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Washington Post Plans Paywall

Washington Post Plans Paywall | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
The Washington Post, one of the last holdouts against the trend of charging readers for online access to newspaper articles, is likely to reverse that decision in 2013, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Marcus Brauchli: Bill Keller and Marcus Brauchli talk shop and the digital future of news » Nieman Journalism Lab

Marcus Brauchli: Bill Keller and Marcus Brauchli talk shop and the digital future of news » Nieman Journalism Lab | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
As part of its new media issue, Politico Magazine has a Susan Glasser interview with Bill Keller (ex-New York Times) and Marcus Brauchli (ex-Washington Post, ex-Wall Street Journal) in which they give their take on the changing media world. I was executive editor for eight years. We ...
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My bro Marcus sits down with Bill Keller and Susan Glasser and they talk about the future (and past) of journalism. 

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Lessons in paid content IV: Making sense out of it all

Lessons in paid content IV: Making sense out of it all | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
This is the final summary of our Lessons in paid content series. Click here to to read the previous posts.

Throughout this series, there have been a lot of numbers and graphs illustrating particular examples that might …
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Piano's Analytics Master Roman Gavuliak  has, in  the past few weeks  posted several articles on the  key lessons learned when analyzing and suggesting paid content scenarios for our clients. To make things easy, has has summed up his most important learnings in a short post.

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Newsweek Relaunch is Also Sweet Music for Slovakia’s Piano Media - FishbowlNY

Newsweek Relaunch is Also Sweet Music for Slovakia’s Piano Media - FishbowlNY | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
Newsweek Relaunch is Also Sweet Music for Slovakia’s Piano Media
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Fishbowl NY quotes our analytics guru Roman Gavuliak in their article about why Newsweek chose Piano. Huge shout out for Roman, a great guy who works hard. Roman will also be present at the #GENSummit 2014 in Barcelona in May running a master class. 

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Paywalls open doors

Paywalls open doors | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
PIANO MEDIA began as a simple idea based on the business model of television cable subscriptions. The thinking went that if people were willing to pay a single fee...
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The Economist does a piece on Piano’s strategy pivot, detailing the move from national #paywalls to individual metered solutions.  #paidcontent

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Slate to Introduce a Membership Plan

Slate to Introduce a Membership Plan | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
The digital magazine is starting Slate Plus, a program that will provide special access to Slate’s writers and live events.
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Let's see how Slate's Membership program works, they rejected a metered paywall. Still, glad to see they are getting involved and realize the need to generate at least some online subscription revenue 

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Newsweek Chooses Piano Media for New Paywall Technology

Newsweek Chooses Piano Media for New Paywall Technology | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
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Nice writeup by Katherine Noyes about Piano's Newsweek launch in Subscripiton Site Central. 

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Will Newsweek and Time rekindle a rivalry? - Digiday

On the very day Time.com takes the wrapper off a buzzy redesign, Newsweek's revived print edition boasts a big Bitcoin scoop. What year is it anyway?
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Who would have thunk it? Newsweek and Time battling it out for readers, in print, in 2014? Great to see that two former behemoths are again relevant in today's media clutter. 

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New Newsweek Taps Slovakian Paywall Gurus for an Ambitious Relaunch

New Newsweek Taps Slovakian Paywall Gurus for an Ambitious Relaunch | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
Slovak tech company Piano Media is a pioneer of systems to charge readers for consuming news online
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Bloomberg Businessweek's reporter Felix Gillette reports on Newsweek choosing Piano as the paywall provider with an interesting take on the story. 

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Newsweek to Use Slovak Piano Paywall

Newsweek to Use Slovak Piano Paywall | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
A Slovakia-based company that offers paywall projects for media to earn revenue for access to their online sites has made its first foray into the U.S. with a deal to provide its services to Newsweek. Piano Media said Wednesday its metering paywall system has been chosen by Newsweek's owner...
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ABC is sharing the news that Newsweek is using Piano's paywall. Sweet!

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Boston Globe drops paywall, adds meter instead | Poynter.

Boston Globe drops paywall, adds meter instead | Poynter. | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
I’m sure there’s a Reagan joke to crack here, but it’s too obvious even for me, editor writes.
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Boston Globe goes with a #paywall meter. 

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The newsonomics of Spotified news subscriptions

The newsonomics of Spotified news subscriptions | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
The Internet is supposed to be all about unbundling. But in the new digital economy, is there room for new, smarter rebundling?
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The Times of London rolls out a subscription bundle that now includes Spotify. And their sub numbers are topping 150K digitally.  Spotify should bring younger subs into their fold. 

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It Takes a Village to Protect a Rhino

It Takes a Village to Protect a Rhino | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
As Kenya makes efforts to save its critically endangered wildlife, like the white rhino, of which only eight remain, communities are learning the benefits of fighting poaching.
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'Gazeta Wyborcza' with new model of accessing its digital content

'Gazeta Wyborcza' with new model of accessing its digital content | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
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Gazeta Wyborcza's take on the launch of their meter from Piano. 

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Axel Springer's Bild Tabloid Builds a Paywall

Axel Springer's Bild Tabloid Builds a Paywall | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
Axel Springer said it would make some online content for Germany's Bild newspaper available only to paying customers, joining other tabloids in making the leap.
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Tabloid Bild, one of the EU's most popular sites, is putting up a #paywall from June 11. Premium subscriptions start at €5/month for digital only and go up to €15/month for digital and print vouchers (smart, only pick up the print papers you want, not all of them!) and some Bundesliga soccer video highlights. #paidcontent

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American newspaper revenue is still dropping, just not quite as much as before

American newspaper revenue is still dropping, just not quite as much as before | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
At Poynter, Rick Edmonds does us the favor of examining new numbers from the Newspaper Association of America on how newspapers performed financially in 2013. NAA's totals suggest "the best performance since 2006" — which is still a revenue decline, of 2.6 percent year-over-year. The hi…
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According to the NAA and Joshua Benton at the Nieman Journalism Labs newspapers still get 83% of their ad revenue from print BUT circulation gains (#paywalls) are increasing with 900 out of 1400 dailies now using some sort of payment platform.  

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Content monetisation services platforms: Piano Media and Tinypass

Content monetisation services platforms: Piano Media and Tinypass | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
With publishers desperate for income streams beyond the sub-par performing advertising model, the good old subscription model sticks its head back up. Nowadays subscriptions are part of a paywall s...
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Piano Media and TinyPass are looked at by Media writer 

Erik Vlietinck. 

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Smartphones, the Disappointing Miracle

Smartphones, the Disappointing Miracle | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
People from Earth’s most remote corners have something in common: They all download apps, interacting with the mobile Internet billions of times a day, and they all feel frustration at slow loads and app crashes. A new report shows how much work it is, getting us to this level of frustration.
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Next time you complain about your smart-phone app crashing, read about this article and it'll give you pause. 

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Digital Subscriptions Now Outpace Print at the Financial Times

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The FT reports 652K print and digital subscribers, the larges readership in the publication's history. Nice work over there guys! 

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Ian Burrell: Who said print was dead? Newsweek is back

Ian Burrell: Who said print was dead? Newsweek is back | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
One recent weekend Richard Addis, a former editor of the Daily Express, sat down and ploughed through 800 pages of British weekend newspapers and their accompanying supplements.
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Newsweek EMEA gets a new editor and a new look at long form journalism. 

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News - Newsweek with Piano's paywall - Giacomelli Media

News - Newsweek with Piano's paywall - Giacomelli Media | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
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More news about Piano putting up Newsweek's paywall. 

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Marcus Brauchli: How Independent Media Around The World Can Flourish | TechCrunch

Marcus Brauchli: How Independent Media Around The World Can Flourish | TechCrunch | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
Marcus Brauchli and Sasa Vucinic are two media veterans who believe in the potential of independent publications around the world. Brauchli’s background includes top editing positions at the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, while Vucinic helped launch the non-profit ...
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Marcus and his business partner Sasha get a nice write-up about their new company, funding emerging media companies in Tech Crunch. 

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Newsweek Magazine Chooses Piano Media As New Paywall Provider

Newsweek Magazine Chooses Piano Media As New Paywall Provider | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
Newsweek USA selects Piano Media’s paid content solution for managing both digital and print subscriptions
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Piano launches American Newsmagazine Newsweek's Paywall. A sweet win for the company, its first American client. 

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Ivan Stefunko

Ivan Stefunko | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
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Ivan Stefunko, an original investor in Piano Media is interviewed here and shares his thoughts about why Slovakia is such a hot tech startup field. 

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How digital weighs up against print for UK magazine circulations | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

How digital weighs up against print for UK magazine circulations | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Trends in online content | Scoop.it
New data from the Audit Bureau of Circulation reports combined digital and print sales for the first time with print still dominating, for now
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Interesting read on how digital / print circulations are shaping up. 

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You won’t believe Upworthy’s new way of measuring audience engagement until you read it

You won’t believe Upworthy’s new way of measuring audience engagement until you read it | Trends in online content | Scoop.it

Attention "Attention minutes" combine traditional metrics with measurements aimed at figuring out how much time readers really spend with content.

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Attention Minutes? Interesting new analytical concept. 

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