100 episodes

The podcast about how publishers create, distribute, and monetize digital content.

The Business of Content Simon Owens, tech and media journalist

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The podcast about how publishers create, distribute, and monetize digital content.

    His site covering streaming TV attracts millions of visitors a month

    His site covering streaming TV attracts millions of visitors a month

    I interviewed AllYourScreen's Rick Ellis about how he found his audience, what his weekly writing schedule looks like, and why he has no interest in building out a paid subscription business.

    • 41 min
    How much this podcast grew in 2020

    How much this podcast grew in 2020

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    • 6 min
    He created a finance-focused newsletter that has 1 million subscribers

    He created a finance-focused newsletter that has 1 million subscribers

    I recently interviewed Finimize founder Max Rofagha about his early audience development strategy, how his subscribers organize their own in-person events, and why he decided to launch a subscription-funded mobile app.

    • 43 min
    He's building a media empire in Sweden around explainer journalism

    He's building a media empire in Sweden around explainer journalism

    I recently interviewed Per Grankvist about how he built his media company, his approach to monetization, and whether he misses working for mainstream media publications.

    • 29 min
    How MEL Magazine reimagined the men's magazine for the 21st century

    How MEL Magazine reimagined the men's magazine for the 21st century

    I recently interviewed MEL Magazine editor-in-chief Josh Schollmeyer about how he came to define this 21st century male, where his staff sources its article ideas, and how Dollar Shave Club will profit from its investment in the magazine.

    • 43 min
    This gadget reviewer amassed 89 million views on YouTube

    This gadget reviewer amassed 89 million views on YouTube

    Lon Seidman has tens of millions of views across YouTube and Amazon. He managed to carve out a niche among a crowded field of gadget reviewers, and he’s now making a pretty good living through a mixture of YouTube advertising, affiliate sales, and Patreon subscriptions. We walked through how he accomplished all this in our interview.

    • 54 min

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