Why use Paywall software? Monetizing your digital publication requires a crucial decision: Should I set up a paywall? Most publishers find that their digital ad revenues are trending downward and are looking to replace and build revenue with paid subscription access. Monetizing your content changes your approach online as you now have the ability to […]
Don’t be afraid of the paywall. Pete and Tyler will tell you why the long terms gains to traffic, readership, and revenue are worth it.
Password sharing doesn’t have to be a publisher’s worst nightmare. You have a few options to turn paywall dodging into revenue.
Pete answers a publisher question on improving the performance of their sign-up page to increase paid subscription sales.
Pete walks through a few actual publications, offering advice on how to find and phrase your best member benefits to sell more paid subscriptions.
Pete and Tyler discuss how they would build a viable local news publication in the digital age, with practical tips and tactics.
Weigh the pros and cons of subscriptions v. donations as revenue models for local publishers in a continuing conversation with Pete and Tyler Channell.
Tyler Channel has a long history of helping small, local news publishers survive and thrive in the new digital world. The head of the Paywall Project and also head of Success here at Leaky Paywall, Tyler sat down with Pete to offer his wisdom on how local news publishers can succeed in the digital era, including two major success stories and a load of good tips.
Selling an ad-free subscription has given Swedish publisher Samnytt a significant boost in revenue.
Let’s answer the question: What should I set my paywall meter to? In other words, how many free articles should I give away before prompting a visitor to pay for a subscription? This is a question we get all the time from both news and magazine publishers. In this video you will learn: The problem […]
Successful paywall strategies for publishers This interview was originally posted on Nearview Media. Eric and Pete dive deep into free registrations and paid subscription strategies. Make sure you check out Eric’s High Value Publishing podcast (where this interview is also published). A little bit about Eric: “For the past 28 years, I’ve worked with hundreds […]
Learn two ways to target and promote paid subscriptions to your free registered users
Transcript: Welcome to episode 22 of the paywall podcast. I’m Pete I’m here with Jeremy and Tyler, and we are going to talk today about one very powerful idea: How to monetize your free registration level with a paid sponsorship. If you have a free registration or you’re considering setting up a free registration level […]
Get the rundown on boosting your revenue with the simple pricing of yours publication’s digital subscription, in this five minute video.
Get the rundown on why an email newsletter is important to your paid subscriptions and a tour of a successful newsletter, in under 3 minutes.
In this MACMA webinar, Pete offers a deep dive on digital subscription revenue, with a template for success based on best practices and publisher examples.
Invest 6 minutes to learn the most important step in growing your paid subscriber base. We have implemented this strategy throughout our publisher base and the results are impressive. You will learn how to: Grow your email list Convert paying subscribers See a successful publication’s approach Watch now: Lightly edited transcript: What I’m going to […]
Adding a family plan increases your revenue options by offering readers a compelling alternative to password sharing.
This month’s update brings you a few quick updates just to make your life (and subscriptions) easier, as well as a new product preview.
Paywall Optimizer is a visual walkthrough of your subscription funnel, identifying issues and offering easy tactics for improvement.
This month, we have easy tactics for improving your subscription funnel, publisher success stories, updates for developers, and more.
Wilderness Living has built a slick, modern website with a strong, consistent user experience using no Big Tech providers.
This month, we go in depth on creating a user experience that converts casual readers to paid subscriptions, along with a few other tips.
Step #4 of our Subscription Accelerator™ framework Once you have a good paid subscription flow it’s time to consider adding new revenue products. The following 15 are easy, low hanging fruit, tactics that you can implement now to bump up your subscription revenues. If you would like to listen to the episode that inspired this […]
Customer service is a major overhead expense that can be reduced by creating a dynamic menu.
Step Three of the Subscription Accelerator™ Framework To recap, the Subscription Accelerator™ is our formula for revving up your paid subscriptions and, with them, your revenue (full video recording available below). Step one is collecting registered readers, by offering free but limited access to your casual and semi-casual visitors. Step two is sending your newsletter of […]
This month we have a deep dive how your email newsletter can grow paid subscriptions, along with tips and tools for your reader experience.
Step Two of the Subscription Accelerator™ Framework Is your email newsletter your #2 source of subscription revenue? Today we will cover the importance of your email newsletter. It is the number two step in the Subscription Accelerator™ framework. Please note this is a lightly edited transcript from the following video: Opportunities The first thing I […]
A framework for how publishers can grow subscriptions: from email registrations and free levels to increased traffic and paying subscribers. (Video and transcript)
When it comes to creating a subscription/membership system in WordPress, there are dozens of options available. Here at Zeen101, we are laser-focused on serving news and magazine publishers. Our Leaky Paywall product is more than your typical WordPress plugin. It’s an enterprise purpose-built solution designed to accelerate your paid subscriptions Let’s dive into specifics that […]
This month we have news on Leaky Paywall security updates, a way to fine-tune your meter, and successful examples from our publishers.
When it comes to creating a subscription/membership system in WordPress, there’s no shortage of plugins out there. Here at Zeen101, we are laser-focused on serving news and magazine publishers. Our Leaky Paywall product is more than your typical WordPress plugin. It’s an enterprise purpose-built solution designed to accelerate your paid subscriptions Let’s dive into specifics […]
The Texan has created an example of the perfect subscription page, with great cards, good benefits, and a compelling layou
When it comes to gating access to content, there’s no shortage of plugins out there designed to help make it happen. Here at Zeen101, we are laser-focused on serving news and magazine publishers. Our Leaky Paywall product is more than your typical WordPress plugin. It’s an enterprise purpose-built solution designed to accelerate your paid subscriptions. […]
IssueM can help local, real-time news publishers create quick-loading e-editions without cluttering their workflow.
With dozens of different WordPress-based plugins in the subscription/membership space, it can be hard to find exactly what you’re looking for. Here at Zeen101, we are laser-focused on news and magazine publishers. Our Leaky Paywall product is more than your standard WordPress plugin. It’s an enterprise purpose-built solution designed to 3x your subscription revenues. Let’s […]
Tips on subscriber behavior, fine-tuning your site, and integrations for partners you trust: get squared away before the holidays!
Understanding user behavior guides subscription messaging, but Western Standard has taken it a step further to aid in content creation.
Better tools help you gain more subscriptions. This month’s update is all about improving and enhancing existing tools for your benefit.
Leaky Paywall and WooCommerce make it easy to set up and sell your digital subscriptions, with a versatile collections of tools.
By adding a free registration level, Small Boats increased their email signups by 20% each month. Your email list is 10x more likely to subscribe.
The Subscription Accelerator™ shows you how to make your digital publication profitable, starting with The Free Subscription Level.
This month we’ve got new tips, partners, integrations, and inspiration for your journey to subscription success.
Foreign Lobby is making the most of their content with a regular subscription, with donations, and with pay-per-post articles.
Paywall Podcast Episode 16 explores different ways to sell group subscriptions and explains how, when, and why you should use each one.
Rugby News has found a way to combine a free registration level, email-based bulk subscriptions, and advertising sponsorships into something new.
IP Blocker stops incognito browsers from bypassing your paywall. Add a free level registration and they join your subscription funnel.
This month, get tools and techniques for understanding subscriber behavior and pulling them into your subscriber funnel.
Having an app can increase your paid subscriptions by 10-30%. It opens up a whole new base of subscribers and improves reader experience.
ZEEN101’s Ultimate Guidebook for News & Magazine Publishers is a quick start guide for accelerating your digital subscriptions.