Category: Mobile Publishing 101
Design of the magazine is a rather not a trivial process, but it can be fun. Actually, I am not going to use PowerPoint but something more elegant and available for free. I am talking about Google Slides, which is a part of the Google Docs suite. As a challenge, I will try to copy the design of one my favorite magazine’s couple of pages – Mighty Car Mods, published by PressPad. Read on to see the results of my work and the techniques I’ve been using.
Every week there is an analytics day for me in PressPad. I take time to understand Internet traffic generated by our content. To do this, various tools like Mixpanel and Google Analytics are used. In this article I will provide a list of the ten most popular articles published on our blog — based on unique users and average time spent on it — for your convenience.
People read digital magazines. They like to have their favorite content available on mobile devices they have with them—wherever they go, and regardless of what they like. Welcome to the digital era of mobile devices. In this article I am going to present an easy method to achieve the finest reading experience right for your magazine’s PDF.
The origin of the PDF format dates back several years and its creators probably have never thought that it would become so popular. Some say that PDF format equals obstacles, and it sure does, but sometimes what seems to be an obstacle at first, is in fact a pure opportunity waiting to be explored.
In PressPad we use the PDF format as a medium for bringing magazines to mobile users’ hands, and it is all packed into a native mobile app. This way publishers can expand their readership to the mobile world and start selling subscriptions to the enormous base of Apple App Store and Google Play users.
If you think creating your own mobile application featuring your magazine is risky, you couldn’t be further from the truth. With our solution, you’ll click your way to your app in five minutes and the rest is on us.
In 2012, there were one billion smartphone users. 2013 saw steady, incremental tablet growth. What will 2014 bring? We gathered expert Tweets for a glimpse into the future of digital and mobile publishing.
When it comes to predicting the direction of digital publishing, you need a keen understanding of global trends and behavioral aspects of magazines’ readers. We have recognized at least three global trends that will help you forecast the future of digital magazines in 2014. In this article, you will learn even more.
In this article, I’m going to tell you how to speed up the app publishing process, and how to maximize the App Store platform.
Christmas is coming, a rush time for everyone. Many new publishers want to minimize the time to market their magazine in order to take part in the Christmas-New Year shopping tradition.
Building a business for “free” is a very big challenge, probably the biggest challenge that a firm and its management can face. It is, therefore, especially pleasing that Apple has joined the group of companies offering some of their products for free.
Of course, “free” is almost never really free. Several decades ago, “free lunch” was free only because the food was so heavily salted that diner visitors had to order a (paid, how else?) drink.
If you’re thinking about changing the looks of your digital magazine or you’re simply looking for a professional layout or magazine templates as an inspiration – we have some good news for you. Now you can download beautiful magazine templates for free.
The whole thing has been prepared by PressPad designers, we offer you all the templates with the covers for free, and what’s more – you can use them for commercial purposes.
Digital publishing for children is getting popular. For several weeks you have been writing to us ever more often, asking about possibilities for publishing children’s books on iPad.
If you are an author of a children’s book or a publisher, from this article you will learn how to publish a book on Apple mobile devices with no knowledge of programming required.
Your app is your brand on App Store – if you are about to publish your digital magazine on mobile devices read this article and find out how to prepare a good looking digital magazine design, a recommendable content which is read with pleasure and which works on Apple mobile devices with iOS and Android controlled tablets and smartphones.
Your native PressPad app is a virtual kiosk and, at the same time, a reader visible in News Stand which allows readers to look through successive digital issues. A great advantage of such a solution is that you can put every issue in your PressPad publisher panel in a PDF format and subscribers of your magazine will instantly see successive issues on their tablets or smartphones.