I hope, digital publishing will kill boring ad. Let’s see screencast of smart, selling, interesting and effective product placement in digital magazines. Every designer, publisher and marketing manager has to see it.
1. Digital magazine Better Homes and Gardens will make you feel like an interior designer. My favourite feature in this magazine, really smart solution.
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How digital magazines use features of digital publishing tools to create informative and attractive for readers Editor’s Letter pages.
Think of creating a multilingual magazine? There are 4 ways to create it.
1. Create different kiosks in Newsstand for every language.
It’s not a basic feature, but I’m sure it might be very useful. I’ve found tutorials and advices how to embed twitter timeline, but they all require at least basic programming knowledge.
I’ll show how to embed twitter timeline in a digital publication without programming knowledge in 10 easy steps using Adobe DPS.
I’ll show the easiest way how to change the language of the InDesign CC interface.
I’m certain that all print designers dream to have such a powerful tool as a gallery. Galleries changed a magazine’s structure and make it possible to place more pictures and more information without overloading pages and without forcing readers to see all pictures.
Multimedia is the most powerful tool of an interactive magazine. Use video and audio to get readers’ attention and make articles more interesting.
Text frames are the base of print design; print magazine layout entirely depends on the articles’ lengths, unlike digital magazines which can create a scrollable frame and place a text of any size in a particular frame.
Scrollable frames change the process of creating magazines and their design.
Regular page numbers don’t work for a digital magazine with up and down scrolling pages and the reader cannot guess how long the article is. There are no generally accepted principles of designing page footers, although more magazines are using paginate or page numbers. It’s good form to paginate vertical pages.
How to avoid bad reader experiences and annoying your readers? Pay more attention to usability and think about Reader Experience. There are 9 things that annoy readers.