This week Future Publishing, publisher of Total Film and Future Music, reported that it has made £5 million from sales of digital magazines via Newsstand, Apple’s app retail portal which launched last October.
Future was also named Digital Publisher of the Year for consumer media at Wednesday’s PPA digital awards, where Dennis Publishing’s The Week was named Digital Edition of the Year.
And also this week Conde Nast announced that it has sold half a million apps of Wired Magazine, Vanity Fair and GQ combined since the launch of Newsstand.
In this podcast Sarah Marshall, Journalism.co.uk’s technology editor speaks to:
- Mike Goldsmith, editor-in-chief, digital editions, Future Publishing
- Alex Watson, head of app development, Dennis Publishing
- Albert Read, deputy managing director, Conde Nast
They share success stories, including insight into the type of apps that Apple selects for the ‘featured story’ carousel, which can dramatically increase sales.
The podcast updates one from last November, a month after the launch of Apple’s Newsstand. Hear: How Apple’s Newsstand is revolutionising the publishing industry.
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Tags: albert read, alex watson, app for journalists, Conde Nast, Dennis Publishing, Future Publishing, mike goldsmith, newsstand, The Week
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