WHAT I LEARNED IN CHICAGO

Earlier this year I delivered a paper at the fifth Mapping the Magazine conference at Columbia College in Chicago. And what an inspiring event it was.

Those of us presenting papers were a mix of academics and practitioners teaching at universities around the globe. Each presenter delivered insightful concepts, which addressed a few of the key challenges faced by the magazine industry today.

CHOOSE THE RIGHT PLATFORMS

Do you opt for digital with content spread across online and social media platforms? Or should you take a 360-degree approach putting content in print, online and social media platforms plus as a digital product? Do you opt for digital with content spread across online and social media platforms? Or should you take a 360-degree approach putting content […]
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REFLECTIONS ON Refinery29

Three years on from its 2015 UK launch Refinery29 has achieved a strong grip on the market and built a solid reputation for relevant, engaging editorial.

MEMBERSHIPS – THE WAY I SEE IT

A while ago I was asked to write an article on membership models for What’s New In Publishing. The brief was to include a case study and focus on how this business strategy might work for magazine publishers. Having written about this in my latest book, Business Strategies for Magazine Publishing, and advised a few […]
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NME CLOSES PRINT EDITION

Sadly, it is the end of an era – NME aka New Musical Express has finally decided to cease its weekly print edition from today after 66 years.