The Exact Editions platform was designed for use with digital magazines. But there is really no reason why it should not also be used with newsprint. So we have been running trials with a few of the new free newspapers that appear to be mushrooming in the European market. I have also been taking a personal interest in the phenomenon. Six weeks ago I relocated to Florence — which will become my permanent base — with regular visits to London. … Keep Reading
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Earlier this week we delivered the pilot issue of a new newspaper for the youth of Rwanda. This has been conceived by the group Never Again International. They have produced the pilot to test the market and to help them raise funds for printing regular issues in the Great Lakes region of Africa:
Clicking on the ‘risingvoices’ logo takes you to their pilot project.
It is nearly 6 months since we last posted to this blog. More magazines in our system, more subscribers, more user feedback and we have paid our first revenue shares to participating publishers. Accompanying the growing traffic, steady improvements to the delivery platform.
Perhaps the most important improvement is that the Exact Editions system can now render as clickable urls, email addresses and phone numbers (if they are in international format) that occur in print. This improved interactivity helps readers, … Keep Reading
The Spectator currently has 32 back issues in the system. Hot on its heels the second magazine up is the Literary Review, with 6 issues loaded. The Spectator is a weekly, whereas Literary Review is a monthly, so they both have about half a year of free back issues available to new subscribers who will get a full year’s worth of new issues for their subscription.
Running some trials of the search … Keep Reading
Company reports are not magazines. But they are widely consulted, carefully written and designed, periodical publications which are frequently distributed on the web in PDF form. For this reason it seems to us that there could be widespread interest in the ability to rapidly search across and consult a broad range of company reports. We have now created a demonstration account from which a collection of company reports, currently 27 from 5 companies, can be browsed and searched.
Companies … Keep Reading