21 Sep 2023

Trusted public notices site trumpets the importance of newspapers

By |2023-09-21T09:37:44-04:00September 21st, 2023|AdPortal, New Customers, Print, Public Notices|

The Publish Notice Resource Center released a great one sheet that makes a compelling case for why newspapers are the right choice for publishing notices required by law to be made public.  Here are 5 great reasons why it is important for newspapers to continue to educate and inform local markets about Public Notices: Open meetings, Freedom of Information, and [...]

15 Aug 2023

iPublish Presents AdPortal Public Notices at the Florida Press Association Meeting

By |2023-08-18T14:46:37-04:00August 15th, 2023|AdPortal, New Customers, Obituary, Print, Public Notices|

iPublish presented the AdPortal Public Notices platform at Florida Press Association’s conference this month to rave reviews. James Allen told attendees that the platform automates, rather than outsources, their public notices franchise. A key concern of Florida publishers is ensuring they will own these customer relationships in the future. When a newspaper outsources customer relationships to another company that [...]

31 May 2023

Don’t Hide Your Public Notices, Industry Leader Says

By |2023-05-31T22:42:32-04:00May 31st, 2023|AdPortal, New Customers, Obituary, Print, Public Notices|

After losing the requirement to publish public notices in Florida last year, Richard Karpel, Executive Director of the Public Notice Resource Center (PNRC), is telling newspapers to improve how they display public notices on their websites. In spite of research that shows that 66% of U.S. citizens surveyed believe public notices should be published in newspapers, and 55% rely [...]

24 Jan 2023

What Newspapers Really Want

By |2023-08-17T11:41:32-04:00January 24th, 2023|AdPortal, Classified, Digital, Facebook Ads, Obituary, Print, Programmatic, Public Notices, Real Estate|

Over the past decade, newspapers have asked for all kinds of new features in their self-serve AdPortal®, and we answered by continuously iterating our advertising platform to meet these priorities. Here are a few of your top concerns that are now standard features in iPublish AdPortal®: Leverage the call center Not only do customers now place DIY orders for [...]

10 Jan 2023

2023 Resolution: World-class Customer Service with Streamlined Call Center

By |2023-08-17T11:40:48-04:00January 10th, 2023|AdPortal, Classified, Digital, Facebook Ads, Obituary, Print, Programmatic, Public Notices, Real Estate|

A funny thing happened over the past few years as regional and national media organizations consolidated - call center representatives absorbed an increasing number of transactions and more responsibility. Today, these call-center teams are smaller than ever before and responsible for customer support, inbound order-taking, and outbound sales for a growing number of products, platforms, and packages. Additionally, these teams [...]

20 Sep 2021

10 Steps to Defend Against Attacks on Public Notices

By |2023-08-17T11:40:08-04:00September 20th, 2021|AdPortal, Conferences, Public Notices|

Every year state legislatures around the country initiate bills to remove the requirements for public notices to be published in print in favor of online only. Don’t wait for a bill to pass. Here are 10 pro-active things publishers and media organizations can do right now to protect their public notice franchises. Make sure your public notices are online [...]

8 Sep 2021

Media Alliance 360 Attendees: The Future of Public Notices

By |2023-08-17T11:40:30-04:00September 8th, 2021|AdPortal, Conferences, Public Notices|

News Publishing Business Summit - All Things Audience & Advertising September 16-17, 2021 St. Louis, Missouri We are excited to support our industry by sponsoring Media Alliance 360/E&P 2021 News Publishing Business Summit. We are especially excited about the General Session - The Future of Public Notices. on September 16 at 2:15 pm. Public Notices are vital to both transparency [...]

9 Jun 2021

McClatchy Newspapers Converted nearly 40% of Public Notices to a DIY Automated Process

By |2021-09-14T10:05:45-04:00June 9th, 2021|AdPortal, Press Release, Public Notices|

Westborough, MA., June 9, 2021 – In less than six months, McClatchy Newspapers converted nearly 40% of public notices to a DIY automated process powered by iPublish Media Solutions. After launching iPublish Media‘s AdPortal Public Notices, all print notices are now being created and purchased using AdPortal’s self-service workflow. The portal has automated pricing, designing and placing the public [...]

18 Aug 2020

The Biggest Surprise About Targeted Obituaries On Facebook: Love

By |2020-08-31T13:17:25-04:00August 18th, 2020|AdPortal, Digital, Public Notices|

Reaching Friends and Family How do you put a price on love, on connection and on memories? Families placing obituaries, planning funerals, making arrangements have so much to think about. When it comes to sharing the news - newspapers, calls, emails, social media (they may have access to the Facebook account of the deceased) - those methods do not [...]

11 Aug 2020

Leveraging Social Audiences to Create a Better Obituary

By |2020-08-11T13:12:23-04:00August 11th, 2020|AdPortal, Digital, Public Notices|

iPublish Media Solutions and Legacy.com are hosting a roundtable discussion on new Obituary strategies at LMA's Digital Summit Week. Friday, August 14th at 1:30pm Leveraging Social Audiences to Create a Better Obituary REGISTER TODAY When was the last time you received a message from your customer like this? Find out how The Chicago Sun-Times and The Salt Lake [...]

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