Jerrick's Vocal Platform Adds Three New Social Publishing Communities, Lifehack.Media, Criminal.Media, and Unbalanced.Media

Published on September 19, 2017

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc., (OTCQB: JMDA) (the "Company" or "Jerrick"), a technology company, announced today that it has added three new social publishing communities, "Lifehack" "Criminal" and "The Unbalanced" to its Vocal publishing platform. Lifehack,, is for all things DIY built to make life easier, while Criminal,, is true crime exposed - the innocent, the guilty, and the downright gruesome. The Unbalanced,, is an existing sports publication that has transferred from another large platform to Vocal to benefit from Vocal's growing viewership and mutually beneficial revenue arbitrage.

Vocal,, is Jerrick's long-form social publishing platform, engineered for the creation of rich media content and the intuitive discovery and navigation by visitors. Vocal's proprietary, algorithmic engine capitalizes on the power of specific and dedicated audiences and is designed to promote maximum SEO exposure and monetization opportunities.

The Vocal platform currently hosts 24 niche-communities including science fiction, poetry, music, health and wellness, and pop culture. New communities are objectively and quantitatively derived in response to voices (interest levels) within the rapidly growing Vocal sub-communities. Connecting original content with communities passionate about the topics, Jerrick's growth since Vocal's introduction on November 30, 2016 has exceeded expectations and is experiencing accelerated growth. During the first two weeks of September, monthly page views are tracking 4.6 million compared to 3.85 million in August and article submissions have grown from 180 per day to 270 per day, month to month. Fueling this expansion is an increase in content creators, which jumped from 27,500 in August to 42,000 thus far in September, pacing at over 700 new registered creators per day.    

"Lifehack and Criminal are our latest internally created communities, after our previous launch of Serve and Viva, with a storied history of submitters and interest levels behind them," commented Justin Maury, Head of Product, Creative and Design at Jerrick. "With the latest updates we have integrated into Vocal, we were able to offer a unique value proposition for monetization and essential functionality to attract an existing sports brand, The Unbalanced, to our platform. The Unbalanced was successfully migrated and seamlessly onboarded and now has access to our community of over 42,000 content creators and over 3 million monthly visitors to our community sites."

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