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2022 Solutions Partners

Solutions Partners are critical to the success of newspapers and can help your newspaper meet the challenges it faces. Meet our 2022 Solutions Partners

Stacker and Patch Labs partner to bring local data journalism to independent publishers
Staff | Stacker

Stacker and Patch Labs are joining forces to provide independent publishers the content, services and technology they need to scale their operations. Their new partnership will provide Patch Labs publishers free access to the Stacker Newswire. launches first 650 college memorial pages
Alma mater interest helps drive 600,000 newspaper obituary views in one month
Tracie Martin |

Alma mater interest helps drive 600,000 newspaper obituary views in one month.

Column raises $30M Series A Round to continue building the company
Jake Seaton | Column

Yesterday, we announced that Column has raised a $30M Series A Round led by Lux Capital. The round brings the total funding we've raised to $33.3M.

Selling dynamic digital to local advertisers
Staff | Wehaa

Most media publishers do not offer dynamic digital campaigns to their local advertisers. Several factors are to blame, but the bottom line is time and expense. Dynamic creative requires not only design but also development-integrating product feeds. Then there is the task of tying in performance metrics with advertiser reports. And reports are what it’s all about! DataBanner is a great solution.

Rust Communications becomes the latest publisher to switch to NewsXtreme Cloud
Jeff Pawlowski | Presteligence

Rust Communications, located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, has committed to move its prepress production workflow to NewsXtreme Cloud from Presteligence.

McClatchy enters content access agreement with Zette
Press Release | McClatchy

McClatchy has entered into an agreement with Zette, an online subscription platform that enables consumers to access premium content from participating news publishers. Through this agreement, Zette subscribers will have access to paywalled McClatchy content on an article-by-article basis.

ppi Media named a WordPress VIP Technology Partner with 'tohoop'
Staff | ppi Media

WordPress VIP, the leading provider of enterprise WordPress, has added ppi Media, creator of the WordPress InDesign integration “tohoop,” to its prestigious Technology Partnership program.

Navigating advertising and marketing in an economic downturn
Business Development | AdCellerant

It’s natural for a business to make cutbacks during challenging financial periods. However, this is the time to reevaluate your current marketing and advertising efforts to keep your brand top-of-mind with your target consumer through empathetic, relatable material.’s readers are loving the redesigned e-Edition from TownNews
Cherry Wolf | TownNews

"We have long-time subscribers who enjoy the feel of the print product. But they also want to have it on their tablet, mobile device or desktop," said Chris Coates, executive editor for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. So when the Richmond, Virginia, newspaper got the chance to switch to the new design from TownNews for its digital replica, Coates' team eagerly adopted the change.

iPublish Media Solutions partners with to provide expanded digital capabilities
Staff | iPublish Media Solutions and iPublish Media Solutions announce a partnership to provide newspapers and media companies with the ease-of-use and proven print capabilities of iPublish’s AdPortal with’s omnichannel digital marketing platform with a proprietary and AI-driven performance optimization engine and fully automated order-entry workflow.

iPublish Media Solutions partners with The Gleaner Company to power classifieds and marketplace throughout the Caribbean
Press Release | iPublish Media Solutions

iPublish Media Solutions and The Gleaner Company announce a partnership to provide newspapers throughout the Caribbean with a self-service classified solution and digital marketplace.

Stick your landing (pages)!
Lon Haenel | Newspaper Subscription Services

An eChecklist for today's eMarketer is featured in today's column. It's all about personalization, removing friction, and injecting speed and efficiency in the checkout "flow."

Les Éditions Nordiques signs with Media Cloud Advertising
Staff | Protecmedia

Les Éditions Nordiques, a Quebec regional weekly press group, has signed a new partnership project with Protecmedia, a publisher of specialized media solutions, for the installation of Media Cloud Advertising.

Why summer is a great time for circulation growth
Ellen Creane | Kid Scoop

School’s out! Parents are still looking for ways to keep their kids occupied with fun and games. With Kid Scoop, your newspaper can please parents, children, local educators and education-minded sponsors. Grow circulation all year long with Kid Scoop, while the children are in school and out of school.

3 case studies show how offer optimization can grow readers, revenue
Arvid Tchivzhel, Nick Truitt and Matt Lindsay | Mather Economics

SUMMARY: Offer optimization can be applied to set a five-year strategy, target low-propensity readers with compelling offers, and confidently raise prices, knowing businesses are focused on long-term lifetime value.

Column's public notice software lets publishers keep track of all their clients' notices in one easy-to-use dashboard. Legals reps can manage their customers' information, adjust invoices, change notice run dates, send proofs and even automate the affidavit process.
Small-town newspaper takes on change
Emmie Atwood | Column

Column’s public notice software streamlines many of the manual processes that go into publishing public notices, such as invoicing, affidavit processing, proofing and more. The new software has saved Rhonda Zinn, the regional accounts manager at the Butler County Times-Gazette in El Dorado, Kansas, a lot of time. Read about her experience here!

In the cloud
Jeff Pawlowski | Presteligence

There are plenty of reasons to choose a cloud-based solution. Here are the top reasons publishers have made the switch to NewsXtreme Cloud, a powerful, fully integrated workflow service from Presteligence.

Redesigned platform driving increased revenue for publishers
David Haynie | CitySpark

In June, CitySpark released its completely redesigned and rebuilt-from-the-ground-up event platform utilizing the latest technologies and a beautifully-designed user interface.  The development team spent over a year on the project and the results are already clear — it is driving increased revenue for the publishers using it.

New intake portal helps consumers place 3,000+ newspaper obituaries in first three months
Tracie Martin |

Legacy’s multimillion-dollar initiative reflects the company’s commitment to supporting newspapers by increasing obituary placement.

Pugpig acquires Bondi digital archive platform
Jonny Kaldor | Pugpig

Pugpig, the platform that powers apps and websites for over 350 brands, from Conde Nast, Hearst and The Economist to The Independent, Discovery and Tortoise Media, has acquired Bondi Digital, the magazine archive platform behind Vogue, Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest, CREEM, Macleans and many more.

Stop trying to sell digital. Sell a print ad that appears on the phone.
Ken Campbell | AdCellerant

It was four years ago, but I remember it like it was yesterday. I was in a store in Seneca, South Carolina, trying to convince the owner to buy a digital advertising campaign from my newspaper. As I struggled to describe what the digital ads would look like and how they would be delivered, I still remember the look of confusion on the store manager's face. There had to be a better way.

Kodak announces fastest inkjet on the market with groundbreaking KODAK PROSPER 7000 Turbo Press
Staff | Kodak

Kodak has unveiled the revolutionary KODAK PROSPER 7000 Turbo Press at its inkjet facility in Dayton, Ohio. Kodak's new inkjet web press uses KODAK Stream Inkjet Technology offering printing speeds of up to 410 mpm (1,345 fpm) or up to 5,523 A4 ppm, which is almost 35% faster than its nearest competitor.

Teton Media Works implements SCS’s Classified Pagination solution
Staff | Software Consulting Services

SCS is pleased to announce that Teton Media Works, based in Jackson, Wyoming, and publisher of the Jackson Hole News&Guide and the Jackson Hole Daily, has successfully implemented SCS/ClassPag, the newspaper industry’s fastest and most efficient automated classified pagination system.

Web Analytics 101: 5 steps to more accurate website data
Kevin Rehberg | Alliance for Audited Media

In a new blog series, “Web Analytics 101: The Digital Publisher’s Guide to Better Data,” the Alliance for Audited Media shares how invalid traffic affects publishers’ site analytics and why removing this traffic from data reports improves audience insights.

Webinar interview with VPA directors about the Digital Initiative set for Thursday, July 28
Matt Larson | Our-Hometown

The Digital Initiative program is aimed at getting all newspapers under the Illinois Press Association and Virginia Press Association umbrella on the web with a turnkey digital revenue model.

Teton Media Works reaching new heights with ProImage’s cloud-based NewsWayX Workflow
Staff | ProImage

Community-focused Teton Media Works, publisher of the Jackson Hole News & Guide and Jackson Hole Daily newspapers, has implemented ProImage’s NewsWayX automation workflow solution to streamline and modernize its expanding production.

Illinois Press Association partners with Our-Hometown, Inc. to launch digital initiative in Illinois
Matt Larson | Our-Hometown

The Digital Initiative program aims to transition all newspapers in Illinois to a turn-key digital model that includes new, modern and mobile-responsive websites for every publication, as well as additional tools and features used to increase reader engagement and generate additional revenue from the web.