The agenda for this year’s PPA conference – RE_INVENTED – looks pretty impressive with a lot to talk about, from emerging technologies to celebrity interviews.

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Physical spaces have had no part to play in digital magazine discoverability. Exact Editions ByPlace system is an interesting way to re-establish the link between audience location and magazine content.

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The Bored Network

The awards formerly knows as the Media Pioneer Awards are back with a new name but the same focus on ‘innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit’.

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What was publisher Fraser Allen thinking when he decided to launch Hot Rum Cow, the award-winning print magazine dedicated to adventures in the world of drinking.

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I wrote my first monthly column for the Media Briefing this week, inspired by a tweet that announced “Big Data is Bullshit”. I had seen that phrase before, and as we all know, seeing something twice on the Internet constitutes the birth of a meme.

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There were a lot of big questions asked at the Digital Magazine Unconference in London. The biggest was, would an industry association help the digital magazine sector grow?

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The Online Marketing Institute has identified a digital skills gap in the marketing sector. Does magazine publishing suffer from the same problem?

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You need 1,000 true fans to make a sustainable magazine and 5,000 to start making a living.

David Jacobs, 29th Street Publishing

This is my favourite quote of the 10 reported from the Modern Magazine Conference by White Light Media. It really focuses in on the fact that you don’t need the whole world to like what you do to be successful. You just need to make sure you build a core group that absolutely loves what you do.

Strategy will only get you half way to success in multiplatform publishing. A change in culture is what you need to go all the way.

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