Case Studies

Apple’s Newsstand Is Already Booming For Some Magazine Publishers

Early indications are that Apple’s new iOS features for publishers have had an immediate beneficial impact. Although Future’s numbers have rocketed, this does not represent the “750 percent increase” being cited in some reports, which do not compare like with like.

Commercial Opportunities On Apple’s Newsstand

Before the Internet and personal computers, people relied on daily newspapers to stay up to date on current events. Seemingly overnight, the rise of the Internet put our paperboys out of work and crowned digital news king.

Study: Tablet users more likely to buy magazines, e-books than news, newspapers

New research published today answers some key questions about what kinds of content tablet users consume, and what they’re willing to buy. The survey, funded by the Online Publishers Association, finds that 61 percent of tablet users have purchased some form of digital content. What kinds of media are they buying?  

Apple Newsstand: what does it really mean for publishers?

Snuck into last night’s Apple World Wide Developer Conference was the announcement of Newsstand, which puts digital newspaper and magazine products into one dedicated place. Much like iBooks, the Newsstand app racks everything up on a wooden shelf (how quaint!) and there’s a new section of the App Store set aside specifically for newspaper and magazines.  

All the News You Want, When You Want It

Each morning, bleary-eyed, I retrieve the newspaper, glance at the headlines and toss it on the coffee table to read later. I know I shouldn’t admit to that — in a newspaper — but I’m an avid newshound. I want to know what’s happening right now, so I reach for the iPad instead.