Atlas Obscura’s David Plotz on building distinctive media brands in the age of platforms

David Plotz is a digital media veteran, dating back to when he joined Slate in 1996. Now the CEO of Atlas Obscura, Plotz is focused on building a differentiated media brand around the idea that everyone's an explorer of the world. That's harder than ever in the world of platforms, Plotz explained on this week's episode of the Digiday Podcast. "When Facebook is the primary content delivery system, are you going to be able to thrive as a distinctive publisher," he said. The post Atlas Obscura’s David Plotz on building distinctive media brands in the age of platforms appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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Sprayground’s David Ben-David on how to build a backpack brand

It’s not uncommon for lines out the door of stores on Fairfax Avenue on any given day, but kids asking for autographs from the founder of what is, for all intents and purposes, a backpack company? That’s got to say something. As Sprayground founder and creative director David Ben-David strode up... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Nielsen Children's Book Summit: YouTube, Discoverability, All Ages Content, and Brands as Platforms

YouTube is the content king, discoverability remains kids' publishing's white whale, top brands are so ubiquitous that they are morphing into de facto platforms, and other takeaways from the 2016 Nielsen Children's Book Summit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Why Forbes sees a platform approach building its brand, not diluting it

For a 97-year-old magazine publisher, Forbes is no shrinking violet. CEO and president Mike Perlis on why the critics have got it wrong.The post Why Forbes sees a platform approach building its brand, not diluting it appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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On-Brand, Off-Page: Magazine Brands Aim to Build Social Communities

Both Domino and Seventeen look beyond their pages to interact with audiences. The post On-Brand, Off-Page: Magazine Brands Aim to Build Social Communities appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Mode Media raises $30 million for lifestyle media publishing platform

Lifestyle media company Mode Media raised $30 million in Series G funding on Thursday to invest in its technology platform. Hubert Burda Media led the round, according to TechCrunch. The company has raised $186 million in equity funding to date. CEO Samir Arora co-founded the Brisbane-based... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Brand safety is a social media issue - and it always will be

Our latest research confirms that the general public can tell the difference between an unsafe platform and a quality news publisher - so why can’t our industry? Continue reading at Media Week

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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How a Better Understanding of the Digital Media Supply Chain Can Give Brands a Leg Up

Chris Kane's job is to take a look at a brand's digital ad buys to see where there are overlaps that can be eliminated to improve the efficiency of the entire strategy. But in order to do that, brands have to understand exactly what they're buying through each exchange. Kane, founder and... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Wave.tv Secures $32 Million to License, Acquire Sports Media Brands

With most live sports on hold for the past several months, sports media publishers have had to stretch their imaginations to find interesting stories to show and tell. Wave.tv, a digital media company built around working with license holders to repackage archival sports, hopes to invest more in... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Opinion: How digital media can get serious about building transparency, privacy and neutrality in a post-cookie world

Google’s sunsetting of third-party cookies gives us an opportunity to shape our long-term future. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Complex’s Rich Antoniello’s recipe for media in crisis: ‘Brand plus brains plus balance sheet’

For publishing companies to survive a global crisis like the one we're in, Rich Antoniello's formula is 'brand, plus brains, plus balance sheet." He would know, having stewarded Complex through the 2008 financial crisis as CEO, the role he still holds now. But compared to that, the downturn... Continue reading at Digiday

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Challenger Brands Have More Options as Demand for Digital Content in the Tech Age Grows

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the leading cheerleader for American business owners large and small, remains hopeful that U.S. businesses will emerge from the coronavirus crisis battered and bruised, but not broken. "It's too early to determine the long-term impact on supply chains,... Continue reading at AdWeek

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PA 'strengthens platform' with new branding

The Publishers Association has unveiled a brand and website redesign, including a new logo, icon and colour scheme that have been chosen "to reflect the creativity and dynamism of the publishing industry". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Aging Media Network Serves Senior Care Professionals, But Its Business Model Is Young at Heart

[caption id="attachment_162389" align="alignright" width="270"] John Yedinak[/caption] John Yedinak, CEO of Aging Media Network, jokingly refers to himself as a college dropout who went to work with his “really smart brother,” George, to try and make his own business work. Yet the company the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Aging Media Expands Into Mental Health Industry With Sixth Vertical

Aging Media Network, the Chicago-based B2B media company specializing in the business of senior care, is kicking off 2020 with the launch of an additional online publication, Behavioral Health Business (BHB), serving the mental health and substance abuse treatment industry, the company... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Media Execs Talk New Revenue Streams and Building on Loyal Audiences at the Folio: Show

Day two of the Folio: Show opened with another panel of industry veterans sharing insights on leveraging content for revenue, moderated by Christa Carone, president of Group Nine Media.  Eric Schurenberg, CEO of Mansueto Ventures, the parent company of Inc. and Fast Company, shared intel on how... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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The 2019 Publishing Hot List: The Print and Digital Media Brands Paving a Way to Profitability

Media is dying? Don't tell that to the winners of this year's Publishing Hot List. Whether legacy media outlets or digital upstarts, these publishers are creating groundbreaking work, finding new revenue streams and otherwise nimbly adapting to an unstable landscape. Even as the president... Continue reading at AdWeek

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MediaMath launches new platform to 'clean up' digital media supply chain

Partners on the initiative include the Rubicon Project, Telaria, Acoustic, Akamai, Business Insider, Crackle Plus, Havas Media, IBM Watson, Inscape/Vizio, IRIS.TV, News Corp, Octopus Interactive, Oracle Data Cloud, Publishers Clearing House and White Ops. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Literature prize founder David Cohen dies, aged 89

Dr David Cohen, founder of the eponymous £40,000 literature prize, has died aged 89. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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