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May 2021

2021 Video – Ryan Dohrn: Overcoming the 10 Most Common Advertiser Objections!
For Ad Reps and Managers

May 20, 2021 - December 14, 2022

60 Minute Video • Recorded May 14, 2021 Nobody knows newspaper ad sales like Ryan Dohrn, and that's why he is in such demand as a sales trainer, speaker and coach throughout the industry. During this session, Ryan will discuss the 10 most common advertiser objections stopping you and your sales team from closing deals! The difference between an average ad rep and a great ad rep is the ability to overcome the objections constantly thrown at them from potential…

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August 2021

Video – 90 Minutes of Photo Editing Basics & More for Newspapers
Let’s make those pictures pop!

August 1, 2021 - August 9, 2023

AVAILABLE TO WATCH NOW! $89  $69    Get 120 minutes of Photoshop from the guru himself! This is more than just a simple class of tips in Photoshop. You'll learn how to make sure your reds are red and your blues are blue. You'll learn to use tools you've always wondered about. Kevin will teach you to make those pics pop right off the page! You'll learn to use those layers. You'll learn how to include information in photos that…

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December 2021

Video: Kevin’s 70-minute Overview of Affinity Publisher
Publishers, Editors & Designers
December 1, 2021 - December 1, 2023

AVAILABLE TO WATCH NOW! 75 minute Video  •  $59 Are you thinking about making the switch from InDesign or QuarkXPress to Affinity Publisher? Maybe you've heard about Affinity Publisher and want to see what all the commotion is about. Maybe you've already begun using Publisher and want to learn more about it. Whatever the reason, you're in luck. The "News Guru" Kevin Slimp will be leading a session for newspaper publishers, editors and designers to help you learn more about…

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Video: Tim Smith – The Basics of Newspaper Sales: What You Need to Know
Ad Reps & Sales Manager
December 12, 2021 - March 20, 2023

86 minutes   –  Save $30   $79 Now $49 If we’ve heard it once (and we have), we’ve heard it a hundred times. Now is your chance. Do you have a new ad rep? They need this. What to brush up on your sales skills? You’ve come to the right place. Tim covers dozens of topics in this fast-paced 90 minutes including: • How to budget your time. • How to approach a potential advertiser. • How to close a sale. • Dealing…

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2021 Video: Kevin Slimp – Getting People to Pick Up Your Paper
For Publishers, Editors, Designers & AD Reps

December 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - July 29, 2023 @ 3:00 pm EST

SAVE $20! $69     Recorded Video Recorded August 2021 Join Kevin for a new version of "Getting People to Pick Up Your Paper!" Don't miss out as the "News Guru" discusses new research, information from recent focus groups, insights and more related to getting people to pick up your paper. Kevin will even discuss topics like ad & page design and content. Bring two pens! Do not miss this opportunity to learn from the best.

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Video – Mastering Photoshop Tools You Never Had Time to Learn
Editors, Designers, Photog.
December 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - December 17, 2023 @ 3:30 pm EST

90 Minutes Video • Bring two pens! $89    $49 No wonder they call Kevin Slimp "Guru." He's been training designers to use applications and tools since the mid 90s and Photoshop is the software he's been teaching for more years than any other. You'll leave this webinar with skills you probably didn't even know were possible. He are just a few of the topics Kevin will cover in this session: The various selection tools (including the newest ones) &…

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Video – Kevin Slimp: Advanced InDesign: Data Merge, Tables and More!
Editors & Designers
December 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - December 3, 2023 @ 1:15 pm EST

70 Minutes! Bring two pens! $89   $59 Two of the most important tools in InDesign are Data Merge and Tables. Knowing how to use these proficiently will decrease your production time significantly in the long run. However, most InDesign users know very little, if anything about the use of tables and data merge. In this session, Kevin will cover these topics and more: Creating files in Microsoft Excel and other database applications to merge with InDesign The best way to…

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Video: Kevin Slimp – Mastering the Differerent InDesign Styles
For Editors and Designer

December 23, 2021 - April 27, 2023

AVAILABLE TO WATCH NOW! 55 minutes  $59   $39  Some of the most powerful tools in InDesign are the styles. Most users are only familiar with one or two of them. Some don’t know anything about them. Not to worry. In this session, Kevin covers styles from the very basics, all the way to creating and using character, paragraph, object, nested and linked styles. He even spends a minute discussing the use of table styles. This is a “not miss”…

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Video: Kevin Slimp – Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Ad Designers & Editors

December 23, 2021 - February 23, 2023

NEW VIDEO AVAILABLE TO WATCH NOW! 72 minutes $79 $59 Adobe Illustrator is one of those applications that a lot of designers “fiddle” with, but never take the time to learn. During this 70 minute class, you will learn to use many of the tools available in this incredible application. You'll be creating logos, special effects and more after taking this class.

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Video: Ryan Dohrn Webinar – 10 Time Management Tips of Media Sales Superstars!
For Ad Reps & Managers

December 27, 2021 - March 25, 2023

AVAILABLE TO WATCH NOW! $69 $39 Boost your media sales productivity by 35% in just one week! Ryan Dohrn is the most popular sales consultant in the business today. Don't miss this opportunity to watch Ryan present one of his most popular topics at Newspaper Academy. Ryan will share his top 10 time management tools that will help you get back on track and making money faster. One tip could save you $7500 in lost time immediately! This is one…

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