NEW! Attend intensive SNO training workshop this summer in person or virtually

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Join us this summer for one of our SNO Adviser Academy workshops, an immersive multi-day training for journalism advisers of all experience levels. We're excited to be able to offer it both in person, at our headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn.,…

The SNO Report: New Lesson on Libel

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Our curriculum expert, Ivy Kaplan, has been working hard on lesson plans around principles in journalism, as part of our free journalism curriculum. Recently, she finished up work on a new, very important lesson: Libel. "One of the primary…

The SNO Report: What is Newsworthy?

I’m old enough to admit that I wrote a lot of self-serving articles as a high school journalist, articles that served my interests but that didn’t necessarily have broader interest. The fact is, not all story ideas are good ones. How can…

The SNO Report: SNO Distinguished Sites Update

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As we near the end of what has been a completely unorthodox school year, the final deadline to apply and earn Distinguished Site badges for your publication is also approaching. To briefly jog your memory, the SNO Distinguished Sites recognition…

The SNO Report: Selling Ads This Spring

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Since setting up advertising services like SNO Ads as a free, optional extra for our customers, we’ve noticed an annual trend: springtime spending sprees. We always see an uptick in advertising this time of year. Prom dress sales, tuxedo…

The SNO Report: What to Know About Plugins

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Plugins are a great perk of being part of the WordPress community, which you are by way of your SNO site by the way. There’s a massive library of ready-to-install plugins at your disposal, right on your dashboard, and some of them actually…

The SNO Report: Tips to Avoid Copyright Infringement

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The Super Bowl is over. The bad guys won. Your sports editor wrote a little recap. Now, what about getting that photo? Chances are you’re probably not going to be able to find one to reuse easily if at all, unless you know someone who was…

The SNO Report: Full-Screen Embeds for Adobe Spark

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For publications using Adobe Spark, we’ve got a specialty feature for you. The Full Screen Embed template allows you to embed third-party embed codes into the post body of a story on your site and have them display at full screen when someone…

The SNO Report: Getting to Know Your SNO Analytics

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When you put a story up online, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly who’s reading it. But there are clues. You just have to take the time to look. SNO AnalyticsIn this corner of your website’s dashboard, you can learn some of the most…