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Issue Date: January 22, 2013
SPECIAL REPORT: Maximizing Revenue
American City Business Journals' weekly business journals, published in 40 metropolitan areas, are paid-subscription products in print and online—and always have been, said Whitney Shaw, ACBJ president-CEO. The company's websites operate under a “freemium” model, where certain content is free while other content, labeled premium, ... Read more
In the News
With its Metrostudy acquisition earlier this month, Hanley Wood at least doubled the size of its data-driven business intelligence unit. Hanley Wood Market Intelligence and Metrostudy will be combined into a single entity to be called Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, said Chris Veator, who joined Hanley Wood in August as president of Hanley Wood ... Read more
Atlantic Media's digital-only, global business publication Quartz saw traffic swell in December. The site attracted more than 1.4 million unique visitors, up 63% from November, bringing the tally for its first three months of operation to 3.5 million.
That number is more than three times the conservative estimate that Quartz Publisher Jay Lauf ... Read more
Expert Insight Sales & Marketing
Earlier this month, Penton Media tapped Kate Spellman to be senior VP-marketing, bringing her into the fold as the company moves forward under CEO David Kieselstein.
Spellman built her marketing career at United Business Media, where she most recently served as president of UBM Studios, a business unit devoted to the development of digital... Read more