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GQ and Men's Health report biggest rise in digital sales

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New combined digital and print figures reveal that 6% of Men's Health's 215,380 circulation was digitalGQ and Men's Health reported the biggest number of digital sales in the magazine market in the final half of 2012, according to combined print and digital figures released for the first time on Thursday.Men's...
GQ and Men's Health report biggest rise in digital sales

Paywall startup Tinypass adds metered subscriptions for small publishers

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New York-based startup Tinypass, which helps small publishers and content creators charge for content online through existing platforms like Google, is rolling out metered content options to all of its clients. Tinypass, which signed up its first four publishers in December 2011 and says it now works with over 250...
Paywall startup Tinypass adds metered subscriptions for small publishers

Bowker: Number of self-published books up 287% since 2006

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In a new report on self-publishing, Bowker — the company that handles ISBNs (book identifier codes) and other bibliographic info for books published in the US — says that the number of print and ebooks self-published annually is up by 287 percent since 2006 and now totals over 235,000 titles....
Bowker: Number of self-published books up 287% since 2006

Mixmag goes digital

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Mixmag Global is a new iOS and Android app from Development Hell Ltd. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store and Google Play, with no additional in-app purchases at this time. The Mixmag Global app is a digital adaptation of the popular London, U.K.-based dance music magazine,...
Mixmag goes digital
Next Issue brings 39 all-you-can-read magazines to iPad
Google promotes AdWords with print advertisement

Martha Stewart on Her Changing Media Empire

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Martha Stewart said her company is transitioning to a digital media company just as fast as it can. “We are relentless in serving our customers where they need us, where they want us,” Stewart said, appearing alongside Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia CEO Lisa Gersh at the D: Dive Into Media...
Martha Stewart on Her Changing Media Empire
Adobe’s Updated Digital Publishing Suite Means More Magazines For The iPhone

UK mag the Spectator announces a 190-year online archive, and refreshes its iOS app

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UK magazine The Spectator has made a number of new announcements relating to its digital offering, including a new iOS app and a pretty extensive online archive which is due to launch in the spring. The Spectator is a weekly magazine with a conservative leaning, and it’s one of the...
UK mag the Spectator announces a 190-year online archive, and refreshes its iOS app
UltraViolet Now Has Over 9M Accounts, Smart TV Buyers To Get 10 Movies Free In 2013

Collusion! Apple, Publisher Partners Accused Of Raising E-Book Prices

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Apple was surely riding high after the announcement of their new iPad yesterday, but that doesn’t mean that everything is OK in CA if a Wall Street Journal report holds true. According to “people familiar with the matter,” Apple along with HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin Group, Hachette Book Group,...
Collusion! Apple, Publisher Partners Accused Of Raising E-Book Prices

The New York Times Gets All The News That's Fit to Print – All of It – Into Flipboard

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Like the New York Times? Like Flipboard? Here’s a corporate mash-up for you: The Time’s subscribers will soon be able read the entire paper on the aggregation/recommendation app. The news is important for Flipboard, because it marks the first time the startup has convinced a big publisher to give it...
The New York Times Gets All The News That's Fit to Print – All of It – Into Flipboard
The Pinterest Effect: Conde Nast Casts ‘Easy Living’ In The Mold Of Hot New Social Network

Google is acquiring Frommer's Travel Guides from publisher John

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Google is buying the 55-year-old Frommer’s Travel Guides from publisher John Wiley & Sons for an undisclosed sum. The business has been up for sale since the spring. The Wall Street Journal reports: The deal is expected to close shortly. Google hasn’t yet decided whether the Frommer’s guidebooks will continue...
Google is acquiring Frommer's Travel Guides from publisher John

Anthony Horowitz is absolutely right about publishers – apart from mine | John Mitchinson

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Don't deride crowd-funded publishing. We engage our readers and uphold qualityI enjoyed Anthony Horowitz's witty article about the writer's need for a publisher (The battle for books, 28 February). And I agreed with almost every word. Like him, working as an author and a publisher, I talk about books, not...
Anthony Horowitz is absolutely right about publishers – apart from mine | John Mitchinson

Sony updates PS Vita sales figures: 'over 1.2 million units worldwide', 2 million in software

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As of recently, the PS Vita has become available in the locales of America, Europe and PAL territories, and now Sony's updated sales figures are in. How does "over 1.2 million units worldwide" sound? Because that's how many systems were purchased as of February 26th. If you'll recall, just...
Sony updates PS Vita sales figures: 'over 1.2 million units worldwide', 2 million in software

Tim Ferriss: Why "success" doesn't just mean "NYT bestseller"

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Tim Ferriss — the bestselling author of  The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Body – was the first author to sign up with Amazon’s New York publishing imprint, headed by publishing industry vet Larry Kirshbaum. He told the New York Times‘ David Streitfeld, “I don’t feel like I’m giving up anything, financially or otherwise.” Now...
Tim Ferriss: Why "success" doesn't just mean "NYT bestseller"

Digital-only publishing: an everyday tale of print, pride and prejudice

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The refusal to take digital-only publishing seriously imposes limits on reader and author alikeJeff Noon's first novel, Vurt, won the Arthur C Clarke award in 1994. Subsequent books include the critically acclaimed novels Pollen and Falling Out of Cars, as well as more experimental works. Noon has a strong following...
Digital-only publishing: an everyday tale of print, pride and prejudice

New Digital Magazine App Launches on Wednesday

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Next Issue Media, the joint venture of five magazine and newspaper publishers to create a storefront for their tablet editions, will launch its long-awaited newsstand app on Wednesday. Some of the magazines that will be available in Next Issue Media’s mobile app. The first version of the app will have...
New Digital Magazine App Launches on Wednesday

Magazine Publishers Running Ahead Of Auditors With UK Digital Editions

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Magazine publishers who publish digital editions have found those editions hit 1.7 percent of circulation in the UK - but auditing criteria mean some of the best examples are not yet counted. Digital editions reported through ABC (UK) clocked 96,589 from 72 titles during the July-to-December period, four times...
Magazine Publishers Running Ahead Of Auditors With UK Digital Editions
The Discovery Economy: Snapette Shows You The Future Way To Shop
The New York Times Reports a Digital Success Story

Will Android in-app subscriptions attract magazine and newspaper apps?

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Google beefs up its in-app purchasing capabilities, but this isn't the only factor on publishers' mindsGoogle introduced in-app purchases on its Android Market store in March 2011, but that feature has now been expanded to include auto-renewing subscriptions as well as one-off payments.Android developers distributing their apps through what's now...
Will Android in-app subscriptions attract magazine and newspaper apps?

A majority of the biggest newspapers in the country now have paywalls [infographic]

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Click to enlarge Several hundred newspapers now have paywalls of some kind, but for the most part, it’s the small and mid-size papers that have been the early adopters. Last year, for example, Gannett put all 80 of its community newspapers’ websites behind metered paywalls, while keeping its flagship paper, USA Today, free...
A majority of the biggest newspapers in the country now have paywalls [infographic]

Magazine readership: ABCs now measure mobile audience

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Combining print and digital circulations will give us a more accurate representation and keeps pace with changeMagazine audiences were once measured by a single, audited print circulation figure. Things are set to change with the latest release of figures from ABC.It's a fact: we live in a mobile world. Not...
Magazine readership: ABCs now measure mobile audience

The Economist Hands All Digital Strategy To Its Tablet Chief

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The Economist is handing control of its website to its tablet magazines controller, in a bid to unite the previously competitive units. Oscar Grut, who was formerly digital editions managing director, has been promoted to the new role of managing director for “Economist Digital” as a whole. A spokesperson...
The Economist Hands All Digital Strategy To Its Tablet Chief

Magazine Publishers Start To Coalesce Around Better Digital Metrics

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Hearst is following Conde Nast’s lead and will start releasing metrics on its paid iPad editions, the company announced today. Separately, the Association of Magazine Media has released a new set of guidelines for digital metrics. Hearst, which charges separately for its magazines’ digital editions instead of bundling them...
Magazine Publishers Start To Coalesce Around Better Digital Metrics

Digital magazines boom too little to grow overall sales

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UK digital magazine circulation has doubled already this year. That is growth typical of a new digital segment – but it’s still nowhere near enough to stop magazine circulation as a whole continuing to slide. Latest ABC (UK) data shows digital editions of consumer magazines clocked up a total 185,210 in...
Digital magazines boom too little to grow overall sales

Audit Bureau Of Circulations Endorses Meaningful Metrics On Digital Mags

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The Audit Bureau of Circulations is hoping to make its reporting more relevant to an e-reading age with a new set of standards requiring much more detailed reporting of digital magazine sales. ABC’s board of directors has endorsed a new reporting format that would require large consumer magazine publishers...
Audit Bureau Of Circulations Endorses Meaningful Metrics On Digital Mags

Reimagining The Magazine Cover For The iPad

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Print publishers are in a tizzy over Apple’s new iPad because they hope to finally be able to charge for their digital editions. But in order to get people to pay for their magazine and newspaper apps, they are going to have to offer something different that readers cannot get...
Reimagining The Magazine Cover For The iPad
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