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Improve your website’s SEO by updating your Title and Description

Improve your website’s SEO by updating your Title and Description

With our SEO For Newspapers LIVE webinar set to take place Thursday at 12PM eastern time, we thought we’d stick with the Search Engine Optimization theme this week and invite our customers to update their Site Title and Site Description, which are two important fields used to help your website perform better on Google and other search engines. Most customers on our WordPress platform are already utilizing the Title and […]

Our-Hometown to host interview and AMA with the lawyers behind the Google/Facebook Anti-Trust Lawsuit

Our-Hometown to host interview and AMA with the lawyers behind the Google/Facebook Anti-Trust Lawsuit

Our-Hometown is excited to announce that we’ll be hosting a LIVE interview & AMA (Ask Me Anything) event with Paul Farrell Jr. of Farrel & Fuller, LLC and Bob Fitzsimmons of Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC, two of the legal professionals leading the anti-trust lawsuit against Google and Facebook on behalf of newspapers across the country. News publishers are invited to join us for this LIVE interview on February 24th at […]

Office Hours: Our-Hometown in 2021

Office Hours: Our-Hometown in 2021

During last week’s Office Hours, President Matthew Larson and the rest of the Our-Hometown team discussed our recent blog post highlighting our major announcements and accomplishments of 2021. Watch and listen as the team recaps and reflects on the events of the past year in the video below. Be sure to join us each Wednesday for Office Hours! 

Listen to the news in 2022 with Audio Articles: Playlists

Listen to the news in 2022 with Audio Articles: Playlists

Audio Articles: Playlists is the latest expansion to our innovative Audio Articles feature, taking listening to the news to the next level by introducing curated playlists for readers to easily tune in to the content that they love the most. If you didn’t already know, Audio Articles is an exciting tool developed by Our-Hometown that uses text-to-speech automation to transform your published text articles into audio files that a visitor […]

Feature Highlight: Social Media Autopost

Feature Highlight: Social Media Autopost

One of the exciting new features we introduced in 2021 is our Social Media Autopost tool, which instantly connects your website with your publication’s various social media profiles and allows you to quickly and easily share your content with followers on all of your favorite networks. The tool serve several purposes. The primary objective is to increase traffic to the website by sharing content often and directing readers back to […]

Feature Highlight: Automated Newsletter Coupons

Feature Highlight: Automated Newsletter Coupons

Email marketing can be a powerful tool for generating new revenue for a newspaper or website, generally by appealing to new subscribers with a preview of your content and inviting them to subscribe. However, a lot of newspapers overlook the importance of appealing to former subscribers — many of whom are even more likely to subscribe under the right circumstances. Our Automated Newsletter Coupons feature aims to do just that […]

Adding a Subscribe button to your custom newsletter

Adding a Subscribe button to your custom newsletter

Nowadays, most publications with an online presence allow visitors to subscribe to an email newsletter to receive important updates and breaking news, even if the visitor isn’t yet ready to become a paid digital subscriber. The goal is to build a list of newsletter subscribers that are essentially “leads” — people who were interested enough to join your free mailing list and receive your emails, but haven’t committed to paying […]

Today in News Tech to interview Mather Economics’ Arvid Tchivzhel

Today in News Tech to interview Mather Economics’ Arvid Tchivzhel

On behalf of our friends at Today in News Tech, Our-Hometown is happy to extend an invitation to all of our customers to attend a special LIVE interview with Mr. Arvid Tchivzhel, the Managing Director of the Digital Consulting Practice at Mather Economics! Today in News Tech recently discussed one of Tchivzhel’s Mather Economics articles, “Revenue Models Based on Newspaper Subscribers” for their video podcast, and are excited to have […]

Highlight upcoming Events in your newsletter with our new Custom Events block

Highlight upcoming Events in your newsletter with our new Custom Events block

Our-Hometown, Inc. is excited to introduce our new Custom Events Block for The Newsletter Plugin, which equips your newsletter with the ability to include Events published to your website’s event calendar directly in your daily or weekly newsletter. This new Custom Events Block works just like most of the other blocks in the newsletter editor. When editing a newsletter using the Drag & Drop Composer, simply find the Custom Events […]

Manual Push Notifications now available on OHT Apps

Manual Push Notifications now available on OHT Apps

Our-Hometown has recently released a small but powerful update that allows publishers to manually send out Push Notifications to their iOS or Android App users from the website at any time. While the general Push Notifications feature has existed for some time, it was previously configured to send out a Push Notification only when an article is published, and only when it belongs to a particular category. This new, manual […]

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