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NEW! Celebrate the class of 2021 with a revenue generating special section

Honor the students in your community and drive advertising dollars with an engaging, turnkey commencement page.

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Gradute Tributes 2021

Photo: Keith Luke on Unsplash.

The 2020-21 school year has been like no other. Help this year's graduates celebrate their extraordinary accomplishments—while generating new advertising revenue—with our Graduate Tributes 2021 package.

Screenshot: Virtual Graduations 2020

Graduate Tributes 2021 includes everything you need to roll out a graduation page that your community will come back to for years to come:

  • A custom header presentation with sticky navigation and configurable hero image, links, and titles.
  • Virtual graduation centerpiece with focus boxes for commencement, valedictorian, and salutation speeches.
  • Integrated breakthrough sponsorships for programmatic ads or targeted local sponsors.
  • Trending graduation-related news from around your community.
  • Specialized search results dedicated to announcements with targeted ads.
  • Beautiful graduate profile pages with social media sharing options.
  • Graduate profile videos and additional photo galleries.
  • Sponsored advertisements for the entire section or individual graduates.
  • "Submit a graduate profile" form to collect grad information from your community (form module or self-service portal options available).

Your Graduate Tributes 2021 special section can include one setup for all of the graduations in your area, or separate pages for each high school and/or college.*

Head-of-the-class revenue opportunities

Here are a few ideas for generating easy revenue with a Virtual Graduation special section:

TownNews customers are making sure the class of 2020 is celebrated (while generating some much-needed revenue), in spite of pandemic-related l…

  • Offer a Graduation 2021 sponsorship with branding throughout site and/or reveal ads.
  • Run programmatic billboards and mobile ads throughout site.
  • Offer "Congratulations" banner ads or directory listings from featured businesses who want to support the schools.
  • Create a companion print tab special section, or highlight graduate profiles in your featured broadcast segment or on-air promo.
  • Sell "featured" graduate profiles (similar to announcement ads or congratulatory ads from families).

Get started

Ready to honor the graduating students in your community—and drive new advertising dollars—with an easy, compelling special section? Contact us today to get started!

Christine Masters, director of core platforms at TownNews, gives an overview of the new Graduate Tributes 2021 package.

* Additional fees may apply.

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