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Friday wrap up June 5, 2016

Freelancers and Experts

Are you freelancing or looking for new talent?  MDDC has developed a Freelance Directory!  Post your profile with this form. The directory is here.  Profiles are available for writing, editing, photography/video and marketing. 

Looking for a new source in a specific area?  MDDC has compiled a list of subject matter experts to help you broaden your sources.  Looking for a particular expert?  Contact Rebecca for help.

Profit share checks

The check is in the mail!  Members who participate in MDDC’s small display network will receive their profit share checks next week.  Members can increase their profit share by selling their clients into the networks and harnessing the full circulation of our region.  Learn more about the networks here.  Members receive a 15% discount when placing for their clients.

Advertising contest deadline

June 29th at 11:59 pm.  That’s the deadline for this year’s Advertising Contest.  Don’t miss this chance to showcase the amazing design and sales work of your organization!  We’ll celebrate the winners of the contest September 8th at our Awards Lunch, and learn from agency buyers and planners at our annual Agency Meet and Greet.


What's coming up?

June 8th from 10:30 – 11:15 am by webinar
Positioning for Political Advertising
Generate a larger share of the local political advertising revenue in your local market.  Attendees receive list of regional campaign and PAC contacts (a $750 value).  Register

June 13th, 8:30 am – 5 pm IN PERSON (Frederick, MD)
Regional Training – Building Blocks of Sales
Brent Renken of the Frederick News Post will lead reps through the fundamentals: Public Speaking, Personality Dynamics, Gap Planning, New Business Acquisition, Securing the Agreement, Presentation Practice and more. Register

June 14th, 3-3:30 pm, webinar, $29
Leveraging Your Core Audiences - Prep Sports and Scholastic Events. More info

June 16-17
Virginia Press Association hosts a two day discussion on Community JournalismMore information

June 23, 10:30 by webinar, FREE
Online Advertising with BENN.  Need online revenue? BENN can help with a unique revenue-share program, developed by media for media. Register.

June 23, 3-3:30 pm, webinar, $29
Local Media Transformation - 3 Winning Strategies.  Native, events and digital agencies are key to transforming your business.  More info

June 24, 10:30 by webinar
Editorial Roundtable:  Using Periscope and other video tools on social media
Led by Bryan Sears of The Daily Record.  Register.

June 29, 11:59 p.m.
Advertising Contest Deadline
Don't miss this opportunity to show your best work!  Contest packet, rules and info here.

July 6, 5 p.m.
Deadline for Paul Miller Fellowship, introducing journalists to covering Washington D.C..  Apply

Visit our online calendar for all the industry events in the region. To add events to our calendar email Tara Sullivan.

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