Old school journalism just went high tech, and it's in Knox County.
The site - www.MyKnoxCoNews.com - officially went live Monday, June 30, 2014. This is a hyper-local website at its finest - from publishing news and events to promoting local businesses and retailers.
Perhaps the most important aspect of the website is that it's entirely FREE to contribute content to the site. Because the content is free, the website is advertiser supported. Businesses in the communities are advertising their services and products on the site to not only let you know what they offer and their current specials, but also to support community events. Businesses want readers to know what's going on in Knox County, so thank them by patronizing them and clicking on their ads. If you're interested in advertising, please contact us.
As for what you'll see on MyKnoxCoNews.com- news, open houses, obituaries, weddings, birthdays, card showers, birthdays, business anniversaries, press releases, school activities, sporting events, etc. are not only free to put on the website, it's encouraged to send those items in for publication. Send in your news and let us promote it for you!
The website is managed residents of Knox County. After all, who knows Knox County better that those who live there? The site is operated by Pitzer Digital, LLC, a website and marketing company based in Neligh and owned by Carrie and Wade Pitzer. Pitzer Digital launched My Antelope County News with the hope of providing countywide news coverage. With its success and many requests for a similar site in Knox County, an expansion was made possible.
As for the website, all content must be approved by the site managers and cannot include explicit language. Event information must be submitted at least 48 hours prior to the event to ensure publication for promotion. News, events and photos can be submitted via the submission page or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Because promotion is what this site is about. Everything published will be posted to the Knox County News Facebook page and Twitter accounts. Readers are encouraged to like either or both social networking sites for immediate updates on Knox County news and events - and invite others to like the Facebook and Twitter pages.
And share, share, share. We can't reiterate that enough - this site is about promoting news and events in Knox County, and we encourage readers to share what they're seeing to help spread the word about all of the great activities throughout Northeast Nebraska and beyond.
So, please, take a moment to share this story about MyKnoxCoNews.com because it's about promoting the news and events that matter most to Knox County - and to you.
That's why it's called MyKnoxCoNews.com. Thanks for all of your support!