Challenge Board Confessions: Publishers get real about platform challenges

Being a publisher today is hard work. On Day Two of the Digiday Publishing Summit, we granted publishers anonymity to share their biggest challenges. Publishers see big opportunity to reach new audiences on social media. But distributing to platforms efficiently and without giving up reader revenue and advertising continues to bedevil them. The post Challenge Board Confessions: Publishers get real about platform challenges appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head

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