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Creating an Online Poll

by Kevin Slimp, The News Guru
kevin@kevinslimp.com

Kevin considers the options when asked by a Tennessee publisher

While meeting with publishers one-on-one at conventions, the conversations run the gamut of running a newspaper or newspaper group. Over the weekend, while …

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Taking a closer look at your design: Part 1

Ed Henningerby Ed Henninger
Independent Newspaper Consultant

When was the last time you gathered your staff and took a close look at your newspaper’s design?

Is it working for your readers? Is it easy to produce on deadline?
Is it contemporary? …

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New publisher at the Wickenburg Sun

Jeanie Williams, publisher, Wickenburg Sun

Jeanie Williams, publisher, Wickenburg Sun

Jeanie Hankins Williams is the new publisher at the Wickenburg Sun, following the June 30 retirement of 27-year publisher Kevin Cloe.

A Wickenburg native, Williams graduated from Grand Canyon University before working in the newspaper …

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Disadvantages have their advantages

by John Foust – Newspaper Advertising Trainer
Raleigh, NC

Jared told me about a technique his sales team uses. “I learned it in a seminar years ago, and I’ve seen it used in different industries. It’s based on presenting both …

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AJGC News will celebrate its 20th Anniversary

A message from Trish Barwick-Hoagland, Advertising Manager, Apache Junction-Gold Canyon News

On July 3,2017 The Apache Junction Gold Canyon News will celebrate its 20th Anniversary. We’ve seen so many changes over the last 20 years, the most momentous, the loss …

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A look inside my inbox

by Kevin Slimp, The News Guru
kevin@kevinslimp.com

Answering questions about backups and text on four plates

Convention season has been a lot of fun for me this year. I just returned from visits with associations across the Midwest U.S. and …

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Dominant photo is a basic of sports front design

Ed Henningerby Ed Henninger
Independent Newspaper Consultant

Many community newspapers put strong effort into covering high school sports. They understand that their high school teams are a key ingredient in the glue that holds the community together.

When designing their sports …

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