Launch Your
Digital Presence

Shine a spotlight on
your business.

Shine a spotlight on your business.

Establish your business’ credibility with a website all while creating the best experience for your customers.

Responsive Website Design
Mobile Website Design
Logo Creation
Hosted E-Mail

Get Found

Getting found by more customers has never been easier.

Getting found by more customers has never been easier

Protect your internet identity. If you are not online, you are missing out on customers.

Search Engine Optimization
List Optimization

Get More

Where standing out is simple -
never confusing.

Where standing out is simple - never confusing

Customers are searching for businesses just like yours. Are they finding you or your competitors? Improve the quality and volume of traffic to your site and turn searches into leads.

Search Engine Marketing
OnTarget – Display Advertising
Direct Email

Engage Your

Shine in
many places.

Shine in many places

Social media is the new word of mouth and a trusted referral source for new customers.

Social Media Optimization
Reputation Monitoring
Call Tracking
Interactive Video
Live Chat Leads

Backed by names you’ve known and trusted for over 140 years

HNE Digital is the digital division of Home News Enterprises, a family-owned media company with properties located throughout Indiana.  Home News Enterprises publishes five newspapers with a combined circulation of nearly 55,000. We also publish magazines, free newspapers and shoppers, along with operating a commercial printing company.

In each community and region we serve, Home News Enterprises is committed to being the most trusted and comprehensive source of information and largest community marketplace. We do this through producing products that inform, compel, engage, entertain and create forums for debate and interactive thought for our customers. These products, in turn, create marketplaces that bring buyers and sellers together.

Our services

Responsive Website Design

Create the best user experience on all devices
Say goodbye to spending money on multiple website updates. This cutting-edge technology provides one website for your business that adjusts to the size and resolution for every device – automatically! Get all the features you need on one platform and easy-to-use content management system. Now you can save time and money that can be put back into your business. It’s just that easy!

Mobile Website Design

Customers should be able to find you from anywhere
Today, more local customers are searching for your business with their smartphones. Are you losing customers who are searching for your business while they’re on the go? Give customers anywhere access to your website while generating more business for you.

Logo Creation

Make a strong impression
Help your business become more credible and visible to potential customers with professional Logo Creation. Convey your company’s message with a graphical element. Brand recognition is essential to your company’s success. Create consistent branding across all platforms and stand out from your competitors with a unique logo design.


Manage your store from anywhere
Build, manage, and grow your online business with E-Commerce. With the ability to reach customers 24/7, you can expand your geographic reach, drive website traffic, gain more potential customers, and eliminate missed revenue opportunities to boost your bottom line!

Hosted E-Mail

Keep communication flowing
E-Mail is no longer just nice to have. It’s critical to doing business. Don’t use a generic email account. HNE Digital Hosted E-Mail is a first class private, ad-free, scalable solution that offers all the features you would expect at a price you wouldn’t.

Search Engine Optimization

Shine brighter than your competitors
When customers search online, are they finding you or your competitors? If search engines don’t know you exist, you are invisible. Ranking higher in search results helps customers find you, driving more customers to your website. Build upon your organic search ranking today to generate more business tomorrow.

List Optimization

Get listed. Get found. Get customers.
Are you losing customers due to incorrect contact info? If a customer cannot reach you, you have just lost out on a potential sale. Get more customers by increasing your online credibility. Maintain up-to-date, consistent and visible business information across top search engines and directories.

Search Engine Marketing

Shine in the right places
Go from outdated to updated – search engines are the new yellowpages. Search engine marketing drives the right customers to your business and turns searches into revenue. Market your business to the people looking for local products or services like yours.

Add a Landing Page to maximize your conversions – a standalone web page specifically designed to promote your message or offer.

OnTarget Display Advertising

Shine a spotlight on your business
Display advertising helps place your business in front of consumers where they spend more and more of their time: the web. Targeting by zip code, audience and interest will ensure you get the most bang for your buck.

Add a Landing Page to maximize your conversions – a standalone web page specifically designed to promote your message or offer.

Retargeting Ads

Regain lost customers
Don’t miss out on lost business. Today’s customers take time to research and reflect before making a purchasing decision. Now you can keep in touch and stay relevant to customers throughout their buying decision. Plus, increase return visits to your website.

Direct Email

Reach the right people at the right time
Direct Email lets us build your email marketing campaigns and expand your customer base! By using your must current data, we ensure your campaigns reach active and high-quality leads. Whether you are running a promotion or announcing new products, Direct Email will help to micro-target your audience and provide you with real-time email metrics.

Social Media Optimization

How many places do you shine?
Social media is the new word-of-mouth. It’s no coincidence that businesses who engage their customers via social media grow faster than those who don’t. Now it’s easy to keep your loyal customers updated and gain new ones.

Reputation Monitoring

Know what your customers are saying about you
Don’t let bad reviews shut you down. Everyone has an opinion and the Internet provides the megaphone. With 70% of consumers trusting online reviews, you can’t afford to ignore what’s being said online. Monitoring and addressing your online reputation has never been easier.

Call Tracking

Bring your business out of the shadows
How do you know your marketing strategy is working? Today, more than ever, phone calls are still one of the best sources of quality leads for your business. Now you can finally shed light on what leads you gain from advertising campaigns on and off line.

Interactive Video

Make the most out of a minute
Interactive Videos are the easiest way to make an impression in a short amount of time, effectively marketing your services. Engage your customers with customized, interactive content for maximum optimization and conversions.

Our 30-60 second professionally edited video includes a script and voice over, music, on screen text to support messaging and advanced transitions between images.

Live Chat Leads

Make website visits matter more
Live Chat Leads means your business never has to close its doors! Let us deliver 24/7 instant gratification to web visitors by connecting them to a live person with no wait times. By offering real time convenience, you can engage more visitors online, off the phone, and easily convert them into leads. Live Chat offers immediate ROI!

BrandVoice Sponsored Content

Your message - our audience

Sponsored content, featured on the home page of our websites (The Republic, Daily Journal, The Tribune, Daily Reporter) providing you access to HNE Media’s engaged audience. It’s cross platform – desktop, tablet and mobile, so your message is always present wherever the audience is. It’s engaging, compelling and socially shareable content that focuses on the message and the user.

Contact Us


  • The Republic
    333 Second Street, Columbus, IN 47201
  • The Tribune
    100 St. Louis Ave, Seymour, IN 47274
  • Daily Journal
    30 S. Water Street, Franklin, IN 46131
  • Daily Reporter
    22 W. New Road, Greenfield, IN 46140
  • BC Democrat
    147 E. Main Street, Nashville, IN 47448
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