'Twas the night before..... 1/8/19

By Robie Scott, director of audience development and community engagement, The Post and Courier

You think you know how the poem goes – and if you grew up anywhere in the United States, you can probably recite at least the first couple of lines.

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse...


Position Wanted: Media Sales Professional 11/20/18

Print Media Sales Professional with proven digital sales & audience development and background seeks position with publishing company in the Southwest.


Star-Ledger switches to Adinfinitum for e-tears, e-invoices 10/1/18

Presteligence has announced that New Jersey Advance Media will utilize Adinfinitum e-tearsheets and invoice delivery solution for its advertising clients, replacing its previous provider of more than 10 years.


Columbus Dispatch moves to Presteligence for e-tearsheets, e-invoices 7/10/18

Presteligence has entered into a service agreement with The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch for Adinfinitum, a hosted electronic tearsheet and invoice delivery system. Owned by GateHouse Media, The Dispatch will move to Presteligence for its advertising service portal and invoice delivery.


FDA says ads for e-cigarettes, vapor products must carry warning 5/15/18

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring a new warning statement be included on packaging and advertisements for electronic cigarettes, vapor products, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own (RYO) tobacco, pipe tobacco, hookah tobacco and cigars.

The new health-warning statement requirements and compliance dates were announced in a guidance document issued by the FDA on May 10.

Beginning Aug. 10, advertisements for the covered tobacco products must bear the new addictiveness warning. The requirement applies to manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers that create their own advertisements for covered tobacco products.


Where's the Southern ad spend? 5/8/18

Here's your chance to find out what YOUR advertisers are thinking.

Borrell Associates invites SNPA members to participate in its 2018 Local Advertiser Survey, which is now underway.


Transparency is important in subscription campaigns 4/30/18

By L. Michael Zinser, The Zinser Law Firm

To drive revenue, publishing companies are increasingly producing "premium editions" for their newspapers.

Many legal issues must be considered when preparing newspaper subscription promotions. What you communicate about "premium editions" – the cost and how they impact the length of a newspaper subscription can be critical, legally. These legal issues were brought into sharp focus in a recent lawsuit.


Digital transformation: Keeping up with the consumer shopping revolution 2/27/18

By Laura Cole, vice president, marketing, Vivial

Time certainly does things. Remember when making a purchase meant seeing commercials for a product, scouring print ads and then visiting the store to buy a product? That was all before technology took over. The reality is that the digital transformation has had a huge impact on how we live, play, do business and shop for products and services.

Today, the average consumer references 10 sources before making a purchase (Google, 2017), and 67 percent of a consumer's purchase journey is done digitally.


Lineup Systems' Adpoint App now available on Salesforce AppExchange 2/27/18

Lineup Systems' Adpoint App is now available on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering media businesses to connect with their customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways. The Adpoint App delivers one of the most comprehensive media sales solutions on the Salesforce AppExchange. It provides Adpoint's lead-to-billing functionality within the Salesforce Sales Cloud environment, including Adpoint CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote), complex pricing, workflow and invoicing visibility.


Classifieds done right 2/15/18

Creative Circle and The Newspaper Manager have joined forces to launch an innovative and affordable classified ad production suite for print and digital media.