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NOVEMBER 2016

 

Grow Print and Digital Subscribers

Our editorial team has put together a print-ready infographic that celebrates the lives and legacies of notable people who died in 2016. Integrated into the design are ad placements that allow you to drive readers to your newspaper’s or papers’ subscription page(s). To learn more, contact Chief Marketing Officer Kim Evenson.

 

 

A Funeral Home Director’s Perspective: Why Local Spotlight Matters

John Heald, a fourth-generation funeral director and Legacy’s Vice President of Channel Development, shares why the Funeral Home Local Spotlight offers a win-win scenario for newspapers and funeral homes. Read more

 

 

News & Updates

Q4 Product Updates

Last quarter, we released our new browse page to positive results. So far in Q4, we’ve made a lot of other exciting product updates to continue to improve the user experience for your readers. To learn more and see these updates, click here.

 

 

 

Stories To Share

How Thanksgiving Dishes Remind Us of Family

Our editorial team wrote this Thanksgiving article that showcases the stories of how a few families remembered those who came before them through sharing special foods.

 
 

Grief Support

Your readers have access to a wide array of articles written by grief support experts and can join LegacyConnect, an online grief support community.

 

 

 

Industry News

Editor & Publisher: To Survive, Publishers Must Think Like a Competitor

The newspaper industry has struggled most of all with confronting competition that it hasn’t understood. In this article, Editor & Publisher urges publishers to understand their competition and exploit their weaknesses to succeed, innovate, and grow. Read more

 
 

NiemanLab: With its first community reporter, The Texas Tribune is turning Texans themselves into its next big beat

One of the most common criticisms leveled at the political press after the 2016 presidential election is that reporters fundamentally failed to listen to the concerns of the people for whom they write. At The Texas Tribune, the desire to listen better and respond to the voices of readers has birthed the creation of a new position: the “community reporter.” The community journalist will be charged with forging relationships with readers and using their feedback to help drive The Texas Tribune’s coverage. Read more

 
 
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