Best Digital Magazines, New Magazine Launches Highlight Min Events

Top publishing trade title events will announce best digital magazines, most intriguing people in media, and rising stars

Tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 3, marks Min‘s 13th annual Most Intriguing and Hottest Launches Awards Celebration, while Friday, Dec. 4, marks the entry deadline for its Best of the Web Awards. And late last month, the trade publication handed out its editorial and design awards. Truly, ’tis the season for the best digital magazines to make themselves known!

These are some of our favorite digital publishing events to keep tabs on. Let’s take a look!

Tomorrow Marks Min Awards Ceremony for New Magazine Launches and More

The Min Most Intriguing and Hottest Launches Awards Celebration is tomorrow morning, and Samir “Mr. Magazine” Husni will fittingly be a guest presenter. Publisher Steven Grune will be named Publisher of the Year, while Taste of Home Editor Catherine Cassidy will be named Editor of the Year.

Hottest Launches include Ballistic, Big Life, C/Net, Cabin Living, Catster, Creativ, Do Magazine, Dogster, Eat This Not That, Le Pan, Marijuana Venture, Molly Green Magazine, National Geographic History, Nickelodeon Magazine, Organic Life, Parents Latina, Plough, Popular, Roadkill, Sift, Simple Grace, SIP For the Love of Drink, Smithsonian Journeys, Take, Unite 4 Good, Via Corsa, Wheels Afield, Mornings with Jesus, The Bight, and Southern Home.

Relaunch of the Year? Maxim.


Min’s Best Digital Magazines Ballot Entries Open: Categories + Instructions!

If you consider yourself among the best digital magazines in the business, then you might want to ditch this post right now and head over to Min, since the deadline to enter their Best of the Web Awards is tomorrow!

Categories include:

Ad Operations Team, Advertiser Program/Partnership, App, Blog, Content Marketing Program or Campaign, Contest/Online Game,s Digital Hall of Fame, Digital Magazine, Digital Team of the Year, Ecommerce, Editorial Excellence – Overall, Editorial Excellence – Special Section, E-letter Design, Email Newsletter/s, Excellence in Digital Marketing, Integration with Print, Microsite/Custom Website, Multi-Media Feature, Online Community, Overall Digital Excellence, Overall Use of Social Media, Piece of Native Advertising Content, Podcast – series or single episode, Premium Content, Redesign, Relaunch, Social Media Genius, Social Media Team, Use of Animation or Motion Graphics, Use of Facebook, Use of Infographics, Use of Photography, Use of Pinterest, Use of Instagram, Use of Twitter, Video: Magazine-Branded Show, Video: Overall use of video, Website Design.

Editorial & Design Awards Announced at Min Reception

On Nov. 18, just a couple of months after their Sales Executive of the Year  Awards (co-winners Michelle Evers of Bloomberg Media and Jessica Rohls of Time Out North America; plus, Best Sales Team at Bicycling Magazine), Min held its Seventh Annual Editorial & Design Awards.

“More than 50 awards were handed out to consumer, B2B, regional and association magazines. And changes in the industry were reflected by the increased number of award categories related to content marketing and social media. … Guest presenters included Bonnie Fuller, president and editor-in-chief at, Bill Mickey, editorial director at Folio:, James Oseland, editor-in-chief at Organic Life and comedian, Craig Baldo,” Jameson Doris writes.

“Entertainment Weekly, took home multiple awards, including Best Consumer Cover Design for the brand’s October 2014 Birdman cover. Other multiple award winners included People, IEEE Potentials, and Travel + Leisure. … Hall of Fame inductees Robert Newman, creative director at This Old House, Margaret Russell, editor-in-chief at Architectural Digest,  Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief at Government Executive and Jake Silverstein, editor-in-chief at The New York Times Magazine, were on hand to accept their honors.”

Think you’re among the best digital magazines? If so, don’t hesitate to enter Min’s contest. If not, download all of our free digital publishing handbooks so you’re ready for next year!

To read more about the best digital magazines in the business and upcoming industry events, visit MinOnline.


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