Purple Forge Takes the Ottawa Business Journal Mobile With iPhone Application

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Ottawa’s Local Source for Business & Technology News is now in Your Pocket

The Ottawa Business Journal (http://www.obj.ca), Ottawa’s leading source for local business, technology and real-estate coverage today announced the release of their iPhone application. The application mobilizes the content of the Ottawa Business Journal, allowing Ottawa’s business leaders to review news stories on-the-go, as well as share, comment and provide survey based feedback on the content.

The Ottawa Business Journal iPhone application was built by Purple Forge (http://www.purpleforge.com), the marketing leading company providing affordable iPhone application services to media organizations, politicians and event coordinators. The Ottawa Business Journal iPhone application can be downloaded from the Apple iTunes store (http://ow.ly/1rAqP).

"Our new iPhone app from Purple Forge really will take Ottawa Business Journal to the next level," said OBJ publisher Michael Curran. "Whether you're looking to browse our coverage of Ottawa's business community or share articles, videos, pictures or blog posts with friends and followers, this app is sure to do the trick."

Purple Forge provides a means for the Ottawa Business Journal to broadcast news, events, pictures, video, Twitter and blog feeds through a touch-friendly mobile application tied into the Ottawa Business Journal web universe. Coupled with a powerful data collection engine linked to social networking, the Ottawa Business Journal can now mobilize their content, and capture business sentiment from the Ottawa community on the fly.    

"Purple Forge is excited to partner with the Ottawa Business Journal, whose commitment to engaging the Ottawa business community on cutting-edge mobile technology sets the right tone for Ottawa’s current and continued leadership in high-technology," said John Craig, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Purple Forge. “The Ottawa Business Journal’s iPhone app will also double as a great welcoming tool for those looking to do business in Ottawa, providing insights into our communities’ many business advantages.”

About Purple Forge

Purple Forge (http://www.purpleforge.com) sells subscription based services to groups looking to engage their members using the latest mobile application technology and leveraging social networking best practices. Purple Forge is led by seasoned mobile communications and Internet technology veterans dedicated to providing affordable solutions to put the value of mobile applications into the hands of groups looking to engage their members.

About The Ottawa Business Journal

The Ottawa Business Journal is a regional business publication serving Canada's National Capital Region. Founded in 1995, it is owned by Transcontinental Media and published on a biweekly basis with a circulation of 20,000 copies, alongside Ottawa's most popular business-related website, obj.ca.

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