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Propel Marketing and Calkins Media to Work Together to Help Philadelphia-Area Businesses Grow with Online Marketing Solutions

Propel Marketing, a leader in online marketing services, is pleased to announce its agreement with Calkins Media. Under this agreement, Calkins Media will now offer Propel Marketing’s products and services to businesses throughout the Philadelphia market, including responsive site design, search engine optimization, display advertising, search engine marketing, listings and local profiles, social media and online reputation management.

Calkins Media has formed a new digital marketing agency to offer these services, Calkins Digital Solutions.

Through this relationship, Propel Marketing and Calkins Digital Solutions will form an expert team to help smaller businesses do effective online marketing. The collaboration will enhance the marketing opportunities Calkins Media already offers in the Philadelphia region through print, video and digital advertising.

Anthony Habayeb, Senior Vice-President at Propel Marketing shares, “Calkins Media is a remarkable local company, distinguished by the pace at which it has embraced digital innovation in news, information and advertising. Propel Marketing’s goal is to help businesses build and manage strong online marketing efforts and Calkins Media’s operations and skills will help us do just that.” Mr. Habayeb adds, “We are enthusiastic about the opportunity to work with such a dynamic partner.”

Mike Jameson, President and General Manager of the Philadelphia Region of Calkins Media shares, “Enabling communities and their businesses to prosper is at the heart of our company’s mission and effective social and digital marketing is a must for every business.” Calkins Media has worked with local businesses in the Philadelphia region for more than 60 years. We are looking forward to combining the power of our deep understanding of doing business in this region with Propel’s cutting-edge services. Jameson adds, “For our clients, the result will be affordable, turnkey and, best of all, hassle-free digital marketing services.”

About Propel Marketing

Propel Marketing is a leading online marketing company that provides digital solutions to help small and medium sized businesses connect with more customers. Propel serves as a trusted, local expert that utilizes a unique blend of leading-edge technology and high quality customer service to consistently deliver results. Propel Marketing is a trusted media partner and is a subsidiary of GateHouse Media, Inc.

About Calkins Media

Calkins Media serves communities across the U.S. through print and online news properties in the suburban Philadelphia and Pittsburgh markets, New Jersey and Florida; as well as through its ABC television affiliates in Alabama and Florida. The Calkins Media, Inc. corporate offices are located in Levittown, PA. Its operations in the Philadelphia region include the Bucks County Courier Times, The Intelligencer, and the Burlington County Times.

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