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Tag: travel + leisure

Social Media Marketing for Magazines: How Top Publishers Get Seen

Social media marketing for magazines has become an art form of sorts, and some publications are leading the pack
It’s 2018: If your magazine doesn’t have a social media presence by now, then you’re light years behind the competition. It used to be a struggle to get buy-in from the higher-ups and prove the value of

Multiplatform Publishing Industry Changes Through Acquisitions, Personnel

Multiplatform publishing companies Billboard and Time Inc. make personnel changes; Corporate Board Member Magazine acquired by Chief Executive Group

A morphing environment for some multiplatform publishing companies involves new talent in key positions, as well as assets from other acquisitions. Today we look at both personnel and asset acquisitions from some major publishers.

Multiplatform Publisher Changes: Adding, Departing, and Returning in the Digital Age

While the biggest news of the last week might be Ryan Seacrest joining Kelly Ripa on the new Kelly & Ryan morning talk show, there have been many adjustments in the publishing world as well worth talking about!

Guardian Launches Native Advertising Hub

Native advertising becomes a focus for the Guardian
According to Digiday, the Guardian says that customers were beginning to become their competitors, and that is the reason why they have started an in-house native advertising agency called “Hosted by the Guardian.” And by customers, they don’t mean subscribers. They’re talking about the advertising agencies that they once

Mobile App Content: One Magazine’s Success

Digital magazines can go in a million different directions with mobile app content to create apps people want, but it’s no big secret that a shortcut to more downloads and usage is actually providing useful stuff to consume.

Mastering Subscription Marketing Language with a Story

So you’ve launched your subscription website. You’ve determined the right price, and how you want to offer your subscription to customers, and you’re ready to think about ways to entice, persuade and convince them, whether it’s copy on a landing page, or an outbound email. Few subscribers ever make a decision to buy from you based solely on your price or offer!

Big Names Join Forces for New Online Ad Network

Is an online ad network the answer to publishers’ prayers when it comes to digital advertising revenue? We’re seeing it with programmatic partnerships and other arrangements, and why not? Brands have a lot of power in the current climate, but digital magazines can muster some mojo, as well, by uniting to provide advertisers the best possible placement and viewability.

Then again, we don’t fault any publisher for going it alone, as many do via social media and services like Magzter. After all, monetization is in the eye of the beholder. But Mequoda Members know that the more platforms, the merrier.

Best Digital Magazines, New Magazine Launches Highlight Min Events

Tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 3, marks MinOnline’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!

2 Out of 3 Readers of Digital Magazines Prefer 20 Articles or Fewer Per Issue

We’ve covered a lot of ground during the past couple of weeks as we roll out stats from our 2015 Digital Magazine Market Study. But have we covered too much with one stat post per day? Not according to consumers of digital magazines. Far from it.

Digital Publishing Solutions for Ad Blocks, Platform, Video?

While the problems publishers deal with can seem to multiply with each passing week, the good news is that technological advances, best practices, content innovations, and other digital publishing solutions are keeping pace.

Digiday recently ran three articles covering pressing challenges that publishers are responding to.

Will ‘Saveur’ Turn More Towards Digital Publishing?

Talking New Media reports on Saveur getting a new editor starting October 6. The interesting part of this change is that the new editor, Adam Sachs, was the editorial director for the website Tasting Table. This website shares content on great restaurants, chefs, events and recipes.

‘Travel + Leisure’ Gets a New Editor

Major digital publishers want editors who have digital knowledge in addition to their editorial expertise. It’s also helpful when a new digital editor joins a publishing where there’s already familiarity.

Top Subscription Websites: Who’s Improving Fastest?

Last Thursday we took a look at subscription website publishing’s best and brightest – those with the 25 highest Online Media Index numbers. The winners weren’t much of a surprise, comprised mostly of the big names in publishing who have huge brand recognition and can drive traffic to vast websites.

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,

The Netflix of Magazine Subscriptions Now Has 100ish Titles

Next Issue, basically a Netflix for magazines subscriptions, now has over 100 titles. For $14.99 a month people get access to about 93 different publications and growing quickly. Bloomberg Businessweek, People and The New Yorker are just few of the publications available on the service. Their platform works on tablets and PCs. StackSocial, an eCommerce platform for tech publishers, is offering a two-month subscription to Next Issue Premium for free.

Twitter Makes 3 Big Changes, We Come Up With A Few Big Ideas

More Twitter marketing opportunities arise as Twitter gets a big facelift

Twitter is somewhat quietly rolling out a lot of changes to the site and their platform that directly impacts the businesses who use them for social marketing. Maybe you call Brand Profiles “too little, too late”, but they’re coming.

I could dive into the deep abyss of picking out everything new about the upcoming interface (which you can sample via the new Twitter iPhone App), but since we talk about marketing here at Mequoda let’s discuss how these updates directly impact the way you’ll use Twitter in your business going forward:

Online Magazine Publishing with User-Generated Content

How magazines like Budget Travel pay homage to the unique experiences of their readers

What will the magazines of tomorrow look like?

I know that as a woman in my late twenties, I still prefer a printed product over a digital product. It’s not because I don’t appreciate quick information, which can be easily found in a blog or a digital application. It’s because I still prefer “ownership”, which is something that a digital magazine can’t offer me.

Online Publishing Jobs: Who Makes a Great Online Editor?

Marketers and Editors are jointly responsible for attracting and retaining a robust online audience

By now you should know that the definition of an online editor is not that different from an online marketer. In fact, if your online editors don’t have a little marketing in their blood, your online business could be at risk in the coming years (if it isn’t already).