Speakers Bureau Offers Help to Newspapers

August 12, 2009

Article by: TownNews.com

Experts Advocate Revenue Generation and Audience Building

How can newspapers compete with Google? Should you have one – or two – advertising staffs? Should you charge for access to online content? How do you create an online rate sheet? What place does video have on your Web site?

These – and other critical topics – are programs that the new TownNews.com Speakers Bureau is ready to present to press associations key executives and newspaper groups. Speakers include TownNews.com founder and CEO Marc Wilson Chief Technology Officer Brad Ward Vice President of Sales Greg Booras Vice President of Business Development Charles Kolsky Vice President of SWAT sales Rex Kastner long-time weekly publisher Gary Sosniecki and a whole slate of technical design and programming experts.

TownNews.com experts will speak on topics ranging from revenue generation – such as online advertising sales Search Engine Advertising and the debate between free and paid content – to audience building topics – such as Search Engine Optimization user generating content and web analytics.

“Our team has a combined history of well over 100 years in the newspaper and online publishing field " said TownNews.com General Manager Marc Wilson. “We’re happy to share that expertise at this critical juncture for the newspaper industry.

TownNews.com also offers technical trainings remotely on-site or at the company’s headquarters.

For more information or to request a speaker for your event please visit www.townnews.com/speakers_bureau .

About TownNews.com
TownNews.com based in Moline Ill. is majority owned by Lee Enterprises (LEE) a premiere publisher of daily weekly online and specialty publications. TownNews.com hosts more than 1 500 online publications and offers a wide variety of products and services to U.S. newspapers. For more information visit www.townnews.com .

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