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You Sponsored My Visa, but Do You Really Want Me to Stay?

Bringing the immigrant voice to the C-suite agency table.

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First Ever Women’s Health Breakthroughs Festival Set for Oct. 17 Through 22

BodyArmor, Pinterest, Sama Tea are sponsors.

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Michael Kors Celebrates 40 Years With a ‘Fantasy Night Out in the Theater District’

The print campaign will appear in fashion magazines' fall issues.

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Will Pandemic and Politics Put Postal Service in Peril? Here Are the Facts.

Depending upon which experts you heed, the U.S. Postal Service is either just a few months away from insolvency or it’s in no danger of running out of cash any [...]

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5 Ways the Pandemic Has Changed Publishing Forever – and How Publishers Can Benefit

“Never let a good crisis go to waste,” Winston Churchill supposedly said. It’s valuable advice for publishers, even if Churchill didn’t actually say it (there’s no real proof). And even [...]

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Achieve MVP Status in Magazine Media: Be Relevant, Necessary, and Sufficient

The MVP of any magazine or magazine media company should be the audience – no ifs, ands, or buts about it. And that MVP status is only achieved through the [...]

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ANC Exec Shares Magazine Distributor’s Point of View During COVID-19 Crisis

Last week, circulation and marketing consultant Joe Berger reached out to see if I wanted to join him and a few other publishing people in sharing success stories and solutions [...]

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10 Questions for Magazine Publishers in Survival Mode

There are no easy, one-size-fits-all answers to how magazines can survive COVID-19 and the resulting recession. But asking the right questions can help you navigate your magazine through these rough [...]

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On Isolated Connectivity, Social Distancing, and the Future of Magazines

A few years back I coined the phrase “Isolated Connectivity” after a friend of mine told me the following story: “One day I came home from work to find my [...]

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Jammed Printers, First-Party Data Hiccups & More Publishing Predictions for 2020

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that 2020 will see more magazine closures and more experiments with reader paywalls. Here are eight, or maybe nine, not quite so [...]

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The Top 12 Publishing Executive Stories of 2019

In 2019, publishers fought shrinking ad revenue with diversified business models. Many focused on digital subscriptions, while others ramped up events, ecommerce, and other lines of revenue. And of course, [...]

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Zombies, Mutants & Resurrection: Magazine Publishing in 2019

For magazine publishing, 2019 has been a year full of births, deaths, mutants, zombies – and even a resurrection. The glass-half-full crowd will point to the findings of Mr. Magazine [...]

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4 Million Subscribers – and Unprofitable? Closing of ‘Family Circle’ Signals Shift in Meredith Print Strategy

How could a magazine with more than 4 million subscribers be unprofitable? I kept seeing and hearing various versions of that question last month when Meredith Corporation announced it is [...]

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Publishing Insiders React to Sale of National Distributor Curtis Circulation

It’s the dawn of a new era: The last remaining national distributor, the ANC-owned Comag Marketing Group, has bought the second-to-last remaining one, Curtis Circulation Company; and if I’m doing [...]