Mark will help us capitalize on Qualified Remodeler’s dramatically new editorial direction that will position it uniquely in the remodeling marketplace.
Fort Atkinson, WI (PRWEB) August 28, 2013
Mark Taussig, a 23-year veteran of the publishing industry, has joined Cygnus Business Media as group publisher of its residential properties:Qualified Remodeler and Kitchen & Bath Design News magazines, Residential Design + Build digital brand, and ForResidentialPros.com web portal. Taussig comes to Cygnus from Hanley Wood Business Media, where he served as a publisher and director of digital media.
In announcing Taussig’s hiring, Kris Flitcroft, executive vice president, said, "Mark will help us capitalize on Qualified Remodeler’s dramatically new editorial direction that will position it uniquely in the remodeling marketplace. His experience in digital and online advertising provides a great foundation to launch the redesigned ForResidentialPros.com site in October."
In addition to his 13 years at Hanley Wood, Taussig’s credentials include sales leadership roles at IDG’s Solutions Integrator magazine, Internet World magazine and PC World magazine.
The new publisher joins the Cygnus residential team, which includes Eliot Sefrin, KBDN publisher emeritus; editors Rob Heselbarth, Andrea Girolamo and Janice Costa; and the sales team: Kim Carroll, Joe May, Joanne Naylor, Nancy Campoli, Tom Lutzke and Mike Mandozzi, national sales director. Taussig replaces John Huff, who left Cygnus last month.
The Cygnus Residential Network serves remodelers, kitchen and bath designers, architects, builders, other residential construction pros, manufacturers and service providers in print, online, digital, in-person and social media platforms. As reported in BPA’s June 2013 statement, Qualified Remodeler reaches 84,200 total qualified subscribers and Kitchen & Bath Design News reaches 44,295 total qualified subscribers. Residential Design + Build’s digital circulation is 29,653. ForResidentialPros.com, the network’s web portal, recorded 581,062 unique visitors from Aug. 1, 2012, to July 31, 2013.
As one of America’s top business-to-business media companies, Cygnus Business Media reaches millions of professionals annually and leads the way in providing targeted content to top decision-makers and organizations.