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SEO Tips for Digital Publishers, a Must Do List for 2019

For digital publishers, SEO is the process of getting more readers for their magazines, whether it is for the latest news or evergreen content. The prime goal is to improve the click-through rate on organic search engine results.

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a sequence of improvements the online visibility of a website in a web search engine’s unpaid results (also called “natural”, “organic”, or “earned” results). In general, the higher your website is ranking on the search results page, the more people have a chance to see it.

How high your website ranks depends on many factors: rules and algorithms of how search engine works, keywords typed into Google, terms that people look for and the language they use, etc. As you see, it’s a complex mechanism.

Even if your website appears on the first page of search results, the click-through rate can continue to be low – CTR under 4% means that you get really small traffic, which is probably reflected on your business statistics and… revenues.

How to change it?

Forget about SEO you’ve known so far.

Yes, you read that right. Forget about clichéd golden SEO rules you’ve seen on the internet many times and focus on optimization techniques which will result in attracting better-targeted visitors to your website keeping the high position in SERPs.

If you want to know how to make your website visible and often-clicked, you’ve come to the right place.

How to Use Mobile Apps Technology to Attract Readers to Your Magazine?

Attracting readers to your magazine is both a science and art because of mobile technology influence readers’ behavior. That’s a challenge for the publishing industry.

Modern readers are digitally-flexible – they are adapting well to new, varied sources of getting information, and they are absorbing technological novelties with ease. These factors made linear decision-making consumer’s journey obsolete.

Publishers don’t have an easy life, do they?

The key to making it easier lies in the answer to the following question: how are the publishing process and reading habits evolving as a result of the technological change; and what opportunities this knowledge opens to the publisher?

The current state of the publishing industry can be best described in two words: continued evolution.

With the ongoing technological changes, the publishers face decreasing readers’ attention span, so creating mobile-optimized content, and sales funnels is a must.

Sounds interesting? Let’s get started.

Mobile Academy for Teachers in the App — a Case Study of WhyBlueSky Project

A women-made team of experts in innovative learning has designed the system that has the potential to grant access to modern education to kids around the World. PressPad is a mobile technology backbone of this teachers app project.

Mobile apps are an integral and natural part of everyday life – we use them to communicate with each other, get the daily news, read magazines, make purchases. But apps potential is much greater and the WhyBlueSky, a Polish-based startup, proves it.

Their overall idea was to create sets of professional training for teachers in Africa. They wanted to reach out to educators located in Nigeria. The question was how to distribute their premium product in the country with limited access to the internet.

The answer was controlled digital distribution with a mobile app from PressPad.

Why?

Digital Publishing Solutions – the Right Way to Monetize Online Content?

PressPad digital publishing solutions are the answer to rapidly growing readership trends: consuming news on mobile devices, getting magazines via an app and buying publications in browsers thanks to online payments.

The goal is to enable publishers to create, distribute and monetize their content in a way corresponding to the above mentioned digitalization tendencies.

The technological development resulted in the appearance of the requirement to implement digital solutions for publishers. Today, the IT companies improving electronic text formats, designing mobile devices and digital software, fulfill the essential role also in a different field – they are designating online publishing trends.

Paid Digital Distribution of Magazines and Books Redefined As PressPad Offers a New Type of Digital Newsstands

PressPad, a digital publishing SaaS company from Cracow, Poland, has just launched an e-commerce solution for PDF magazines and self-publishers. Their goal is to enable publishers to be able to monetize traffic on more than one website and realize transactions on site with one of the lowest commissions.

The PDF Publishing E-commerce Solution for Self-Publishers

It is especially obvious in public transport. At the bus stops, in the cafes. Publishing industry has changed. When have you seen someone reading a print newspaper lately? Those times are gone. Now, buying and reading magazines comes down to one click. It is time to face reality – not only publishing is going digital, but also selling. And people like it that way, don’t they?

A Flexible Paywall in the PressPad News Apps — Innovation or Revelation to the News Publishing Industry?

PressPad, a digital publishing technology company supports magazine publishers since 2011. Now, they are on their way to innovate business models in the news publishing industry with a better paywall implementation.

“How to monetize online content?” — This evergreen question may finally get the correct answer.

Does It Pay to Use a Paywall?

The integral part of the publishers’ life is devising a business plan leading to monetizing content. One of the most successful strategies is a paywall, which is used by the most influential world newspapers, niche magazines, and WordPress publishers.

Newspapers like “The New York Times”, “The Daily Mail” or “The Wall Street Journal” have successfully generated income through a method of limited access. How is it possible that this way based on paid subscriptions achieved success in the age of immediate, quick and free admission to news and information?

Digital Publishing Course — Become a Better Publisher with PressPad

As a publisher, you understand that the success of your publication base on the knowledge. In most cases, publishing is a business venture. And as such it requires many skills built upon the knowledge from many walks of life: marketing, sales, IT and many others.

We help publishers in their journey since 2011.

During that time we have observing digital challenges faced by all type of publishers. It is not just about a choice between different publishing strategies and marketing tactics. It is also about keeping up with digital trends and being one step ahead of the competition.

Our goal is sharing knowledge to make publishers’ digital journey easier and more effective.