Tag: magazineshift

by Susan Currie Sivek

It seems like publishing a digital magazine on the iPad should be pretty easy. With some basic design skills, time, and a bit of money, publishing an independent iPad magazine is possible. But being successful — rising on the Apple Newsstand charts, continuing to gain readers, and making money? Those are much tougher goals. Three […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Reading a print magazine doesn’t have to be a lonely experience anymore. Magpile, a new social site for magazine lovers, offers enthusiastic readers a place to share their favorite magazines and discuss them online. Founder and print magazine fan Dan Rowden, a web developer, noticed that although a number of websites let readers rate and […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

How many ways can you sell magazine content? In the rapidly changing world of digital magazines, we’ve seen all kinds of variations: multimedia apps, digital replicas, individual stories, single issues, subscriptions, and even the all-you-can-read buffet model. But these variations have usually happened within the boundary of a single magazine brand, rarely blending content from […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. This American Life retraction sets an online listening record (Nieman Lab) 2. More U.S. lawmakers support protecting the privacy of Facebook passwords (All Facebook) 3. What happened when a PaidContent staff writer got retweeted by @BarackObama (PaidContent) 4. PC Magazine […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Buying that new iPad, Kindle or Nook for Christmas is just the first step to becoming a digital magazine reader. While shopping for books and movies is a fairly straightforward process, getting your favorite magazines onto your new e-reading device can be trickier. The ways you can buy a magazine are rapidly multiplying, making it […] more »