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Digital Publishing — It’s a Loyalty Thing

Apple News+ was in the headlines last week for all the wrong reasons, despite an impressive showcase that made the platform look fluid, visually stunning and functional, issues have started to surface. Find further details in What’s New in Publishing’s article.

It’s back to the drawing board for the Apple News team, but will those changes be enough to convince people to change their reading habits so fundamentally? Apple is effectively trying to wow users with value by providing access … Keep Reading

The Digital Publishing Gold Rush

I write this post as Exact Editions have added a score of new titles to the platform in the last six months. This acceleration on content acquisition got me thinking about the battle for ‘real estate’ in the digital publishing world. With several established online magazine platforms on the market, it has now become a competition to convince publishers to come aboard. There is a kind of Noah’s Ark situation going on, with magazines scrambling to find a vessel as … Keep Reading

Digital Preservation

This week the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism has produced a thoughtful and wide-ranging report on current practices in preserving local news publishing in the digital age.

A Public Record at Risk: The Dire State of News Archiving in the Digital Age

As the subtitle suggests there is little reliable archiving and preservation in place. Very little thought or investment is being given to the matter and there is often a naive belief that

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The Lasting Effects of Institutional Sales

At Exact Editions, we specialise in assisting publishers with breaking into the institutional market. In recent years, we have proved that there is a broad and exciting landscape for academically relevant magazines to explore. Selling site-wide subscriptions to universities, research institutions and corporations opens up a path for increasing annual revenue.

Additional revenue aside, the institutional market represents a real opportunity to establish a new, young readership that will be responsible for the future longevity of the magazine. Students who … Keep Reading

Magazine anchors

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The BBC Radio 4 programme The Bottom Line had an informed and expert discussion last week on print magazines and their digital evolution. Many good points were made: Terri White, editor-in-chief of Empire magazine was particularly good on the ways in which magazines business models now have to be multi-threaded: covering some or all of print copy sales, advertising, advertorial, subscriptions, podcasts, Instagram, website and social media. The panel was also good at explaining … Keep Reading

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