How to Optimize the Distribution of Your Digital Magazine

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Making the most of magazine or e-book circulation and distribution begins with understanding what you want from your digital content and understanding the process of e-content circulation.

Firstly, it is important to understand the type of publication, your target group and how much money you have to spend.

2011 was the year of rising varied number of e-reader devices, with the introduction of the iPad, came the Galaxy, Xoom, Touch Pad and Play Book. This allows magazines and other digital content to be viewed in design rich format with interactivity and thereby bringing your digital content to life. These devices have created a new era for interactivity and to create innovative publications with promising new revenue opportunities.

According to the latest numbers from Book Stats, a joint report from the Association of American Publishers and the Book Industry Study Group states “More than 85% of books sales are online, mostly at Amazon.”. Therefore it is vital for publishers to grab this opportunity and make full use of it.

A new partnership announced in July 26, 2012 by FastPencil and Barnes & Noble will give the self-publishing platforms to authors thereby providing them with additional opportunities in marketing their publication and to sell via the Barnes & Nobles channels.

As mentioned in this Article, we learn of ‘Bookrix’ is another self-publishing platform  company that will no longer charge for their eBook-distribution-services, thereby allowing authors to publish eBooks for free via BookRix and distribute them to all major eBook stores such as Amazon, Apple iBookstores, Thalia, Kobo, Barnes & Noble etc.

BookRix allows authors to distribute their eBooks to dozens of eBook-stores through a single provider which is responsible for eBook delivery and account management. Launched as a small start-up company in May 2008, BookRix has become one of the largest international book communities.

BookRix connects eBook distribution with Social Media on a single platform that houses over 500k members. Writers can distribute their work on BookRix, while taking advantage of their built in online community of readers. Through this, it provides an opportunity for authors the unique ability to market their work and engage potential fans within the Bookrix community.

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