Monthly Archives: December 2011

Holidays signal party time for local advertisers

Independent online publishers are working like Santa’s elves throughout the holidays providing special features for their readers and local advertisers. In some cases, the best holiday gift ever – growth and more revenue – means a bigger staff and less … Continue reading

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Local publishers dip toes into Google+ Pages

Today, Google announced Currents, an app for use in the United States, which allows users to create their own news delivery system for mobile devices. For users on the other end — say, local news providers — Google is offering open … Continue reading

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What kind of election coverage do you want to bring to your community in 2012?

From Denise Cheng, research and outreach editor for the Journalism Accelerator and former citizen journalism coordinator of The Rapidian. Hello, friends! The Journalism Accelerator, an emerging community that connects media innovators and resources, is hosting an online forum this week … Continue reading

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Mobile sites affordable, accessible way to deliver news

If you’re thinking “app” to deliver news to the mobile phones of your readers, think again. You might want to think mobile sites instead. That’s what independent news site The Tyee learned when it implemented it’s two pronged mobile strategy, … Continue reading

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