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
Digital magazines are relying less on advertising by implementing paywalls that influence more subscriptions
Remember the days when digital editions of magazines were only available by paid subscriptions? You'd arrive at
Digital consumers are the end all be all for Internet publishing companies. Everything revenue-related runs through them. Digital consumers click, read, subscribe, and share. They are the goal.
Here's the good
Multi-platform publishing examples that brought these magazines to rockstar status
Do you remember the saying, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure?” For smart and innovative magazine publishers, this little idiom
The latest publishing trend isn’t just about magazine publishing in general. It’s a digital publishing trend: Launching digital-only magazines without legacy print publications behind them.
Mequoda has a client who is
Each of these newsletter subscription websites illustrate how to collect and convert website visitors into paid digital subscribers
If you sell a print newsletter, considering a newsletter subscription website is a
ALM, Hearst, Google, Apple, Texture, Time Inc. are the media companies and digital magazines leading the shift in publishing metrics
Much like old-school counting statistics in baseball, old-school publishing metrics like
The best content management system for publishers doesn't stop at content or management
If you’re a publisher in business today – congratulations!
You’ve already navigated some stormy times and maybe even stabilized
TIME almost hits the mark with their magazine subscription website, but niche publishers hit the bullseye
One of the most profitable subscription websites is a magazine subscription website.
It's not because it's
For print magazines and newsletters, subscription websites offer a plethora of ways to gain publishing revenue with little upfront cost
Legacy publications should be ultra focused on how to create dynamic
Subscription publishing is another element of multiplatform strategy that digital magazines must stay attuned to, as the landscape seems to shift every week. Most recently, paywalls for online content have
Discover how ConsumerReports.org and Lynda.com are utilizing the reference subscription website model
A reference subscription website archetype allows paid subscribers continued access to a library of content that is updated constantly
The digital revolution not only makes content more accessible; it offers additional ways to generate revenue
Have the changes in digital magazine publishing created new revenue generating opportunities for you?
"We've used the Mequoda Method to more than double our digital memberships," says Susan Laden, newest member of the Mequoda Multiplatform Publishing Hall of Fame.
The Mequoda Multiplatform Publishing Hall of Fame,
Breakthroughs in digital magazine pricing and contrast pricing yield startling results
A few years ago, we were still huge fans of universal pricing for digital, print and website subscriptions.
We still like
These digital only magazines have disappeared from existence, but we’ll take this opportunity to learn from their mistakes
There's a basketball game between print and digital, and we're rooting for digital.
A magazine or newsletter subscription site paired with a portal subscription website leads to publishing success
If you've been reading this blog long enough, you're quite familiar with the Mequoda Method
Multi-platform production doesn't have to be a mystery. Here are three examples of musically-inclined niche publishers who use digital platforms to expand their reach.
Efficiency is key to successful publishing. There
The upsides and downsides to the tablet statistics floating around
Tablets have no doubt shaped the future of reading. From digital magazines to eBooks, publishers have embraced the technology almost as
Popular industry opinion says publisher monetization of video, digital advertising, and social media is a 21st-century challenge. The thinking goes that previous generations of magazines – read: print – were
Publishing acquisitions provide a barometer for the robustness of the digital magazine business, and a recent report highlights how emerging areas are gaining ground on more traditional media M&A activity
Mobile magazines face cascading challenges when it comes to monetization. User behavior, tech headaches, newsstand confusion, and advertising demands can complicate the implementation of a platform that – regardless of
Most publishers today approach the idea of digital magazines with hesitation, lacking background or experience to guide them in this wholly new enterprise.
Our brand new Digital Magazine Publishing handbook, however,