Our 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.
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.
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.
The kind of apps people want make life easier and more fun. Free, quality content with a smoothly-functioning interface is the key.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These four exemplary digital magazine examples demonstrate best practices in design, business models and pricing.
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:
- A Simple Framework for Planning and Modeling Your Digital Magazine
- How to Write Native Content Advertising for a Magazine Sponsor
- How to Create a Multiplatform Magazine Business Model
- How to Transform Your Magazine Rate Card into a Multiplatform Rate Card and Grow Your Publishing Revenue
- What Modern Multiplatform Magazines Look Like
- Most Publishers Choose the Wrong Magazine Publishing Software
- What Are Online Magazines? 5 Magazine Archetypes Every Publisher Should Know
- Creating an Online Magazine Team That Turns Dusty Archives into Dollars
- Which Digital Magazine Pricing Model Generates the Highest Revenues?
- Magazine Pricing: The 7 Immutable Laws of Economic Behaviorism
- How to Make a Digital Magazine on a Shoestring Budget
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!