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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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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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Is WordPress a Local Newspaper & Radio Killer?

Some call WordPress a ‘Local Newspaper Killer’. The open source, online publishing platform just turned 12, and it keeps getting better with age. WordPress levels the playing field for those who create, share and serve. Will WordPress really kill local media outlets like newspaper and radio? Not exactly. But it’s certainly stealing much of readership …

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Newspaper, TV & Radio Disrupted by Fast Moving WordPress

WordPress on a tear. Local TV, Radio and Newspapers are taking notice. Well, at least the smarts ones are. To date, this open-source platform called WordPress has been adopted and endorsed by most CBS Broadcast properties, as well as divisions within The New York Times, People Magazine and other media orgs with brains and a …

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WordPress and BrigantineNOW. 5 Years of Awesomeness.

We built at WordPress powered local news site for a local group of Brigantine residents. They called it BrigantineNOW.com. Thats was about 5 years ago. Yes, it’s true. 5 years ago. WordPress can handle a fast growing news and info website for towns of all shapes and sizes…at about 20% of the cost of one …

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WordPress: Save Money. Make Money

Most local media companies still rely on expensive & proprietary CMS; Content Management Systems, for their digital content. Recently, CBS & Tribune smartly made the switch to WordPress. As Newspaper, TV and Radio see their local share of online revenue continue to slide, it’s even more important to cut expenses to the bone without hurting …

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What is WordPress and Why You Need It

What the heck is a WordPress…and why should you care? Quite simply, WordPress is the fastest growing way to publish and manage stuff on the web. It’s kinda like finally owning a pencil & paper….and a stamped envelope. WordPress is a CMS; a ‘Content Management System’. Soemtimes it’s referred to as a digital publishing platform. …

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Info-graphics. Local News Simplified.

We love info-graphics. This visual story telling is a great way to explain a complex idea, concept or piece of journalism through the use of imagery, graphics and short n’ sweet headlines. Did we need to hire a graphic designer? Nope. All that was needed was a few bucks to purchase a WordPress plug-in to …

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WordPress Threatens Vendors for Newspaper, TV & Radio

Been using WordPress since 2007. I started with WordPress.com just to get my feet wet with this CMS. After 2 years, I took the plunge and migrated the site over to the self-hosted version. So glad I did. Jump ahead 7 years and I’m attending my very first WordCamp; 2 days of workshops and networking …

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