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Lynn Ruby to present in depth look at benefits of social media networks

You’re Social, Now What? Making Social Media Work for You. You’ve thought about what social networks to use for your business or nonprofit, and you’re ready to take the next step. Where do you go from there? This seminar will give you a closer look at the popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,… Read More


Media veteran Hively to present digital marketing session at ANA Fall Conference

Hively, a media veteran of 28 years, has held senior roles with companies that include Knight Ridder Digital, Advance Internet, Scripps, Digital First and most recently Journal Communications. While at Journal, he launched a digital agency division, becoming one of the first media companies to venture into the Digital Services category. With best practices learned, Hively opened… Read More


Technology and journalism’s future

NAA Editorial: The technology that will stimulate journalism’s future is now here By Caroline Little, NAA president & CEO To say technology has changed the newspaper media industry is understating the obvious. While much discussion focuses on how we read the news, technology is changing the way we report the news. The image of a… Read More


The Adobe Cloud. Should I or shouldn’t I?

Kevin Slimp http://www.kevinslimp.com/               I’ve written a couple of columns related to the Adobe Cloud. Still, I’m stopped several times at every speaking event by publishers wanting to know if they should upgrade. CS6 suites are available for individual purchase via electronic software download on Adobe.com. Customers must pay… Read More


Meet the Candidates 2014

On July 15, Arizona Capitol Times sponsored their election year event, “Meet the Candidates”. A very successful turnout of more than half of the invited candidates where present and many brought campaign materials and signage. Co-sponsoring the event were several organizations, including the ANA, which where positioned in a vendor area at the entrance of… Read More


USPS closing processing plants, Phoenix, Tucson affected

At the end of this posting there are two PDFs for download. One is a list of the facilities that will be affected nationwide. The second PDF is a Q & A sheet prepared by the USPS. Closing 80+ Mail Processing Plants and Degrading Periodicals/First-Class Mail Service: a Recipe for More Lost Business for USPS… Read More


DeGeorge to present Classified Sales Training at ANA 2014 Fall Convention

Janet DeGeorge is president of Classified Executive Training & Consulting since 2001. She specializes in Classified Sales training, the training of new classified managers, outbound sales training, and redesigns of print products and rates to uncover new revenue sources. De George first started her newspaper career at the San Jose Mercury News over twenty years… Read More


John Marling, Friday’s keynote speaker for ANA 2014 Fall Convention

John Marling is the President and founder of Pulse Research. As publisher for a weekly newspaper group with more than 100,000 circulation, serving suburbs of Portland for more than 13 years, he recognized the need for research information that was more effective at communicating the value of a publication’s readers to advertisers. That was the… Read More


Schneider Disability Reporting Contest Is Now Open

June 23, 2014 The National Center on Disability and Journalism at Arizona State University is accepting entries for the second annual Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability. Administered by the NCDJ at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Schneider Award is the first national journalism contest devoted… Read More


Jim Hart to speak at ANA 2014 Fall Convention

Newspaper direct marketing strategist, Jim Hart will be one of our guest speakers this year. We invite you to read his recent article on a technique called, “Inbound Marketing” and how he’s used it to successfully grow his business for the past ten years. Hart is a partner in Phoenix-based DM for Newspapers and a… Read More

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