The publisher of Cape & Plymouth Business Publishing in Yarmouthport has announced the sale of the company to 118GROUP Web Design in Hyannis. The mission of the business, as well as current staff, will be maintained.
“I am very pleased that my team will remain intact moving forward, and that I had the opportunity to thoughtfully and carefully transfer the business to the next generation,” said Bob Viamari, publisher and owner of Cape & Plymouth Business, which was founded in 2004.
“The company has long considered technological solutions to be integral for its clients and the expertise brought by 118GROUP will be a great fit. It’s going to be fun to watch the new combined team take the magazine’s model and move it forward for the business community south of Boston and throughout Cape Cod.”
“118GROUP and Cape and Plymouth Business have similar customers, a focus on community, and the ability to share resources, skill sets, and professional experience benefits customers from both companies,” said Dale Shadbegian, Chief Technical Officer of 118GROUP. “Our goal is to satisfy a great need in the business community: great, well performing websites and in demand marketing services such as social media, video production, search engine optimization, print advertising, and educational events.”
Cape & Plymouth Business, a business education platform, will continue to publish a monthly magazine and weekly e-newsletter through its existing editorial team, and its events, including Cannabiz, 40 Under 40, and Enterprising Women, among others, will continue as scheduled.
Founded by Shadbegian in 2010, 118GROUP is a website design and management firm based on Cape Cod, with clients from all over the globe, spanning all industries. Locally, it has built and provided ongoing assistance for over 180 companies.
By joining forces with the knowledge and technical capacity of 118GROUP, Cape & Plymouth Business will be able maximize digital tools to better serve its readers, advertisers, and the greater business community.
Shadbegian can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.