The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, October 25, 2013

Designed to Perform: Design & User Experience Lessons for Content Creators
Join Karen McGrane, Author of Content Strategy for Mobile, and seven of the leading design & user experience experts in the country for an in-depth look at successful responses to the unique challenges that digital content creators face today. This is a truly unique opportunity for creative & product teams, as well as advertising & agency professionals, to network with their peers, and get an inside look at actionable strategies for developing beautiful and well thought out experiences that bring content to the forefront.
From AM2C, Publishers Confront Digital at Conference: "Magazines Are the Original Native Ads"
Joe Ripp, CEO at Time Inc. appeared with CEOs and presidents from the top publishing companies for the closing session at this year's American Magazine Conference on Wednesday, where the leaders presented a united front against the external forces shaking the industry.
From AM2C, 7 Things Google CEO Eric Schmidt Thinks Publishers Should Know
Google CEO Eric Schmidt had a bevy of insight to offer publishers at the Association of Magazine Media ConferenceOpens in a new window on Wednesday.
Meredith Revenue Inches Up in FQ1 2014
Meredith’s total revenues inched up 1 percent to $356 million from $354 million in the same period last year. The female-centric media and marketing company is focusing on growth from its digital side, advertising revenue and the launch of the Allrecipes magazine to propel its full-year outlook.
Condé Nast's Self Activates Print-to-Mobile Sweepstakes via Augmented Reality
Condé Nast's Self magazine is mixing up its annual “Prize Bonanza” sweepstakes this year with augmented reality after two years of using Microsoft Tags.
Forbes/Gyro: 88% of Marketing Execs Are Either Maintaining or Increasing Ad Budgets...Few are cutting back
39% of execs plan to ramp up ad spend, while 49 percent are sitting pat on their budget plans for the time being, says the study, which surveyed 875 CMOs and other marketing higher-ups during late summer and early fall.
Q&A with James Oseland, Editor in Chief of Saveur
A Fork in the Road: Tales of Food, Pleasure & Discovery is lovingly edited by James Oseland editor in chief of Saveur, and judge on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters. The anthology includes more than 30 essays revealing the joys, jolts and life-changing experiences of eating on the road.
Garden & Gun's John T. Edge: Why Southern Food Matters
John T. Edge explains the importance of the South's cuisine today in advance of The Southerner's Handbook: A Guide to Living the Good Life, edited by Dave DiBenedetto, which comes out on October 29.
Jack Kliger Is Officially TV Guide CEO
Condé Nast's GQ, Bombay Sapphire Launch America's Bartender
Condé Nast's Epicurious Hires New Editor in Chief, Nilou Motamed, Plans Video Expansion
Forbes' Dvorkin: At 25 He Would've Been Opposed to Native Advertising, But Not Now
Forbes Study Says Branded Content Totally Works
This Week: Paul Ritter Named Creative Director at Glamour, Carin Gorrell Named EIC at Yoga Journal, and more...
More on People Moves at EatingWell, Conde Nast, Parade and More…
Paper Magazine’s Mickey Boardman Is Increasingly Using Twitter and Instagram
Nikki Finke Claims to Be Leaving Deadline, Announces NikkiFinke.com
More on Demand Media Lay Offs
More on SpinMedia Planning More Substanial Layoffs Following A.J. Daulerio’s Exit
Digital Edition Briefs: News this Week
Google Nabs Upfront Deal with MediaVest for U.S. Advertisers
Facebook: An Important News Source for People Who Don't Care About News
Instagram Rolls Out In-Stream Ads As Facebook Seeks to Boost Mobile Revenue
More on Instagram Offers Sneak Peek at Ads
Interactive Drives Media Growth
Affluents Spending More Online This Year
Martin Sorrell Thinks Publicis Omnicom Group Will Have to Consolidate
Media Industry to Outpace Stock Market, Cable Most Profitable
Making sense of your metrics often requires countless hours manually collecting, consolidating, manipulating and analyzing extensive data files from third party vendors. Newsstand data is vital to growing your digital business. Attend this complimentary webinar on Oct. 30 to learn about an automated method for consolidating your data from multiple sources. Add this webinar to your Outlook calendar and register today.
What’s happening today in tablet advertising? How is the advertiser community embracing tablet technologies? Join us for a complimentary lunch on Nov. 13 and learn exclusive insights on multi-channel advertising trends of magazine brands across print, web, and tablet based on analysis that looks at the entire magazine landscape.
The MPA Factbook is for the first time available in a digital edition, produced by our member and sponsor Brown Printing Company. Enjoy the 2013/2014 MPA Factbook – filled with facts, stats and insights on magazine media!
CDS Global: Monetizing the Digital Revolution
November 19, 2013
ASME
The law is changing as fast as your job description. Are you keeping up? Join us on November 19 for ASME's annual Legal Briefing for Magazine Editors.
November 06 - 07, 2013
ASME
This two-day workshop for junior-level editors covers print and digital fundamentals. The workshop explores the role of the publisher, provides hands-on training with veteran editors and includes small-group sessions about career building. Attendees come away inspired and informed.
November 06, 2013
The Professor's LOFT
This event will be our first in a special series of ASME NEXT Talks featuring a writer. Our guest on November 6 will be Sarah Stillman, staff writer at The New Yorker and 2012 National Magazine Award winner.

The New Republic's Nora Caplan Bicker looks at How Chinese Readers Will Help Save American Publishing.