platforms

Sep
11
The secret of Apple News+ success? Knowing your content and your audience

The secret of Apple News+ success? Knowing your content and your audience

What does a fried egg have to do with the Wall Street Journal and Apple News+? It's all about your most important content…
6 min read
Jun
07
It's 2019, and you still need to own your content

It's 2019, and you still need to own your content

Beware the roach motels of the platforms - if content is your business, you still need to own and publish it yourself.
1 min read
Feb
26
Is Medium aiming to be the Facebook of long-form writing?

Is Medium aiming to be the Facebook of long-form writing?

Stowe Boyd has some serious questions about the future of Medium: And what about Medium? Are we better off because
1 min read
Nov
06
Social platforms: perfect propaganda delivery tools

Social platforms: perfect propaganda delivery tools

This post by JP Rangaswami resonated with me, because it summed up one of the areas digital seems to have
1 min read
Apr
25
How The Economist plays the platform game

How The Economist plays the platform game

How do you recruit new subscribers - especially young ones? For The Economist, social platforms are a big part of the equation…
3 min read
Feb
07
Medium is struggling to break out of the tech niche

Medium is struggling to break out of the tech niche

Interesting analysis of Medium’s audience from Frederic Filloux, which I missed last month: This is both good and bad
1 min read
Jan
05
Medium's direction shift: why we should welcome it

Medium's direction shift: why we should welcome it

Yesterday, the news broke that Medium has shifted direction, and is laying off some people, and bashed out a quick
3 min read
Nov
18
Medium makes publications more prominent in its apps

Medium makes publications more prominent in its apps

Medium is making Publications, its approach to creating “websites” within the platform, much more prominent in its apps: Only publications
1 min read
Feb
23
Bill Simmons' The Ringer heads to Medium

Bill Simmons' The Ringer heads to Medium

Talking of publishing platforms, Bill Simmons’ new venture, post-Grantland and ESPN, is heading to Medium: We first talked to Bill
1 min read
Feb
18
Facebook Instant Articles for all publishers, come April

Facebook Instant Articles for all publishers, come April

Interesting news from the folks at Facebook – Instant Articles for all: We’re excited to announce that on April 12th
2 min read