Blogs & Cases

Der Teckbote gains digital subscribers

Local newspaper gains digital subscribers during the global COVID-19 pandemic - a case story with Der Teckbote

Jul 08 2021 | Insights | Cases | Media

It should come as no surprise that the local newspaper industry has long been under pressure, and according to Reuters’ recent Digital News Report 2021, the global COVID-19 crisis has done nothing to relinquish the situation.

However, at Der Teckbote, a local newspaper situated in Kirchheim unter Teck near Stuttgart, Germany, they have risen to the occasion: Despite the odds, this local star has managed to increase its epaper reader engagement and gain digital subscribers. How?

How to work with epaper user tracking and analysis

How to work with epaper user tracking and analysis - a case story with Dagbladet Børsen

Jun 09 2021 | Insights | Cases | Media

Is your to-do-list cramped with buzzwords and ideas on how to accelerate your digital transformation? Well, according to WAN IFRA’s latest World Press Trends Outlook report, you are not alone – it is on top of news publishers’ 2021 priority lists.

Text-to-Speech: The audio opportunity that shouldn’t be ignored

Feb 11 2021 | Insights | Cases | Media

Would you rather listen to the article? Press play and have the article read aloud by the Text-to-Speech Google Cloud speech synthesis. 

Audio and spoken content are making quite the noise amongst publishers and newspapers these years. And no wonder: Reading takes time and focus – which is in short supply with modern ways of living. At the same time, always being accessible is key no-matter the context in which the user finds him or herself in.

The ePapers form a key part of Belfast Telegraph's value proposition

Jun 18 2020 | Insights | Cases | Media

We’ve previously written about Independent News & Media and their revamped digital strategy. Among the Irish-based media group’s titles, you’ll find Belfast Telegraph, and we’ve had a quick chat with their Head of Digital, Morgane Campioni, about their new ePaper solution and their partnership with Visiolink.

Independent News & Media has embarked on a digital journey

Jun 04 2020 | Business | Cases | Media

Despite only being 500 miles in a beeline away from Scandinavia, the ePaper hasn’t really enjoyed a similar level of demand, and thus success, in the British Isles. But this is a fact that Independent News & Media (INM) hope to change through a brand-new digital strategy with new subscription models and value-based promotion of their ePaper solutions and news sites.

The media's corona coverage has peaked - does it reflect a turning point in the pandemic?

May 07 2020 | Insights | Media | Blogs

The public is very much influenced by the media in regard to what we talk about and what is top of mind. In the same way the media also reflect if a specific topic has reached its peak. And it might look as if the corona pandemic is starting to slow down – at least in the sense of media coverage.

10 years with the iPad – and tablet based e-papers

Apr 09 2020 | Technology | Media | Blogs

10 years ago, on January 27, 2010, the now deceased Apple founder, Steve Jobs, unveiled the 1st generation of the iPad. At Visiolink we would like to pay homage to an invention that would go on to change the way we consume journalism.

Jysk Fynske Medier gives free access to Corona-articles despite of economic threat

Mar 25 2020 | Insights | Cases | Media

According to a new study from Trygfonden, the traditional news media are considered to be a more trustworthy and important news source than social media. But the encouraging news are overshadowed by the Covid-19 pandemic which is adding pressure to the media industry with the local media and small media houses being particularly threatened by the current crisis.

New Year's Column: Praise to the adaptive media industry

Jan 06 2020 | Business | Media | Blogs

A new decade has begun, and I'm sure we are all eager to find out what the coming ten years will bring. But before we get all carried away about the future, I would like to take some time to reminisce about a truly eventful decade for the media industry and Visiolink as well.

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BI Insighters - a users' group focused on Business Intelligence and data-driven activities

Dec 05 2019 | Insights | Media | Blogs

Visiolink recently invited a group of selected clients to an informal day under the not so informal name - BI Insighters. With a focus on knowledge sharing within the field of Business Intelligence, the represented media houses each presented a case they are/have been working on for great inspiration to the other participants.

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Key takeaways from World Press Trends 2019

Nov 21 2019 | Business | Media | Blogs

In October, WAN-IFRA published their annual industry report World Press Trends 2019. We’ve been reading through it, and in this blog post we highlight the most interesting findings of the report as we see it.

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7 key takeaways from the VCAB-meeting in Berlin

Nov 05 2019 | Business | Media | Blogs

Two weeks has passed since we parted with the Visiolink Customer Advisory Board (VCAB) in Berlin, and we have now had the chance to digest all the valuable inputs from the two inspirational days together.