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Making It Work with a Small Staff

Making It Work with a Small Staff

When: Friday, 3:30 pm
Where: Salon H-K

How can you keep the lights on and the posts coming when you have a staff of 10 or fewer? Join us as we discuss the workflow hacks and editorial ju-jitsu necessary for a first-rate news site. We’ll show you how to cover your community with just one person and make money while covering the folks you’re selling to.

Session Updates (7)

Aaand it’s already gone. #journalistslikebeer MT @JulieWestfall: Y’all, @seanblanda, @dannyaway are giving out beer in their #ONA11 session.
Sep 23 via TweetDeckFavoriteRetweetReply

Session notes with take-aways and resources at bit.ly/small_staff

“We all are part of the sales team and we’re all appropriate about it,” @dannyaway re: @siliconprairie#smallstaff#ONA11
Sep 23 via Twitter for iPadFavoriteRetweetReply

“There’s been times in our office where we’ve looked at each other and said, guys, who’s doing content this week? That’s where the first hire came outside the core team.”

- Danny Schreiber on how easily critical duties other than creating content can overwhelm a small staff

What they’re talking about in #smallstaff is, essentially, covering beats. HIRE JOURNALISTS and pay them more than $35. #ONA11
Sep 23 via Twitter for iPhoneFavoriteRetweetReply

When hiring freelancers do you care more about enthusiasm for your content or how well they write? Should be enthusiasm #smallstaff#ONA11
Sep 23 via Twitter for iPadFavoriteRetweetReply

“What we test with [clients] we can take back and use for Technically Philly.”

- Sean Blanda on one benefit of his consulting business

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