The 100 Companies Launches The North Carolina 100

ATLANTA – April 7, 2016 – Today, Cary, NC-based S&A Communications becomes the third member of The 100 Companies national PR publishing network with the launch of The North Carolina 100. The 100 Companies began with the October 2013 launch of The Atlanta 100 and added its second member in January 2016 with the launch of The Oklahoma 100.

This morning, nearly 65,000 North Carolina business executives and residents received The North Carolina 100’s inaugural issue in their inboxes. The issue features 15 100-word stories on intriguing topics such as Business, Travel, History and Digital Age. Readers will also be introduced to a weekly column titled The NC Guy, written by S&A Communications Principal and Owner Chuck Norman, APR.

In addition to 100-word stories, the eNewsletter also includes a 100-second video of North Carolina Chamber President & CEO Lew Ebert reflecting on the state of North Carolina’s business environment. Lew welcomes The North Carolina 100 as a way to keep residents updated on the state’s progress.

In partnership with Atlanta-based The 100 Companies, S&A Communications also launched a new website,

“No one can deny the importance of content marketing and thought leadership in today’s growing digital landscape,” says Norman. “North Carolina’s business leaders and decision-makers can now cut through the digital noise and quickly get a glimpse of the businesses, people, places and events that make us all proud to call ourselves North Carolinians. Our goal is to educate and inspire around business topics of interest while encouraging our readers to explore new cities and towns and the rich culture and history that have made our state the ninth largest and one of the fastest growing in the country.”

About The 100 Companies

The 100 Companies is a national publishing network created by journalists and PR professionals to meet the content marketing needs of public relations firms, their clients, businesses and readers in today’s fast-paced digital world. The flagship The Atlanta 100, launched by SPR Atlanta in October 2013, features 100-word stories and 100-second videos real estate, business, travel, restaurants, events, arts, et.c, written by the SPR Atlanta team and its clients. The eNewsletter was a finalist in the Atlanta Press Club’s 2013 Journalism Awards of Excellence, as judged by the National Press Club, alongside CNN and The Weather Channel. Based on Atlanta’s success, The 100 Companies is expanding to other U.S. markets in 2016. Learn more about The 100 Companies at, and subscribe to The Atlanta 100 at

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