What We Do
Earned Revenue Development
Based on decades of experience working with a diverse array of news and media organizations, KLJD helps our clients to diversify, support, and expand their revenue portfolio to increase top-line potential and reduce long-term risk.
Foundation & Philanthropic Development
KLJD offers a proven methodology and suite of services to help our clients secure strategic philanthropic support and grant funding that will allow them to maintain their mission while developing sustainable business practices.
Community Engagement & Monetization
We help businesses to streamline and focus on their target audiences. By putting the audience at the center of the business model, we help our clients to listen and understand the information needs of target communities who will, in return, derive value and pay for the media organization’s products and services.
Shadow Executive Services
We offer strategic guidance and coaching to executives and business managers to help build operational excellence and sustainability. We draw on many years of organizational leadership and management experience to help clients navigate inevitable challenges and achieve their business goals.
Business Ideation & Innovation
We help our clients move grow and move their businesses forward by developing new and innovative practices and market-driven services that have the potential to generate significant long-term revenue.
Co-Pilot Propreitary Funder Database
Containing up-to-date information to varying degrees on more than 500 funders Co-Pilot is a CRM/Web-based service that a license is provided for at no additional charge to all KLJD Clients focused on philanthropic fundraising.
Kevin L J Davis
This was originally posted on Medium. It is a widely-held belief that journalists, particularly investigative journalists, are a breed apart. Long suffering, idealistic and over-worked, today’s journalists are not only expected to be expert in everything they write, but also be adept at producing content for multiple platforms and be social-media whizzes to boot. Today’s Read more about Why I’m on Team Hearken[…]
This article was originally posted on Blue Avocado. Accusations of fake news are all over the news. So when donors want old-fashioned, honest information, they are turning to nonprofit news organizations they trust. We asked consultant Kevin Davis, who works with many of these nonprofit journalism organizations, to explain how they are working to gain Read more about How To Be a Community-Powered Nonprofit[…]
Ever since the first days of the news industry as we know it, publishers have been using insightful data about the reach and impact of their news to drive their business. Whether it’s the number of copies sold and distributed, the size of the subscriber base, the affluence and buying power of the audience, the Read more about Media and Metrics with Kevin Davis on the Media Impact Project Blog[…]
KLJD Consulting’s Kevin Davis Announced as a Media Impact Project Senior Fellow at USC Annenberg’s Norman Lear Center
Expert on entrepreneurial journalism to explore best practices in measurement for independent and nonprofit publishers Originally published on the Media Impact Project web site here on 4/6/2016. LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2016 – The USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center announced Kevin Davis’ appointment as a 2016 Media Impact Project (MIP) Senior Fellow. During his year-long fellowship Read more about KLJD Consulting’s Kevin Davis Announced as a Media Impact Project Senior Fellow at USC Annenberg’s Norman Lear Center[…]
By Kevin Davis. This article appeared originally on NetNewsCheck, February 4, 2016 6:35 AM EST KLJD Consulting’s Kevin Davis writes that news organizations that turn to philanthropic avenues to fund their journalism are going to have a tough time walking the tightrope between editorial independence and covering the topics that the big donors will want them Read more about Crowdfunding Journalism By The 1 %[…]
By Kevin Davis. This article appeared originally on NetNewsCheck, October 29th, 2015 6:28 AM EDT Kevin Davis argues that if the vastly diverse independent media across the nation can work together, upstart outlets would see their shared purpose. Then they might also share some of the innovative revenue strategies that break from the conventional advertising Read more about Independent Media Have Plenty Of Common Cause[…]
On May 14th through 16th of 2015, I had the honor of participating in a conference that while aimed in the same direction as many others, brought together a group of unique, talented and diverse individuals with whom I felt honored to be among. As Ivan Roman of the Journalism That Matters convening organization writes on their site: “Organized Read more about Report Published Charting Future of Indy Media[…]
By Kevin Davis. This article appeared originally on NetNewsCheck, September 10, 2015 6:18 AM EDT “Kevin Davis has seen the background struggles tearing at nonprofit newsrooms across the country as they weigh journalistic idealism against revenue needs. He argues that nonprofits must remember that they are businesses, too, and pursue fiscal sustainability as they develop their Read more about Nonprofits Need Pragmatism For A Future[…]