Best of Bo this week discusses the price of magazines, iconic business models and the changing symbols of publishing.
Best of Bo discusses the best topics from a week's worth of BoSacks newsletters. This week we cover used E-Books, 'mobile blinders' and digital natives who hate print.
Conversations on LinkedIn that surround magazines can always be depended on to bring up the debate between digital and print. Looking at it from every aspect and point of view takes up a lot of space and draws a lot of comments.
Facebook may have declared war on Google this week, but Wired magazine is the one coming out of this thing with a win. The magazine published a 4000-word feature on its website, shortly after Facebook’s unveiled Graph Search, with exclusive details on all the work that went into it. This big exclusive will never see the glossy pages of print.
Every week, we’ll scour through LinkedIn forums, group discussions and original content articles to…
Victoria Drainville, Executive Editor and Art Director of Dabble Magazine discusses the decision to create a digital-only magazine, the successes of contests and Pinterest.
Is print dying? It’s a question that inspires hot debate these days. Truthfully, things haven’t been looking good in recent years. But over the last few months, print – in the magazine world, at least – seems to be experiencing the beginnings of a rally.
Last month in The Fine Print we highlighted the New York Times Magazine's use of Instagram to crowd source imagery elevated to print. This week, the stakes have been raised even higher. Time magazine used an Instagram image, shot on an iPhone, on the printed cover of their magazine. That's right, the cover.
Dick Snyder is the founder, editor and president of CityBites Media, which produces print and online coverage of the food and dining scenes in and around Toronto. He’s also a content strategist and journalist, and consultant to Star Content Studios, a new custom content wing of the Toronto Star.
A real digital-first strategy elevates online content to offline triumph. That’s exactly what I saw the New York Times Magazine do in August of 2012.