I have been pondering over data, privacy and all the scandals surrounding Facebook, Google, Amazon and the other tech giants. We all know they’re collecting vast amounts of information about us and using their monopolistic powers to pervert markets and lay waste whole industries at their whim.

However, this piece is not about them. It is about us. What’s wrong with us? We’re contained inside surveillance capitalism, yet we seem perfectly content to carry on. I read the other day that Facebook posted record profits despite ALL the stuff that’s been going on with them in 2018. Don’t we care…


We asked the Berlin digital media and publishing community about the future of audience acquisition, and the role of diversification.

On 26 September, Bibblio hosted the second edition of the Future of Media and Publishing meetup at Impact Hub in Berlin. As part of the evening we had a panel on audience acquisition and diversification featuring a trio of audience development executives, which enabled a really informative deep dive on the subject. So deep in fact, that there was too much for one blog post! This is Part II, and you can check out Part I here. …


We asked the Berlin digital media and publishing community about the future of audience acquisition, and the role of diversification.

On 26 September, Bibblio hosted the second edition of the Future of Media and Publishing meetup at Impact Hub in Berlin. As part of the evening we had a panel on audience acquisition and diversification featuring a trio of audience development executives, which enabled a really informative deep dive on the subject. So deep in fact, that there was too much for one blog post! So this is Part I, with Part II to follow.

Growth or diversity? Both?

Moderating the panel was Bibblio…


As early as mid-November, the way that you create content with your WordPress site is going to drastically change with the release of WordPress 5.0.

The focus of this major release is the WordPress Gutenberg Editor, which is a complete relaunch of the current text editor that you use to create posts and pages.

It’s not just a redesign — Gutenberg will change your WordPress content creation experience at a fundamental level, which is why it’s essential that you understand how Gutenberg works to avoid any interruptions to your WordPress workflows.

While Gutenberg will require some adjustment in the short-term, the long-term effect is that you’ll gain the ability to create more engaging content for your readers. …


Where are forward thinking publishers looking for sustainable audience growth and revenue?

On 20 September, Bibblio and our friends at Sovrn brought the Future of Media and Publishing meetup back to New York City, getting together a group of future-oriented publishers to discuss how the industry is changing and what they’re doing to adapt. We covered so much ground that we split the write-up of the evening into three parts. The first section features our speaker, Guy LeCharles Gonzalez (Publisher at Writer’s Digest and Director of marketing at F+W Media). …


Where are forward thinking publishers looking for sustainable audience growth and revenue?

On 20 September, Bibblio and our friends at Sovrn brought the Future of Media and Publishing meetup back to New York City, getting together a group of future-oriented publishers to discuss how the industry is changing and what they’re doing to adapt. We covered so much ground that we split the write-up of the evening into three parts. The first section features our speaker, Guy LeCharles Gonzalez (Publisher at Writer’s Digest and Director of marketing at F+W Media). Now we have the panel, featuring Carey Polis (Digital Director from Bon Appetit), Joe LaFalce (VP, Business Development at POPSUGAR) and Daniel…


Introducing a new mental model to help publishers think about audience strategy

On 20 September Bibblio and our friends at Sovrn brought the Future of Media and Publishing meetup back to New York City, getting together a group of future-oriented publishers to discuss how the industry is changing and what they’re doing to adapt. …


Takeaways from the panel at the first State of Media and Digital Publishing event in London

On Tuesday 11th September, a group of London’s forward thinking digital publishers gathered at WeWork Shoreditch for the first State of Media and Digital Publishing event. SMDP (for short) is a new event dedicated to insights and actionable advice on how to thrive in the industry.

With two knowledgeable speakers and a panel of industry innovators, we were well set up for a great evening. We want everyone to be able to benefit from what we learnt, so we’re publishing two in-depth articles about the event, and this is the second, reporting the key points from our panel discussion. …


For niche, quality digital publications, print and offline could be essential parts of your strategy

On Tuesday 11th September a group of London’s forward thinking digital publishers gathered at WeWork Shoreditch for the first State of Media and Digital Publishing event. SMDP (for short) is a new event dedicated to insights and actionable advice on how to thrive in the business.

With two knowledgeable speakers and a panel of industry innovators, we were well set up for a great evening. We want everyone to be able to benefit from what we learnt, so we’re publishing two in-depth articles about the event, starting with the talks from our speakers. Both speakers were from digital publishers who…


We’re more likely to click on an image than plain text, so make sure your related posts pack a visual punch.

Bibblio’s Related Posts for WordPress has become the much-discussed new kid on the block of content recommendation plugins. Its use of AI to constantly monitor and select the most appropriate content suggestions to appear below site posts has set it apart from the raft of predecessors that have saturated this increasingly important area of audience retention.

Alongside the AI, Bibblio’s plugin boasts a slickly-designed, customizable module, with many controls to determine how it looks and behaves. …

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