Google’s algorithmic changes (which the search giant claims will effect 11.8 percent of queries) take aim at what it says are “low-quality sites—sites which are low-value add for users, copy content from other web sites or sites that are just not very useful.
Articles by Matt Kinsman
Popular Science has been at the front of the pack in terms of early adoption since the start of the apps race.
While enthusiast publisher Interweave offers a free app for its online community KnittingDaily.com (which serves as a content aggregator for blog and video Web sites), its focus for the past year into 2011 has been on launching "eMags" that run on Adobe's Air platform that can be downloaded directly to the user's MAC and PC.
The definition of “media deal” is changing.
Publishers are launching iPhone and iPad apps on a daily basis (unless you’re Bonnier, then it seems almost hourly). Many are coming from the usual suspects with deep pockets—Hearst, Conde Nast, Time Inc. etc.
While it may not apply to overall advertising budgets, “big” was in for individual ad pages that ran in MPA member magazines in 2010.
MAGSTATSFrequency: Every four weeks (13 issues a year)Launched: 1990Circ: 180-200kPublishing Company: Future USDesign Director: Alexis Cooke
Apple has reportedly rejected Sony's reader app from the App store for selling content within the app and letting customers make purchases outside the App store (such as within the Sony Reader Store, according to The New York Times).
For nearly 20 years, the Stagnito family has been a fixture of mid-sized b-to-b publishing. They’ve also launched two startups in the middle of two different recessions. In 1990, the first version of Stagnito Media debuted.
The publishing industry has seen a flood of ideas for new companies over the last two years, some driven by former publishing executives who want to leave the corporate grind behind and try to make it on their own, while others came from people forced into an entrepreneurial role due to downsizing.