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Author: Don Nicholas

Don Nicholas

Chief Executive Officer

Don Nicholas is Chief Executive Officer for Mequoda Systems and the Mequoda Systems Content Network which includes more than 60 special interest media websites. Over the past 35 years Don has served as a subscription marketing advisor for virtually every major US magazine and newsletter publisher. His Mequoda Customer Experience Management System has been used to launch more than 300 complex subscription marketing and publishing systems that encompass a media brand’s web, email, social media and fulfillment activities. Don is the author of numerous books on subscription marketing, technology, publishing and journalism. Prior to launching Mequoda Systems, he founded three publishing and publishing service companies which experienced exit values of more than $62M. He began his career in journalism with the Armed Forces Network where he served as a writer, producer and engineer aboard the USS Enterprise.

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Let’s Clarify: What Is a Digital Magazine?

Magazines are designed to be read from front to back. They have covers and a table of contents. Magazines are arranged in a series of articles. Portals are not meant to be read from front to back, and are in no way linear. Users may begin on an article they found through search and hyperlink their way across the site in a matter of seconds. There is no true table of contents, although there is arrangement in the form of categories, topic pages and related articles.

So what is a digital magazine? It’s a bit of a hybrid.   Continue