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Benztown And Envisionwise Partner To Offer Affordable Websites, Alexa Skills And Texting Technology

LOS ANGELES, CA, and SAVOY, IL, September 21, 2021Benztown, a global leader in radio imaging, voiceover, programming, podcasting and jingles, announces that it has entered into an agreement with Envisionwise, a Savoy, IL-based web design and development company serving radio since 2001, to offer its easy-to-use, cost-effective technology platform to enhance radio stations’ digital presence, while increasing revenue opportunities for stations. Envisionwise presented by Benztown delivers three technology products that deliver and maintain station Websites, Alexa Skills and Text Messaging service for radio: LinkedUpRadio, Pivot Radio and TextMeMan. Stations can activate one, two or all three products, with the convenience of one log-in for multiple stations. Envisionwise presented by Benztown also offers 24/7/365 live concierge support so there is always a live person to assist with the technology, as needed. The platforms are scalable and give stations more capabilities for less money, with no long-term commitments with both cash and barter options.

 

LinkedUpRadio is a custom-designed, affordable website platform that allows individuals or groups to easily manage all station websites, ads, content, and social networking in one system, with no coding or special skills required. LinkedUpRadio websites are designed for radio stations housing unlimited blogs, image sliders, schedules, photos, custom forms and much more. A variety of premium add-ons available for unlimited digital revenue opportunity.

 

Pivot Radio develops custom Alexa Skills for radio stations that integrate with Amazon smart speakers. Stations can schedule pre-rolls and outro advertisements while managing the Alexa voice and the visual display graphics through a simple admin interface. Pivot Radio handles all development, submissions and establishes an Amazon Alexa skills store presence for each station’s skill. Custom banner graphics are provided help promote skills and analytics are available to share with station advertisers. Pivot Radios newest skill feature provides an opportunity for stations to take client requests over Alexa.

 

TextMeMan is an affordable easy-to-use text messaging service that connects stations directly to listeners through texts for contests, giveaways, song requests, and local updates, including news, events, and advertising promotions. Listeners can receive both SMS or MMS messages, with options to opt in and out at any time. All technology is managed online from any location with no special software needed.

 

Dave “Chachi” Denes, President, Benztown, said: “What can I say about Jackie Parks other than she’s a Super Hero! She’s Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel and the Black Widow all rolled into one and Envisionwise’s incredible services can give stations super powers including revenue generation, time savings and listener engagement.”  

 

Jackie Parks, President/CEO, Envisionwise, commented: “Working with Dave "Chachi" Denes, Masa Patterson, Mike McVay and the entire staff at Benztown is an exciting opportunity for us. Benztown has an impeccable reputation with a valuable team and services. We've been in the radio space for over twenty years and have built an empire of digital products that will target the same audience. Joining forces with Benztown and sharing the same vision is a dream come true. We couldn't be more thrilled to work with Benztown and to see what the future holds.”

 

For more information, visit or https://benztown.com/program/envisionwise/ 

or contact Masa Patterson at mp@benztown.com or (818) 842-4600.

 

About Envisionwise

Envisionwise is a web design and development company established in 2001. Envisionwise specializes in custom websites and distinctive digital product solutions for the radio industry. Envisionwise creates user-friendly websites that are easy to navigate, empowering clients to edit their own content, using a very simple, yet sophisticated, admin panel interface. Envisionwise takes pride in offering excellent support for all digital products and services providing the best user experience. No long term contracts required. Turnaround times are quick. For more information, visit: https://envisionwise.com/.

 

About Benztown

Benztown is a leading international audio imaging, production library, voiceover, programming, podcasting, and jingle production company with over 2,900 affiliations on six different continents. Benztown provides audio brands and radio stations of all formats with end-to-end imaging and production, making high-quality sound and world-class audio branding a reality for radio stations of all market sizes and budgets. Benztown was named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 by Inc. magazine for five consecutive years as one of America’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies. With studios in Los Angeles, New York, and Stuttgart, Benztown offers the highest quality audio imaging work parts for 23 libraries across 14 music and spoken word formats including AC, Hot AC, CHR, Country, Hip Hop and R&B, Rhythmic, Classic Hits, Rock, News/Talk, Sports, and JACK. Benztown provides custom VO and imaging across all formats, including commercial VO and copywriting in partnership with Yamanair Creative. Benztown Radio Networks produces, markets and distributes high quality programming and services to radio stations around the world, including: The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown, The Daily Dees Show, The Todd-N-Tyler Radio Empire, Hot Mix, Sunday Night Slow Jams with R Dub!, Flashback, Skee Sports Card Minute, Top 10 Now and Then, Tough Love With Siri, Ask Alexa, Smash Prep, Audio Architecture, and Benztown Swag Bank. Benztown + McVay Podcast Networks produces and markets premium podcasts including: THE MAKING OF: A NAT GEO PODCAST, Run It Again, and Consenting Adults. For more information, visit www.benztown.com or contact Masa Patterson at mp@benztown.com or (818) 842-4600.    

 

Contact: Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for Benztown, 512.633.4084 or lisa@dollcomm.com.