A smash-hit special section 4/24/18

By Jane Nicholes, SNPA Correspondent
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A Veterans Day section or advertising promotion isn't an original idea, but The Sault News' circulation is 2,700. So getting 400 families to submit photos and basic information about their loved ones who served their country represents an impressive amount of reader engagement.

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Warm them up 4/17/18

By Jane Nicholes, SNPA Correspondent
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The Omaha World-Herald called its drive to bring in new business "Win Back Win Big," and with $480,000 in new advertising in the first quarter of 2017, the strategy was a big success.

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Draw digital subscribers with newsletters 4/10/18

By Jane Nicholes, SNPA Correspondent
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The Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C., is growing revenue by monetizing newsletters. During last month's P2P video conference call, SNPA members heard how the paper has changed its focus, added or redirected staffing to oversee all newsletters and craft daily news newsletters, and changed its sales approach.

If you missed the call, here's where you can catch up on this GREAT IDEA.

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Puzzling out new revenue 3/27/18

By Jane Nicholes, SNPA Correspondent
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Here's a revenue-generating idea that is simple, inexpensive and keeps readers looking at an ad for 30 minutes. People participating in SNPA's recent Publisher-to-Publisher (P2P) video conference call already know what it is.

Everyone else, pay attention.

Trevor Evans was advertising manager at The Express in Lock Haven, Penn., when he was told to come up with a way to make up for $5,000 in lost revenue, and do it quickly. The result was a 16-page special tabloid section of Word Search puzzles tied to ads. It made more than $5,000, and he sold it in two hours by making phone calls to legacy advertisers as he was driving.

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Sales staff more than doubles revenue goal with parent magazine 7/2/13

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The initial edition of a new parent magazine published by The Index-Journal in Greenwood, S.C., brought in double the revenue that the paper was expecting! As a result, Lakelands Parent will be published at least quarterly. Initially, the plan was twice a year.

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Bi-monthly magazine draws affluent readers 6/2/13

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The Suffolk News-Herald has figured out how to make $125,000 annually with a bi-monthly community magazine.

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Become the go-to vendor for local print products 4/24/13

By Sean Ireland, Special to the SNPA eBulletin
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Local governments outsource printing. The sheriff's office, emergency management center and local schools may be ripe sources of revenue for your newspaper.

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Pediment Publishing helps newspapers increase revenue 3/5/13

By Sean Ireland, Special to the SNPA eBulletin
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If you think producing pictorial books will be a huge burden on your production staff, you're wrong. Let Pediment Publishing show you how easy it can be to earn added revenue.

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