When The Information launched, many in mainstream media looked at what the team were doing and scoffed. There was no way a hard paywall could work, the…
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It’s crazy to think about, but it’s already been a month since I announced A Media Operator was going paid. It’s been an exciting experience and the up…
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Plus looking at how we can form habits with our readers
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Happy Friday, everyone! Thanks for being a subscriber to A Media Operator. Let’s jump right into the essay! When Axios broke the news last week that Do…
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Happy Tuesday! I hope you had a good weekend and your week is off to a good start. Last Friday, I wrote a piece proposing a new monetization strategy l…
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Hint: I'm talking real estate
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And, new tools for publishers
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Or, why going solo has its draw backs
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The Athletic Raises $50m + An Example of a Premium Membership Product
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Thank you to everyone who became a paid subscriber to A Media Operator over the past few days. The response has been incredible and I am unbelievably a…
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Plus... A Media Operator is going paid on Substack. Yup.
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With cookies dying, publishers are going to be forced to focus on collecting first-party data. If they do, there's the potential for an advertising bus…
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