Austin, Texas, January 28, 2018. For Immediate Release
Austin, Texas-based New Generation Media LLC (NGM) today announced the appointment of David Bland as Publisher of the Social Selling News (SSN), a leading trade publication focused on the direct selling industry.
“During this time of direct selling’s transformation, there is no better person to lead the SSN than David,” said Jonathan Gilliam, NGM’s principal shareholder. “David is a proven leader with excellent editorial and management skills, business vision, and ability to bring people together. His vision for how the paper can deliver rich news and actionable information to executives in the channel is perfectly suited to the paper’s goals of expanding innovation and growth.”
Since joining the publication in 2019, David has contributed heavily to the paper and has been a key component in driving its editorial direction, quality and innovation.
“Having worked side-by-side with David on the paper, I can attest to his skills and enthusiasm to continue building a fantastic product,” said outgoing Publisher Teresa Craighead. “I have every confidence SSN will continue its success and leadership as the industry’s go-to source for breaking news and impactful information.”
“I am thrilled and humbled to be taking the reins at SSN,” said Mr. Bland. “The direct selling channel is at an exciting crossroads, with the industry emerging from the unprecedented challenges of 2020 into a new year filled with growth, innovation and a renewed dedication to establishing lasting and productive relationships.”
Bland says he is excited to jump in and continue building his relationships in the space. “The thing I love most about direct selling is the people I’ve met,” he says. “I look forward to continuing to build rich partnerships with any and all executives in the channel.”
Founded in 2018, Social Selling News is the direct selling industry’s go-to monthly publication. Their goal is to be the most relevant and compelling source of actionable insights available in our channel by providing direct sales industry professionals the latest in news, trends, and developments inside the world of direct selling.
Organization: Social Selling News
Company URL: www.socialselling news.com