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Affino 2017 Evolution - a Visual Journey

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Affino 2017 a Visual Journey

2017 has seen the continued rapid evolution of the Affino SaaS service, with twelve major enhancements this year so far, and that’s even before we release Affino 8. Here are the key stats:

  • 6 Affino Releases

  • 1,047 Affino Improvements

  • 12 New & Enhanced Affino Modules

We’ve pulled together a visual guide of these new and updated modules with the key highlights below. Should you wish to know more or explore further then contact us and we can organise a quick ...

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Shard Media Scales Up Credit Strategy Presence with Affino

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Shard Media was looking to radically overhaul its digital presence as it was very much of a rigid and non-responsive format, and in need of a significant shift forward to provide improved services for the readers, sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and across the board for Shard publications and events.

 

At the same time, there was a big need to pull together the back office into one centralised suite. This is because Shard Media runs a lot of events, and a great deal of time is spent ...

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Ocean Media Group transforms digital business with two dedicated Affino sector-focused hubs

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Ocean Media Group (OMG) is evenly shared across two very specific sectors - Housing and Weddings / Bridal. They were looking for a unified platform which they could deploy across all their digital properties both for the front end and the audience CRM, and which would harmonize the running of those digital businesses, while improving on scalability, manageability and productivity.

 

OMG was looking to transform the way it rolls out events, whilst also creating the best brand hubs, ...

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Affino 7.5.14 Release - Events Evolution

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This release could also be called the ‘I love it when a plan comes together’ release. It’s the first of three significant event related releases coming out over the coming months, and although there are some great individual improvements around events, directories, CRM, account management and ecommerce, the big wins are all around the greatly improved event workflows and automation that is now possible.

 

Core to the event improvements are the new Advanced Events (the ...

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This was far from a vintage year for Glastonbury - none of the headline sets were really up to previous memorable performances. There was little musical or stage show innovation here, and nothing too much to write home about. Florence and the Machine on the first night was just like every other performance we have seen of theirs, Kanye was too minimalist, a little disjointed and woefully out of tune on the Bohemian Rhapsody Kanye-Oke, and The Who looked somewhat tired.

 

Headline sets ...

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PPA New Talent 15 Winners

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Our dynamic duo Markus and JC attended the PPA New Talent Awards last night and were quite overcome by the large number of friendly faces they encountered. All are of the opinion that this was a superb event, so well done to PPA for organising and Lisa Smosarski for hosting. The top picture features ’New Business Journalist of the Year’ Peter Apps (Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group) flanked by our CEO Markus Karlsson and host Lisa - hearty congratulations obviously.

 

Here is...

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Publishers are increasingly turning to Events, Seminars, Data and Member Services

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The demise of traditional publishing media is well documented, and barely a month goes by without another title disappearing from the news-stand. The move to digital is now quite a few generations old, and it’s quite evident that for most publishers, simple subscription and advertising alone do not generate sufficient revenues online.

 

Publishers have to look for other sources of revenue, and the more successful ones are more and more reliant on value-added member services. Much ...

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Analysis Evolved

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The Analysis Centre in Affino has undergone a continuous evolution since we originally launched the very first version. Every single Analysis screen has seen two or more updates over the past year, some have seen dozens.

 

Recently we’ve accelerated the evolution considerably as technologies firm up and we’re able to roll out much smarter, more immediate analytics interfaces.

 

Previously a great deal of our focus was on the Dashboards, we found that in practice very ...

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Messaging v2

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The new Messaging 2 suite in Affino is not simply an incremental update, it is a complete re-imagining of how messaging should work for businesses online.

 

It has meant a fundamental re-think of how bulk and targeted messages work, and breakthrough improvements for notifications and auto-responders.

 

Sales and Marketing Automation

 

Messaging is at the heart of sales and marketing automation. Typically though it is necessary to integrate with many different systems to ...

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Affino 7.1 Release - Super Scaling and Deep Engagement

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Affino 7.1 is now out, and it’s a major release in every way. Whilst there are many aspects to this Affino release, the two key threads are improved scaling and greater engagement. Affino 7.1 has been significantly re-architected to scale with new search and analytics engines. With the release of Affino 7.1 we will also be migrating sites to our new super-scaling cloud.

 

We’ve rolled out big updates to many core Affino services including Messaging, Search, Analysis, Customer...

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2016 British Media Awards - Technology Provide of the Year - Silver
2014 PPA Connect Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Event Brand of the Year
2014 PPA Digital Publishing Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Business Media Digital Brand of the Year (Again!)
2014 PPA Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Business Media Brand of the Year (Again!)
2014 AOP Digital Publishing Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Best Business to Business Website
2013 PPA Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Independent Publisher Digital Product of the Year
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