We use ad-blockers as well, you know. We gotta keep those servers running though. Did you know that we publish useful books and run friendly conferences — crafted for pros like yourself? E.g. upcoming SmashingConf Barcelona, dedicated to smart front-end techniques and design patterns.
Martha Rotter is co-founder and developer of Woopie, a platform to create beautiful digital publications. She also recently launched an online publication for the Irish technology community, Idea Magazine. Martha writes regularly on her own blog about digital media, technology and data. Outside of startups, Martha teaches web development at the National College of Ireland and works with technology-focused community organizations including OpenCoffee Dublin and Age Action.
Finally some good news from the media industry: digital subscriptions are growing. We see positive reports from newspapers like The New York Times and magazine publishers like Conde Nast: announcements about increases in their digital content sales and paywall members.
When you have fantastic and original content, ensuring your readers have the best possible experience is critical to building and keeping your audience. The following suggested practices can help you design your content to create a better experience for your readers.