Why Are Brand Marketers Investing in Magazines?

For retailers and companies looking to build deeper connections with consumers or cast a wider net for audience engagement, launching a print magazine is a bourgeoning trend. Online vacation rental company Airbnb, luggage retailer Away, dating app Bumble and golf equipment and apparel brand Callaway have all recently embarked on this journey with the launch of print titles tied to their respective industries in order to market their brands on a new platform. Joe Pulizzi, founder of the Content Marketing Institute and the Orange Effect Foundation, says that this engagement strategy has been successful for retailers for a couple of reasons, one being because the marketing focus for many companies right now continues to be digital, and therefore there is “scarcity of competition” in the print space.   “It's almost like the early days of the web when the first movers in content creation dominated. Now it's happening with print,” he explains.  The other reason he sees for this trend is the fact that consumers trust print more than content published on digital platforms. “With all the fake news going on, consumers believe that if a company invests in the printed word it's more valuable. Whether it's true or not, that's the perception.”  These engagement plays aren’t always successful, as demonstrated by the Lifetime channel’s partnership with Hearst to duplicate the success of O, The Oprah Magazine. In 2003, they launched Lifetime magazine, which ended up shuttering less than... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-08-06 16:28:13 UTC ]
News tagged with: #maintainjournalistic standards #direct competitors #christina perozzi/caption #truthful reporting— #breweries helping #integrate advertisements #financial roadblock #selling beer #guaranteed method #printed vehicle #october 30-31 #increasing sales #sales pitch #ad revenues #freelancers—ad sales #print publication #hearst #printed word #print titles

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Why Are Brand Marketers Investing in Magazines?'


On-Brand, Off-Page: Magazine Brands Aim to Build Social Communities

Both Domino and Seventeen look beyond their pages to interact with audiences. The post On-Brand, Off-Page: Magazine Brands Aim to Build Social Communities appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


If Magazine Brands Are So Valuable, Why Are There So Many Non-Branded Offshoots?

Publishers take deeper dives into targeted topics, looking to appeal to millennials, expand ad inventory, and drive names into their databases. The post If Magazine Brands Are So Valuable, Why Are There So Many Non-Branded Offshoots? appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #magazine brands


Ad Age's 2014 Magazine A-List: Vice Is Magazine Brand of the Year

For most magazine companies, 2014 was a difficult year. Backs against the wall, publishers looked beyond print for growth -- to digital media, live events, consumer products and TV deals.Vice magazine is way ahead of them.The free magazine founded in 1994 as Voice of Montreal has grown into one... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ae networks #publishers claim #multiple platforms #tv deals #consumer products #live events


Meredith Sells Money Magazine Brand, Nearly Two Years After Time Inc. Merger

Meredith Corp. has sold the Money magazine brand to Ad Practitioners LLC, a three-year-old Puerto Rico-based media and advertising startup behind the product review site ConsumersAdvocate.org, both parties announced Tuesday morning. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. One of a handful of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-22 16:06:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #unbiased reviewer #full potential #lifelong reader #50-year conversation #incredibly excited #emailed questions #agreement expires #ad practitioners #eventually led #inbound inquiries #spokeswoman adds #personal finance #market back #fairly valued #sports illustrated


Brands missing from marketing of 'Joker'

It opened against the backdrop of gun assaults across the nation. It’s been criticized for gore and a sympathetic portrait of its homicidal protagonist. And it received an R rating for violence.  All of which could add up to why Warner Bros. has been promoting “Joker” as more of an arthouse... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-07 17:33:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic book #broadcast journalists #sunset strip #times square #posted billboards #internet searches #two-week spike #instagram posts #warner bros #ahuntington beach #committing acts #online chatter #major cities #joaquin phoenix #oscars buzz #highest prize


ABC Says It’s a ‘Superior Platform’ to Streaming and Invests Heavily in Marketing Its Shows

ABC Entertainment president Karey Burke became the latest network exec to come out swinging against streaming competitors like Netflix during the Television Critics Association's summer press tour in LA. "We believe we offer creators a superior platform: big, broad audiences, all year long,"... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-08-05 19:31:34 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #nielsen #svod content #year long #broad audiences #offer creators #invests heavily #superior platform #streaming competitors


How Yankee Magazine Turned Loyalty Into Brand Equity

Known as a gateway into the lifestyle and culture of New England, Yankee magazine has established itself as much more than just a publication for those living in the region it covers. Now a digital publisher that labels itself as the “leading authority on New England foliage” with a reach of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-15 18:58:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital publisher ##mynewengland hashtag ##mynewengland community #hilton midtown #taking place #traditional markets #include locations #future episodes #yankee-branded books #beautiful imagery #strategic initiatives #influencer network #135k posts #exciting inroads #instagram community #user experience


“Brand Power” Is Not a Myth for Magazine Publishers

Last week was an interesting one for me. Not only because I attended two very different conferences in two cities, but because of the theme I saw play out between each conference and in the days following. First was The Social Shake-Up, a sister brand of Folio:’s for social media practitioners.... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-16 16:54:43 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #declining steadily #test kitchen


Media Companies Lean Into Trusted Brands, Established Channels for Marketing Services

[caption id="attachment_153707" align="alignright" width="290"] Creative from "Merrell Magic," a custom-content campaign by AIM's Catapult Creative Labs and Backpacker magazine.[/caption] Requiring deeper insights and data, broader access to audiences and agency-like services from publishers,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #email newsletters


All the Magazine Brands That Moved Away From Print This Year

It's a tumultuous time in the media industry, and this year saw multiple publications change ownership and some--including, most recently, conservative magazine The Weekly Standard--shutter operations entirely. So it perhaps came as no surprise when a number of brands across three leading... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #conservative magazine #media industry #tumultuous time #print products #magazine brands


Why Brands and Celebs Still Want Their Own Print Magazines

When Doug Olson, the president and general manager of Meredith magazines, reaches for an analogy to describe the launch of Magnolia Journal, his mind goes immediately to O, The Oprah Magazine. “It’s the first time in our history at Meredith that the largest retailers in the business called back... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #gwyneth paltrow #online presence #airbnb hosts #real people


Magazine Covers Sell Your Brand, Not Your Issues

As newsstand sales decline, cover design is now more about catching eyes online than on the street. The post Magazine Covers Sell Your Brand, Not Your Issues appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #cover design #issues appeared


Magazine Brands Credit Video for Increased Social Engagement

Numbers show that consumer attraction to sight, sound and motion is undeniable. The post Magazine Brands Credit Video for Increased Social Engagement appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #numbers show


T Magazine, Trusted Media Brands Staff Up | People on the Move

Foreign Policy taps a new editor-in-chief, Refinery29 names a senior fashion editor, and more… The post T Magazine, Trusted Media Brands Staff Up | People on the Move appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #move appeared


Halo Top Ice Cream and FX Are the First Brands to Back Gay Dating App Grindr’s New Digital Magazine

After quietly rolling out a digital publication earlier this year, Grindr is making its push into digital media official today with the launch of lifestyle site Into, which it hopes will attract ad dollars from brands looking to advertise around LGBTQ content. Into launched in March as part of a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #lifestyle site #digital magazine


Why Time, Conde Nast and other magazine publishers are charging into brand licensing

With ad revenue challenging, magazine publishers including Time Inc. and Conde Nast are doubling down on brand licensing. The post Why Time, Conde Nast and other magazine publishers are charging into brand licensing appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #brand licensing #magazine publishers #conde nast


Magazine Media’s Dismal Record in Public Equity Markets

Time Inc., in state of limbo, is only the latest example. The post Magazine Media’s Dismal Record in Public Equity Markets appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #magazine media


Brand Marketing In The Marvel Universe

It would be tough to argue against Marvel being one of the strongest, most recognized brand names in the world. And with that strength, comes . . responsibility? Sure, but also requests from other brands to partner up so they too can warm themselves on your white hot brand halo. Right,... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #getelementbyidid return


The Washington Post Is Marketing Itself to Brands as a Testing Ground for Video Ads

One year ago, the Washington Post decided it was done working with third-party ad-tech partners and instead started building its own slick tools and ad formats to tackle industry problems like speed, fraud and viewability. So, it started an internal group called Research, Experimentation and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #larger reach #morgan stanley