Digital Publishers Come Together as Group Nine Media, Backed by $100 Million From Discovery

The digital media industry is facing an extremely competitive revenue landscape. In times like this, it's sometimes better to link arms with other, similar, companies, backed by an even bigger, more profitable company.Discovery Communications on Thursday announced a $100 million minority investment in a new entity that will merge three digital media companies -- Thrillist Media Group, NowThis Media, and The Dodo -- with two companies, Seeker and SourceFed Studios, that are already owned by Discovery.The digital media companies will maintain independent editorial operations, which seems to make the deal announced today more of a partnership than an outright merger or acquisition. But the new entity, Group Nine Media, will enjoy a larger consumer reach than any of its individual components, a fact that executives hope will attract advertisers. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Digital Publishers Can Impress Media Buyers

Digital publishers are in trouble. There is incredible competition for direct buys from agencies. This is the cash cow, and if publishers had their preference, this is where 90% of their sales would go. Ad sales is a people- and creative-driven busin ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Video: Hearst Digital Media’s Whitmore and Welker on the Group’s Next Steps

The Hearst Magazines Digital Media division oversees more than 28 websites and 14 mobile sites, and is formulating strategies to increase advertiser ROI in the digital space while also enhancing the user experience and level of engagement across all of its brands. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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GateHouse Media to use SAXOTECH to Manage Print and Digital Content Across Publishing Platforms

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Media Agenda: James Tye talks about making digital publishing profitable

James Tye, CEO at Dennis Publishing, warns against assuming all your readers want the same, and reveals how the company is monetising its digital products. Continue reading at Media Week

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Hearst Magazines group publishing director returns to IPC Media

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Guardian Media Group to sell 50.1% stake in Trader Media Group

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All Def Media, Daquan publisher IMGN Media are now co-producing original shows

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Aiming for TV dollars, digital publishers adopt Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings

Publishers including BuzzFeed, Group Nine and Business Insider are investing in third-party measurement to add legitimacy to their video audiences. The post Aiming for TV dollars, digital publishers adopt Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Digital Solutions in India 2018: Instructional Design in Digital Publishing

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Digital Publishers Find Shared Purpose at W3C Publishing Summit

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IBT Media Is Rebranding as Newsweek Media Group

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IBT Media Rebrands as Newsweek Media Group | Industry Notes

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Digital Publisher Woven Digital Lays Off Just Under 20

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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: China Publishing Group Corporation

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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: Zhejiang Publishing United Group

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My Job in 5: Sarah Taylor, group marketing manager, Troubador Publishing Group

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