Successes & Stories

Introducing the Paywall Podcast

Looking to generate more subscribers with your paywall? We discuss paywall strategies and tactics for news and magazine publishers. With over 900 publishers running our subscription platform we have learned …

Do Flipbook E-Editions Really Work?

Flipbooks: Yea or Nay? Flipbooks (or e-editions) were an early development in field of digital publications. It was a logical step: they were a perfect replica of the print magazine, …

How To Make Digital Advertising Work For You

Digital Advertising That Works In Autumn 2018, at the National Newspaper Association’s annual trade show, ZEEN101’s Pete Ericson led a roundtable discussion on digital advertising. The consensus was that digital …

How To Use Leaky Paywall As A Hybrid

Leaks Aren’t For Everyone Your content is your currency, so it’s not surprising that an entire industry has arisen around keeping it safe. Leaky Paywall is hardly the only metered …

Introducing Anvil…

We’ve got exciting news. For the past few years, the ZEEN101 team has been hard at work in our super-secret underground laboratory planning, sketching, building, and refining the first all-in-one …

Leaky Paywall Version 4 is out

3 major features have been added to Leaky Paywall (along with UI improvements and bug-fixes): API integration for 3rd party payment gateways. You can now integrate with any payment system …

The Surprising Effectiveness of Digital Issues

In an effort to grab and keep the attention of an audience, many publishers—when they “went digital”—accelerated the pace of publishing to breakneck speed. Unburdened by the physical distribution limitations of print publishing—sourcing, printing, shipping, etc.—digital publishing meant rapid-fire publishing was now possible. Blogs, vlogs, ‘grams, streams, and all the other exhausting forms of stream-of-consciousness publishing proliferated—much to the frenetic joy of the audience and the frenetic stress of the publisher. Hello!