Author: David Blankenship

Magazine Media Defined

Modern Magazine Media

There is so much opportunity for inspiration around innovative magazine brands and web UX resources for the modern publisher, we started a section to identify and cite examples that inspire our magazine web design team. In one of our first "Get Inspired" posts we examine the current magazine media formats with our own Advontemedia definition of the...

Digital Publishing Opportunities for Print Publishers

Print Newspapers and Magazine Publishers Have Innovative Ideas All Around Us Seek out the examples of both success and failure for digital publishing initiatives. Ten years ago, many of us in the digital publishing space could see that print publishers had a bright future online. Digital opportunity was theirs to lose. After all, they had the greatest advantage...

Mobile Web Design for Publishers

Today there is increasing buzz about the need for a proper mobile strategy for publishers.  Just about every vendor or solution has their own version of how their product satisfies the mobile gap. Just a few years ago, "mobile" meant that a basic mobile phone could easily view the publisher website.  As smartphones advanced in their ability...

Magazine Web Design for Publishers

Magazine Publisher Web Design Publication web design and development is a major brand element of the modern magazine publication. The magazine web design provides the style and user experience to meet reader and advertiser expectations regardless of the the quality or presence of a print magazine offering. Magazine website design defines the modern publication style and provides for...

Magazine Publishing CMS Solutions for Publishers

Magazine CMS Solutions

We specify, recommend, and configure open source, hosted, and commercial / enterprise publication website content management system (CMS) solutions. The magazine CMS solution selection involves web strategy and information architecture development, CMS solution review, CMS selection, design, migration / transition, and implementation management.


The Publication website strategy allows the consulting team to identify the key user experience (UX) and advertiser value elements to be achieved with the web and digital brand presentation.

Magazine Publishing CMS Software

For existing publishers, a plan to migrate existing magazine website content will be included. Existing content is valuable to the publisher’s magazine web brand and search re-directs will be utilized to maintain value based on search.

Consumer Magazine Publisher Web Design

Consumer Magazine Publisher Web Design for Drupal CMS Publishing Software The GHM publisher magazine web design was created based on a UX and magazine revenue strategy with the capabilities of the Drupal 7 CMS as the publishing software system. In addition to the key magazine content optimization which we feature in each magazine website design for topical...

Digital Magazine Newsstands

Just as tablets have changed the way books will be purchased and read, the future of magazine publishing is also digital. The concept of digital magazines and paginated periodic content is actually more conducive to electronic delivery than a book. However, books were a simple start for digital distribution ~and magazines just didn't WOW on a...