Ad campaign emphasizes difference made by The Post and Courier 2/20/18

A new branding campaign launched by The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C., emphasizes Real News. A Real Difference.

Chris Zoeller, director of strategic marketing, says: "We want our audience to know how we make a difference in small and big ways through our commitment to journalism and delivering the news our community needs."

She added, "We want anyone who is touched by this campaign to sense the pride our staff has in their job and the role the newspapers play in the community to keep them informed."

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Marketing campaign - Charleston, S.C. 2/14/18

Shared by The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C.


Marketing campaign - Gainesville, Ga. 2/12/18

Shared by The Times, Gainesville, Ga.


Marketing campaign - Oklahoma City, Okla. 2/12/18

Shared by The Oklahoman Media Company


Marketing campaign - Greenville, N.C. 2/12/18

Shared by The Daily Reflector, Greenville, N.C.


Share your local marketing campaigns 1/30/18

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SNPA wants to help you access the best of the best when it comes to local marketing campaigns and what our members are doing to fight this battle.


How four media organizations are using events to raise revenue, engage audiences 10/27/17

By Jennifer Nelson, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Producing events is one opportunity for news outlets to generate additional revenue and build relationships with audiences. A panel of news and advertising executives spoke about their local events during Revenue Models That Work, which was held Oct. 12-13 at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.


Confidence in the economy spurs consumer spending 8/7/17

By Ted Stasney and Robin DiSalvo, Research Director on Demand

Consumer confidence surveys can measure consumers' plans for spending. They also can provide a timely opportunity to advertise and market your business and services.


GateHouse Media launches its first-ever brand campaign 6/5/17

GateHouse Media has announced the launch of a new brand campaign, "Newsroom Hero." The campaign, which is the first in the company's history, highlights GateHouse Media's deep community connections and commitment to serving as a trusted source of local, award-winning news.

The "Newsroom Hero" campaign profiles GateHouse Media journalists and shows the positive impact they make in their communities not only as journalists but as parents, coaches and volunteers. Running across GateHouse's print, digital, social media and outdoor platforms, the campaign reaches nearly 23 million weekly readers – including 35 million monthly digital visitors – across 36 states and 535 markets.


Rockers, Riders & Ribs became 13th month of revenue for daily paper 3/28/17

Rockers, Riders & Ribs was a community music and motorcycle festival hosted by the Longview News-Journal that drew over 10,000 attendees. It was a ticketed event that essentially became a 13th month of revenue for the paper in one day.