City and Regional Magazines Capitalize on Custom Publishing

City and regional magazine publishers continue to be nimble and optimistic in an atmosphere that remains anxious about the future of print advertising. A survey conducted by Folio: last year illustrated these publishers' skillful approach to revenue diversification: nearly two-thirds of respondents expressed concern over vulnerability to declining print advertising, yet 92 percent were confident about business growth. Why? Business growth among city and regional publishers has evolved in many ways, encompassing digital and social marketing (for those with the requisite online traffic), events, and even retail. Possibly most significant, however, is growth in the form of ancillary print publications or custom publishing for clients. Article Continues After Advertisement When opportunity knocks... When SagaCity Media Inc., based in Portland, Oregon, began publishing Portland Monthly 13 years ago, it set off a domino effect of sorts. “We discovered that there were a lot of people in Seattle that loved what we were doing in Portland and wanted us to bring the same type of city magazine to the Seattle market. So, in quick order—about a year and a half later—we started Seattle Met,” says Jeff Adams, vice president of custom media at SagaCity. “We started pretty soon after that with our first customer, which was Travel Portland.” SagaCity continues to service Travel Portland, a private non-profit destination marketing organization, highlighting the company’s vested interest... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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