A look at digital newspaper’s profit margins

The trends in the publishing industry have remained largely unchanged over the past few years. They can be summed up like this: -Print output is stagnating or declining: from 2015 to 2016 it slowed by 4.5% in the UK, 3.5% in France, and 2% in Germany -Ad revenue is getting lower: print ad income in[…]

Ouest-France chooses Twipe for launch of digital-only evening newspaper

Ouest-France launches today at 18h “L’Edition du Soir”, the first digital-only newspaper publication in France. “L’Edition du Soir” appears initially on a weekly basis at 18h. It brings the news of the day, background stories, interviews, pictures and video in an easy-to-consume and very visual format. “L’Edition du Soir” is developed with the Twipe NextGen Digital[…]

How to create a compelling digital-only evening edition – case study dS Avond

On the World Publishing Expo of WAN IFRA in Berlin, Karel Verhoeven, Editor-in-chief of De Standaard, looked back at the key results of the launch of dS Avond. The topic of his presentation was: “How to create a compelling digital-only evening edition?”. You can find his presentation here: How to create a compelling digital-only evening[…]

Tablet & smartphone reading of newspapers continues to grow rapidly

The study ‘One’ performed by the French ‘Audipresse’ and the Dutch ‘Media Standard Survey’ performed by the ‘MSS-partners’ shows reading newspapers on digital platforms continues to grow rapidly. According to the French study 42% of the French newspaper-readers read a digital version of the newspaper. From this number 27% of the digital newspapers are consumed using[…]

Established newspaper brands are the leading news sources on smartphones and tablets in the US

Most digital news consumers now get information from Web-native sources like The Huffington Post, but they turn to “established” news outlets like the New York Times, CNN or Fox News for big events and mobile news, according to new research. That is one finding from a national survey commissioned by The New York Times that examines[…]

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[…]

"What happens in the U.S. publishing landscape will happen here — we just don’t know how quickly"

Niemandlab talked to the Europeans and Brits and the conversations parallel those in the States: shrinking print circulation; declining classifieds; print ad revenues dropping steadily. “What happens in the U.S. will happen here — we just don’t know how quickly,”

They looked at three European news companies taking the lead in developing new business models to maintain and increase revenues.


De Standaard HD on iPad: 1 month results

Delight your Readers with an iPad Optimised Newspaper. 1 month after the launch of the new iPad app of De Standaard, Corelio and Twipe hand out the first results. The iPad optimised newspaper is generally very well achieved by its end-users. The app generated a stunning 46% increase in paid downloads! The positive user feedback makes De[…]