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Virtual Conference Replay: Reverse Publishing from WordPess to InDesign

Virtual Conference Replay: Reverse Publishing from WordPess to InDesign

Our-Hometown’s latest Virtual Conference took place this past Friday, featuring one of our most popular platform features: Reverse Publishing! Our Reverse Publishing Suite allows publishers to draft and publish all of their article content on the website before exporting the entire edition to be placed in an InDesign document to create the print edition. This system drastically reduces the time it takes for publishers to update their website with new content, which […]

Virtual Conference Replay: Re-Thinking Paywalls (Part 2)

Virtual Conference Replay: Re-Thinking Paywalls (Part 2)

Our-Hometown’s upcoming Virtual Conference on Rethinking Paywalls for FREE Print Newspapers took place this past Friday. In this session, Our-Hometown CEO Matt Larson reviewed a case study from a group of free print newspapers that successfully launched a Metered Paywall on their websites in 2018 in an attempt to develop a digital revenue model that isn’t dependent on digital and mobile advertising, and instead can rely on their base of subscribers. […]

Our-Hometown Virtual Conference: Reverse Publishing from WordPress to InDesign

Our-Hometown Virtual Conference: Reverse Publishing from WordPress to InDesign

Our-Hometown’s upcoming Virtual Conference on Reverse Publishing from WordPress to InDesign will take place on Friday, September 18th at 12PM EST. In this session, Our-Hometown CEO Matt Larson will introduce and demonstrate our Reverse Publishing Suite, which includes everything you need for your publication to implement an effective, efficient workflow by working in reverse! Reverse Publishing is a simple but powerful concept. Rather than producing content for your print publication, sending it to the […]

Virtual Conference Replay: Re-Thinking Paywalls (Part 1)

Virtual Conference Replay: Re-Thinking Paywalls (Part 1)

Our-Hometown hosted another Virtual Conference on Friday, August 21st on the topic of Rethinking Paywalls for Paid Print Newspapers. During the conference, Our-Hometown CEO Matt Larson introduced the different paywall configurations available on our WordPress Publishing Platform and discussed various ways to incorporate each type into a strategy that makes sense for paid print publications. Matt explains the differences between the following kinds of Paywalls: Hard Paywall Soft Paywall  Metered Paywall Registration […]

Our-Hometown Virtual Conference: Rethinking Paywalls for FREE Print Newspapers

Our-Hometown Virtual Conference: Rethinking Paywalls for FREE Print Newspapers

Our-Hometown’s upcoming Virtual Conference on Rethinking Paywalls for FREE Print Newspapers will take place on Friday, September 4th at 12PM EST. Have you ever had a print subscriber call to cancel their free print subscription because they “get all the news for free online anyway?” This has become a common trend for publishers as their print audience continues to migrate online at the expense of the paper’s print advertising reach and revenue. […]

Virtual Conference Recap: Producing High Yield Content with Live Video Interviews

Virtual Conference Recap: Producing High Yield Content with Live Video Interviews

Our-Hometown’s latest Virtual Conference on Producing High Yield Content with Live Video Interviews took place this past Friday. In this presentation, Our-Hometown CEO Matt Larson highlighted the importance of being able to use a single piece of media to create multiple different pieces of content for your audience. One way to apply this strategy is to take a video interview conducted over video conferencing software such as Zoom or GoToMeeting and re-purpose […]

Office Hours Recap: Using the Customize Tool

Office Hours Recap: Using the Customize Tool

Our-Hometown CEO Matt Larson hosted another session of Office Hours yesterday afternoon, demonstrating the power of the Customize Tool available on all websites on Our-Hometown’s WordPress Publishing Platform.  Watch and enjoy the full-length video replay below to learn how to customize your website using this incredible tool!

Our-Hometown Virtual Conference: Rethinking Paywalls for Paid Print Newspapers

Our-Hometown Virtual Conference: Rethinking Paywalls for Paid Print Newspapers

Our-Hometown will be hosting another Virtual Conference on Friday, August 21st at 12PM EDT on the topic of Rethinking Paywalls for Paid Print Newspapers. During the conference, Our-Hometown CEO Matt Larson will introduce the different paywall configurations available on our WordPress Publishing Platform and discuss how to incorporate each type into a strategy that works for your publication. We recently published a blog post detailing the different types of Paywalls offered on our websites, which […]

Our-Hometown’s Matt Larson will be presenting at this year’s NNA Convention!

Our-Hometown’s Matt Larson will be presenting at this year’s NNA Convention!

The National Newspaper Association’s 134th Annual Convention & Trade Show will be anything but conventional, with presenters and attendees from around the world congregating digitally via the remote conferencing software Zoom this October. Our-Hometown will be in attendance, and fortunately, as one of the industry pioneers of using virtual conferences during the pandemic, Our-Hometown’s CEO Matt Larson has plenty of experience with giving engaging and informative digital presentations! Matt will […]

Our-Hometown Virtual Conference: Producing High Yield Content with Live Video Interviews

Our-Hometown Virtual Conference: Producing High Yield Content with Live Video Interviews

Our-Hometown is excited to announce our upcoming Virtual Conference: Producing High Yield Content with Live Video Interviews. The COVID-19 shutdown has resulted in the unprecedented adoption of virtual collaboration tools for remote work, most notably video sharing software such as Zoom, GoToMeeting, and other similar alternatives. While we certainly wish the reason for the sudden need for remote conferencing was different, these tools are actually extremely useful for producing high-quality […]

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