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DLR 183 – Podcasts for Publishers?

The Digital Landscape Report brings you the latest news, research, and insights impacting digital publishers. And this month, we’re delighted to offer you a sneak preview of the newsletter which is usually only available to our members! Here is a taster the most recent report.

Published: 01 May 2024

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Aop DPRI Q4

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AOP and Deloitte Data Shows Growth in Subscription, Audio, and Sponsorship Revenues for Publishers, Offset by Drop in Display Advertising

The latest Digital Publishers’ Revenue Index (DPRI) from the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) and Deloitte reveals strong growth in subscription, audio, and sponsorship revenues year-on-year (YoY) for digital publishers, though overall digital revenue for Q4 2023 was down by 1.8% from Q4 2022, for a total of £174 million.

Published: 19 Mar 2024

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AOP Survey Reveals Publishers Optimistic for Year Ahead, with Focus on Product Innovation

New survey results from the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) reveal UK publishers ranked their confidence at 7.1 out of 10 when asked how ready they were to face future challenges and opportunities, with developing revenue streams through product innovation ranked as the number one business priority for the year ahead.

Published: 06 Feb 2024

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Aop DPRI Q3

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Revenue growth flat for digital publishers in Q3 2023, with drops in display and video revenues offset by continued subscription growth

The latest Digital Publishers’ Revenue Index (DPRI) from the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) and Deloitte reveals 58% of respondents reported growth year-on-year (YoY), though overall digital revenue for Q3 2023 was down by -0.5% from Q3 2022, for a total of £153 million.

Published: 12 Dec 2023

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Aop DPRI Q2

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Q2 2023 sees revenue growth for digital publishers with notable surge in subscriptions, reports AOP and Deloitte

The latest Digital Publishers’ Revenue Index (DPRI) from the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) and Deloitte reveals total digital revenue for Q2 2023 was £155.9million, up by 0.3% from Q2 2022, with half of respondents reporting growth year-on-year (YoY).

Published: 05 Oct 2023

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Adaptive strategies, transparency and insights

The Digital Landscape Report brings you the latest news, research, and insights impacting digital publishers. And this month, we’re delighted to offer you a sneak preview of the newsletter which is usually only available to our members! Here is a taster the most recent report.

Published: 05 Jul 2023

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Aop DPRI Q1

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Publishers’ digital revenue remained static in Q1 2023, though subscriptions enjoy strong growth, reports AOP and Deloitte

The latest Digital Publishers’ Revenue Index (DPRI) from the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) and Deloitte reveals total digital revenue for Q1 2023 was £151.8 million, up by 0.1% from Q1 2022.

Published: 12 Jun 2023

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AOP DPRI Q4

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Publishers’ digital revenue up by 3% in Q4 2022, reports AOP and Deloitte

The Digital Publishers’ Revenue Index for Q4 2022 is now live. The research from the AOP and Deloitte shows that digital revenue was up by 3% for publishers, with 75% of respondents reporting strong confidence in advertising revenue growth. Discover more findings from the research report here.

Published: 09 Mar 2023

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AOP research reveals continuing shift away from open programmatic for UK publishers

For the AOP’s latest survey, ‘Digital Publishing: Outlook and Priorities for 2023’, we investigated the sentiment of the UK digital publishing industry and how businesses are adapting to current and future challenges. What it reveals is a surprising level of confidence, an unsurprising move away from open programmatic, and a dedication to progress beyond profit.

Published: 15 Feb 2023

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Aop DPRI Q3

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Publishers’ digital revenue up by 2.7% in Q3 2022, reports AOP and Deloitte

The latest Digital Publishers’ Revenue Index (DPRI) from the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) and Deloitte reveals total digital revenue for Q3 2022 was £153.5 million, up by 2.7% from Q3 2021.

Published: 16 Dec 2022

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Aop DPRI Q2

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Publishers’ digital revenue up by 12.3% in Q2 2022, reports AOP and Deloitte

The latest Digital Publishers’ Revenue Index (DPRI) from the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) and Deloitte reveals total digital revenue for Q2 2022 was £154.8million, up by 12.3% from Q2 2021.

Published: 23 Sept 2022

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Aop DPRI Q1

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Digital audio revenues up 500% in Q1 2022, reports AOP and Deloitte

Total digital publishing revenue was £151.6million in Q1 2022, with 50% of respondents reporting positive growth

Published: 27 May 2022

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Aop DPRI Q4

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AOP and Deloitte report digital publishing revenues up by 13.4% in Q4 2021

The Digital Publishers’ Revenue Index – in association with Deloitte – has revealed continued growth in digital publishing revenue in the fourth quarter of 2021, up 13.4% from Q4 2020. B2B and B2C experienced an uptick in publishing revenues, both on a 12-month rolling basis and as year-on-year change. And with over half of respondents reporting positive revenue growth, AOP board member confidence in their own companies has increased.

Published: 17 Mar 2022

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AOP research reveals publishers are broadly optimistic about preparations for cookie deprecation

New survey results from the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) see publishers rate their confidence levels at 6.5 out of 10, when asked how they felt about their plans for the demise of third-party cookies. Furthermore, while advertising remains a significant source of revenue for publishers and underpins the creation of quality content, new revenue streams represent a greater opportunity over the next three years, according to those surveyed.

Published: 23 Feb 2022

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AOP and Deloitte report digital publishing revenues up by 40.8% in Q2 2021

Total digital revenues for publishers in Q2 2021 hit £137.8m, up by 40.8% compared to Q2 2020, with growth across all revenue categories

Published: 25 Oct 2021

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AOP and Deloitte report digital publishing revenues up by 31.9% in Q1 2021

Total digital revenues for publishers in Q1 2021 hit £152m with growth across almost all revenue categories

Published: 24 Aug 2021

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AOP and Deloitte report signals recovery as digital publishing revenues increase to £165.1 million

Digital publisher revenues for Q4 2020 were up 13.1% on Q4 2019, largely driven by a 44.0% increase in subscriptions and 16.8% growth in display advertising

Published: 26 Apr 2021

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AOP and Deloitte report reveals 78% of publishers are prioritising ad revenue growth – a marked increase on previous figure

Digital publishers’ priorities shifted in Q3 2020, with a renewed focus on increasing ad revenue

Published: 09 Feb 2021

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AOP and Deloitte report reveals publisher revenue decline less steep than expected

Digital publisher revenues for Q2 2020 were down 14.3% on Q2 2019, despite national lockdown, and industry confidence is rebounding

Published: 17 Nov 2020

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AOP and Deloitte report slight 2.3% decline in digital publishers’ revenue in Q1 2020

AOP and Deloitte data shows that strong growth in subscriptions failed to offset significant declines in recruitment and display advertising revenue

Published: 28 Aug 2020

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AOP analysis finds content verification technology is a key driver of ad discrepancy

The latest AOP research shows ad discrepancy levels increase by nearly 150% when keyword-blocking tags or brand safety wrappers are present.

Published: 07 Feb 2020

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AOP data finds digital advertising revenues are in decline, but non-advertising revenues are increasing

AOP and Deloitte reveal that revenue from online video and subscriptions is growing, despite an overall reduction in digital publishing revenues in Q2 2019

Published: 20 Nov 2019

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AOP sees boost in publisher confidence despite revenue decline in Q1

AOP and Deloitte reveal that industry confidence increased by 33% in Q1 2019 compared to Q4 2018, despite a fall in publisher revenue

Published: 04 Jul 2019

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AOP audit finds ad blocking rates at three-year low, but revenue lost continues to increase

The latest results from AOP reveals publishers are losing more than £18.4m in revenue, despite drop in ad blocking rates

Published: 16 May 2019

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Three-fifths of digital publishers saw business growth in 2018

AOP and Deloitte reveal annual digital publishing revenues increased by 6.8% to £511.5m, driven by strong growth in display and video formats

Published: 23 Apr 2019

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