Audio content consumption is on the rise. Approximately 90 million Americans listened to a podcast last month, and the average time spent listening to content overall has risen to 17 hours per week. Are your readers listening to your digital content?
With over 2,000 ADA website lawsuits filed last year, digital publishers should consider whether their digital content needs to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Designed to make digital content more accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities, WCAG compliance can be easily achieved with the right platform and service.
It’s time to lock down the value proposition of your digital edition strategy. Find out 3 ways the right digital edition solution can add immediate value to your content strategy.
Chances are 50% or more of your digital readers are using a phone to access your edition, and a PDF-based replica of your print isn’t the answer. Find out 3 ways publishers on the BlueToad Platform are engaging mobile readers and increasing their article views by nearly 400%.
Converting readers from casual digital viewers to full-time brand subscribers involves providing great content on multiple devices and through multiple channels. Further your strategy by setting up a digital checkpoint like a registration wall to gather reader information and maximize your digital, web, and print campaigns.
BlueToad, Inc is proud to announce that Front Desk Chicago represents the 50,000th digital edition published since the company began publishing them in 2007
This spring, Barnes & Noble announced that it would offer both print publications and digital editions of more than 1,000 magazine titles to visitors of BN.com. The e-editions will be fulfilled by Barnes & Noble partner Zinio. Indeed, it’s just one more indication that, despite some debate on their future, digital editions are becoming a viable alternative to print for a growing number of readers. Cambridge, Mass.-based The Gilbane Group recently published a study, “Digital Magazine and Newspaper Editions: Growth, Trends, and Best Practices,” showing that the number of business-to-business publications offering digital editions increased by more than 300 percent in a two-year span
When approaching the subject of digital editions—those e-publications that preserve print layouts in a user-friendly format, often enhanced with embedded multimedia features—an obvious question comes to mind: What can this platform offer a publisher that a good Web site cannot? “That’s the question we get all the time,” says Cimarron Buser, vice president of marketing and product planning at Southborough, Mass.-based Texterity Inc., who recently pioneered a digital publishing solution for the Apple iPhone. “We know that the way people read Web sites is different from the way they read magazines,” says Buser. “Web sites are more episodic; there’s a lot of