As publishers invest more heavily in technology to build their digital businesses, some are discovering a new revenue stream: selling their home-grown technology to other publishers. Forbes is the latest to hang a shingle as tech vendor, announcing on Monday that legal publisher ALM will license Forbes’ content management platform, dubbed Falcon. Full Story
IDG's Consumer & SMB group needed to update its bloated, inflexible publishing systems to consolidate platforms and improve efficiencies across three brands. It opted for a home-grown system leveraging HMTL5 and responsive design. Is this the model of a digital-first future? Full Story
As the economy remains tight, publishers will continue to seek new ways to drive revenue from existing channels – and new programs that better serve clients. Making better use of data and optimization technologies is the key to both, says Arden’s Wallace Ryland.
The digital push that began in 2010 with the launch of the iPad and gained momentum in 2011 with the growing popularity of tablet editions is poised to become a truly dominant force in our industry. Bonnier’s Gregg Hano couldn’t be more excited about it. Full Story
Cygnus rebuilds its suite of websites around a common content management system that integrates print, web and mobile workflows. In-house development keeps implementation costs low – and the returns are starting to show. Full Story
Options for publishers are growing in the frenzied daily deals space. White-label platform vendor Tippr has launched an affiliate network designed to extend the reach and revenue opportunities of publishers' daily deal offerings. Full Story
As news sites begin deploying Google One Pass, the paid content platform's head of business product management says metered subscriptions are gaining traction. Most early partners are newspapers, but Shirani says magazine publishers are showing 'a lot of interest' in One Pass for mobile apps. Full Story