ZINIO, the leading technology platform for digital magazines, has partnered with top magazine publishers to digitally convert their print issues for the launch of the newly unveiled Apple News+, the new subscription service within the Apple News app that gives customers access to over 300 premium magazines and newspapers. Magazine titles that worked with ZINIO for the Apple … [Read more...] about ZINIO is helping digital magazines contribute content for Apple News+
Overdrive is the number one digital content distributor to libraries in Canada and the United States. They offer audiobooks, ebooks, music and video and everyone else is fighting for the scraps. Recorded Books specialized in audiobook content and in order to become a major player, they rebranded themselves as RB Digital and acquired audiobooks.com and also worked out an … [Read more...] about Do libraries have to worry if they do business with RB Digital?
Zinio has been in the digital magazine game since the original iPad came out and the app dominated the top 10 list for many years. The company sells magazines directly, offers Z-Pass and distributes their titles to hundreds of libraries. Zinio has just partnered up with GOGO, which is an inflight entertainment network and WI-FI service. Starting today thirty different titles … [Read more...] about Zinio Magazines Now Available on Air Canada, Delta and United Airlines
Texture is one of the largest digital magazine platforms and is currently available in Canada and the United States. The company is in the midst of launching a new ad campaign for print and digital, and has earmarked one million dollars. It is going to highlight news and political magazines and will hopefully lead to more paid subscriptions for their app for Apple and … [Read more...] about Texture is launching a one million dollar ad campaign
Zinio is one of the leading digital magazine providers for consumers, but in the library sector they depend on distribution partners. Recorded Books has been the main company they deal with in order to maintain a presence in selling their content all over the world. Last week, Zinio signed a deal with Boopsie to double down on the lucrative library market.Since 2006, … [Read more...] about Zinio partners with Boopsie for digital magazine growth
Libraries have been focusing on developing digital collections for a number of years. One of the ways they have been doing this is by removing most of their physical magazines and going with companies like Zinio. In the past, it was rather complicated to browse, borrow and read. The overall process has been simplified, with the advent of the new Zinio for Libraries app for … [Read more...] about Zinio for Libraries App Makes Borrowing and Reading Easy
The digital reading space has come a long way from the era in which public libraries had little to offer in the way of ebooks, digital magazines, or digital newspapers. Some libraries, in fact, such as the Riverside Public Library in California, have face dramatic cuts to their print circulations. According to an article in The Press Enterprise, the library lost nearly 300 … [Read more...] about Digital Editions Fill the Gaps Where Library Catalogs Dwindle
There are three major companies that market newspapers and magazines to libraries and there is a fair amount of concern about what ecosystem to invest in. Library budgets are finite and the average system can ill-afford in making the wrong choice when investing in digital content for their patrons. Today, we look at the three best ones out there and give you a sense on what … [Read more...] about What is the best Solution for Digital Newspapers and Magazines for Libraries?
At this week's American Magazine Media Conference in New York, top CEOs and publishing experts from the magazine publishing sector examined the shifting role of their products and their viability in the digital age. While magazine publishing is still firmly rooted in the creation of a physical print product, digital magazine consumption has increased enough in the last few … [Read more...] about Magazine Media in the Digital Publishing Era
It didn't take long after the launch of Amazon's Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription service for the outcry to begin, but unlike other criticisms the retail book giant has weathered, this one came from its most staunch supporters: self-published authors. With the announcement that all KDP Select titles would be included in the all-you-can-eat service, authors were initially … [Read more...] about Amazon Stands Behind eBook Subscriptions
Zinio has just acquired Audience Media and the marriage between the two companies marks an industry-first in the space between a company focusing on consumers merging with one that focuses on business relationships in the magazine publishing industry.This acquisition will make Zinio the dominant player in magazine content for mobile devices, as well as expanding their … [Read more...] about Smaller Publishers Now Benefit from Zinio
Recorded Books started out in 1979, heavily investing themselves into the library space. They currently have a catalog of 13,500 audiobook titles that they market to libraries and retail customers. They also own a UK audiobook company which helps contribute further assets. Recently, the company was sold to Wasserstein & Co to help with the cash flow. Really, what this mean for … [Read more...] about Recorded Books and Zinio Double Down on Libraries