With other social platforms ‘maxed out,’ InStyle magazine focuses on Pinterest

Earlier this month, InStyle launched its first sweepstakes in partnership with Pinterest. The spring-themed contest is part of the magazine's push to focus on the platform, as it's the only one whose followers continue to grow, 22 percent year over year. "Our other social platforms are maxed out,” said Angela Matusik, InStyle’s executive director of digital. For publishers, Pinterest provides a "slow burn" of traffic for evergreen content, a reprieve from the competition to share newsworthy posts the fastest on Facebook and Twitter. The post With other social platforms ‘maxed out,’ InStyle magazine focuses on Pinterest appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pacini starts social justice focused fiction publisher Disturbance Press

Society of Young Publishers member Marta Pacini has founded Disturbance Press, a new independent focused on publishing fiction with a social justice theme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-17 17:51:01 UTC ]
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NewFronts Now: Social platforms highlight positivity on day 4

Welcome to Ad Age’s special-edition NewFronts Now newsletter, a roundup of the biggest news, trends, insights and takeaways from IAB’s Digital Content NewFronts.  Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-06-25 21:05:12 UTC ]
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Cosmopolitan Has Many Platforms, But Just One Focus: Its Readers

Innovation means a lot of different things to a lot of different people in a lot of different industries. In publishing, the word has typically been tethered to data-driven digital products, rather than ideas and ideators. But at Cosmopolitan, innovation is taking on a more complex meaning that... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-23 19:03:42 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops book from social media stars Irving and dog Max

HarperCollins has acquired “a heartwarming tale” of the friendship between car crash survivor Kerry Irving and Max the Springer Spaniel after their story proved a social media hit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 11:02:19 UTC ]
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The Atlantic Redesigns Across Platforms; Hearst Magazines Editors to Form Union

Two months into life behind a digital paywall, The Atlantic says it sold "record numbers" of subscriptions in both September and October, doubling the amount of sales originally forecast (though it declined to share specific figures). Today, the magazine unveiled what it hopes will be an... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-12 19:44:42 UTC ]
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This Social Marketing Platform Is on Pace to Become the Largest Sports Content Publisher by Year-End

A project started by two former University of Nebraska football teammates to help a fellow Cornhusker who made it to the National Football League has evolved into a robust athlete social-marketing platform that has raised $9.5 million since being established in 2012. Opendorse recently closed a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-27 14:00:59 UTC ]
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Fortnite emerges as a social media platform for Gen Z

A new study suggests that Fortnite has more in common with Facebook than Call of Duty, with the massively popular game emerging as a new kind of social network for a key demographic of younger consumers that brands covet. “Unlike other platforms and services, Fortnite uniquely combines benefits... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-10 14:30:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Social platforms are for brand awareness, not traffic, say publishers

Publishers surveyed Digiday this May predominately see social platforms as a way to grow their brand awareness rather than generate referral traffic of revenues. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are the three platforms respondents said best helped them achieve those goals. The post Digiday... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-06-10 04:02:14 UTC ]
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'Call their bluff': Shut down social media platforms, ex-Facebook adviser urges

A former Facebook adviser is urging governments around the world to shut down social media platforms until they can be reformed. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-05-28 14:17:44 UTC ]
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‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales structure

Conde Nast's latest sales reorg points to the fact that legacy media is still wrestling with what the best approach to go to market is as spending moves digital. The post ‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales... Continue reading at Digiday

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Attorney general announces review of social media platforms following Capitol Hill hearing

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill questioned top executives at Facebook and Twitter on Wednesday about their companies’ ability to thwart foreign interference, and hinted that industry regulations may be coming. The “size and reach of your platforms demand that we, as policy-makers, do our job, to ensure... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Q&A: Hearst Magazines’ New Chief Content Officer Kate Lewis Wants to Focus on Improving Collaboration

Kate Lewis has been named chief content officer at Hearst Magazines, only the second person to be named to the position. The appointment comes days after Joanna Coles confirmed that she would be departing the company. Lewis first joined Hearst Magazines Digital Media in 2014 as vice president,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazines Lean into the Royal Wedding Across Platforms

How brands are harnessing social, live streaming and special editions to make the most out of the last House of Windsor wedding for the next few decades. The post Magazines Lean into the Royal Wedding Across Platforms appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Social Media Marketing: Working the Platform

The past few years have seen social media, propelled by the all-purpose WeChat app and the Weibo microblogging service, become an indispensable promotional and sales channel in the Chinese publishing industry. Critics point to challenges facing publishers who depend on social media marketing.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith’s Focus on Magazines for Women Will Likely Mean Selling SI and Time

The 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is out today, with 2017 SI Rookie Danielle Herrington gracing this year's cover. Former SI cover model Tyra Banks first shared the news with Herrington in a video posted to SI.com this morning. This year's Swimsuit Issue is unique in that the first... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Representative calls for civics-focused social networks

In an article published today in TechCrunch, US Representative Rick Crawford called for a change in how elected officials engage with their constituents on social networks. He compared current options like Facebook and Twitter to a constituent trying... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 ]
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'O, the Oprah Magazine' Finds Its Favorite Books in the New Socially-Conscious Zeitgeist

Longtime publishing industry editor turned 'O' books editor Leigh Haber explains the method behind the Favorite Books of 2017 list at Oprah's magazine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 ]
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