Office Hours – June 12, 2020
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Welcome to the first Virtual Office Hours with the Our Hometown Support team.
Watch the full office hour video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLYBdP_qDek
See below for highlight links.
Recap on our last Virtual Conference – Helping Local Businesses During Shutdown and Reopening
Next Virtual Conference Announcement – Digital to Print Publishing with Meg Norris
What are Pending Transactions?
Latest Updates on your Dashboard
Audio Articles and Facebook Live Package
New Feature Progress Report
Glasgow Daily Times converts front print to digital only
McClatch Journalists in 7 newsrooms will continue working remotely – for now
Building a better email program
Blog Post – https://our-hometown.com/second-street-summit/
- 2 requests this week about changing a user name that appear in comments. User names can’t be changed but, the display name can be changed in the reader’s profile. I don’t believe readers have the ability to change their public display name but, publishers can by editing the reader’s profile. VIDEO –
- This might be an upcoming topic for a newsletter or webinar: In light of CoVID-19, we all know that publishers have lost ad revenue as well as permanently losing some advertisers. But, they’re also seeing new advertisers – or “potential” new advertisers – as small businesses are realizing the benefits of advertising online during the pandemic. What creative ways are publishers using to harness the opportunity to gain new advertisers as businesses come back from the shutdown? (Will Cover In Another Office Hours)
- new feature of being able to setup periodic reports from memberpress. VIDEO –
- How to setup automated promotions in newsletters. VIDEO –