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Global Intelligence for the Digital Transition

Guide #5: Introduction to podcasting

The purpose of this guide is to be an introduction to podcast production and monetisation, helping you through the basics of creating and launching a podcast – from recording and editing to distribution and promotion. Additionally, it will…

Practical Guide to Product Management in Digital Media

The guide summarizes current trends and approaches to critical issues in an easily understandable way and provide links to other resources – always with a strong emphasis on practical use and real-life examples.

Australian papers launch online exchange for print ads

Australian publishers have joined forces to launch a private exchange to buy print advertising …

UK daily newspapers have doubled in price since 2004 and shrunk in size

Newspapers have compensated for lack of advertising by increasing cover price.

Developing a website? A usability test is the best thing you can do

Lots of tools are available when developing a website – from mining data from user management systems, through analyses and heatmaps, to drowning in numbers from Google Analytics. And there are of course many others. As is usually the case…

Time for A/B testing

Out of all the tools available for media websites, only a few are more useful than A/B testing. A/B testing allows for much better decision-making along with fine-tuning the website into perfection. At the same time, it’s one of the…

Publishing Software Buying Guide: 7 Things Publishers Should Look For

Buying publishing software is complex and, while features are important, it’s one of many things that should be considered when going software shopping. Here is a checklist of considerations

6 lessons for a better product developement

If you’re looking for an example of an old media business that understands digital then you won’t do much better than the Financial Times.

Choosing and using a mobile ad network

As audiences shift to mobile, advertising is following them, and in some major markets mobile advertising is expected to triple in the next year. Mobile industry expert Terence Eden explains how to use mobile ad networks to start earning…

The Art and Science of Hiring for Media Startups

Starting up a news site has become the easiest thing in the world over the last decade, but building a long-lasting media company from scratch is among the hardest. Hiring the right people is essential to building a sustainable media…