AOP announces shortlist for 2023 Digital Publishing Awards
The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) has today announced the shortlist for the 2023 Digital Publishing Awards. In association with headline partner, PubMatic, the awards celebrate the individuals and teams working to create, deliver, and monetise quality content online.
Published: 26 Apr 2023Read
The Bill Murray Award for Outstanding Contribution to Digital Publishing
The Association of Online Publishers [AOP] is announcing a new Award as part of the annual Digital Publishing Awards. In partnership with UKOM and with the support of Haymarket Media Group, this new AOP Award will honour the memory of Bill Murray, who passed away suddenly in February 2023.
Published: 29 Mar 2023Read
Advertisers and agencies share five ways they want publishers to deliver against ESG goals
Publishers are increasingly looking to the broader responsibilities they have outside of their own organisations – but what is it that agencies and advertisers are asking of publishers to help them deliver against their own ESG targets? The AOP asked their buy-side judges to outline what they look for in a publishing partner – read more here!
Published: 28 Mar 2023Read
Growing subscriptions with great insights
The subscription economy is booming. In Q4 2022, subscriptions saw the strongest revenue growth for publishers, with an increase of 12.9% year-on-year. Despite cost-of-living pressures, it seems clear that audiences are continuing to prioritise premium content. However, publishers can’t afford to rest on their laurels either: according to a 2022 YouGov study, 29% of Britons had cancelled at least one subscription in the month prior and 91% hadn’t made any new subscription commitments in the same time period. Globally, consumers are cancelling subscriptions almost twice as fast as they are taking on new ones.
Published: 20 Mar 2023Read
Six pieces of advice every team leader should keep top of mind
Leading a team is a challenge. Being a good team leader is even harder. The AOP Digital Publishing Awards judges share their advice for team leaders looking to improve the way they manage their teams and create a collaborative environment that allows individual strengths to shine through.
Published: 06 Mar 2023Read
Publishers share their top investment priorities to deliver high-quality content
With generated content now available at the click of a button, what can digital publishers do to make sure that they continue to differentiate their high-quality content? The AOP Digital Publishing Awards jury shared their expert suggestions on how and where publishers should be investing to continue producing and surfacing high quality content. Discover their top investment priorities here.
Published: 20 Feb 2023Read
AOP Digital Publishing Awards 2023 open for entries
The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) has announced that its prestigious annual awards are now open for entries. In collaboration with PubMatic, the Digital Publishing Awards are back to celebrate the talents and skills of the individuals and teams working to create, deliver, and monetise quality online content.
Published: 11 Jan 2023Read
AOP announces Winners of the Digital Publishing Awards 2022
– The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) celebrated the digital publishing industry’s top talent at its in-person awards ceremony held at Old Billingsgate in London, yesterday. AOP’s flagship event, now in its 20th year and organised in association with headline partner, PubMatic, was hosted by comedian Sophie Duker. The event showcased the individuals, teams and companies driving the successful growth of the online publishing sector. There were 26 category winners, judged by a panel of experts under the guidance of co-chairs, Amanda Barnes, Chief Executive of Faversham House, and Dominic Carter, Group Chief Commercial Officer of News UK.
Published: 16 Jun 2022Read
AOP announces shortlist for 2022 Digital Publishing Awards
The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) has today announced the shortlist for the 2022 Digital Publishing Awards – a celebration of the individuals and teams working to create, deliver, and monetise quality online content.
Published: 27 Apr 2022Read
Community building and engagement for digital publishers
With first-party data and genuine audience insight more important than ever, the relationship that a publisher has with their community puts control back into the hands of publishers. With this in mind, what’s the key to ensuring that you continue to strengthen the connection with your audience and grow your community?
Published: 21 Mar 2022Read
Unlocking creativity post-COVID
Last year showed us an industry that surpassed expectations to not just survive but to thrive too. We saw this determination and resilience shining through in the entries to the AOP Digital Publishing Awards last year, but what will the 2022 entries tell us about how our industry is moving forwards?
Published: 14 Mar 2022Read
The instruction manual you need to nurture a great team
At the AOP Awards, we put the spotlight on the teams that are leaving their mark on the organisation. But what are the hallmarks of a great team? And how can leaders work to successfully attract the right mix of talent to their teams? To understand, we asked our AOP Awards jury to share their insight and we’ve collated these answers to help you take your team to the next level…
Published: 04 Mar 2022Read
Here’s how to foster greater collaboration between advertisers and digital publishers
According to the AOP’s latest research report, 51% of publishers see direct deals as having the most potential for advertising revenue growth. But what can publishers do to make collaboration more attractive to advertisers and agencies?
Published: 28 Feb 2022Read
AOP Digital Publishing Awards 2022 open for entries
The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) has announced its prestigious annual awards are now open for entries. In collaboration with PubMatic, the Digital Publishing Awards will celebrate the talents and skills of the individuals and teams working to create, deliver, and monetise quality online content.
Published: 26 Jan 2022Read
AOP announces Winners for the Digital Publishing Awards 2021
William Reed Business Media named Best Digital Publisher Company: B2B and Immediate Media wins Best Digital Publishing Company: Consumer at AOP’s annual celebration of industry excellence, with a total of 26 winners receiving accolades
Published: 17 Sep 2021Read
Building the foundations for quality digital publishing
For the final week of our Celebrate the Finalists series, we wanted to home in on a topic that united all of our finalists: quality. In a sea of misinformation, disinformation, fake news, and clickbait, our finalists are leading the way in developing quality content and reader experiences.
Published: 03 Sep 2021Read
Here’s why culture and values are becoming a strategic priority for digital publishers
In many ways, ‘culture’ is a bit of a buzzword – it simultaneously says a lot, and very little at all. But addressing the challenges the phrase encompasses is critical for digital publishers to help lay the foundations for a better, more prosperous future for all.
Published: 27 Aug 2021Read
A digital publisher’s roadmap to fostering innovation
What is it about digital publishing that creates an environment that allowed such innovation to thrive? Here are five steps to help you foster a culture that supports and encourages innovation in your organisation.
Published: 08 Jul 2021Read
Finalists for Digital Publishing Company of the Year B2B and Consumer Announced
The AOP is delighted to announce the finalists for the Digital Publishing Awards Best Digital B2B and Consumer Publishing Company grand prix categories, sponsored by PubMatic.
Published: 07 Jul 2021Read
The essential ingredients for successful growth in digital publishing
What are the essential ingredients for continued growth? To understand how publishers are laying the foundations for future growth, we reached out to our AOP Awards finalists to understand what strategies they were putting in place to diversify and grow their brands.
Published: 05 Jul 2021Read
AOP announces shortlist for 2021 Digital Publishing Awards
The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) has today announced the shortlist for the 2021 Digital Publishing Awards – a celebration of best practice in innovative, creative, and profitable digital publishing.
Published: 10 Jun 2021Read
Three challenges facing B2B publishers in 2021 and beyond
In a year of health, social, and environmental crises, B2B publishers have risen to the challenge and proven themselves to be remarkably resilient. Judges for the AOP Awards shared their insights on what it was that had driven B2B success in 2020 – and what the factors will be that determine who the long-term winners will be.
Published: 21 Apr 2021Read
What are advertisers looking for in a publishing partner?
Advertisers and agencies are waking up to the power of their marketing spend. With relationships in the ecosystem evolving rapidly, we reached out to our buy-side judges for the AOP Awards to understand exactly what the qualities are they look for in a publishing partner.
Published: 12 Apr 2021Read
Four top tips for driving publisher-led social good initiatives
“We are all award of the power of the internet and as people who work in this sector, it is down to use to use our creativity and innovate to do good,” stated Anne-Claire Chenu, Director of Tech Sales – Northern Europe at Xandr, setting out a challenge for the digital publishing sector that many publishing brands are already trying to answer.
Published: 22 Mar 2021Read
The essential ingredients for digital publishing resilience
Amidst a year of pandemic, Brexit, and the US elections, the British Digital Publishing Industry has proven itself to be remarkably resilient. In many cases, digital publishers have thrived. Organisations have adapted to become more flexible, more innovative, more creative, and the longtail success to that determination is beginning to emerge.
Published: 09 Mar 2021Read
AOP Digital Publishing Awards 2021 open for entries
The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) has today announced that its prestigious annual awards are open for entries.
Published: 11 Feb 2021Read