SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle

December 04, 2007 20:57 ET Launches New Online Business Page

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 4, 2007) -, the online home of the San Francisco Chronicle, launched a comprehensive redesign of its Business page. "We are happy to announce the launch of the new and improved SFGate Business page, with comprehensive coverage of Business and Technology from the San Francisco Chronicle. As you will see, we have made a lot of changes," said Peter Negulescu, Vice President/Digital Media. "Like the recent changes we made on our Sports page and the new Living page, the new Business and Technology pages are geared toward creating the best and most complete experience for users interested in business and technology in the Bay Area. Many of the improvements are based on feedback we've received from our users.

"We've given SFGate Business and Technology pages a brighter and less cluttered design with simplified navigation. As with Sports and Living, navigation is at the top of the page, which is the new standard for all of SFGate, as we continue to roll out the complete redesign.

"We're updating content more frequently and making access to key market indicators and summaries, priority navigation. Our tech blogs and podcasts are easier to find as well.

"Initial responses from users thus far, are overwhelmingly favorable," said Negulescu. "Advertisers are pleased with their new ad positions, and users are enjoying the increased interactivity that we now offer. Stay tuned for continuing updates."

The San Francisco Chronicle is the Bay Area's leading news and information source and has been connecting the region with its award-winning journalism since its founding in 1865. Combined with its online home,, The San Francisco Chronicle reaches nearly 1.5 million Bay Area adults daily and 1.6 million on Sunday. The six-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Chronicle is the nation's 13th largest daily newspaper, and is among the nation's top five newspaper Web sites with 9.0 million monthly unique visitors and over 73.7 million monthly page views.

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