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TAPinto Insider

November 29, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — Jackie Lieberman was one of TAPinto's first owner/publishers and in the 10 plus years since she first became part of the TAPinto family, local news and digital marketing have evolved considerably, but one crucial aspect has stayed the same: the industry-leading support provided by ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — St. Bonaventure University has launched the largest fundraising campaign in its history. The University is seeking to raise $125 million by May 2025 to improve facilities around the campus. That includes the Jandoli School of Communication's John J. Murphy Professional ...

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PRINCETON, NJ — TAPinto journalists were honored with eight 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards by the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists. "At TAPinto, we're about providing original local news reporting and doing it the right way - - professionally and honestly. It is an honor to ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Fred Smith has lived in SOMA for 36 years — 24 in Maplewood and the past 12 in South Orange — and he loves the place he calls home. Smith, the owner and publisher of TAPinto SOMA, was recognized as November's Villager of the Month at the South Orange Board of Trustees meeting ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — You already have a fancy website your customers use. It's a crucial aspect of building your business.  But alone, it likely won't be enough to get the job done. Business owners need to invest in content marketing. Think of it like this: the owner of a pizza restaurant writes ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ — TAPinto is proud to launch its newest local news and marketing platform in Asbury Park, a place full of history with a rich cultural, arts and music scene. TAPinto Asbury Park started providing daily, local news on November 1, 2022. Matt Doherty is the owner and publisher of ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto, a network of nearly 100 online local news and digital marketing platforms in New Jersey, New York, Florida and Pennsylvania, has launched a new marketing website for businesses and nonprofits.  "Our new marketing website shows businesses how we can help them tell ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto's network of franchised local news and digital marketing platforms is one of the only scalable sustainable local news business models in the country, achieving profitability each of the last five years.   TAPinto owner/publishers have multiple proven revenue streams ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest of the University of Vermont's Community Journalism Lecture Series on the sustainability of local news. Shapiro discussed his story about creating TAPinto, which is now nearly 100 local news and digital marketing ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — With well more than 20 million local, engaged readers in the past year and a network of nearly 100 online local news and digital marketing platforms in New Jersey, New York, Florida and Pennsylvania, TAPinto can help your business reach the right audience. More than 240,000 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The Nerdtoolz Podcast featured TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro on a recent episode. Shapiro talked about the life-changing decision that caused him to create something his hometown of New Providence, New Jersey did not have back in 2008 — a platform providing ...

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NEWARK, NJ — TAPinto journalists and their original, hyperlocal stories are finalists in the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards Contest. "TAPinto is honored to be recognized for the outstanding journalism produced by TAPinto owner/publishers," ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — Not having a plan is part of Telina Cuppari's plan. "I'm the most impulsive person in the world," Cuppari, the owner and publisher of TAPinto Kenilworth, said. "I've always been spontaneous. I'm more of a go-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of girl. I don't like ...

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WAYNE, NJ — TAPinto Wayne and its owner/publisher Jon “Ferris” Meredith are celebrating two milestones — 1 million pageviews, and counting, in 2022, and the third anniversary of his TAPinto franchise, which he launched on his birthday, September 9, 2019. It’s the second time in three years  that ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Small business owners have faced unprecedented challenges during the last two years. Many have had to rethink their whole business model altogether. Communicating with customers and clients is more important now than it’s ever been. The pandemic has changed the way we ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto owner/publishers own their own business while building equity. They make money, while making their own schedules and achieving work/life balance. “It’s on my terms, it’s on my timetable,” Bobbie Peer, owner/publisher of TAPinto Berkeley Heights, TAPinto Basking ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — You can learn more about TAPinto owners and publishers in their own words, in "Two Minutes with TAPinto." September featured Jackie Lieberman, owner/publisher of TAPinto Westfield. August featured Bruno Tedeschi, co-owner/publisher of TAPinto Newark and TAPinto ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Freedom and flexibility are two words TAPinto owner/publishers use to describe what it’s like to own their own TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform. TAPinto owner/publishers own their own business while building equity. They make their own schedule on their ...

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BELMAR, NJ — In Belmar, Matt Doherty takes time to take it all in. "I love the town, I love the location," Doherty said. "My kids are able to ride their bikes to go get ice cream on Main Street and hang out with friends on the beach and the boardwalk. They're very lucky." Doherty says he's ...

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PARKLAND, FL — After Matt Pfingsten moved to Parkland, Florida in 2017, TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro gave him some advice. Shapiro suggested Pfingsten should join the Parkland Chamber of Commerce. "Mike underscored that point," Pfingsten reflected recently. "So I just kind of ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — David Brighouse gives back to a place that has given so much to him. "I feel like we have an obligation to give back," Brighouse said. "I owe something to the community." He was born in Rahway — at Rahway Hospital, when babies were born there — and raised there too. Brighouse was ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — When Darlene Tedesco-Cullen received a call from South Plainfield Councilwoman Christine Faustini to talk about the borough's annual Labor Day parade, Tedesco-Cullen thought she knew what it was about. "Usually I help judge the floats, so I figured she was going to ask me ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding upcoming informational webinars for anyone who may be interested in owning and operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform. The webinars are on August 17 at 1:00 p.m. or September 14 at 12:30 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is showcasing the stories of its publishers in a unique way called "Two Minutes with TAPinto." Each month, viewers can learn more about TAPinto from its publishers, in addition to seeing what it takes to becoming a site owner. June featured John Mooney, publisher ...

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UNION, NJ — TAPinto Plainfield publisher Jennifer Popper recently received a Unity Award for Achievement by the Media from the Union County Human Relations Commission. The mission of the Union County Human Relations Commission is to actively encourage, develop, promote, and strengthen respect ...

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FARMINGDALE, NJ — TAPinto publisher Jeanne Wall was honored with the Good Neighbor Community Award by the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore. Wall owns three TAPinto local news and marketing platforms, TAPinto Holmdel/Colts Neck, TAPinto Hazlet/Keyport and TAPinto Middletown. "We are proud and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform. "TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist. "We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — TAPinto's franchise owners gathered in person for the first time in more than two years in Berkeley Heights on June 6, 2022, at a networking event. For some TAPinto owners, it's the first time they were able to see one another in person. The publishers had a chance to ...

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