We've talked recently about current trends in audience behavior. General trends provide valuable insights for your content marketing approach—but it’s also helpful to try and drill down to specific facets of the population—to focus our tactics to engage specific readers.
Focusing on subscriptions, renewals, and ad revenue is a tried and true recipe for success in the media industry. Increasing Revenue per Reader, however, requires a willingness to leverage our industry expertise, experience and energy to deliver an experience that engages readers differently. Don't worry; while the New York Times has just recently made Events a priority, leading BtoB publishers and Niche Media show the way for the rest of us.
As a BtoB publisher, you know that revenue diversity is the key to success in our digital world. It’s no wonder that buyers' guides or directories are becoming an even more powerful tool for publishers—providing valuable information to readers and precious ad space to sponsors and advertisers.
By now, blogging is not a new medium, but it isn’t any less critical than it was before—for building traffic, boosting audience engagement and driving revenue. Let’s look at 7 qualities of successful blogs.