Mobile UX is crucial and it isn’t difficult to see why. Have you read an article today on your mobile phone? Chances are, you have. In fact, chances are, you’re reading this very article on your mobile phone. In 2015 we hit a critical moment in the tech world: time spent on mobile was 51% higher than time spent on desktop (42%).
The 2016 Olympics are approaching and elite athletes from around the world will be traveling to Brazil in hopes of taking home gold. But athletes aren’t the only ones that should be excited. Publishers have benefitted a lot from past Olympics events and can expect tremendous opportunities from the upcoming summer Olympics in August.
Paying careful attention to key advertising trends is a key to success for digital publishers in the age of ad blocking and unlimited free content.
As a digital publisher your main goal is always to get as many people reading your content as possible, but how do you do that? The answer: Make a point of engaging readers.
Startling mobile ad blocking trends have emerged from PageFair’s 2016 ad blocker report titled “Adblocking Goes Mobile” and PageFair’s findings paint a troubling picture of the emerging mobile, ad blocker landscape. At the same time, the data point to possible solutions for publishers as they seek more sustainable revenue models.
What if you could directly message a news site using chatbots asking to see all of the most recent articles about Donald Trump? Or, even better, ask the site to avoid showing you any articles about Donald Trump altogether? Quartz, a digital business publication, recently developed a chatbot that has made this possible and more.
How could Premium publishers with only, say, 400 employees outperform a more established publisher that has 4000? The answer is: by focusing on user engagement and nailing it.