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Glokal Dijital Hizmetler Pazarlama ve Ticaret A.Ş. - hurriyetemlak.com

Glokal Dijital Hizmetler Pazarlama ve Ticaret A.Ş. - hurriyetemlak.com

Operating under the umbrella of Doğan Holding with the trade name Glokal Dijital Hizmetler Pazarlama ve Ticaret A.Ş., Hürriyet Emlak was launched in 2006 in order to deliver the most convenient and cleanest ads to those searching for real estate, in a practical and swift manner. Bringing together the entire sector under a single roof, hurriyetemlak.com keeps a finger on the pulse of the sector with its extensive ad portfolio, up-to-date news, innovative products and projects. As of end-2018, hurriyetemlak.com recorded over 6 million unique visitors and 19 million page views monthly on average (Google Analytics, 2018).

Although home sales in Turkey fell 2.4% in 2018 over the prior year, and the increase in housing prices remained below the inflation rate, Hürriyet Emlak boosted the sales of its core product, real estate office membership packages, by 15%. Continuing to invest despite the contracting market, Hürriyet Emlak partnered with Homsters International Ltd to establish Proje Land Dijital Hizmetler Pazarlama ve Ticaret A.Ş. in January 2018.

Hürriyet Emlak owns an 86% stake in the new venture, which aims to identify potential buyers for new home builders. Hürriyet Emlak believes that change adds speed and dynamism on the way toward reaching performance targets. In March 2018, the company completely revamped its brand image. As a result, Hürriyet Emlak started delivering improved, top quality and independent services with a bolder, more social, more dynamic identity than ever before. In June 2018, the company launched a new more robust mobile site which was developed in light of users’ experience.

In 2018, Hürriyet Emlak also rolled out the Kazanç Dünyası platform. A first in Turkey, the platform is an ecosystem that includes Turkey's most prestigious property brands, real estate firms, users seeking ads and Hürriyet Emlak. Thanks to this ecosystem, Hürriyet Emlak provides users with unprecedented discounts and offers from brands on Kazanç Dünasyı to help meet their home moving requirements, while also granting real estate firms with lucrative business opportunities.

Hürriyet Emlak's financial strength, innovative product and service approach, nationwide service network, advanced technology infrastructure, and reliability formed the basis of the partnership deal reached in December 2018 with Goldman Sachs, the world's leading investment bank. In the coming year, Hürriyet Emlak aims to launch new revenue models designed with its partner Goldman Sachs, and to boost its focus on high technology data analytics. New business models are planned by closely monitoring key market developments, such increased home sales to foreigners and mandatory appraisals in home sales. Hürriyet Emlak recruits new talent from the sector and continues to invest in innovative products and services. Hürriyet Emlak is focused on utilizing data analytics far more to provide customers the most swift, transparent and practical search experience in accordance with their specific budget and needs, as well as individual preferences.

With its innovative cat houses project, Hürriyet Emlak won a Silver Certificate in the “Social Responsibility Project” category at Social Media Awards Turkey 2018. In a ranking by Digitalage, Projeland and Kazanç Dünyası received awards in the “Gamechangers in the Digital World” category, and Hürriyet Emlak received award in the “Online Real Estate” category. To support the burgeoning real estate ecosystem by bringing together sector players, Hürriyet Emlak held the third edition of the Best of Real Estate awards in 2018 – the only award ceremony for stakeholders of the real estate industry. In addition, the company organized traditional iftar dinners bringing together real estate firms. During the year, Hürriyet Emlak also conducted the Digitalent camp for media planning enterprises.

Kanal D Romania

Kanal D Romania

Serving as the face of Kanal D in Romania, Kanal D Romania started broadcasting in 2007 with a national broadcast license. The channel received widespread acclaim with its original broadcasting approach and became one of Romania’s most watched television channels shortly after launch. After starting to broadcast some of its programming in full high-definition in 2014, Kanal D Romania began broadcasting all its content as full HD in 2016. Kanal D Romania is one of two corporations broadcasting full HD programming in Romania. One of the top three TV channels in the country, Kanal D Romania closed fiscal year 2018 ranked second in terms of viewer performance. It was also the channel increasing its viewership numbers by the largest margin. The channel enjoys a rating of 14.9% in prime time (20:00 – 24:00).

Radio Impuls

Radio Impuls

In February 2018, Doğan Group launched its new radio investment in Romania – Radio Impuls. Operating in the radio market for over two decades as the broadcaster of contemporary hit music and holding 10 radio broadcast licenses, Radio Impuls reaches out to one-third of the urban population in the top 10 cities of the country, including the capital city Bucharest.

Slow Türk

Slow Türk

Turkey's first nationwide Turkish slow music radio, Slow Türk aims to make the best love songs accessible to a broad radio audience under the slogan “The Frequency for Love.” With the beautiful, romantic love songs it airs during the day, Slow Türk has become one of the most popular radio channels of its category in Turkey in 2018. Slow Türk reaches audiences via digital platforms, the Türksat satellite, the terrestrial broadcasting network and internet broadcasts, in addition to applications for tablets and other mobile devices.

In 2018, Slow Türk commenced terrestrial broadcasting in the cities of Kocaeli, Gebze, Kayseri and Trabzon. Slow Türk plans to further expand its terrestrial network in 2019 to become one of Turkey’s top five radio stations.

Doğan Music Company (DMC)

Doğan Music Company (DMC)

DMC maintained its leading position in the sector with 29% market share in CD sales, 44% in radio & TV playlists and 48% in digital sales as of end2018. At end 2016, DMC entered into actor management and casting agency services with Glamorous Celebrity Management Agency (GCMA), and started to gain a place in the sector.

NetD

NetD

netd.com, which went on air in 2012 and changed its design and content structure in September 2017, continues to operate as a "Premium Video Content Platform.” In order to deliver users a 360°-screen experience, netd.com is available on all platforms including Smart TV, applications and the web. Capitalizing on the synergy of the “Net” brand, netd.com operates as the broadcasting platform for the NetD music catalogue, influencer videos and special content.

NetD Müzik

NetD Müzik

NetD Müzik is the official broadcast platform for music clips in various genres – ranging from Turkish pop music to alternative music. It is also the fourth most popular YouTube channel (6) globally with 12.6 million subscribers (7). Having exceeded 26.5 billion views since its launch in January 2014(8), NetD Müzik has been the second fastest-growing channel in the world over the last three years. In 2018, NetD Müzik passed the 10 million subscriber threshold for the first time in Turkey and received the Diamond Play Button award.

The highly successful channel streams over 10 thousand official videos from 120 producers in its continuously updated catalogue a monthly average of 600 million times to its subscribers.

In 2018, NetD Müzik became the most-watched YouTube channel in Turkey by a wide margin, with over 46 billion minutes of viewing time, 16 billion views, 6.6 million likes and 150 thousand comments.

NetD Müzik delivers Turkish music to the entire world in a free and easily accessible manner. NetD Müzik broadcasts via music channels on YouTube and İzlesene together with netd.com.

NetD Influencer

NetD Influencer

Established in 2016, NetD Influencer is a multi-channel network that collaborates with channels broadcasting over the YouTube platform. As a YouTubeapproved company, it obtains the digital advertising sales rights of content producers in Turkey and sells sponsored content. NetD Influencer functions as a video production and consulting network that also delivers production and content consultancy to channels.

With its rich experience in digital marketing, video content production, entertainment and music culture, NetD Influencer manages YouTube and Instagram accounts or channels that generate content.

With 100 million monthly views on average and a total of 10 million subscribers, NetD Influencer serves over 50 YouTube channels in the most watched categories. NetD Influencer plans to boost access to its channels in the network in the short-term and become Turkey's largest and highest quality multi-channel network over the long-term.

Doğan Burda Dergi

Doğan Burda Dergi

Featuring magazines that have original and creative content, Doğan Burda is the leader of the magazine publishing sector in Turkey. With two weekly magazines, 15 monthly magazines, and five magazines with special periods, Doğan Burda boasts a portfolio of 85 publications and continues to be a successful player in the sector. As of end-2018, Doğan Burda published a total of 22 magazines (2017: 24); 10 (2017: 12) of these magazines are published under license agreements with international companies.

In 2018, Doğan Burda continued to invest in magazine publishing. The company publishes its well-established brands and new magazines both in print and online. While adhering to its approach of being a responsible publisher, Doğan Burda – the sector leader – aims to further boost the quality and efficiency of its wellknown brands. The company remains committed to introducing innovations to readers in 2019.

Doğan Egmont

Doğan Egmont

Doğan Egmont, a leading book and magazine publisher that attracts a broad readership of all ages and interests, was founded in 1996 with the partnership of Doğan Group and Scandinavia’s wellestablished media group Egmont.

Closely monitoring developments in the sector, Doğan Egmont established the sub-brands DEX in 2011; DEX Plus in 2013; CEO Plus and Doğan Novus in 2014; and Doğan Akademi in 2018. With these efforts, the company is able to reach out to a diverse readership and establish targeted communications with different reader groups.

Doğan Egmont, embracing the philosophy that “Reading is the future” and featuring more than children’s books and 20 magazines in its portfolio, plays an important role in +1,000 the personal development of youth and children. The company, which is the leader in the Turkish children’s book and magazine market, publishes branded books and magazines – such as Disney, Mattel, Hasbro, Universal – in addition to other significant publications for youth from Turkey and around the world.

Doğan Egmont is committed to maintaining its leadership position in children's books and going beyond conventional sales channels with its Doğan Egmont-branded licenses and leading authors. The company makes efficient use of the school channel by enhancing its presence there via special events and partnerships.

Doğan Kitap publishes select works of Turkish literature and also translates into Turkish the very best examples of literature from around the world. Maintaining its robust position in literature publishing, Doğan Kitap is a market standout with its many books ranking a top bestseller lists and high sales figures.

In 2019, Doğan Egmont aims to create new bestsellers in all its brands and boost sales of current books by promoting them further. In the coming period, Doğan Egmont plans to expand in university preparation books and digital books, where it already has over 800 titles. The company also aims to undertake pioneering initiatives in the audio book market.

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