The Economist, and The Harvard Biz Review Find Success in Paid Circulation
Infographics & By the Numbers: 12 statistics that stuck out to us at the start of the year. Renewal rates for subs almost doubled at The Economist and double digit incraeses in paid circulation for The Harvard Business Review.
Publishers Weigh in on Apple's Terms in New Subscription Service: "A Sh!tty Deal."
A new Spotify-style magazine service has media executives calling Apple "greedy"
More on Apple Angers News Publishers with Plan to Keep 50% of Subscription Fees
Now the Wall Street Journal reports that Apple will price its “Netflix for news” all-you-can-read subscription service at about $10 per month, keeping around half of the revenue for itself.
GfK’s MRI and SymphonyAI’s Simmons Research Combine in Joint Venture
MRI and Simmons Research will immediately combine in a joint venture to be called MRI-Simmons. The JV will be co-owned by GfK and SymphonyAI Group, with GfK as the majority partner.
More on Meredith Corp Reports On-Pace Debt Reduction, Anticipates Improved Advertising Results
"Total company revenue culled from continuing operations more than doubled to $854 million, along with total advertising- related and consumer-related revenues that brought in $489 million and $337 million, respectively." reports Melynda Fuller at MediaPost.
Pamela Drucker Mann Reveals What’s Going on at Conde Nast
-so what exactly is going on at Condé Nast? (The Daily Front Row) went straight to the top and got the answers from Pamela Drucker Mann, the company’s chief revenue and marketing officer.
Q&A with Joanna Saltz, House Beautiful's Editorial Director
Saltz is one of three judges for this year's Home Design Awards: She came to the magazine from Delish, where she remains the site director.
DCN: "CPM Is Old News - The Business Case for Selling Content Differently
"Of the millions pieces of content that are published online every day, only 10% are ever seen. If that shockingly low statistic makes your heart sink, you’re certainly not alone. Publishers across the globe are fighting the increasingly difficult battle to get their articles in front of the right people – or even just real people." writes Trisha Stefani, VP, Media Partnerships at Pressboard.
BuzzFeed Votes to Unionize After Layoffs
Employees have informed BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith of their intentions, according to the NewsGuild of New York — the union with which BuzzFeed is organizing. NewsGuild said that more than 90% of "eligible editorial employees signed on to the union effort."
Tech Crunch Is Starting a Subscription Product Called Extra Crunch
Matthew Panzarino, Danny Crichton and Eric Eldon of TechCrunch write, “Extra Crunch, as it says on the tin, is an additional layer of content, coverage, product and events-based offerings for our most regular and engaged readers. This will consist of articles that go more in-depth on topics in the entrepreneurship and startup universe, of course.
Explore the AMMC 2019 Recap
Read about the panels, perspectives and personalities from this year's special centennial conference—featuring cultural icons, business leaders and thought-provoking discussion about the challenges and opportunities ahead for magazine media.