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Rob Aherne

Season 1, Ep. 4

Ciar Byrne talks to Rob Aherne, MD of Bauer Media's motorcycling portfolio, about his journey from four wheels to two, the thinking behind the launch of their successful 'Bikes Unlimited' app, how the business model for publishing is changing, how his team has responded to the challenges thrown up by the pandemic and much more...

We would like to thank our podcasts sponsor – Atex, a software company selling solutions for media-rich industries. Their products include ‘Desk’ for content management and publishing, and ‘Cross-Advertising’, a cloud-based solution providing end-to-end multi-channel advertising management.

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3/31/2021

Emma Callaghan

Season 3, Ep. 7
James Evelegh talks to Emma Callaghan, sales & invention director at Reach Solutions, about• how the "digital ecosystem has changed everything for publishers" although brand loyalty to newspaper brands still exists• Reach's strategy of increasing engagement with, and understanding of, their audience through their successful registration programme• why the close working relationship between editorial and commercial teams is a central part of their pitch to advertising partners• how the Team Nation initiative showed what can be achieved when rival newspapers work together• how their new Mantis brand safety tool is unlocking previously blocked content on their sites• how they've simplified their extensive and complicated portfolio of 9 national newspapers, 110 regional newspapers and 70 online brands into easy-to-understand packages for advertisers• why the industry must commit itself to real change when it comes to diversity and inclusion and not fall back on tick box exercises• how Reach's customer value strategy has provided an energising focus across the entire business• why print is still important, whilst acknowledging that, for younger readers, the route into Reach's brands will be via digital• why she's so keen to get back into the office• and much more...(This interview was recorded on 4th March.)We would like to thank our podcast sponsor,AdvantageCS, a leading global provider of subscription and membership management software. Capabilities include marketing, sales, payments and customer relationship software for publishers, membership associations and information providers.