Local Press and the Independent Newsagent
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Local Press and the Independent Newsagent

The growth of digital media and declining circulations have conspired to put huge pressure on the publisher-newsagent relationship; a relationship that has, more many years, been the lynchpin of newspaper sales. Andrea Kirkby looks at the state of pl

By Andrea Kirkby  |  01/11/2006

No surrender!
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No surrender!

Newspapers might be in long term structural decline, but they are not throwing in the towel. Indeed, the energy and creativity with which the press is fighting its corner is breathtaking. Raymond Snoddy looks at how they are battling for every last r

By Ray Snoddy  |  01/11/2006

Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Online Publishers
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Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Online Publishers

Don Nicholas and his team have spent many years researching how publishers make money online. He has identified seven management best practices that are shared by the most successful companies. Here they are …

By Don Nicholas  |  01/11/2006

AOP '06
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AOP '06

On 4th October 2006, the Association of Online Publishers held its 5th annual conference and awards at the Hilton Hotel in London. James Evelegh went along with his paper and pen, only to be outdone by the fellow from RBI next to him, who blogged the

By James Evelegh  |  01/11/2006

Mobile Content
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Mobile Content

Mobile is a growth area. The advertising industry is starting to take note and content providers are looking at possibilities beyond SMS & ringtones – the mainstays up until now. Andrea Kirkby looks at some of the issues facing publishers.

By Andrea Kirkby  |  01/11/2006

UK NEPA 2006
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UK NEPA 2006

UK NEPA’s (Newsletter and Electronic Publishers Association) 12th annual conference for specialised information providers was held in London on 27 June. The theme of the conference was ‘The Electronic Challenge’. Kate Worlock picks out the main talki

By Kate Worlock  |  01/09/2006

Alan Geere on the nationals - 6
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Alan Geere on the nationals - 6

Each issue, Alan Geere casts an eye over the performance of the national press.

By Alan Geere  |  01/09/2006

Manage improved return-rate/availability outcomes
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Manage improved return-rate/availability outcomes

The statistical analysis of supply and demand is the cornerstone of an efficient distribution operation. Got right, it can affect both an increase in sales and a reduction in costs. Jim McArdle looks at the relationship between some of the key variab

By Jim McArdle  |  01/09/2006

The Community Media Company?
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The Community Media Company?

In this digital age, with its rapidly fragmenting media landscape, what is the future for the regional press? Tony Coad met with Tim Bowdler, chief executive at Johnston Press, to hear him outline his vision for the development of regional newspapers

By Tony Coad  |  01/09/2006

Watching paint dry
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Watching paint dry

Your weekly entertainment guide should be FUN. More than that, it should be the cornerstone of your strategy to attract younger readers. Then, why is it that so many What’s On guides are dull, unfocussed and lack a voice?

By Peter Sands  |  01/09/2006

Subscription websites
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Subscription websites

Shelf space is not a problem online, and neither, as a result, are range reviews or delistings. There is room for all and virtual magazine superstores are springing up all over the place, offering consumers a wide choice and publishers a valuable new

By Andrea Kirkby  |  01/09/2006

Is this the last chapter for paper?
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Is this the last chapter for paper?

Digital technologies are resulting in more content, more channels and more ways to consume media than ever before. What does this mean for publishers? To find out, Deloitte and the UK Association of Online Publishers spoke to over thirty key digital

By Jane Price-Stephens  |  01/09/2006

DM on the web
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DM on the web

Despite the onward march of the web as a subscription source, subscription marketers are still underperforming in the online world. The reasons are, firstly, a failure to apply direct marketing techniques as rigorously in the online environment and,

By Gill Lambert  |  01/09/2006

Alan Geere on the nationals - 5
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Alan Geere on the nationals - 5

Each issue, Alan Geere casts an eye over the performance of the national press.

By Alan Geere  |  01/07/2006

Exploiting opportunity
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Exploiting opportunity

The regional press is coming to terms with the new media landscape and is repositioning its print brands accordingly. Tony Coad talks to Johnston’s group sales and marketing director, Chris Pennock, about how they are responding to the rapidly changi

By Tony Coad  |  01/07/2006

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