Paywalls Boost Ad Rates for Some Magazines and Newspapers, OPA Study Finds

Online paywalls are helping some newspaper and magazine websites increase the ad rates they charge, according to a new report from the Online Publishers Association.It's a hopeful sign for publishers that have hesitated to erect paywalls, despite the potential to generate new revenue from readers, for fear of hurting traffic and ad revenue in turn."This report demystified the concept that subscription models would have a negative impact on the ad growth," said Pam Horan, president of the OPA, whose report examined nine of its members that use some form of paywall, including Time Inc., The New York Times and The Financial Times. "We saw consistently that our members were having a very successful advertising business while growing their subscription business." Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2013-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Says Faster Mobile Ads Are Boosting Clickthrough Rates Up to 200 Percent

As tech giants continue their push to speed up load times for advertising and publishers across the mobile web, early numbers from one of them seem to show that faster ads really do work better. According to research released today by Google and Teads, the video tech company, mobile publishers... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harris Magazines Find New Life as Athlon Newspaper Offerings

With an expanded roster of brands, David Barber hired to lead newspaper relations group. The post Harris Magazines Find New Life as Athlon Newspaper Offerings appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sweeping CPG Study Finds Magazines Deliver Biggest Bang for Buck, Digital Video Lags

What medium delivers the biggest bang for the buck? A new study provides a definitive answer, at least for packaged goods, and it's probably not the one anyone expected.Magazines deliver by far the best return on ad spending when compared to TV, digital display and video, mobile and cross-media... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Martin Sorrell on newspaper digital ad slowdown: 'paywalls are the way to go'

WPP chief says publishers cannot rely solely on digital advertising, adding that his marketing services group is re-evaluating its spend on Google and FacebookSir Martin Sorrell has said that the slowdown in digital newspaper advertising growth is proof that publishers should have... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Study: Magazine Tablet Edition Ads Get Same Recall as Those in Print

Ads in tablet editions work pretty much as well as those in print magazines, at least when it comes to recall, according to a study released today by GfK.The research company's MRI Starch Advertising Research unit found ads in tablet versions of magazines had an average 52% level of recall, the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Study Finds Craigslist Took $5 Billion From Newspapers

For years, newspaper publishers have been saying Craiglist cut the legs out from under their industry by offering a cheap, easy online alternative to their classified advertising pages. For years, Craigslist’s creator, Craig Newmark, has be ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Age's 2014 Magazine A-List: Vice Is Magazine Brand of the Year

For most magazine companies, 2014 was a difficult year. Backs against the wall, publishers looked beyond print for growth -- to digital media, live events, consumer products and TV deals.Vice magazine is way ahead of them.The free magazine founded in 1994 as Voice of Montreal has grown into one... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HGTV Magazine & Food Network Magazine Continue to Increase Rate Bases in 2015

Hearst Magazines announced that both HGTV Magazine and Food Network Magazine will be increasing rate bases in 2015. HGTV Magazine will increase its rate base twice in 2015, from 1.0 million in 1.1 million with the January/February issue, and to 1.2 million with the July/A Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2014-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charted: Which Magazines Made Ad Age's Magazine A-List Most in the Decade?

Every year Ad Age's Magazine A-List honors glossy titles that are doing great in print and intelligently building their brands in digital media or elsewhere, and you can find the new 2013 edition right here.But which brands are the biggest repeat winners?We charted the biggest winners in the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2013-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Age's Magazine A-List: Bon Appetit is Magazine of the Year

When Conde Nast closed Gourmet in 2009, the company staked much of its epicurean business on Bon Appetit, a staid magazine with a big circulation but little traction outside the food category. But soon enough Conde Nast took another risk, assigning the title's reinvigoration to a pair of leaders... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2013-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Find Added Value in Book Awards

Award-winning Christian titles can often break into the broader market, and publishers are taking notice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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TikTok users are surprised to find themselves in ads for the app

Elijah Jay is wants nternet stardom, almost anywhere he can get it, just not as a TikTok salesman. But that’s exactly what he became when the social media company used one of his videos in an ad that ran on Snapchat. Jay's video, in which he performs a balloon-swallowing stunt, has been seen by... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-07 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Mac Conner, Illustrator for Ads and Magazines, Dies at 105

In the 1950s and ’60s, Mr. Conner’s art helped sell airlines and overalls and accompanied short stories in The Saturday Evening Post and elsewhere. Continue reading at The New York Times

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What recession? Holiday sales expected to rise amid boost in ad spend

Shoppers appear unfazed by a potential recession, tariff uncertainty and an impeachment inquiry in Washington. The National Retail Federation, which released its annual holiday sales forecast Thursday, says retail sales will increase between 3.8 percent and 4.2 percent during the last two months... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-03 19:49:51 UTC ]
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The FBI’s unusual Facebook ads, and bad news on TV ratings: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. The FBI’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-03 10:00:00 UTC ]
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‘What’s taking so long?’: children’s books still neglect BAME readers, finds study

Although picture has improved since 2017, research shows that last year only 4% of books for the youngest readers featured a minority ethnic heroIn most children’s books, according to one London primary school pupil, “people are peach”. Another feels there are “no black people” in the stories... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-19 11:15:59 UTC ]
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Study: Majority of Metered Paywalls Aren’t Sustainable | News & Notes

A deep dive on paywalls... Harvard University's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and the Lenfest Institute for Journalism released a detailed white paper on Tuesday summarizing the findings of a study evaluating the performance of digital subscriptions at over 500... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-08-14 19:11:32 UTC ]
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NBA dials back late starting times to help boost East Coast ratings

The NBA is kicking the tires on a new scheduling initiative designed to give East Coast hoops fans a reprieve from having to stay up until the wee hours of the morning to keep tabs on the league’s Western Conference superstars. Beginning this season, the NBA is slashing the number of nationally... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-13 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Live mics can't boost MLB All-Star Ratings

A new production wrinkle did little to boost interest in the MLB All-Star Game, as the TV turnout for Fox’s mic’d-up Midsummer Classic fell to an all-time low. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, Tuesday night’s showdown between the American and National League headliners averaged... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-11 18:50:40 UTC ]
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