What we can learn from the push to membership

In recent years, we’ve been hearing more and more about membership programs for media. One of the most well-known examples is The Guardian; with the recent announcement they had recorded their first operational profit in many years, it’s a good chance to check back in on the world of media memberships. With all the work[…]

How publishers are building habit with short-run newsletters

The importance of newsletters in today’s media landscape comes as no surprise. French financial newspaper Les Echos found that readers who reached the website via email are more loyal than those who come via social media or search, while The New Yorker found that the top sign a reader will become a paid subscriber is if they are a newsletter[…]

What American media can learn from Europe

While the US is home to Silicon Valley and a host of innovative startups, there’s one area that hasn’t caught up with Europe. American news media lacks strong, resilient technology to support the switch to subscriptions. With research from Reuters finding that 52% of media executives will focus on reader revenues this year, European news media is[…]

5 Case Studies to Inspire Your Retention Strategy

With more and more publishers focusing on reader revenue strategies, acquisition has become a major topic in the industry. However it’s retention that’s the real key to profitability. That’s why it’s surprising to see that 59% of publishers spend less on engagement than they do on acquisition. We’ve gathered five innovative case studies to inspire your[…]

5 best practices for conversion

With 52% of publishers focusing on subscriptions as their main revenue source this year, the need to better convert subscribers is continuing to grow. This week we’ve gathered the top research into subscription conversion for publishers to make sure they’re not missing any of the best practices. Research from the Center for Media Engagement suggests[…]

Who are edition readers?

At Twipe, we have long been believers in the power of editions. On our own platform, we see steady yearly growth on editions and that edition readers are more loyal and engaged for longer than other readers. The most common form of edition in the digital age today is the ePaper. This is something that[…]

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