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Our-Hometown to present for the National Newspaper Association this week

Our-Hometown to present for the National Newspaper Association this week

Our-Hometown, Inc. president & CEO Matthew Larson will be giving a live virtual presentation on Using Automation to Increase Revenue and Engagement this Friday, June 18th at 1PM Eastern time. In this live session, Matthew will introduce some of the ways our customers are automating both content creation and marketing using Our-Hometown’s collection of cutting-edge tools and plugins. Tune in to learn how you can use Social Media Autopost, our […]

E&P Reports: Free Papers CAN Create Digital PAID Subscribers

E&P Reports: Free Papers CAN Create Digital PAID Subscribers

Our-Hometown, Inc. president & CEO, Matthew Larson, will be joining Editor & Publisher’s upcoming live webinar, E&P Reports, on Wednesday, June 24th at 2PM EST to discuss how Free Papers CAN Create Digital PAID Subscribers with E&P Publisher Mike Blinder. Accompanying the duo will be representatives from two Our-Hometown customers: Jim Rule, President & Publisher of the Acorn Newspaper Group based in Agoura Hills, CA., and Frank McCraken, President & […]

Customizing your sidebar: Default Sidebar vs Front Page Sidebar

Customizing your sidebar: Default Sidebar vs Front Page Sidebar

Our-Hometown’s WordPress Publishing Platform offers customers incredible levels of website customization, making it easy for even novice web designers to bring their vision to life using the ever-powerful Customize Tool. You’ve probably read about the customize tool on our blog before, but today we’re going to focus on one of the most common questions we get from users customizing their website: What is the Default Sidebar widget area and how […]

The Virginia Press Association launches new website with Our-Hometown!

The Virginia Press Association launches new website with Our-Hometown!

Our-Hometown, Inc. is excited to announce that the Virginia Press Association has launched their brand new website on our WordPress Publishing Platform, catering to publishers, newspapers & association members throughout Virginia. The Virginia Press Association reached out to us in search of a new website provider once the contract with their previous vendor expired last month. After a quick tour of our platform and a demonstration of some of our […]

JournalTrib.com wins Best Website in NDNA Better Newspaper Contest

JournalTrib.com wins Best Website in NDNA Better Newspaper Contest

Our-Hometown would like to congratulate Cecile Wehrman, President of Journal Publishing, and the rest of her team on taking home the Best Website Award in the Large Weekly Newspaper division of this year’s North Dakota Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest! Cecile’s website, JournalTrib.com, is home to both the Crosby Journal and Tioga Tribune newspapers and provides local and regional news coverage to members of both communities on a weekly basis. […]

An optimized mobile experience at Our-Hometown

An optimized mobile experience at Our-Hometown

If you work in the newspaper industry, you’re probably already aware that most web traffic is now coming from mobile devices. The switch to mobile has been an internet-wide trend throughout the 2010s. However, our latest statistics show just how dramatic this shift has been over even the past couple of years. According to our platform-wide statistics, in 2018, our websites saw nearly 80% of online traffic coming from traditional […]

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 […]

How to make your print inserts available to readers online

How to make your print inserts available to readers online

If you’ve ever sat down and opened a newspaper — which many of today’s young news consumers have not — you’ve probably pulled out a collection of broadsheets, coupons, and other advertising material geared toward newspaper readers. Newspapers have traditionally acted as a vessel for local businesses and advertisers to deliver these inserts to readers by including them inside the pages of the daily or weekly newspaper. The sudden emphasis […]

SignalsAZ’s Guy Roginson featured on Editor and Publisher podcast

SignalsAZ’s Guy Roginson featured on Editor and Publisher podcast

Long-time Our-Hometown, Inc. customer and friend Guy Roginson, the Executive Editor at Talking Glass Media (TGM) and SignalsAz.com, was recently featured in an episode of Editor and Publisher‘s “E&P REPORTS” podcast where he joined host Mike Blinder to discuss the overall strategy and vision of TGM. You can find the full episode, titled “How Publishing Good News in Central Arizona Is Growing Audience and Revenue” on Editor & Publisher‘s website, […]

See how the Wilson County News is marketing their new podcast

See how the Wilson County News is marketing their new podcast

The Wilson County News is a long-time customer of Our-Hometown, Inc., and one of the first to take advantage of our brand new Audio Articles Podcast feature to get their new podcast off the ground. Publisher Kristen Weaver has teamed up with Our-Hometown on several occasions in the past, including joining President & CEO Matt Larson as a panelist on several of our recent Virtual Conferences. She also joined Matt, […]

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