Independent looks to the US to drive digital-only future

Publisher to boost American presence and ‘devolve’ power from London baseThe Independent is to ramp up its presence in the US as it becomes the latest news publisher to look across the Atlantic to drive revenue and readership. After the publisher imposed brutal staff cuts following the closure of the print editions in March, it boosted Independent.co.uk’s editorial operation from a core team of about 50 to about 90, creating about 25 new roles in the UK. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Another first for the Independent as it plots a digital-only future

Meanwhile, Evgeny Lebedev’s rival newspaper publishers must go on riding two horses galloping in opposite directions The switch from print to screen is well advanced. Plenty of newspapers in the US have made the move or are in the process of doing so by reducing the number of days in which they... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Solutions Industry: Then, Now and the Future: Digital Solutions in India 2015

Over the last decade, publishers have seen many external factors impacting their business models. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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After Digital Conferences, Booksellers See Hybrid Future

Following the recent slate of virtual regional bookseller conferences, both organizers and participants anticipate that in-person gatherings will make a return someday and will be part of a hybrid model that includes enhanced virtual programming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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When Experience Counts: How Bustle Digital Group Is Future-Proofing Its Business

Legacy media companies, particularly those with print products, are often told they should learn from digital startups who have allegedly disrupted norms and transformed the industry through innovation and a new, creative mindset. While this is true in some instances, there are plenty of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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How Future Adapted Commerce Content to Drive 1M Transactions in March

Magazine publisher Future Publishing has adapted its content over the last six weeks to be more helpful for readers. The Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Future Uncertain for America's Oldest Independent Bookstore

The Andover Bookstores, America’s oldest continuously operated independent bookstore, is turning to customers to help ensure its doors will open again when the new coronavirus passes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Independent and Profitable, Digital Trends Aims to Redefine Tech Media

Asked whether, back in 2006, he could have possibly envisioned that the tech review blog he co-founded, using rented office space above an Oregon furniture store, would one day grow into a profitable digital media enterprise spanning three offices on two coasts and attracting talent from the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Digital Media’s Future Lies Beyond Ads and With Direct Consumer Revenue

The long-predicted digital media consolidation has finally come to pass. More than 100 online publishing companies are on pace to be sold this year, highlighted by the recent purchases of Refinery29, PopSugar and New York Magazine. The impetus for the sudden deal velocity is the direct result of... Continue reading at AdWeek

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How Le Monde is Using Podcasts to Drive Digital Subscriptions

French news publisher Le Monde has launched three podcast series adapted from investigative articles that have been successful at driving Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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London Book Fair 2019: New Tools, Enduring Values Will Drive Publishing’s Future

At the 2019 London Book Fair's Quantum Conference, Faber & Faber CEO Stephen Page rallied publishers to focus not just on their own bottom lines, but on the unique, and vital role publishers play in our cultural ecosystem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Future of digital journalism in question as Buzzfeed and HuffPost lay off 1,000

Job losses follow sales or cuts at Mic, Refinery29 and elsewhere, but publishing as a whole had already shrunk sharplyRevenue-per-click, the business strategy that has informed digital publishers for years, was effectively pronounced DOA this week as leading players in a sector once viewed as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘People, not tech’: Trade’s digital leaders optimistic for future

Voice and artificial intelligence are the most likely candidates to further disrupt the book business, according to the results of a survey of the book trade's most innovative, the FutureBook 40, conducted ahead of FutureBook Live, The Bookseller's publishing conference taking place on 30th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Digital drives revenue up 13% at Haynes

Group revenue at car manual publisher Haynes was up 13% for the year to 31st May 2018, driven by a 42% growth in its digital products. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Digital Trends, a rare profitable and growing independent publisher, looks to expand

The independent tech review site has made big hires from Facebook and Wirecutter to grow its presence in live video, commerce and events. The post Digital Trends, a rare profitable and growing independent publisher, looks to expand appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Pivot to Digital: How Two Legacy Publishers Are Embracing Their Futures

Execs from ALM and Trusted Media Brands on the strategic, cultural, and organizational aspects of embracing the new reality. The post Pivot to Digital: How Two Legacy Publishers Are Embracing Their Futures appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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London Digital 2017: The Future of Publishing Is...

As the publishing world gathers for the London Book Fair, now ten years after the birth of the iPhone and the Kindle, Kristen McLean surveys the storytelling landscape. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK a smart bet for Pearson as schools look to digital future

Mark Piesing looks at the opportunities and challenges for Pearson in the UK market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L,B's Howden joins Bonnier Zaffre to drive digital growth

Felice Howden, head of digital marketing and consumer engagement for Little, Brown, has joined Bonnier Zaffre in the newly-created role of digital marketing manager. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Haynes back on track with digital driving 15% revenue increase

Car manual publisher Haynes’ revenue increased 15% in six months, driven by a 50% growth in its digital products. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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