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Press Enterprise to install Community Advertising System, SCS’s integrated, front-to-back advertising and production solution
Staff | SCS

In February, The Press Enterprise, based in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, reached an agreement with SCS to install the Community Advertising System to standardize and modernize its advertising and production workflows.

WEBINAR: How to Improve Subscriber Engagement with Automation
Staff | VoicePort

Join VoicePort for an educational webinar on April 27, to learn what's working in customer service and engagement to meet customer demands.

Protecmedia launches new Media Cloud website
Staff | Protecmedia

The new Protecmedia Media Cloud website is designed to be intuitive and easy to use, with a modern interface and clear navigation. Visitors can obtain detailed information about the products and services offered, such as Media Cloud Editorial, Media Cloud Advertising, Media Cloud Audiences and Media Cloud DAM.

Advantage user experience
Eva Johnson | AdvantageCS

Whether you are a publisher, subscription box provider or membership association, Advantage is designed to meet today’s demands for complex transactional handling in a highly configurable solution. From the simplest transactions to the broadest enterprise-wide operations, we understand that each member of your workforce needs to have the right features at their fingertips.

Attract subscribers while increasing lifetime value
Staff | GoalGetters

Does your newspaper want to retain more subscribers?  A customer retention program is the best way to increase subscriber retention, reduce turnover and grow your revenue.

Why publishers need a first-party data strategy
Staff |

Digital campaigns are a key part of publishers’ revenue streams. Brands used the digital inventory to run branding, traffic and retargeting campaigns. To find the right audience, they mostly relied on one thing: Third-party cookies. Now, change is happening.

Innovate to win: How publishers can develop alternative revenue streams
Chris Gulati | Aptitude Software

In a highly competitive market in which the impact of a cost-of-living crisis is increasing consumer cost cutting, how can publishers drive subscription revenue growth? For many, the answer lies in product innovation — particularly in content formats proven to entice a younger, but far less loyal demographic.

Automation in call centers is no longer a luxury — it's a necessity
Tony Ort | TCN

Many contentious issues are arising in newspaper call centers, from long hold times to queued call-back expirations as a result of staffing shortages. The question is, how can a call center effectively approach such a complex problem?

Spring: A season for growth in reading and revenue
Vicki Whiting | Kid Scoop

As your readers plan their spring gardens, teachers are working hard so their students will finish the school year with strong growth in reading skills. Ask your local school leaders how their students are doing, how many children still need extra help in reading.

Are you prepared for Google Analytics 4 (GA4)?
Business Development | AdCellerant

This summer, Google will transition you or your client's website to Google Analytics (GA4). Are you ready? Learn more about the who, what, where and why behind Google's transition from Universal Analytics to GA4 by watching our webinar partnering with Google!

Dynamic video advertising made simple
Kevin Collins | Wehaa

Video has become an increasingly popular medium for businesses to advertise their products and services. Here are some of the key benefits of using dynamic video for local business advertising.

Presteligence welcomes The Riverton Ranger as latest publisher to switch to NewsXtreme Cloud
Jeff Pawlowski | Presteligence

Last year Riverton Ranger was purchased by Edwards Printing of South Carolina, a current user of NewsXtreme. With the help of new ownership, Riverton will expand back into commercial printing.

Kodak spotlights KODAK PRINERGY Workflow innovations at the 2023 GUA Conference
April 19-21 in Atlanta, Georgia
Staff | Kodak

Kodak is holding the Graphic Users Association (GUA) Conference again this year — April 19-21 in Atlanta, Georgia — after a four-year hiatus. The GUA Community is a worldwide organization dedicated to empowering users of KODAK PRINERGY Workflow Solutions with the tools and knowledge to be successful.

Grow your dividend check
Gary Blakeley | CEO | PAGE Cooperative

PAGE partners with over 70 preferred companies in key supply publishing sectors, including new vital areas of Digital Revenue, Insurance Advisory and IT Security. Each of these companies provides PAGE members with favorable pricing, outstanding support and informational webinars to optimize the value in working with them. 

March 21 webinar: The state of digital publishing: metrics, insights and revenue strategies
Tuesday, March 21 | Noon EDT

What is the current state of digital publishing and what will it look like in 2023 and beyond? Pugpig is the digital publishing platform for hundreds of news, consumer, specialist and B2B media brands. During a webinar on Tuesday, March 21, Pugpig will take a deep look into its second annual report, the State of the Digital Publishing Market. Join us March 21 at Noon EDT / 11 a.m. CDT for this free webinar. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

'Shop Local' theme springboards section sales
Central Oklahoma Weeklies
Staff | Metro Creative Graphics

As trends toward conscious consumerism and supporting independent community businesses continue to grow, Central Oklahoma Weeklies put the focus on supporting local businesses with a "Shop Local" themed special section. Here’s how they did it:

Media startup Zette launches 'Spotify for News' to the public
Staff | Zette

Zette officially announced the launch of its “Spotify for news” product to the public last month. Interested users can now sign up for an account and install the browser extension on their desktop, where they can browse, unlock and share paywalled digital content across hundreds of newspapers and magazines.

'SEO for Newspapers' live webinar set for March 17
Matt Larson | Our-Hometown

Our-Hometown is excited to announce that our friend and industry expert Michael Cottam will be joining us on March 17 to host a LIVE WEBINAR on "SEO For Newspapers"!

Mirabel Technologies launches new Editorial Module to streamline magazine and newspaper management
Staff | Mirabel Technologies

Mirabel Technologies has just announced a new addition to its all-in-one CRM platform: the new Editorial Module, which promises to transform the way publishers manage all editorial and production processes.

Chicago Tribune’s RaMeka Johnson on how a consumer-first attitude leads to innovation
Kevin Rehberg | Alliance for Audited Media

RaMeka Johnson, circulation sales manager for the Chicago Tribune, shares insights from her career, including how teamwork and collaboration impact her company’s goals and why putting consumers first helps her company thrive.  

Stacker sets its sights on additional content collaborations in 2023
Nicole Caldwell | Stacker

Stacker is continually developing new models for its data-driven newswire to produce, distribute and fund quality storytelling. To that end, Stacker published its first-ever collaborative data project in January, setting the stage for more collaborations to come.

How newspapers lose advertising revenue
Staff | iPublish Media Solutions

How easy is it for local advertisers to find your "Advertise with us" link? Can you find it? Take a minute or two and go to your newspaper’s website and time how long it takes to find the advertise button, and then how many clicks does it take to get started creating an ad. How did it go?

Frequence President Oliver Jacob featured on Borrell’s Local Marketing Trends podcast
Staff | Frequence

On Episode 91 of Borrell Associates' Local Marketing Trends podcast, Frequence President Oliver Jacob joins advertising analysts Corey Elliott and Gordon Borrell in a discussion about the effectiveness of omnichannel marketing, and how an omnichannel strategy can enable media companies sell more O&O inventory.

Expanded Premium Page offerings are driving traffic and subscriptions
Bill Ostendorf | Creative Circle Media Solutions

Creative Circle’s dynamic news and features service for websites — Premium Pages — has added 10 new topic pages and new content providers. 

Tips for taking your Best Of or Readers’ Choice ballot to the next level
Blair Barna | SceneThink

When running a Best Of or Readers’ Choice ballot for your publication, you should have two primary goals: increase reader engagement and drive revenue. Here are three quick tips to increasing reader engagement and revenue in your contest.

Lineup’s Adpoint reduces Gannett invoicing time by 90%
Staff | Lineup

Working with Adpoint, Lineup’s omnichannel advertising solution for media companies, Gannett has slashed invoicing time by 90 percent.  With Gannett’s explosive growth due to the merger with GateHouse along with other subsidiaries and brands, they are now producing some of the largest volume of monthly media invoices and statements.

Alliance for Audited Media, BPA Worldwide complete merger
With overwhelming industry support, auditing organizations join forces to increase assurance across media industry
Press Release | Alliance for Audited Media

The Alliance for Audited Media and BPA Worldwide have completed a merger, creating the largest not-for-profit media auditing organization dedicated to increasing trust, transparency and assurance across the media industry.