OJR | The top 10 key lessons for hyperlocal journalism startups from ONA10 ::useful links & examples::

  1. Successful doesn’t mean beautiful
  2. Legal stuff isn’t rocket science
  3. There is no such thing as free content
  4. Follow the data (i.e. analytics)
  5. Focus on money from day one
  6. Advertisers are buying your audience, not funding your stories
  7. Grants don’t come for free
  8. Focus on multiple revenue models
  9. Technology should be fast and cheap
  10. Stop whining and just do it
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