Digital Magazines

Media Pitch: MagTitan Aims to Fix the UX & Monetization Issues Plaguing Digital Editions
June 9, 2016 at 6:12 pm

Digital magazine editions can be user-friendly and profitable, says Of Eleven Media CEO Larry Genkin. To do that, Genkin believes publishers must move past replica editions and even responsive design. Although responsive design can improve the reading experience for smaller screens, it tends tends to push ads toward the bottom of web pages or shrink…

Press Release: Barry Fleming Named Vice President, Digital Director Of MPA
June 1, 2016 at 1:37 pm

New York, NY (MAY 31, 2016) – Barry Fleming has been named Vice President, Digital Director of MPA – The Association of Magazine Media, it was announced today by Linda Thomas Brooks, MPA president and CEO. Fleming’s appointment is effective immediately. Fleming has an extensive technology background and is skilled in business development, strategic planning,…

Top 9 Takeaways from 2016 Digital Magazine Dashboard
May 19, 2016 at 10:24 am

Magazines and newspapers are continuing to evolve, and digital magazines are no exception. Developments like Adobe allowing easier chunking of paid information and a new, if shaky, trend for magazines to institute paywalls are changing the value and the position of digital magazines. As Next Steps Marketing does with every six-month audited period, we’ve created…

Call for Submissions for New Blog Highlighting Media Tech Startups
May 13, 2016 at 3:10 pm

Publishing Executive is known for serving up the most reliable insight and analysis on the media and publishing industry. One of our editorial goals is to report on the many, many ways technology is disrupting and empowering content-centric businesses. In an attempt to keep our readers informed of the latest technological innovations driving the media…

Announcing Advisory Board for FUSE Media Tech Summit
May 4, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Publishing Executive has assembled a group of distinguished and knowledgeable media and technology professionals to serve as the advisory board for FUSE: The Convergence of Technology and Media, an exclusive 2 1/2-day summit designed to accelerate the adoption of technology in the media industry. Tailored specifically to those tasked with leading technology strategy at media…

Digital Magazine Company Issuu is Now a Collaboration Platform, Too
May 2, 2016 at 1:58 pm

Digital media company Issuu has been trying to offer a better way to present content online. Now it’s a promising a better way for teams to work together on creating that content too, with the launch of a new product called Collaborate. Issuu, for those of you who don’t know, allows publishers to create digital…

Report Finds Digital News Subscriptions Driven By Customer Perception of Exclusive Content
April 26, 2016 at 2:07 pm

UPDATE - 5/21/18: With many publishers pivoting toward or increasing their existing efforts in digital subscriptions,  we’ve covered some of the challenges publishers face in growing subscription revenue and some of the key considerations for evaluating a paywall solution.  While those articles focus on the tactics and strategy for growing a subscription business, it’s important…

Press Release: Magzter Launches Interactive Advertising Platform in its iOS and Android Apps
April 14, 2016 at 12:43 pm

Mumbai, India – April 14, 2016 — Magzter, the world’s largest digital magazine newsstand today launched a new advertising platform in its iOS and Android mobile apps. Magzter has over 7,700 magazines and over 28.5 million users around the world. In what could be called as a pioneering and innovative move, Magzter now enables advertisers…

Aviation Week's Digital Archive Taps Young, Global Audience & Opens Door to New Monetization Strategies
March 31, 2016 at 2:09 pm

In February Penton announced the launch of the digital Aviation Week Archive in honor of the B2B magazine’s 100th anniversary. The archive content supports a multi-platform centennial celebration effort, providing content for an advertising-driven centennial site, a May anniversary issue, and special Aviation Week & Space Technology events. President of the Aviation Week Network Greg…

Medium Spins Off Online Magazine Matter
March 21, 2016 at 1:56 pm

Matter, the National Magazine Award-winning online magazine unit of Medium, will be spun out as a nonfiction storytelling incubator under the name Matter Studios. Evan Williams, the co-founder of Twitter and Blogger and chief executive of Medium, will serve as chairman and sole owner of the new enterprise, while husband-and-wife team Mark Lotto and Hillary…