IBE will launch its first monthly digital edition on August 1st, which will be formatted for tablets, mobile devices and e-readers. The new magazine will be distributed to 120,000 global industry contacts and offer a mix of news analysis, features, and expert opinion.Former Florida Sportsman editors have launched Fly & Light Tackle Angler. For $13.99 a year (six issues) or $3.99 per...more
As Folio:'s sister brand min recently reported, Googleâ€™s online dominance of digital ad revenue is even more pronounced on the mobile platform. According to eMarketerâ€™s breakdown of where the money is going in digital advertising, the search giant is responsible for 52.36 percent of the ad money spent on mobile this year. Clearly reflecting the power of mobile search in attracting such a large...more
ALM has introduced iOS apps for 14 of its publications. This is another step in a series of ambitious digital moves the company has made in the last few months.
In March, ALM optimized 20 of its e-newsletters, which led to a 60 percent jump in open rates. The company has since upped that number to around 50 e-newsletters. Following that, ALM introduced dedicated sites for 14 of...more
Garden & Gun launched its first digital edition magazine on May 22 with its June/July issue. The digital edition is available at the iTunes App Store and is packed with interactive features and bonus content, which is made possible by the Mag+ platform. The first issue is being offered at no cost to readers, but future issues will be priced at $5.99 for a...more
*Editor's Note: This story originally appears on FOLIO: sister site, minonline.com.
The Motor Trend brand left the magazine track a while ago. Not only is the legendary auto brand among the most successful featured content channels on YouTube, but it was among the first of the traditional print entities to get "appy" and appear on smart TV devices like Google TV....more
Overall earnings stayed relatively flat in the fiscal first half for Future plc, but the company's sources of income changed considerably.
Digital revenues rose 33 percent year-over-year to $18.9 millionâ€”now accounting for more than a quarter of the group's total revenue. Meanwhile, print earnings fell 9 percent to $57 million. Future's total group revenues for FY1H declined 1 percent year-over-year to...more
NEW ORLEANSâ€”About 100 independent magazine media professionals descended on the Big Easy this week for theÂ MPAâ€™s 10th annual Independent Magazine Media ConferenceÂ (IMAG). While the event was focused on strategies and tactics for the independent market, during the first full day of the conference the association announced a new pilot program that could stretch far across the entire magazine market.At a morning session...more
Time Inc.'s All You has added shoppable capabilities to its tablet edition. Starting with the May issue, customers using an iPad or Kindle Fire can tap a "shop now" icon to see where the product is for sale with a direct link to purchase.The print magazine, sold through Walmart, some newsstands and through regular subscription channels, is commerce-oriented title as it is...more
Mike Le Du is the CTO of Maxim publisher, Alpha Media Group. His deep digital experience includes a stint as VP of ISSUU and as CTO of SmartMoney. We asked Mike for his take on the digital landscape, in advance of his session at the June...more
Flipboard, a free app that lets users curate content into a personalized magazine, is expanding access for its usersâ€”the company announced Thursday that Samsung Galaxy, Nexus tablet or other Android device users will now have access to the 2.0 version of the app, which was made available to iOS devices in March.
Android users now have the option to flip an item into the app from other applications, including...more
Hearst Magazines is getting evermore bullish on digital in an effort to not only remain relevant, but also go toe-to-toe with its newly redefined pure-play competitors. To ramp up efforts, the company has tapped Say Media's Troy Young as Hearstâ€™s new president of Digital Media. Young, who was president of Say Media for six years, stepped down in the summer...more
Despite previously held reservations, the Internet ad market is teeming with profitabilityâ€”revenues grew for the third consecutive year in a row, reaching $36.6 billion for the full year of 2012, according to the IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report released this month.
The revenue jump represent a 15 percent year-over-year increase from 2011, with the largest growth percentages coming in the third and fourth quarter of last year. The compound annual...more
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