Lead Generation

Your Events Are Canceled. Now What?
June 15, 2020 at 9:38 am

The COVID disruption continues to be a reality, and we don’t have a timeline for when things will return to normal. So, where does that leave B2B publishers who generate a meaningful portion of their revenue from events? Let's explore how publishers are adapting to protect their business model from future disruptions.

Publishers Can Do Good by Doing Well: Collect Emails as You Drop Paywalls
March 30, 2020 at 11:37 am

We are in the midst of a national crisis, and once again, as crisis hits, the American public and its advertisers remember the service that true journalism plays in our society. Attention and eyeballs go to the legitimate publishers who have invested so much in talent and infrastructure that allows them to do original and…

ABM Is Just Good Marketing
August 16, 2019 at 8:00 am

ABM is quickly becoming a staple of modern B2B revenue teams because it's a simple idea that works. B2B sellers concentrate sales and marketing resources on a clearly defined set of target accounts and execute personalized campaigns designed to resonate with each account. The principles aren’t revolutionary, but scaling can be a bit tricky.

Company Data Opens the Door to Data Business Success
July 23, 2019 at 10:33 pm

The hype around creating data businesses is at an all-time high in the B2B media sector. With display ad revenue falling off a cliff and lead-gen business models becoming more challenged, there is a clear focus to diversify digital revenue further, and data models are a clear player in that picture. But, as I talk…

B2B Media Is Leading with First-Party Data – and Unlocking New Revenue
May 28, 2019 at 2:58 pm

For the longest time I resisted calling website visitors anything but readers. After decades as an editor and publisher, I pushed back on calling them “users.” I still don’t like the sound of it, but resistance is futile. Individuals you have a relationship with – be they core customers, newsletter subscribers, or occasional visitors –…

‘Hard to Back Out’: Publishers Grow Frustrated by the Lack of Revenue From Apple News
February 25, 2019 at 1:17 pm

Last year, Apple News brimmed with promise for publishers, offering an engaged, high-quality audience that seemed to do nothing but grow. Ad revenue wasn’t great, but at the start of 2018, most publishers assumed that would come around. One year later, most publishers are still waiting. Monetization on Apple News remains a slog, according to seven…