Four magazine experts discussed the battle of digital versus print, how to engage consumers across channel, and the future opportunities of online publishing. If the conversation sounds eerily familiar to the ones discussed by marketers everyday, trust me, it was.
Revenue from local online advertising will nearly double in the next four years, climbing to $42.5 billion by 2015 from $21.7 billion in 2010, according to a forecast from advisory firm BIA/Kelsey. Marketers will earn $24.9 billion in revenue from interactive local marketing this year, according to the report.
'The New York Times' revealed a more robust - but still free - iPad app over the weekend, revamping the "Editor's Choice" app it launched in April 2010 that featured a selection of the media company's top stories.
A recurring theme at the half dozen or so digital print conferences that I've attended over the past year has been the need for marketing agencies to have a greater understanding of digital print's capabilities in order for it to gain greater buy-in with marketers.
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