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Eleanor Cippel’s tough love on sales for community news publishers at BxB12

At BlockbyBlock,Community News Summit 2012, Eleanor Cippel of E.W. Scripps, gave the 125 publishers in attendance tough love on what commitment to sales looks like in term of time and discipline. Her talk comes from her experience coaching Block by Block Super Camp publishers. Continue reading

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Put metrics to work for you

If you can’t measure it, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it. That was Susan Mernit‘s message to the roomful of publishers who gathered for her session on harnessing metrics. “Think about how hard you work,” Mernit went on to say. … Continue reading

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Photos: From the afternoon sessions of BxB 2012


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Photos: BXB 2012, morning sessions

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Photos: Block by Block 2012, Day 1

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BxB Summit planning: Need your feedback!

I’ve been having discussions with a number of publishers about plans the Block by Block summit in 2012. Before we get farther along, I wanted to lay out some of the major themes of those conversations and get input from … Continue reading

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BxB 2012 Summit dates set! Save the dates: Sept. 13-15

We’re announcing our summit dates for 2012 – Sept. 13-15. We’ll start with dinner on Thursday, Sept. 13 and wrap up around midday on Saturday, Sept. 15. Loyola University in downtown Chicago has graciously invited us back, and we like … Continue reading

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