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Publishers see hike in their subscriptions

Posted by Joanna Swan on Mar 28, 2017 2:00:41 PM

Subscriptions are on the up across the industry with many publishers seeing a huge improvement in numbers compared to last year figures.

Newspapers such as The Times and The Spectator have seen subscriptions rise 200 percent and 100 percent over the past 12 months respectively, according to Digiday.

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Topics: Blog, digital publishing, media, News, newspaper, publishing, subcription, Subscription

How predictable is the media industry?

Posted by Candice Land on Mar 13, 2017 11:06:10 AM

Not that predictable at all it would seem. A heavy reliance is based on the explosion of current affairs - and they can not be tamed.

The New Yorker put its site behind a metered paywall in November 2014. The expectation was that traffic would go down, and not much thought was given to subscription results. As it would happen, traffic went up by 30 percent within a few months and subscriptions grew 85 percent year on year.

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Topics: Blog, Comment, current affairs, media, social media, Social Media, Subscription, Technology, technology

What are the top challenges facing membership organisations?

Posted by Tim Jenkins on Apr 8, 2016 10:37:09 AM

Insights from Harnessing the Web 2016 Research Summary Report

This week’s Memberwise event for the launch of the Research Report – Harnessing the Web to Drive Membership Value and Growth provided an excellent insight into the topics, trends and challenges facing membership/association professionals.

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Topics: apps, Blog, content, digital, digital publishing, engagement, General, media, member first, Membership, millennials, personalisation, publishing, social media, technology

What are the three most critical challenges facing magazines & digital publishing?

Posted by Esther Kezia Harding on Nov 18, 2015 8:52:31 AM

This year has brought monumental changes to the magazine and digital publishing industry, and we often work with publishers who are facing a variety of challenges.

Each publisher is different, but there are some issues that are facing almost all publishers. From a digital perspective, the following three points encapsulate the critical challenges facing magazine and digital publishing today:

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Topics: android, app, Blog, Comment, creative, design, digital, digital publishing, ebook, editing, future, HTML, interactive, invention, ios, ipad, journal, magazine, media, newspaper, online, page lizard, pdf, publications, publishing, tablets, technology

'This is the golden age of publishing' - an evening with Bo Sacks

Posted by Esther Kezia Harding on Aug 26, 2015 2:42:35 PM

Yesterday evening, a group of some of the most influential people in UK publishing braved the temperamental British weather to discuss the publishing industry with Bo Sacks; a publishing and media guru from America.

Bo Sacks has been in publishing since 1970, and lays claim to authoring the longest-running e-newsletter in the world: "Heard on the Web: Media Intelligence". This daily newsletter covers the good, bad and ugly news about the industry, with detailed commentary on statistics and insightful opinion pieces from around the publishing world.

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Topics: advertising, Blog, Bo Sacks, Buzzfeed, digital publishing, Event, events, future, industry, Innovation, magazine, media, publishing, social media, twitter

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