The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Photos: BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith Talks to Junior Editors
On March 19, the ASME NEXT group of junior magazine editors celebrated the beginning of spring with a happy hour and a Q&A with Ben Smith, editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed.
This Old House Debuts Ecommerce Shop on Wayfair.Com
This is the first e-commerce venture for This Old House and it will allow readers to shop looks and products inspired by the pages of the magazine directly on
The Man Who Would Be Done
Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of This Old House, hasn’t finished renovations 14 years after buying his three-story home.
AAM Adjusts Reporting Measures
Scan-based “shrink” allowances: the difference between physically tallied sales figures and those recorded in a retailer's scan system, will be applied to single copy sales. Issue-by-issue reporting is also among the changes.
Godengo+Texterity Rebrands as GTxcel
As part of the new identity, the company is also announcing a few new initiatives aimed at monetization services -specifically addressing the challenges publishers often face when trying to generate revenues from their digital replicas.
Newsstand: Fashion News We’re Reading Now
Hearst’s iCrossing Nabs Two Beam Brands, Expands Role with Liquor Giant
IDG's TechHive Fuels Up on Car Tech Coverage through Partnership with
David Hamilton Joins Elle Decor as Associate Publisher, Advertising
Q&A with Vibe’s Jermaine Hall on What It Really Takes to Be EIC
Former Yahoo Movies GM Joins The Hollywood Reporter
People Moves at People, Town & Country, Southern Living, Glamour...
The Prolific Willy Rizzo
Q&A Michael Wolfe, Publisher, The WEEK
Q&A with Atavist Co-Founder Evan Ratliff On Digital Content Models
Magazine Publisher Dennis clocks up 150m YouTube views
Children’s E-Book iPad App Bookboard Adds Publishers, Subscription Model
Frontiers LA Files for Chapter 11
Magazine wholesalers Profits: Collaborative Pay and Report on Scan project Underway
US Grocery Chains Start to Embrace Digital Couponing and the Fresh Data It Brings
FMA President’s Panel: Assembling the Customer Mosaic
Nielsen Tracking Bank Statements, Bill Payments to Link Purchases with TV Viewing
The Nielsen Family Is Dead
15 Alarming Stats About Banner Ads
YouTube Joins Facebook in Billion-User Club Google-owned Video Platform Claims an Audience Equal to 10 Super Bowls
Amazon Rumored to be Working on a $99 7-Inch Kindle Fire HD
Apps Outpacing Browsers On Smartphones 7:2
Reddit Is Becoming an Imageboard: Here's Proof
Quantcast Adds Mobile App Data, Promises A Truly Cross-Platform View In Its Analytics Service
Facebook Managing Editor Steps Down, Says Site "Doesn't Need Reporters"
Facebook Will Launch a Reply Feature and Most Active Threads on Pages and Popular Profiles
Chameleon Botnet Fakes Website Visits to Leave Advertisers $6m a Month Worse Off
Carat Projects Digital at One-Fifth of All Ad Spend, Beginning to Dominate Key Markets
How Digital Behavior Differs Among Millennials, Gen Xers and Boomers
Moms More Likely to be on Facebook, Twitter than Gen X
Multiple Devices Fragment Brand, Consumer Relationships
Happy 7th Birthday, Twitter: 200 Million Users
Don’t miss the premier retail conference for the magazine industry. Get the insights and solutions you need to drive sales at Retail MarketPlace 2013, Loews Philadelphia, June 10-12.
At Swipe 2.0 (Mar. 28), Danny Winokur, VP & General Manager, Digital Media, Adobe Systems will discuss how and why digital magazines are continuing to evolve into a very real business for publishers as digital readership and content engagement climbs.
To commemorate ASME's 50th anniversary this year, the editors' group is compiling four lists of the most notable achievements in magazine journalism in the last half century. Nominations are now open.
March 28, 2013
Grand Hyatt New York
Come hear the world's most noted publishers, tech experts, financial pros and media pioneers as they share what's new - and what's next - in magazine media technology at the Swipe 2.0 Conference taking place at the Grand Hyatt New York, March 27-28, 2013.
March 29, 2013
Partnerships have become an integral part of the magazine media landscape. Execs from Active Interest Media and Ogden Pubs will discuss how partnerships are developed, benefits to both, and problems encountered and solved.
April 02, 2013
MPA Board Room
Join Zeke Koch of Adobe as he walks attendees through the latest features and enhancements through the latest features and enhancements to Adobe DPS (v.25), a sneak peek at this summer's release (v.26), and how DPS and Adobe Analytics combine to give publishers insights into analytics and engagement like never before.
May 20 - 22, 2013
Loews New Orleans Hotel
The #1 conference for independent Magazine Media publishers to share best practices, explore multi-platform solutions and discuss innovative strategies for growing Magazine Media brands.


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