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 publishers than direct traffic or traffic from search. Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Drives Massive New Surge Of Traffic To Publishers

Facebook has sent unprecedented levels of traffic to publishers across the internet in recent months, a dramatic and unexpected increase affecting a large range of sites serving a wide variety of content. According to data from the BuzzFeed Networ ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Get Traffic Boost From Twitter Photos

By using images in tweets, publications like The Atlantic, Grantland, Slate and Wired are turning tweets into the kind of story previews readers already see on Facebook, the front page of a newspaper or in the contents section of a magazine.The post Publishers Get Traffic Boost From Twitter... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2013-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Medium opens its social publishing platform to all Twitter users

Twitter's Ev Williams started Medium to simplify and socialize online article writing, but the service's invitation-only nature has kept many folks on the sidelines. Today, things are opening up: Medium's now accessible to anyone willing to sign into Twitter and verify an email address. Would-be ... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pinterest Drives More Traffic to Publishers Than Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit Combined

When it comes to referral traffic from social networks, there's Facebook and Pinterest — and then there's everyone else. Facebook accounted for more than 10% of overall traffic to publishers in September, by ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Publishing Demonstrates Its Worth During Hurricane Sandy

The practice of digital journalism was both tested and proved yesterday as Hurricane/Super Storm Sandy bore down on the East Coast during an unforgettable night for millions of Americans. While digital media outlets have been dutifully covering the storm for days, several prominent New... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time To Unpackage: Publishing In The Age Of Social Media

Social media is young and its impact on news publishing is still unfolding. It’s unlikely that sharing and commenting will be the only major trends to emerge from the social revolution. News publishers, already beset by extraordinary change ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Publishers, Who Are the Gatekeepers of Social Media?

Ten years ago, as the prospect of monetizing Web sites started becoming a reality for publishers, different departments butted heads over prime real estate: editorial wanted it for content; sales wanted it for advertising; marketing wanted it for promotion. Today, as the emphasis shifts away... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishing Scotland: 10 Newly Named International Publishing Fellows

Publishing Scotland announces a travel fellowship for 10 publishing professionals from seven countries to promote Scotland's books industry. The post Publishing Scotland: 10 Newly Named International Publishing Fellows appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing Scotland reveals International Publishing Fellows for 2020

Publishing Scotland has announced its new International Publishing Fellows for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ronan Farrow Drops Publisher Over “Wildly Unprofessional” Decision to Publish Woody Allen’s Memoir

The author of Catch and Kill says he won't work with Hachette Book Group after it announced plans to publish his father’s book. Continue reading at Slate

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Peterson's Publishing Buys B.E.S. Publishing

Peterson’s Publishing has acquired the more than 800 titles of Barron's Educational Series Publishing. Ingram-owned Two Rivers Distribution is now handing sales and distribution for the company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Katy Loftus promoted to publisher as Viking expands fiction publishing

Viking is expanding its fiction publishing programme and has bolstered its team by promoting Katy Loftus to publisher, while Vikki Moynes is also joining from HQ. Loftus, previously editorial director of Viking, is now publisher for the imprint with responsibility for a team dedicated to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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OUP becomes latest publisher to announce US Read and Publish deal

Oxford University Press has announced its first Read and Publish deal with a US institution, with Iowa State University Library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Publishers prepare for Work in Publishing Week

Publishers including And Other Stories, Cambridge University Press and HarperCollins are preparing to take part in Work in Publishing Week, a campaign to inspire young people aged 14–24 to pursue a career in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Morrison joins Echo Publishing as associate publisher

Bonnier Books' Sydney-based publisher Echo Publishing has appointed Tegan Morrison as associate publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Damon Reiss Named V-P, Publisher of W Publishing

Thomas Nelson has appointed Damon Reiss to v-p, publisher of its W Publishing imprint, effective immediately. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Emirates Publishers Association Opens Educational Publishing Seminar

Grounded in discussions on supporting UAE-based education publishers, this two-day program includes road-mapping sessions to plan the next five years. The post Emirates Publishers Association Opens Educational Publishing Seminar appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Digiday Publishing Summit Event Briefing: Why publishers need to think like gyms to retain subscribers

At this week's Digiday Publishing Summit Europe in Budapest, Hungary, executives discussed how they are looking to diversify their sources of income and the inevitable pain points that come with that exercise. The post Digiday Publishing Summit Event Briefing: Why publishers need to think like... Continue reading at Digiday

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