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July 22, 2017

Become A What’sUpNewp Member

 

WHY BECOME A WHAT’SUPNEWP MEMBER?

  • YOU VALUE LOCAL JOURNALISM. In a world full of fake news, you care about the real thing. You know that change happens one person – and one story – at a time. After 11,000 stories, we’ve earned your trust.

 

  • YOU BELIEVE IN A BETTER NEWPORT. Like us, you choose to be here. You’re invested in this community and done listening to how bad things are

 

  • YOU LIKE THAT WE’RE A LITTLE DIFFERENT. You understand that the local news business needs an injection of fun and creativity to go along with time-honored values.

 

  • YOU WANT TO BE HEARD. Our member meetups and op-eds are places where discussions happen and stories are heard. We’re on a mission to see Newport County realize its full potential, and we can’t do it alone.

 

  • YOU HAVE SEEN THE IMPACT. Our work has inspired action and we have a deep commitment to cultural life. With contributors that seem to be everywhere, we have made an undeniable impact on Newport.

 

  • WE’RE AFFORDABLE. Seriously, it starts at five bucks a month. You can do this.

 

SIGN UP NOW BELOW

BENEFITS

Note: Contributions to What’sUpNewp are not deductible as charitable donations.

Starter: $5 a month or $60 per year

Delivering worthwhile local news and reporting is truly a community-wide effort. It takes a dedicated staff and a loyal readership working together to make it happen. Your membership says you believe that supporting independent local news means a better community for all of us. Plus, you get some cool stuff.

    • Unlimited access to all What’sUpNewp content.
    • Newsletter delivered right to your inbox.
    • Submit news, announcements, add to our events calendar, and more.
    • You’ll have access to a private What’sUpNewp Community Forum Facebook Group, exclusive to What’sUpNewp members.
    • You’ll be able to access special deals and discounts, both big and small businesses approach us with exclusive offers that we pass along to members via private email.
    • You’ll be included in our member listing (optional). We’ve created a page that displays our members and their member number. It’s like buying a brick at a stadium, but not quite as cool.
    • You’ll be invited to affiliate member meet-ups. These are casual meetups (think a happy hour) in which we can nerd out about Newport news and our team can get your feedback on what we can do better to serve you.
    • Other surprises. We’re always looking for ways to surprise and delight our members.

 

Supporter: $10 a month or $120 a year

All the benefits of our Starter membership, and then some.

  • Unlimited access to all What’sUpNewp content.
  • Newsletter delivered right to your inbox.
  • Submit news, announcements, add to our events calendar, and more.
  • You’ll have access to a private What’sUpNewp Community Forum Facebook Group, exclusive to What’sUpNewp members.
  • You’ll be able to access special deals and discounts, both big and small businesses approach us with exclusive offers that we pass along to members via private email.
  • You’ll be included in our member listing (optional). We’ve created a page that displays our members and their member number. It’s like buying a brick at a stadium, but not quite as cool.
  • You’ll be invited to affiliate member meet-ups. These are casual meetups (think a happy hour) in which we can nerd out about Newport news and our team can get your feedback on what we can do better to serve you.
  • Other surprises. We’re always looking for ways to surprise and delight our members.

 

  • You’ll receive our exclusive monthly newsletter, containing in-depth articles, from lifestyle to community issues.
  • You’ll be invited to at least one or more events open exclusively to our $10 a month and above supporters.
  • Each month, we’ll send an email asking them your opinion on a hot Newport topic. Members will weigh in and we’ll publish interesting members’ thoughts.

 

Pillar: $25 a month or $300 a year

Get all the benefits of our Starter & Supporter memberships, plus this level allows you to direct marketing support to your favorite 501c3 non-profit organizations.

  • Unlimited access to all What’sUpNewp content.
  • Newsletter delivered right to your inbox.
  • Submit news, announcements, add to our events calendar, and more.
  • You’ll have access to a private What’sUpNewp Community Forum Facebook Group, exclusive to What’sUpNewp members.
  • You’ll be able to access special deals and discounts, both big and small businesses approach us with exclusive offers that we pass along to members via private email.
  • You’ll be included in our member listing (optional). We’ve created a page that displays our members and their member number. It’s like buying a brick at a stadium, but not quite as cool.
  • You’ll be invited to affiliate member meet-ups. These are casual meetups (think a happy hour) in which we can nerd out about Newport news and our team can get your feedback on what we can do better to serve you.
  • Other surprises. We’re always looking for ways to surprise and delight our members.

 

  • You’ll be invited to attend quarterly events open exclusively to our top-level supporters.
  • With each renewal of this membership, we will contribute an advertising credit of $150.00 for your favorite non-profit that may be used to further the mission of that group. 

 

$50 per month ($600 a year) business membership provides…

  • Unlimited access to all What’sUpNewp content.
  • Newsletter delivered right to your inbox.
  • Submit news, announcements, add to our events calendar, and more.
  • You’ll have access to a private What’sUpNewp Community Forum Facebook Group, exclusive to What’sUpNewp members.
  • You’ll be able to access special deals and discounts, both big and small businesses approach us with exclusive offers that we pass along to members via private email.
  • You’ll be included in our member listing (optional). We’ve created a page that displays our members and their member number. It’s like buying a brick at a stadium, but not quite as cool.
  • You’ll be invited to affiliate member meet-ups. These are casual meetups (think a happy hour) in which we can nerd out about Newport news and our team can get your feedback on what we can do better to serve you.
  • Other surprises. We’re always looking for ways to surprise and delight our members.

 

  • Plus invitations to quarterly business networking events.
  • With each renewal of this membership, we will contribute an advertising credit of $300.00 for your favorite non-profit that may be used to further the mission of that group. 

 

$100 per month ($1,200 a year) business membership receives…

  • Unlimited access to all What’sUpNewp content.
  • Newsletter delivered right to your inbox.
  • Submit news, announcements, add to our events calendar, and more.
  • You’ll have access to a private What’sUpNewp Community Forum Facebook Group, exclusive to What’sUpNewp members.
  • You’ll be able to access special deals and discounts, both big and small businesses approach us with exclusive offers that we pass along to members via private email.
  • You’ll be included in our member listing (optional). We’ve created a page that displays our members and their member number. It’s like buying a brick at a stadium, but not quite as cool.
  • You’ll be invited to affiliate member meet-ups. These are casual meetups (think a happy hour) in which we can nerd out about Newport news and our team can get your feedback on what we can do better to serve you.
  • Other surprises. We’re always looking for ways to surprise and delight our members.

 

  • Four sponsored stories on www.whatsupnewp.com .
  • A seat on our business advisory council, helping us create significant events for the business community and helping us shape our business coverage.
  • With each renewal of this membership, we will contribute an advertising credit of $600.00 for your favorite non-profit that may be used to further the mission of that group. 

 

Have a different idea for membership, support or sponsorship? E-mail Ryan@whatsupnewp.com

Just want to make a one-time donation (in any amount) to What’sUpNewp? You can do that HERE.

Want to support us by check instead of a credit card?  You can make checks out to “What’sUpNewp, LLC” and mail it to; What’sUpNewp 416 Spring Street Newport, RI 02840.

Thank you for helping us grow so rapidly and for establishing What’sUpNewp as the go-to source for fresh, trusted local news.

Note: Contributions to What’sUpNewp are not deductible as charitable donations