Surge of New Titles and Partnerships in Past 90 Days Drives Significant Growth for Zinio
SURGE OF NEW TITLES AND PARTNERSHIPS IN PAST 90 DAYS DRIVES SIGNIFICANT GROWTH FOR ZINIO
SAN FRANCISCO -- October 7, 2009
-- Global Interest Accelerates Company’s Mission to Revolutionize Reading --
– Zinio, the world’s leader in digital-content design and distribution, today unveiled highlights from its recent content-acquisition and distribution efforts. In the past 90 days alone, Zinio has added 1,023 new digital magazine and book titles and introduced three distribution partnerships. Zinio continues to pioneer the industry and, during the same period, has delivered over 7 million digital magazines and books directly to screens, reaching every corner of the world.
hosts and promotes the largest collection of top consumer magazines and books, selling content in 15 local languages and multiple currencies in most countries worldwide. From July through September 2009, additions included respected consumer brands such as Martha Stewart Living
(US), Rolling Stone
(US), Us Weekly
(UK), Madame Figaro
(FR), Moto Verte
(FR), Vogue Paris
(RU), Harper’s Bazaar
(RU), Men’s Health
(RU) and Popular Mechanics
(RU). Also recently, Zinio launched a number of distribution partnerships, including international ones in Russia, New Zealand and Canada. In association with the Canadian magazine industry, Magazines Canada and Zinio have introduced a bilingual digital newsstand at magazinescanada.zinio.com
, which features premier Canadian magazines.
“We’re very excited to partner with Zinio to offer Canadian print magazines, not only within Canada, but globally using a convenient and economical digital channel,” said Laurie Alpern, Magazines Canada’s Director of Communications. “The power of high-quality content has never been more important, and now by offering digital magazines, Magazines Canada and its members are ensuring that their favourite titles are available to a wider audience, to be enjoyed wherever and whenever their readers desire.”
“Zinio’s rapidly expanding global network offers the world’s leading publishers the opportunity to design, sell and deliver engaging, dynamic digital content for a fraction of printing and postage costs,” said Rich Maggiotto, President & CEO, Zinio. “This combination provides publishers and their advertisers the ability to engage readers and monetize content in new and innovative ways. Readers experience the content they love without limits. The past three months brought a heightened level of interest in all things digital for publishers.”
Citing a recent study conducted by the Harrison Group, Zinio notes that over 46% of American adults who previously read content (magazines and books) in print only, now are reading it digitally. With this sharp increase in digital consumption, Zinio’s upcoming plans include a series of technological advancements that will continue to improve and empower the digital-reading experience.
Zinio is revolutionizing reading. Through digital products and services, the Company creates better ways for people to discover published content, get more of it and do more with it. Zinio works closely with publishers worldwide to reinvent reading. For consumers, Zinio enables the ability to shop for, search inside, read, share and save digital content in new ways and on many devices. With over 50,000 digital magazines and books, and e-stores localized in 15 languages, zinio.com
is the largest online newsstand in the world. Founded in 2001 and privately held, Zinio is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in New York, London, Paris, Barcelona and Taipei.
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