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May 2019

Webinar: Ryan Dohrn – 10 Proposal Tips to Close Ad Deals NOW!

May 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
$49

Join ad sales expert Ryan Dohrn will share advertiser proposal examples that highlight 10 important things every rep needs to do when writing proposals.  These examples are working at newspapers of all sizes around the USA.  Ryan will slowly walk through each example and dig deep on the exact ideas on pricing, set-up, discounts and long-term potential buys. You don't want to miss this one!

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Webinar – Ed Henninger: Getting It Right! My best design advice

May 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
$39

New Date & Time:  Wednesday, May 8 Ed is the master of newspaper design, and he knows a thing about how even the seemingly-smallerst detail can make or break a reader. In "Getting It Right!" Ed will discuss the most important details that can take a newspaper from a "so so" read to a "MUST READ!" Ed says he will be covering dozens of topics in this session, including: Indentation. centering. baseline grid. wordspacing. tracking vs. kerning. type size/line width/line…

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June 2019

Kevin Slimp: 100-Minute Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat Extravaganza!

June 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:45 pm EDT
$69

What are the most important skills to know in Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat? During this 2-Hour Extravaganza, you will learn the most important skills to keep you sharp and ahead of the design curve. This webinar isn't for sissies. It is for newspaper designers and editors who are serious about having the best photo quality reproduction, page design skills and tools available to increase production and improve design. Among other topics, Kevin will discuss: Using often-overlooked tools in InDesign that…

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Diane Ciotta: Landing New Advertisers

June 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm EDT
$49

Initiating New Business & Effective Opening Conversation Techniques During this 50-minute session, Diane will share concepts and techniques for successfully driving incremental revenue. Among other items, she will discuss: • Mastering a professional, non-threatening approach • Avoiding trigger words that cause objections • Gaining a License to Proceed This is a don't miss class and the first in a three-month series led by Diane Ciotta!

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July 2019

Kevin Slimp’s Extended Adobe Extravaganza! A Second 100-Minute Webinar!

July 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:40 pm EDT
$69

We had such a great time in June, Kevin has added another 100 minutes of tools and tips to make you an even greater Adobe guru! He will offer advanced tips in InDesign, Acrobat and Photoshop to take your design skills to the next level. Imagine...another 100 minutes with Kevin Slimp! You don't want to miss this! Just a few of the topics Kevin will cover include: Creating and Working with Tables in InDesign (switching first/last name, etc) More about…

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November 2019

Kevin Slimp: 100 Minute Production Extravaganza! InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, plus a surprise!

November 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:40 pm EST
$69

Do not miss this! 100 minutes of advanced InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, and more! This is a "DO NOT MISS" event, led by the news guru himself. Class size is limited. You won't want to miss this one. Kevin will cover InDesign scripts, tables, datamerge and more. He will look at Photoshop settings, advanced editing tips and more. He will discuss the best settings to use to create PDF files for newspaper presses, and what to do with those nasty bad…

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February 2020

Kevin Slimp Webinar: Introduction to Adobe Illustrator for Newspapers

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
$49

$49               60 Minutes So many newspapers have Adobe Illustrator resting in their application dock or start menu but rarely, if ever, use the powerful application. During this session, Kevin Slimp will teach attendees enough to begin using Illustrator to increase their design skills and production efficiency. During this session, a few of the skills Kevin will cover include: - Working with text in Illustrator - Working with vector shapes - Using patterns in Illustrator…

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Kevin Slimp Webinar: Designing More Effective Ads in InDesign & Photoshop – For Sales and Design Staff

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm EST

$59              75 Minutes Kevin Slimp has been teaching ad design and software skills for two decades, and newspapers have been asking for a webinar for folks who design and sell ads to help create ads that will be more effective for the advertisers and easier to create. Time is money, and advertisers are money. It's important for designers and ad reps to work together to create ads that will be more effective without causing…

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March 2020

Kevin Slimp Webinar: Advanced Techniques to Improve Your Skills and Increase Productivity in InDesign

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm EDT
$59

$59        75 Minutes It's the beginning of a new year and there's no better time to improve the InDesign skills of you and your staff. During this 75-minute session, Kevin Slimp - who has been teaching InDesign since it was first released - will be teaching skills to increase the speed of your productivity and quality of your design. A few of his topics include: - Using scripts to speed your productivity - Combining nested styles with…

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Ryan Dohrn Video: Helping Newspaper Advertisers Understand Marketing Amidst COVID-19

March 30 - April 30
$15

Veteran ad sales coach Ryan Dohrn will share 10 ways to empathize, educate and guide your advertisers during the COVID-19 crisis. Key takeaways will be: 1.  How to show empathy without getting into a COVID-19 debate. 2.  How to explain the NASCAR effect of getting 3 laps down when advertisers pull ads. 3.  How to show examples like Kellogs and Dominoes that doubled down on marketing in a crisis and came out as market leaders after a crisis. 4.  How…

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