AAN News

#AANDigital: Alt Media Mine New Revenue Alternativesnew

Local business directories, online stores, social media management and other digital marketing services for SMBs are among the monetization strategies underway in the alt-weekly industry, which gathered last week in San Francisco for the AAN Digital Conference.
NetNewsCheck  |  01-29-2013  11:46 am  |  Industry News

C-Ville Website Redesign Breaks From Packnew

C-Ville Weekly saw that the websites of its peers were filled with design flaws that kept users from finding their best content, which spurred editors to break from the pack and convince skeptical ownership to make a significant investment in improving its digital platform and emphasizing online content.
NetNewsCheck  |  10-11-2012  2:34 pm  |  Industry News

Video Series Turns Moneymaker For Seven Daysnew

Burlington, Vt.-based Seven Days built a decent online following on the strength of its quirky, personality-driven video series "Stuck in Vermont," and has turned the site into a money maker primarily from display ads and classifieds.
NetNewsCheck  |  02-13-2012  10:49 am  |  Industry News

Agile Alt Media Adapting to Digital Challengesnew

Like all media entities, alternative newsweeklies have taken their hits over the past few years but now they are taking advantage of their flexibility and experimenting with social media, video and blogs in an effort to catch up in the digital world, and in some markets, challenge the local daily for dominance.
NetNewsCheck  |  02-01-2012  7:00 am  |  Industry News

Alt-Weeklies Mine Roots To Drive Web Revenuenew

According to Tim Keck, publisher of Seattle's The Stranger and Portland, Ore.'s Mercury, alt-weeklies can draw on their iconoclastic voice, strong local entertainment coverage and close relationships with local businesses, to take the online lead in their communities and build their online revenue.
NetNewsCheck  |  02-01-2012  7:00 am  |  Industry News