Hearst Corp. announced today that it has completed the U.S. portion and the majority of its $919 million acquisition of Lagerdere SCA's nearly 100 magazines outside the French market. The deal, which had been undergoing regulatory approval in 15 different countries, was expected to close in the third quarter of 2011.
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Next Issue Media–the digital publishing consortium and marketplace that includes some of the industry’s largest players in Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith,
Apple’s App Store remains the largest but the Google Android Marketplace should match it in size by the end of July,
From Yahoo's The Cutline: At a panel during the TechCrunch conference in New York last week, Greg Clayman, publisher of News Corp.'s Daily iPad publication, said the application had "almost a million downloads" since its launch in February."This puts us in the large pantheon of large apps," Clayman said.
American Express Publishing announced today that it anticipates a 15 percent jump in advertising revenue and a 10 percent bump in advertising pages for the first half of 2011.
Internet advertising in the U.S. totaled $7.3 billion in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2011, up 23 percent over the same period in 2010 and set the highest first quarter level ever for the industry, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau.
This post is reprinted with permission and originally appears here. Measuring the number of page views as a key performance indicator (KPI),
Since the explosion of social media sites and web-capable smartphones and tablets, companies are ready to bring their content digital and engage with customers where they spend the most time - online.
Spending on e-media infrastructure increased for both large and small b-to-b publishers in 2010 and will again in 2011, according to respondents to the 2011 FOLIO B-to-B CEO Survey. Larger publishers expect operating expenses to jump 6 percent in e-media, while smaller publishers expect a 5 percent increase. "We're seeing an expansion of our business and that requires a revamping
Some new magazine faces have shown up in min's top 5 ad-page charts (see below) for June and for the first half (January-June 2011 vs. 2010). They are sun-bleached, health-minded, sports and outdoor enthusiast in Competitor Group's Competitor, Source Interlink's Power & Motoryacht, Mariah Media Inc.'s Outside and Affinity's Trailer Life.