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Sell Stories, Not Products. How Digital Magazines Become a Way to Succeed in E-commerce

Digital magazines have ceased to be products created only by publishers as we traditionally understand them. The rise of digital publishing platforms has made more and more non-publishers brands are preparing and distributing online publications independently. As time moves on, the line between the business world and publishing is blurring. This heralds an exciting new chapter of engaging customers in more innovative and creative ways, in accordance with the principle, every company is a media company today.

This phenomenon is observed primarily in the e-commerce industry. Entrepreneurs have noticed that selling products digitally cannot be complete without offering proper online content, while social media channels or blogs are definitely not enough to achieve satisfactory sales results today. Digital magazine has become a solution helping to meet these needs.

If you’re running (or planning to run) an e-commerce store and thinking about extending your content strategy this article is for you. It answers a few basic questions. Does publishing digital magazines by e-commerce is only a temporary trend or a solid long-term strategy? How do well-known brands manage their online publications? What is the recipe for success?

If you’re curious to know the answers, read further.

5 Doubts About Print Magazine Online Clarified by PressPad

Modern publishing is something more than a choice between print and digital. The debates taking place in recent years about whether digital will replace print and when it will come should really be a discussion about the proportions of demand for these two publishing versions. If you want to run a print magazine online, it doesn’t have to mean reducing or eliminating paper editions – it’ll be more like a distribution extension and maybe a path to sustaining your newsroom in the digital future.

Print magazine online as a subject of particular interest raises some doubts. These are related to the role it plays in the publishing business, the PDF replicas usage, the safety of the distribution process, and the availability of this solution.

This article aims to clarify the above doubts and answer questions many publishers asked about print magazines online. Do you want to get the whole truth about it?

PressPad Has Launched a Brand New Magazines App for Android

In PressPad, we’ve published hundreds of news apps, thousands of digital issues, and served millions of readers, worldwide. Drawing on years of practical experience we are putting into publishers’ hands the brand-new advanced mobile app, enhanced with useful features and modern look. The goal is to distribute magazines on Google Play even more effectively.

Building this digital publishing solution we decided to focus on PDF files usage. The reason was that this format is well known and mostly used by publishers and authors as sources of online content. This is also a good foundation to create a dedicated mobile magazine app available for Android smartphone users.

Are you curious about the effect?

Come and see what PressPad’s new magazine app solution looks like.

Digital Publishing Solutions – the Right Way to Monetize Online Content?

Digital publishing solutions are the answer to rapidly growing readership trends: consuming news on mobile devices, getting magazines via an app and buying publications in browsers thanks to online payments. The goal is to enable publishers to create, distribute and monetize their content in a way corresponding to the above mentioned digitalization tendencies.

The technological development resulted in the appearance of the requirement to implement digital publishing solutions. Today, the IT companies improving electronic text formats, designing mobile devices and digital software, fulfill the essential role also in a different field – they are designating online publishing trends.

PressPad responds to these trends by creating three flagship digital publishing solutions.

How to Create and Promote a Profitable Online Magazine?

Have you ever wondered if creating and running your own digital magazine is a good, profitable idea, should it be a part of your growth strategy and can you monetize it? The answer to all these questions is: yes.

Easy to say? It will be best if you can find out for yourself in a moment.

Digital magazine publishing is a business venture that often involves the construction of a new team and a certain organizational structure. We would like to draw your attention to some of the activities related to the publishing process: creating attractive magazine features and effective issues promoting.

Childhood is Very Important – Behind the Scenes of The Child City Digital Magazine

Children’s publishing is demanding, and still represented by the fraction of digital publications —children apps — available online.

We’re always happy to put our 2 cents into this fabulous area of digital publishing.

As a father of two I know how hard it might be to learn kids identifying opportunities among the ocean of online threats.

In this case, apps for kids appear to be the great solution for parents to sleep well when kids are on tablets. That’s true not only about magazine apps but all sort of apps of various industries for kids including digital publishing for children.

How To Design Your Magazine with PowerPoint

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.

How Online Video Support Improves Your Magazine Experience

YouTube is one of the biggest social media networks in the world. More than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube every month. Over 6 billion hours of video are viewed each month on YouTube—that’s almost an hour for every person on Earth. What is more, YouTube reaches more US adults aged 18-34 than any cable network. From now on, YouTube videos can be used by PressPad publishers and viewed from inside of their magazine apps.

The Most Popular Digital Publishing And Mobile Marketing Articles Publishers Search For

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.

PressPad Web Store Increases Revenues for Digital Publishers

There are many ways publishers can increase their revenues and selling through their website may just be one of the top ones. PressPad is happy to announce today the release of a new feature helping publishers do just that.

Our mission at PressPad is to help publishers make more money on their content. We believe in this so strongly that we tightened our revenues with publishers’ last year – if you don’t make money, neither do we.