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Digital Publishing: After Years of Tinkering with Paywalls, Publishers are Creating the Right Funnel to Find Digital Subscribers – Editor & Publisher

Posted in digital media with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 19, 2018 by gadler

Digital Publishing: After Years of Tinkering with Paywalls, Publishers are Creating the Right Funnel to Find Digital Subscribers – Editor & Publisher

“Just 10 percent of your readers could make or break your company’s digital future.

That’s the opinion of Ken Doctor, the media analyst who has been breaking down the “Newsonomics” of our industry for years. Doctor is referring to the fact that a small number of digital news readers—between 2 and 12 percent—drive 50 percent of the traffic at every major media website. Consider that your news organization’s core audience, the readers that come back to your company’s journalism day after day.

Which brings me to paywalls.”

— Read on www.editorandpublisher.com/columns/digital-publishing-after-years-of-tinkering-with-paywalls-publishers-are-creating-the-right-funnel-to-find-digital-subscribers/

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FSIs Still Holding Strong For Newspapers

Posted in advertising, mobile, newspaper with tags , , , , on July 15, 2014 by gadler

As the push to digitalize many aspects of traditional print media continues, the free-standing insert, or preprint, is holding steady in its original form.

Free-standing inserts (or FSIs), which include coupons and retailers’ circulars, have historically made up 35% to 40% of newspaper annual advertising revenue, according to Nancy Lane, president of the Local Media Association, and that doesn’t appear to be changing.”

Read the full article FSIs Still Holding Strong For Newspapers.

What to Watch for in New York Times’ Pay-Meter Experiment

Posted in digital media, publishing, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on March 20, 2011 by gadler
The Times’ effort to charge frequent visitors will undoubtedly find many takers when it goes into effect on March 28. Whether the model ultimately works, however, depends on the action at three key fronts. Here’s what’s worth watching.

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