San Francisco, Calif. — Jauntful, the personalized city guide platform, today launched publicly with new consumer product features, Jauntful for Business initiative and strategic partnership with Bonnier Corp.
“We’ve spent the past few months focused on observing and listening to users and it’s clear people love using Jauntful, but we also found a significant business demand primarily from the publishing and hospitality industries, as well as local businesses,” said Raphael Grignani, Jauntful CEO. “Our partnership with Bonnier Corporation and newly launched business products provide a proving ground for Jauntful’s flexibility in fulfilling a diversity of consumer and business needs.”
As part of the alliance, Bonnier Corp. is integrating Jauntful into its digital properties, starting with Saveur and Popular Photography, to enhance and expand the brands’ travel-related content for users and create new native ad products for its clients. This partnership will allow Bonnier and its partners to explore new revenue streams with both current and core audiences.
“Striking partnerships that will provide Bonnier Corp.’s audience and clients with innovative digital products is a primary focus for our brands,” said Elizabeth Burnham Murphy, CMO for Bonnier Corp. “The integration of Jauntful’s technology to our Web properties will allow our editorial teams to deliver travel-based content in an all new way, enhancing our user experience and introducing new ad products for our advertising partners.”
As part of this public launch, Jauntful is releasing new features to address both consumer and business needs. With Jauntful for Business, companies big and small have access to new features including:
Easily brand guides with only a few clicks — logo, brand color and the entire back of the printed guide.
Brand and seamlessly embed guides into any Web property for a native reader experience. Audiences can view, save and download guides without ever leaving the site, keeping readers engaged with content. This feature is available for the free, consumer version as well.
Independently print beautiful guides with this self service feature. Printed guides will be delivered in just a few days.
View insights into guide performance using the analytics dashboard for guides on Jauntful, as well as embedded guides.
New consumer features include:
Search the best guides from the Jauntful community. Guides are curated and made available to search and use anytime, anywhere.
Organize guides by theme using both personal guides and favorited guides from other users.
Save individual tips from other guides to your own guide. The original author is automatically credited for the tip.
Upload personal images for each tip, then add a caption, photo credit or licensing details.
Immediately check availability and book seats at a suggested restaurant directly from a Jauntful guide.
Jauntful is a personalized city guide creation platform and technology company providing ways for people and businesses to create and share personal printable guides. With Jauntful for Business, companies large and small develop deeper connections with customers, extending relationships beyond digital and physical properties and into their everyday lives.
About Bonnier Corp.
Bonnier Corp. is one of the largest special-interest publishing groups in America, with more than 30 multichannel brands extending into all platforms including magazines, digital media, books, events and product licensing. Bonnier Corp.’s brands include Popular Science, Saveur, Field & Stream, American Photo, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons, Cycle World, Working Mother and Outdoor Life. Bonnier Corp. is owned by Swedish-based Bonnier AB, a multichannel media conglomerate operating in 15 countries.