The Times Herald-Record in Middletown, N.Y., was looking for a new way to increase revenue, grow its email database and promote goodwill among readers. Varsity 845, the paper's designated local sports site, decided on a High School Athlete of the Month ballot.More
Both the Chattanooga Times Free Press and WDIV-TV made over $500,000 with voting ballots last year.
On Thursday, they'll be joining Second Street for a free webinar to discuss the huge revenue opportunity behind ballots and how to create a year-round ballot strategy.MORE
At this year's Second Street Awards, the best citywide ballots of 2017 were recognized.MORE
While your paper likely has a long list of annual goals, it's a good bet that increasing revenue is floating near the top. During the months of March, April and May, there are so many excellent opportunities for driving significant revenue from advertisers perfectly poised for the spring months.MORE
It's now simpler than ever to create a basketball strategy to drive huge results.MORE
Every time an advertiser partners with you is a new opportunity to prove the value of sponsoring your engagement campaigns. It's important to make sure you're doing everything you can to maximize their investment because, we all know, a happy customer is a returning customer.
Here's a comprehensive list of all the assets you should leverage to add value to your sponsorship packages.MORE
The addition of Calkins Digital’s best-in-class over-the-top video technology empowers TownNews.com partners to deliver content directly to Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and iOS and Android devices.MORE
Find out how this huge industry is perfectly positioned for quizzes, photo contests, sweepstakes, and ballots.MORE
A cutest baby contest grows hospital's email database by over 4,000 users and drives over 16,000 votes.MORE
If you ask any editor in a newsroom what one of their biggest issues is, chances are online comments would be toward the top of the list.
Between a Facebook page and a newspaper.com site, readers can leave hundreds of comments a day. And moderating them can take time. The comments themselves can also descend into name calling or unnecessary political debates.
Here is some advice for editors who spend time interacting with readers in the comment section.MORE
Follow our three steps to create a plan to turn the biggest retail season of the year into your biggest revenue season yet.More
A strong loyalty email strategy will lead to an increase in click-throughs and a highly engaged, active audience.More
A fully-integrated marketing campaign emphasizing social media, website ads and print components leads to lots of brand exposure for advertisers.More