10 Top Digital Magazine Publishing Posts of 2015

Top 10 Digital Magazine Publishing Posts of 2015Our most-read digital magazine publishing posts of 2015 reveal a desire for better understanding of creating, publishing, pricing and selling magazines

This year in our Digital Magazine Publishing articles we’ve tackled everything from choosing the right magazine software, to identifying pricing strategies that get buyers to pick your highest package, and how to design a digital magazine that readers want. However, there are a few that have consistently been our highest read, commented on, and shared articles of the year. Before you start out 2016, catch up on what’s considered our most popular advice on digital magazines, and share it with your fellow publishers.

1. Best Digital Magazine Publishing Software You Can Use to Launch Your Digital Magazine

Publishers have been trying digital magazine publishing software during the last few years in hopes of creating the best digital products for their audiences. And like everything else in digital magazine land, digital magazine software has evolved at light speed. And so has its pricing.

2. 8 Ways to Sell Digital Magazine Subscriptions

It’s amazing to look back to just a year or so ago, when digital magazines were still something of a novelty. Today, it’s a given that print publishers will soon create a digital version of their product if they haven’t already. Here’s how to sell digital magazines as demand for many platforms rise.

3. The Kind of Apps People Want: How to Get a 5-Star Rating on Your Magazine Gadget App

The kind of apps people want make life easier and more fun. Free, quality content with a smoothly-functioning interface is the key.

4. 10 Digital Publishing Tips and Strategies for Magazine Publishers

Five and a half years after the advent of the tablet, strategies for successful digital magazine publishing are starting to sort themselves out and deliver measurable results. At Mequoda, we’re all about documenting these things so digital publishers don’t have to re-invent the wheel. Here are 10 things you must do if you want to join the ranks of millionaire publishers … a goal we think is worthy of all digital publishers today.

5. Digital Magazine Marketing: 6 Ways to Promote your Digital Magazine

If you’re making plans for your own digital publication, it behooves you to also plan how to make money from it with strategic digital magazine marketing.

6. 15 Reports About Digital Magazine Publishing You Should Bookmark

We often hear about predictions for digital magazines; how they will grow, the revenue generation expected throughout the industry and the time frames associated with these numbers. Here’s what your digital magazine competitors read when you’re not looking.

7. 5 Ways Digital Magazines Generate Additional Publisher Revenue

Digital magazines not only make content more accessible; they offer additional ways to generate revenue. Here are five options for generating magazine revenue that you may not have considered.

8. Creating Digital Magazines: Four Ways to Monetize Your Efforts With a Free Archive

Creating digital magazines with a future-proof publishing strategy has never been harder. The magazine industry is at the beginning of a Renaissance. Digital magazines are the hot topic of industry events, digital magazine software platforms abound, and massive retail partners including Apple, Amazon, and Google are seducing magazine publishers with their siren songs.

9. The Best Digital Magazine Examples and Why We Love Them

These four exemplary digital magazine examples demonstrate best practices in design, business models and pricing.

10. Decoy Pricing: The Biggest Little Secret in the Publishing World

Contrast, context and camouflage help publishers make more money with the same products using decoy pricing.

We also feel like the above list of digital magazine would be incomplete without adding in some of our personal favorites from the year. Here’s my our list of additions; favorites we’d recommend reading before the new year:

Do you have any favorite articles of the year that helped you run a better business? Share them with us in the comments below, even if they’re not ours!


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