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Who better than the newspaper to salute women and traditions ⁠— even those that are new?

Sep 1, 2022

This paper took the nationwide problem of businesses looking for employees to fill their jobs and turned it into a strong special section featuring 100% advertising, nearly all quarters and half pages. ...

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Just in time for Spring, Bluefin Technology Partners adds new features for pumping up Yard/Garage Sales category

Mar 15, 2022

ANDOVER, Massachusetts — Bluefin Technology Partners LLC, a leading provider of print and digital advertising solutions, has launched new features in their industry-leading digital classifieds solutions ...

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Good times or bad times, great ideas always sell

Jan 12, 2022

Here are the testimonies of several community newspaper publishers from around the country. Yes, there’s some doom and gloom here, but I also see optimism that sales upturns are still out there to ...

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2022 BNEC, BNAC, NAE RULES

Jan 1, 2022

The National Newspaper Association Foundation's 2022 Better Newspaper Advertising Contest, Better Newspaper Editorial Contest and Newspapers and Education Contests are open the NNA members and nonmembers. 

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BEST CLASSIFIED SECTION 2021

Jan 1, 2022

Here's a deep look the first place Classified section from the 2021 Better Newspaper Contest archives — The Taos (New Mexico) News under the direction of Mary Chavez and Gabrielle Sanchez.

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One way to make presentations more memorable

Jan 1, 2022

Samuel, the ad manager at a community paper, told me about a simple technique his sales team uses at the end of meetings with prospects and clients.

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WHY? WHY? Why are some newspaper’s Classifieds flowing with ads while others can barely keep going?

Jan 1, 2022

There are many stories about why newspapers lost their bulk of lucrative, high-profit Classified ads going way back to the start of Craigslist over 20 years ago. If that is the case, then why do so many ...

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Classified post COVID: 5 things to do this summer to build back your classifieds

Jul 1, 2021

1. EMPLOYMENT ADVERTISING START OUTBOUND CALLING NOW — your unemployment rate is back to normal and EVERYONE IS HIRING. If you don’t have a JOBS banner, get one in your paper now. 

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Bluefin Technology Partners adds The Journal-News to client list for Self-Service Advertising and Digital Classifieds Marketplace

Apr 14, 2021

Bluefin Technology Partners LLC, a leading provider of print and digital advertising solutions for the publishing industry, is pleased to announce that The Journal News Company of Hillsboro, Illinois, ...

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