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How to create a stunning online magazine? Design tips from PressPad Digital Publishing for every magazine designer

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Your app is your brand on App Store – if you are about to publish your digital magazine on mobile devices, get this presentation to find out how to prepare a good looking digital magazine design, recommendable content which is read with pleasure and which works on Apple mobile devices with iOS and Android controlled tablets and smartphones.

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How to create a stunning online magazine? Design tips from PressPad Digital Publishing for every magazine designer

  1. 1. PressPad Digital Magazine Design
  2. 2. Tableofcontents 1. Cover 2. Layout 3. Typography 4. Interactivity 5. High-quality PDF 6. Sales in the App Store 7. Case Study
  3. 3. If you want to design stunning digital edition of your magazine, stick to the following rules
  4. 4. What will happen, when you move the print cover to the digital screen without any changes? ?
  5. 5. How to avoid this?
  6. 6. What does this look like in practice?
  7. 7. One of The New Yorker’s digital covers
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  9. 9. The main rule is legibility.
  10. 10. Plan the body copy of an article:
  11. 11. Use grid system: ● ● ●
  12. 12. Thanks to grid system you can:
  13. 13. How to optimize grids for mobile magazine design? ?
  14. 14. What about ready to use mobile magazine templates?
  15. 15. Why typography matters?
  16. 16. A B C D E F A B C D E F
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  20. 20. HINT!
  21. 21. VIDEOS ● ● ●
  22. 22. ● ● ● In-magazine video should:
  23. 23. HINT!
  24. 24. To meet readers’ expectations you can add:
  25. 25. Respect a few rules while exporting your digital magazine design to a PDF file. www.presspadapp.com
  26. 26. Don’t flatten text. Optimize the PDF file in terms of size (not to exceed 50MB): ● ● Embed fonts in PDF files.
  27. 27. There are a few factors stimulating sales of digital magazines on online stores
  28. 28. ● Ability to subscribe to a magazine. ● Competitive pricing model for a subscription. ● Magazine preview option. ● Free sample of a magazine in the abridged ‘preview’ version. ● Possibility of selling previous issues. ● Cover/logo encouraging to purchase. ● Offering mobile editions on publisher’s website, blog or any other pages.
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  30. 30. Digital magazine design isn’t set in stone. readers’ satisfaction DESIGN TEST CHANGE
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  32. 32. How did they achieve it?
  33. 33. You’ve got almost to the end of this presentation. Are you still there? Hope, you enjoyed it.
  34. 34. If you have specific needs related to your digital magazine contact us for the further consultation. @presspadapp www.presspadapp.com +1 888 712 0331

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