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Live Streaming Video and Social Video (ARCHIVED)

Oct 29, 2020 1:00PM—Oct 29, 2022 2:00PM

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Originally recorded on October 29, 2020 In this webinar…: Live streaming video is being used for breaking news, election programming, music and arts programming and more. Mobile apps like Facebook Live, IGTV, Periscope, Livestream and StreamYard make streaming live video easy and accessible. Learn to use the best apps, shoot the best video, get quality…

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Digital Storytelling for the Inept (ARCHIVE)

Nov 19, 2020 1:00PM—Nov 19, 2022 2:00PM

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Originally recorded November 19, 2020 In this webinar…: You’re a good writer but being told to make your story digital-friendly confounds you. Learn a few storytelling tricks the most tech-deficient person can use. Not for high-tech wizards. About the presenter:  Lyle Muller is a long-time Iowa journalist who has worked in newspapers, digital news and…

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Free and Cheap Tools Your Newsroom Should Use (ARCHIVE)

Dec 14, 2020 5:00PM—Dec 14, 2022 6:00PM

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Originally recorded on December 14, 2017   In this webinar…: Our audience wants to interact with journalism, which can take time and money to develop. This session introduces you to a host of tools available to help you and your newsroom with mapping, building interactive timelines, producing quick videos, social videos and more.   About…

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Classifieds 2021 (ARCHIVE)

Dec 17, 2020 1:00PM—Dec 17, 2022 2:00PM

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Originally recorded on December 17, 2020 In this webinar…: What’s in store to increase revenue in your CORE classifieds? Is 2021 going to be a tough one or full of promise? Do you need to go out of your comfort zone to bring in the new money? This webinar talks about stretching beyond and pulling…

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Rethinking Paywalls (ARCHIVE)

Dec 18, 2020 1:00PM—Dec 18, 2022 2:00PM

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Originally recorded on December 18, 2020 In this webinar…: During this live virtual conference, Matt Larson reviews the most popular paywall configurations among local newspaper websites on Our Hometown’s WordPress Publishing Platform. He also discusses various ways to market digital subscriptions across print, social, and mobile. Paywall Models we review: https://our-hometown.com/introduction-to-paywall-models-available-on-oht/ Early version of this…

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FREE: Small Business Impacts and Resources from the December 2020 COVID-19 Relief Package (ARCHIVE)

Jan 08, 2021 1:00PM—Jan 08, 2022 2:00PM

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Originally recorded on January 8, 2021 In this webinar…: This will provide an overview of the impacts and resources available to small businesses from the most recent COVID-19 relief package About the presenters: Dustin Miller and Eric Fischer Dustin Miller is a member of the Governmental Affairs Department at Nyemaster Goode, P.C. His law practice…

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Covering Science: Some Basics for the New Year (ARCHIVE)

Jan 14, 2021 1:00PM—Jan 14, 2022 2:00PM

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Originally recorded on January 14, 2021   In this webinar…: The Iowa Newspaper Foundation, in conjunction with SciLine—a free, nonprofit service for journalists—offers a one-hour training webinar for journalists, editors, and others in news publishing who wish to become more comfortable covering science-related topics.The COVID-19 pandemic has become an all-hands-on-deck story, requiring many in the…

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The (in)Boxing Match: Why Is Everyone Talking About Email? (ARCHIVE)

Feb 12, 2021 1:00PM—Feb 12, 2022 2:00PM

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Originally Recorded on February 12, 2021 In this webinar…: They say “what’s old is new again” and it seems email is no exception. Publishers large and small are finding success in connecting with audiences more frequently and personally via email newsletters and campaigns. In this session, we’ll cover best practices for email marketing, provide examples…

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40 Ads in 40 Minutes (ARCHIVE)

Feb 18, 2021 1:00PM—Feb 18, 2022 2:00PM

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Originally Recorded on February 18, 2021 In This Webinar.. Over the past few years, Bob has personally presented and sold hundreds of advertisers on major contracts. In this session, Bob shows you his top 40 “most likely to be sold and spend a lot of money” categories of prospects, along with the strategy behind each…

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60 Story Ideas in 60 Minutes(ARCHIVE)

Mar 04, 2021 1:00PM—Mar 04, 2022 2:00PM

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Originally recorded on March 4, 2021 In this webinar…: A good story idea is the spark that can lead to great work. In this fast-paced session, Cedar Rapids Gazette Executive Editor Zack Kucharski shares story ideas that can be done by reporters in any newsroom. Every participant should have a notebook full of ideas as…

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