StumbleUpon Traffic to Magazine and Content Sites Down 27%

Adam Sherk

To get a better sense of the situation I pulled StumbleUpon referral figures from 2010-2012 for a group of 47 news and content sites that we work with at Define Media Group , primarily magazine brands. Related posts: Pinterest Traffic to Magazine Sites Up 141% But Figures Still Modest.

Social Sharing: The New Coffee Table Magazine Spread

Adam Sherk

This is a guest post from Mik Stroyberg of Issuu , a digital publishing platform for magazines, newspapers and catalogs. I love reading magazines, and I love my iPad because it lets me carry 8 million titles around in one lightweight device.

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The iPad Should Be Free

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In a world where Apple not only sells their iPad (ranging from $400 - $900) and also controls the majority of the content that you can put on it from iTunes , why wouldn't they deploy a similar model to Amazon's in the hopes of owning the consumer by way of the hardware? It's about the cumulative and ongoing buying of content (books, music, movies, TV shows, magazine and more) that Amazon offers. The Kindle and the iPad could be free.

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Newspapers, Magazines, and the Apple iPad

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The Time sold 5,000 iPad apps in 3 days at £9.99, the Wall Street Journal has 10,000 customers paying $17.29 And Wired is apparently selling more copies on the iPad than in print (print sales were quoted at 79,000).

The New Mass Media Is The iPad

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The iPad had a good week. No, I'm not talking about the swirling rumors of the iPad 2. million iPads. This brings them close to 15 million iPads sold in 2010 (which blew away many industry analysts estimated). There's no doubt that in its current format, the iPad is a device driven by consumption. That being said, reading (Blogs, newspapers, books, magazines), general Web surfing, watching movies, looking at pictures and listening to audio content is pure joy.

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iPad Head Girl: Viral Video Marketing At Its Best?


Earlier this month, the internet was fascinated when a YouTube video surfaced of a girl doing mundane things around Central Park… with four Apple iPads surrounding her face. When it comes to an iPad head, face it, we’d all be curious if we ran in to her in person.

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Making Copies

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I have a massive frustration when it comes to reading books and magazines with my e-reader. It could be a portion of a physical book, magazine or newspaper as well. magazine. amazon app blog book content copyrightlaw digitaltext drm ebook ereader evernote facebook hack hacker ipad iphone kindle lifehack lifehacker magazine ocr publisher publishing reading screencapture textgrabber twitter workaround

Google's Third Wave Of Innovation

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As consumers move from desktops PCs and laptops to smartphone and tablets, Google has continued to innovate and own the mobile landscape, and this includes being hyper-competitive in relation to Apple and the staggering success of the iPhone and iPad. The above posting is my monthly column on marketing innovation for Strategy Magazine. strategy magazine. Is it normal that a search engine is buying up all of the robotics and drone companies?

Everything Digital

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I thought I would eventually use my Kindle device or the app on the iPad , but I was so enthralled with the writing, that the iPhone version best suited my need to grab a paragraph or two at any open opportunity throughout my day. I love magazines. I love magazine stores, but I can't imagine ever buying any of that content any other way but digital. magazine. Why isn't everything digital? When I think like this, I'm quite certain it freaks the mass majority out.

50 Great Apps for Your iPad

Dave Fleet

Wondering what apps to install on your iPad? Hoping an iPad-optimized one is released soon. – Dictionary for your iPad. Adobe Ideas 1.0 – Sketchbook for your iPad. NPR content, in magazine format. No iPad version for this yet.

How I Write

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Microsoft Word for newspaper and magazine articles. on my iPhone and iPad ). I love magazines. magazine column. Wouldn't it be a magical world if someone could tell you - in detail - how to write a best-selling novel or a hit song? The truth is that there is a whole lot of secret sauce involved in outputting creative work. It's hard to describe why one piece of writing resonates over another.

What To Get The Person Who Has Everything (Without Breaking The Bank)

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A subscription to some magazines. The idea here is to buy them a subscription (or many) to a magazine that they like, but that they would never subscribe to. I''m also a big fan of the Belkin docks for iPhones and iPads. magazine. magazine subscription. Do you know who has been naughty and who has been nice? ''Tis

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The Best Business Apps For Your Smartphone

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I do the majority of my book reading on my iPhone (and, occasionally, on my iPad ). See something in a magazine, book or newspaper that you would like to have in digital format? So, were you naughty or nice? At this most wonderful time of the year, I'm often inundated with phone calls, emails, text messages, Facebook pokes and Twitter tweets about the best business apps to get for a smartphone. This year was no exception. I guess people were nice.

8 Must-Have Apps for Your Mobile/Social Business

Janet Fouts

I travel with an iPad and an iPhone as my mobile office, and it’s made it a whole lot easier to stay on top of my business, my teram and my clients. Dropbox is available for Android, iPhone, Blackberry, iPad and Kindle too. Available for iPad, iPhone or Android.

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iPad saves the Page Advertising Business

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I was just reading BtoB Magazine ’s latest issue and an article called Publishers pin hopes on iPad caught my attention enough to blog about it. So as a publisher I would be gearing up my sales force to sell rich media page advertising on the iPad.

10 Quotes on the Apple iPad and the Business of News

Adam Sherk

Either way, here are 10 quotes that caught my attention on how the iPad will impact news organizations from a business or design perspective: “The business side of the equation will be complicated. What will they be willing to read on their iPad?

Cloud Computing And The Streaming Of Everything Will Change Media Forever

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" This way, whether you're opening your laptop, tinkering with your iPad or roaming with your iPhone , the content that you want can be streamed from one central location and acts as if it is resident on your hard drive (it's also pretty great if your hardware crashes. The majority of people will simply be able to access every type of TV show, movie, music artists, book, magazine, newspaper, radio station, etc. We're getting much closer to the world of dumb clients.

And In The End.

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From smartphones and Kindles to iPads and laptops. As I was walking through the airport, I noticed that the current cover story for Wired Magazine is all about self-driving cars. wired magazine. Do you have a morbid fascination with the end? I'm not sure why (but I'm pretty certain that a psychiatrist would love to figure it out of with me), but I often think about the end.

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Thoughts on UK magazine ABC figures…

The Way of the Web

The thing is, the ABCs feel a bit odd this year, with the period-on-period and year-on-year increases feeling a bit hollow considering magazine sales grew 0.3% magazine, which dropped 20.2% Free magazine Shortlist grew, as did Stuff, BBC Focus, Men’s Fitness, Esquire and Front.

The Evolution Of Apps

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to the pending dominance of smartphones and iPad -like devices. On a personal note, I was loving the ability to buy books through my Kindle app on both iPhone and iPad, and became frustrated that this feature set was removed because of Apple's business reasons. wired magazine. Is everything moving full circle back to the Web? It's hard to get excited about something called, HTML5 , but if you're in the business of media, marketing and/or advertising, you should be excited.

From Atoms To Bits To Atoms

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According to Chris Anderson (editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine and bestselling business book author of The Long Tail and Free ), these nascent days of basement developers (also known as Makers ) is fueling the next industrial revolution of our times, and it's going to create a profound shift in our global economy. With smartphones, iPads and laptops, we have computers coming out of every nook and cranny of our lives. make magazine. wired magazine.

Content Is Everywhere - The Changing Tide Of The Internet

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Even though the iPad has a near-seamless Web experience, publishers still create native apps for the device. You don't have to assimilate them into a global brand (traditional magazine publishers do this quite well). It's no longer about sending people to your website. It's about being at the center of where your consumer is.

The iPad And The Marketing Professional

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One of the hottest holiday gifts this coming season (for the young and old alike) is Apple 's iPad. Steve Jobs , Apple co-founder and CEO, described the iPad as the device that lies in between your computer and your mobile device during his presentation to launch the tablet in January. The staggering media hoopla surrounding the device ( Oprah recently chose the iPad as one of her "favourite things" ) has helped it become a runaway success. ipad app. magazine.

The One Screen World

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Between us, I don't think any of this really matters anymore (would we consider smartphones and the iPad one screen? Much in the same way, trying to tell the difference between a book, magazine or newspaper will be. How is your Marketing working in a three screen world? Between us, I never knew if the three screens were traditional media, the Internet and mobile or if it was TV, movie, computers. and now mobile (making it four screens).

Bloggers: Would You Rather Be First Or Right?

SocMed Sean

It could be argued that blogs are becoming the modern equivalent of newspapers and magazines, but are usually slanted more toward the editorial views.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #221

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We live in a world where the iPad didn''t exist four years ago and now we''re into wearables, connected devices and so much more. Magazine. inc magazine. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #101

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That's not totally true, now we have to design a book cover that looks good on a bookstore bookshelf, one that looks good on a stack in Walmart , one that looks good in Amazon 's Kindle store, one that looks good on a website, one that looks good in black and white for e-readers, for iPad , for iPhone and on and on and on. new york magazine. 93Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

The New Convergence

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Former Wired Magazine editor-in-chief, Chris Anderson , makes a very compelling case for it in his latest book, Makers (which is an incredible book, if you''re looking for something to read this summer). While this may be true, we are in the era of exponential growth when it comes to technology and adoption by the mass audience (consider this: the iPad didn''t exist four years ago). wired magazine. This is not about media convergence. It''s about something bigger.

How 2nd Screen Apps killed off Television Advertising – Social Media TV

Laurel Papworth

If you are a company looking to advertise would you advertise on the TV during the show’s ad break or on the iPad, smart device during the ad break? Do you advertise on the TV or the iPad? It used to be television, now it’s the iPad.

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What New Media Must Learn From Comics

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Along with that, it has opened up an entirely new segment of both readers and distributors (it's not uncommon to now see comic book trades in bookstores, magazine stores, toy stores, etc.). iPad apps and the ability to now buy comics in their digital form continues to rise. The popularity of the genre and events like this has pushed comic books to the big screen, television, magazines and even into paperback books (yes, you can buy Batman fiction). ipad app.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #61

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iPad ? Personally, I read books exclusively on my iPhone and iPad through the Kindle app, but even writing that line out sounds complicated." stanford magazine. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Will India See a Rise in Digital PR?

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Apart from the usual layoffs, cost reduction, and restructuring, we have seen newspapers and magazines getting thinner, TV stations cutting back on programming, and several publications and channels are on the block. Business Standard sold its motoring magazine to Delhi Press.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #53

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When Is a Magazine Not a Magazine? If everything published eventually winds up on an iPad (or tablet), does it all just become text at some point? What about as digital versions of the magazine integrate more multimedia tools like audio and video? Is it still a magazine?

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #73

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"Surely, the iPhone and iPad are the most significant advances in the technology of interaction design in the past decade. Put an iPad in front of a one-year old, or a previously technophobe, and you know that to be true. But really, what have we got with an iPad? Greatest Copy Shot Ever Written - A List Apart Magazine. The iPad? Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

What really ended EMAP’s golden days?

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Even now traditional media companies are still struggling and battling to make the transition to the web, whether newspapers, magazines, radio or television, and they’re all still behind where they should be. Since then, we’ve had Myspace (2003), Facebook (2004), Youtube (2005), Twitter (2006), the iPhone (2007), the iPad (2010), and Blogger (1999) or WordPress (2003).

Content Marketing Is Nothing New

Janet Fouts

And what about John Deere coming up with a customer-focused magazine in 1895? John Deere’s The Furrow gets well over a million views per month ( and now has a beautiful iPad app to boot.

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What Do You Call This Thing?

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We have the Web, we have mobile and we now have touch (think iPad ), and while these platforms are all digital, all online (in one way, shape or form), they are very different. " I don't think the Web is dead (as Wired Magazine wrote in their cover story: The Web Is Dead. wired magazine. I'm at a loss for words. Years ago, my business partners and I at Twist Image decided to define the work we do as "Digital Marketing."

The Truth About the iPad | Blogging and Content Creation | Social.

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search The Truth About the iPad April 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Are you old enough to remember when the TV remote control was invented? The iPad is not a computer.

How are association publishers building new and existing revenue streams?


All participants also will be entered for a chance to win an Apple iPad , and for every response received, the Foundation will donate $20 to the Red Cross for victims of Superstorm Sandy. IMPORTANT – THIS JUST IN.

10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

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On TV, in magazines, on the sides of buses, at work, at your kid’s soccer game, and in the bathroom stall next to you. Not eBooks, not PDFs loaded onto your iPad or tablet. I’m making the official call. Social Media is ubiquitous.

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