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Ethan Rocke Joins the Team

Ethan Rocke Joins the Team


Posted By on Feb 21, 2018

Ruralite is pleased to introduce the newest addition to its team of talented editors, Ethan Rocke. Ethan, a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning photographer and filmmaker, joins us as an Assistant Editor.

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We all want to win readers over. But sending a dozen roses out with each copy of the magazine—while thoughtful—isn’t practical. A box of chocolates or candy hearts won’t work, either. How can you spark true love between readers and your stories? Our assistant editors offer four tried-and-true ways to help readers fall in love with your stories.

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Breaking the News

Breaking the News


Posted By on Jan 31, 2018

You need to get the word out. But how can you pitch a story to catch a reporter’s interest? A longtime news desk guardian—Ruralite Editor Leon Espinoza was at The Seattle Times for 27 years before joining Ruralite—shares his tips for ways to get your story shared.

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Accessibility is not a one-time upgrade. We add new content to websites all the time. Keeping a website accessible takes time, maintenance and staff training. One common mistake, the Alt Tag, quickly makes a site inaccessible for consumers with vision challenges if not handled carefully. Learn how to use Alt Tags properly.

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