Whether it is a doctors office, auto repair shop or other places with a waiting room, there are two things that are guaranteed to be found, long wait times and outdated reading material.
Foli aims to solve one of these problems by bringing digital magazines to waiting rooms and other public places.
This service is the creation of Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur Henry He, who developed Foli as a tool for people to access their favorite digital magazines on their tablet through its... Read More >>
While I enjoyed the drama of the recent article summarizing PwC’s Entertainment and Media Outlook 2013-2017 on the magazine industry shedding $1.3B by 2017, they missed a little of the positive.
Mainly, it’s not looking so bad from a distribution standpoint.
I’ve been looking at publisher’s statements from Alliance for Audited Media (AAM, formerly ABC) to compare the Top 50 and Top 10 magazines with digital subscriptions, looking at the period ending 6/30/12 and the most recent... Read More >>
The picture is poignant. In a New York Times article this week, there's a photo of a handwritten poster illustrating the inverted pyramid for the staff of DeWitt Clinton High School's The Clinton News. The poster is earnest in the way that things teenagers take seriously are, with bright colors and bold type. Read More >>
Much has been written about ABM merging under the umbrella of SIIA. But much more was going on during the annual meeting of the 100+-year-old Association of Business Information & Media Companies a fortnight ago in Florida. Read More >>
I have always asked why draw a line in the sand when within seconds of completion the line will be gone? I look at publishing in the same vein. Why limit publishing to “publishing”? Why draw a line as to what is and what is not publishing?
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I'm blogging from the Worldwide Media Marketplace (WMM), an annual event hosted by the FIPP, the worldwide magazine media association. As the only event in the world whose focus is entirely on international licensing, syndication, and joint ventures, it's worth getting on the calendar Read More >>
The entire Eastern seaboard, but now mostly New York and New Jersey, has been struggling through the aftermath of Sandy, one of the strongest storms to ever hit the country. At one point 8 million people were without power and the flooding reached into Manhattan as far up as 23rd Street. More than 50,000 families remain homeless and the process of demolishing between 200 and 500 homes on the coast is set to begin. Read More >>
If you want to increase affinity with your brand, grow traffic (up to 20x for some sites) and retention, create new online advertising inventory and lead generation, read on. Read More >>
The real question, it turns out, is less about embedded multimedia than it is about personalization, relevance and immediacy of content. Read More >>