The Gazette Company Brands
The Gazette Company is made up of many strong brands. Each of these brands is based on a solid reputation of excellent products and services. Click the links below to learn more about each of our award-winning divisions.
We are an independent, employee-owned newspaper delivering the relevant news of the day to communities in Eastern Iowa – and have been for 130 years. We care deeply about our community and its well-being. To that end we engage with our readers to better understand the myriad stories here, and connect our communities to the information and issues that matter most to them. The Gazette print edition is available each morning or digitally at www.mygreengazette.com.
Color Web Printers provides communication solutions for our clients ranging from market saturation with the printing and distribution of newspapers, to household specific, data-driven variable printing solutions. To some customers we are their printer, and to other customers we provide solutions in an overall marketing campaign/strategy by combining print with digital offerings with Fusionfarm. Strong, long standing relationships with our customers are the foundation of our business’s success.
CorridorCar.com’s mission is simple: to provide access to everyone living in the Corridor to buy or sell a vehicle in a way that makes the process easier. CorridorCar.com provides private party sellers a quick and cost-effective way to reach buyers in Eastern Iowa. For those in the market to buy, CorridorCar.com provides an efficient way to find autos in the area with the right price, features and more.
What started as a joint effort between the Gazette and the local chamber of commerce in 1998 as an online job board has since morphed into the leading local employment site in Eastern Iowa. Every year thousands of highly curated jobs across all industries are posted to CorridorCareers.com aiming to serve the hundreds of thousands of annual visitors to the site. CorridorCareers.com serves both the local job seeker and those outside the area looking to return to Cedar Rapids/Iowa City corridor.
Fusionfarm is an award-winning digital marketing and creative agency devoted to helping businesses grow. Our crew is made up of 50+ cross-functional professionals that excel at building powerful, lasting relationships between our clients and their customers because relationships are at the core of a successful business. And we can customize a package of services that engages your customers, reaches your business goals and fits your budget.
Here’s the Deal is a product that launched in 2010 and quickly gained market awareness because of resonance with consumers. Here’s the Deal’s mission is simple: connect local consumers to local business by offering a discount or trial price. With the joint reach of Here’s the Deal and The Gazette, Here’s the Deal connects local businesses with customers, building awareness and also driving “door swings” and new customer acquisition.
Hoopla is an entertainment brand highlighting things to do in Iowa’s Creative Corridor, including arts and cultural events, recreation, live music, dining, nightlife and more.
Eastern Iowa is exploding with things to do. Through a weekly print publication, website, social media and community partnerships, we connect organizations and businesses with their audiences. Our mission is to make sure no one ever says: “There’s nothing to do around here.”
Vernon Research Group is an experienced, full-service market research provider that delivers more than expected for our clients. Our advanced research methodologies, combined with our superior customer service, give clients the reliable insights they need to make sound decisions, develop plans and move their businesses forward. Our service lasts well beyond the completion of the research project as we assist with the communication and application of results.
The Gazette Garage Sales provides a centralized location for people in Eastern Iowa to post and search for garage sales online. People looking to advertise their garage sale on our website can easily post the dates, times, description of items offered and photos of their garage sale with us. The Gazette Garage Sales website also provides a weekly email to inform users of new sales occurring that week. We make it easy to connect treasure hunters with their next great find. Let’s face it, garage sales are fun!