16 Jul 2020

Public Notices In The News

By |2020-07-16T12:09:55-04:00July 16th, 2020|AdPortal, Digital, Public Notices|

A recent round of news reports have underscored how critical paid public notices are for many newspapers simply trying to stay afloat. The recent articles in Editor & Publisher, LocalMediaInsider and Poynter Institute also convey how the franchise is under increasing attacks from some state legislatures around the country. While most of these battles are over for 2020, the [...]

2 Jul 2020

Team Highlight – James Allen, Senior Sales Engineer

By |2020-07-14T09:37:41-04:00July 2nd, 2020|AdPortal, Digital, Facebook Ads, SMB|

Spotlight on James Allen, Senior Sales Engineer If you’ve met James Allen, the low-key senior sales engineer at iPublish Media, you probably have no idea about his background.  James is both a veteran who jumped out of airplanes and a Dad who most recently converted an attic space into an air conditioned play-room for his ten-year old son. James’ [...]

29 Jun 2020

The Formula For Self-Service Success = Plan + Execution. Just Ask “The Day”

By |2020-06-30T15:45:57-04:00June 29th, 2020|AdPortal, Digital, Facebook Ads, SMB|

With over 13 years in the self-service advertising business and over 600 AdPortals launched for newspapers, broadcasters, and real estate brokerages, the team at iPublish Media Solutions has observed different success rates at similar circulation newspapers using the exact same software. Success takes many forms: ROI, self-service adoption rate, upsells to clients discovered through self-service, lower cost of sales, [...]

3 Jun 2020

Announcements Are Making A Comeback At Newspapers

By |2020-06-05T15:00:11-04:00June 3rd, 2020|AdPortal, Digital, Facebook Ads, SMB|

There is at least one piece of good news for newspapers struggling through the shutdowns: Announcements may be making a comeback as a revenue category for newspapers. Graduation announcements are leading the way. This year students have been left out of proms and parties due to safety concerns and parents desperate to celebrate their kids’ accomplishments have been posting [...]

29 May 2020

The Best Use Of Self-Serve Advertising May Surprise You

By |2020-06-01T12:08:26-04:00May 29th, 2020|AdPortal, Digital, Facebook Ads, SMB|

Self-serve advertising for SMBs is catching on fire with local media companies who understand its best use: As an efficient way to attract new customers. “This is the most misunderstood aspect of the DIY platforms,” according to Brian Gorman, co-founder of iPublish Media Solutions. The Value of Self-Service Traditionally, media companies who added a self-serve platform thought of it [...]

21 May 2020

Follow The Order: End-to-End Is Essential For Newspapers Building A Self-Serve Advertising Option

By |2020-05-21T10:33:04-04:00May 21st, 2020|AdPortal, Digital, Facebook Ads, SMB|

Facebook and Amazon have proven that automating the sale from marketing through e-commerce and distribution makes placing an order easier and more affordable. But aside from classifieds, available front-end advertising platforms for publishers often do not support an end-to-end solution. “A lot of software companies will support e-commerce, but they don’t build the ads. Or they have a front [...]

9 Mar 2020

Live at Borrell Miami LOAC 2020 – Rapid-Fire Case Study Session

By |2020-03-18T11:53:29-04:00March 9th, 2020|AdPortal, Conferences, Digital, SMB|

STRATEGIES FOR DRIVING REVENUE ACROSS VERTICALS: iPUBLISH VERTICALS PLUS On Monday, March 9, 2020 at #BorrellMiami LOAC conference, Brian Gorman, Chief Revenue Officer of iPublish Media Solutions, presented solutions for automated sales and fulfillment processes for digital advertising across verticals. Listen to the presentation, recorded live at Borrell's LOAC Conference. Live from #BorrellMiami Brian Gorman introduces Verticals PLUS! Posted [...]

19 Nov 2019

Forecasted Spending Trends for 2020 Aid in Strategic Planning

By |2019-11-20T13:33:41-05:00November 19th, 2019|AdPortal, balanced media mix, Digital, Real Estate, VIdeo|

2020 Forecast Recent forecasts on advertising spending for 2020 includes a couple of important takeaways for local media managers making strategic plans for next year. Topping the charts for increased spending in 2020 are auto and real estate, each of which are forecasted to be up by a little more than 3% next year, with about 20% of realtors [...]

13 Aug 2019

“8 Ways to Increase Digital Revenue by 50% or More” – You Have To Read This

By |2019-08-14T10:35:57-04:00August 13th, 2019|AdPortal, Digital, Programmatic, SMB|

As avid readers of blogs and LinkedIn posts from industry leaders, we came across this article re-posted by our colleagues at Brainworks - “8 Ways to Increase Digital Revenue by 50% or More.” With a headline like that, we had to stop and read it. It contains some valuable tips, we agree with many of the author’s tips, and [...]

10 Jul 2019

Self-Service No Longer A Trend, But An Expectation

By |2019-07-10T14:06:55-04:00July 10th, 2019|AdPortal, Digital, Print|

Newscycle/Naviga recently recommended that their newspaper clients offer an advertising self-service portal and listed eight reasons why this gives newspapers an advantage. In addition to the convenience for advertisers and labor savings for newspapers, they also highlighted increasing evidence that customers today expect to be able to buy and pay online for their advertising for a variety of reasons. [...]

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