Why Regional Publishing Is Thriving Down East
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As we noted last month, regional interest magazines are hot these days. In fact, of the 93 new titles launches so far this year, regional titles were the top category, according to Erik Sass in Media News Daily. And it’s...
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Confessions of a Magazine Editor        
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There is no doubt the magazine industry has changed. Increased pressure from the business side coupled with unceasing demands to compete with digital has created a pressure cooker. But is it really as bad as all that? “Being a magazine...
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How to Succeed in Magazines without Really Trying
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When the right intern fills the right spot at the right publication, publishing magic can happen. While interns definitely aren’t expected to be experts in their field (yet), the best ones come equipped with a strong desire to learn. Christina...
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Digital Publishers See Ad Value in Magazines
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When big name digital companies like Yahoo, Say Media and Flipboard start talking about the value of creating magazines, you better believe that people are taking notice. Lucia Moses in Digital Day writes about the trend in “Why digital publishers...
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For Domino Magazine, Less Means More 
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Following the publishing trends of higher quality and lower circulation, Domino magazine seems to be making a solid comeback since re-launching last fall. The magazine, which originally debuted as a mass-market monthly but shuttered during the recession, is now a quarterly...
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Is Print Going the Way of Vinyl?
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The magazine industry is in a state of enormous flux. Pricing challenges, circulation changes, new platforms, massive shakeups on the distribution side: Just about everything we thought we knew about the business is changing. And D.B. Hebbard of Talking New Media...
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10 Rules for Better Editorial Design
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Want to improve your game in publication layout? This article from Luke O'Neill offers 10 suggestions that will help you build up your editorial design skills. The first, and probably the most important, is to identify your audience and design for...
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Is Ad Space Enough for Advertisers?
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Has the publishing industry inadvertently devalued its own print ad space? Some industry experts think so, after years of giving advertisers list rentals, web ads and event sponsorship thrown into their annual ad proposals to sweeten the deal. “The value-add...
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Crain’s Gets This One Wrong
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We understand that bad news gets more press, but really, Crain’s New York, you’ve got this one completely backwards. Crain’s recent article on the state of the magazine industry is headed by the stark notice that “through June, 27 magazines...
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10 Points for Self-Publishing that are Maybe Missing the Point
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“How do you begin a magazine?” That’s the leading question to this article in YCN.org that aims to help a would-be magazine publisher get going “on the path to publishing success.” We appreciate the encouragement, but think Jeremy Leslie is...
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