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AZFoothills.com Releases 2014 List of Arizona's Best Restaurants

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September 16, 2014 (Scottsdale, AZ) – Arizona Foothills, the Valley’s number one authority on luxury lifestyle, has just released their fifth-annual list of Arizona’s Best Restaurants. The 2014 list features Arizona’s crème de la crème in dining chosen by AFM’s most seasoned food critics and top Editors. The 2014 edition of Arizona’s Best Restaurants is currently available on AZFoothills.com which is one of the top 10,000 most visited website in the United States. Readers from all over the country can peruse a list chock-full of amazing, one-of-a-kind dining destinations throughout the state which include established favorites that have appeared on the list for years to taste bud-tantalizing newcomers.

The fifty best list, hosted on AZFoothills.com which sees more than 200,000 unique visitors per month, will provide more reader service to its primarily elite and affluent tourism driven demographic. AZFoothills.com is ranked on page one for many commonly Googled search terms including “restaurants in Arizona, “best of Arizona”, “best restaurants in Arizona”, and “best restaurants in Phoenix”. Arizona’s Best Restaurants 2014 list will be shared through AZ Foothills social media platforms like Instagram where @AZFoothills ranks number one among all media outlets in Arizona with more than 82,000 followers along with Facebook where Arizona Foothills Magazine reaches more than 36,000 fans and Twitter where @AZFoothillsMag broadcasts to more than 60,000 followers.

“One of my favorite—and most challenging—projects is AZFoothills.com’s annual list of the Valley’s 50 best restaurants. Though it seems impossible to narrow down our favorites to a mere 50 (the Valley is teeming is top-notch cuisine!), we think our readers will agree with this year’s lineup. Keep an eye out for several newbies who are making their debut this year and a few old faves who have stuck around for the past few years” says Arizona Foothills Editor in Chief Melissa Larsen.

AZFoothills.com is the Valley's fastest-growing Web site. Arizona Foothills Magazine and Arizona Foothills Online are dedicated to providing resourceful information on dining, entertainment, homes, fashion, culture and events in Arizona.

Scottsdale-based Media That Deelivers, Inc. (www.mediathatdeelivers.com) is a leading luxury magazine publisher that produces many titles in its luxury collection of magazines, including the monthly Arizona Foothills Magazine, Arizona Foothills Tucson Online. The company also publishes an array of custom products for world-renowned organizations like the The Westin Kierland and JW Marriott Resorts.

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Arizona Foothills to Launch Brand New Print Publication and Micro Site in 2015

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August 27, 2014 (Scottsdale, AZ) – Arizona Foothills, the Valley’s number one authority on luxury lifestyle, is primed to release their third-annual issue of the tourism-focused publication InArizona. The 2015 special edition magazine will showcase Arizona’s crème de la crème, targeting Arizona visitors for the 2015 winter season and beyond. Arizona Foothills will also be rolling out an all new web component of InArizona on AZFoothills.com which is one of the top 10,000 most visited website in the United States. Readers online and in the Valley will be able to access InArizona to learn where to go and what to do surrounding the 2015 Valley event season including Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, Pro Bowl, Super Bowl, Waste Management Phoenix Open, Spring Training and more.

The InArizona print publication distribution will premeire on January 12, 2015 just in time for some of the Nation’s largest and most publicized events taking place right in the Valley of the Sun. More than fifty thousand copies will be available at the Valley’s top luxury resorts, Sky Harbor airport, and Arizona CVBs. InArizona will also be placed at the Valley’s most attended events, most notably Super Bowl XLIX including Taste NFL who has chosen AZ Foothills as official media partner along with NBC television who will broadcast the game. In addition, the magazine will be at the Barrett Jackson VIP Women’s Lounge, Phoenix Open VIP Skyboxes and Suites along with a host of other prestigious events. Editorial content within the book will feature elite experiences as chosen by Arizona Foothills tastemakers as well as an “Ideal Day” in the Valley as told by prominent Valley residents. IInArizona features will cover content for every palette and predilection from dining and nightlife to resorts and spas to shopping and adventures.

The InArizona micro site, hosted on AZFoothills.com which sees more than 200,000 unique visitors per month, will target visitors and contain the same editorial content as the print publication. The micro site will launch on January 12,2015 along with the print publication and will remain live online for the entire 2015 calendar year allowing AZFoothills.com to provide more reader service to its primarily elite and affluent tourism driven demographic. AZFoothills.com is ranked on page one for many commonly Googled tourism search terms including “restaurants in Arizona, “best of Arizona”, “best shops in Arizona”, and “best shopping in Phoenix”. InArizona content will be shared through AZ Foothills social media platforms like Instagram where @AZFoothills ranks number one among all media outlets in Arizona with more than 64,000 followers along with Facebook where Arizona Foothills Magazine reaches more than 36,000 fans and Twitter where @AZFoothillsMag broadcasts to more than 60,000 followers.

“We are already the leader in social media and usually rank on the first page of Google search, so this is the next step to continue to grow and dominate not only the local market but nationally” states Michael Dee, AZ Foothills President and Publisher. The AZFoothills.com founder continued to say, “IInArizona emulates the style, substance and sophistication AZ Foothills is known for and we are excited to share that with the millions of people who will be visiting our community in the coming year”.

AZFoothills.com is the Valley's fastest-growing Web site. Arizona Foothills Magazine and Arizona Foothills Online are dedicated to providing resourceful information on dining, entertainment, homes, fashion, culture and events in Arizona.

Scottsdale-based Media That Deelivers, Inc. (www.mediathatdeelivers.com) is a leading luxury magazine publisher that produces many titles in its luxury collection of magazines, including the monthly Arizona Foothills Magazine, Arizona Foothills Tucson Online. The company also publishes an array of custom products for world-renowned organizations like the The Westin Kierland and JW Marriott Resorts.

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2015 Face of Foothills Model Contest is Underway

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VOTE VOTE VOTE: Round One of public online voting for the 2015 Face of Foothills model contest is underway. The contest consists of four voting rounds that you help control with your active and constant voting entries. Round One will end on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The deadlines for the following three rounds are as follows: Round 2: July 26 - August 26, Round 3: August 30 - September 23, Final Round: September 27- October 28. After each deadline, the top ten vote getters will proceed to the next round until the Final Round.

          The top ten publicly voted contestants will take part in meeting the Panel of final judges from Media That Deelivers, Inc. Media That Deelivers, Inc. (www.mediathatdeelivers.com) is a leading luxury magazine publisher that produces a luxury collection of magazines, including Arizona Foothills Magazine and AZFoothills.com. The final event meeting in front of the Panel will include an in-person interview as well as a mock styling and photo shoot for each top ten contestant. The Face of Foothills Grand Prize winner will be announced at the Face of Foothills Grand Finale Party in late November.

          AZFoothills Face of Foothills is the premier annual modeling contest for men and women around the nation to be voted as the cover model and luxury brand ambassador for the organization. The contest winners hold their titles for the following calendar year. The yearlong title includes appearing in an Arizona Foothills Magazine marketing and promotional campaign. (Campaign information and specifics found online)

All voting is conducted online at: http://www.arizonafoothillsmagazine.com/face-of-foothills-2015.html

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AZFoothills.com Partners with Fitness Celebrity Felicia Romero

Fitness model and IFBB Figure Pro brings her health and fitness expertise to AZFoothills.com Fit blog

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March 6, 2014 (Scottsdale, AZ) – AZFoothills.com, the fastest growing website in Arizona, has added fitness guru Felicia Romero to its impressive list of contributors. Romero, a five time IFBB Pro figure winner and professional fitness trainer with a decade of experience in the industry will share her savvy skills, top tips and practiced knowledge with readers in brand new weekly content. Recently featured on cover of Oxygen Magazine, Felicia Romero is rated among the Top 5 professional female competitors in the world, and has been featured in magazines Muscle and Fitness, Muscle and Fitness Hers, Oxygen and Flex Magazine.

AZFoothills.com ranks in the top 10k most visited websites in the United States with more than 200,000 unique visitors per month. AZ Fit, one of AZFoothills.com most popular blog outlets among its network, features Valley-wide fitness and exercise tips. With insider looks on new and fun ways to work out to premiere nutrition advice to the latest wellness techniques AZ Fit is a one stop shop for staying in shape. AZ Fit articles are easily sharable on social media through platforms like Facebook where AZ Foothills ranks top among Arizona media outlets with more than 28k fans and Twitter which boasts more than 26k followers. 

Michael Dee, President and Publisher of AZFoothills.com and Arizona Foothills Magazine, says “AZ Foothills continues to expand and feature topics that are relevant today. Health and fitness is the new way of life for so many and we want to share the best options both locally and nationally.” Romero states, "I am so excited and grateful to begin contributing to AZ Foothills! I began writing years ago as a means to help me in a very stressful time in my life. I fell in love with writing and it helped me in so many ways. I am hoping that my knowledge, transparency and experience can help others as well!” 

AZFoothills.com is the Valley's fastest-growing Web site. Arizona Foothills Magazine and Arizona Foothills Online are dedicated to providing resourceful information on dining, entertainment, homes, fashion, culture and events in Arizona. 

Scottsdale-based Media That Deelivers, Inc. (www.mediathatdeelivers.com) is a leading luxury magazine publisher that produces many titles in its luxury collection of magazines, including the monthly Arizona Foothills Magazine, Arizona Foothills Tucson Online. The company also publishes an array of custom products for world-renowned organizations like the The Westin Kierland, JW Marriott Resorts and Mountainside fitness.

Felicia Romero is an Arizona native who grew up playing sports like track, volleyball and softball which she took to the collegiate level with the Arizona State University Women’s Softball team. Romero received a Masters in Exercise and Wellness and opened up her first studio at 20 years old. In 2010 she opened up AZ Pro Physiques which she co-owned and operated for 3 years. She recently sold the ownership to pursue motivational speaking, writing promotion of health and fitness nationwide. The highly sought after NASM and ACE certified trainer makes regular appearances on Arizona local Fox, CBS and News Channel 3 affiliates as a fitness correspondent. She has also teamed up with Hi Health youth ambassador programs speaking at the high schools around the valley. 

 

AZFoothills.com Best Of Our Valley 2014 Contest Most Successful To Date

The Valley’s top businesses, most influential people, and hottest trendsetters have been named after 60 days of online voting 

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December 10, 2013 (Scottsdale, AZ) – AZFoothills.com Best of Our Valley 2014 contest concluded on Saturday November 30th with more than 1,695,900 page views of the course of the competition. The seventh annual contest began on October 1st with more than 4,000 nominees, almost double than previous years and saw an 18% increase in total votes from 2013. Each year AZFoothills.com asks readers their favorites among options chosen by nominations, editors and focus groups. The contest is answered with hundreds of thousands of votes that determine the Valley's favorites. The winner of each category is featured in the March 2014 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun.

 

The 2014 Best of Our Valley contest boasted fifteen different categories ranging from Food & Restaurants to Health & Self to Companies & Professionals. Within those more than 370 sub-categories were included containing titles like Best Nightly Newscast, Favorite Arizona Sports Coach, Best Alternative Exercise Option, Most Luxe Hotel Accommodations, and hundreds more. One of the hottest categories, People, hosted races for Best Abs, King of Media, Favorite Valley Couple and the highly contended Most Fashionable in the Valley. The Most Fashionable categories entertained some of the closest and most publicized races. Kinsey Schofield, winner of Most Fashionable Under 30, ran a hot campaign including a personalized voting link, lawn signs with her image, and special packages delivered valley wide enticing residents to vote. 

 

The Best of Our Valley voting pages were easily shared through social media platforms like Twitter where @AZFoothillsMag ranks second among all media outlets in Arizona with more than 23k followers. FOX 10 Arizona covered the highly popular contest on Cory McCloskey’s morning segment, Cory’s Corner. The Best of Our Valley contest was also showcased at various local events including a sold out VIP area at Salt River Fields Octoberfest and the W Hotel’s Holiday Boulevard with 500 patrons in attendance. Consequently AZFoothills.com received close to 2 million page views during the contest duration. 

 

Michael Dee, President and Publisher of AZFoothills.com and Arizona Foothills Magazine, stated “The Best of Our Valley contest brings our community together through friendly competition. It is our goal to shine a light on all the fabulous companies, professionals, events, people, and more that the great Valley of the Sun has to offer. We pride ourselves on featuring the crème de la crème and this competition really showcases why Arizona is the best.”

 

AZFoothills.com is the Valley's fastest-growing Web site. Arizona Foothills Magazine and Arizona Foothills Online are dedicated to providing resourceful information on dining, entertainment, homes, fashion, culture and events in Arizona.

 

Scottsdale-based Media That Deelivers, Inc. (www.mediathatdeelivers.com) is a leading luxury magazine publisher that produces many titles in its luxury collection of magazines, including the monthly Arizona Foothills Magazine, Arizona Foothills Tucson Online. The company also publishes an array of custom products for world-renowned organizations like the The Westin Kierland, JW Marriott Resorts and Mountainside fitness.

 

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