We know our audience increasingly turns to smartphones to get their news, these apps will give Mets and Yankees fans a way to keep up with real-time reporting on their favorite baseball team.
Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 03, 2012
NJ.com has launched new iPhone and Android smartphone apps covering New York Mets and New York Yankees baseball powered by The Star-Ledger and eleven New Jersey newspapers.
The New York Mets on NJ.com and New York Yankees on NJ.com iPhone and Android smartphone apps, feature news, commentary, videos and photos from New Jersey’s leading news and information website, powered by The Star-Ledger, The Times, The Jersey Journal, Gloucester County Times, The News of Cumberland County, Today's Sunbeam, Hunterdon County Democrat, The Messenger-Gazette, The Warren Reporter, Independent Press, Suburban News and Cranford Chronicle.
"We know our audience increasingly turns to smartphones to get their news, these apps will give Mets and Yankees fans a way to keep up with real-time reporting on their favorite baseball team," said Matt Kraner, president, NJ.com.
The apps are free for consumers to download and use. They provide scores, standings and schedules for the Mets, Yankees and other professional baseball teams. They include live Twitter updates from experts and fans, and a tool for fans to submit photos showing their team spirit. They also deliver real-time weather updates for fans to consider when making game day plans.
The apps are available for download at no charge in the iTunes App Store and Android Market. They were developed and launched with Advance Digital and Verve Wireless to provide a unique and engaging smartphone app experience for the thousands of Mets and Yankees fans who rely on NJ.com and The Star-Ledger coverage.
These apps were developed and published by Advance Digital Inc. and NJ.com. They are not endorsed, licensed or sponsored by the New York Mets or New York Yankees of Major League Baseball Properties Inc.
NJ.com, an affiliate of Advance Digital, Inc., is the leading local website for news and information throughout New Jersey featuring the latest New Jersey news, business, sports, travel, weather, traffic, shopping and entertainment information. In addition, NJ.com has a comprehensive business listings directory, as well as local classified listings for jobs, homes, apartment rentals and autos. NJ.com is powered by The Star-Ledger, The Times, The Jersey Journal, Gloucester County Times, The News of Cumberland County, Today's Sunbeam, Hunterdon County Democrat, The Messenger-Gazette, The Warren Reporter, Independent Press, Suburban News and Cranford Chronicle.
About Advance New Jersey
Advance New Jersey consists of papers throughout New Jersey and in parts of Pennsylvania. Advance New Jersey is a multi media company and includes the strongest newspapers in the state. Dailies in the group are The Star-Ledger, The Times of Trenton, The Jersey Journal, Gloucester County Times, The News of Cumberland County and Today's Sunbeam. Weeklies in the group are The Hunterdon County Democrat, The Messenger-Gazette, The Warren Reporter, Independent Press, Suburban News, Cranford Chronicle, Hunterdon Observer, The Hudson Dispatch, Bayonne Journal, Kearny Journal and Waterfront Journal. Daily Advance New Jersey readership tops 1.2 Million while Sunday readership is over 1.4 Million.
About Advance Digital
Advance Digital, Inc., based in Jersey City, NJ, provides digital information and connection solutions for local consumers and businesses. The company operates 11 media properties across the U.S. that are the number one local news, information and community hubs in the markets they serve. The sites include cleveland.com, cleveland.com, gulflive.com, NJ.com, NOLA.com, OregonLive.com, SILive.com, syracuse.com, MassLive.com, PennLive.com, and lehighvalleylive.com.
About Verve Wireless
Verve monetizes local mobile media. Our solutions help local media companies monetize their mobile inventory and enable advertisers to reach a valuable, premium audience where they live, work and play. Over 1000 local publishers use the Verve platform to manage their mobile advertising businesses and help make their sales teams more effective. In addition, we bring incremental revenue to our publishers through our relationships with national advertisers, who value the Verve network’s high quality local media companies, including the mobile outlets of recognized local media brands as well as newer digital-only local and hyper-local publishers. It is a brand-safe, editorially-driven, high-quality and transparent environment with market-leading targeting, creative and reporting capabilities. Only Verve has assembled such an extensive national footprint of high quality local media. Verve is located in San Diego, CA and Washington DC. For more information, visit http://www.vervewireless.com.