A view from the top: Magazine leaders give their take on the ABCs

The latest figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations for the last six months of 2011once again highlight the challenges facing traditional publishers in the digital era. The business - in the UK at least - is not for the faint hearted, but it remains full of opportunities. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2012-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #latest figures #audit bureau #digital era

Other Publishing stories related to: 'A view from the top: Magazine leaders give their take on the ABCs'


Madeleine tops charts again as Bond misses number one

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 01/06/2011 - 14:53 James Bond has failed in his latest mission: to top the bestseller charts. Despite a bargain £5 deal at Tesco (75% off the £19.99 r.r.p.), sales of Jeffery Deaver's 007 novel, Carte Blanche (Hodder & Stoughton), were... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bestseller charts #jeffery deaver


Publishers Starting to Name-Check iTunes "Top Grossing Apps"

From Yahoo's The Cutline: At a panel during the TechCrunch conference in New York last week, Greg Clayman, publisher of News Corp.'s Daily iPad publication, said the application had "almost a million downloads" since its launch in February. "This puts us in the large pantheon of large apps,"... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishers starting


Second week at the top for Madeleine memoir

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 15:55 Kate McCann's Madeleine (Bantam Press) was comfortably the bestselling book at UK booksellers for the second week running, selling 63,909 copies in its first full week on sale. It brings total sales of the hardback edition of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bestselling book #week running #full week #uk booksellers #hardback edition #non-fiction titles #records began #delia smith #david beckham #tony blair


Top Five Mags First Half: Sneakers, Yachts and Hiking Boots

Some new magazine faces have shown up in min's top 5 ad-page charts (see below) for June and for the first half (January-June 2011 vs. 2010). They are sun-bleached, health-minded, sports and outdoor enthusiast in Competitor Group's Competitor, Source Interlink's Power & Motoryacht, Mariah... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #competitor group #hiking boots #magazine faces #source interlink


Kindle E-books Top Print Books Sales on Amazon

It happened. Amazon says ebook sales have surpassed physical book sales on Amazon.com. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook sales


Food News Media Launches Mobile Magazine, Restaurant Management

Durham, North Carolina-based Food News Media, a b-to-b publisher serving the food and restaurant industry, has introduced Restaurant Management, a mobile magazine targeting full-service restaurateurs and executives. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Madeleine surges to top spot

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 16:04 Kate McCann's Madeleine (Bantam Press), the story of the abduction and continued search for her daughter, has become one of the fastest-selling non-fiction books since records began. Helped by better-than-half price deals at W... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #records began #hardback edition


The New York Times Sees Page Views Fall 24 percent from March to April

The New York Times may be starting to experience the price of their paywall, as page views for The New York Times Online fell 24.4 percent in April from March numbers. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #page views


National Geographic Wins Magazine of the Year

National Geographic won Magazine of the Year as well as Single Topic issue at the 2011 National Magazine Awards. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Conde Nast Reportedly Plans iPad Magazine Subscriptions

The New Yorker is expected to be the first in-app publication to be offered as more than a single issue sale. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


E-Commerce News: New York Magazine To Launch Curated Deals Newsletter in May

Joining the line of publishers who are entering the e-commerce space is New York magazine and NY.com; they’ve announced a New York City-specific online deals program that is set to launch in May. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #york magazine


Judge Takes Dim View of Righthaven

A newspaper publisher’s copyright attack dog got a swat on the nose last week. Righthaven LLC has filed over 250 infringement lawsuits in Nevada, Colorado, and California on behalf of Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Denver Post, and other newspapers. But a federal judge has declined to indulge its... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


E-books among Amazon.co.uk's top sellers as its parent's profits tumble

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 27/04/2011 - 09:39 Amazon.com has reported a steep drop in profit despite boosting sales by over a third. Amazon.co.uk also revealed that one print book and four ebooks were among its top 10 bestselling items in the quarter, with the Kindle... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #top sellers #steep drop #boosting sales #print book


ABC News High On Enhanced E-books

In deciding to launch the ABC Video Bookstore, Andrew Morse said the giant media company was looking for a product that could reach viewers who are attached to a digital reading device, be it an iPad, Kindle, or cellphone, and decided that an enhanced ebook was the right one. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #enhanced e-books #andrew morse #enhanced ebook


Regional Mag 5280 Acquires Denver Magazine

Denver, Colorado-based regional magazine 5280 has acquired the intellectual property of its main competitor, Denver Magazine, including Federal trademark of the brand name, Internet domains including http://denvermagazine.cim and Denver's Twitter account and Facebook pages. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #intellectual property #twitter account #facebook pages


Johnson says Waterstone should give up on buying back chain

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 20/04/2011 - 07:54 Former Borders UK owner Luke Johnson has warned Tim Waterstone off trying to buy back Waterstone's. Waterstone is believed to be the sole frontrunner for the bookseller and has teamed up with Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Magazine Launches Double in Q1 2011

Things are looking up for the magazine industry, if results from magazine database MediaFinder.com are any indication. During 2011’s first quarter, 54 new magazine titles were launched, more than double the number (25) of publications that debuted in first quarter 2010. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #magazine industry #magazine titles


With HGTV Magazine, Hearst Looks for Lightning to Strike Twice

Looking to replicate the success of its fast growing Food Network Magazine, Hearst Magazines is going forward with a test of a magazine based on another Scripps network, HGTV. Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #hgtv magazine #hearst magazines


Consumer Magazine Ad Pages Up 2.5 Percent from 2010’s Q1

The Publisher’s Information Bureau (PIB) reported overall growth for magazine ad sales for 2011’s first quarter. First quarter ad pages totaled 35,755 pages, a 2.5 percent increase from the first quarter of 2010. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Room top pick in spring TV Book Club

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Mon, 04/04/2011 - 08:51 Emma Donoghue's Room (Picador) has added another accolade to its Man Booker shortlisting and Orange-longlisting after receiving the vote of "TV Book Club" viewers as their favourite spring read of the 10 titles. The second most... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #popular title #16th january #28th march