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Poland is paid news content’s next frontline

Slovakia’s paid content system eyes up larger markets

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Piano Media, the online news payment system introduced across Slovenian and Slovakian publishers in May and February wants to launch in three more countries this year....
Slovakia’s paid content system eyes up larger markets

Slovakia’s news payment system going large in July

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Piano Media, the joint web news payment system operating in Slovakia and Slovenia, is preparing to launch in a third, larger market this summer, after recently taking funding for globalisation. “The third country we are launching in July will be much larger than the two we already have combined,” CEO...
Slovakia’s news payment system going large in July

Paywall provider Piano buys cookie-beater to build a better meter

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Over the last year, Piano Media has helped several dozen European news and magazine sites implement nationwide paywalls for selected content. Now it is adding a new payment model, the meter, by acquiring parts of another facilitator. The outfit is buying software, rights and people from Vienna-based Novosense, whose technology can...
Paywall provider Piano buys cookie-beater to build a better meter

Slovakia's News Pay Wall Gets A Little Higher

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The content payment system which signed up many of Slovakia’s leading publishers in 2011 is now two more. The Piano Media platform is adding… Petit Press’ regional Korzar newspaper Spoločnosť 7 Plus’ plus7dni site, Plus 1 Deň daily newspaper and Pluska website The Rock’s Slovak Spectator, an English-language news weekly...
Slovakia's News Pay Wall Gets A Little Higher

Video: Slovakia's Paid Content System Eyes Up Larger Markets

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The online news payment system introduced across Slovenian and Slovakian publishers in May and February wants to launch in three more countries this year. Piano Media, which gives access to 70 sites across the two countries for a single fee, aims to be in 19 countries by 2014, founder...
Video: Slovakia's Paid Content System Eyes Up Larger Markets

Shared Online Paywall Service Piano Media Secures Euro 2 million from 3TS

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Slovak startup Piano Media, which has challenged the online media industry with an aggregated paywall concept, has raised 2 million Euros from 3TS, one of the leading private equity funds in Central and Eastern Europe. Piano Media, launched in May 2011, enables online publications to offer their readers premium content...
Shared Online Paywall Service Piano Media Secures Euro 2 million from 3TS

FT’s Grimshaw: Digital subs will soon beat print circulation

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FT.com managing director Rob Grimshaw talked to me about the end of print, HTML5, Windows 8 and social sharing in this short video on the fringes of last week’s paidContent 2012 conference: Watch this video for free on paidContent “Right now, we’re at a very exciting point. We’re only just...
FT’s Grimshaw: Digital subs will soon beat print circulation

Apple VP backs payment platform Cleeng to break U.S.

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Two European content payment platforms are advancing with news of an investment and a move in to video. Netherlands-based Cleeng, which we have previously reported on and which facilitates payments through blog CMSes and other suites for outlets including La Tribune, Dailymotion and VentureBeat, is raising a €400,000 ($511,000) investment...
Apple VP backs payment platform Cleeng to break U.S.

Video: What works in paid content

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At our recent paidContent 2012 conference, paywall experts Rob Grimshaw, Managing Director, FT.com and Tomas Bella, CEO, Piano Media sat down with Robert Andrews to discuss not just the future of online content payments, but also how to most effectively price your content when there are free alternatives elsewhere. Afterward,...
Video: What works in paid content

Dutch, Belgian publishers mull a ‘Spotify for newspapers’

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The Netherlands’ main news titles are collaborating on ideas for a joint payment system that would let readers buy access to each. Dutch publishers’ trade association  NDP Nieuwsmedia confirmed members are exploring possibilities for a “common platform to meet demand for their content”, involving a shared database. Holland’s number-three paper de Volkskrant...
Dutch, Belgian publishers mull a ‘Spotify for newspapers’
Forty-two Polish news sites push Piano's 'pay' switch

Piano Media scores $2.6m Series B funding to take its ‘national paywall’ global

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Slovakian ‘national paywall’ startup Piano Media has raised €2m ($2.6m USD) in a Series B investment from 3TS Capital Partners, as it aims to expand its service around the world. Piano Media offers a paywall service that multiple online publishers can sign up to, meaning that consumers only need to...
Piano Media scores $2.6m Series B funding to take its ‘national paywall’ global

A National Paywall That Works

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While the paywall experiment of the New York Times has received a lot of play in various online forums, one place where a working paywall - meaning that it is both making money for publishers and attracting traffic - is less well known, in the eastern European country of Slovakia....
A National Paywall That Works

Newspaper Pay Walls Are A Good Thing - Here's Why

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Guest author David Brauchl is chief communication officer for paid content strategy experts Piano Media. He was a professional news photographer for nearly 20 years, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work in Sarajevo, South Africa and Germany. Newspaper publishers struggle to successfully monetize their...
Newspaper Pay Walls Are A Good Thing - Here's Why

paidContent 2012: Get the big picture for what’s next

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The digital world changes constantly and head-spinningly fast. With so much happening at once, how can you grasp the big picture behind all the headlines? Join us for paidContent 2012 on May 23 in New York City and hear from leading industry experts and luminaries who are redefining the digital...
paidContent 2012: Get the big picture for what’s next
Financial Times exec: iOS apps don’t work for publishers

Slovenia's Big Pay 'Wall' Has Made €26,000

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Piano Media, the online news payment system which first launched in Slovakia last year, says it made €26,000 in its first month in Slovenia this year. Users pay €4.90 per month for access to new paid parts of all nine participating sites from the country’s main publishers. So I...
Slovenia's Big Pay 'Wall' Has Made €26,000

Content payment system Piano takes more funding to go global

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Piano Media, the paid content platform currently operating bundled kiosks in Slovakia and Slovenia, is taking a €2 million second round of venture investment to boost its globalisation ambitions for and general expansion. The money comes from the Technology in Central and Eastern Europe Fund SICAR (3TS Cisco Growth Fund), backed...
Content payment system Piano takes more funding to go global
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