Jo Swan casts a critical eye over the newly-overhauled Metro app.
One of the UK’s most circulated newspapers, The Metro, have recently undertaken an app upgrade to support its morning and evening editions. How does the new app measure up, and does the translation from print to digital work in its enhanced format?
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) have recently overhauled their membership app, offering a richer reading experience for its members.
The app is now a hub for CILIP content, from local libary news to its monthly membership magazine, CILIP Update.
This year has brought monumental changes to the magazine and digital publishing industry, and we often work with publishers who are facing a variety of challenges.
Each publisher is different, but there are some issues that are facing almost all publishers. From a digital perspective, the following three points encapsulate the critical challenges facing magazine and digital publishing today:
The digital world can be tough. Terms come and go at such a pace, and before you know it, everyone's chattering about HTML and mobile-first strategies without having ever stopped to explain what they mean.
We here at Page Lizard are just as guilty of this, and we're aware that people can sometimes be a little embarrassed to stop us and ask about the basics.
Working in an ever-changing digital landscape means that ideas and concepts can often be short-lived. So how do you keep up with the trends and stay innovative? Here are some examples of how some publishers and tech companies are trying to stop employees from becoming complacent.
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