Leading business media for landscape contractors.
The professional lawn and landscape marketplace continues to be the fastest-growing segment of the dynamic green industry. A $52 billion industry comprised of more than 90,000 businesses, the diverse contractor market provides a range of integral services from design, installation, renovation, mowing maintenance and irrigation to lawn and tree care services. The ensuing landscapes contribute to the economic, environmental and lifestyle benefits for customers nationwide. As the leading monthly trade publication serving the professional landscape contracting industry, Lawn & Landscape is the industry's number one source for business management information and industry research.
Established in 1980, GIE Media, Inc. has grown from one publication into a leading marketing and communications business-to-business media company serving seventeen industries. The company goal of Group Interest Enterprises is to publish the highest quality business magazines, websites, e-newsletters, conferences, reference books and other forms of business media in growth industries, with a quality standard based upon editorial value and market leadership.
GIE Media Inc., is headquartered in Valley View, Ohio and is privately owned by its founder Richard Foster. The company employs nearly 100 editors, publishers, sales representatives, marketers and other professionals.
In order to make a positive difference in the markets we serve and best serve our customers, the people of Group Interest Enterprises dedicate their energies to:
- Publish the highest quality business magazines, websites, e-newsletters, conferences, reference books and other forms of business media in growth industries, with a quality standard based upon editorial value and market leadership
- Control a leading market share of advertising and readership in all markets we serve
- Demonstrate corporate leadership through the highest standard of business ethics and human principles in all areas of our business
GIE Data Solutions was formed in 2014 as a direct result of the development of the software systems iSirc ™ and TMI ™ by GIE Media’s software development team. Both systems specifically address the needs of the publishing industry, and are available by license through GIE Data Solutions.
As a publishing company, your audience data is the key to your success. Your data, however, is only as valuable as the tools you use to manage it. iSIRC provides publishers with a powerhouse solution that allows you to collect and control information on your print and digital brands, including your newsletters, white papers, webinars, events, and other products connected to your brand. iSIRC enables you to manage both controlled and paid circulation, and it satisfies the requirements of 3rd party audit companies such as BPA and Verified. It performs 100% in real time, providing instant access to your audience at all times.
Allows an unlimited number of demographic questions linked to your brand
Uses promotions for tracking efforts and batching for finding hard copy documents
Enforces strict qualification rules during subscription entry
Provides quick and easy customer service updates that do not affect qualification
Implements issue management to close an issue and verify print and digital counts
Includes reporting, import/export, and a sophisticated query system
Delivers the best duplicate record checking and data validation on the market
Saves changes in an audit history table for data tracking and trend analysis
Manages all of your brand’s products in one integrated database
Connects to your website to get new subscribers and requalify existing ones
Attaches to a mapping service to geo-code addresses by latitude and longitude
Hooks into an SMTP email server to send eblasts directly from the system
Stops duplication before it happens
Validates data prior to committing
Provides an easy to use, but powerful query builder
Supports opt-outs for email, phone, fax and more
More information about GIE Data Solutions and its offerings can be found at www.isirc.com.
For more information on Lawn & Landscape print, digital, interactive media and face-to-face market communications opportunities, please contact us:
Pat Jones, Turf Business Manager
Chuck Bowen, Associate Publisher/Editor
Brian Horn, Managing Editor
Katie Tuttle, Associate Editor
Dave Szy, National Sales Manager / Associate Publisher
Dan Heberlein, Account Manager
Traci Mueller, Account Manager
Russ Warner, National Account Manager
Ted Schuld, Account Manager
Dolores Franta, Account Manager
Corporate Communications Manager
Internet Advertising Production
Editorial and Sales Office
GIE Media, Inc.
5811 Canal Rd
Valley View, OH 44125