With the inspired vision of CEO Scott Conlon, MyArea Network has become a fast-growing digital media and tech company with a mission to connect people to their local community. Beginning with 813area.com and based in Tampa, the local connection concept using local influencers to connect businesses and people in their community has continued to grow with 150 live local sites all over the country and the opening of the Orlando market office in 2016.
407area.com/MyArea Network is a full-service media and marketing company that helps local businesses of any size attain visibility in their community. Through multi-channel media platforms, technology solutions, and online and offline marketing services.
“There are so many great local businesses that don’t get the attention they deserve. We wanted to develop a platform and solutions that would help more people find those businesses,” explains founder and CEO, Scott Conlon.
Over the last few years 407area.com, MyArea Network’s first official market expansion has flourished providing a source for locals and businesses with the onboarding of their first official Area Manager, LeeAnn Huntoon.
LeeAnn Huntoon - 407area Content Manager & Digital Marketing Director for MyArea Networ
After graduating LeeAnn Huntoon accepted an entry-level position with a major corporation and after ten years of climbing the corporate ladder, she hit the ceiling and decided it was time to move on and pursue her passion. After a few months of freelance writing, she began working for a digital marketing company in Downtown Orlando and quickly became the content manager for the company’s two local entertainment websites. Her success and determination caught the eye of MyArea Network and when it was time to open the Orlando office she was asked to come on board to build and grow the 407area market.
“We are so much more than a marketing agency or a website. 407area.com and the 150 other live sites including 813, 727, 386, 321, and 305 in Florida alone is a community and your local connection to anything and everything that’s happening in your area. Not only are we the local source for things do to, nightlife, dining, and local sports, we also bridge the gap between the businesses in the area and their targeted audience,” states 407area Content Manager/ Digital Marketing Director, LeeAnn Huntoon.
With the assistance of the main office in Tampa and the Orlando Digital Content Associate, Chris McShane, 407area.com has become the leading source for local residents and visitors to find the best things to see, eat, and do in Orlando.
The site offers more than just a directory for businesses and upcoming events. 407area.com and the additional sites within the MyArea Network family produce relevant and organic article content that is highly ranked on Google. Each article is written by locals who live in the area providing readers with first-hand experiences and suggestions similar to reaching out to a trusted friend who lives in the area. 407area.com has become a trusted source in Orlando combining local and social and providing everyone with the opportunity to live like a local no matter where they are.
Chris McShane - Digital Content Associate
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