The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Publishers Adapting to Digital World
Hearst Magazines, Condé Nast and Time Inc are pursuing diverse strategies to drive up digital sales, and have all seen online readership numbers rise as a result.
Fashion Mags See Ad Page Gains in March
Ad pages increased again in fashion magazines' important March issues, which see designers introduce new collections every spring and only trail September in importance.
AMI and USA Today Enter SIP Partnership
The companies will publish these 12 special magazines that will carry a “Best Of” theme, distributing more than 400,000 copies to newsstands, airports and hotels.
Rodale Hires Condé Nast Exec As CTO
In a move to expand the healthy lifestyle publisher's mobile commerce, big data and social technologies, it has hired Bobby Chowdhury as its first dedicated chief technology officer.
Vanity Fair Opens Up Best-Dressed List
Beginning this week, anyone can upload pictures to Vanity Fair online to be considered for inclusion in a weekly slide show and a monthly prize from sponsors like Armani and Clinique.
Apps Providing Spin-Off Opportunities for Popular Magazine Brands
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Rolls Out New Website
Billboard Relaunches in Print, Web and Tablet
Ad Age Introduces iPad App with Creativity Content Inside
Source Interlink Merchandiser Visits WalMart Superstore
Rich Magid Named Johnson Publishing Chief Financial Officer
Notable Departures at Rolling Stone
Why Sponsored Content’s Here to Stay
Telemarketing: A Splendid Circulation Source
Gawker Expects at Least 10% of Revenue from E-Commerce This Year
Digital Newsstand Data and Feature Comparisons
Apple CEO: Don’t Fear Cannibalization, Embrace It
Average Sales Up, but Prices Per App Plummet
Larry Page Hints Mobile Advertising May Become More Expensive Than Desktop
Global Ad Spend Remains Strong, TV Dominates
Unilever Ad Spending Hits New Heights
Big Data Is Helping Direct Marketers Refine Their Pitches
A memorial for Don Kummerfeld, former head of MPA and international magazine association FIPP, died this summer will be held at the Hearst Tower in NYC on Monday, Jan. 28.
Sign up for MPA-IMAG New Orleans by Jan. 28 for best rates at the only event exclusively for independent magazine media. May 20-22.
Learn how to distribute content across a variety of platforms in an informative webinar presented by CDS Global. Includes how to identify areas of content growth and building a plan for digital monetization. Free to MPA/ASME members.
ASME Best Cover Contest 2013 honors magazine covers published between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012, in 10 categories. Entry deadline: January 31.
ASME Best Cover Contest 2013 honors magazine covers published between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012, in 10 categories. Entry deadline: January 31.
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January 29, 2013
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February 07, 2013
WEBINAR
In an ever-evolving media landscape, media companies are expected to distribute content from their brands across a variety of channels, platforms, websites, apps, print and more. During this webinar learn how to succeed in today’s disruptive environment, prioritize digital efforts and gain new customers in doing so.
February 07, 2013
WEBINAR
In an ever-evolving media landscape, media companies are expected to distribute content from their brands across a variety of channels, platforms, websites, apps, print and more. During this webinar learn how to succeed in today’s disruptive environment, prioritize digital efforts and gain new customers in doing so.

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