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DELIVER THE NEWSPAPER IN YOUR COMMUNITY

DELIVER THE NEWSPAPER IN YOUR COMMUNITY

September 8, 2021 GANNETT
In-paper promotion for recruiting carriers "network wide". The QR code takes applicants to a page of FQAs with additional questions to determine location of interest to the applicant. A few qualifying questions are asked as well. A Gannett representative will make their "best effort" to contact the applicant within 24 hours. Well done!!
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exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 6

exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 6

September 7, 2021 Jim Smith & Aaron Kotarek
Aaron and Jim chat with Joe Cooper from A Marketing Resource (AMR) about their "Cash Discount Program" which provides an opportunity for publishers (and other business owners) to eliminate credit card interchange fees. ...and BONUS: Jim actually answers a trivia question correctly in this episode!!
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Coffee Break Conference Series Episode 9

Coffee Break Conference Series Episode 9

August 25, 2021 Matt, Mark & Jim
Star Tribune Retail Sale Manager, Tim Morgan, joins Matt, Mark and Jim during this Coffee Break to briefly discuss the challenges and opportunities of living in Minneapolis in 2020-21.
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exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 5

exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 5

If you want to have a greater understanding of digital advertising, Stephen Tompkins offered incredible insights during this episode. Stephen has created campaigns which yielded tangible results for Google, American Express, Citibank, Barclays Bank, Proctor & Gamble, the Boston Beer Company, and many, many more. I am grateful to have been a part of the discussion! Thanks to Aaron Kotarek for his efforts in creating this opportunity for all of us to learn more about this topic!
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Single Copy Promotions Still Work!

Single Copy Promotions Still Work!

July 16, 2021 The Columbus Dispatch
Cheers to The Columbus Dispatch for a partnership promotion with a local retailer!
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Coffee Break Conference Series Episode 8

Coffee Break Conference Series Episode 8

June 18, 2021 Matt, Mark & Jim
Looking for independent contractor carriers?!? Mark, Matt and Jim discuss a few "best practices" for recruiting carriers!! Enjoy your coffee break and the idea sharing!!
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exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 4

exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 4

Want to hear from a genuine entrepreneurial spirit?!?!? Settle in and enjoy Season Two Episode Four with special guest Warren Dews Jr!!
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Coffee Break Conference Series Episode 7

Coffee Break Conference Series Episode 7

May 14, 2021 Matt, Mark & Jim
Carole L. Stein, Executive Director of the Great Western Audience Alliance, joins Jim, Mark and Matt in the break room to discuss the GWAA and their upcoming Great Western Audience Development Summit conference. The GWADS will be using Hopin technology!
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exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 3

exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 3

Our special guest, John Grove , is the newly promoted Corporate Vice President of Consumer Services & Operations at Lee Enterprises. Join us as we talk about John's career, leadership style and his new responsibilities with Lee...and share a story or two of the three of us all staring our careers in the Midwest!
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exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 2

exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 2

Season 2 Episiode 2 features special guest Jon C. Wiley, MBA the Principal Officer of Madison Marketing in Punta Gorda, Florida visiting with Aaron & Jim Take a listen as we discuss all things direct mail, brand identity, and B to C targeted marketing efforts. Jon is an expert and brings a wealth of strategy and tactical advice and scope to the podcast! Listeners and viewers will also note that Jim is, apparently, the only one in the podcast that doesn't have palm trees in his neighborhood!
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Coffee Break Conference Series Episode 6

Coffee Break Conference Series Episode 6

March 30, 2021 Matt, Mark & Jim
While this coffee break conversation could lead to an entire pot of coffee discussion...Matt, Mark and Jim chat a bit about leadership and self-evaluation of leadership skills.
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exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 1

exPRESSly Speaking Podcast Video Season 2 Episode 1

Aaron and Jim "go" to New Zealand to speak with Matthew Holdridge, Commercial Manager at Allied Press Limited in Dunedin, NZ. Check out this groups' effort during the pandemic and moving forward. Thanks, Matthew for a terrific conversation!
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