July/August 2010

Face Up: Listen

MAGSTATSIssue: Summer 2010Frequency: QuarterlyLaunched: 2009Circ: 15,000Publishing Company: Arkivmusic, LLCDesign Consultant: Five Point Design

The Big Idea 2011

Tony UphoffCEO, UBM TechWebContent in multiple formats can drive customers along the emerging value chain.

Publishing Technology 2010

Today, the publishing industry is being driven by technology more than ever before. As business models evolve, the right technology can make or break new products, from the back-end of a Web site to new customer-facing channels such as mobile...

Publishing on the Cloud

IF THE TERM “open source” has defined many online publishing efforts in recent years, “cloud computing” may dominate the next several years.

Beyond Digital Magazines: Tablets, E-Readers and Mobile Apps

APPLE PRODUCTS SUCH AS the iPhone and iPad are dominating much of the content-centric behavior of consumers but casting a wide net across all emerging devices in the e-reader, smartphone and tablet categories is the best approach for publishers, Gilbane...

The Rise of the Web CMS

EVERYBODY'S GOT SOME form of content management system these days for multichannel publishing. Some are old legacy systems that work in tandem with new digital workflows. Others are made-to-order proprietary systems that incorporate all the bells and whistles of the...

Media M&A: Recovery or Fire Sale?

Media M&A largely disappeared in 2009, at least in the traditional consumer and b-to-b publishing markets. However, in the first half of 2010, media M&A has been surprisingly active. The Jordan, Edmiston Group says 445 transactions were announced through the...

Nearly One in Four Magazine Subscriptions Sold Online

The Internet is proving to be a significant source of subscription revenue and audience growth for magazine publishers. According to the results of a new survey conducted by the Magazine Publishers of America, 24 percent of the subscriptions sold by...

What Kind of Online Editor Are You?

Most editorial operations are approaching the Web today with a mix of scientific process and search engine voodoo. At b-to-b publisher Questex Media, manager of search Alison McPartland and her team have developed a strategy that includes defining key areas...