Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) April 8, 2011
Kansas City-based syndication company Universal Uclick has announced an agreement to contribute content to StoryMarket, a new content network for syndicators, publishers, freelancers and bloggers.
StoryMarket, the latest development of Lawrence, Kan.-based World Company, offers quality à la carte content from well-known syndicators and gives users tools to sell or share their own text stories, photographs, videos, audio clips and story packages to other StoryMarket members.
"StoryMarket empowers 21st century decision makers to deliver first-rate content to their readership by connecting them to leading content providers like Universal Uclick," said John Glynn, vice president of acquisitions and development at Universal Uclick. "The content network at StoryMarket allows us to reach out through an engaging format to the places where these decision makers live."
The Associated Press has also agreed to contribute content to StoryMarket.
"We created StoryMarket to help publishers develop with more cost-effective content options, and to help creators of content, including major syndicators, to find more opportunities to have their work widely licensed and published,” said David Ryan, Chief Architect and Product Manager for StoryMarket.
Among the content Universal Uclick will offer through StoryMarket are popular and award-winning comic strips, cartoon panels, editorial cartoons and text features.
To register for the StoryMarket public beta, visit StoryMarket.com.
About Universal Uclick
Universal Uclick is the largest independent syndicate in the world and a leading digital entertainment provider of humor, comic strips, political cartoons, and other content for print, web and mobile devices. Universal Uclick provides editorial development, licensing and other distribution services for iconic brands like Doonesbury, Dear Abby, and some of the most significant comics in history, including Calvin and Hobbes, The Far Side, Garfield, Peanuts, Dilbert, For Better or For Worse, Cathy, and Ziggy as well as recent hits Lio, Cul de Sac and The Argyle Sweater. Effective June 1, 2011 Universal Uclick will assume management of syndication services for United Feature Syndicate which includes the properties Pearls Before Swine, Get Fuzzy, Marmaduke, Frank & Ernest, The Born Loser, Big Nate and Miss Manners, and the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA) Package.