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Tag: digital publications

Haven CMS Website Wins Top Honors at 2018 SIPA Awards

Your AAA Network, which is powered by our Haven CMS, has seen dramatic increases in website traffic in just its first six months of operations—five million page views to be exact—and recently won the award for Best Product Launch/Relaunch Success at the annual SIPA conference this June.

Digital Publishers Are Being Enticed By Third-Party Opportunities

Great content can be hard to find. That’s why Google is using its search engine and video platform to target high-quality content from a variety of digital publications. Today we’re looking at news of Google’s most-recent moves to attract publisher content, and we look at the benefits that licensing has had for digital publishers.

Digital Publications Acquire New Help, Assets & Merge Content

Digital publications need to take advantage of various opportunities that come around, particularly if growth and evolution is the goal. These opportunities typically involve new technology and strategies, new content, and new employees that can bring under-represented skills to the organization.

Audience Development Evolves with Industry Standards, Engagement

The evolution of audience development comes through the evolution of online tools, social networks and communities.

Today we’re looking at some recent news for audience development, including a set of standards being shared by the Media Rating Council (MRC).

Audience Development Strategies Deployed at Forbes

Forbes’ new audience development strategies include stories for social, podcasting, and focusing on millennials
We see audience development strategies frequently changing with new technologies and analytics. The leadership and direction of the publication is also an important part of the overall strategy.

Today we take a look at Forbes, which has been making changes to remain relevant

Nail Down Your Magazine Experience and Combat the Publishing Recession

By all means, launch many content business models and diversify your publishing portfolio. But start with your magazine experience through your magazine subscription website.
We’re in a recession. Maybe you’re feeling pretty good right now personally, but publishers are in a recession. Big time. Last year was a recession especially for newspapers, according to Pew Research Center’s

App Publishers Experiment With Products, Tackle Problems

App publishers are on the cutting edge of multiplatform media, but with great power comes great responsibility. Software changes, shifts in consumer tastes, and evolving devices and platforms all pose opportunities as well as frustrations for publishers maintaining their places in audience’s hearts. So, how to stay ahead? Talking New Media takes a look at the approaches of legacies and startups in a handful of recent articles.

Meredith Publication Adding Product Line

Multiplatform expansion is a wonderful opportunity for publishers who are able to build a comprehensive audience. We’ve seen the process start as digital publications and move to print magazines, or for completely digital entities to start offering physical products.

PRSS, Digital Magazine Publishing Platform, Bought By Apple

Apple has acquired PRSS, a digital magazine publishing platform, reports Talking New Media. Apple is no stranger to digital publishing. Of course, there’s Apple Newsstand for selling digital publications, and the company’s digital book publishing platform iBook Author. Neither of these solutions have panned out very well, so perhaps Apple expects to present a new experience with PRSS.

Time Magazine Website Sees Success With Continuous Scrolling

Time.com’s bounce rate is down 15% since adopting continuous scrolling for its content, the Poynter Institute reports. In addition, after its March redesign, the site saw a 21% jump in visitors reading a second piece of content.

The iPad Tablet Platform Turns 4

It’s incredible to think that it’s only been 4 years since the iPad tablet platform has been released. It’s cliche but for many people they wouldn’t know what they’d do without their tablet.

La Presse+ Digital Editions Are a Success

FOLIO is reporting that La Presse+ has had a huge success with their digital edition. Jennifer Silber writes, “The free digital edition of Montreal-based daily newspaper La Presse.

Capital New York’s New Paywall is in the $6,000 Range

The price of must-read news about New York State and the city will cost you $5,990 per year. Lucia Moses from Ad Week writes, “Capital next month will start asking readers,

MAD Magazine Offers a Haywire Digital Edition

The last time I read MAD magazine was as a young teenager. The thing I loved the most, besides Spy vs Spy (the Wikipedia link is included for you young people), were the tiny cartoons that showed up randomly throughout the magazine. I literally loved the randomness and the need to search each page from top to bottom, like an I Spy book, then turning the magazine whichever way was necessary and holding it up to my face to make it readable.

More Magazines Are Betting on E-Commerce

A few years ago we were wondering what magazines would do in the digital age. We expected subscription websites to grow in popularity, but we weren’t sure what prices would be associated with digital subscriptions or which ancillary products would develop.

The Atlantic Weekly: An Experiment or a Brilliant Strategy?

What do you when your website already publishes every word that appears in your premium print and digital publications for free? Um, well, uh … if you’re The Atlantic, you take the same content and put it another paid publication. The reason? Apparently, just because.

When The Atlantic launched its new weekly digital-only publication, The Atlantic Weekly, earlier this month, Senior Editor Geoff Gagnon told Folio, “We’ve already got a really good paid product that people can see for free, it’s called The Atlantic magazine.”

NYTimes Introduces Metered System to Mobile Users This Week

On June 27th, The New York Times will implement the same metered system it uses on the web to its mobile users. The metered system allows non-subscribers access to three articles per day, but if the reader wishes to read more than three, they will be asked to subscribe. For now, video will remain free, but content will be limited.

Digital Magazine Publishing Software for Distribution

Three issues on the functionality and design of digital magazines

There’s been a tremendous amount of speculation on what the perfect digital magazine might be and where the future of digital publishing is headed.

While others pontificate, we have projects brewing. The focus is not to produce a digital magazine itself, but to produce the digital magazine subscription website where we believe the digital magazine will be ultimately housed. It will be the nexus between client and server relationships.

Do You Want a Robust Digital Audience?

Every day digital magazine publishing potential is growing

It’s amazing to be an inside component in a growing industry. It isn’t an experience that happens too often, but ever since mobile devices entered the marketed place and started offering new and exciting functionality, digital magazine publishing potential has grown.

Digital Magazine Publishing: The Art of Monetization

As digital grows, membership strategies are a focus

Three interesting notions came upon me recently.

The first involves creative software superstar Adobe. The company announced that between March 1, 2011 and January 31, 2012, they experienced “over 16 million downloads of digital publications powered by the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite”.

Is Digital Magazine Publishing Here to Stay?

Digital magazine publishing is taking off; where will it lead?

With the direction the digital publishing market is headed, it appears digital publications are here to stay. We will likely see new devices reach the market and more editions take shape.

However, attention still needs to be given to the creative process and audience acceptance of digital products.

Digital Magazine Publishers: Survey Your Audience to Determine Tablet Penetration

Some digital publishers discover relevant information by surveying their audience

The publishers who survey their audiences and do not experience the survey results they expect may be asking the wrong questions.

For instance, your audience may be more apt to respond when you explain to them that the data you’re looking to collect has the ability to enhance their content consuming habits.

Week in Review: October 4th, 2010 – October 8th, 2010

Catch up on the Mequoda Daily’s blog posts for this past week

Last Chance to Discover The Subscription Website’s New Position Among Digital Publications

Consumers are showing awareness and acceptance of digital publications, learn how your publication can benefit from a subscription website

Register now for our Building Subscription Websites webinar, which will be presented live on October 12th

Although subscription websites have been around for almost a decade, they are now becoming more important than ever to publishers.

Why is this so?

More on the Mequoda Manifesto…

All information products will be digital by the year 2025.
Warning: Your staff will need to acquire new skills to create these new digital products

MPA-IMAG 2009 Conference Coverage: The Future of Publishing with Bo Sacks

Bo Sacks tells the independent magazine industry why they shouldn’t panic

Jobs in Publishing: Online Editor Needed for B2B Media Company

Today we bring a job posting from Vicon Publishing.

Vicon is looking for an Online Editor to work with the Editorial Director in creating website content. Candidate must be a detail-oriented self-starter who is comfortable in the decision-making role, but also willing to take direction and suggestion from others within the company.

If you, or someone you know, would fit that description, please read on.