Newspapers Digital News Summary-11/13/15

Jeff RTNewspapers are maximizing the opportunities within their print and digital audiences while developing new products and platforms. The right mix-preserving print revenue, growing digital revenue and developing new revenue streams, are critical to building a sustainable model . See how newspapers are meeting the challenge including the story-6 reasons home-delivered newspaper flyers continue to succeed

Post and Courier in Charleston shows that family-owned newspapers can still work In this year of consolidation in the newspaper industry, Gannett, New Media Investment Group and Tribune Publishing have scooped up dozens of titles in the name of efficiency. That makes the family-owned Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C. an outlier — and proud to be one.

The Need For Speed: Why Slow Newspaper Sites Matter Perhaps the single most consistent finding, across the entire web traffic literature, is that faster load times lead to higher traffic.

6 reasons home-delivered newspaper flyers continue to succeed Printed newspapers may be struggling for market share, but printed flyers remain popular because they are convenient, appealing, and straightforward.

Toledo Blade kills print edition for almost all holidays; Newspaper Guild protests the move In an effort to encourage more traffic to their online products – toledoblade.com and the eBlade -are making an adjustment in our print-publication schedule.

When fighting ad blockers, consider your site’s load time AFTER YEARS OF DISRUPTION in the publishing industry caused by digital technology, things were finally starting to turn around.

Can’t finish a New Yorker story online? The magazine will now send you an email reminder to come back The widget, which will be open sourced, was created by a developer who began working on it as a personal side project.

How Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Uses Quality Journalism to Pay the Bills The Journal Sentinel ranks first in combined print and digital readership in the largest U.S. markets, with 59 percent penetration in metro Milwaukee.

Tribune Publishing will be moving all of its newspapers to a metered paywall model next year Newspapers across the country are still tinkering to find the right digital paywall model.

 

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About Jeff Hartley

Career Newspaper Executive specializing in Consumer Revenue Growth-both print and digital. Social Media and Mobile Enthusiast. Frequent speaker on consumer revenue and print/digital audience growth.
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