More news organisations are turning to memberships as an alternative revenue source for their content.
Thinking of launching one yourself? Ariel Zirulnick, Fund Director of Membership Puzzle Project offers twelve key questions to ask yourself before jumping in on IJNet.
Do you have a dedicated position for looking after membership? If not, you may want to reconsider.
"No, really. Who will do this? Membership is a deeper relationship, and maintaining that relationship is a lot of work. Digiday called the "membership editor" the latest key newsroom job, and we agree," it reads.
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