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…
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.
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
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…
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
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
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
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