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Thirteen steps in your journey to revenue diversification
To understand how digital publishers can take advantage of this tumultuous environment, we asked our Associate partners what they saw as the key to success when it came to developing new revenue streams. Here are thirteen ideas to help you adopt an innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and uncover new opportunities to open new avenues for revenue.
Published: 14 Feb 2024Read
The science behind crafting sticky content that engages your audience
In an age where consumers have a wealth of media competing for their attention, you need your content to be ‘sticky’: to catch the audience’s attention, to engage their interest, to encourage them to return to your content time and again. But what can digital publishers practically do to increase the stickiness of their content? Eleven of our Associate Members shared their top tips to help you deliver the maximum return on your work.
Published: 11 Dec 2023Read
A publisher’s guide to engaging members
Every publisher is trying to move their users along the engagement funnel - from those who stumble across your post online, to your casual users who dip in and out of content, to your super users who are most likely to invest in a subscription or membership. However, once you’ve got people into that super user group, what does it take to keep them there? How can publishers make sure they’re delivering value to their most engaged users?
Published: 03 Jul 2023Read
Nine tips to help you navigate the social platform disruption
Hardly a day goes by when one social platform or another doesn’t make news. Twitter is facing a steep slump in ad revenues following a mammoth erosion of advertiser trust. The USA is currently considering legislation to block TikTok, whilst the UK and Australia have recently banned the app from government devices. As users flock to other apps, new platforms are rapidly emerging, but whether they’ll have any staying power remains to be seen.
Published: 17 Apr 2023Read
Six opportunities you might be missing to free up resources in your team
Many digital publishers are finding themselves challenged to do more with less. And the most valuable resource, time, is always in short supply. So how can you free up more resources and time to allow your team to dedicate their efforts to developing new product or revenue opportunities? Six of our Associate partners shared where they thought you could automate processes to be more effective with your resources.
Published: 07 Feb 2023Read
How to streamline your digital publishing business in response to an uncertain economic climate
If you’re predicting a tightening of purses or a squeeze on your resources and bandwidth, then you’re not alone. We’ve collected a selection of helpful tips and ideas to help digital publishers streamline strategies, identify new avenues for innovation, and ensure they’re putting their best foot forward in 2023.
Published: 18 Jan 2023Read
Six revenue opportunities you could be missing
The pandemic highlighted the vulnerability of relying too heavily on a single revenue stream. And as we adjust to an increasingly cookieless world and to the rise of new formats for audiences to engage with, there are a wealth of opportunities for digital publishers to diversify their revenues. But what could you be missing?
Published: 13 Oct 2022Read
Five approaches to developing more intelligent metrics
What can publishers do to maximise their strategies and ensure that all parties get the experience they need? Here are seven tips from our panel of expert Associates to help you develop a seamless advertising experience.
Published: 12 Oct 2022Read
Ten paths to regaining control of the identity narrative
As the industry shifts to accommodate data privacy regulations and the demise of third-party cookies, advertisers are increasingly looking for reliable ways to connect and engage with their primary audiences, opening the door for publishers with detailed understanding of their audiences to take a more prominent role within the ecosystem. Discover ten top tips to help you leverage the strength of your quality publishing environment in the new world of privacy and identity
Published: 11 Oct 2022Read
Nine steps for creating a positive advertising environment
What can publishers do to maximise their strategies and ensure that all parties get the experience they need? Here are nine tips from our panel of expert Associates to help you develop a seamless advertising experience.
Published: 10 Oct 2022Read
Here’s how to make e-commerce work for your publishing brand
E-commerce can be a huge revenue source for publishers if done correctly- but what’s the key to successfully leveraging e-commerce to grow your publishing brand? We reached out to four experts to get their top tips for integrating e-commerce into your revenue portfolio
Published: 13 Jul 2022Read
Five expert ideas on how to convert audience engagement to value
As a publisher, your audience is your most precious asset and continually engaging and re-engaging your readers, viewers, and listeners in your content is essential for success. But with big players in subscription content such as Netflix facing challenges, how can you make sure you’re hitting the right notes?
Published: 23 May 2022Read
Twelve ideas to kickstart your product development strategy and drive new revenues
Publishers are putting the focus on product development as they look forward across the next 12 months, according to the latest Digital Publishers' Revenue Index - conducted by the AOP in association with Deloitte. But what do the experts think is the secret to product development that drives revenue for your organisation? Here are twelve ideas to help you revolutionise your product development for 2022 and beyond…
Published: 25 Mar 2022Read
Six ideas to make your user experience the best it can be
A poor user experience cripples your content strategy. You have to be able to create a slick, hassle-free, – and this is critical - an enjoyable user experience. For the final day of the AOP Publishing Tech Talk, we reached out to our Associates to understand how publishers can go above and beyond to create best experience possible for your audience.
Innovations in building audience revenues to inspire your strategies
In times of crisis, people turned to trusted publishers and quality journalism for the latest news and for entertainment during long months of lockdown. And there’s been no sign of this trend slowing. For the third day of the AOP Publishing Tech Talk, we’re exploring how you can diversify and build your reader revenues. And to kick off the day’s discussion, we reached out to our Associates to find out which innovations in reader revenue strategies they most admired…
Nine predictions for the future of the programmatic marketplace
New awareness around privacy concerns, audience data, and the end user experience suggest that the programmatic marketplace of 2025 could look radically different. We reached out to our Associate members to get their predictions on how the programmatic marketplace will continue to evolve – and how publishers can prepare accordingly…
Seven strategies for publishers looking to take control of their first-party data
Data is one of a publisher’s most valuable assets. And although the cookie has been granted a short lease of life, the focus remains very much on identifying a replacement for third-party cookies. For the first day of the AOP Publishing Tech Talk, we reached out to our expert Associates to hear their top tips to help publishers take control of their first-party data in a post-cookie world…
Seven common pitfalls digital publishers face when shifting their focus to first-party data
Last month, Google announced that they would delay the move to block third-party cookies until 2023 – a move that is still sending ripples through the industry as digital publishers re-evaluate their existing strategies.
Published: 20 Jul 2021Read