REFLECTIONS ON Refinery29

Three years on from its 2015 UK launch Refinery29 has achieved a strong grip on the market and built a solid reputation for relevant, engaging editorial.

MEMBERSHIPS – THE WAY I SEE IT

A while ago I was asked to write an article on membership models for What’s New In Publishing. The brief was to include a case study and focus on how this business strategy might work for magazine publishers. Having written about this in my latest book, Business Strategies for Magazine Publishing, and advised a few […]
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NME CLOSES PRINT EDITION

Sadly, it is the end of an era – NME aka New Musical Express has finally decided to cease its weekly print edition from today after 66 years.

COMING TO A SMALL SCREEN NEAR YOU . . .

Look around you, right now. You may be sat at your desk, slouched on the couch, or en-route to somewhere special but the chances are you’re probably ‘consuming content’ on your smart phone, tablet or some such device. And those around you are probably at it as well. On my own daily grind I very […]
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MY 7 PILLARS OF GREAT CONTENT

My latest post ­– in the form of a narrated slideshow – has a more interactive feel. Some points are obvious, but usually forgotten. Others, not so much.