Jacksonville, FL, September 16, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- RCN Magazine LLC (River City News) NE Florida’s leading gay and lesbian magazine has recently taken another big step forward in their efforts to expand the reach of their publication with the formation of a new partnership with Charlop, Inc. RCN Magazine (River City News) focuses on the issues and interests of the metro-area GLBT community. Charlop, Inc., is the nation’s premier provider of directory services for consumers and businesses in specifically targeted niche communities of their online gay friendly directory Rainbow411.com and Green Directories USA. This new licensing and distribution partnership vastly expands local and regional advertising opportunities for RCN Magazine clients and adds value to both organizations by offering wider visibility and greater business expansion opportunities.
RCN Magazine, one of the fastest growing GLBT publications on the East Coast, was started in Jacksonville in 2010 and has since grown its readership to over 32,000 weekly readers, 15,000 monthly circulation, and boasts over 50 points of distribution in the metro area and through-out the state of Florida. The publication’s success has been derived by offering its readers a combination of desired content including opinion columns, interviews, relevant political coverage and information on area nightlife and venues. David Vandygriff, founder of RCN Magazine, has notable experience in building successful business ventures that serve the GLBT community. Vandygriff in Jacksonville, FL launched RCN Magazine in 2010 and also started Gay Social Clubs in 2011. He has recently helped organize and co-found the Rainbow House GLBT Community Center in Jacksonville, FL., and is currently working on a new project, the GLBT Chamber of Commerce for Jacksonville.
Gregory Henchar and Victor Lopez are the owners of Charlop, Inc. Greg and Victor bring with them over 35 years of advertising experience, most of which was when Greg worked for Dunn and Bradstreet / Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation. Victor, a retired Navy Veteran stated that he proudly served our country for twenty years and is now proud to be serving our community.
March of 2010 was the launch of the Gay Safe Haven Directory in Tampa Bay and Central Florida areas. The directory was nominated and won a WAVE Award for their website popularity. This past February the directory rebranded to Rainbow411.com with huge success and gains in popularity daily. Additionally, Greg and Victor bring with them Gay Safe Haven Rainbow Hour aired on gshRADIO.com, the show celebrated their first year! Greg and Victor mentions their goal as a company is to educate all within our community and to build a bridge to our allies.
David Vandygriff, President of RCN Magazine LLC, stated, “Our goal for RCN Magazine is provide a diverse assortment of media advertisement outlets for our customer base. We are very excited to be working with Greg and Victor implementing this license partnership for RCN Magazines’ Jacksonville territory of Rainbow411.com. This agreement enables our customers to be listed in a directory that is preferred by those in the GLBT community to find gay friendly businesses, and provide a more diverse assortment of content for our combined readers and also expands our coverage of RCN Magazine through-out the state of Florida.”
About RCN Magazine
RCN Magazine, one of the fastest growing GLBT publications on the East Coast, was started in Jacksonville in 2010 and has since grown its readership to over 32,000 weekly readers, 15,000 monthly circulation, and boasts over 50 points of distribution in the metro area and through-out the state of Florida. The publication’s success has been derived by offering its readers a combination of desired content including opinion columns, interviews, relevant political coverage and information on area nightlife and venues. Small business opportunities are also available from coast to coast; please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 904-387-1300. For more information about RCN Magazine LLC., please visit www.rcnmagazine.com
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