Hello Business Pundit readers. My name is James Kosur and I’m the new Editor-In-Chief at this awesome publication that has been publishing news for an amazing 12 years.
Business Pundit in recent months has started to publish more news articles and fun business lists as part of a consultation I started with site manager David Paul Krug.
The news portal in my short time with the publication has been welcomed into Bing News and has been indexed by some amazing sources including Alltop (one of my favorite sources for news for many years), News 360, and many others.
In the months ahead my goal is to start delivering even more daily news, awesome business lists, and a strong offering of business strategy articles from top professionals in their respected fields.
Here’s a little bit about my professional background
I have worked in the tech sector, specifically in new media, as a sales agent, purchasing manager, and executive for the past 17 years. My roles have spanned from international product manager and project manager to Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer.
For three years, I led the team at Inquisitr.com, building the publication from 6 million readers to 20 million monthly followers after the sale of IQ by former TechCrunch writer Duncan Riley. It was under Riley that I honed my skills in the New Media space and learned the TechCrunch way of doing things mixed with just enough of Riley’s styling to set my skill sets apart.
After leaving Inquisitr.com I built a social media news reporting platform that increased from zero to nearly one million unique readers in 90 days, at which time it was sold to a larger media holding company. The property focused solely on reporting everything to do with the business side of social media.
From there I moved on to News Headquarters where I served as the Chief Operating Officer, leading a team of more than 150 writers from 26,000 monthly readers to nearly 4 million unique monthly readers in 90 days.
I later jumped over to Business2Community where I worked alongside the site’s co-owner, Brian Rice, to develop original and aggregated news stories. The site, which was delivering 1.5 million pageviews, had its best month after 90 days on the job when we delivered over 6 million pageviews.
What the future holds at Business Pundit
While I have served as a growth hacker, CEO, COO, and head of business development, within the digital media industry, I have always come back to my roots from time-to-time to build properties with a more hands-on approach as Editor-In-Chief.
I’m a strong believer that a great digital media platform is achieved by listening to its readers and delivering the type of content they are most interested in reading. I can be reached at JamesKosur@BusinessPundit.com if you have any suggestions.
I look forward to engaging with the Business Pundit community and building a next-generation business news reporting platform as we move forward.