Articles by Caysey Welton

Steve Churm

In the city and regional category, online media is, oddly, off the radar. The companies that in recent years have produced fat, flush print magazines also put up brochures online and call them decent Web sites.

Scott McCafferty & Mike Emich

Scott McCafferty and Mike Emich were both former Penton sales reps with their own independent sales rep firms. But each had the itch to get back into the publishing side.

Tom Canfield

Tom Canfield is living proof of the benefits of a flexible customer database and the integrated marketing opportunities it can provide.

Tammy Haddad

For a magazine like Newsweek, covering the 2008 presidential campaign can be as competitive an endeavor as the campaign itself. As such, tiptoeing into online video wasn't an option.

AOL to Buy Bebo for $850M; TW Stock Dips

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In an unexpected move, AOL has agreed to acquire Bebo, the London-based global social media network, for $850 million, the companies announced this morning. The sale comes on the heels of the admission by Time Warner’s chief executive that the company is open to an AOL spin-off.

Publishers: Social Media No Quick Fix

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NEW YORK—Social media dominated much of the conversation at American Business Media’s Digital Velocity show this week but even leading-edge publishers are still feeling their way through the model.

Zinio Global Newsstand Gives Consumers Download Options

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Zinio’s new online global newsstand offers about 870 digital consumer titles in more than 200 countries from 350 publishers. It also gives consumers the option of using Zinio’s proprietary reader service or downloading the digital edition directly once they’ve registered with the store.

Fast Company Launches Online Networking Platform

In its first issue in 1995, Fast Company announced that the "Computer is Social." Now, the magazine and its Web site, are taking that mantra to the next level with a networking platform the publisher says is the first to blend journalism with an online community.