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Best Practices 2018. Hyper Local News and Marketing Strategy.

What have we learned about managing a WordPress powered, hyper-local news and info website since 2011? The following is a list of best practices. Ignore them at your peril. WordPress is the best online publishing platform. Now serving of 30% of the world’s websites. Even 3rd party companies that claim to specialize in Broadcast or …

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Innovators Dilemma Predicted The Demise and Fall of Old Media

The old school media death rattle is getting louder. Once trusted sources of information, local newspapers are either shutting down or dramatically scaling back their operations. In the process, they’re losing most of their main asset: community influence. That’s what really matters. Websites and social media will not bail them out. A New York Times …

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Shit Hitting Fan for Local Media

The shit is really starting to hit the fan for local media. This time, with more shit and a more powerful fan. Newspaper, Radio & TV managers are in a heightened state of panic due to their lack of digital revenue success. Pink slips are flying, private equity is taking over, and being a digital …

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How To Fix TOP 5 Small Business Web Marketing Problems

After all these years, do small businesses STILL struggle with common internet marketing challenges? Yes, many still do. When made aware of their web marketing shortcomings, the smart ones fix ’em. Others ignore ’em. And yes, some business owners are taking advice from those with questionable, digital marketing skills. Not updating Google for Local Business. …

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How Radio Websites Can Increase Digital Sales

How to drive more revenue from your radio station website and audio stream. This quick video highlights some easy ways to immediately boost your online sales efforts.

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Borrell Reminds Radio That Digital Doom Still Lurking

Hear that giant sucking sound? That’s the noise of ad dollars flowing out of radio and newspaper, and into digital marketing products / solutions. Is radio & newspaper dead? Not entirely, but it’s quickly moving in that direction. Not only for readers and listeners, but primarily for advertisers, aka: small business owners. Gordon Borrell Still …

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Reduce Over-Reliance on Facebook, Twitter & YouTube, Before They Eat You Alive.

Too many newsrooms still chasing those social media crumbs rationed by Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. WTF? First question: Why? Second question: How did Newspaper, Radio and TV lose their grip on that dominant, local market position? Third question: what group of brain scientists let that happen? Stop the madness. Geez. If there’s one thing that …

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Using Drones for Hyper-Local News Coverage

Perfect together. Hyper-local news & watchdog journalism. Mix in some WordPress as your CMS, add a smartphone and some simple pod-casting equipment… and you got yourself the start of a much-needed local news organization. Invest in a drone, and you could soar to new heights and leap-frog most local TV, Radio and Newspapers. Hyper Local …

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News Talk Radio Stations Still Dropping Ball With Web.

After all these years, far too many radio station websites…suck….bad. And that’s too bad, especially for those AM news talk stations looking for relevance in a digital world. Didja know? News Talks radio stations have the BEST opportunity to leverage the Internet, and leap frog over the local newspapers competition. But are they doing it? …

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WordPress, Podcasting & Social Media vs Newspaper & Radio News

WATCH VIDEO > WordPress-powered websites, podcasting & social media continues to infringe upon legacy newspaper & radio titans. But are these new digital upstarts able to create sustainable business models for hyper-local news? Is it possible to profitably monetize a community website? The short answer is yes. The slightly longer answer is hell yeah. How …

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