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Trinity Mirror launch a new online classified advertising service

28th February 2014

BUYSELL is packed with trade services and items for sale from across our regions, so whatever you need you'll find exactly what you're looking for, right on your doorstep.

Partnering with established online classified providers Vivastreet, the website has core categories ranging from buy and sell trade and services, properties, electricals, homewares, cars, events, pets and much more, and is responsive to desktop, tablet and mobile.

 

BUYSELL benefits for advertisers include:

  • Better Reach - ads run on desktop and mobile versions of sites.
  • Better Targeting - A local, engaged audience actively seeking out your advert, product or service.
  • Search Friendly Adverts - Your adverts are tagged based their content, allowing it to be quickly and easily found by search engines.
  • Automatic Creation - If you're already a print customer we'll produce your advert directly from the print version.
  • Direct Response - Buyers contact sellers directly from their listing via email, phone or by visiting their website.
  • Measure the Response - Log into your own account and see how many people have viewed your advert and engaged with it via phone, email or website.
  • Bigger Audience - Extend the reach of your adverts to a wider audience.

 

Trinity Mirror to launch paid-for tablet editions

15th March 2012

Newspaper publisher to launch tablet editions of the Daily Mirror, Daily Record and key regional titles this summer.

Trinity Mirror chief executive Sly Bailey is to launch paid-for tablet editions of key titles including the Daily Mirror – priced at less than £10 per month – and said that the publisher is in good shape in its fight against Rupert Murdoch's Sun on Sunday.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/mar/15/trinity-mirror-newspapers-paid-tablet-editions?newsfeed=true

ITV profits rise 14.3% as production and online revenues grow

29th February 2012

ITV has reported pre-tax profits of £327m in 2011, up 14.3% year on year, as growth in its studio and online businesses sent revenues up 4% to £2.1bn.

In its preliminary results for 2011 ITV said broadcasting and online revenues were £1.82bn, an increase of 3% year on year, which it said was driven by growth outside TV spot advertising, which it refers to as net ad revenues (NAR).

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/1119615/ITV-profits-rise-143-production-online-revenues-grow/

Telegraph Media Group in six figure deal with Kia

5th March 2012

TMG and Korean car manufacturer Kia have created a multimedia campaign that invites the paper's readers to scratch off a latex advert on the back cover of The Telegraph Magazine.

The campaign launched on Saturday with what TMG claims to be a media first on the back cover of a magazine – a scratchable advertisement with a layer of mud-like latex applied, which readers scratch away to reveal the new Kia car model.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/News/MostRead/1120364/Telegraph-Media-Group-six-figure-deal-Kia/

Sunday Sun boosts national newspaper sales by 1.5m copies

6th March 2012

Rupert Murdoch's launch of a Sunday edition of The Sun has lifted national newspaper sales by more than 1.5 million copies, according to unofficial figures from publishers.

The second edition of News International's 50p Sun on Sunday at the weekend (4 March) is believed to have sold 2.66 million copies, placing it exactly on a par with average sales of the company's previous Sunday tabloid, News of the World, before it closed in July.

For the full article, please see the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/1120776/Sundays-Sun-boosts-national-newspaper-sales-15m-copies/

Channel 4 announces 4seven catch up channel

9th March 2012

Channel 4 has announced the launch of a new channel that will allow viewers to catch up repeats of its shows.

The channel, called 4seven, will offer content from the previous seven days as an alternative to watching online.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-17311528

Trinity Mirror to launch Happli daily deals service

9th March 2012

National and regional newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror is squaring up to the likes of Groupon and LivingSocial with a new daily deals service, backed by a heavyweight ad campaign.

The publisher has launched a landing site for the service called Happli and is poised to roll out the service regionally and nationally next week.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/News/MostEmailed/1120810/Trinity-Mirror-launch-Happli-daily-deals-service/

Men's titles lead digital charge

16th February 2012

Household brands Elle and Company are amont 56 magazine brands which have reported paid-for digital edition numbers via ABC for the first time, but it is men's titles Men's Health, T3 and GQ that have registered the highest circulations.

In total, 72 magazine brands have reported average circulation figures for their digital editions, more than quadrupling from the last reporting period, when just 16 reported.

Barry McIlheney, chief executive of the PPA, said: "In keeping with the rest of the industry, reporting standards are constantly changing. The ability to report digital edition figures alongside print circulation has been a step forward for publishers."

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.brandrepublic.com/go/Digital%20AM/article/1117627/magazine-abcs-mens-titles-lead-digital-editions-charge/?DCMP=EMC-CONDigitalAM

News International moves to reassure advertisers in The Sun

14th February 2012

News International is seeking to reassure key advertisers and agencies that it is business as usual at The Sun, despite rising tensions following staff arrests at the weekend.

Media Week understands News International’s commercial leader, Paul Hayes, has contacted leaders at WPP, Omnicom, Publicis Groupe, IPG Mediabrands and Havas agencies. He is said to have included, and added to, comments made by chief executive Tom Mockridge in a leaked email on 28 January.

The email which states News International is "confronting past mistakes and is making fundamental changes" to the way it operates, is believed to include a request from Hayes for agencies and advertisers to contact him directly if they have any further concerns or questions.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/comment/vital+stats/1117130/News-International-moves-reassure-advertisers-Sun/

Co-operative Food to launch digital and print customer magazine

14th February 2012

The Co-operative Food is launching a bi-monthly in-store customer magazine and a bi-monthly digital magazine on 14th March.

Co-operative Food magazine, published by River, will have a print run of one million.

It will be available for free in all Co-operative food stores and other Co-operative societies including Midcounties, Midlands and Anglia Regional.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediaam/article/1116995/?DCMP=EMC-MediaAMBulletin

News International reports 119,255 digital subs for The Times

14th February 2012

News International has provided an update on its two UK newspaper websites behind paywalls, to report 119,255 digital subscribers for The Times and 113,818 for the Sunday Times.

In further revelations, the publisher reported an average of 59,882 copies of The Times were downloaded daily on the iPad, a 35% increase since September 2011.

The average number of The Sunday Times iPad edition downloads in January was 63,959, representing an 80% increase since September.

For the full article, please click the following link...

http://www.brandrepublic.com/go/Brand%20Republic%20daily%20news%20bulletin/article/1117156/news-international-reports-119255-digital-subs-times/?DCMP=EMC-CONBrandRepublicdailynewsbulletin

News Corp hit by $87m NotW costs

9th February 2012

News Corp has reported a 43% hit on its publishing arm, which includes its UK national newspapers, reducing the unit's operating income to $218m (£138m) as it was hit by multimillion-pound costs relating to the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World.

News Corporation's third-quarter results reveal that it has paid out $87m (£55m) in charges relating to the ongoing investigation into phone hacking and payments to police officers at its UK newspaper arm.

For the full article, please click the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediaam/article/1116355/?DCMP=EMC-MediaAMBulletin

Channel 4 makes promotions in sales restructure

9th February 2012

Channel 4 has promoted its controller of sponsorship, Rob Ramsay, to the role of partnership leader and its deputy head of trading, Steve Alexander, to training leader, as it moves towards completing its sales restructure.

In their new roles, Ramsay and Alexander will be charged with leading the partnership and trading specialists in each of Channel 4's new agency-facing teams.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediaam/article/1116493/?DCMP=EMC-MediaAMBulletin

Mirror Online relaunch offers closer integration with Facebook

8th February 2012

Mirror Digital Group has revamped Mirror Online with a raft of additional editorial features and advertisting opportunities including closer integration with Facebook, although the site has suffered early teething problems.

The changes mark the site's biggest revamp in five years and have been spearheaded by Chris Ellis, Trinity Mirror managing director, digital nationals division, and Matt Kelly, publisher Mirror Group digital.

Mirror Online is a relative minnow compared to marketing leaders Mail Online and Guardian.co.uk, according to Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) figures.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediaam/article/1116135/?DCMP=EMC-MediaAMBulletin

Financial Times Buys Assanka of London to boost web software development

5th January 2012

 

The Financial Times, owned by education publisher Pearson Plc (PSON), acquired London-based web developer Assanka Ltd., according to an internal memo.

“This acquisition supports our strategy to deliver our world-class journalism anywhere, anytime on any device, delivering new digital products and services that engage our busy readers,” Chief Executive Officer John Ridding wrote in a message to staff today. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-05/financial-times-buys-assanka-to-boost-web-software-development.html

 

Trinity Mirror acquires digital comms specialist for £8m in cash

4th January 2012

Trinity Mirror, publisher of the Daily Mirror, has acquired Communicator Corp, the digital communications company which specialises in email marketing and mobile communications, for £8m, as it seeks to expand is digital marketing offering.

Communicator Corp, based in Sunderland, operates in nearly 180 countries and its client base includes Adidas, Mitchells & Butler and Scottish & Southern Energy.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.brandrepublic.com/go/Digital%20AM/article/1110560/trinity-mirror-acquires-digital-comms-specialist-8m-cash/?DCMP=EMC-CONDigitalAM

Mail restructures agency sales print unit

4th January 2012

Mail Newspapers has restructured its 80-strong commercial team in a move to forge closer relations with media agencies, and has chosen not to replace its head of agency trading.

The restructure centres on Mail Newspapers' agency sales print division – which encompasses the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday – and has been implemented by John Teal, group advertising director.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediaam/article/1110530/?DCMP=EMC-MediaAMBulletin

FT lifts cover price for second time in three months

4th January 2012

The Financial Times has quietly lifted the cover price of its weekday edition in the UK from £2.20 to £2.50, its second cover price rise within the past three months.

The Pearson-owned business title is also raising the cover price of its Saturday edition from £2.80 to £3.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediaam/article/1110518/?DCMP=EMC-MediaAMBulletin

Trinity Mirror looks to digital age with restructure

16th December 2011

 

Trinity Mirror has announced a new senior management structure across its regional newspapers which will see the introduction of 20 digital roles.

The company claims the move will help its regional titles further accelerate development from a newspaper business into a multimedia business.

It will see the appointment of three senior managing directors to oversee the entire print and digital publishing activities, a managing director of digital marketing services and a digital publishing director.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2011/news/trinity-mirror-looks-to-digital-age-with-restructure/

 

Jeremy Hunt considers changes to local media merger rules

8th December 2011

Following the OFT’s controversial decision to refer the sale of seven Kent Regional News and Media titles and the subsequent announcement of the closure of two of the newspapers, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he is looking at the possibility of introducing legislative changes to the processes to make it easier for the local newspaper sector to consolidate.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.newspapersoc.org.uk/08/dec/11/jeremy-hunt-considers-changes-to-local-media-merger-rules

Metro culls salesforce in cost cutting measure

6th December 2011

DMGT morning freesheet Metro is slashing its agency salesforce by more than half as part of a "group wide strategy to generate cost savings", just before the festive season.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediapm/article/1108019/?DCMP=EMC-MediaPMBulletin

Trinity Mirror merges local Scottish titles with Record

6th December 2011

Trinity Mirror is to merge its local newspapers in Scotland with the Daily Record to create a single business unit.

The company is to combine the Daily Record, Sunday Mail and sister company Scottish and Universal Newspapers to create Media Scotland.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2011/news/trinity-mirror-merges-local-scottish-titles-with-record/

Trinity Mirror appoints Reuters man as new chairman

5th December 2011

Trinity Mirror, publisher of the Daily Mirror, has appointed David Grigson, the former chief financial officer of Reuters, as its new chairman with effect from August 2012.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediaam/article/1107729/?DCMP=EMC-MediaAMBulletin

NRS to launch combined print and online readership figures

2nd December 2011

The NRS will publish its first estimates for the combined offline and online readership of newspaper and magazine brands in Spring 2012.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.brandrepublic.com/go/Brand%20Republic%20daily%20news%20bulletin/article/1107454/nrs-launch-combined-print-online-readership-figures/?DCMP=EMC-CONBrandRepublicdailynewsbulletin

Future to be hit by 50 fresh job losses as it merges US and UK businesses

24th November 2011

Future Publishing has reported a £19.3m annual loss and has disclosed plans to merge its UK and US businesses, which is likely to lead to a further 50 job losses.

The publisher of T3, Classic Guitar and other specialist titles, which last month axed chief executive Stevie Spring, saw profits plummet from £5.5m in 2010 to a £19.3m loss, as it was hit by poor performance in the US.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediaam/article/1106008/?DCMP=EMC-MediaAMBulletin

James Murdoch resigns from two News International Boards

23rd November 2011

James Murdoch has resigned from the board of News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and Times Newspapers, the publisher of The Times and the Sunday Times.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediapm/article/1105708/?DCMP=EMC-MediaPMBulletin

DMGT's profits hit by Mail on Sunday price promotion

23rd November 2011

Daily Mail & General Trust (DMGT), the publisher of the Daily Mail, has reported a 15% fall in pre-tax profits to £146m, after its bottom line was hit by a price promotion for The Mail on Sunday, following the closure of the News of the World.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediaam/article/1105515/?DCMP=EMC-MediaAMBulletin

The Guardian puts up PaidContent up for sale for $20m

22nd November 2011

The Guardian has put its PaidContent website up for sale with a price tag of $20m (£12.7m), three years after it bought the New York based digital publishing and events business.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.brandrepublic.com/bulletin/brandrepublicnewsbulletin/article/1105281/the-guardian-puts-paidcontent-sale-20m/

London's star breakfast DJ leaves Capital

21st November 2011

Global Radio is on the hunt for a new breakfast presenter for flagship London station 95.8 Capital FM, after announcing that Johnny Vaughan was leaving the station at the end of last week.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/bulletin/mediaam/article/1105069/?DCMP=EMC-MediaAMBulletin

Freesat launches new ad as free-to-air market hots up

18th November 2011

Freesat, the free sateelite TV service, has unveiled a new ad campaign under the tagline "Freesat. Satellite TV made easy" just days after rival digital terrestrial television service Freeview revealed its plans for the next three years.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.brandrepublic.com/bulletin/brandrepublicnewsbulletin/article/1104930/freesat-launches-new-ad-free-to-air-market-hots-up/

Three Thousand Entries for Local Business Accelerators

17th November 2011

A total of 3,000 businesses have applied to be part of the Local Business Accelerators scheme after a surge of entries over the weekend.

Last week, hundreds of local and regional newspapers were urging businesses to get their applications in ahead of the deadline on Monday (14 November).

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.newspapersoc.org.uk/17/nov/11/three-thousand-entries-for-local-business-accelerators

The Toast of Surrey Business Awards continue ...

17th November 2011

The Surrey Advertiser has last month launched its annual business awards campaign. This year, for the first time, we now have a Social Enterprise Award.

Closing date for entries is 23rd December 2011.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/business/s/2101081_toast_of_surrey_business_awards_2012

Trinity Mirror's Sunday titles still exploit the market gap

16th November 2011

Sunday tabloids are still seeing a huge year on year circulation increase on the back of The News of the World's demise (Marketing Week).

The bounce for these titles is showing no sign of tailing off, although they are seeing small month on month dips.

Trinity Mirror's Sunday Mirror is up 37.68% year on year for the six months May to October, with an average net circulation for October of 1,773,627, putting on some 700,000 copies since the axing of the News of the World. Sister title The People is up 35% for the period to 804,126 for October.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://whatsnewinpublishing.co.uk/node/1960

Google steps up Apple rivalry with launch of Google Music service

17th November 2011

Google has launched a music store and locker to rival Apple's iTunes, with three of the four major record labels signed up.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.marketingmagazine.co.uk/bulletin/dailynews/article/1104730/?DCMP=EMC-BreakingnewsfromMarketing

Trinity Mirror Titles to Administer Government Funds to Boost Business

3rd November 2011

Two regional newspapers are playing a central role in the administration of multimillion pound funds designed to boost local business, it was announced this week.

The Journal in Newcastle and the Birmingham Post are both playing a key role in the allocation of Regional Growth Funds in their areas.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://www.newspapersoc.org.uk/03/nov/11/trinity-mirror-titles-to-administer-government-funds-to-boost-businesses

ABC Regional Newspaper: Jul-Dec 2010

23rd February 2011

Today's ABC release paints a fairly mixed picture for the regional newspaper market, though some newspaper groups performed particularly well during the July to December period

A few individual titles also had a positive six months, namely the Shropshire Star, which posted a 54.8% period on period increase in circulation.

This period has seen 49 closures and 29 mergers within the regional newspaper market.

For the full article, please click on the following link...

http://mediatel.co.uk/regional/news/2011/02/23/abc-regional-newspapers-jul-dec-2010/

 

 

 

 

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