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Working with Deloitte, the AOP carries out a quarterly piece of research – the Digital Publishers Revenue Index [DPRI]. Access to the full report is exclusively for Board Members of the AOP – our quarterly press releases below provide an indicator of key trends.

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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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Content Verification Guide: How to implement a brand safe strategy

Launched at Digital Trust Forum, the Content Verification Guide highlights key factors to consider when implementing a brand safety strategy.

Published: 31 Jan 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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