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White-labeled digital magazines

Warners Group the UK magazine publisher have launched a community for painters and artists where their two consumer magazines for artists: Leisure Painter and The Artist are freely available to members of the community. Warners decided to use Exact Editions to provide the magazine component of their service (which also has videos and community areas for blogging and discussion) and we were pleased to be able to offer them a solution which meets the key requirements of a community or … Keep Reading

Reading Rooms for magazines

Exact Editions is unusual in delivering digital magazines as streaming content. The user does not need to download a software application and the magazine is delivered as a succession of web pages. One of the advantages of this approach is that it is as easy to switch access off as it is to switch it on. Another advantage is that the user or reader can use and have fast access to a very large archive without needing to download masses

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Showcasing magazines

Exact Editions has a new promotional tool: a title showcase. This is a web site in which four titles are displayed each week, with one complete issue of each magazine available for online inspection and reading. Click on the front cover and you will jump into a complete issue that can be navigated, read, bookmarked and searched with the Exact Editions web reader app. The obvious use of this showcase tool, for Exact Editions, is as a target … Keep Reading

The Ebony Archive

 

Ebony with its sister publication Jet were the pre-eminent popular magazines of American black culture. They were founded and owned by the Johnson Publishing company of Chicago but in recent years have foundered with falling circulation and a difficulty in transitioning to a digital or multi-media strategy. The Johnson Publishing company filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in April and put all its assets up for sale.

The good-news side of this sad story is that among the assets was … Keep Reading

Why Digital Subscriptions work

One of the consequences of the development of cloud services such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud is that highly reliable, global, scaleable and affordable computing solutions are available to relatively small outfits. These developments make it very practical to provide new specialised services and solutions to existing players. Frederic Filloux has been one of the steadiest commentators on digital news developments since the launch of the iPhone. In his latest posts he maintains that it continues … Keep Reading

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