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Best Version Media Overview

Brookfield, WI
201 to 500 employees
2007
Company - Private
Publishing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Best Version Media (BVM) is an international media company that connects businesses to local residents with positive, family-friendly community publications. Founded in 2007 with a small handful of magazines, BVM now distributes millions of publications to local communities ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019 (#32), 2017 (#25)

Top CEOs: 2019 (#45), 2017 (#20), 2015 (#5)

Company Updates

  • BVM works with some of the best graphic designers in the industry! Visit the BVM blog for more details about their most recent award recognition.

  • Best Version Media is Great Place to Work Certified yet again! Check out our profile to see how our employees feel about working with BVM!

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Best Version Media – Why Work With Us?


ABOUT BEST VERSION MEDIA

Best Version Media (BVM) is an international media company that connects businesses to local residents with positive, family-friendly community magazines. Founded in 2007 with a small handful of magazines, BVM now distributes millions of publications to local communities across the U.S. and Canada each year.

The BVM Publisher opportunity offers unlimited income potential and the freedom of a flexible work schedule. We offer entrepreneurs all the resources it takes to build a highly successful business. One-on-one coaching, field training and weekly conference calls are just a few ways that we support our amazing Publishers.    

Our highly-awarded company culture has been recognized by Glassdoor, Fortune, Entrepreneur, Best in Biz, Great Place to Work and many others. We strive to provide an exceptional environment that encourages our people to excel to their fullest potential while becoming the best version of themselves.

BVM CULTURE

We believe our culture at Best Version Media is the driving force behind every decision we make. Our culture is founded on the virtue of humility and focuses on three key principles: professional will, a fun-loving spirit and a compassionate heart.

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MISSION STATEMENT

Best Version Media brings people together by providing quality, family-focused publications that reflect the integrity, pride and prestige of the local communities we serve. BVM uses micro-targeted advertising to connect local businesses with residents in their area.  

VISION FOR PUBLISHERS

Publishers at BVM have the opportunity to earn an unlimited income while working a flexible schedule that meets their unique needs. Our Publishers strive to be in business for themselves, but not by themselves. We offer continuous training and support to help every Publisher reach their fullest potential.

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Amazing, extremely supportive culture (both professionally and personally), proven concept and processes, great product, self accountability, opportunity to build something and become a better person.” - Publisher in Atlanta, GA

“I've been working here for 3.5 years and have loved every moment. Great work life balance and family culture that an employee can ask for. Amazing opportunities for personal growth and training.” - Anonymous Content Coordinator

“BVM has grown tremendously in the past few years. The success of the publisher field is incredible and in turn, the culture at BVM is positive, encouraging, and packed with tools for success. If you are looking for a place where teamwork and independence intersect, this could be for you. Upper management is trusting, and you work for what you want out of your job.” - Anonymous Publisher

“Best Version Media is an opportunity to start your own business, but also have the support of others so you do not feel like you are alone. You have the flexibility to make your own schedule because you are your own Publisher but you have a team of People that genuinely care about you and want to see you succeed in your business…” - Publisher in Chambersburg, PA

“The Leadership at BVM is top notch. They give us all the tools we need to be successful. They respect and appreciate everyone who is on the Team. After working in the Corporate world for over 20 years I have found my forever career. I am beyond grateful and proud to be part of this amazing Company!”- Publisher in Parkland, FL



Best Version Media Reviews

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    I have been working at Best Version Media full-time

    Pros

    The level of autonomy to run your OWN business with the support of Best Version Media is definitely a pro for a self starter who knows how to get the job done without a “boss”- but the support you will receive from others in the company is consistent and effective.

    Cons

    This job wouldn’t be right for someone who needs to punch a clock and be told what to do. You need a high level of conviction and a desire to help your community.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!!

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Best Version Media Interviews

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    Publisher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Best Version Media (Ottawa, ON (Canada)) in July 2019.

    Interview

    I applied online through a job board. I was called to confirm I was interested in and an interview and was scheduled for an interview with the area Manager the next morning. I received an email to confirm our interview and my contacts information. The manager called on time, and the interview lasted an hour, and we discussed thoroughly all aspects of the Positions available, what would be the best fit for myself and the company. Roles and responsibilities, commission schedule, training, and all my questions were answered.

    Interview Questions

    • Are you prepared to have a plan for income in place as it might be 3 months before any commissions are realized?   1 Answer
    • Are you comfortable with cold calling, B2B, and understand that rejection is not towards you, but that the product or timing is not the right fit for the client.   1 Answer
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Best Version Media Awards & Accolades

  • Great Place to Work Certified, Great Place to Work®, 2020
  • Gold Winner, Company of the Year (Advertising, Marketing & PR), CEO World Awards, 2019
  • Best Places To Work, Glassdoor, 2019
  • Fastest Growing Company of the Year, Best in Biz Awards, 2019
  • Silver Winner, Employer of the Year (Advertising, Marketing & PR), Stevie Awards, 2019
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Pledges & Certifications

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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