Thrillist is building a six-person Snapchat team from scratch

Snapchat is not the easiest platform for publishers or brands, and it requires considerable resources to do it right, which is why not everyone has found a home there yet. Thrillist, for example, is hiring its first Snapchat team dedicated solely to the messaging and media app. It’s building a six-person crew to post regularly to its personal Snapchat account. Thrillist wants to monetize Snapchat in the same way it now makes money on Facebook, through content partnerships with brands. The post Thrillist is building a six-person Snapchat team from scratch appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Is Launching a 10-Person Team Tasked With Building Voice-Activated Experiences

Good Housekeeping's December issue Hearst may be a 129-year-old media company,  but even it's planning for a Jetsons-like future when news will be consumed through voice-controlled technology. The New York-based company has quietly launched a 10-person group called the Native and Emerging... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Discovery + Diversity: 8 Moms on Building Personal Libraries for Kids

Eight moms on how they're building personal libraries for their children and building their interest in reading. Continue reading at Book Riot

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How Hearst’s Product Team Helps Build Audience, Revenues

“We don’t do anything without an audience opportunity and a revenue opportunity,” Robertson Barrett, President of Digital Media at Hearst Newspapers, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Nylon’s Gabrielle Korn on Transitioning to Digital and Building a Dream Team

Known for its avant-garde take on fashion and beauty, Nylon magazine served as an edgy alternative to a newsstand full of fashion glossies. However, when its print edition closed in October of last year, former digital director turned editor-in-chief Gabrielle Korn knew that Nylon needed to... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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How Net-a-Porter’s 70-person content team operates online and in print

Content is a robust piece of both Net-a-Porter’s marketing and merchandising strategies: The company employs 70 people on its editorial team, and it publishes six issues of Porter’s print edition per year, which have featured celebrity cover stars like Viola Davis, Penelope Cruz and Bella... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst has a 5-person team to develop shows for platforms

Hearst Magazines Digital Media has set up a development team to meet Facebook, Snapchat and other platforms' demand for TV-quality shows. The post Hearst has a 5-person team to develop shows for platforms appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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How The New York Times plans to build a daily habit on Snapchat

The venerable news publisher is applying lessons from its daily newsletter and podcast to get people to regularly open its Discover edition. The post How The New York Times plans to build a daily habit on Snapchat appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Scale and agility: Inside Scandinavian publisher Schibsted’s 250-person product team

Scandinavian publishing giant Schibsted has been centralizing its 250-strong product team over the last year. Currently, the biggest challenge the product team faces it how to give readers the right information to make informed decisions but telling it in ways that feel more personal to readers.... Continue reading at Digiday

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Conde Nast Britain’s 18-person native ad team accounts for half its digital revenue

Most publishers want to wean themselves off display advertising, and content studios are where the biggest growth opportunities lie. For Conde Nast Britain, native advertising revenue has mushroomed in the last six months, since it set up a dedicated custom content team. It's the data analysts... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What happens to a person's Facebook posts after they die? One artist is using them to build digital memorials

On Sunday, I attended my funeral. It was a short ceremony, held in a small auditorium at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The pastor who led it made note of my professional accomplishments. He also cited my habit of eating straight out of the bulk bins at Sprouts. The ceremony ended with a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Mentors, Frankfurt and Building a Translation List from Scratch

Will Evans, publisher of Deep Vellum Press, discusses building a translation publishing house from scratch with help of mentors and the Frankfurt Book Fair. The post Mentors, Frankfurt and Building a Translation List from Scratch appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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WSJ now has a 40-person video team cranking out 40 videos a day

Like other traditional publishers, The Wall Street Journal is trying to promote digital video viewing on its own site rather than distribute video widely to other platforms that it can't monetize. On the eve of its third NewFronts presentation, the Journal described how it uses interactive... Continue reading at Digiday

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Building a Sci-Fi and Fantasy Publishing House from Scratch

Science fiction and fantasy publisher Angry Robot, part of the Osprey Group, is the creation of one man and many minds working in tandem across the UK and the Atlantic. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In Danielle Evans’s ‘The Office of Historical Corrections,’ the sorrows are personal but also deeply historical

The author of “Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self” delivers a magnificent, searing new story collection. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Read Harder: An SFF Anthology Edited by a Person of Color

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read an SFF anthology edited by a person of color. Continue reading at Book Riot

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PW’s 2020 Person of the Year: The Book Business Worker

The most important people in the book business in 2020 are not the powerhouse agents or the megabestselling authors or the Big Five CEOs. It is the collective of book business workers, often overworked and underpaid, that kept the industry afloat and challenged it to live up to greater standards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Anita Rani's 'deeply personal' memoir to Bonnier

Bonnier Books UK will publish The Right Sort of Girl, a "deeply personal" coming-of-age memoir from broadcaster Anita Rani.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vintage Books Podcast teams up with Black Ballad and Evans

The Vintage Books Podcast is marking its 10th anniversary by partnering with digital media platform Black Ballad for a special Christmas episode with Diana Evans. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Dolly Parton, Songteller’ is a gold mine of little-seen photos and personal anecdotes

Parton, with collaborator Robert K. Oermann, has penned an excellent new memoir-slash-song-primer. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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