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Will Blendle or Medium become the Netflix of paid news?

Interesting and challenging analysis from Esther Kezia Harding about the possible flaws in subscription models of newspapers. Will Blendle or Medium.com be able to become the Netflix of paid content? Or will newspapers themselves be able to keep strong subscription footholds in the digital age? According to a poll done by The Media Briefing, most people[…]

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The forces behind the New York Times record quarter in new digital subscriptions

Last week, discussing its quarterly earnings, the New York Times reported spectacular growth for paying readers: 276,000 net new digital subscribers for the last three months of the year. “The single best quarter since 2011, the year the pay model launched”, according to the company.  The Times now has 1.6 million digital subs who brought[…]

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6 common factors in the strategy of successful European publishers

The Media Briefing released a report last week containing 15 Case Studies of European publishers who have successfully implemented paid content strategies. We did a careful analysis of the report and identified the 6 common factors that industry leaders such as BILD, The Economist, De Correspondent, SüdDeutsche Zeitung, The Times or Le Monde counted on when building[…]

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Direct reader revenues on top of newspapers’ strategies in 2017

In its annual predictions report, The Reuters Institute summarises the views and strategies of 143 key decision makers at newspapers publishers across 24 countries. We have selected 5 important takeaways for decision makers aiming at monetising their premium content offering. We are very happy to see that at Twipe we are actively developing technology solutions that[…]

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What Facebook wants to see happen for Advertising this year

A lot of new developments at Facebook coming up in the next weeks have been announced. Ads rolling in videos, more localized ads and services, better personalization of ads, to only name a few. Andrew Bosworth, Head of Advertising at Facebook, has recently pointed out what he wants to see and what is on their roadmap for[…]

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What is ahead in the media landscape for 2017?

It’s the new year. Time to follow through with your resolutions. Elizabeth Grace Saunders, time management coach, tells us to stop setting goals you don’t care about. It’s important to tone down and follow wu wei – strategic non-action. We know predictions are hard. So we selected for you expert opinions on 7 trends and topics[…]

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2016 … What a year it has been!

Click to read As we are wrapping up our presents and the year, we want to look back on 2016 full of discoveries and new learnings. We worked hard all year to create stunning publications for our customers. On our publishing platform we added many new features that increase the visibility of the bundle (PromoSpot) and the comfort of automatic downloading. By migrating to[…]

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Reasons why your ePaper should be part of your 2017 strategy

2016 is almost over – some might say finally – so we are looking over the horizon into next year and what publishers should include in their strategic planning of 2017. We were gathering our experience and knowledge and want to share reasons why your ePaper should be part of your 2017 digital strategy. 1.[…]