What subscriptions do freelancers actually pay for?

Premium Memberships for Freelancers

When it comes to business-related subscription services, freelance journalists occupy a sort of purgatory: their needs are greater than that of typical individuals who have little reason to splurge on subscription software and databases but they’re not flush like large…

Andrew Sullivan: not the only blogger charging his readers

Andrew Sullivan

Last week’s announcement that Andrew Sullivan is leaving The Daily Beast to create his own metered paywall sparked a debate across the media world about what this means for journalism and whether others will follow suit. Complex’s Foster Kamer sees Sullivan’s…

#NMX preview: David Perlmutter on the evolving blogosphere


On January 6-8, bloggers from 50 countries will descend on Las Vegas for the New Media Expo (formerly BlogWorld). Come visit Ebyline at NMX and enter our contest to win free content for your blog.
Dr. David Perlmutter, director of…

Newspaper daily deals a mixed bag for publishers

Washington Post's Capitol Deal

As newspapers struggle to attract new readers and adopt new revenue streams, some are emulating daily deal sites like Groupon or LivingSocial and selling their own deals. Given the headwinds facing daily deals companies, have newspapers arrived too late to…

GoLocal24’s Josh Fenton on growing and monetizing local news sites


AOL Patch isn’t the only network of local news sites with grand ambitions, both financial and editorial. Josh Fenton’s GoLocal24, though far smaller in scale, has been stealthily (at least, if you’re not in Massachusetts or Rhode Island) growing its…