Los Angeles, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–September 21, 2004–El Clasificado announced today its expansion to the growing Latino counties of Riverside and San Bernardino. With the opening of this new zone, the publication has reached a weekly-verified circulation of 180,000, solidifying its position as the largest Spanish weekly magazine in the United States.
Auto Plaza, the auto dealer supplement to El Clasificado, has seen its weekly circulation grow from 30,000 to 180,000 in just two years, and is now the largest Spanish-language auto supplement in the nation.
This continuous expansion has earned El Clasificado national recognition by prestigious organizations during 2004: the “Hispanic Business” magazine selected El Clasificado as one of the 500 Largest U.S. Hispanic Owned Companies, and “ICIC & Inc Magazine” named El Clasificado as one of America’s 100 fastest growing inner city companies.
“It’s very gratifying that our efforts to expand our publications to new or growing Latino areas have been recognized by the media,” said Martha de la Torre, CEO and Founder of El Clasificado. “Our commitment to quality and the positive impact we have on the community are the true measures of our company’s success.”
El Clasificado has received numerous awards in business and services to the Latino community by other business organizations such as the United States Small Business Administration, the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Latin Business Association, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, the National Association of Woman Business Owners, the Association of Free Community Papers and the National Association of Hispanic Publications.
El Clasificado is a free Spanish weekly publication that blends classified advertising with community service editorial. Now in its 16th year, the magazine has a weekly-verified circulation of over 180,000 and is distributed in over 160 cities in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties to over 770,000 Spanish-speaking readers.
For more information about El Clasificado’s expansion call (323) 278-5310 or visit http://www.elclasificado.com
Alicia García de Angela
Public Relations Manager
Tel (323) 278-5310