When we rebuilt the PROP®platform it was with the aim of helping our publishers access new and advanced features for navigating the first party landscape with no input or technical knowledge required. We wanted to do that without expecting publishers to cede control of their entire website. For the past 6 months we’ve been generating […]Read more
Small Payments, Big Impact? What are the Pros and Cons of Micropayments for Digital Publishers
As publishers ourselves, the team here at GRV Media (owners of PROP®), are always attuned to new developments in monetisation models. As part of our occasional series looking at different models, this blog piece will look at micropayments, and how they may be used to diversify your revenue mix. Considering micropayments… Micropayments are a relatively […]Read more
How many ads should I have on an article page?
We’ve all clicked away from web pages which have way too many ads. Or which take too long to load, often because of the high volume of complex ad units which delay everything. But, of course, digital advertising is the lifeblood of the publishing industry. As noted by the industry body the Coalition For Better […]Read more
Q&A with Vic Daniels, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of GRV Media
Q: Why did GRV Media decide to provide adtech services to publishers? A: “So, we’d run a number of successful websites for years ourselves, and felt that over that time we had built up some expertise which we could use to good effect to build a sister business – and at the same time help […]Read more
How are your LCP, FID and CLS doing today? Here’s all you need to know about Core Web Vitals.
Core Web Vitals are a set of metrics that measure key aspects of user experience on a website. In this blog post we’ll look at what these metrics are, why they are important, and how publishers can improve their performance. Prioritising User Experience First announced in May 2020 and rolled out between June and September […]Read more
Reasons to be (a bit) more optimistic at the end of January
So farewell then, January. Traditionally the month of sobriety, lean bank accounts and broken resolutions, January 2023 may have felt even bleaker than usual. In spite of an unusually warm start to the month (still not much consolation when it costs £500 to take the chill off your home office!), news of poor economic forecasts […]Read more
Metrics That Matter: Page RPMs VS Session RPMs
At GRV Media, as part of our commitment to provide metrics that matter, we’re soon to be implementing a new metric on the PROP dashboard to show RPMs calculated based on sessions. What are Session RPMs? Session RPM is a metric used to demonstrate the total ad earnings generated by 1,000 visitor sessions on a […]Read more
PROP® Year In Review: The PROPer way to do things
As publishers ourselves we know how important it is to have our fingers on the pulse and be ready to adapt to situations in real time. The world of digital publishing is ever evolving; constant algorithm changes, content guideline reviews and keeping up with the latest trends is enough to keep you occupied. One thing […]Read more
2023 Preview: What Major Events are there This Year?
Looking Back on 2022 For so many people and for so many reasons, 2022 perhaps hasn’t been a year which will be remembered fondly. Dominated by the invasion of Ukraine in February and subsequent war, its repercussions have been felt far and wide. And while there is currently no end in sight to the conflict, […]Read more
The Christmas Holiday Season: Traffic Trends that Affect your Site
As the festive season gathers momentum, businesses large and small are likely to be fine-tuning their staffing and activity plans for the holidays. If you’re a publisher with a small team (or perhaps even no team), the question of what to publish on Christmas day itself is likely to be front of mind. Unless you’re […]Read more