Case Study: CFE Media


This business-to-business publisher acquired three shuttered titles from RBI and needed to rebuild the sites quickly featuring a new variety of advertising sponsorships. It also was looking for a way to economically leverage a content management system across its three publication web sites without incurring the expense and headache of hiring an in-house development team.

CFE Media Result

We developed a single back-end cms that allows their web editors to manage individually branded publication site. GCN converted more than 37,000 archived articles from a pre-existing cms. We implemented a sophisticated subscription lead access management system and custom application toolset that the publisher’s in-house technical team is able to support and maintain.

"GCN worked closely with our entire team to understand our requirements, develop an aggressive, but realistic plan to relaunch our websites and get our three websites up, running and serving our audience in record time. Their knowledgeable staff has been extremely responsive and played the critical roles of designer, developer, troubleshooter, trainer and consultant all-in-one." -- Steve Rourke, CEO of CFE Media LLC.

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