Digital Newspapers

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Desktop, Tablet and Mobile

Realview understands that community newspapers don’t have the resources of some of the national brands, and has come up with a package that is not only value for money, but offers clear revenue ideas to help you transition into the digital era easily and profitably.

The ‘do everything for you approach’ gives you peace of mind, knowing that your online digital newspaper, contact database and mobile site is all managed without requiring any extra resources or PDF pre-processing. Best of all your readers can access your newspaper, regardless of the device they use.

Developed over 10 years, the Realview Digital Newspaper solution is at the forefront of digital delivery and we will continue to innovate and deliver new features and ideas into the future.

Publish digital newspapers with HTML and apps

How Realview helps you

The Realview digital newspaper software starts with a print ready PDF and turns it into an interactive HTML digital edition that can be viewed on any device with a browser and internet connection. All web links, email address and page jumps are activated and as time passes, you build a searchable archive of your editions.

Then Realview offers you ways sell your HTML5 newspaper securely if they are paid titles, or, if they are free, enable you to collect email addresses to start your community reader database. You keep all of the revenue from your subscriptions.

Finally, Realview offers clear and simple advertising revenue opportunities for your digital newspaper that your print reps can easily understand who can in turn, offer unique advertising placements to local businesses. You get the tools to implement these initiatives yourself and you keep all the revenue from your advertising.

What you get with digital newspapers

What you get

For each masthead, you receive:

  • A searchable (and Google indexed) digital newspaper e-edition that can be viewed on any device with a browser and internet connection
  • Article viewer – each article in the digital newspaper is identified and extracted for easy reading and sharing
  • Mobile optimised version – keep readers informed on the go with your own mobile digital newspaper site
  • Interactivity – add video and image galleries for both editorial and advertisers
  • Subscription and registration capability – sell your newspaper online
  • Built in email system to keep in touch with your readers
  • Clear advertising opportunities in and around the digital newspaper and on different platforms (browser, mobile)
  • Tracking with Google Analytics so you can gauge reader interest and advertising interaction
  • Excellent customer service for you and your readers

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Free extras

We want you to be creative with your digital publishing ideas, so to empower you as part of this offer, you can publish all of your special publications and inserts at no additional cost.

Inserted Magazines, Travel Supplements, Senior Publications, Education Supplements, Group Supplements, Special events; even catalogue inserts can be published for free and promoted from your mastheads. You get access to our Publisher Access Centre (PAC) our web based portal so you can upload, enhance and publish these as and when you need them.

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Discuss your newspaper ideas

With clear revenue options provided with the Realview Newspaper Solution, there is a revenue opportunity, not a cost in using our platform. We do not take any revenue share, all income from your subscriptions and advertising is yours to keep. We have a simple monthly fee that is all inclusive and easily budgeted.

Mildura Weekly

The Mildura Weekly

“The Mildura Weekly has always had a digital version of our publication that sat passively on our website. Moving across to the Realview interactive technology has allowed us to more actively engage our digital readers through the subscription services. Now we don’t have to wait for people to remember our latest edition is available, subscribers are automatically prompted via an email alert when the new edition is published. Our print advertisers have the extra value of getting their display ads published online and we can embed video, audio and photo galleries into their advertisements along with hyperlinks direct to their websites. The digital interactivity gives advertisers creative options to get their message seen and it also enriches the readership experience of our online subscribers. The support provided by the Realview team has been fantastic, they make the uploading and conversion of our PDF pages simple and easy. The online readership of the Mildura Weekly doubled in the first 3 months of using the Realveiw technology and I have no hesitation in recommending this solution to other community newspapers.”

Stuart Mensch
General Manager
Mildura Weelky

Tennant and District Times

The Tennant and District Times

“The Tennant and District Times is a small, independent regional newspaper with a staff of four and representing an area roughly 448,576 km².

When we had to turn our mind to a digital presence it seemed like a bridge too far until we discovered Realview.

Being able to upload the same artwork we use for our printed version each week makes being on the web a breeze.

The benefits have been that subscribers from out of town get to see the paper the same time as locals do. Whether they are just down the track or on the other side of the world, we are with them.

It is an expansive platform with an exciting future and it does not require a big investment to get results.”

Barry Nattrass
General Manager
The Tennant and District Times

Border Watch

The Border Watch

“The Border Watch group of newspapers changed over from another provider of e-edition to Realview in the second half of last year. As with everything new, we did have minor teething problems however the way Realview responded to these small issues was commendable. The account manager we deal with is extremely obliging and helpful.

The service Realview provide is very user friendly, easy to navigate and the advertising opportunities it offers you to on sell and reduce the cost of utilizing this digital platform is sensational. As a modern era digital provider I believe Realview excel.”

Robin Reid
General Manager
The Border Watch