15 Apr, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

People.com goes Country in new website section - Meg Weaver: “People magazine’s website, people.com, has a new vertical that is a “one-stop-shopping for [Country music’s] super fans.” The section’s editors claim that Country music is no longer just a genre but a lifestyle and part of our larger pop culture universe. SOURCE: http://woodenhorsepub.wordpress.com/2014/04/03/people-com-goes-country-in-new-website-section/

FOR KIDS AND TEENS WITH HEARING LOSS -- Entrepreneur starts magazine– EllenFutterman: “Already an award-winning children’s author, Melanie Paticoff, 24, of St. Louis, recently launched what she describes as the first magazine designed for young people, ages 5 to 18, with hearing loss. Hearing Our Way, which will be available in print in June, features stories from teens with hearing loss as well as advice, tips and lessons in self-advocacy. http://www.stljewishlight.com/news/news_schmooze/article_cee66f74-bffd-11e3-bddc-0019bb2963f4.html

HEALTH MYTHS -- Max Pemberton: “Spectator Health is a lively, myth-busting quarterly publication that cuts through the claims and counter-claims you read in everyday health journalism to provide clear, concise and expert advice and information. SOURCE:

FOOD AND FARM -- Arkansas Times announces new Magazine – “Michael Roberts I've been working on a new magazine to be published by the Arkansas Times in May called Farm and Food. This is a wonderful project that pulls together a lot of the things that have been on my wish-list for some time — a comprehensive directory of specialty product growers, producers, artisans, chefs, CSAs, and farmers markets from all over our great state.” SOURCE: http://www.arktimes.com/EatArkansas/archives/2014/04/07/arkansas-times-announces-new-food-and-farm-magazine

LOSE IT! - Media Update: “LOSE IT!, a new magazine launched in April, is at the vanguard of that revolution. Headed up by experienced editor Suzy Brokensha, the bang-on-trend quarterly is produced by media giant Media24. “There’s no doubt that there’s a complete shift underway in the way we eat,” says Brokensha. SOURCE:

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08 Apr, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

LAUNCHES OUTNUMBER CLOSURES in First Quarter 2014 - Ellen Harvey: “Despite major tumults in the magazine industry, there are signs of hope as Q1 2014 comes to a close. Nearly twice as many magazines have been launched this quarter as in Q1 2013, according to MediaFinder, a database of over 77,000 U.S. and Canadian periodicals. SOURCE: http://tinyurl.com/phd4klo

PORTLAND MAINE -- plans June launch - Kathleen Pierce: “VIDEO- Perched in his offices above the cobblestones of the Old Port, the publisher of Maine magazine wants more. More restaurant coverage, more art openings, more Portland life in print. SOURCE: http://tinyurl.com/khq4h62

MONTHLY FAIRY TAIL -- to Launch With Fairy Tail Zero Manga - Anime News Network: “Fairy Tail manga creator Hiro Mashima announced that a new magazine called Monthly Fairy Tail will launch. Every 2,980-yen (about US$30) issue will include a DVD with four television anime episodes. SOURCE: http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2014-03-30/monthly-fairy-tail-magazine-to-launch-with-fairy-tail-zero-manga

NEW FOR MARCH - Samir Husni: “From the return of Newsweek and Jacques to Wolf, Winq., to Branché and Sophia the First, including Everyday Home and Digital Inspiration, no subject was left unturned or uncovered. SOURCE: http://launchmonitor.wordpress.com/2014/04/01/75-new-magazines-for-march-30-titles-blooming-with-frequency-and-45-special-additions-to-the-garden/

01 Apr, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

OK! magazine launches in Pakistan - Shahzeb Jillani The UK-based international celebrity magazine, OK!, has launched a new edition in Pakistan . SOURCE: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26705890

Big Jim: A new magazine, and old sauce, and a great story - Jim Griffith: “There’s a great new magazine in Tucson these days. Since last October, Edible Baja Arizona has been “celebrating the foodways of Tucson and the borderlands” every two months. Doug Biggers, of Tucson Weekly fame, is the editor and publisher. It joins a long list of “Edible” magazines nationwide, and it is distributed free! For a list of places to find it, go to...
PHOTO: Jim Griffith

CHANGEOVER -- Washington Post fashion magazine has re-launched - Meg Weaver: “Fashion Washington, the fashion magazine from Washington Post, has relaunched with a monthly schedule and a new format and expanded coverage of lifestyle topics like design and travel. It “captures this stylish scene, from trend-setting diplomats to star-studded parties and store openings,” according to its website. SOURCE: http://tinyurl.com/mscq28q

25 Mar, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

‘Sister’ title to Marie Claire debuts - Meg Weaver: “Branché is a new print magazine from the editors of Marie Claire. The free 42-page “pop-up magazine” will be hand distributed in certain neighborhoods in New York City. The title is a French word that loosely translates to “clued-in.” SOURCE: http://woodenhorsepub.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/sister-title-to-marie-claire-debuts/

Regional publisher launches new lifestyle magazine - Paul Linford: “Regional publisher Archant is extending its lifestyle magazines portfolio with the launch of a new title in the North West.The Cheshire Resident is being marketed as “the region’s most luxurious lifestyle publication” and will be distributed to 30,000 high-end homes and businesses. “ http://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2014/news/regional-publisher-launches-new-lifestyle-magazine/

18 Mar, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

RESURRECTION -- The Return of Newsweek to Print - Samir Husni: “More Cheers for its Rebirth than Jeers of its Demise. A Mr. Magazine Interview with Newsweek’s Editor Jim Impoco, and discover why he thinks the new business model for the ink on paper magazine is certain to work. SOURCE: https://mrmagazine.wordpress.com/2014/03/06/the-return-of-newsweek-to-print-more-cheers-for-its-rebirth-than-jeers-of-its-demise-a-mr-magazine-interview-with-newsweeks-editor-jim-impoco/

Sexy New Fashion Magazine Vamp Is Dedicated to Strong Women - Alyssa Vingan
With all of the “print is dead” heresy that’s come along with the digital age, we’re always happy to see a new magazine come to life. The latest glossy to hit the fashion space is called Vamp, which officially hits shelves on Mar. 17. Created by David Vivirido and Francesco Sourigues — the duo behind the men’s fashion and lifestyle magazine HerculesVamp promises to focus on strong, powerful women, captured in ’60s and ’70s-inspired photographs. According to Business of Fashion, the Vamp muse is anything but shy, and can “include any woman in control — of her life, wardrobe, desires, career and self-image.”

11 Mar, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

COVER GIRL -- Could you be the star of a national campaign - Women’s Health has launched, ‘The Body 2014’, on its first ever nationwide search for a new magazine cover star. Up for grabs will be the chance to grace the iconic Women’s Health cover and appear in three separate fitness shoots for the magazine. http://www.lep.co.uk/news/could-you-be-the-star-of-national-campaign-1-6475576

NEW TITLES -- Hit The Ground Running In February - Samir Husni: “February gave us 58 new titles – a sure sign that print is still on the minds of many magazine publishers and dreamers in this digital age. We had 17 new titles with frequency and 41 specials.” http://launchmonitor.wordpress.com/2014/03/03/58-new-titles-hit-the-ground-running-in-february-17-with-frequency-41-specials-another-great-month-for-new-launches/

OLDWEEK -- Pricey Relaunch - Ken Doctor The newsweekly thinks it can be reborn in print as a premium product. But at $150 a year, can it provide enough value to bring back readers — no matter how nice the paper stock is? Maybe the third time is the charm. Three years before Don Graham and Jeff Bezos talked about selling and buying The Washington Post, the Graham family bid goodbye to its second favorite son, Newsweek. http://www.niemanlab.org/2014/03/the-newsonomics-of-newsweeks-pricey-relaunch/

04 Mar, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

CELEBRATING DOGS -- A new magazine dedicated to celebrating our four-legged friends - Rob Alderson: “Our canine chums now boast their own magazine Popular online site Four & Sons has moved into print. Marta Roca describes the new title as ‘the publication where dogs and culture collide.’” SOURCE: http://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/four-and-sons-1

25 Feb, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

KEEPING FIT -- Healthy and Healthy For Men keeping fit in an ailing market - The River Group: “River is delighted to announce that Healthy Magazine and Healthy For Men magazine, the titles we publish for Holland & Barrett, both increased their circulation over 2013 whilst the market saw a 7% decline.” http://www.therivergroup.co.uk/healthy-healthy-men-keeping-fit-ailing-market/

RE-LAUNCH -- Bellamy Young Graces Cover - BELLA Magazine announced the official re-launch of the magazine, NYC’s premiere newsstand publication offering an insiders guide to one of the most affluent and bustling areas in America. BELLA will be unveiling a sleek new look, and will be introducing compelling new writing and dynamic new sections specifically tailored for the modern urban women of today. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/02/prweb11549107.htm

18 Feb, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

NEW LAUNCHES -- January, 2014…77 - Samir Husni: January 2014 has started the new year off fantastic as far as new launches…the cold weather seems to have injected some fertilizer-laced frost all across the garden of new magazines as 77 new germinations shot straight up and out of the hearts and minds of publishers…including the revival of the print version of Sesame Street, which had folded in 2008. http://launchmonitor.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/bitterly-cold-temps-seem-to-grow-the-best-new-magazines-77-new-launches-for-january-2014-15-with-frequency/

DOMINO MAGAZINE -- The Media Model Of The Future? - Kate Harrison: Despite its million plus circulation, Conde Nast suspended publication of the magazine when the economy dipped in 2008 and magazine subscriptions, advertising and fashion spending fell significantly. But the publication is back, and many would argue it’s better than ever. Of all of the content/ commerce experiments currently in the market, domino’s chances of success are relatively high for several reasons” SOURCE: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kateharrison/2014/02/07/will-conde-nasts-domino-magazine-be-the-media-model-of-the-future/

Magazine Calls Photographer an A-hole
and Threatens To Sue After Stealing Her Photo - David Bickley: “You gotta love a good copyright blunder and horrid damage control story. What makes this one even better is not only the completely intentional watermark removal, but the colorful email the photographer received after asking that the photo be taken down. And the best part? Oh yeah, the photographer is also an attorney! http://fstoppers.com/magazine-calls-photographer-a-hole-and-threatens-to-sue-after-stealing-her-photo

11 Feb, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

REVIVAL -- New Editor Looks to Update 129-Year-Old Good Housekeeping - Michael Sebastian: "The magazine faces a looming challenge, inherent in its very name -- Good Housekeeping? The moniker is old-fashioned, calling to mind 1950s housewives. Hearst executives say Good Housekeeping is a healthy business, but they also acknowledge the desire to evolve it.

HEALTH AND BEAUTY IN 1915 -- Vintage advice columns show little change in women's woes - Amie Keeley: “It seems the women of 1915 were not all that different from today’s image-conscious breed, even as far as living in fear of unsightly hollows around the neck and shoulders. The fascinating insight into the exercise and beauty tips of a century ago comes from a new magazine which is reprinting advice from the archives of Woman’s Weekly. SOURCE: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2551934/A-ladys-guide-beating-bingo-wings-1915-Vintage-advice-columns-little-change-womens-woes.html

Ascension Magazine is Launching in 2014 - Sasha Sarago, Founder of Ascension Sasha Sarago says she sees the launch of the magazine as a platform for indigenous and ethnic models, writers, designers and communities, to be represented authentically and with pride. Ascension Magazine’s first print and online edition is scheduled for release in Spring/Summer 2014. SOURCE:

04 Feb, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Like the Wind -- Running. Ian Corless: ‘The magazine is a collection of stories about running, brought together to inspire, motivate and delight. The stories, told through words and images, have come from the widest possible range of runners and are about every different type of running, from track sprinting to ultra trail running to road racing. http://iancorless.org/2014/01/29/like-the-wind-a-new-magazine-about-running-is-launched/

KILL YOUR PRINT PUBLICATION ? Do Not Before You Watch and Read This - Samir Husni: “Dr. Robert Magee, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech State University says “Ceasing a print publication in favor of an online-only publication might hurt the effectiveness of an organization’s marketing communications, and managers should not make the decision based on cost alone.” SOURCE: http://mrmagazine.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/warning-do-not-kill-your-print-publication-before-you-watch-and-read-this/

HEALTH AND PERSONAL FULFILLMENT. Hearst Magazines Introduces Dr. Oz THE GOOD LIFE - Marketwired: Dr. Oz THE GOOD LIFE, a new magazine. The brand introduces a fresh, original voice to the market, covering everything from physical and emotional well-being, to food, beauty, finances, diet and exercise, all through the prism of Dr. Oz's upbeat personality and insights SOURCE: http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/hearst-magazines-introduces-dr-oz-the-good-life-1872538.htm
Also: http://nypost.com/2014/01/26/dr-oz-magazine-launch-set-for-feb-4/

28 Jan, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

PARENTING -- Meg Weaver: “The monthly aims to encourage education, provide support to parents, introduce new businesses and information, create a bond within families and keep them busy with an in-depth calendar of events. http://woodenhorsepub.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/a-new-parenting-magazine-is-launched-in-dayton-oh/

EXPECTATIONS FOR 2014 -- The 2014 Magazine Media Moguls’ Great Expectations as told to Mr. Magazine™… Part 3 of 5 - (Samir Husni) The "Mr. Magazine™ First Ever E-Roundtable with 10 Magazine Media CEOs and Presidents. What are some of the largest magazine media companies expecting from 2014 in the world of magazine media? What are Active Media Interest, American Media, Inc., Condé Nast, Dennis Publishing, Hearst Magazines, Heinrich Bauer USA, Meredith Corp., Rodale Inc., The Taunton Press and Time Inc. up to in 2014? http://mrmagazine.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/magazine-media-circulation-and-distribution-the-2014-magazine-media-moguls-great-expectations-as-told-to-mr-magazine-part-3-of-5/

SHOPTALK -- 5 Publishing Predictions for this year. Pete Sheinbaum: “Much like last year, in 2014 the publishing world will continue to navigate change as the digital world absorbs print editions and dilutes subscription fees. In this ever-changing cyber landscape, one thing is for certain: publishers must identify new ways to acquire traffic, strengthen reader loyalty and, ultimately, generate new revenue streams. http://www.editorandpublisher.com/Columns/Article/Shoptalk--Five-Publishing-Predictions-for-2014

CAPITAL NEW YORK to Introduce Monthly Print Magazine - Michael Sebastian: Capital New York, the Politico sibling that covers politics and media in New York, is rolling out a small monthly print magazine starting this month, according to parent company Allbritton Communications.

21 Jan, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

BAYONNE magazine debuts - Kate Rounds: “The Hudson Reporter has introduced a new magazine to its extensive lineup of Hudson County magazines and newspapers. Bayonne: Life on the Peninsula will debut at the end of April. SOURCE: http://tinyurl.com/lwbybze

TAILGATING now has its own magazine - Meg Weaver: TAILGATER MONTHLY covers “the phenomenon where hundreds of thousands of men and women spend over a billion dollars each year on tailgating goods and supplies.” The editorial offers just about anything that could possibly make this All-American event better, which includes how-to, tips and columns on products, recipes, destinations, drinks, organized tailgating clubs, and yes, apparel. SOURCE: http://woodenhorsepub.wordpress.com/2014/01/13/the-art-of-tailgating-now-has-its-own-magazine/

First issue of University of Wyoming's new Western Confluence magazine is now available - AP: The University of Wyoming is publishing a new magazine dedicated to solving natural resource challenges in the West. The magazine will have two issues a year and will focus on new research and creative solutions to natural resource issues. http://tinyurl.com/lq39z6p

14 Jan, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

LIBERTY VILLAGE -- Canadian Village Living has expanded to Liberty Village - Meg Weaver: “is the latest print magazine in the Canadian Village Living brand, @VillageLivinMag. The bi-monthly will cover community happenings, local businesses and entrepreneurs, food, health, style and pets to connect residents of the area and surrounding pockets, ages 25 to 40, with nearby businesses to support the value of shopping local.” http://tinyurl.com/olf3t5b

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Huffington Post adds yet another section – this time for food - Meg Weaver: Food for Thought is a new section of Huffington Post in partnership with Chipotle, the restaurant chain that is marketing itself as emphasizing organic, locally-produced ingredients and meat from “naturally raised” animals. http://tinyurl.com/ohdjwap

LIFE & TECH -- Best Buy launches magazine - John Vomhof Jr.: “Best Buy. recently launched a new magazine at its stores in Canada. The magazine focuses on technology trends and lifestyle stories and distributed 300,000 free copies of the magazine to its Canada stores.

07 Jan, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

FOR KIDS -- Stew magazine launches. Charlotte Eyre: “A new magazine for children, featuring regular book reviews and author interviews, will launch this month. January. Each issue has a dedicated two-page books area with author interviews and reviews of children’s books. SOURCE: http://www.thebookseller.com/news/stew-magazine-launches-kids.html

SHEDDING POUNDS -- Dr. Oz follows Oprah's lead as he expands influence with new magazine - Joanne Eglash: "The Good Life" He unveiled it to his "Dr. Oz Show" fans and newsletter subscribers on Dec. 19. Making it clear that he recognizes weight loss has become a hefty factor in his claim to attracting fans, Dr. Oz crafted his introduction by focusing on how his new magazine can help you shed pounds. SOURCE:

SMARTPHONES ONLY Olivier Laurent: “FLTR, the world’s first-ever weekly magazine dedicated to smartphone photography and published exclusively on the iPhone. FLTR is designed to be an authoritative voice within the booming worldwide community of smartphone image creators. SOURCE: http://www.bjp-online.com/2013/12/new-smartphone-photography-magazine-launched/

MORE -- December: 50 New Launches – 6 With Frequency & 44 Specials - Sami Husni: “December wrapped up with 6 new launches with frequency and 44 specials that set off the holiday season. From Rolling Stone’s collector’s edition dedicated to Pink Floyd to a bounty of epicurean delights, to commemorative issues celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela. SOURCE: http://launchmonitor.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/december-ends-2013-with-50-new-launches-6-with-frequency-44-specials/

17 Dec, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

NEWSWEEK RETURNING TO PRINT as ‘boutique product’ - Meg Weaver: "Newsweek, the iconic weekly news magazine that ended its print run in 2012, will be back as a 64-page weekly edition in January or February 2014. Jim Impoco, Newsweek’s editor-in-chief, told New York Times that this incarnation of the magazine would depend more heavily on subscribers than advertisers to pay its bills. http://tinyurl.com/m5z8cmt

SAVES TIME AND MONEY -- Budget cooking magazine. Meg Weaver: "GOOD CENTS COOKING is a new budget cooking magazine from Birmingham, AL-based Hoffman Publishing. The editorial includes articles and meal plans that can feed a family of four for $12 or less. http://tinyurl.com/mrj5v75

DAILY PHOTO NEWS: PRO Photographer: News and Premium Magazine Articles All in One Place. DL Cade: “PRO Photographer magazine just released an app that it’s calling “a new media hub for the connected photographer.” More specifically: it’s an iPad, iPhone and Android phone app that, for the first time, brings together premium magazine content and live, curated news feeds under one digital roof.” SOURCE: http://petapixel.com/2013/12/04/pro-photographer-daily-photo-news-premium-magazine-articles-one-place/

MORE THAN LITERATURE -- Tracey Richardson -- “Though it's labelled a literary magazine, it's not your typical dusty, dry, snooty publication, according to its editor and publisher, Jennifer McGuire. The Tin Roof Press, which hits the streets this week, is pages of fun, quirky entertainment for a lazy afternoon of sitting back and reading a quality magazine by locals that's for locals”, says McGuire. SOURCE:
PHOTO: Owen Sun Times

10 Dec, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

"Travel Tales: The Changing Face of Tourism" - If you want to create a new magazine you need an overall concept, topic ideas, research possibilities and a sense of design. That's what IMS students put into practice during the one-week, hands-on "Print" module. http://issuu.com/dwakademie/docs/ims_magazin_erweitert_druck_2611

PRO PHOTOGRAPHER: Daily Photo News And Premium Magazine Articles All In One Place - DL Cade: PRO Photographer magazine just released an app that it’s calling “a new media hub for the connected photographer.” More specifically: it’s an iPad, iPhone and Android phone app that, for the first time, brings together premium magazine content and live, curated news feeds under one digital roof. http://petapixel.com/2013/12/04/pro-photographer-daily-photo-news-premium-magazine-articles-one-place/

71 New Magazine Launches in November -- Samir Husni: “It is a fact that some magazines are closing their doors on their print editions and traveling solely down that cyber highway; however, it is another fact that there are some who have a different vision. The new launches with Frequency for November are 15 and the Special Editions are 56…for a total of 71 new launches for the month.” SOURCE: http://launchmonitor.wordpress.com/2013/12/02/november-launches-71-new-magazines-15-with-frequency-56-specials-a-great-harvest-for-print/

03 Dec, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

READERSHIP GROWING -- Emma Bazilian : celebrity weeklies prove surprisingly strong. Despite a slight decline in overall magazine circulation in the first half of this year, the number of magazine readers in the U.S. is actually up slightly, according to the latest GfK MRI’s Survey of the American Consumer, which tracks print and digital magazine readership. SOURCE:

MUSIC MAG -- Why A Successful Online Magazine Is Adding A Print Prong To Its Repertoire. Samir Husni: “Pitchfork, a successful daily Internet publication devoted to music criticism and commentary, music news, and artist interview, is excited about the tangible nature of their new ink on paper magazine/journal-type publication. Pitchfork talks about impacting music fans with the new “collectability” of a printed magazine. SOURCE: http://mrmagazine.wordpress.com/2013/11/27/pitchfork-in-print-why-a-successful-online-magazine-is-adding-a-print-prong-to-its-repertoire-mr-magazine-talks-to-pitchfork-president-chris-kaskie-about-collectability-and-the/

RE-LAUNCH -- Expanded stable of editors and reporters. Meg Weaver: Capital New York was recently acquired by Politico Publisher Robert Allbritton, who is now patterning it on his other website, Politico. It will have more journalists and enhanced coverage to produce news “for and about the people and Institutions That Shape New York.” SOURCE: Http://Woodenhorsepub.Wordpress.Com/2013/11/25/Capital-Relaunches-Website-With-Expanded-Stable-Of-Editors-And-Reporters

25 Nov, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

STORIES THAT MATTER MOST -- Political website spins off print magazine to publish long-form journalism - Meg Weaver: “POLITICO, the print magazine, launched this week to provide hard-hitting reporting and original ideas about the stories that matter most in Washington and beyond. The editorial aims to fill a dangerous vacuum in the rapidly transitioning world of journalism. SOURCE: http://woodenhorsepub.wordpress.com/2013/11/13/political-website-spins-off-print-magazine-to-publish-long-form-journalism/
VIA Roy Iwaki

FOR POWERFUL WOMEN Magazine Puts Cosmo To Shame – Serena Chu: “With hopes to empower a new generation of smart women through honest interviews and insightful commentaries, Riposte is a new magazine that highlights important changes in art, design, business and politics. Modeled after old National Geographic magazines, Riposte is brought to life by creative photography and artistic illustrations. http://www.psfk.com/2013/11/riposte-magazine.html

A QUILT IS NICE -- Love Patchwork and Quilting, a new magazine

12 Nov, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

LUXURY SHELTER -- San Francisco is the focus of a planned luxury shelter magazine - Meg Weaver: SAN FRANCISCO COTTAGES & GARDENS (SFC&G), an over-sized print magazine, will launch in April 2014 covering homes in the area’s most affluent communities. http://woodenhorsepub.wordpress.com/2013/10/17/san-francisco-is-the-focus-of-a-planned-luxury-shelter-magazine/

OCTOBER HARVEST PLENTIFUL -- Samir Husni: “We Had A Total Of 115 New Launches. The magazine media industry saw 32 new magazines with regular frequency and 83 specials, for a total of 115 October launches. http://mrmagazine.wordpress.com/2013/11/04/new-magazine-launches-october-harvest-was-extremely-plentiful-as-we-had-a-total-of-115-new-launches-32-of-them-with-regular-frequency/

28 Oct, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

'OC Register' President: It's a Mistake Not to Invest in Print – Lauren Indvik: “Over the past eight years, newspapers have seen budgets cut and newsrooms shrink as readers — and more crucially, advertisers — have shifted from print to digital devices. To combat those shifts, publishers have drastically cut costs, reduced (or halted) publication of their print editions, redirecting resources to digital editions and ad products instead. Eric Spitz, president and co-owner of Freedom Communications and The Orange County Register, believes those publishers are making a big mistake. SOURCE: http://mashable.com/2013/10/24/orange-county-register-print-first/

LAUNCH: ‘Nude’ surfing magazine. Stephanie Silverstein: “Nude, a new magazine about the art and culture of surfing, will bare its first issue on Nov. 1. Despite the name of the magazine, nude does not contain any nudity.” SOURCE: http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/news/2013/10/14/honolulu-partners-launches-nude.html

REAL ESTATE MARKET -- McCoy-Freeman Group Launch: To assist buyers and sellers with information about the real estate market, McCoy-Freeman Group RE/MAX Elite has launched a new magazine, Your Home: Cocoa Beach & Cape Canaveral.
SOURCE: http://spacecoastdaily.com/2013/10/mccoy-freeman-group-launch-real-estate-magazine/

RITZY NEIGHBORHOODS -- Tim Gallen: “Richman Media Group launches Phoenix's Uptown magazine. Scottsdale-based Richman Media Group has launched a new magazine focused on some of Phoenix’s more ritzy neighborhoods. The magazine, dubbed Uptown, is a luxury lifestyle publication targeted at Phoenix’s Arcadia, Biltmore and Central Corridor areas. It debuted in October. SOURCE:

21 Oct, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

FAST LANE -- A new magazine takes off, but only in first class seats – Gigi Douban: “United Airlines is launching a new in-flight magazine, Rhapsody, but don't expect to see it unless you're flying first or business class. The magazine is aimed at United's more affluent travelers. And the airline plans to capitalize on every second they're unplugged. SOURCE: http://www.marketplace.org/topics/business/new-magazine-takes-only-first-class-seats

REBIRTH -- Beth Brenner, Domino Magazine’s Chief Revenue Officer, Talks With Mr. Magazine™ About The Rebirth Of Domino… - Samir Husni’s interview with Beth Brenner, Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer of Domino Magazine. The reason for a print magazine is because I firmly believe, as do my new bosses, the founders of this new company, that the print magazine is the mechanism by which we can bring back the brand. http://mrmagazine.wordpress.com/2013/10/18/the-print-magazine-is-the-mechanism-by-which-we-can-bring-back-the-brand-beth-brenner-domino-magazines-chief-revenue-officer-talks-with-mr-magazine-about-the-re/

07 Oct, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

'NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC' CELEBRATES -- 125 Years Of Photography. This month, National Geographic magazine celebrates its 125th anniversary in a special issue devoted to the power of photography. "The Photo Issue" features images spanning the organization's storied career. SOURCE: http://news.wjct.org/post/national-geographic-celebrates-125-years-photography

01 Oct, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

NEW AT HEARST: David Carey Reveals Why He Continues to Launch – Samir Husni: “While others are killing magazines, David Carey, Hearst Magazines President, is launching new products. Mr. Carey was, is, and always will be, in a launch mode. He believes in new magazines, and in the role they provide to both the readers and the advertisers. http://mrmagazine.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/david-carey-reveals-why-he-continues-to-launch-new-magazines-at-hearst-the-mr-magazine-minute-with-the-president-of-hearst-magazines/
David Carey

22 Sep, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

THE FASHION: The Guardian and Observer's new style supplement - Alice Fisher (Editor) : "On September 21 2013 we will launch a brand new biannual fashion magazine. Here's what it's all about. SOURCE: http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/fashion-blog/2013/sep/16/the-fashion-guardian-observer-new-magazine

RYGBI PAWB -- New rugby magazine series looks to stars of the future - Hannah Jones: "Emerging new Welsh rugby talent will be celebrated in a new magazine series on S4C called Rygbi Pawb. Over the course of the season Rygbi Pawb, presented by Morgan Isaac, will bring fans all news and developments from within the rugby world in Wales. http://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/film-tv/new-rugby-magazine-series-s4c-6057284

18 Sep, 2013 | Posted by: psn

North East of England -- A magazine offering an alternative travel guide. Side Street is a new, free travel magazine about the stunning and welcoming North East of England. Our first issue was produced to coincide with the Festival of the North East in June 2013. Side Street is the first edition of our printed magazine, and is the product of our quest to discover true satisfaction in the cultural experiences of the North East. SOURCE: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1487304648/side-street-magazine

11 Sep, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

UNDIVIDED NOW -- Olivier Laurent: “How LightBox has renewed Time Magazine’s commitment to photography. Once divided across different silos – the print staff on one side and the online staff on another – for the past two years they’ve been working in unison, bringing their wide variety of backgrounds together to help improve LightBox, the magazine’s dedicated online photography website.SOURCE: http://tinyurl.com/qbppvu4

Dominique Browning: “The ambitious young working women of today are facing the same issues that we “career girls” were facing back in the late seventies, when Judith Daniels, who died last week, started publishing Savvy: The Magazine for the Executive Woman. SOURCE:
PHOTO: Jim Gipe/Smith College/AP

WEBSITE PRINT COMPANION -- Ivan Semeniuk: “This week, a new magazine will hit mailboxes across North America. It’s called Nautilus Quarterly, the print companion to a website of the same name – and it’s one of the latest and most ambitious attempts to change the way we think about science.

26 Aug, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

POETRY’S CATCHING ON -- Andrew Korner: Maureen Clifford plans to use her new role as editor of The Australia Times Poetry Magazine to put talented Ipswich wordsmiths on the map. The Basin Pocket scribe - The Scribbly Bark Poet - will source poems from far and wide for the fledgling online publication, but said she was particularly keen to take submissions from home-grown writers. http://www.ipswichadvertiser.com.au/news/poetrys-catching-on/1989457/

THE NEWSSTAND: Searching for a solution. Samir Husni: “A recent panel discussion at the MPA/PBAA Retail Marketplace brought together top magazine executives focused on retail channels. They all agreed on the importance of these channels and discussed their views on how to stunt the decline in sales, while maximizing the potential and profitability of the print product.” http://mrmagazine.wordpress.com/2013/08/22/the-american-newsstand-the-solution-in-a-nutshell/

GOING WITH THE GIANT -- Lucia Moses: “Condé Nast Inks Big Deal With Amazon Offers 'All-Access' to digital subscriptions. It will let people buy and renew print and digital subscriptions to its magazines on Amazon. The new service is the first of its kind with a publisher. It also enables customers to get immediate access to their digital subscriptions on various devices.”
via Joe Stanski

20 Aug, 2013 | Posted by: bswenson


-- Magazine Newsstand Sales Plummet, but Digital Editions Thrive –Chris O’Shea: SOURCE: http://tinyurl.com/lqunhzy
The Alliance for Audited Media just released its first half circulation and sales data, and it’s a mixed bag. Single copy sales dropped 10 percent compared to the first half of 2012. Out of the 25 titles considered, women’s titles and gossip rags were hit the hardest. The breakdown: Glamour (sales dropped by 28 percent), Cosmo (-23 percent), O, The Oprah Magazine (-22 percent), Life & Style (-20 percent), Us Weekly (-16 percent). The big winner of the group? Another women’s title. Woman’s Day saw newsstand sales go up by 23 percent for the first half of this year.

20 Aug, 2013 | Posted by: bswenson

New Book Publishing Model – Conor Risch: “Michelle Dunn Marsh talks to PDN about Minor Matters, her innovative book publishing company that gauges interest in a photography or contemporary art book before it goes into production. SOURCE: http://www.pdnonline.com/features/A-New-Book-Publishin-8788.shtml

SUBMIT A BOOK PROPOSAL -- Gerhard Steidl – David Walker: "Photographers who have had books published by Gerhard Steidl tell PDN that the process is an unforgettable creative journey with a master printer who spares almost no expense to realize their visions. Steidl gets 1,200 unsolicited book proposals every year, reviews every one of them, but publishes only the rare few that challenge him politically or intellectually, or that surprise him in some way, as he explains in a profile that is now available at PDNOnline. http://pdnpulse.pdnonline.com/2013/08/how-to-submit-a-book-proposal-to-gerhard-steidl.html

Get Published in Fashion Magazines – Lindsay Adler: “One of the most common questions I am asked is, ‘how do you get published in fashion magazines?’ It’s one thing to take beautiful images but how do you take the next step into sharing these with others in a print publication?” SOURCE: http://virtualphotographystudio.com/2013/08/how-to-get-published-in-fashion-magazines
PHOTO: Lindsay Adler

Thomas Campbell: “With the college football season winding down, I had the assignment of covering the last Texas A&M home game. The last game I was available to shoot was the second to last home game against Sam Houston State University. This game was just a week after A&M upset the Alabama Roll Tide in Alabama, and Johnny Manziel was instantly catapulted into the rare position of becoming a freshman Heisman finalist.” http://petapixel.com/2013/08/13/how-i-shot-a-photo-of-johnny-manziel-for-the-cover-of-espn-the-magazine/

13 Aug, 2013 | Posted by: bswenson

429 -A NEW LGBT PRINT MAGAZINE -- Can it Make It In A Digital World? – John Gallagher: “Imagine an LGBT magazine that is edited by frequent Vanity Fair contributor Kevin Sessums (pictured), includes articles from the likes of novelist Salman Rushdie, and features new poems from National Book Award winner Mark Doty. That’s just part of the lineup for a new magazine called 429, which bills itself as “a style bible for the LGBT community.” http://www.queerty.com/can-a-new-lgbt-print-magazine-make-it-in-a-digital-world-20130806

06 Aug, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

COVER POWER -- A Cover in Print is Worth Thousands of Tweets: Controversy Anyone? – Samir Husni: "Just Visit Your Nearest Newsstand. See And Feel The Power Of The Magazine Cover. If covers can breed controversy and ignite the digital fires of social media better than the latest neighborhood gossip, then I believe it’s safe to say magazine covers command a power not unlike a knight brandishing the winning lance in a tournament: swift and to the point. http://mrmagazine.wordpress.com/2013/07/31/a-cover-in-print-is-worth-thousands-of-tweets-controversy-anyone-just-visit-your-nearest-newsstand-see-and-feel-the-power-of-the-magazine-cover-its-a-rush-like-no-other/

Profile: Guitar Coach Magazine – Michael Perry: The main talking-point for Guitar Coach Magazine is that it is, first and foremost, an iPad-based product. The audio-visual format certainly provides a much more comprehensive point-of-reference for those learning guitar, compared to drawing straight from tablatures.

30 Jul, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

IS PRINT DEAD? Here's One Publisher Who Says No (Video) Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu recaps her interview with Meredith Corp. chairman & CEO Stephen Lacy on the health of the print magazine business as the company starts a new magazine based on its recipe website. SOURCE: http://www.bloomberg.com/video/is-print-dead-here-s-one-publisher-who-says-no-to68nX2PTGe8cnV7zHouSQ.html

23 Jul, 2013 | Posted by: bswenson

it’s not been good.

The Consumer Magazine Business. Baird Davis: “Retail rapidly declines as publishers concentrate their focus elsewhere. Consumer magazine publishers are learning how to cope in an environment racked by massive shifts in technology that have altered how people consume media. http://www.foliomag.com/2013/transforming-consumer-magazine-business-has-not-been-good-newsstand

23 Jul, 2013 | Posted by: psn

DECREASE CONTINUES Number of Magazine Launches Continues to Slide. Samantha Wood: “In its quarterly survey, MediaFinder reported that 97 magazines launched and 29 closed in the first half of 2013. Once again, the categories most likely to see new titles were “food” and “regional interest.” Notable recent launches included the print magazine for Allrecipes.com and Edible Milwaukee. http://www.foliomag.com/2013/report-number

RECIPE WEBSITE INTO MAGAZINE. -- Meredith Corp. has said that it will launch a new magazine and television segment based on its popular recipe website Allrecipes.com. It will also create a regular Allrecipes branded television segment that will air as part of the company's nationally syndicated television program The Better Show. http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2013-07-15/meredith-turns-recipe-website-into-magazine

BIRDERS ONLY -- The World Outdoors: No shortage of magazines for birders. Paul Nicholson: “As with any subculture, birdwatchers have a range of magazines to turn to. Themes range from local birds and gardening for birds to more scientific journals.
Quite a number of magazines are published by birding organizations for their members. SOURCE: http://www.lfpress.com/2013/07/17/the-world-outdoors-no-shortage-of-magazines-for-birders

17 Jul, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

ARE THE TRADES IN TROUBlE? Sandra Gordon: A few magazines have been shut down by Media 24. Does this signal that trade and technical magazines are in trouble? SOURCE:

09 Jul, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

HERE COMES THE MAGAZINES -- June Wasn’t Just the Month for Brides This Year…64 New Magazines Came Walking Down the Aisle…11 of Them Promising to Renew Their Vows with Frequency… (Samir Husni) The titles for June are just as eclectic and interesting as your imagination. You can Discover Your Roots while reading your Guide to Field and Lawn Care where you might discover you ’re related to Vikings who love Monsters U. Oddly enough not one bridal issue in the bunch…hmm… http://launchmonitor.wordpress.com/2013/07/02/june-wasnt-just-the-month-for-brides-this-year64-new-magazines-came-walking-down-the-aisle11-of-them-promising-to-renew-their-vows-with-frequency

25 Jun, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

BULLISH ON PRINT: Bob Sauerberg on the Power and Future of Printed Magazines – Samir Husni: “In the fourth of five Mr. Magazine™ Minutes mini-series with top magazine media executives, president of Condé Nast, Bob Sauerberg, tells Samir “Mr. Magazine Husni why he is bullish about the future and power of print magazines and magazine media. http://mrmagazine.wordpress.com/2013/06/19/bob-sauerberg-on-the-power-and-future-of-printed-magazines-the-mr-magazine-minute-mini-series-bullish-on-print-magazines-part-4-of-5/

18 Jun, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

56 NEW TITLES marched onto the scene…13 With Regular Frequency Samir Husni: “From Einstein to Sinatra, from Superman to Catamaran, May was a month of new launches that showcased niche publishing at its best.

11 Jun, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

ONLINE TRAFFIC GROWING -- Ebooks, Online Drive Trade Sales Growth – Meredith Schwartz: “BookStats found that trade publishing overall saw significant growth since 2011, despite the closures of many brick-and-mortar stores during the same period. Not surprisingly, publishers’ revenue from brick and mortar retail fell 7 percent, but more than made up the ground online, growing 21 percent. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/05/publishing/ebooks-online-drive-trade-sales-growth/

IN-FLIGHT MAGAZINES launched for FIFO commuters. Steven Raeburn:
“A new inflight magazine supplement is to be launched aimed specifically at commuting mining workers. Edge publishers said the new supplements will represent the first inflight magazines to directly cater to a passenger segment like FIFO workers.

MAGAZINE POWER -- Samir Husni: “Print is well, alive and kicking. Today’s print is not your father’s print. Today’s magazines are not your father’s magazines. But in both cases they are still print and they are still magazines. Like it or not, they are here to stay.” http://mrmagazine.wordpress.com/2013/06/05/around-the-world-in-21-days-magazine-power-and-reach-are-not-a-figment-of-the-imagination/