More and more, publishers are seeking content management systems (CMSs) that help them to create in one system content intended for any channel. These tools serve as central repositories of content stored in extensible markup language (XML) and interact with other publishing and delivery systems (e.g., print and Web), thus enabling publishers to repurpose content across a host of channels on the fly.
The latest version of Success magazine launched this week, with its parent company VideoPlus reporting more than 1 million copies of the issue having been presold and another 50,000 on newsstands. The 114-page premiere issue features personal finance gurus Robert and Kim Kiyosaki on the cover. Currently a bimonthly, Success is slated to increase its frequency to monthly in September. “Success magazine delivers the leading personal-development thought leaders and profiles of today’s extraordinary achievers with a window into their personal success philosophies and strategies. Success is where motivated business people can get the competitive advantage in life—both personally and professionally.” The premiere issue
Success magazine will relaunch—yet again—in March 2008 under new ownership and with new editorial leadership. Upon being folded in July (a story first reported here by Publishing Executive Inbox), Success was purchased by VideoPlus L.P., a Lake Dallas, Texas-based media and marketing communications company, and its new owners have named Darren Hardy publisher and editorial director. VideoPlus President and CEO Stuart Johnson said the relaunch is in response to a void for self-motivational magazine titles. “Thanks to champions like Oprah Winfrey and others, the personal-development industry has experienced massive growth during the last several years,” he said. “… Success will … [provide] readers with