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Latest Newsletter plugin update introduces CPT enhancements

Latest Newsletter plugin update introduces CPT enhancements

Our-Hometown’s WordPress Publishing Platform uses The Newsletter Plugin to drive our intuitive newsletter creation and mailing list management system. A recent update has made the plugin more powerful than ever with a number of enhancements that directly effect the “Custom Post Type” block used to pull articles from your website into the drag & drop newsletter template. The Drag & Drop Composer has always offered a lot of promise for […]

Changing the “Sender Name” for your Newsletter

Changing the “Sender Name” for your Newsletter

Our-Hometown’s WordPress Publishing Platform features a great Newsletter plugin for sending weekly newsletters, breaking news updates and other e-mails to customers who’ve joined your mailing list or subscribed to your publication. Thanks to some feedback from some of our customers, our engineers recently released a new update that allows any staff user with the Editor role on the website to change the sender name for your newsletter at any time. […]

Kevin Slimp: Increase Revenue by Designing More Effective Ads

Kevin Slimp: Increase Revenue by Designing More Effective Ads

The next in a series of webinars hosted by “The News Guru” Kevin Slimp and brought to our customers free of charge by Our-Hometown is scheduled for Thursday, May 6th at 2:00pm EST and will focus on Increasing Revenue by Designing More Effective Ads. “Kevin will cover the things you need to know to “up” your ad creation, meaning more effective ads and happier advertisers. This session is for both […]

Kevin Slimp’s Advanced InDesign Tips

Kevin Slimp’s Advanced InDesign Tips

View Post Kevin Slimp aka “The News Guru” hosted a special live webinar last week focused on some advanced techniques for creating a quality print layout in Adobe InDesign. Thanks to a special partnership with Our-Hometown,  many of our customers were able to attend at no cost! Kevin covered a ton of great information during his presentation, and while it would be impossible to compact everything he went over into a single […]

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 […]

Holiday Scheduling Reminder

Holiday Scheduling Reminder

Attention, Our-Hometown customers! The holiday season is officially in full swing, and we need your help to make sure that we have the resources available to handle any holiday-related requests such as early publishes, late publishes, or extra special sections that need to be posted online between now and the new year. If you are currently utilizing our PDF to HMTL Extraction Service, please LET US KNOW if there will […]

Submit your news to Apple News

Submit your news to Apple News

A powerful way to expand your newspaper’s reach beyond your community and local readers is to submit your content to news aggregate platforms like Apple News and Google News, who will redistribute it across their networks of users. This can help improve your publication’s search engine rankings and web traffic, which in turn can help increase your advertising revenue. We wrote a post about How to Appear in Google News last summer, […]

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 […]

Auto-Renewing Subscriptions with Stripe

Auto-Renewing Subscriptions with Stripe

One huge benefit to taking subscription orders through your website is the ability to enable Auto Renewing (or Recurring) subscriptions with the use of Stripe, our preferred supported payment gateway. Auto Renewing subscriptions are important because they represent predictable revenue that you can depend on being there on a monthly or yearly basis, and serve as a great method of retaining subscribers who might otherwise let their subscriptions lapse. Once a […]

Share an Article with your Mailing List in just one click!

Share an Article with your Mailing List in just one click!

The Newsletter plugin included with Our-Hometown’s WordPress CMS comes jam-packed with features to help you create stylish custom newsletters and send them to organized lists of your subscribers. One of those features is the Broadcast option, which allows you to immediately share any article published on your website with all of your newsletter subscribers with a single click! If you’re covering “Breaking News” or a story of significant importance, this tool can be […]

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