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Charity Digital and Consortium Launch Commendable and Timely Heritage Digital Initiative for UK Heritage Organisations

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With help from National Lottery funding, Heritage Digital is a 4-way consortium comprised of Charity Digital, The Heritage Alliance, Media Trust and Naomi Korn Associates. They’ve come together to help leverage their digital knowledge and expertise for the heritage sector. The Heritage sector has been much impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, and this is just the right time to come together to help the sector get back on its feet.

 

Charity Digital specialises in training up ...


Affino Congratulates Winalot, Zenith and Immediate Media for Winning the Commercial Partnership of the Year Award at Today's 40th PPA Awards

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Affino was incredibly proud to have participated in this year’s 40th Anniversary PPA Awards. Held virtually for the very first time because of the Coronavirus pandemic. So instead of the usual venue of the Ballroom at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane - this was a more casual affair attended via screens!

 

Any concerns about the running of the event were dispelled as soon as the Awards broadcast started rolling, and while there were some roving eyes and obvious instances of ...


TTG Media Records Double Win at the Campaign Publishing Awards - including Business Media Brand of the Year

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TTG Media are really going from strength to strength these days - despite the significant hit of Coronavirus on the Travel Sector. We’ve already detailed this year how TTG were the very first to get up a Coronavirus Hub - which proved to be an amazing Industry-wide Collaboration Platform.

 

It is well deserved that TTG keep being recognised for their proactive and innovative stance - which sees them evolve and thrive in even the most harshest of economic conditions. We are doubly ...


The End of UK Newspaper Print Circulation Reporting Signals Even Further Shift Towards Digital

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As of last Thursday - or May 21st, UK National Newspapers no longer need to make their print circulations public through auditors ABC (Audit Bureau of Circulations). We already know that Newspaper sales have dropped significantly since the onset of Coronavirus, but with the mandate lifted, we may never properly know to what degree those figures have declined.

 

It used to be that Print Figures and Print Advertising were two of the main drivers for news publishers - to an extent that ...


Safe Entertainment and Dining Trends in the Shadow of Coronavirus

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This article was inspired by a number of recent news features on the BBC and other media - which detailed how some enterprising individuals and organisations are navigating the new era of social distancing - and making the most of the current conditions.

 

Truth is that much of what we considered normal and everyday life has had to change in order that society as a whole can be better shielded and protected from potential contagion and infection. I recall back on February 29th at the ...


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A lot has happened since we posted our piece on the Upper Tax Tribunal and its judgment on VAT exclusions for digital editions - in particular news-related offerings. In fact Chancellor Rishi Sunak has brought forward the new legislation and HMRC changes a lot earlier - considering the hit publishers have been taking during this pandemic.

 

Effective Today 1st of May - Publishers no longer need to pay 20% VAT on the sale of any Digital Edition. As defined largely by the recent Tribunal -...


Essential Webinar Advice from Charity Digital

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There are several different models and formats for successful Webinar Delivery, and Charity Digital have hit a rare vein of form with their regular series of Webinars. We previously posted the excellent interview with James Harley of Drewry who talked us through their own expert-led briefings. Charity Digital run a great series of Webinars mixing both in-house and sponsored presenters.

 

We shared in the wisdom of CEO Jonathan Chevalier, Marketing Manager Chris Hall, Events Manager Mimi ...


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We interviewed James Harley, Head of Marketing and Business Development at Drewry Shipping Consultants, about the success of his recently created Coronavirus Hub. You will have seen a number of Coronavirus Hubs go up on Affino sites recently, and each has its own particular formula for curating and presenting Themed, Topical Content based on a variety of Coronavirus impact factors - but essentially guides for navigating those turbulent waters.

 

For Drewry, the Thematic approach employed...


Essential Webinar Advice from James Harley of Drewry Shipping Consultants

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We were very fortunate today to share the wisdom and expertise of James Harley, Head of Marketing and Business Development at Drewry Shipping Consultants. James has many years of experience in providing global webinars, coordinating both morning and afternoon sessions of the same event to fully service the global community. We thought James’s experience and knowledge would be very useful for anyone looking to take advantage of these virtual seminars - in the wake of mass-cancellations of ...


TTG Media Cements its Travel Industry Leadership with Exemplary Coronavirus Hub

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At Affino we’ve long advocated the use of Topic Hubs and Industry / Sector Collaboration Spaces to better serve your audience - and to which ends our platform is honed to deliver those sorts of elements with ease.

 

If you’re connected to the Travel Industry in any way, for sure you will have made use of the essential updates delivered by TTG’s sharp-minded and ever-present team - who are typically first with that sort of news, or at least the most authoritative in ...

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