March 26, 2015 09:30 ET

SPYR INC. Continues Expansion of Its Digital Media Platform Added to the Franklin Networks Portfolio

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - March 26, 2015) - SPYR, INC. (OTCQB: SPYR), a holding company with wholly-owned subsidiaries in the digital publishing and advertising industries, and in the food service industry, today announced the addition of its ninth website,, to its portfolio of revenue-producing digital media properties, operated by SPYR's wholly-owned subsidiary, Franklin Networks, Inc.

SPYR currently owns and operates eight other monetized websites focused on topics including: food, travel, fitness, nutrition, fashion and parenting. focuses on one of the hottest segments in digital publishing -- Celebrity, Entertainment & Lifestyles. Developed completely in-house by the Franklin team, covers popular topics such as celebrity news, celebrity fashion, movies, TV, music and more, with SPYR is targeting a new demographic, which is expected to increase the overall viewership of its portfolio of websites. includes daily content from writers with a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives, who will contribute timely and engaging articles on topics that celebrity enthusiasts and a broad range of readers frequently seek. Covering a wide variety of genres allows to appeal to viewers of all ages and from all walks of life.'s coverage includes articles about up-and-coming and currently popular celebrities that appeal to a younger demographic, as well as articles about celebrities from years past.

SPYR's CEO and President, James R. Thompson, stated "Our participation in this space, as with every new niche we enter, opens the door to additional opportunities. We are excited about because we believe that it will enable SPYR to reach a new audience, thereby increasing our presence in the ever-expanding digital marketplace and helping to create a greater awareness of our brands."

About SPYR, INC.

SPYR, INC. is a holding company that through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Franklin Networks, Inc., is engaged in digital publishing and advertising operations and through its other wholly-owned subsidiary, E.A.J.: PHL, Airport Inc., owns and operates an "American Diner" theme restaurant located in the Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania called "Eat at Joe's®." The Company is currently exploring opportunities for additional acquisitions in these and other verticals, including mobile application and game development, in order to expand its holdings, to drive and increase revenue and to generate profits and build value for shareholders.

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Contact Information

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    Marlin Molinaro
    Marmel Communications, LLC
    (702) 434-8692