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Understand your audience for better monetization

Publishers have begun to realize that “traditional” digital content monetization approaches are under pressure. This is due to various economic, social and technological factors within and outside the publishing industry. Therefore, the key to successfully monetize their content is to experiment with different models and constantly evolve. One way or another – new differentiated approaches[…]

‘The new smartphone optimised newspaper of Het Nieuwsblad is addictive’

Het Nieuwsblad has launched a new smartphone optimized version of its daily newspaper. It is the second publisher to go live with the NextGen Phone technology of Twipe. This new newspaper format is available for the 16 regional editions, with no extra workload for the editorial team. The implementation, from start to finish, took only[…]

Twipe Launches Twipe. Editor.

The Twipe. Editor. allows you to create stunning HTML5 publications, fully optimized for all mobile devices. You don’t have to worry about the differences between all mobile devices and platforms. By using the smart NextGen templates, every page has to be created only once. It is automatically optimized for all mobile devices, without additional work from the editorial[…]

Twipe Releases the First Smartphone-Optimized Newspaper App

Het Belang van Limburg (HBVL) launches today its new smartphone optimized newspaper on the Twipe NextGen platform Twipe is proud to announce today the release of NextGen.Phone, the first newspaper app fully optimized for the smartphone. “I am really proud that today our newspaper takes the lead in what I believe to be the future[…]

US Newspaper publishers prefer HTML5 over native app development

It looks like HTML5 is quickly gaining ground in the US Publishing industry. A recent survey by Alliance for  Audited Media of 210  companies in North  America found that US Newspaper publishers prefer HTML5 web app technology over native app development. Source: Newspaper & Technology Spring Edition, Alliance for Audited Media  (AAM) 2012 Digital Publishing Survey  conducted by Roslow[…]

Regional newspapers Gazet Van Antwerpen and Belang van Limburg now also available in a new iPad app

As of this week, Concentra’s two main newspapers ‘Het Belang van Limburg’ (HBVL) and ‘Gazet van Antwerpen’ (GVA) are also available on iPad. Both iPad apps have been developed by Twipe. The iPad apps offer a replica Newspaper reading experience, which has been enhanced by the introduction of a number of new and unique features:

  • Template based headline teasers
  • User profiling for hyperregional content delivery
  • Article textview in newspaper layout

The daily newspapers are available to the print subscribers, to iTunes subscribers and through in-app purchase.

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Publishers can finally sell digital subscriptions on Android devices

Since last week, publishers and other app developers can sell subscriptions with recurring payments through their Android apps. For the past year Android developers could conduct one-time transactions, such as single-issue sales, through in-app purchases. But only now can Android users authorize automatic monthly or annual payments for a subscription. Apple has offered in-app subscriptions on iOS[…]

Last call for alcohol – Twipe's Belgium Beer Tasting at Digital Media Europe 2012

Next week, 16-18th April, Twipe will be participating to the Digital Media Europe 2012 (WAN IFRA) in London. On Monday 16th April, Twipe organizes a Belgian Beer Tasting event from 18h-20h. The tasting will be held at Belgo Centraal, a paradise for Belgium beer lovers.  An excellent opportunity to network with other participants in a[…]