Social publishing platform acknowledged as best in class
SAN FRANCISCO - SAY Media announced that Orion, its social publishing platform, has been selected the Best Publishing Platform by the Digiday Awards, which recognizes the best in publishing technology innovation.
“SAY is a technology-driven media company that is rethinking the digital publishing experience and we’re thrilled to have Orion recognized as an award-winning platform,” said Matt Sanchez, CEO, SAY Media. “We work with some of the best content creators on the planet and believe that they deserve the very best publishing tools available to grow and connect with their audience. That’s why we’re investing in Orion – it’s a platform designed to meet the needs of the modern publisher.”
Orion offers publishers an easier way to build and manage their publications across any platform (Web, mobile and tablet) and enables these publishers to attract readers with a new breed of social and community experiences. It is a social publishing platform built for SAY’s portfolio of publications – properties that have a strong point of view, beautiful and compelling content, and deep audience engagement.
“SAY has unique position in the digital publishing industry, and with that, we decided to build Orion from the ground up, tailored for the professional publisher,” said Ken Sandy, VP Product, SAY Media. “Where Orion excels is a holistic approach to publishing – it seamlessly integrates social publishing and optimizes for mobile and tablet environments, as well as incorporating smart analytics and commerce. It enables publishers to focus on engaging their community and building a passionate audience.”
“SAY Media impressed the judges with its commitment to rethinking the role of the publisher,” said Brian Morrissey, editor-in-chief, Digiday. “Orion is the backbone of a new kind of media company that marries content and technology very closely.”
The Digiday Awards honor overall excellence and breakthrough achievement in digital media, marketing and advertising. SAY was nominated as a finalist against Hulu and Hearst Digital Media for the award, with other category winners including AOL, American Express and Buzzfeed.
The full list of finalists and winners can be found on Digiday: http://digidayawards.com/categories/
About SAY Media
SAY Media is a digital publishing company that creates amazing media brands. Through its technology platform and media services, SAY enables its portfolio of independent content creators to build passionate communities around key consumer interest areas such as Style, Living, Food and Tech. The company provides simple and accountable ways for the world’s top brands to engage with these passionate audiences, at scale, with a reach of more than 500 million people around the world. SAY Media is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices across North America, in the UK and Australia. For more information visit www.saymedia.com.