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E&P's 2023 Publisher of the Year nominations are now open

We are seeking your assistance in recognizing a leader with business acumen, technical savvy and a deep understanding of what needs to be done to stay successful — along with the fortitude and tenacity to implement change. “Publisher of the Year” recognition is open to all news media publishers worldwide.
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Newspaper Empowers Their County Planning Department with Self-Serve Legal Ads

The Routt County Planning Department plays a vital role in ensuring that land usage in the county is lawful, efficient, and sustainable. The department issues various permits for different land uses, each requiring a public notice component.

“E&P Creative Visionaries" Class of 2023. Help us celebrate the creative talent behind the news!

The 2023 class of “E&P’s Creative Visionaries,” salutes the creative directors, graphic artists and multimedia designers of our industry. Help us salute these essential colleagues who bring storytelling to life, curating captivating images, informative graphics, copy, and increasingly, video and audio.

Community newspapers grow revenue and audience with new paywall solution

As more newspapers add a digital platform to distribute news and other content, they’ve discovered they need a comprehensive and flexible subscription management system. Such a system generates …
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Improve News Transparency Plus Reduce the Cost of Content Distribution

Positive trends abound during the continued transformation of the news industry: from local entrepreneurs launching new publications to the benefits of alternative revenue streams.
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Embracing digital advertising through an 'aha' moment

The journey into selling digital advertising has presented challenges and opportunities for publishers and print salespeople. We’ll dive into the experiences of one publisher who found their footing in the digital landscape and effectively doubled (even tripled) its digital revenue thanks to a partnership with AdCellerant.
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Embracing digital advertising: A transformational journey for publishers

After switching from another provider, exploreMedia chose AdCellerant because of their full-funnel approach, comprehensive tools and technology, and support. In addition, AdCellerant’s support and in-depth knowledge of their digital product suite also helped these initially resistant salespeople shift their focus to the client and the result of their strategies. This publisher went from $200,000 to $2 million in digital revenue within three years.
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Ogden Newspapers migrates 75% of public notice orders to self-serve

In less than six months of rolling out the Column platform, Ogden Newspapers successfully migrated 75% of their public notice orders to self-serve. Implementing the new platform involved a well-defined plan and strong collaboration. The final result was an enhanced customer experience with greatly improved efficiency.
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7 best practices for effective email newsletters

Email newsletters continue to be one of the most powerful newsroom tools, regularly connecting publications with their audiences and encouraging readers to develop a habit and establish loyalty toward a news organization. Looking to spruce up a newsletter or planning a new launch? Here are some tried and true strategies for optimizing newsletters that publishers can put into place today.
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BlueLena fueled the Springfield Daily Citizen's successful launch

The challenges are many when launching a new local, nonprofit news outlet, especially in the current newspaper industry climate. Deciding to be a digital-only news source with a hard registration wall meant the Springfield (Missouri) Daily Citizen had to rely heavily on various technologies to manage email registration and subscriptions. BlueLena's intimate knowledge of subscription best practices allowed the paper to rapidly evolve its products toward launch.

Number of SMBs Double, But Ad Spending Goes Stagnant?

It's going to be a rough year for local advertising in 2023. Borrell is forecasting that growth will be at a near-standstill, held back by a combination of economic pressures and a dramatic reshaping of the type of businesses now operating in each market. Borrell will unveil its forecasts and describe the change in business composition during a 45-minute webinar at 11 a.m. Eastern on Thursday, Nov. 17. The webinar is free.

Cracking the content monetization code: A European case study

Mediahuis, an international media group with a range of powerful brands and activities in many European countries and Ireland's leading print and digital media publisher, reaches millions …
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Restoration NewsMedia Profits with New 48-Hour Automated Affidavits

"There’s got to be a better way” was what Keven Zepezauer and his team kept saying to each other whenever they talked about affidavits. Zepezauer, the president and publisher of Restoration NewsMedia in North Carolina, knew that the public notice process — with all its labor-intensive, manual inefficiencies — was a problem. “It was ugly,” Zepezauer stated. “We had a full-time person dedicated just to affidavits. We knew we needed to do something different.”
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The Philadelphia Inquirer shares why their new editorial portal is key to future operations

Matt Boggie is the Chief Technology & Product Officer at The Philadelphia Inquirer. He is very clear about the role that Roxen's Editorial Portal plays for the development of the newspaper.

Monetize local articles by selling worldwide on a revolutionary marketplace

How much could your newspaper make in new revenue from selling quality articles to an international audience? $30,000 to $80,000 per 1,000 articles, according to Axel Breuer, CEO of Berlin-based startup Journexx, the first international publishers-only content marketplace, Co-founded by Breuer, Andrej Becker, CPO; Felix Seeberg, CTO; and Franko Melisch, COO.
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CherryRoad Media ramps up legals with new and collaborative technology

The problem with legals has always been that publishing public notices is cumbersome. It bogs down staff and puts at risk the continued existence of legals in newspapers by frustrating the governments, law firms and citizens required to file them. But, there is a solution.
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Accelerating Publishing Profitability Via Media Franchising

In this sixty-minute live “E&P Reports” Sponsored Webinar, attendees learned how publishers can find new profits by downsizing staff, accounting costs while upgrading their digital presence - at no cost. And how any industry professional can find a new career as a local community publisher with a quick path to profitability.

PAGE Cooperative - Membership Drive

Formed 40 years ago, the PAGE Cooperative has served generations of newspaper leadership and is noting a rising interest in new membership. PAGE bands members together with a common objective of controlling costs but with additional benefits of best practices, advisory and intervention during shortages.

Major Population Trends Mean a New Era for Obituaries

A recent Editor & Publisher sponsored webinar explored four demographic shifts that will impact the obituary market, and covered recommendations of what newspapers can do to secure the future for their most important local content.

Improve Products & Profits with Design Subcontracting

On Wednesday February 16th at 12n ET, learn how many of today’s publishers (including E&P) have made the decision to improve productivity and profits by completely outsourcing all design and production services in order to improve productivity and gain major savings. Register for this FREE (sponsored) 1-hour broadcast where you will learn how 4 media companies are now benefiting from design subcontracting.

Optimizing obituaries to drive traffic and increase revenue

Media professionals and publishers with more than 25 years of experience explained how obituaries drive digital traffic, ensure reader engagement, and increase revenue.

The Media Audit is Looking for a Market Manager

The Media Audit, a leader among media and consumer market research companies, is looking for the right individual to work with (and grow) our media client base in the U.S. southwest region. You will be part of a seasoned team of professionals, with backgrounds working in online, television, radio, print, and outdoor, as well as at advertising agencies.

A Call to Serve

Report for America is a national service program that places journalists in local newsrooms to report on under-covered issues and communities. As a Report for America journalist, you’ll join a movement to strengthen communities — and democracy — through local journalism that is truthful, fearless, fair and smart. Our unique model pairs the skills and passion of emerging reporters, photographers and videographers with local news organizations across the country.
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Bay Area News Group is looking for a digital product and sales director

Bay Area News Group, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is seeking a Digital Product andSales Director to join the team! The Digital Product and Sales Director designs and executes the sales plan for the department in coordination with senior management and has ultimate accountability for the sales team which drives our success. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, a collaborative spirit, and demonstrates strong leadership qualities that inspire and motivate the sales team.
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Artificial Intelligence, Transforming the News Publishing Industry

On Wednesday, Jan. 12, attendees learned how modern AI (artificial intelligence) can help any media company create new revenue streams, increase site traffic, and measure and run effective audio and influencer campaigns to boost revenue with their content.
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