New Generation Media, LLC has signed an agreement to work with Clear Channel’s Radio Stations in Tucson, Arizona. “We have enjoyed a long and prosperous relationship with our Radio Affiliates, and feel that radio, search engine optimization, web design and internet advertising is a strong marketing alliance for our Affiliates” said Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of New Generation Media, LLC.
New Generation Media, LLC specializes in website design, maintenance, hosting and marketing for clients ranging from small businesses up to national companies. NGM has been in business for over 11 years.
January 11th, 2011
New Generation Media announces hiring of 5 new employees entering 2011
Santa Rosa, CA-Zenergy Works, a Santa Rosa Search Engine Optimization Company, and New Generation Media, LLC, a Santa Rosa Website Designer, have announced the hiring of 5 new employees to start 2011. “2011 is going to be a very challenging year of growth for our companies”’ said Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of both firms,” and we want to make sure that we are adequately staffed to handle the new business.”
Jason Rosenberg, a veteran of 10 year of print sales with Hearst, McClatchy, and Scripps Media, has joined the team as an Internet Marketing Consultant. Jason will be working with Walnut Creek Search Engine Optimization clients as well as working with some of the firm’s Media Affiliates.
Melissa Chapman will be joining the team as a full time Internet Marketing Consultant. Melissa has worked as a Sales Representative with BiCoastal Media and has extensive marketing experience. Melissa will be working with Website Design clients in Lake County, Mendocino County and will work with many of the firm’s Media Affiliates.
Michael Cranse will be joining Zenergy Works as an Internet Marketing Consultant. Mike has extensive automotive and construction experience, and will apply his knowledge of those verticals to help new clients.
Adam Aragon has joined the firm as part of the Web Design team. Adam has extensive experience in website design, programming and ecommerce applications. Adam will also assist Customer Service Manager Kyle Breckenridge in continuing to provide top-notch service to web design and SEO clients.
Tyson Stevens has joined the firm as a Zenergy Tech I-specializing in on page Search Engine optimization techniques, keyword research, and analysis of SEM campaigns. Tyson brings 4 years of experience in online marketing to the Zenergy Works/New Generation Media, LLC family.
December 8th, 2010
New Generation Media, signs agreement to work with The Times Record News Newspaper in Wichita Falls, Texas
New Generation Media, LLC, a Santa Rosa Website Design Company has signed an agreement to work with The Times Record News Newspaper in Wichita Falls, Texas.. “We have enjoyed a strong growth in the sales generated by our Print Affiliates in 2010. 2011 looks like it will be a chance for us to create some more strong marketing alliances for small to medium sized businesses as we move into a stronger economic climate,” said Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of New Generation Media, LLC.
The Wichita Times Record News is owned by Scripps Media. New Generation Media, LLC is a sister company of Zenergy Works, a santa rosa search engine optimization company.
September 20th, 2010
Zenergy Works, a Santa Rosa Search Engine Optimization Company, and New Generation Media, LLC, a Santa Rosa Website Design Firm, have joined forces to launch 2 websites for National Companies in the past 30 days.
www.allamericanhearing.com is the corporate site for a hearing aid company that has over 300 locations in the continental United States and Canada. www.groupdollars.com is a website for a start up firm that is starting its marketing efforts in Northern California and looking to become a national marketing force for small to medium sized businesses.
“New Generation Media, LLC has the website design expertise, and we are able to tap our sister company, Zenergy Works, for the programming and search engine optimization and online marketing element of the website,” said Eric Van Cleave, Partner and General Manager of both firms. “I am confident that with the website design, online marketing, search engine marketing, and social media optimization skills that our companies possess, we can build and market a credible web presence for any firm, no matter what their website needs may be.”
Zenergy Works and New Generation Media, LLC have another website launch pending for the Automotive Service Council of California, commonly known as ASCCA, headquartered in Sacramento and serving independent auto shops state wide. “We are embracing the challenge of serving the needs of larger clients,” said Bryan Fikes, Managing Partner and Chief Strategist of Zenergy Works.
Zenergy Works and New Generation Media, LLC are located at 427 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, California, and can be reached toll free at 888-278-5718.
March 17th, 2010
New Generation Media, LLC and Zenergy Works Give Seminars with The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento-New Generation Media, LLC, a Website Design Company, and Zenergy Works, a Search Engine Optimization Company, will be joining the Sacramento Bee for a series of seminars on the 3rd Friday of each month. The first seminar, entitled “Is Your Website Making You Money or Saving You Money?”, is scheduled for April 16th, 2010 at the offices of the Sacramento Bee, 2100 Q St., Sacramento, California. Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of New Generation Media, will discuss the checklist for website success for small to medium sized businesses. Bryan Fikes, Partner and Chief Strategist of Zenergy Works, will explain the basics of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and give the seminar attendees some free tools to evaluate and improve their company websites.
The seminar is free of charge, but space is limited, so to secure your spot contact Jeff Irvine at Zenergy Works at 888-278-5718, extension 1442.
January 14, 2010
NGM and American General Media Have Success with Radio/Online Packages
Farmington, NM-New Generation Media, LLC brought the Impact Program to American General Media,of Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado, and the results were strong. “We had a closing ratio of over 40%”, said Jennifer Williams, Director of Sales of New Generation Media, LLC, “we were excited that our product was so well received in the smaller markets in question.” 10 new clients were added to the cluster in only 3 days of selling, and the both parties agree that they will work together again in 2010. New Generation Media is a website design and internet marketing firm headquartered in Santa Rosa, California.
January 14, 2010
NGM Adds Affiliates with American General and Salem Broadcasting
NGM Adds Affiliates with American General and Salem Broadcasting
New Generation Media, a website marketing and website development firm, has added two new media partners in January of 2010. American General Media has signed up their markets in Durango, Colorado and Farmington New Mexico and will be hosting sales events in the first quarter of 2010. Salem Broadcasting in San Bernardino, Radio Talk Station KTIE, has also committed to the Impact Program and will be actively pursuing sales in the first quarter of the year.
"We are excited to be growing at a time when most firms are pulling back", stated Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of New Generation Media, LLC, "our recent partnership for search engine marketing with Zenergy Works has allowed us to deliver strong marketing results for our clients and has re-energized our tactic of mixing online marketing with traditional media."
"We look forward to our success in our new ventures", said Jennifer Williams, Director of Sales, "and especially look forward to helping clients in our new markets promote their businesses."
New Generation Media, Zenergy Works, and the Merced Sun-Star Join Forces for 2 seminars
Zenergy Works, a SEO Company (Search Engine Optimization) and New Generation Media, LLC, a website design company, are joining forces with the Merced Sun-Star Newspaper, a McClatchy Newspaper to present 2 seminars entitled, “Is Your Website Making You Money or Saving You Money?” on Wednesday, September 30th, 2009.
“Newspapers are embracing the internet as a delivery system for their content and are becoming the new internet marketing companies”, said Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of New Generation Media, LLC, “the largest local media site in virtually any market is the local newspaper, and local businesses need to be certain that they put themselves in front of that local traffic.”
Speakers will included Bryan Fikes, Chief Strategist of Zenergy Works, and Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of New Generation Media, LLC, as well as speakers from McClatchy Interactive. The seminar will cover Organic SEO, PPC (Pay Per Click), Website Design, Email Collection and Marketing, and Social Networking strategies.
New Generation Media, LLC goes to Knoxville
The team at New Generation Media has created an Affiliate relationship with Journal Broadcasting in Knoxville, Tennessee. “Media companies are seeking Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Companies for their clients”, said Jennifer Williams, NGM Director of Sales’” we can provide solutions to both problems with the services we offer from Zenergy Works and New Generation Media, LLC.”
“Every business is looking to have a stronger web presence, and New Generation Media, LLC and Zenergy Works provide the marketing savvy in the brave new world of Web 2.0”, stated Bryan Fikes, Chief Strategist for Zenergy Works, “these folks are eager to hear how we can help.” New Generation Media, LLC and Zenergy Internet Marketing have combined to create a full service Internet Marketing Company offering organic search engine optimization, pay per click marketing and effective website design with an eye to converting web traffic into customers.
New Generation Media, LLC, has moved!
New Generation Media, LLC has moved their offices to 427 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, California, 95403. We are completely moved in to our new home and fully functional with all new internal servers and phone equipment. We look forward to serving our customers from our new location.
New Generation Media Creates Joint Venture for SEO Services
New Generation Media, LLC (NGM) has created a joint venture to provide SEO (Search Engine Optimization) services for clients. The joint venture with Zenergy Internet Marketing is called Zenergy Works and can be found online at www.zenergyworks.com. “We found that the biggest need for our clients was to be in a strong position to take advantage of web traffic on search engines like Google, Yahoo, and MSN. This Joint Venture allows us to provide these services at affordable rates,” said Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of NGM,”Our partner is Zenergy Internet Marketing, which is headed up by Bryan Fikes, who has worked for us in the past and brings a tremendous knowledge of our clients and their needs, as well as cutting edge knowledge of both “on page” and social networking SEO plans.”
Jeff Irvine, a former Market Manager for the Impact and Velocity Programs, is heading up the sales and customer service efforts . “ I am thrilled to be working with Bryan and Eric to build value for our clients and new clients,” said Irvine.
“Our main goal is to make sure that every Impact and Velocity client has an opportunity to optimize their search results and have a well-researched and professionally implemented SEO campaign,” said Jennifer Williams, NGM Director of Sales, “the market continues to change and demands that we move with it.”
Zenergy Works can be reached at 888-278-5718 or online at www.zenergyworks.com
New Generation now in Knoxville
KNOXVILLE, TN-New Generation Media, LLC has signed an agreement to work with Journal Broadcasting’s Radio Stations in Knoxville, Tennessee. “We have enjoyed a long and prosperous relationship with our Radio Affiliates, and feel strongly that radio and internet advertising is a strong marketing alliance for small to medium sized businesses as we move into a stronger economic climate,” said Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of New Generation Media, LLC.
“The new partnership will allow us to use the best marketing techniques for traditional and online marketing for our new clients in Knoxville,” said Jennifer Williams, Direcotor of Sales for NGM.
Velocity Sales Strong in St. George Utah
The Spectrum Newspaper and the Velocity Sales Team combined to put over $95,000 in new sales on the books during a 3 day sales event in the first week of June. “It was the first time that we have worked with a combination of a weekly shopper and our internet products, and the combination was very well received by the clients”, stated New Generation Media, LLC Director of Sales Jennifer Williams.
The Velocity Team will return to St. George and the neighboring markets in Cedar City, Utah and Mesquite, Nevada during the latter half of July to complete the sales event. “The results so far have been strong given the state of the economy”, stated NGM General Manager Eric Van Cleave, “We managed to close over 40% of the potential new clients we met with.”
Velocity Program Adds Ventura County Star as Affiliate
December 2009-The Velocity Program has added another new Affiliate, The Ventura County Star, to its group of Affiliates. “We look forward to working with our new partners to generate significant revenues in the 1st Quarter of 2009’” said Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of New Generation Media, LLC. “The Star already has an extremely strong online program, and we hope that we will be able to improve the internet presences of even more local small to medium sized businesses”.
The first quarter event schedule for New Generation Media is now full, and events are being scheduled for the 2nd Quarter of 2009.
Velocity/Impact Programs Growing in 2009
New Generation Media, LLC is growing in 2009. “We generated over a Million Dollars in New Business for our Affiliates in the 4th Quarter of 2008”, said Jennifer Williams, NGM Director of Sales, “the difficult sales environment has been a great showcase for the value that the Impact and Velocity Programs offer for clients.”
NGM plans to expand their Web Development and Customer Service teams, as well as their Sales Team to accommodate the growth of their business in 2009.
NGM Adds New Affiliate
New Generation Media, LLC has added the Modesto Bee as a new Affiliate for 2008. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with our first McClatchy Newspaper, and are looking forward to becoming part of the array of Multi-Platform products that the Modesto Bee can offer to their clients,” said Jennifer Williams, Director of Sales for New Generation Media, LLC.
“We are filling our schedule for 2009, and are getting great response from potential Affiliates,” said Eric Van Cleave, General Manager for NGM. “We have continued to close business despite the tough economy,” said Williams, “it may take longer, and we have to work a little harder, but we continue to have success.”
New Generation Media, LLC is headquartered in Santa Rosa, California, and has been producing quality web marketing strategies for clients and Media Affiliates across the United States for 9 years.
Paloma Patino Named Creative Director for New Generation Media, LLC
Paloma Patino has been promoted to Creative Director for New Generation Media. “Paloma has an excellent understanding of what our clients want and need for their websites. After 5+ years with our firm, she is ready to embrace this challenge,” stated Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of NGM. “I am confident that our customers are in good hands, and that we will continue to make our website construction process as user friendly as possible for our clients,” said Van Cleave, “this represents another example of our policy of promoting within and allowing our team to grow from the ground up.”
“I am excited about this opportunity, and look forward to working with the Web Development Team to give the best possible service to our customers,” said Paloma, “I have always felt that NGM offers a unique multi-platform approach to web marketing, and I am looking forward to being part of the continued prosperity of our clients and our company.”
New Generation Media On Course for Record Setting Year in 2008
New Generation Media, LLC is on course for a record 2008. “I have one event spot left in 2008, and we are scheduling for 2009”, stated NGM General Manager Eric Van Cleave.
New Generation Media has added 6 new Affiliates in the 2nd and 3rd quarters of 2008. Our new Affiliates include three Florida newspapers, the Ocala Star Banner, The Gainesville Sun, and the Sarasota Herald Tribune. New Radio Affiliates are 3 Salem Broadcasting Markets in Sacramento, Portland and Nashville.
NGM has already completed events in Sacramento, California for Salem Broadcasting and in Gainesville, Florida, for the Gainesville Sun, a daily newspaper owned by the New York Times Regional Group. “Despite a tough economy, we are still having good success in sales”, said Jennifer Williams, NGM Director of Sales. “Businesses are looking for a value in these uncertain times, and our combination of services at an affordable price provides the package small to medium sized businesses need to grow market share in a tough economy”, said Jeff Irvine, Market Manager for NGM.
New Generation Media, LLC anticipates that current high demand for their services will continue into 2009.
NGM Eclipses Sales Records, Adds 3 New Affiliates to Start 2008
New Generation Media, LLC has completed record sales events with longtime customers Mapleton Communications in Merced, California and Bicoastal Media in Lakeport, California in January 2008.
"We are very happy with the results of our latest Impact Event", stated Alan Mathews, Sales Manager for Bicoastal Media in Lakeport and Ukiah, California. "We almost doubled our goal for the event, and the closing ratios were phenomenal", stated Jennifer Meier, Director of Sales for New Generation Media.
NGM also added 3 new partners, The Herald-Journal in Spartanburg, SC, the Star News in Wilmington, NC, and Clear Channel Radio Group in Omaha, Nebraska. "Media Sales will be challenging again this year, and I think that Affiliates are seeing the value in offering their clients more value for their dollar as opposed to cutting prices to help fill up their inventory", stated Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of New Generation Media, LLC. Van Cleave went on to say, "The web services that we offer are key to the success of any business, and we are looking forward to helping our Affiliates become more of a marketing resource to their clients."
NGM Holds Second Successfyl Event with Print Media Partner
New Generation Media, LLC has held a second successful event with the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. This was the second successful sales effort in 2007 with the first Print Media Partner in the firm's history.
"Print is definitely a growth opportunity for us", said NGM General Manager Eric Van Cleave, "the combination of print and the dominate news and information website in the marketplace are a killer combination".
The two events have now resulted in over 1.6 Million Dollars in annual advertiser commitments for both Display and Classified Advertising.
Seattle Radio Presales are a HIT!
New Generation Media kicked off a new relationship with CBS Radio in Seattle, holding a "presale" event in October. Over 35% of the clients pitched the program purchased the packages, which combine radio advertising, web advertising, and a new website for the clients.
"The clients saw the value in what we were providing immediately", said Market Manager Jeff Irvine, "I am looking forward to more success later this year in our full event."
New Generation Media Expands into Print Media
New Generation Media, LLC (NGM) has successfully expanded to include print media in addition to the growing list of Radio and Television Affiliates with which it currently works. In 10 days of selling this past May, NGM added 20 new clients and over $820,000 in annual billing to the list of clients for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, a New York Times affiliate.
Carolyn McCulligh, Advertising Director for the Press Democrat, had the following thoughts about the sales effort, “I can't wait until we have our next Velocity blitz because we will be so much better. Overall, I feel this first one was quite successful. Working together again will be more effective now that we know the ropes. I am looking forward to brainstorming how to capture the most dollars out of this market.” Carolyn added, “You were a complete pleasure to work with and so was everyone on your staff.”
NGM will be working with CMC, with papers in Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, and Carmel, as well as Premier Real Estate Magazine, in July. “We hope to continue to perfect our approach to print advertisers”, said Eric Van Cleave, General Manager of NGM, “we feel that the largest growth opportunity for print media is the Internet, and we show clients how to improve their website, market themselves on the net, and use print ads and the web together to effectively promote their business.”