Journalist Creates Niche B2B News Site to Capitalize on Emerging Industry Trend

Launched in 2006, Sustainable Food News jumped on an emerging food-industry trend to create a premium daily news service that covers sustainable, organic, natural, and fair-trade products. See how the team compiles up to 15 stories a day, and why Publisher Dan McGovern's heavy trade-show travel schedule has been crucial for site growth.
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How a Guru-Branded Wine Site Built a Successful Subscription Model

Managing director of eRobertParker.com, Mark Braunstein, on topping the $1 million mark in subscriptions, the power of the guru-branded site, and the future of the mobile market.
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Vertical Search Engine Triples Paying Subscribers and Grows Prospect Database 10x with ‘Freemium’ Model

IDES is a vertical search engine for the plastics industry that's attracted 310,000 free users and 9,000 paying members with premium features to make engineers, designers and product fabricators' lives easier. Insider spoke with the director of business development and the marketing manager to learn why the site's freemium model was crucial to its growth, and why they've tightened registration requirements to generate more qualified prospects for targeted upselling.
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How the Christian Science Monitor Killed its Daily Paper and Grew Circulation 60%

Since abandoning its daily print newspaper in 2009 for a free website with a premium weekly print magazine, The Christian Science Monitor has seen circulation rise 60% and web visits soar. Insider spoke with Sr. Director of Marketing Susan Hackney to learn how they developed the content model and got more than 90% of subscribers to accept the new product
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Online Cooking School Uses High-Quality Videos to Attract Members and Land Partnerships

Online education systems have to offer more than quick-tips. See how subscription-based online cooking school Rouxbe uses trained chefs and film-industry professionals to create top-notch video content, quizzes, and instructor feedback to attract members needing more than just a recipe
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B2B News Site Takes on Print Incumbents with Nimble, SEO-Savvy Content

Discover how a B2B Web startup can outmaneuver entrenched, decades-old print competitors. Olivier Travers, CEO of Defense Industry Daily, tells Insider how a strategy of aggregation, linking, and analysis has made the site one of the top destinations for defense contractors. Also see how they use free news and updates as the building blocks for premium content.
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Premium Tourism Newsletter Attracts Subscribers with Unique Ideas for High-end Travelers

For eight years, Dream of Italy has convinced subscribers to pay for their newsletter despite the sea of free alternatives for online travel tips. Insider spoke with publisher Kathy McCabe to learn how her team targets a specific niche (high-end, repeat visitors to Italy) with unique content and personalized services they can't get from guidebooks and free travel sites.
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Facebook Integration Fuels Growth for Genealogy Research/Social Networking Membership Site

Discover how FamilyLink.com piggybacked on Facebook's popularity to create a social networking site for families that includes a premium genealogy research database. Insider spoke with CEO Paul Allen, an online subscriptions pioneer who previously founded Ancestry.com, to learn how the site attracts a flood of referrals from Facebook, and how it uses email updates to generate leads for its paid memberships.
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How a B2B Site Generates Monthly Memberships and Group Subscriptions by Providing Templates for Marketers

Jesse Hopps, CEO of Demand Metric, describes how his site attracts individual members and group subscriptions with tools and templates that make marketers' jobs easier. See how adding video overviews of the content doubled the online conversion rate, and how a multi-track email nurturing program helped the inside sales team reduce the number of dials-to-sales by half.
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Audio Content from ‘Real’ Professionals Helps Stock Trading Advice Site Stand Out in Crowded Niche

Tim Bourquin, Co-Founder of TraderInterviews.com, tells Insider how his team turns interviews with "real" traders -- not gurus or theorists - into subscription profits. It's a prime example of how advice from successful peers can make compelling B2B content
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