4 Revenue-Generating Tips for Niche Online Magazines

4 Revenue-Generating Tips for Niche Online Magazines

PR Newswire recently quoted the Association of Magazine Media’s 2015 Magazine Media Factbook’s statement that within the past three years, the adult U.S. Viewership of magazines’ digital editions has more than quadrupled. That’s an extraordinary gain in audience numbers — and it’s time you captured a piece of that pie for your own niche publication. […]

How To Define Your Target Audience

Target Audience

You likely know the term, “target audience”, but do you really know what it means? For many, a target audience is a group of people that is sought after for one reason or another. While this is true to an extent, a target audience is much more than that. If you’re defining your association’s or […]

Can This Work? A Look at Pop-Up Magazine’s Live Journalism Experiment


Magazines have been known to sponsor live performances by prominent musical acts or put together lavish awards shows to advance their subject matter, but most magazines would never think about turning their content into live performances. If you want to find a copy of Pop-Up Magazine on your local news stands, you are out of […]

Subscription Fraud Targeted More Than 40 Publishers, Say Authorities

magazine scam

You were receiving your share of subscription offers by mail long before you entered the publishing game yourself — mail-outs urging you to renew your magazine subscription at a great low rate before it expires, or inviting you to subscribe for the first time. They’ve always seemed innocent enough, and your own publication’s circulation has […]

5 Takeaways from Cosmo’s Makeover


For its entire existence, Cosmopolitan has been a women’s magazine that guys avoided. One thing that Cosmo has always been good at is initiating makeovers and the latest makeover the magazine did was on its own website. Along with some content changes, Cosmo also made some functional alterations to its website that will make it […]

Consumer Magazine Circulation Keeps Falling

magazine digital presence

The chorus of “print is dead” keeps echoing all over the Internet and some of the latest numbers may indicate that there could be some truth to that idea. According to Folio Magazine, subscription rates to printed magazines dropped by 2.2 percent in 2014. Single newsstand copy sales dropped by 14 percent overall, but business […]

Your Trade Magazine Can Grab the Attention of Industry Outsiders Too

Having a targeted audience is a cornerstone of a successful web strategy. People know they can get general news and information from a variety of sources, but they often turn to trade and professional publication websites to stay current in their profession. Trade magazine websites speak to fairly specific groups of people. Companies that sell […]