There are many reasons why media brands should consider adopting responsive web design. Several magazine and pure-play publishers have already jumped on the responsive bandwagon. Here are eight sites that stand out - on any device. Full Story
Meters and other online subscription models won't fix a lousy website experience – they'll only make it worse. That's why publishers considering a paywall need to think about more than just pricing.
In 2012, we wrote about a variety of ways that publishers are exploring new ways to attract and retain audiences, better serve advertisers, and grow their businesses. Here are seven case studies that stood out.
Our top 10 posts of 2012 crystallize the year’s major trends for media companies. The big-picture themes were about transition and transformation. The micro-trends involved how publishers are leveraging tools (HTML5), techniques (curation) and social platforms (Pinterest) to attract and retain audiences. Full Story
Responsive design is gaining traction among B2B publishers looking for low-cost ways to optimize their web content for smartphones and tablets. COLE Publishing is rolling out responsive design across all eight of its B2B websites in January. Full Story
As publishers rethink their digital strategies around mobile (and social as well), many are taking a fresh approach to their websites. Instead of the usual tinkering, we’ve seen wholesale website revamps that incorporate responsive design and other features designed to improve the user experience across devices. Full Story
HubSpot co-founder Dharmesh Shah says content creators should stop worrying about Penguin and Panda and focus on raising the quality bar. Oh, and a Google+ profile won't hurt your rankings, either. Full Story
Digital brands, particularly commerce sites, continue to adopt Pinterest-like designs to showcase image-heavy content. The Pinterest model could serve as a template for magazine publishers branching out into e-commerce and social commerce. Full Story
HTML5 promises to get publishers closer to digital media’s Promised Land: create once, deliver everywhere. As deployments increase and the tools mature, media companies are finding it easier to justify investing in HTML5 development. Full Story
A lack of industry movement toward responsive ads makes a publisher's transition to HTML5 and responsive UI a bit more problematic. For now, companies such as New York Media and IDG are using workarounds to resize the ads in their new environments. Full Story