Magazine publishing

How to communicate with advertisers effectively

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Ongoing communication is important There are various ways to communicate with companies you want to advertise in your publication, both those who may in the future and current ones. They expect a good return on investment for their ads and it’s your job to entice them with your readership, encourage them to stay, and show…

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Communicating with authors and subjects of stories

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As an editor, I want an article that goes into a magazine or on a website to reach the reader, so the reader is always my first consideration when I am editing. Is the message clear? Is the content compelling? Will the content have an impact on the life of the reader? The relationship with…

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Inform and Do No Harm: Combating Fake News

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As Christian journalists, we should take pride in the accuracy and truthfulness of our work, but doubly so. Not only is your credibility at risk, but your testimony. The rampant invasion of fake news makes it imperative that we focus on fact-checking to produce a true and excellent product. Fake news aims to confuse the…

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All the publishing resources you may have missed in 2019

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We’ve rounded up all the resources you might have missed! Here are our best on-demand workshops and e-books of 2019: [e-book] Developing writers [workshop] Axis: The one conversation model [e-book] How to design a powerful cover [workshop] Tell it online: Create interactive and engaging online media [e-book] Editorial management [workshop] Worldwide trends in magazine publishing…

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Reading Backwards

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As you edit a magazine, often you start at the beginning of the magazine and work forward, through the content to the end. This is a normal process for editing. However, after multiple cycles of editing, if you always start with the first article, then your attention to detail may decrease as you get to…

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New “Introduction to Magazine Publishing” book

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The how-to book of magazine publishing The wisdom and experience of 11 Christian publishing professionals shines through the pages of this practical how-to book of magazine publishing. In the 212 information-packed pages of the Introduction to Magazine Publishing, you’ll find an overview of everything you need to know to publish a successful Christian magazine. Whether…

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The Importance of Subscriber Profiles

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Magazines often survey their readers in order to create a subscriber profile, which they provide to prospective advertisers. The vital information may be presented to advertisers in a variety of forms. The subscriber profile differs from the profile of the target reader. Rather than describing the ideal reader in great detail so that the magazine…

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Would you like to have a FREE listing in the Christian Magazine Directory?

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Get your magazine listed with hundreds of others from around the world in our directory We are passionate about helping Christian magazine publishers succeed, and we love hearing about magazines we haven’t met yet. Please introduce yourself and we’ll add information about your magazine to our online directory. Not only does it help us learn…

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We want to hear your story

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Has God given you a vision for magazine publishing? Over the years we have shared the stories of people through whom God has worked in their magazine publishing ministry. Their experience, their magazine, and their challenges are all different, but the call from God is the same. We want to hear your story. Have you…

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Generating Article Ideas: The Funnel Approach

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Where do great ideas for your magazine, blog, or website come from? Everywhere! As you plan content, you want to listen widely to gather more ideas than you need. The top of a funnel is very wide, it captures everything that flows from above. Just like a funnel, you want to collect many ideas for…

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