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Arkansas Times digital membership so far

October 1, 2013


Posted by Lindsey Millar on Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 4:28 PM Daily papers all over the country have adopted paywalls. The majority of the biggest papers in the country now have them. But as far as we know, there are no other free weeklies who’ve put part of their website behind a metered paywall […]

Top 5 newsbrands attract 46 million readers per week

August 30, 2013


BY Arif Durrani, Amid all the talk of declining newspaper sales and an industry battling to maintain relevancy, the quarterly National Readership Survey provides a welcome reminder about the enduring role the press continues to play in many consumers lives. The top five newspaper brands in the UK – The Sun/Sun on Sunday (13.5m), Daily […]

Conversion Rate Lessons for Newspaper Paywalls July 18th, 2010

August 14, 2013


Paywalls are a hot topic online at the moment. In the UK The Times has recently put their whole site behind a pay wall and in early 2011 the New York Times is set to also go behind a pay wall. Both of these sites will join sites such as the Wall Street Journal which […]

First post-paywall figures reveal slump in Sun website market share

August 14, 2013


Sun’s 1.81 per cent July web market share drops to 0.81 per cent on 11 August Better performance than when The Times went behind a paywall in 2010   The Sun’s website lost more than a third of its market share of internet visits in the first ten days following its move behind a paywall, […]


August 3, 2013


Today (1st of August) marks the launch of The Sun’s online and mobile pay model as it seeks to follow The Times in monetising its digital proposition beyond advertising. The 32 million users who browse the news site each month will now be met by a £2-a-week paywall that forms part of the new Sun+ package. […]

‘New York Times’ Mobile Site Gets Much-Needed Upgrade

May 31, 2013


BY LAUREN INDVIK April was a big news month for The New York Times and other national news outlets that covered the Boston Marathon bombings and subsequent suspect chase. To accommodate the growing number of readers who turn to their smartphone devices for breaking news coverage, the Times has completely reengineered the front and back ends of its mobile website for […]

Habemus dollars for the New York Times

March 15, 2013


New pope, new approach to online comments for The New York Times. On Wednesday afternoon, as Catholics celebrated the white smoke, the Times rolled out an experimental approach designed to enhance discussion by adding structured data. Times readers who went to the paper’s story on the election of Pope Francis were asked them to define themselves three ways: […]