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SmartSolutions Can Help Grow Your Directory Business in 2024

SmartSolutions Can Help Grow Your Directory Business in 2024

As we move into 2024, it’s a great time to think about the strategies that will help publishers grow their directory business. The publishers who have integrated the SmartSolutions™ sales tool into their businesses already know how cutting-edge techniques and...

The Benefits of Being a Trusted Local Partner

The Benefits of Being a Trusted Local Partner

The ADP Trusted Local Partner™ Certification Program helps businesses demonstrate credibility and integrity to publishers and other customers. While many companies are committed to best business practices and superior service, explaining this to potential partners is...

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There is no other way to put it: ADP has been nothing short of a miracle-working game-changer for our business.
EVERYTHING is different because of our involvement with this organization, the people that comprise it, the partnerships we’ve formed, the mentoring we’ve received, the ideas that have been shared – EVERYTHING.
We talk differently; we train differently; we sell differently; we track differently; and we offer differently; in short, we operate completely differently, have a far-superior digital product – and a much stronger print story to tell – all because of ADP.

Andrew Palmer
PBC MultiMedia

ADP membership has been an absolute game-changer for my business. The unwavering professionalism and dedicated support from the ADP staff have transformed it into an incredible partnership. Their conferences serve as a perfect blend of education and networking, offering invaluable opportunities. Connecting with industry peers outside my business sphere has broadened my perspective on tackling day-to-day challenges. The power of shared experiences is inspiring and assures me that I’m not alone in this journey. With SmartSolutionsTM, especially SmartAdsTM, ADP revolutionizes advertising efficacy, ensuring increased visibility and revenue. ADP isn’t just an association; it’s a thriving community of like-minded directory publishers.

Cathy Mogler
Trusted Local Publisher MCTX

ADP meetings and events offer incredible opportunities for you to meet with the largest gathering of your industry peers. Networking with directory publishing professionals outside of your business environment gives you a broader perspective on how other companies in this ever-changing industry are handling their day-to-day concerns and challenges in this industry. Listening to others share their experiences energizes me and reminds me I’m not alone in this fight!

Amber Weems
Victory Media Marketing

ADP is my industry family, speaking the same “directory” language. The learning and camaraderie are unmatched. It’s the ultimate source for trends, education, and support that’s vital to my success. Part of that success is SmartSolutions™ . This proprietary software, churns out invaluable marketing and branding information. This tool has transformed how I optimize my website, social media, and sales materials.
ADP events gather industry peers unlike any other. Connecting with directory publishing professionals beyond my workspace has broadened my outlook and reinvigorated my spirit. I’m reminded that I’m not alone in this journey.
ADP has diversified my knowledge and brings invaluable insights back to my company. Joining ADP is not just a choice; it’s a must for every directory publisher. It’s a one-stop-shop for networking, knowledge, and growth.

Scott Southard
Action Specialties, LLC

Online directory publishers need to be a part of ADP. This Association proves to us that there is tremendous strength in directory publishers combined efforts. ADP provides us the forum to exchange ideas, technologies and methods that enables all of us to increase our company’s bottom line.

Bernadette Coleman
Advice Local

Serving on an ADP Committee provides me the opportunity to interact with fellow members to diversify my knowledge and gain valuable advice that I can take back to improve my company.

Kari Simpson
Digital Marketing Inc.

In today’s legislative environment, it is more critical than ever to network with fellow publishers and partner with vendors to advance the value story of our industry. ADP is the perfect one-stop promoter for achieving this objective. ADP leads the industry in successfully advancing the directory publishing concerns through government advocacy.

Chris Heilbock

We are proud new members of ADP and are thrilled about the cutting-edge advancements that ADP provides. We take pride in having successfully shifted from a legacy Directory Publisher to a comprehensive media company. I am immensely grateful to ADP for guiding us through this transition into the Digital Publishing Age. The SmartSolutions suite of products is a complete game changer. Joining ADP has undoubtedly been the wisest choice we’ve made in quite some time.

Geno Reddick
AdVantage Mobile Media 360

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