Tag Archives: Discover America’s Story

Editor & Publisher Article on Our Archive Scanning Services

Editor & Publisher did a great job telling readers about Discover America’s Story which helps publishers monetize their archives.  The article in the April issue of Editor & Publisher explains how publishers can sell sponsorships to generate a revenue stream … Continue reading

Posted in General News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Editor & Publisher Article on Our Archive Scanning Services

Why preservation via microfilm isn’t cutting it.

An article circulating online recently (click here to read it) addressed the need to preserve our country’s documented history but probably not in microfilm at this day and age.  The article explains that today “there are new digital formats that … Continue reading

Posted in General News | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Why preservation via microfilm isn’t cutting it.

Don’t lose your archive ownership rights.

Often, newspaper publishers are so eager to digitize their archives and so resource limited that they will turn the archives over to a university, library or other organization to scan without thinking through what that might cost them.  In some … Continue reading

Posted in General News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Don’t lose your archive ownership rights.

Aren’t all archives on microfilm?

Most people assume that newspaper archives were all placed on microfilm at some point and are available in the local library.  But actually, there are millions and millions of newspaper archive pages that currently only exist in loose printed and … Continue reading

Posted in General News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Aren’t all archives on microfilm?

Monetizing your online newspaper archive.

It’s a question we hear all the time from small market and community newspaper publishers. If they’re going to spend money digitizing bound volume newspaper archives, publishers want to know how to monetize it – how to get their investment … Continue reading

Posted in General News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Monetizing your online newspaper archive.

Don’t trust your archive digitization to just anyone.

The Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette recently reported on an archivist who was arrested after borrowing money for a business which would digitize newspaper archives.  He had acquired newspaper photos to digitize but he had not completed any of the projects. … Continue reading

Posted in General News | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Don’t trust your archive digitization to just anyone.

A New Revenue Source for Newspaper Publishers

Discover America’s Story is providing a way for small market and community newspaper publishers to generate new revenue to support the digitization of their print and bound volume archives.  When publishers sign on via DiscoverAmericasStory.com, they are shown how to … Continue reading

Posted in General News | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on A New Revenue Source for Newspaper Publishers

Interested in more revenue?

Our parent company, SmallTownPapers, is currently putting the finishing touches on a new revenue program for small town and community newspapers across the country.  Discover America’s Story will be launched early next month yet it’s already generating buzz in the … Continue reading

Posted in General News | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Interested in more revenue?

Helping Publishers Preserve their Historic Archives

Newspaper publisher Tim Schnoebelen knows how much his community loves nostalgically looking back at days gone by. He occasionally places pictures from his newspaper, The Mooreland (OK) Leader, on a table and lets the community go through them and select … Continue reading

Posted in Product Announcement | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Helping Publishers Preserve their Historic Archives

Introducing Discover America’s Story

We’re just days away from the launch of a new initiative to digitize the archives of small town and community newspapers across America. Discover America’s Story helps newspaper publishers generate revenue to support digitizing their loose printed and bound volume … Continue reading

Posted in General News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Introducing Discover America’s Story