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Customizable, Device-Friendly Templates

Sites designed to fit your publication's personality & the community it serves. Custom color schemes, categories, & more reflect your unique vision.

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Customized Paywall Options

Customize paywalls by category, article, device or date. Earn additional revenue for your publication in a variety of ways.

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Advertising Features

Support advertising in the digital version of your newspaper w/ options such as featured ads, exclusive digital space, & special ad types.

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Multi-Channel Publishing

Collect your content in one place, so you can export to layout for print in InDesign & publish digitally in an easy & timely fashion.

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Sell Digital & Physical Products

From subscriptions & ads to physical products, we help you drive additional revenue online.

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Photo, Video & Audio Features

Image galleries, embedded videos, image purchasing, podcasts, live event broadcasting & so more.

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Social Media Sharing & Updates

Embed your social media on site to create further reader engagement & sharing opportunities.

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Automatic Archiving & Site Search

Your past content is always accessible & searchable because we archive every, single issue for no extra charge.

Digital Newsletter for Subscribers

Subscribed readers get our automated newsletter when the site updates. Unsubscribe from the newsletter without affecting site subscription.

Portal Pages for Multiple Papers

Have multiple sites? Set up a main portal page + a drop-down on individual sites. Readers get quick access to all your sites.

Custom Maps

Direct readers to local events (such as yard sales) or where to get a copy of your printed version. Unlimited options, & events & locations are easily added or removed.

Custom Forms

Digitize your existing submission forms, making it easy to fill in & submit online. You can even attach photos! Great for birth announcements, weddings, engagements & more.

Events Submission & Calendar

Allow readers to submit events right from the site, for free or a small fee. Display the calendar anywhere on site.

Ballots, Polls & Surveys

Create user-generated content on site via polls, surveys & ballots or get critical feedback. It's all right at your fingertips!

Automated Web Traffic Reports

Know how many readers are visiting your sites & what articles they're reading. Delivered via email on a monthly or weekly basis, your choice.

Our HometownThe CompetitionThe OHT Advantage
Open-source CMS software (Drupal)Proprietary content management software which equals slow development piplineSeamless access to paywall
Customized production newsfeed with white glove serviceForced production newsfeed standardizationPDF to HTML conversion
OHT develops interfaces to meet user needsUsers must comply to competitor standardizationCustomized feeds
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See what our clients have to say…

...we added Internet Display Ads and increased ad rates 15%. We lost no advertisers.
Jeff McDonoughThe Jamestown Press
We sent out notices to our advertisers and the only feedback we received back was positive. 3% of print ad cost with a minimum of $1.
Billy FlemingEarly County News
Two years ago we were going to do a 3% general price increase but decided on a 7% increase using the display ads. We consider the decision a success and have received no complaints from our advertisers."
Cody SossamonThe Gaffney Ledger
...it was scary to hand off a big chunk of that work to another company, but Our Hometown came through with flying colors. My stock & trade is the content that I produce. Our Hometown's paywall protects that content. Our Hometown knows the small newspaper business inside & out; they understand the issues & concerns publishers have....
Up-selling the ads was a no-brainer
Gareth CharterThe Landmark
We added 5% to our regular annual 2% increase
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