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5 Personas Publishers Should Create – This Week’s 30-Minute Mentor Webinar

Apr 01, 2015 by

If you’re a publisher struggling to achieve higher levels of engagement and conversion from big audiences with diverse interests, we invite you to spend a half-hour with us tomorrow to gain some insights into managing subscriber data. In this sixth installment of our 30-Minute Mentor Webinar series for publishing, media, and entertainment, Lyris Professional Services

What Keeps Digital Publishing Execs up at Night? Conversations from the Digiday Publishers Summit, Part 1

Mar 30, 2015 by

Was it night-time skiing? Or partaking of certain vision-enhancing activities that happen to be legal in Colorado? No! That’s not what’s keeping publishers up at night – it’s the  top business challenges that they grapple with, and that the executives attending last week’s Digiday Publishers Summit 2015 in Vail, Colorado almost unanimously lamented: Monetizing mobile

“Personalization” is Dead – Long Live Personalization

Mar 25, 2015 by

Back in the good old days, the proverbial shopkeeper is said to have known her customers directly and was able to address them as individuals while engaging in sales conversations and chit-chat that best fit each individual’s interests. But in reality, for any sized business except a corner store in a tiny village, a typical

Bigger Companies Should Take Note of These Great Emails from Startups

Mar 19, 2015 by

This article originally appeared on Marketing Land on October 22, 2014   I’ve been receiving a lot of emails from startups recently and notice they are surprisingly good at email design. So, let’s take a look at the anatomy of a startup email design, because every business — no matter how long it’s been around

Publishing is Dead? Long Live Publishing!

Mar 07, 2015 by

This article originally appeared on Adotas on February 23, 2015  To misquote Mark Twain, “The reports of the death of music have been greatly exaggerated.” For 20 years – long before the iPod came along – there has been a meme circulating on the Internet that ‘music is dead’. Yet music is not just surviving – it