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2012: What we know now on the value of volunteers, intentional conversation and collaboration for non-profit media

By RJI on February 1, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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As the final of our four-part series exploring “Was 2012 the year of prosperity for publishers?” – in this post we explore the value of volunteers, intentional curated conversation and connected collaboration for non-profit media.

2012: What we know now on building public trust, raising money and a free press powered by the people

By RJI on February 1, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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Was 2012 prosperous for publishers? The four-part series continues, with this third installment offering key lessons from three well-respected practitioners known for thinking outside the box.

2012: What we know now on local advertising, meeting the needs of communities and customer connection

By RJI on February 1, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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As part of the larger story, the top lessons from a range of perspectives learned over 2012 is a four-part series the JA is running over the month of January.

Selling local is hard - Tips to make it work

By Matt (Sokoloff) Broffman on February 1, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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5 things you need to do to make selling local work

RJI links 2.1.2013

By Brian Steffens on February 1, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Free KPA and RJI paid online content resources

By RJI on January 30, 2013 0 Comments News
Free KPA and RJI paid online content resources

Thank you for attending the KPA Paid Online Content session last week in Louisville.

Free KPA and RJI Digital Dimes resources

By RJI on January 30, 2013 0 Comments News
Free KPA and RJI Digital Dimes resources

Thank you for attending the KPA Digital Dimes session last week in Louisville.

Free KPA and RJI social media resources

By RJI on January 30, 2013 0 Comments News
Free KPA and RJI social media resources

Thank you for attending the KPA Social Media session last week in Louisville.

Digital Dimes, Paid Online Content slideshows now available for Michigan Press Association session attendees

By RJI on January 30, 2013 0 Comments News
Digital Dimes, Paid Content slideshows now available

Thank you for attending the MPA Paid Content/Digital Dimes session last week in Grand Rapids. As promised, we'd like to share additional resources with you.

Using email to help your news site

By RJI on January 29, 2013 0 Comments News
Using email to help your news site

This second of a four-part series provides tips for email newsletter opportunities, simple and fast adjustments you can make today.

RJI links 1.25.2013

By Brian Steffens on January 24, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Federated Media radio operations win LocalMediaInsider.com Top Ads Award for January

By Alisa Cromer on January 22, 2013 0 Comments News
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Two of Federated Media's radio operations are the winners in LocalMediaInsider's first Top Ads Awards in conjunction with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and 15 media associations.

RJI links 1.18.2013

By Brian Steffens on January 18, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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How press association ad networks can nelp newspapers compete online

By RJI on January 11, 2013 0 Comments

The first local ad networks weren’t online, but instead were networks of local newspapers that worked together — usually through state press or newspaper associations — to allow larger advertisers to place ads on multiple publications. And to this day most such groups still offer an ad network for their member papers.

2012 is history: What do we know now?

By RJI on January 10, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
2012 is history: What do we know now?

In early 2012 the folks at the Journalism Accelerator (JA) invited a half-dozen people with a range of unique roles in the news production mix, to identify the most crucial challenges facing publishers. As 2012 drew to a close, JA once more turned to these insightful people, asking each to share what he or she learned over the course of this chapter in the evolving story of journalism.

Top 10 most-shared RJI content

By RJI on December 29, 2012 0 Comments News
Top 10 most-shared RJI content

RJI Program Director for Digital Publishing Roger Fidler’s mobile device news consumption survey findings claimed the top three spots for the most-shared content.

RJI links 12.21.12

By Brian Steffens on December 21, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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How press association ad networks can help newspapers compete online

By Matt (Sokoloff) Broffman on December 21, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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One would think that the Internet would help these networks operate with even greater efficiency, but instead state and regional ad networks are still in the early stages online.

How Press Association Ad Networks Can Help Newspapers Compete Online

By RJI on December 21, 2012 0 Comments

The first local ad networks weren’t online, but instead were networks of local newspapers that worked together — usually through state press or newspaper associations — to allow larger advertisers to place ads on multiple publications. And to this day most such groups still offer an ad network for their member papers.

This setup is great for newspapers. They receive almost the same amount of revenue from an ad placed by the newspaper association as they do if one of their local sales reps had sold it — and in some cases they receive more because they are charging a national not a local rate.

RJI links 12.14.12

By Brian Steffens on December 14, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs