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Martha Lane Fox appointed UK Digital Champion role

June 18, 2010 by


News on the appointment of Martha Lane Fox as the UK digital champion > view the letter from Number 10 here Martha Lane Fox, famous for co-founding, will help initiatives like the Race Online 2012 campaign which will encourage as many people as possible to get online. And if I can setup a blog, […]

Paywalls or start from scratch?

January 26, 2010 by


“Paywalls may not be perfect but are worth a try” – NMA. The headline worries me – paywalls “worth a try?” I believe we need to start from scratch; seek out other business models and research other businesses which are thriving online. Traditional publishers need to look outside of their industry – there’re far too […]

A year in business media 2009

December 23, 2009 by


At this time of year, it always seems to be about predictions. Predictions, predictions, predictions. Instead let’s look at the trends and top five posts on for 2009. Online reporting tools are great at tracking this – albeit very simple on WordPress. 1. Economist to launch on Amazon’s Kindle 2. New publishing business models […]

Search Engine Strategies (SES) London

November 26, 2009 by


Image via Wikipedia For b2b publishers trying to get their head around the acronyms which come with search marketing, Search Engine Strategies (SES), an event laid on by Matt McGowan’s Incisive Media team, is a must attend event next year. Search plays a massive part in the online marketing mix. It can drive targeted traffic, […]

YouTube Direct

November 17, 2009 by


Revolution magazine closes; Media Week goes online only

November 17, 2009 by


I expected Revolution to go but losing a print version of Media Week will be a loss. It was always worth a quick flick through! Media Week goes online-only under Haymarket restructure Which one next?

Business models

October 15, 2009 by


A really insightful piece from Neil Thackray, ‘wringing our Hands about paid content and advertising.’ Related articles by Zemanta New publishing business models (