January 2021 -

MemberPress Refresher: Transactions

MemberPress Refresher: Transactions

As we work to finalize some details on our upcoming slate of Virtual Conferences and Webinars, we felt it would be a good opportunity to offer a quick refresher on using the MemberPress software to manage memberships and subscriptions on our platform.  More specifically, we’re going to focus on Transactions — the driving force behind managing memberships and granting members access to premium content! Transactions are created any time a customer makes a […]

Google unable to support “Pay for News” model

Google unable to support “Pay for News” model

In Australia, a legal battle is being waged as Australian legislators seek to pass a law that would force Google to compensate publishers for the value their content generates for the search engine. More specifically, they’re targeting the excerpts of articles that are displayed in Google’s search results. Google responded this week by threatening to disable the search engine, which is responsible for at least 94% of all internet searches […]

Virtual Conference: Adopting Automation to Increase Audience & Revenue

Virtual Conference: Adopting Automation to Increase Audience & Revenue

Our-Hometown is thrilled to sponsor an upcoming Virtual Conference hosted by Editor and Publisher Magazine on Adopting Automation to Increase Audience & Revenue, taking place on Wednesday, February 10th at 11 a.m. eastern time. Our-Hometown President & CEO Matthew Larson will be heading the discussion as a featured panelist, along with two of our favorite guests: Kristen Weaver of the Wilson County News and Guy Roginson of SignalsAZ.com. Mike Blinder, […]

InDesign webinar with Kevin Slimp – FREE for Our Hometown customers

InDesign webinar with Kevin Slimp – FREE for Our Hometown customers

We are excited to announce a special partnership with Kevin Slimp of NewspaperAcademy.com that allows any of our customers to attend his upcoming live webinar, Advanced InDesign for Newspaper Designers and Editors, at no cost! Slimp, also known as the News Guru, will be hosting the live webinar on February 5th beginning at 11am EST. His presentation will focus on using the popular Adobe InDesign software to produce print layouts […]

Introducing our new Custom Memberpress Export tool

Introducing our new Custom Memberpress Export tool

Our-Hometown is happy to announce our new Custom Memberpress Export tool, now available to all customers on our platform! The Custom Memberpress Export tool introduces an easy way to generate and export a list of subscribers who meet a criteria that you select, which is fully customizable to include/exclude any information fields that are recorded by our system. You can find this tool under Memberpress -> Automatic Member Reports on your WordPress Dashboard […]

Take our 2020 Customer Satisfaction Survey

Take our 2020 Customer Satisfaction Survey

Our-Hometown has a lot of great things planned for the year ahead, and we can’t wait to share more information about what we have in store. For now, though, we want to do a little self-reflecting on the past year and make sure we’re focusing on the right things in 2021. We’d love your help in getting some feedback! As a current OHT customer, you’re invited to take our 2020 Customer […]

Announcement: Posting to Social Media from WordPress

Announcement: Posting to Social Media from WordPress

Our-Hometown is happy to announce the release of a new feature available on our platform: Social Media Autopost! Social Media Autopost allows publishers to automatically share the latest content from their website across various social media platforms using the Blog2social plugin. Social Media Autopost offers another option for quickly distributing your content across the web to your readers and followers, regardless of what platforms they use to consume the news. […]

Job Opening: Customer Support Representative – REMOTE – Part Time

Customer Support Representative – REMOTE – Part Time Position Summary:The Customer Support Representative is responsible for providing hands-on support to customers via phone, our support ticket system, or occasionally in virtual Zoom meeting settings. Essential Tasks/Responsibilities:Provide customer service via phone, tickets, Zoom.Respond to incoming customer support tickets.Re-assign any support tickets you’re unable to handle to appropriate department.Familiarize yourself with Our-Hometown’s WordPress Platform and all of our offered features/products/services and be able […]

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