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On this page and in a new monthly Solutions Newsletter, America's Newspapers will offer case studies, highlight new products and ensure that our newspaper members stay up-to-date on the latest resources available to them.
 
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Subscription management platform, ‘Amplio’, launched by leading SaaS provider

Lineup Systems' highly-anticipated subscriptions platform, “Amplio,” is now available to the media market. The platform promises to grow subscription revenue immediately by eliminating common frustrations with market competitors such as high cost and disparate data.

Pugpig publishes State of the Digital Publishing Market Report

Pugpig has created a comprehensive industry report covering the state of digital publishing. "The thing is," says CEO and Founder Jonny Kaldor, "while there's plenty of data flying around, we don't see many reports compiled from conversations with our industry leaders and that's where you can get real insight.  Our report aims to give an insider view into where the industry is going rather than just the data on where it currently is."

Iowa newspaper is using audience data to maximize reader revenue with help from TownNews

Learn how a smart, dynamic meter helped one local media company convert casual browsers into paying subscribers and beat their new digital subscriber goal by over 500% in just 30 days.

Mather identifies trends that help publishers acquire/retain digital subscribers

The latest trends and tactics in digital subscriptions are helping many publishers grow their subscriptions through increased acquisitions and lower churn rates. Analytics to identify subscription propensity, churn risk and price elasticity can help optimize these tactics. Testing of price points, offer design and targeting can further improve performance. This is a summary of the latest trends and tactics in digital subscriptions Mather Economics is observing in the market.

How a new platform is partnering with newspapers to increase revenue, resources

Modulist team members have been providing solutions to its Forum Communications newspapers throughout North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin for more than 10 years. Through this team’s expertise and recent innovations in software development, Modulist team leaders were able to create a platform that offers a multi-prong approach to streamline the community content process.

Put national stories in the context of your local community using data journalism

When the pandemic first hit, The Associated Press was in a unique position to help its members — and their readers — understand all the different metrics and data points that quickly became part of the global vernacular. Here's a look at how AP’s data team — in collaboration with local reporters and the health and science beat team — approached this in two ways.

Community-first obituary solution grows turnkey revenue for newspapers

Adpay, owned by Ancestry.com, has been making it easier for newspapers, funeral homes and families to publish obituaries anywhere in the country through its Memoriams platform. Funeral directors have access to the nation’s only placement network of more than 3,300 publications. This full suite is free for newspapers and funeral homes.

How Kansas Publishing Ventures streamlined public notice operations with Column

 After acquiring three new publications in 2018, Kansas Publishing Ventures experienced growing pains with processing public notices in a standardized way. Before KPV switched to Column, Technical Director Tommy Hornbeck described their public notice operation as "a pretty clunky, hands-on process ... with a lot of different hands."  That has all changed now!

2020 newspaper M&A activity outlined by Dirks, Van Essen & April

While newspaper deal activity slowed in 2020, quelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, 81 daily or thrice-weekly newspapers still changed hands in 19 separate transactions. Deal volume totaled $460 million.

New digital audit program is complimentary for AAM publishers through 2021

The Alliance for Audited Media recently launched its Digital Publisher Audit, a new assurance solution that complements other industry anti-fraud initiatives to bring greater transparency to digital media, supported by the Association of National Advertisers. This audit is complimentary for AAM publisher clients through 2021.

Presteligence offers pilot program for automated page building

Presteligence is offering a pilot program for automated page building — the newest module of the hosted My News 360 editorial workflow system called Dynamic Production.

New ProImage America announces two recent projects with Pennsylvania newspapers

Two newspapers in Pennsylvania have signed recent contracts with New ProImage America. The Bradford Era is changing its production workflow to locally configured NewsWayX. The Courier-Express is also changing its workflow to NewsWayX and will have a similar workflow to The Bradford Era.