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  • 7 Ways Local News Sites Can Grow Their Digital Audiences

    … Marovich, founder, publisher and editor of the Newport Dispatch. “Site design plays a large part in keeping readers from leaving after reading an article, but there are some things that any site, on any platform, can do to increase the amount of time visitors stay.” Here are seven strategies that hyperlocal publications are using to make…

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  • Community Publishers Mixed on Borrell Prescription for Content

    … valuable moment for us to monetize. Whatever solution we come up with will have to be mobile-first — or at least mobile-optimized.” “As for turning all content into advertising — that’s not going to happen. We need to continue to attract the largest audience possible, and the way you do that is through quality local news coverage.” Howard Owens…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fightin Content- 10 readers -
  • How to Get to 5 Years of Success in Hyperlocal Publishing

    … Scott Brodbeck was a local TV writer-producer in Washington, D.C., when he decided to go entrepreneurial in digital community news. He launched his ARLnow.com on turf he knew well from his broadcast experience — Arlington County across the river in Northern Virginia. Once a mostly white, bedroom community for federal workers in the capital, today…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fightin How To's- 13 readers -
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