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WordPress Customized for Local News Publishers
First class customer support for the world's most popular Content Management System
Generate Revenue, Engage with Readers, and Increase Efficiency with Our Hometown's Digital & PrePress Content Management System
Features to Fit Your Needs & Budget
"We have had a great overall experience with [Our-Hometown]. Everyone has been very helpful and have had a quick turn around any time we have had any issues."
"OHT is always responsive, professional and respectful."
"Really pleased, as a whole, with [Our-Hometown's] tech support... been a real pleasure thus far."
"The support team has always been helpful. If the person answering the phone isn't able to get the issue taken care of they have the expert team get back with us in a timely manner."
"[Our-Hometown's] support services are wonderful and it is a nice feeling knowing [they] are out there."
"[Our-Hometown's] service has been up for anything when asked during this very challenging year."
"Our expectations have been met and exceeded because of the quick and efficient service provided."
"Great old fashion customer service. Easy to work with and have great ideas. They allow me to bug them about items and don't make me feel like it is something I should have already known. Enjoy working with all of them."
"Customer Support A ++"
In response to a late night request: "Thank you for doing it so quickly!! I went to bed knowing you'd take care of it!'"
Our Hometown has 3 plans to fit your budget & needs
Weekly publication frequency pricing below... Request a quote for daily or monthly publications!
Watch to Learn About PrePress on WordPress
- MemberPress Refresher: Transactions
- Google unable to support “Pay for News” model
- Virtual Conference: Adopting Automation to Increase Audience & Revenue
- InDesign webinar with Kevin Slimp – FREE for Our Hometown customers
- Introducing our new Custom Memberpress Export tool
- Take our 2020 Customer Satisfaction Survey
- Announcement: Posting to Social Media from WordPress
- Pay your monthly bill automatically using ACH
- Online Media Campus / America’s Newspapers – Webinar on “Rethinking Paywalls”
- Illinois Press Association – How to Increase Digital Subscriptions
Features & Services
|Prepress CMS||Compose and edit content in WordPress CMS. Export articles, images, categories, and editions via XML for import into InDesign. Hot backup of database offsite.||Proprietary CMS priced at a point only available to dailies.
Little focus on feature development.
Requires servers on site.
|New Feature Development||Engineering Installs, Modifies, and Updates Proprietary & 3rd Party Plugins to match publisher specifications||Slow development time because everything must be custom coded|
|Hosting and Support||Amazon Web Services cloud hosting for up to 100,000 page views per month included.|
24/7 technical support.
|Expensive on-site servers with downloaded software|
|Fees||Fixed monthly cost for unlimited users||Charge per seat|
|Contract||30 day termination period||Multi-year obligations|
|Usability and Training||Our custom-developed WordPress themes are intuitive to use, easy to adjust & include expert training + online documentation.||Clunky interface.
Difficult to learn.