We’re only about a year into the tablet age but more than a decade of using digital editions. Today, with the rise of ever increasingly sophisticated mobile devices and apps,
Articles by Matt Kinsman
Let’s face it: b-to-b publishing is considered the weak sister to consumer publishing by many in the industry. So why do so many consumer side vets struggle when they make a go at b-to-b?
For fiscal year 2011, the USPS is predicting a net loss of “up to” $10 billion, depending on interest rates (the New York Times cites a net loss of $9.2 billion).
As publishers finalize budgets for 2012, paper is one of the biggest question marks. Publishers have benefitted from declining paper prices and (slightly) more stable advertising revenue over the past year, but will that last? If advertisers retreat again, publishers may need to make some hard decisions about their paper investment.
Mobile content and community brands dominated the media category of the 2011 Inc. 5000, which recognizes the 5,000 fastest-growing privately-held companies in the U.S. (The number one company in the media category: GoLive!
IDG Enterprise and IDG Marketing Services have introduced a new social media marketing program called CommunityWorks. According to Charles Lee, senior vice president of strategic programs & custom solutions, the program offers two primary deliverables: Community and Content Platform & Management and Social Web Integration services.
Hearst Magazines says it has eclipsed 300,000 paid distribution for its digital editions across multiple platforms including iTunes, B&N, Nook Color and the Zinio Newsstand.
At the end of 2011, Tom Martin, vice president of manufacturing operations at Cygnus Business Media, will retire, capping a 37-year career in the magazine business.
New opportunities abound for publishers but with that comes new challenges, including determining what’s worth the time and resource investment—and what’s not. Here, three very different publishers outline how they’re reinventing existing products.Government Executive Plans to Double Revenue in Five Years