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#Hearst Redesigns Their Online Magazines

#Hearst Redesigns Their Online Magazines

NY based magazine corporation Hearst will be giving each of their online magazines a new look over the next few months, according to Tech Crunch. Tom Smith, their Vice President of Technology, said the new platform will have responsive design and the ability to personal the way readers want their [Full Story…]

NY Daily News Launches SMB Digital Consultancy

NY Daily News Launches SMB Digital Consultancy

The NY Daily News launched a consulting department, called Digital Solutions, which provides digital services to small and medium-sized NY businesses. The endeavor is a partnership with Hearst's Internet marketing division, LocalEdge. According to Capital, a recent memo written by NY Daily News [Full Story…]

NYCEDC Predicts Growth for Big Data in NY

NYCEDC Predicts Growth for Big Data in NY

Big Data, data sets which are too large to be captured, stored, or analyzed with a typical database, has spawned from the expansion of the information. According to the NYCEDC, it has been estimated that digital data is "more than doubling every two years." This data is stored in bundles, and as a [Full Story…]

Meebo and Hearst Collaborate on Magazine Customization

Meebo and Hearst Collaborate on Magazine Customization

Meebo, online consumer Internet company, is partnering with NY's Hearst Digital Media to launch 13 of Hearst's brands for Meebo Bar in June. According to FOLIO, Meebo Bar allows publishers to captivate customers and audience with a user-friendly interface and helps increase ad revenue. Hearst's [Full Story…]

Hearst Makes Kindle Fire Editions of Mags Shoppable

Hearst Makes Kindle Fire Editions of Mags Shoppable

Hearst Magazines will make its Kindle Fire publications shoppable by linking products to Amazon. Hearst did not disclose what percentage it would receive from the sales, but John Loughlin, general manager at Hearst Magazines, said to Adweek that the click through rate is high and most of the [Full Story…]

Hearst Will Have One Million Paying Digital Subscribers by 2012

Hearst Will Have One Million Paying Digital Subscribers by 2012

According to paidContent, Hearst has indicated that it will soon be reaching one million paying subscribers to its digital editions by 2012 -- potentially the result of the tablet explosion. David Carey, Hearst's president, suggested the prediction during the Reuters Global Media Summit earlier this [Full Story…]

Hearst Fosters Image as Tech Incubator by Selling Stake in LMK

Hearst Fosters Image as Tech Incubator by Selling Stake in LMK

Hearst’s sale of a majority stake in its niche entertainment topics site/app collection LMK to digital holding company BlackOcean emphasizes the ways that Hearst, and other major publishers, are becoming incubators of startups that can then be sold, according to paidContent. Publishers will [Full Story…]

Hearst Says it Has 300K Paid Digital Downloads per Month

Hearst Says it Has 300K Paid Digital Downloads per Month

NY-based magazine publisher Hearst says it now has more than 300,000 paid digital downloads each month, spread out among sales from Apple's App Store, Barnes & Noble's Nook and the Zinio digital reader platform. According to Peter Kafka in All Things D, the company is set to begin selling [Full Story…]

Will Tablets Become Profitable for NY Magazine Publishers?

Will Tablets Become Profitable for NY Magazine Publishers?

NY magazine publishers have been betting heavily on the tablet platform, aggressively pushing the highly modern digital medium. Hearst and Conde Nast had struck deals similar to GQ and Vanity Fair with Apple, allowing customers to subscribe through the iTunes store. Shortly after, Time announced [Full Story…]

Major Magazine Publishers’ Apps: Do They Bring In Profits?

Major Magazine Publishers' Apps: Do They Bring In Profits?

Apple has recently changed its terms, allowing magazine publishers to experiment with in-app subscription pricing, but publishers are still get getting criticized for their apps for not being social enough and being overpriced. Hence, paidContent recently begged the question  "So what do the big [Full Story…]

iCrossing Moves Into Branded Content

iCrossing Moves Into Branded Content

One year after publishing giant Hearst bought iCrossing, the company is launched a content unit aimed at producing blogs, interviews, tips, videos and infographics for brands. The new unit will be called Live Media Studio and will aim to help brands become publishers. The move is a significant [Full Story…]

Semantic Web Coming to Hearst This Summer

Semantic Web Coming to Hearst This Summer

A new industry initiative, led by The New York Times and the Associated Press, to bring the semantic web into the newsroom will be introduced at Hearst this summer. The initiative involves surfacing deep data around news content, including video, and according to CTO of Hearst Interactive, Michael [Full Story…]

Next Issue Media Releases App Editions For Seven Magazines

Next Issue Media Releases App Editions For Seven Magazines

Next Issue Media, a consortium of five major NY publishers including Time Inc., Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith and News Corp., has released app editions of seven major magazines that, according to AdAge, is the "first visible step toward the digital storefront for print that it was formed to deliver". [Full Story…]

Media Decoder Examines Magazine Industry’s Sudden Embrace of the iPad

Media Decoder Examines Magazine Industry's Sudden Embrace of the iPad

A post on Media Decoder blog points out that while there has been a slew of deals recently between Apple and the big three NY magazine publishers Condé Nast, Time Inc. and Hearst (namely given their initial reticence to work with the iPad), the bigger questions is what these publishers are now [Full Story…]

Hearst and Apple Reach iPad Subscription Deal

Hearst and Apple Reach iPad Subscription Deal

According to The Wall Street Journal, Hearst has announced that it has agreed to sell subscriptions for a range of its magazines on the iPad via iTunes. Starting with the July issues, apps for the NY-based publisher's Esquire, Popular Mechanics and O, The Oprah Magazine, will be offering in-app [Full Story…]