Category Archives: BlockbyBlock

More buck for your bang; There’s a big bag of tech goodies out there to boost your advertising revenue

Now that online publishers are finding some success in advertising revenue, it’s time to think about how to get the most buck for your bang. And since we’re on the internet, we don’t have to muck around in the do-more-with-less … Continue reading

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Eleanor Cippel on how to close the deal

by Denise Cheng, MIT Center for Civic Media Eleanor Cippel is the Corporate Managing Director Sales for E.W. Scripps. She was one of the coaches for Super Camp last year. She was today’s presenter to an undivided room for the second … Continue reading

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Photos: BXB 2012, morning sessions

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Photos: Block by Block 2012, Day 1

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Lessons from Block by Block Super Camp – An experiment in business mentoring

By Janet and Rusty Coats When local independent news publishers gathered for the first Block by Block Community News Summit in September 2010, we heard two recurring themes: First, publishers told us just how much they had needed to connect so … Continue reading

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Block by Block: Community News Summit 2012 – how to find us online Sept 13-15

BlockbyBlock Community News Summit 2012 Spread the Word! Coming Sept 13-15. Block by Block: Community News Summit 2012 is the annual gathering of local indie  online news publishers from across the nation. It will be held Sept. 13-15, 2012 in Chicago at Loyola … Continue reading

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General registration is now open for Block by Block summit 2012

We’ve opened up general registration and invited non-publishers who are interested in the future of local news to join us Sept. 13-15 in Chicago. The general registration fee is $75.00 The registration fee for vendors is $300.00 We have additional … Continue reading

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Applications for the Community Journalism Executive Training program are now being accepted!

Organizations that wish to apply must complete the online application and provide required documentation by EOB Friday, July 20th. Last month, INN and the Knight Foundation announced that we will be convening the Community Journalism Executive Training program at Knight Digital Media Center at USC Annenberg … Continue reading

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20 community news publishers will get Knight training

Twenty community news publishers challenged by the business aspects of running their news sites will receive expert coaching through the Community Journalism Executive Training (CJET) program, a joint effort of The Patterson Foundation and the Investigative News Network, with $100,000 … Continue reading

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Early registration is open for Block by Block: Community News Summit 2012

We’re excited to open early registration to publishers and others from independent online community news sites to the annual conference Sept. 13-15 in Chicago! Register here. As in the past, early registration is open only to publishers and site staff … Continue reading

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