Author - Thomas Goss

I'm MobiLoud's marketing manager. I write about media trends and business models - and host the Digital Media Growth Podcast, where I interview fascinating people from the world of digital publishing. When I have time I like reading, skiing, fitness, cooking and learning languages.

Google’s Featured Snippet Update

As reported in 9 to 5 Google, this week Google rolled out an important featured snippet update. Google’s public search liaison Danny Sullivan announced on Wednesday that pages that earn a featured snippet will no longer be listed on page one...

Will Telegram Be a Big Channel for Publishers?

As reported in Whats New in Publishing, Telegram has a lot going for it. Should publishers be on the platform? Lets find out. The messaging app takes privacy seriously, is growing steadily, and has a number of publisher friendly features. An...

Microsoft’s AI Tools for Newsrooms

Big tech and the news media industry aren’t exactly on the best of terms. Google, Facebook and to a lesser extent Apple are regarded with suspicion at best. Against this backdrop Microsoft seems to be painting itself as the ‘good...

Spotify Is Becoming a Podcast Ad Network

As we’ve covered previously, Spotify are really the player in podcasting along with Apple.  They’ve been pushing aggressively into the format throughout 2019, and have already started 2020 with a bang by announcing Streaming Ad Insertion for...

HotPod’s Big Predictions for 2020 Podcast Trends

Hotpod is a fantastic news source on podcasting. Hotpod’s Nicholas Quah and Caroline Crampton shared their predictions for the coming year in this interesting piece. Here is a summary of the big ones: Apple vs Spotify The two biggest names in audio...

Publishers Should Go All in on Audience Loyalty for 2020

Nathalie Malinarich, editor for mobile and new formats at BBC News, shared her thoughts on the evolution of digital publishing in Nieman Lab’s excellent Predictions for Journalism 2020. She noted that news organizations are starting to get back to...

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