Google starts ‘subscriptions lab’ for local publishers to develop paid content

The six-month program, featuring eight North American news publishers, is designed to unearth insights that can be shared across the news ecosystem. The post Google starts ‘subscriptions lab’ for local publishers to develop paid content appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘If we have to, we let them walk away’: Branded content margin pressure squeezes publishers

Media agency metrics and cut-rate pricing are putting major pressure on the margins of publishers' branded content operations. The post ‘If we have to, we let them walk away’: Branded content margin pressure squeezes publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers for February: ‘Paid-For Content’ in the Chinese Market

Movie-driven science fiction tops China's bestseller lists in February, and we have news on the fast rise of 'paid-for content' in China. The post China Bestsellers for February: ‘Paid-For Content’ in the Chinese Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google wants to bring local news back to underserved cities

Google and newspaper publishing company McClatchy announced a new partnership that will aim to develop sustainable business models for local news publications. As part of the ongoing Google News Initiative, the companies will be teaming up to create... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google News Initiative and McClatchy Will Fill a Local News Void in 3 U.S. Markets

Google News Initiative, the search-engine giant's program to work with publishers in the media industry, teamed up with newspaper publisher McClatchy on an initiative to bring local news coverage to three small and midsized communities in the U.S. that are currently lacking local sources of news... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Troy video game developer Velan Studios signs publishing deal with Electronic Arts

The Troy-based independent game developer Velan Studios has teamed up with one of the giants of the video game industry. Velan announced Tuesday that Electronic Arts Inc. will be the publisher for its first original game for consoles, PCs, and mobile. The studio also said it will be adding 40... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Content Blockchain Project Wins One of Germany’s Digital Publishing Awards

The Content Blockchain project, a collaborative effort among three companies, includes the development of the ISCC, an identifier of content in a decentralized ledger environment. The post Content Blockchain Project Wins One of Germany’s Digital Publishing Awards appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These moms couldn’t find bilingual books. So they started a publishing company

Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein started Lil’ Libros in 2014 because they had trouble finding children’s books in both English and Spanish. The Huntington Park company now has 14 titles, all written by the co-founders, and brought in $1 million in sales last year, a feat the pair never thought... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We’ve made a huge mistake’: European publishers sound off on subscriptions and tech talent shortages

At the Digiday's Publishing Summit Europe, publishers discussed growing reader revenue strategies and the changing programmatic landscape. The post ‘We’ve made a huge mistake’: European publishers sound off on subscriptions and tech talent shortages appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Chasing revenue, news publishers are producing more evergreen content

Sixty-eight percent of 97 publishers that produce news or time-sensitive stories said they plan to create more evergreen content according to a survey by Digiday this February. The post Digiday Research: Chasing revenue, news publishers are producing more evergreen content appeared first on... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The pivot to paid is bringing renewed focus on automated personalized content tools

Improvements in technology and a shift toward loyalty metrics have meant that personalization in news publishers is increasingly common. The post The pivot to paid is bringing renewed focus on automated personalized content tools appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury India begins academic publishing with local authors

Bloomsbury is starting academic publishing in India this year as it continues to evolve its business in the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is funding more programs catering to local news publishers

Facebook announced over $30 million in grants to organizations trying to help local news publishers. The post Facebook is funding more programs catering to local news publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Underwent Massive Disruption but Remains Grounded With Quality Content and Emerging Tech

No one can argue that publishing hasn't gone through monumental changes, which is especially seen over the course of 2018 with the many print publications that shuttered this year, like Glamour, or at the very least drastically reduced their print schedules, like Seventeen. There was also the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google and publishers edge closer to reaching common ground for GDPR standards

Major European publishers, agency groups and ad tech vendors have agreed on a compromise when it comes to serving ads under GDPR. The post Google and publishers edge closer to reaching common ground for GDPR standards appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘There is no dialogue’: Confessions of a publisher product development exec

An advertising and product development executive at a traditional news publisher discusses the internal tug of war. The post ‘There is no dialogue’: Confessions of a publisher product development exec appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: European publishers expect to make more money from branded content in 2019

Three-quarters of European publishers surveyed by Digiday plan to increase revenues from video advertisements and branded content in 2019. The post Digiday Research: European publishers expect to make more money from branded content in 2019 appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prometheus Sells Fiction Imprints to Start Publishing

After entering the fiction market in 2005 with the launch of its Pyr science fiction imprint, Prometheus has sold that imprint and another one to return to its original focus: nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UAE Ministry Affirms Commitment to Local Educational Publishers

In this week's publishing conference at the Sharjah International Book Fair, delegates are welcoming an education ministry commitment to local publishers. The post UAE Ministry Affirms Commitment to Local Educational Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: How (Not) To Start a Publishing Company, a Case Study

'What I hadn’t anticipated was just how difficult it is to start a publishing business,' writes Richard Charkin in a Frankfurt installment of his exclusive series for Publishing Perspectives. The post Richard Charkin: How (Not) To Start a Publishing Company, a Case Study appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PublishDrive Starts Subscription Model

PublishDrive, a global ebook distribution platform for authors and independent publishers, has introduced a new subscription pricing option allowing authors to pay a flat fee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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