August 13, 2014
Calling all sales reps! The Spooktacular contest is back, starting this August through October! This is a great opportunity for your sales representatives to earn extra money and compete for a grand prize of $500. The earlier you start, the more cash you can earn!Sell a Statewide Classified for $350 and your newspaper keeps $150 Sell a 2x2 for $1,200 and your newspaper keeps $600 Sell a 2x4 for $2,400 and your newspaper keeps $1,200 Sell a 1x2 Statewide Display for $599 and your newspaper keeps $249 Sell a MIghty MO Classified ad for $850 and your newspaper keeps $127.50 In addition MPS will pay the SALES REPS a $25 BONUS for EACH AD SOLD! Salesperson with the most ads sold will win the GRAND PRIZE of $500.
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April 24, 2014
Thank you to everyone who came out last week for Missouri Advertising Managers Annual Meeting! We hope you enjoyed the meeting and we appreciate your participation! Click here for a slideshow of pictures from MAMA.
March 21, 2014
For the month of April, Missouri Press Service is offering an ad contest to Missouri newspapers.
Sell into any of our programs shown below and receive points for each ad sold in Missouri. After the last run on April 27, MPS will add up your points and you will be paid $25 for each point.
Missouri Statewide Classifieds = 1 Point25 Word Classifieds- Sell a 25 word ad for $350Your newspaper keeps $150 and sends MPS $200
1x2 Statewide Classified - Sell 1x2 ad for $599Your Newspaper keeps $89.95 and sends MPS $509.05
2x2 / 2x4 Display Ad Network = 2 Points2x2 Full State - Sell a 2x2 ad for the full state at $1,200Your Newspaper keeps $600 and sends MPS $600
2x2 Half State - Sell a 2x2 ad for half the state at $700Your Newspaper keeps $350 and sends MPS $350
2x4 Full State- Sell a 2x4 ad for the full state at $2,400Your Newspaper keeps $1,200 and sends MPS $1,200
2x4 Half State- Sell a 2x4 ad for half the state at $1,400Your Newspaper keeps $700 and sends MPS $700Mighty MO Classifieds = 3 PointsMighty MO- Sell a Mighty MO Classified at $850Your Newspaper keeps $127.50 and sends MPS $722.50
March 7, 2014
Among speakers will be Carol Richer Gammell. Gammel served as associate publisher for MacDonald Classified Services from 1986 until December of 2001. She has been a speaker at more than 350 newspaper conventions and has conducted training workshops and onsite seminars for newspaper advertising sales professionals at more than 800 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada.
Don't forget to register today!
January 23, 2014
Mark your calendar now to attend the Missouri Advertising Managers' Association Annual Meeting in Columbia on April 17-18, 2014!
We have a great speaker lined up this year!
Carol Richer Gammell served as associate publisher for MacDonald Classified Services from 1986 until December of 2001. She has been a speaker at more than 350 newspaper conventions and has conducted training workshops and onsite seminars for newspaper advertising sales professionals at more than 800 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada. In 2000, Gammell was awarded the McGovern Award by the Newspaper Association of America for her service to the classified industry. Prior to joining MacDonald in 1986, Richer taught English composition and literature at Purdue University where she received a M.A. and Ph.D. in English. In January 2002, Gammell launched her own training and consulting company, Sales Training Plus, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The same year, she joined the faculty of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association and conducted 12-20 training workshops per year (until its closure in 2009), covering topics such as negotiation skills, telephone techniques, outbound calling skills, copywriting and ad design, and overcoming objections, among others. In September of 2013, Gammell was awarded the Jay Palmquist Award by Western Classified Advertising Association for her many years of service to the organization and to newspaper advertising, particularly classified.
In addition to Carol's expertise, you will also... continued...
Friday November 21st
"Buffett, the 'Oracle of Omaha,' understands that the newspaper industry isn’t dead. It would be wise for publishers to listen to what he’s got to say. Link
Thursday November 20th
#TBT to our kazoo-playing MPA members! Do you see any familiar faces? Link
Wednesday November 19th
Congratulations to the Missouri School of Journalism! "Walter B. Potter Jr. Link