Condé Nast giveth, and it taketh away Paid Members Public
Condé Nast is moving fast and breaking its Snapchat presence.
Un-Loaded Paid Members Public
Private Frazer laments the troubled later life of Loaded [https://privatefraser.wordpress.com/2015/03/31/loaded-has-left-the-building/], rather than its recent demise: > Because the tawdry and constipated magazine that has just closed bears no relation (other than the title) to the original Loaded. Love it or loathe it, the
When The Magazine nearly died Paid Members Public
Interesting insight into The Magazine [http://www.marco.org/2014/06/23/elephant] and its (previously unknown, I believe) near-death experience: > Having a “built-in audience” from a 5by5 show, Tumblr, Instapaper, and Marco.org didn’t sustain The Magazine. I sold it because it was cratering under my ownership
The future of Future? Paid Members Public
Private Frazer on the fate of Future [http://privatefraser.wordpress.com/2014/06/03/back-to-future/]: > Future’s future apparently lies in “the virtuous circle of engagement in two core content areas: reviews (when consumers are looking to make product purchase decisions and where we can derive ecommerce revenues) and
Now this is a magazine I want to read... Paid Members Public
[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2014/05/business-punk-3718.html] …pity I don’t speak German [http://www.business-punk.com]. Who says B2B has to be dull?
iPad Magazines: a predictable publisher road-crash Paid Members Public
[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2014/04/newsstand-again-3682.html] David Jacobs of 29th Street Publishing [http://www.29.io] talking about magazine apps: > What we have learned is that the replica will never be successful. Consumers have soundly rejected them: digital subscriptions make up only 3% of
That shovelware tablet edition might be killing your mag Paid Members Public
[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2014/02/country-walking-ipad-3514.html] Just came across this explanation of why hobby magazines no longer have broad appeal [http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/outdoor-magazines-have-they-had-their-day/009268/] , by a former editor of various outdoor magazine titles: > So why does someone with a long-term