The downturn in event revenue has been brutal for publishers who counted on their tradeshows and conferences to pick up the slide in print in 2009.
Articles by Matt Kinsman
Virtual event provider InXpo has introduced a new series of Twitter services that can be packaged with virtual events.
Ever come into work one morning and discover advertising that shouldn’t be there on your Web site?
In August, FOLIO: will release a special report analyzing five year’s worth of its B-to-B CEO surveys conducted with Readex Research, tracking everything from revenue performance to profit trends to technology investments and CEO salaries.In advance of the five-year outlook, FOLIO: is offering a preview of some of the findings specific to b-to-b publishers in 2008 and 2009.
Publisher interest in digital editions continues to grow, even as the Web site becomes the primary digital product for many. However, many publishers are just scratching the surface of what’s available to them, from embedded search and rich media to back-end audience measurement, which can be used to help plan future issues as well as convert to lead generation.
In an April 28th memo announcing salary cuts and a reduced work week for the summer months, Penton Media CEO Sharon Rowlands advised employees that they may be eligible for unemployment benefits and told them to check with their local unemployment office.
Covenant lite deals and the 30 percent cushions attached to many publishing loans a few years ago seem almost laughable today.
Last month, ABM’s Business Information Network reported b-to-b ad pages fell 27 percent in January 2009 compared to January 2008— the largest single drop in a year (representing nearly 30 s
The memo received by BNP Media staffers this week alerting them to 25 percent salary cuts for the foreseeable future includes a line that jumps off the page almost as much as that "25 percent"
Salary cuts are the norm for many publishers these days and the executive level is often the first hit before it trickles down to the rank-and-file.