Publishers: Paywalls Need to Die. There’s a Better Way to Monetize

Paywalls have become commonplace in digital publishing, but they’re ineffective and create a barrier to the free press. Instead, publishers must use advertising to monetize new channels and give consumers the content they crave for free. Back in the 90s, when publishers began moving their content online, there emerged a range of strategies: only the major headlines for some, whole editions for others. As they built a web presence, an entirely new genre of digital-only

Internet Usage Statistics 2021: The Data Never Sleeps 8.0

In an increasingly digitized world, exacerbated by the emergence of COVID-19, these years have introduced a new era in which technology and data play a larger and crucial part in our daily lives. For any marketer or business out there, one thing is certain: the influence of data consumption in our modern digital environment has undoubtedly increased as we are in the thick of our present pandemic. Between quarantine and the widespread lockdown of offices,

Scary… The Average Halloween Fan Is Planning To Spend Over $100 This Year!

For the first time ever, per-person spending for Halloween will top $100. This year, each of the top spending categories – candy, decorations, costumes, and greeting cards will see significant increases, not just over last year’s numbers, but also over 2019 spending numbers. The Shelf, 021 Halloween Spending, Sales, Stats, and Trends Halloween Statistics Are UP! Last year, less than half of us were interested in celebrating Halloween but this year spending is back up,

Infographic: 21 Social Media Statistics That Every Marketer Needs To Know In 2021

No doubt that the influence of social media as a marketing channel increases each year. Some platforms arise, such as TikTok, and some remain almost the same as Facebook, leading to progressive change in consumer behavior. However, with years people got used to brands presented on social media, so marketers need to invent new approaches to achieve success on this channel. That’s why keeping an eye on the latest trends is crucial to any marketing