Breakthrough! A newspaper discovered how to turn their web business profitable

By | July 24, 2012
Breakthrough! A newspaper discovered how to turn their web business profitable

See, innovation in traditional press isn't all dead. The Daily Mail managed to make the transition. Now the rest of the press should stop complaining about the need to protect the dinosaur business model called printed press, and start to make the transition (that is, assuming they care about keeping their business alive).

/via +Ade Oshineye 

Reshared post from +Mike Downes

This is good news for online news .. the exception, not the rule ?

The site's unparallelled growth in vistors over the past five years has been achieved by fewer than 30 people in the UK, a team of 20 in New York, and 10 in Los Angeles.

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Daily Mail’s newspaper website has turned a profit in June 2012 for the first time amid global expansion

4 thoughts on “Breakthrough! A newspaper discovered how to turn their web business profitable

  1. Sophie Wrobel

    But +Nick Ryder there is a HUGE market for things like that. Imagine if Bild newspaper (which has a bad reputation here) set up a Pinterest-like clone to collect all the sleazy gossip? Hey, they might even overtake the animated GIF market segment!

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  2. Jim Marsh

    Amazing just how many people feel the need to keep up with the vast array of sub-celebs this (what is the online equivalent of 'rag' ?) news paper promotes.

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  3. Nick Ryder

    I think the +Daily Mail has benefited online by expanding it's foreign readership, who are unaware of its reputation as one of the worst British newspapers.

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