19 Mar 2019

On Second Thought: What to Remember from 2019 Mega-Conference

By |2019-03-19T09:39:11-04:00March 19th, 2019|AdPortal, Conferences, Digital, Facebook Ads, Obituary, Print, Real Estate, Recruitment, SMB|

A couple weeks have gone by since the 2019 Mega-Conference, giving us time to digest the key messages for this year from a jam-packed three days of listening to speakers and customers. This year, iPublish Media Solutions was pleased to see the new focus on how technology powers online sales, not just outside sales teams. With so many options [...]

5 Mar 2019

Recruitment Ads Reach Passive Jobseekers on Facebook

By |2019-03-05T15:38:27-04:00March 5th, 2019|AdPortal|

Newspapers have a new way to sell recruitment ads and reach passive job seekers as a result of a recent partnership between Recruitology and iPublish Media Solutions. The solution has already been rolled out successfully with several media companies by Recruitology,  including Tribune Publishing Company, owners of The Chicago Tribune. “It is very difficult to reach passive job seekers, [...]

15 Feb 2019

Thoughts from NAC 2019

By |2019-02-15T12:56:23-04:00February 15th, 2019|AdPortal|

What an exciting time to be in the newspaper business. We were welcomed by an inspiring message from Editor-in-Chief of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kevin Riley, where he thanked those of us who generate the revenue that ensures the community service and the first amendment rights journalists work for every day. Did I say newspaper business? We saw a really [...]

11 Feb 2019

Site Launches and New Customers

By |2019-02-12T09:14:12-04:00February 11th, 2019|AdPortal|

We are excited to welcome our newest partners, as we help them grow revenue and ease operations. Our new partner portals join over 570+ active AdPortals publishers around the world. AdPortals are integrated with their front-end system, credit card merchants, and pagination systems. We are pleased to work with their teams to get the following sites and products launched [...]

5 Feb 2019

Can Call Center Reps Improve The Customer Experience And ROI?

By |2019-02-05T09:17:06-04:00February 5th, 2019|AdPortal|

Can call centers improve both customer experience and ROI? Today the answer is yes. New technology makes it possible to do both, even from often over-tasked inside reps calling on customers of local media companies. These back-end operations have already undergone massive changes in the past decade, especially at newspapers as classifieds declined, online circulation went paid, and budgets [...]

29 Jan 2019

Where in the World is iPublish Media?

By |2019-01-29T12:39:50-04:00January 29th, 2019|AdPortal|

The 2019 Conference season is upon us. iPublish Media is looking forward to attending several top digital and newspapers conferences the first part of this year. Between networking with old friends, meeting new friends, picking up top tips from keynote speakers, and sharing ways AdPortal can bring in revenue and ease pain points, we are ready to discover and educate. [...]

23 Jan 2019

Serve Your Community And Your Bottom Line With These Obituary Tips

By |2019-01-23T11:59:35-04:00January 23rd, 2019|AdPortal, Obituary, Print, Tributes|

Obituaries play a vital role at newspapers and in the communities we serve. This is one area where technology can improve on the previous ways of gathering information for obituaries. Today’s custom obituary software that takes self-serve entries, automates pagination and provides other options is both a cost-saver and revenue producer for newspapers; but more importantly, the right software [...]

15 Jan 2019

A Revolution in Ad Production is Coming

By |2019-01-16T13:43:55-04:00January 15th, 2019|AdPortal|

Designing and proofing ads, making all the changes and going through the approval process is a time-consuming and often frustrating task. Challenge of Ad Production So what is the real cost? We surveyed several newspapers, and on average, building an ad from scratch takes anywhere from 1 hour at the low side to 2.35 hours, including proofs and changes. [...]

20 Nov 2018

Set Those Early Deadlines & Enjoy Your Holiday

By |2018-11-20T09:44:50-04:00November 20th, 2018|AdPortal|

Hooray, we are coming upon the holiday season. We look forward to spending time with family, eating special meals, maybe even taking a wonderful vacation. It can also be a stressful time - the office may be short-staffed, or distracted by the left-over pumpkin pie, and the next couple months of holidays probably have early ad submission deadlines. There is [...]

30 Oct 2018

Close that Sale with Unlimited Low-Cost Spec Ads

By |2018-10-30T14:08:22-04:00October 30th, 2018|AdPortal, Creative, Digital, Facebook Ads, Print, Programmatic, SMB|

Close that Sale with Unlimited Low-Cost Spec Ads Included in Every Proposal, Every Time! Sales managers have argued for years that taking spec ads to clients in the field results in more second appointments and additional closings. Some even set “spec ad goals” for reps. It’s a hot topic for every type of agency faced with pitching new business. [...]