Schleswig-Holsteinischer Zeitungsverlag, commonly known as sh:z, is a fond user of interstitials. They’ve been working with the full page ad format ever since they launched their ePaper solution almost six years ago. Today interstitials account for a substantial part of sh:z’s revenues.
Newspaper circulation numbers are dropping, and that makes it all the more important for media houses to succeed in converting print subscribers into digital subscribers.
To provide you with food for thought, we’ve examined no less than 159 newspapers' ePaper to find out which methods the best in class make use of.
With a digitized newspaper follows a new toolset for advertising, enabling new ways of engagement. One such tool, that ought to attract the attention of publishers ambitious on maximizing revenue, is the interstitials. Their potential is indisputable, but many publishers still haven’t embraced them. And that could prove to be a huge mistake.
Many types of digital ads have been introduced since the term ‘digital advertising’ was first coined back in the beginning of the 90’s. Some of these ads have proven successful. Others have not. Clickable Ads in the ePaper is one of the formats that’s proven particularly successful.
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Almost every single newspaper on the planet has an ePaper. Probably yours too. But is it a profitable part of your business? It certainly should be – and the Visiolink Inspirational Tour 2017 will show you how to maximize your ePaper revenues from readers and advertisers.
Twice a year Visiolink publish a benchmark report based on several key metrics across a wide range of ePaper solutions. The results for the spring 2017 benchmarks are now in, and while there's not much groundbreaking news this time around, there's one big upside to the numbers; they're up!
We recently added a much-wanted feature to our Google Analytics data tracking platform. User ID Tracking opens a new range of commercial data-based scenarios. Now it's possible to connect a specific user with their behavior in-app. Combine User ID with page swipes, articles read, and publications opened to get comprehensive knowledge of each single reader.
"I strongly disagree. A journalist's role is not to judge, and that's what you are talking about." The words, uttered by editor-in-chief Jacob Nybroe of Jyllands-Posten to another editor-in-chief, Lea Korsgaard of Zetland, fell on Wednesday the 19th in a panel debate hosted by Visiolink at the beautiful Aarhus City Hall. The debate centered on the state and future of journalism, and one of the main issues was trust (and mistrust) between people, media and governments.
Journalists all over the world are struggling to find their way in a world where "alternative facts" and "fake news" are being hurled around by politicians and citizens alike on the Internet. Is it possible to reinstate our faith in democracy with journalism?
To many publishers the ePaper is a niche. Some don’t even bother tracking usage statistics. That’s a shame, though. The ePaper platform is superior to print in many ways, even if it is still just a replica edition. The key to success and profitability lies in measuring key metrics – and acting on that data.
The turn of a year is the obvious time for reflecting on the year that passed. We certainly had some great times in 2016. We went around Europe, trying to unlock the secrets of readers across the continent. An effort that morphed into two benchmark reports.
Delivering an ePaper might seem easy. Upload PDF, serve PDF to readers, done. While that might essentially be true, delivering a high-end reading experience isn’t as simple. We’re constantly battling a classic dilemma: Speed vs. quality.