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Modern Magazine Media Format Definitions

What is a magazine? The greatest aspect relative to the use of the word magazine as part of a published brand name is that the publisher's potential audience already understands the basic brand offering based on the connotation of the word magazine. Consumers immediately visualize the historic traditional or even modern digital edition paginated format of...

Digital Publishing Solutions

Digital Magazine Edition Publishing Software and Platform Solutions

Digital Magazine Publishing Definition Digital publishing today can be defined as Publishing content in a digitally accessible format. Traditional definitions related to publishing in electronic formats placed emphasis on the mediums in which early media formats included disk and cd. These media storages are no longer relevant distribution methods for immediate media accessibility required based on modern audience...

Publisher Website Comments and Annotations

As QUARTZ qz.com launches Quartz Annotations this year I realize that the impressive gains we have recently seen from LiveFyer and DISQUS in terms of overall comment collaboration and social reactions will now take an entirely new direction.  Annotations appear to be the next big step in terms of publisher CMS tools to help increase website content interactions. With...

Magazine Publisher UX Resources

As we begin our collection of inspiring user experience (UX) and magazine UX design strategy resources for publishers, I have reserved the top level page for our "Get Inspired" section to allow for ongoing update of resources. As I pull these from books and online tools I have used for projects and inspiration I'll post and...

Magazine Publishing Industry Events

Magazine publishing technology and innovation continue to create new opportunities for publishers. Many of the annual conference events and exhibitions targeted to publishing professionals include training and sessions with digital publishing industry vendors. And with the pace of technology innovation in the magazine media industry, these conferences are important live collaboration events where ideas...