Who are ePaper readers? A case study from Germany

This week a new report on the state of ePaper readership in Germany was released by Die Zeitungen. German-speakers can find the full report here. To bring this information to a wider audience, we have translated the findings into English for our Future of News community. Join us as we explore five key findings on[…]

5 lessons from the launch of The Telegraph’s new digital edition app

This week we welcomed nearly 200 publishers from 27 different countries for the latest webinar in our Future of News series. Mathias Douchet, Director of Product at The Telegraph, was the special guest speaker. He shared the three key pillars of their strategy: Journalism: the key thing The Telegraph has been doing for over 160[…]

How digital editions are helping to create reader habits

This week we hosted more than 200 publishers for a webinar on habit-forming news products (Missed it? Sign up to hear about the next webinar). While we focused on habit-forming news products in general, many of the attendees had questions on using digital editions in their habit-formation strategies. In a poll of webinar attendees, 58.8%[…]

Why digital editions are growing even in today’s world of breaking news

Just this week, European media organisations reported some very impressive figures on their ePaper products. In France, while there has been a 3.6% decline in print circulation last year, there has been a growth of 24.8% for digital editions. Similarly in Germany, the ePaper circulation has increased by 14.1% in Q1 2020 versus the previous[…]

Edition-based publishing: How to bring a successful model into the digital age

In the past few years we have witnessed a return to edition-based publishing in the industry, whether it be through reinvesting in existing digital editions, getting out of the breaking news game all together (like The Times and The Sunday Times), or through creating new digital-only editions. The power of an edition has endured at[…]

2020 – The Year of the Edition

Last week, the Reuters Institute called for the “revival of editions” in 2020. In our recent conversations with publishers, we have also started to see signs of a shift towards reinvesting in edition products. That’s why we believe 2020 will be the year of the edition. Understanding what exactly an edition is in the digital[…]

The biggest mistakes to avoid with your ePaper

In our discussions with publishers, we often notice higher standards applied to websites than ePapers. This is intriguing, knowing the level of reader engagement of the latter, and seeing steady yearly growth of ePapers in the past eight years. Publishers often tell us their ePaper readers are their most engaged and loyal readers, and on[…]

What exactly is a newspaper edition in today’s digital age?

In our conversations at Twipe, many people ask us what actually are editions? So with this article, we want to answer this. Defining the edition concept was simple in yesterday’s print world; the newspaper edition was the printed product that landed on your doorstep every morning. However, defining what an edition is in today’s digital[…]

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