Professional photographer and magazine publisher, Cory Ann Ellis talks about self-publishing and finding the right people to partner with so you can do what you do best.
We’re quite fond of photos and videos much like the online community on Pinterest. It’s no wonder that we heart the pinboard-style visual sharing site (we made our own Pinterest account too!) and are always inspired by what people are pinning. Here are a few tips we’ve found to be helpful on how to use the visual platform to market your publication and engage with your readers.
We made a few updates to the MagCloud iPad application in 2012, including support for hyperlinks and the ability to share publications with friends via Facebook, Twitter or Email from inside the app. Check out our new video to see the features of the updated app in action.
Toronto-based graphic designer Alyssa Yuhas specializes in branding and online design for a variety of clients across North America. But she’s never forgotten her longtime love for print magazines and the thought of working for one. When she discovered MagCloud, she realized right away that she could publish a magazine of her own. So in […]
Today we are excited to announce a new web-based viewer that enables publishers to bring stunning versions of their publications to life in any modern web browser on both desktop and mobile computers.
Now publishers can upload a single PDF file and immediately distribute as a free or paid digital publication, in print, in a web browser, via the MagCloud iPad app or as a PDF download.
July’s MagCloud giveaway was a big success! We asked you how you would use our new large format products, and we got some really inventive answers. From making big birthday cards, to portfolios of nature photography, to calendar creations, and beyond – it’s clear you guys are a creative bunch!
MagCloud is going big and bold this summer with our new large formats! The new Tabloid, Poster, Large Square, and Standard Landscape formats are perfect for those big, beautiful four-color marketing pieces you’ve always wanted. Whether it’s preparing for a new photography exhibit, making posters for your small business’s summer sale, or super-sizing your festival or fundraiser flyers, we want to know – how will you use MagCloud’s new large format products?
As we continue to add new product sizes to the MagCloud service, we’ve made it easier to find the requirements for the product you want to create with our Getting Started page. This new page in the Create section on the MagCloud site lets you select the product, trim size, and binding type for the publication you want to create, and then provides you with the appropriate PDF specifications and information to help you start creating your PDF.
Last month we asked what your favorite design tool is for creating a stellar publication. Judging by your answers, it looks like each of you has found your go-to tool to get the job done! From InDesign to Microsoft Publisher to Photoshop and beyond—we loved hearing all of your answers.
The ‘Create’ tab on MagCloud.com is your one stop shop for getting started designing and publishing your next publication. Speaking of design, from trim and bleeds to color selection and typeface dos and don’ts – we know design can be quite complex. To make things easier for you, we’ve pulled together some ideas that can help you deal with some of these challenging design elements. Keeping with the design theme, this month we want to know: What’s your go-to design tool for creating a stellar publication?