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.
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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 is living proof of the benefits of a flexible customer database and the integrated marketing opportunities it can provide.
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.
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.
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’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.
In its first issue in 1995, Fast Company announced that the "Computer is Social." Now, the magazine and its Web site, FastCompany.com 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.
Strategic operators and private equity investors are looking for opportunities in the development of a “fourth leg of the stool,” speakers said today at the annual DeSilva + Phillips Dealmakers Summit. Attractive media companies are going to look very different going forward.
San Francisco-based Clickability, a content management solutions provider, has capped its second round of funding, securing $8 million from Shasta Ventures, with additional investment from Convergence Partners, which led Clickability’s first venture capital round.