Tag: zinio

Zinio’s Content Collections Challenge the “Magazine” Concept: PBS MediaShift Post

Zinio’s Content Collections Challenge the “Magazine” Concept: PBS MediaShift Post

I have a new post up at PBS MediaShift, covering a new development at digital magazine company Zinio. Zinio is now creating Content Collections: Zinio staff highlight a selection of articles from Zinio’s digital magazine offerings, mixing and matching stories from a wide variety of magazines within each collection. Even little-known and foreign magazines are …

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Taking the Leap: Switching to Digital Magazines

Taking the Leap: Switching to Digital Magazines

I’m not sure I’m completely ready for this, but I’m going to try it anyway. I’ve been slowly making a significant transition in my life: I let each of my print magazine subscriptions expire, one by one. Only two have a couple of issues remaining, as best I can tell from those obfuscatory subscription reminders …

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New Approaches to International Digital Magazine Editions

New Approaches to International Digital Magazine Editions

Just a quick note: I saw today that Zinio will soon allow publishers to dynamically determine their digital magazine pricing based on the reader’s location. I’m hoping this will mean I can soon get more reasonable prices for and/or better access to some of the international magazines I’d like to read more often, all in …

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Memorable Moments with iPad Magazines

Memorable Moments with iPad Magazines

What moments stand out most in my first few weeks of magazine reading on the iPad? Positioning the iPad carefully against a pillow on my stomach while lying down, then carefully moving a fold of shirt out of the way so the pages wouldn’t hit it when I turned them. Yes. Really. Old habits die hard. …

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