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Feature Highlight: Automated Newsletter Coupons

Feature Highlight: Automated Newsletter Coupons

In the past, we’ve demonstrated How to Create Coupon Codes in Memberpress and discussed how you can then use those coupon codes in an e-mail marketing campaign aimed at enticing former subscribers to resubscribe at a reduced rate with a special promotional offer. We are happy to announce that this entire process has been streamlined and automated with our new Automated Newsletter Coupons feature! This new feature allows you set up a Promotional […]

Office Hours scheduled for Friday, June 26th at 12PM EST

Office Hours scheduled for Friday, June 26th at 12PM EST

Our-Hometown will be hosting another session of Office Hours this Friday, June 26th, at 12PM Eastern. During this session, Our-Hometown CEO Matt Larson will discuss Newsletter Optimization and introduce attendees to some of the features available in the Newsletter plugin that is included with our service. In addition to an overview of the plugin, Matt will talk about different strategies for growing your newsletter mailing list, how to launch an effective newsletter […]

Virtual Conference Recap: Digital to Print Publishing

Virtual Conference Recap: Digital to Print Publishing

Our-Hometown’s Virtual Conference on Digital to Print Publishing took place this past Friday, with CEO Matt Larson welcoming Garden City News Publisher Meg Norris as a guest speaker to talk about working from digital to print production using our selection of tools, namely our Reverse Publishing Suite and our Google Docs Add-On. Meg was kind enough to share her experiences with these tools and demonstrate how she typically produces the newspaper, beginning with […]

Introducing our NEW Referral Program

Introducing our NEW Referral Program

Our-Hometown has updated our Referral Program to provide more incentive for publishers to spread the word about our service! We know that our collection of features and software can help any publication looking to expand their digital footprint, and we’re confident that any publisher who takes the time to learn what our platform has to offer will agree. Under our new Referral Program, any current customer that refers us to another publication will […]

Virtual Conference Recap: Helping Local Businesses from Shutdown to Re-Opening

Virtual Conference Recap: Helping Local Businesses from Shutdown to Re-Opening

Our-Hometown hosted another Virtual Conference this past Friday, featuring speakers Alison Kase of Rockaway’s The Wave and Kristen Weaver of the Wilson County News, who joined Our-Hometown CEO Matt Larson to discuss how newspapers have been able to help local businesses throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they plan to continue helping now that cities across the country are allowing businesses to re-open. Alison and Kristen shared some of the strategies […]

Publish Interview with Jim Dickerson of Florida Weekly

Publish Interview with Jim Dickerson of Florida Weekly

Earlier this year, Our-Hometown assisted Florida Weekly in creating a statewide COVID-19 Business Updates Directory, which was launched alongside a total re-design of their homepage and nine community-specific magazine websites. Given the timing — during the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak — it was critical that the project be completed in a timely fashion so that Florida Weekly could establish themselves as a resource for the community and act as a middle-man for […]

New Feature Progress Report

New Feature Progress Report

It has been a strange few months, but June has arrived and the official start of Summer is not far behind. As we approach the halfway point in the calendar year, we thought it would be a good time to give an update on the features our customers showed the most interest in way back January when we ran our 2020 New Features Survey. Based on the feedback from this survey, […]

Virtual Conference: Helping Local Businesses from Shutdown to Re-Opening

Virtual Conference: Helping Local Businesses from Shutdown to Re-Opening

Our-Hometown is excited to announce that our next Virtual Conference will take place on Friday, June 5th, at 11AM EDT. The conference will focus on different ways that newspapers have helped their communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they plan on continuing to support their communities now that businesses are beginning to re-open. Joining Our-Hometown CEO Matt Larson as guest speakers will be Kristen Weaver from the Wilson County News […]

Virtual Conference Recap: Donation and Subscription Strategies During COVID

Virtual Conference Recap: Donation and Subscription Strategies During COVID

Our-Hometown hosted a Virtual Conference this past Friday, May 23rd, focusing on Donation and Subscription Strategies During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Our-Hometown CEO Matt Larson hosted the event and was joined by a panel of three speakers: Cecile Wehrman of JournalTrib.com, Tom Lappas of the Henrico Citizen, and Kyle Jorrey of The Thousand Oaks Acorn. There was a lot of great information presented and we are happy to share the full-length […]

Our-Hometown News & Updates are now on your dashboard!

Our-Hometown News & Updates are now on your dashboard!

At Our-Hometown, we’re proud of the service we provide and the customer support we’re able to offer. That support goes beyond just answering tickets, phone calls and emails, and includes the great content we’ve been producing to keep our customers in the loop on our latest features, news and updates. We’ve been delivering this content to our customers in the form of a weekly newsletter, and we’re excited to announce […]

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