TED is an inspiring conference bringing together all the brilliant minds from all over the world. TED stands for Technology, Education and Design. Fortunately, the overall spectrum of topics is much broader, also covering the publishing industry.
Now, I am going to share with you five 7 videos that provide knowledge and inspiration. From design, through case studies, to marketing riffs. Watch inspiring publishing talks from TED conferences.
There are many ways to popularize your digital magazine so that it would be increasingly and more willingly downloaded from App Store. A lot depends on the starting factors, such as whether you already publish your title on other platforms, whether you already have printed edition readers, and whether they belong to a model group of digital edition readers.
In order to answer these questions, we took a closer look at 10 most popular magazines published by PressPad, to check whether there exist any activities that are common to the publishers who can boast a large number of digital magazine app downloads.
If you are a comic strip author and your creations don’t end up in the drawer, consider reaching millions of Apple mobile device users. You can’t lose on publishing your works on the iPad, especially when we do it for you converting PDF file into a native mobile app.
If you create your own online comic and you’re wondering how to reach Apple device users with it or you just want to get your digital comic known at App Store, this article will give you some tips on what to focus your attention on while creating a PDF file which we will then process at PressPad into a native iPad application.
Reading digital magazines and comic strips on the iPad is a very pleasant experience. You can zoom in on each page as much as you like, relishing the graphic details. It is an experience impossible to recreate with traditional printed issues. In order for your digital comic strip to get positive reception from App Store users, remember to pay attention to:
If you are seriously thinking about turning a profit with your digital magazine, you should start selling. There are, however, various ways of selling digital products. You can start charging your readers for access to your digital magazine, or you can provide it for free, generating exclusive, high quality traffic to your online store.
Both sales strategies work well but there are few things every strategy has in common and which you should know about. In this article I will highlight five areas you must focus on in order to make your digital magazine profitable.
1. Deliver value
Are you wondering now how to increase your magazine’s income? This article is just for you. We will talk about the best kind of magazine sales out there, which is subscription. What to do in order to make customers more willingly choose subscriptions over single issues? How to reach them? What determines their decision? Read further to find the answers.
1. Determine who your model reader is
While you are completing your brand new issue of your Digital Magazine, you are sure to know who you’re speaking to, who is the recipient of the content included in it. It is worth to note this knowledge down and verify it periodically. It will help you with taking actions the effect of which will be the optimization of the sales funnel, which in turn will feed through to the number of your magazine’s subscriptions, thus the increase in income.
There are many advantages of digital editions over traditional ones: direct-to-reader sales, access to the global market, or the incomparably lower costs of publishing. Today we will focus on a feature of digital editions that is less obvious, but impossible to ignore: the ability to monetize back issue archives.
The traditional publishing cycle doesn’t really account for the monetization of back issues. The older issues would be available in the archive on special order, but for most of the time, they will either be ground and turned into new paper or go up in smoke.
How Digital Archive Works
There are small and medium publishing houses which still are in two minds whether to join digital revolution or not. Some are sceptical about publishing magazines and newspapers on tablets and claim that it still is an expensive and painstaking job. However, the fact is that using such tools as PressPad magazine app development is really easy. Your magazine app can be available on mobile devices within odd 14 days.
1. Time saver
Creating pdf files does not have to be expansive. Some of our customers want to find the way to publish while limiting the costs. Most of the magazine designers use InDesign and there is no doubts that it is great, but still pretty expensive software. Here you will find a review of low budget and professional designing tools for designing and creating PDF files.
There are different types of DTP (Desktop Publishing) software available nowadays, either as online or downloadable versions. The purpose of these applications is to enable users to create magazines, brochures, posters, books, newspapers or flyers. Exporting/importing the Portable Document Format (PDF) files is possible as well. While most DTP programs are quite expensive, the cheapest – and some even free – among them are listed below, along with their corresponding tools and plug-ins.
Free open-source DTP software