AARP's print publication Bulletin has seen direct response advertising rates grow despite the downturn.
Nancy Weber had a clear goal when she signed on as CMO of Meredith Corporation in July 2005: define and put a face to the media conglomerate's then audience of 75 million.
Meredith Kopit Levien has been promoted to chief revenue officer at Forbes Media, said Mike Perlis, president and CEO of Forbes Media. Mark Howard has also been promoted to SVP of digital advertising strategy.
Digitas CEO Laura Lang has been named CEO of publishing company Time Inc. Lang will replace Jack Griffin who was fired in February, six months after being named to the position. She will report directly to Time Warner Inc. CEO Jeff Bewkes.
The auto industry and magazine publishers have more in common than one might think - both "were dragged kicking and screaming into the twenty-first century," Jean Jennings, president and editor-in-chief of Source Interlink Media's Automobile Magazine, told attendees of the 2011 American Magazine Conference on Oct. 4 in New York.
Forbes Media will replace Jorge Consuegra as CMO with Jack Laschever, a former group publisher at the company, Direct Marketing News learned September 9. Consuegra was named Forbes' first CMO in January.
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.
Valpak has launched two direct campaigns using augmented reality, including an effort with The Martha Stewart Show to build the two companies' databases.
Direct mail product manufacturer Worldcolor will cut about 200 positions by the end of March in an effort to consolidate its Toronto-area magazine, catalog and in-line direct mail operations into one facility.
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What's in our mailbox this month: fitness postcards from Retro Fitness, American Woman Fitness Centers, Union's United Taekwondo Academy, and Bally Total Fitness. (We're totally pumped.)
Social data can improve a brand's bottom line and customer relationships. Just ask brands Infiniti and Diamond Nexus.
Here are three must-have data sets that every marketer should include in his or her email strategy.