Reports

subsThis report focuses on the strategies and tactics that premium publishers are deploying to develop their subscription operations and revenues. Issues examined include the product or service, pricing and marketing as well as matters of resources, distribution and advertising proposition. The report's principal sources include primarily input from OPA Europe members (either in the form of presentations or points raised in internal discussions), as well as material collected from selected external sources such as trade Press and specialist newsletters/blogs.

The 26 page report includes an appendix of slides from the company presentations shared at the October 2020 OPA Europe virtual best practice meeting.

Prepared by Constantine Kamaras, Head of Research and Insights, OPA Europe.

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covid report smallThis report focuses on the strategies and tactics premium publishers have implemented during the covid-19 pandemic crisis. Issues examined include company re-organization, content and services development, managing advertising sales, as well as innovations in marketing, in order to acquire or retain readers. The report's principal sources include primarily input from OPA Europe members, as well as material collected from selected external sources such as trade Press and specialist newsletters/blogs.

The 25 page report includes an appendix of slides from the company presentations shared at the June 2020 OPA Europe virtual best practice meeting.

Prepared by Constantine Kamaras, Head of Research and Insights, OPA Europe.

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distribution platformsThis report focuses on the apps publishing strategies of premium news brands. It examines a series of crucial issues such as strategic approach and rationale, content and services offered while focusing also on marketing/distribution, performance metrics and monetization as well as technology and human resources. The report's principal sources include primarily input from OPA Europe members (either in the form of presentations or points raised in internal discussions), as well as material collected from selected external sources such as trade Press and specialist newsletters/blogs.

The 22 page report includes an appendix of slides from the company presentations shared at the February 2020 OPA Europe best practice meeting in Madrid.

Prepared by Constantine Kamaras, Head of Research and Insights, OPA Europe.

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distribution platformsThis report focuses on the distribution strategies of premium news brands, particularly in relation to global platforms. It examines a series of crucial issues such as content and operational framework while focusing also on data, metrics, monetization and human resources as well as processes. The report's principal sources include primarily input from OPA Europe members (either in the form of presentations or points raised in internal discussions), as well as material collected from selected external sources such as trade Press and specialist newsletters/blogs.

The 27 page report includes an appendix of slides from the company presentations shared at the October 2019 OPA Europe best practice meeting in Rome.

Prepared by Constantine Kamaras, Head of Research and Insights, OPA Europe.

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big dataThis report focuses on Data Strategies in Digital Publishing. It examines the topics of infrastructure and tools as well as management of human resources while focusing in applications of Data in journalism, marketing and advertising sales. The report outlines the main challenges and highlights examples of successful policies, while at the same time raising key issues to be addressed. The report's main sources include presentations and discussions from the OPA Europe ‘Best Practice’ meeting of June 2019 in Copenhagen, as well as material collected from selected external sources such as trade Press and specialist newsletters/blogs.

The 31 page report includes an appendix of slides from the company presentations shared at the June 2019 OPA Europe best practice meeting in Copenhagen.

Prepared by Constantine Kamaras, Head of Research and Insights, OPA Europe.

Full report (Members only)

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