This January, former Snap Inc. exec Kristen O'Hara joined Hearst Magazines as senior vice president and chief business officer. We caught up with O'Hara to learn about her top priorities in the newly created role.
Last year saw what seemed like endless consolidation, layoffs, and closures in the publishing space, and this year is poised to be no different. 2019 ended with Family Circle issuing its last edition and, while 2020 has brought some magazine launches, we’ve also seen McClatchy's file for bankruptcy and the layoff of the entire Men’s…
There’s a bit of growing confusion and buzz in the martech space around the topic of identity resolution.
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants the United States government more involved in protecting digital privacy, and she wants to create a new federal agency to do it. Gillibrand (D-NY) proposed legislation Thursday to create a Data Protection Agency at the federal level. In an outline of her proposal, published on the official Senate Medium account, Gillibrand…
"Content is still king, but data is going to make you rich," says Ronda Hughes, a B2B media veteran who has led audience data strategy at companies including EnsembleIQ and UBM Americas. The caveat: “Every team within your organization has to buy in to the importance of data collection, audience segmentation, quality over quantity, and a content strategy that drives engagement."
Adopting a data-first sales strategy requires support from every department in your organization
Increasingly, publishers must personalize to thrive — a mission that can be at odds with new privacy mandates.
Disclosure: I’m not a fortune-teller nor do I have a crystal ball. What I’ll offer is my 22 years’ experience on the publisher side, as well as on the martech and ad tech side. Here goes. If you haven’t been following recent news, there’s a new marketing push in big media to unite audience data…
Data protection laws and privacy-minded browser updates are forcing publishers to rethink their digital business strategies. At Publishing Executive’s FUSE Media Summit in November, media execs from Northstar Travel Group, Annex Business Media, and Granite Media discussed how their organizations are adapting for success.
Publishers and advertisers can benefit the most from Google doing away with third-party cookies — if they work it right.