Today In Publishing

Digital Publishers Need a Revenue Revolution
December 9, 2019 at 8:30 am

Digital publishers today face an unprecedented challenge. While U.S. digital advertising revenue is forecast to generate more than $116 billion by 2021, publishers aren’t seeing their fair share of that revenue. Ad revenue is being cannibalized by everything from ad blockers to walled gardens and user-generated content platforms, and the media landscape is increasingly fragmented across devices, channels,…

How Hearst Magazines Leverages Its Scale and Innovation to Drive Consumer Value
December 5, 2019 at 4:43 pm

In his keynote at FUSE Media 2019, Sheel Shah, VP of strategic partnerships and consumer products at Hearst Magazines, addressed how platforms disrupted the traditional media model – and how Hearst is using the reach of platforms to extract audience insights for consumer product development.

4 Key Criteria for Selecting a Business Intelligence Solution
December 2, 2019 at 4:25 pm

In the process of selecting a business intelligence solution, publishers need to achieve a balance across multiple criteria rather than looking at just a single factor (e.g. cost). Here's a list of criteria that are key to assess before even considering pricing.

The 2019 FUSE Media Summit Technology Award Winners
December 4, 2019 at 10:28 am

We asked digital publishing executives to vote for the top technology vendors they encountered at FUSE Media 2019. Check out the "Best Boardroom Case Studies," the "Startup Derby Winner," and one "Company to Watch." Plus, learn how these vendors are specifically helping publishers.

New Year, New Law: How Publishers Can Prepare for CCPA
December 3, 2019 at 11:08 am

On Jan. 1, publishers will wake up with more than a champagne-induced headache and an unachievable New Year’s resolution – they will have an additional data privacy law to comply with in the form of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). With the regulation still being finalized, and some ambiguous provisions open to interpretation, many…

Field & Stream Packages Existing Content into Seasonal Venison Newsletter
November 26, 2019 at 3:20 pm

In the great shift to consumer revenue, publishers are experimenting with newsletter products that provide content and services specific to reader interests. Keeping with this trend, outdoor publication Field & Stream launched a seasonal newsletter called The Venison Course, which delivers venison recipes and kitchen gear recommendations to subscribers at the peak of deer-hunting season.

Confusing Value Proposition with Incentive Is Bad — Here’s Why
December 2, 2019 at 8:03 am

Sometimes, I envy scientists. Their words have meaning. Oxygen is oxygen is oxygen. One biologist doesn’t use it one way, while a chemist uses it in a different way. In the marketing industry, we’re not so lucky. Many marketers and writers latch onto an industry buzzword, and all of a sudden everything is AI and…

5 WordPress Trends Publishers Should Keep in Mind for 2020
November 25, 2019 at 11:19 am

2020 is just around the corner. After a roller-coaster year of dynamic shifts in social networks and shaky new Google SEO updates, it’s time to take a short break to focus on what the new year will bring to the publishing landscape. While the latest moves in technology are still revolutionizing the space on a…