If you have not checked us out in a while, you will notice some big changes! Our parent company, Happenings Media gave all 15 sites a Redesign! We know you are going to love our new features because it means more for you!
We now have more features to improve your magazine reading experience such as:
- the Happening Readers Loyalty Gaming Program
- user-generated content submission forms for events, press releases, photos, & “Happening People” nominations
- a self-service banner advertising platform
- a new & improved calendar of events
Through the new Grand Strand Happening Readers Loyalty Program, you will be rewarded with points for actions such as visiting our website, sharing articles over social media, and commenting on articles. Points can then be traded in for prizes from a reward catalog (the community has been wonderful in giving us tickets and discounts for you).
“We’re always striving to improve the user experience- for licensees, readers, and advertisers,” explains Happenings Media co-founder Angela Giovine, 1/2 of the team along with her sister, Tina Paparone, who led the redesign implementation. “That unwilling-to-settle spirit is what fuels the most successful independent hyperlocal publications, and as a hyperlocal licensing network, our role is to combine that drive with the best technology, training, & resources available.” We thank Angela and Tina for all they do because without them, we wouldn’t be able to give you all that we do and will continue to offer.