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[…]

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[…]

3 rules for a successful digital news product strategy

As we get closer to the end of the year, we know more and more publishers are planning their strategies for 2019. For many, this means a renewed focus on their digital products. As inspiration, we have three rules for a successful digital news product strategy. #1: Develop around your audience One of the key[…]

Why editions are still thriving in the digital age

At Twipe we have long been believers in the power of editions, and we believe edition-based publishing should be core to the strategy of every newspaper publisher. Recently we’ve noticed a sea change, with many new publishers pivoting to edition strategies–whether that be by creating entirely new digital editions or by investing more in their existing digital[…]

Newspapers succeeding by returning to edition-based publishing

After years of looking to the future for what will ‘save journalism’, including digital kiosks, pivots to video, and social media, it’s something a bit more old-school that is helping newspapers succeed in today’s digital world: a return to edition-based publishing. More and more publishers are finding that creating packaged publications with a beginning and an[…]

4 guiding principles for your push notification strategy

One of the key ways to grow your ePaper is to send a daily push notification to readers. Urban Airship found that publishers sending at least one notification every day have app retention rates more than twice as high as those for publishers that don’t. Twipe’s own research has found that engaging with your readers in[…]

Trends in Digital Publishing Winter Edition

Out now, the latest edition of Trends in Digital Publishing has all the top stories, plus best practices from industry leaders and the newest developments at Twipe, including: Twipe CEO Danny Lein on the ‘artificial bubble‘ Digital transformation expert Steffen Damborg on artificial intelligence and reader engagement State of Digital Publishing founder Vahe Arabian on[…]

German ePaper growth

For our German-speaking friends, Die Zeitungen recently released a few fascinating results, which we recommend you read. For the non-German speakers, here are the highlights: ePaper sales in Germany have grown by 27%  Digital ads have the same impact as print ads Ads have more of an effect on people who read a newspaper in both[…]

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