7 Tips for Publishers to Build Quality Experiences

A quality experience is something every publisher wants to offer their audience. Yet, there isn't a playbook on exactly how to do it. There are many variables in what makes for a quality experience, but ultimately it’s the readers/users themselves that decide. Still, there are creative ideas that have been shared with us in recent months that publishers should think about when they evaluate the experiences they offer audiences. Here are seven to consider: 1. Test Everything for Mobile What’s actually resonating with consumers on their smartphones? For one thing, content with “snappy headlines” and “tight copy,” according to Erin Weaver, director of audience development at Group Nine Media. “Know your character limits and keep all experiences mobile-friendly.” This means limiting big walls of text to 1-2 sentences per paragraph, keeping ad units non-invasive and ensuring that all video includes clearly legible captions for muted viewing. 2. Build Micro-communities Community has become somewhat of a buzzword in publishing over the past few years, yet it does accurately describe the like-minded loyal audiences many publishers enjoy. But Lorraine Goldberg, director of social strategy at Meredith, suggests there are effective ways to engage communities within communities. Engaging these micro-communities can happen through a number of channels, from live get-togethers to Facebook groups. “They may not bring scale, but you may reach people with a greater retention rate,”... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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