No Dead Ends: Creating the Modern Web Site

While magazine Web sites are starting to take a back seat to other channels that reach readers on a daily basis (such as Facebook and Twitter) they remain the centerpiece for many publishers' digital strategies. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop site partners with Modern Films to support indies

Online retailer Bookshop.org is partnering with Modern Films on a new initative to support indie bookshops and film institutions across the UK, after a challenging 15 months owing to the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 08:56:46 UTC ]
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What Google's focus on web frameworks means for front-end development [Q&A]

If the recent Chrome Dev Summit was evidence of what Google thinks is hot in web development, then frameworks were one of the clear winners. More specifically, client-side frameworks and libraries like Angular, Vue and React, and larger web frameworks like Next.js. We spoke to Tim Neutkens, lead... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-12-13 14:35:38 UTC ]
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Three ways Stan Lee helped create the modern superhero movie

By the time the Marvel Cinematic Universe experienced its Big Bang with the 2008 smash “Iron Man,” Stan Lee had long since retired from official duties at Marvel, settling into a role as a revered spiritual grandfather to the comic book world, as close to a flesh-and-blood superhero as fans could... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of the week: Subscription sites like the Information can thrive, but scale isn’t dead

A look at Jessica Lessin at her subscription tech news site, why Google is beating out Facebook for publisher hearts and minds, the lonely plight of the agency Republican, and why scale isn't dead yet. The post Best of the week: Subscription sites like the Information can thrive, but scale isn’t... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Battle For Mobile Web Ramps Up as WordPress Creates Plugin to Automate Facebook Instant Articles

WordPress parent Automattic has built a plugin for Facebook Instant Articles that will soon allow everyone in its user base to easily post content on the social media platform's walled garden.Instant Articles delivers content on mobile devices at blazing fast speeds. Come April 12, Facebook will... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Narcissism works really well': Why Time magazine created a site for its interactive stories

For better or for worse, news sites’ most popular digital offerings have been interactive games and quizzes. Now Time magazine has created a new home for its interactive stories -- like its quiz to see how much time you wasted on Facebook -- which have been the site’s most popular for the past... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dead Good Books creates crime awards

Penguin Random House’s crime community Dead Good Books has created six awards to be presented at this year’s Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival by authors including Lee Child and Val McDermid. Each award has been created in collaboration with the Dead Good Facebook community and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Sites Top List of Slowest-Loading Web Pages

Our fragmented attention spans are so fickle that if something doesn't grab us in the first few seconds, we're likely to turn away. Research by Web performance monitoring company Catchpoint Systems suggests that news sites may be in trouble because publishers are putting too many assets on... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2014-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Web 1.0 dinosaur Metafilter modernizes, slowly

Metafilter's founder talks about the perils of Google Panda, publishers' current problems with Facebook and why he's already a fan of social network Ello. The post Web 1.0 dinosaur Metafilter modernizes, slowly appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2014-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Manroland Web Systems Wins Upgrade Order at Two Gannett Sites

Gannett Publishing Services has chosen the expertise from manroland web systems Inc. to upgrade and retrofit the press control systems on their manroland web systems presses at The Indianapolis Star in Indianapolis, Indiana, and at The Daily Advertis ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Unveils Web Site for Biz Book Coverage

250 Words is a "publisher-agnostic" site featuring essays, reviews, and interviews. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Wondertacular Rules for Going Viral From The Most Viral Site on the Web

This morning Upworthy.com, which crested at 30 million unique visitors in May thanks to a runaway viral hit, announced that they've started piloting sponsored posts to generate revenue, and shared with Fast Company a bit of their secret sauce. Founded 14 months ago by Moveon.org's Eli Pariser... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Unique E-Book Concept Merges Dead Tree Pulp With The Web

Waldek Węgrzyn’s innovative take on the electronic book turns the book itself into a new digital interface, without eliminating the joys of ink on paper. Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2012-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indiebound creates indie recommendation site

The Booksellers Association’s IndieBound scheme is creating a consumer-facing website of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Los Angeles Review of Books' To Launch New, Enhanced Web Site

To coincide with its one-year anniversary on April 18, the Los Angeles Review of Books is re-launching its website in a multimedia platform that will include video, drop-down menus, and new feature articles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Sites on the Mobile Web: Vast Room for Improvement

Many news publishers focus their mobile strategies on platform-specific apps—but the mobile web may actually be more important, since a mobile website is easier to discover, link to, and share from a mobile device. Damon Kiesow, senior prod ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Author Found on Penguin's Web Site Signs Book Deal

An imprint of Penguin Group USA discovered Kerry Schafer after she posted samples on Bookcountry.com, a site that lets writers share their work. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Midpoint Web Site Gives Clients Access to Data

Midpoint Trade has rolled out a new upgraded Web site, called Midpoint Access, with a focus on providing more sales transparency to its distribution clients. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From "Most Effective Digital Mag Brands" to "7 Magazine Web Sites That Suck"

Media research firm Affinity LLC has issued its latest American Magazine Study, which ranks 170 digital magazine brands on attributes ranging from "Most Trusted" to "Most "Useful" and "Most Entertaining." Rankings are based on the percent of a magazine's digital audience that cites the brand as... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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