How The Atlantic, Slate and others obsess about user experience

The rise of multiple platforms and screen sizes, along with the scary adoption of ad blocking, has publishers obsessing over user experience. Publishers including Mic, The Atlantic and Slate are hiring UX specialists while putting testing on steroids. Beyond ad blocking, the hope is that a premium reader experience will give them an edge in a crowded market. “If we want people to come back again and again, we have to have as polished and distinctive a design as we possibly can," Slate's David Stern said. The post How The Atlantic, Slate and others obsess about user experience appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Translating a Quality User Experience From Print Into Digital

Among the many degradations magazines have endured during the digital revolution, few are as heartbreaking as the erosion of the magazine design experience. Digital platforms are designed by engineers for engineers. The web browser shows little respect for any standardized flow and sequencing,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-21 13:10:24 UTC ]
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Magazine Media: Talking About a Better User Experience Isn’t Enough

Publishers are still challenged by digital media's limitations, but a few have found solutions. The post Magazine Media: Talking About a Better User Experience Isn’t Enough appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-28 14:20:54 UTC ]
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Some publishers give Facebook and Google visitors a worse user experience

Some publishers show more pop-ups, autoplay ads and content recommendation ads to flyby readers. The post Some publishers give Facebook and Google visitors a worse user experience appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Publishers confront a user-experience crisis

This week’s Rundown has reports from the Digiday Publishing Summit and the trenches of Advertising Week. The post The Rundown: Publishers confront a user-experience crisis appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top publishing execs say interstitial ads are the worst user experience trade-off

Digital media means user experience often is compromised for aggressive monetization tactics. We took a temperature check to find the biggest issues. The post Top publishing execs say interstitial ads are the worst user experience trade-off appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital media needs to make user experience a priority — or else

User experience is about empathy for the end user, Barbarian Group's Colin Nagy said on the Digiday Podcast. Many publishers miss that as they strive to churn pageviews and banner ad impressions. The result: navigating digital media is like walking on a sticky movie theater floor. The post... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Monetizing mobile apps without harming the user experience [Q&A]

In the past making money from a mobile app has usually involved signing up to an advertisement network and allowing the app to display banner ads. The problem with this is that it doesn't make for a particularly good user experience and may actually turn people off using the app. For some time... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2015-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twitter boss confirms plans to expand curated 'experiences' to all users

Users should not panic about a Facebook-style filtered timeline just yet, but Dick Costolo says curation will happen for ‘logged in users’ as well as passing visitorsTwitter will expand its efforts to “curate” tweets and media for its users, according to chief executive Dick Costolo, although... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With 90M Users, Flipboard Launches Shopping Magazine Experience

Flipboard, the personalized magazine app, is known for its high–quality news and social content. With its elegant format and simple curation tools, the service has grown to 90 million users. Now, the company aims to open up that massive audience to a new, potentially lucrative vertical:... Continue reading at Fast Company

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The Atlantic Hires Former TNR Literary Editor Leon WieseltierThe Atlantic Hires Former TNR Literary Editor Leon Wieseltier

Leon Wieseltier has been hired by The Atlantic as a contributing editor and critic, the media company announced today. In his new position, he will write about “his customary wide range of subjects” for the magazine ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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‘We seized on podcasts’: How Slate used audio as the foundation of its first-party data strategy

At least 60% of Slate's podcast audience also visits its site, giving the news publisher a strong foundation for its new first-party data strategy. The post ‘We seized on podcasts’: How Slate used audio as the foundation of its first-party data strategy appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-11-06 05:01:12 UTC ]
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Grove Atlantic Executive Editor Joan Bingham Dies at 85

Joan Bingham, longtime executive editor of Grove Atlantic and a key figure in the merger that created the house, died October 31. She was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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4 higher education experts on how COVID-19 is upending the college experience

Leaders from 2U, Global Citizen Year, Minerva, and Pearson reveal which elements of the higher-ed ecosystem are getting stronger and which are poised to collapse. For Fast Company’s Shape of Tomorrow series, we’re asking business leaders to share their inside perspective on how the COVID-19 era... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-10-27 07:00:15 UTC ]
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Overall Frankfurter Buchmesse Digital Attendance: 200,000 Users

The world's largest trade show registered 4,165 buyer and sellers on its Frankfurt Rights platform, 2,388 on the B2B 'matchmaking tool.' The post Overall Frankfurter Buchmesse Digital Attendance: 200,000 Users appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurter Buchmesse Draws 148,000 Users from 183 Countries

With 3,627 events on Frankfurt's digital events calendar for the week, the trade show has kept a big conversation going online. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Draws 148,000 Users from 183 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Horace aims to re-create the FBF experience

In lieu of a physical event, Horace has been roaming the virtual halls, fuelled by German confectionery and decked out head-to-toe in FBF merchandise Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Korean American experience resonates in ‘The Prince of Mournful Thoughts’

The longing for connection, for belonging, is woven throughout a dozen short stories in Caroline Kim’s superlative debut collection. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Korean American experience resonates in ‘The Prince of Mournful Thoughts’

The longing for connection, for belonging, is woven throughout a dozen short stories in Caroline Kim’s superlative debut collection. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Korean American experience resonates in ‘The Prince of Mournful Thoughts’

The longing for connection, for belonging, is woven throughout a dozen short stories in Caroline Kim’s superlative debut collection. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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