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Tag: media post

How to Build a Multiplatform Website for Multiplatform Content

A multi-platform website enables a publisher to create dynamic content on multiple platforms. Some of these platforms might be online streaming through a membership library of training videos, or it could be a web magazine—formatted for, and read on the web.

But multi-platform website doesn’t just refer to the number of ways you recycle content across text, video, graphics and other mediums. It also means your website is responsive and will show visitors these different types of media, no matter what device they use: desktop, laptop, smartphone, tablet, phablet, whatever you’ve got. More thoughts on responsive design.

How to Simplify Digital Product Development and Save Money at the Same Time

In his bestseller, “Outliers,” Malcolm Gladwell stated that it takes 10,000 hours, or approximately ten years, so become an expert at something. That means there are very few digital product development experts out there in the universe, even in the publishing world. Let’s consider some of the digital products we interface with regularly today.

Using Content Recycling to Increase your Audience, Revenue and Profits

12 ways to make an old magazine article new again through content recycling
The VP of The Taunton Press was quoted a few years ago as saying, “We can’t afford to pay for content if it’s going to be a one-time use.”

But yet twenty to thirty years ago that’s all content ever was: one time use. There

Google Ends First Click Free, and Beats Amazon on Product Discovery

Keeping an eye on Google’s changes is one way digital publishers are able to stay up-to-date on the best audience development strategies for the market-leading search engine.

Today we’re looking at news on changes to Google search that may impact and influence publisher decisions.

Are Digital Advertisements Becoming More Popular for Audience Development?

Today we’re seeing increases in a variety of digital advertisements that some publishers have been using as part of their audience development strategy.

We begin at Media Post, which is reporting on native ad data from AdsNative. “More than half of publishers don’t believe that Google and Facebook “own” the digital advertising market. That’s one of the findings of a recent survey conducted by AdsNative, which polled its customer base of 7,500 Web and mobile publishers on the state of native advertising in Q1. The survey found that 53.9% of publishers don’t believe ad budgets are going to just a handful of players.”

Creating Passive Income and Recycling Content as a Multiplatform Publisher

How to create new products and passive income from old products as a multiplatform publisher

One of the most interesting rodents on the planet is the grasshopper mouse, native to the US and Mexico, which has a bit of a superpower: it’s impervious to venom. Also, it’s a carnivore. So it dines on venomous centipedes, scorpions

How We’re Recycling Marketing Campaigns at Mequoda (And That One Time We Lost Revenue When We Stopped)

How we’re seeing a larger return on our marketing investment by recycling marketing campaigns across platforms
When I first started working at Mequoda almost 10 years ago, we wrote a lot of promotional copy. We sent several promotions per week, and each one was brand spanking new. For a company that was limited on resources at

Why Planning Social Media for Magazines Always Leads Back to SEO

Social media for magazines should be equal parts branding and content marketing – with a new perspective on why magazines really market content on social

One of our clients recently conducted a 6-month test to increase their post reach, and one of the things we determined – after several months of testing every element available on Facebook

How Content Gets Profitably Recycled in Multiplatform Publishing

When you recycle a can or plastic bottle, you can wait and listen to the sound of the machine crushing the can. It’s almost as if the nickel it spits back at you came from the can itself.

When you recycle a magazine into apps, blog posts, videos, emails and events it makes sounds too: the sounds of web traffic rushing at you. The sound of social chatter and ultimately, ad or product revenue. It’s a bit more than a nickel, but you’ll take it, right?

Online Publishing Companies: Email + Tech Trends

Creating strong content is fundamental to success for online publishing companies, but the work doesn’t stop there. Mequoda Members know that email prowess and tech savvy can go a long way in ensuring a audience growth and smooth conversions.

Digital Magazine Publishers: Replicas Aren’t Dead, Says Expert

Recent articles spelling doom for replica editions could be misleading to digital magazine publishers, writes D.B. Hebbard in a recent Talking New Media post. For his part, Hebbard points out that replicas are actually on the rise, and he believes industry observers closing the door on them are doing so too soon.

Time Inc. Partners With IFTTT

Time Inc. is partnering with IFTTT (if this then that) with the goal of “boosting cross-channel distribution of its digital content,” according to Media Post.

Epicurious, Bon Appétit Join Forces

Condé Nast is bringing property Epicurious.com under the control of Bon Appétit magazine, one of its leading titles. Ad Age reports that the publisher is hoping the combined audiences will more strongly appeal to advertisers. Pamela Drucker Mann will oversee the operation, while Epicurious.com GM Carolyn Kremins will leave Condé Nast. Bon Appétit Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport will handle all editorial, and Epicurious.com Editor-in-Chief Nilou Motamed will report to him.

Programmatic Direct Platform Unveiled by Verve

Mobile ad network Verve has launched a programmatic direct trading platform, MediaPost’s Real-Time Daily reports.

Yahoo Introduces News Digest & Magazines At CES

Yahoo made some big announcements at CES that you might be interested in. David Pouge debuted the new digital magazine Yahoo Tech. Variety’s Marc Graser writes, “His new digital magazine that presents technology stories to general readers in a tile-like format without banner ads. Magazine launched Tuesday as an app. Yahoo Tech is one of many new digital magazines the company is launching to offer up news and articles to its users in a new format.”

3 Tips for Launching a Digital Magazine Publishing Business

If you’re starting a new digital magazine publishing business, consider these tips

Beginning any business can be daunting. Digital magazine publishing businesses are certainly no difference, although there are tips and strategies for launching your online business.

The following tips are offered to help while planning your online business launch.

A New Way to View and Judge Paywalls…

A reverse paywall would reward your most loyal readers

John Paton emerged from running the regional Journal-Register newspapers to become the CEO of the enormous MediaNews Group—and he does not like paywalls. He wants audience and more audience—thinking that once that comes, monetization will follow. In a speech last month, he urged the media industry to give up the information gatekeeper model.

3 Steps to Shaving 10 Hours Off Your Twitter Task List

The beauty of scheduling tweets and the love for more focused community building
One thing that the Twitter community has done so well over time is turn a simple 140 character tweet into a work of character graffiti. The insipid word #and isn’t even sacred from a hashtag anymore.

What we like about this, however, is that it gives us lots of ways to write tweets so that we can mix it up day by day. The thing about mixing it up day by day though, is that you need to be paying attention all the time, which can take about twenty hours per week when you sit down and really start counting the hours (…I do).

Building Your Mobile Web Presence

Need Grows for Strong Mobile Web Presence

In a September 14 posting titled Rise of the ‘Apps Culture,’ Pew Research Center wrote that 82 percent of Americans are now cell phone users and about one-fourth of all adults live in a household that has a cell phone and no landlines.

That’s kind of the taking-off point for today’s Media Post News “Online Media Daily” interview with David Berkowitz, senior director of emerging media and innovation for 360i.