Digital Distribution Solutions
Are you prepared to optimize your customer’s journey across multiple channels in order to monetize content and maximize subscription revenues? When looking for digital distribution solutions, publishers need a one-stop shop that enables them to easily distribute content across the web, iOS, Google Play and more.
In this checklist, we’ve shared all of the features you’ll want to look for in your next digital distribution solution, from using a modern production house to streamlining processes with automation.
Why Going Digital Makes Dollars and Sense
In this new reality in which readers are moving to digital, publishers looking to succeed are faced with the difficult task of bridging the gap between print and a complex digital ecosystem. Additionally, they must determine which distribution channels are best for business.
How can you stay on top of the latest digital formats and global distribution channels in order to remain competitive?
Aller Media is the leading publisher of magazines and newspapers in the Nordic region.Their old newsstand, branded Pling, was tablet-only and had very limited features, with no support for in-app purchases or smartphone optimized reading. The Naviga Commerce white-label newsstand provided Pling with a multi-platform newsstand for iOS, Android and web.
Sanoma Media Netherlands is the largest media company in the Netherlands, part of Sanoma Group. Sanoma needed to turn around their app experience, which only existed for iOS, had limited functionality and was unstable. Naviga Commerce White-label newsstands provided Sanoma with multi-publication apps for iOS and Android, along with a Web-reader for a consistent reading experience and new advanced features.
With a vast portfolio of brands, Bonnier Corp. required significant internal resources to produce and maintain magazine apps for each of its publications. Recognizing this, the company sought a solution to streamline production and app development to alleviate internal resource needs. Bonnier Corp. turned to Naviga to manage its digital production, power its iOS and Android apps and manage the resource intensive process of improving and updating apps across multiple brands.
Hoffman Media began as a small, special-interest publishing company in 1983 and has since grown to become a leader in the cooking and entertaining markets. Today, the company publishes eleven magazines, reaching over seven-million readers. Hoffman Media has a commitment to excellence in every page of their magazines. By partnering with Naviga, Hoffman Media ensured that commitment carried over to the mobile experience, increasing revenue and exposure in the process.
NCS Content: The Consolidation of Print and Digital with ZINIO
In order to find a solution, ZINIO worked with NCS Content to establish a new and quicker way of outputting the content from the Naviga NCS Content system to ZINIO. Robert Underwood, Director of Digital Solutions, provides an inside look at this process in this webinar.
Live Newsfeed Apps
This easy-to-manage and highly scalable platform enables media companies to deliver real-time curated content through native apps, creating new revenue opportunities through mobile advertising and paywalls. With features such as targeted push notifications and automated weather alerts, it’s easy to build audiences and keep them engaged.
Feed Based Apps for Publishers
As of today, we can now build and maintain, real-time feed based mobile apps with curated content for publishing and media companies! For those of you that know us, we have historically offered storefront type applications for iOS and Google Play. ZINIO offers an easy-to-manage and highly scalable platform that enables media companies to quickly deliver content on mobile devices through native apps, generating revenue through mobile advertising and paywall services.