Guest Post Publishers, faced with declining CPMs and anemic mobile advertising, are still struggling to find the right monetization model for free content.
Medium, the blogging platform from Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, will soon be getting an influx of riff-raff contributing articles to the service.
Fans of long-form interviews should be excited about Amazon’s launch of the new Kindle Singles Interview series today, which could provide a brand new source of revenue to digital magazines.
Guest Post Increasingly, it’s difficult for traditional publishers to compete with the quick-fire, high-volume, and often high-quality content of blogs and leaner social news sites. Isn’t it time for a new mindset on the future of publishing?
Poster, an app that enables you to post articles on WordPress from you iOS device, has been acquired by WordPress.com parent company Automattic, the app’s creator announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Thanks to Amazon, writing fanfiction about popular television show characters just became more than a passionate hobby that earns you ridicule from friends and co-workers.
Flipboard users on the web and on Android devices no longer have to endure the tyranny of reading a digital magazine that was assembled by someone other than them.
Stampsy makes tools that let you publish, share, and design every aspect of your message to the world using an iPad.
Adobe announced a handful of new features for producing, publishing, and promoting tablet publications created with its Digital Publishing Suite on Tuesday, including the ability to publish to the iPhone, tightly controlled sharing options, and a little something that could make every digital-magazine designer cry tears of joy.
For a writer, nothing beats the romance of seeing your work in high-quality print. No screen can compete with the silky feel of the paper, an excess of glossy photographs and that special smell of a new page.
With the large amount of time people spend of Facebook every month, it’s no wonder that publishers are gravitating towards the giant social network with Facebook apps featuring their content.
Publishers have struggled with trying to make money off digital publishing since the dawn of the Internet. But The New Yorker’s iPad app, which has had strong sales compared to its peers, might be a model to look to when it comes to successfully selling a magazine in digital form.
I’ve been playing with the recently released iPhone and iPad apps for The Economist magazine in the past week, and I’ve got a stinging critique: not of the app itself (although it falls short in several ways), but of the new media and publishing 2.0 naysayers who incessantly repeat, “those old media farts got it wrong again!”
Author Neal Stephenson has been credited for inspiring today’s virtual world startups with his novel Snow Crash. Now he’s launching a startup himself: Subutai, where he is co-founder and chairman.