Google reclaims title of top traffic referrer, and search-focused publishers are enjoying the moment

Publishers seized on the opportunity to talk about a growing misalignment with Facebook, which had been the top source of referral traffic for publishers since 2015. The post Google reclaims title of top traffic referrer, and search-focused publishers are enjoying the moment appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Ups and Downs, Facebook Referral Traffic to Publishers Stabilizes

Late last year, Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, told any news publisher who would listen that publishers should Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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After ups and downs, Facebook referral traffic to publishers stablizes

Late last year, Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, told any news publisher who would listen that publishers should not rely on Facebook to play a major role in their business plans or strategies. Yet for most of this year, Facebook has acted as one of the most predictable... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-12-10 05:01:35 UTC ]
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Google Vows to Keep Investing in Journalism in Search for Sustainable Publishing Models

During the Digital Media Asia 2019 conference held in Hong Kong in October, tech giant Google reiterated its support for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-11-04 18:00:50 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets

Unlike the crop of publishers that rode social distribution to easy scale several years ago, search-focused publishers rely on a much more stable and sustainable source of traffic. The post The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Are Seeing Traffic From More Than Just Facebook and Google

For publishers, the past two years were a lesson in chasing traffic and finding the true value of an audience. Some have shut down and others have undergone layoffs. The ever-growing threat of a simple algorithm change continues to loom over publishers, but Parse.ly's latest traffic report has a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers warm to Google, but still worry about getting crowded out in search results

While most publishers are more preoccupied with plummeting traffic from Facebook, some quietly worry about Google’s propensity to show more and more information in its search results. The post Publishers warm to Google, but still worry about getting crowded out in search results appeared first... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: Self-Published Titles On Top This Week

Two books from Meghan March's self-published Dirty Billionaire trilogy, 'Dirty Pleasures' and 'Dirty Together,' took the top two slots on the iBooks Bestseller list in the week ended December 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are pleasantly surprised by Google AMP traffic

If some publishers are cooling on Facebook Instant Articles, they're bullish on Google AMP, the search engine’s answer to Instant Articles. Eight months in, AMP now represents 10 to 15 percent of publisher search traffic, which could help publishers wean themselves off volatile social traffic.... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Facebook turns fickle, publishers focus again on search

Don’t count out the power of the “What time does the Super Bowl” and other SEO tricks just yet. Facebook may have been all the rage these past few years, but now there's a renewed focus by publishers on Google search. Facebook has turned out to be a fickle partner, and Google's own shifting... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Ferrante Controversy, Her Publisher Focuses on New Titles

With the recent outing of Elena Ferrante's identity grabbing headlines, her American publisher, Europa Editions, is mounting a timely celebration to push two new books by the bestselling Italian author. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4 charts: The state of publisher referral traffic from LinkedIn

While LinkedIn is still far behind Facebook as the dominant referrer for traffic, it has been steadily growing since January. Publishers saw a spike in January -- in some cases, traffic jumping sixfold. Instead of a change in behavior, dark social traffic was attributed to LinkedIn. Since then,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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360i’s Bryan Wiener: Publishers should focus on doing what Google and Facebook don’t do

360i chairman Bryan Wiener believes publishers shouldn't try to compete head on with Google and Facebook. Instead, they should see what opportunities there are to seize in a large, growing market that Google and Facebook aren't focused on. One place to start is by cleaning up their sites from... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's Traffic to Top Publishers Fell 32 Percent Since January

While Facebook makes headlines for cooking up new initiatives with publishers, the actual traffic it’s sending those publishers has fallen sharply.   Referral traffic (desktop + mobile) to the top 30 Facebook publishers (as defined by ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Google Change Allows Company Statements to Top News Searches

(Reuters) - A little-noticed change in the way Google selects search results has allowed company statements to top the list of news links shown when users search for information on businesses.   The measure may cost news publishers web traffic a ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Tops in Titles Published Per Capita and Export Revenue

The International Publishing Association released data indicated the UK lead the world in new titles published per capita and export revenue in 2013. The post UK Tops in Titles Published Per Capita and Export Revenue appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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9 Lessons Publishers Should Take from Google's Leaked "Search Quality Rating Guidelines"

By D. Eadward Tree Google, the epitome of the internet ventures that have so disrupted the magazine industry, turns out to have a crush on traditional publishers, a recently leaked report reveals. But... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Mobile traffic surpasses desktop for top UK publishers

The top newspaper and magazine publishers in the U.K. have now crossed the mobile-desktop audience threshold, with many reporting that over half their audience now views their content on mobile and tablet devices. The post Mobile traffic surpasses desktop for top UK publishers appeared first on... Continue reading at Digiday

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Social Traffic Worth Less to Publishers Than Search

There’s no question that social media is becoming an increasingly important source of traffic for Web publishers, from articles and videos being shared among friends on Facebook to users following individual reporters on Twitter. But it turns out that social media referrals may be worth less to... Continue reading at AdWeek

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‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn

A report from Axel Springer shows churn prevention is a higher priority this year while satisfaction with platform support has declined. The post ‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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