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  • 25 Aug 2017


    NEED TO DELIVER MORE EFFECTIVE MARKETING SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR ADVERTISERS? WANT TO EXPLOIT THE RICH ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED BY MAGAZINE BRANDS TO INCREASE REVENUE FOR YOUR BRAND? Sue Todd, CEO, MAGNETIC, made a presentation to Magazines Ireland members in May 2017 Magnetic research shows how magazine media is the most effective way for brands to […]

  • 25 Aug 2017

    Connacht Gold Case Study

    IT’S CONNACHT GOLD!  THE RESULTS ARE IN DAMIAN PENCO, Managing Parter, BLOOM Advertising and DAVE HARLAND CEO Omnicom Media Group presented the case study on the Connacht Gold media campaign which ran in Magazines Ireland members’ media brands and on TV in 2016. The results showed the power of magazine brands to deliver engaged audiences […]

  • 02 Jun 2017

    Print for profit – Digital for growth

    Magazines Ireland 31 May 2017 Most publishers still make most of their revenue from their printed products yet need to experiment with digital to find a winning formula for the future. Mobile content consumption has exploded in the last couple of years and up to 90% of all mobile time is spent in apps. It’s […]

  • 18 Apr 2017

    CityPOST – The Low Cost Postal Provider

    CityPOST are specialists in delivering special interest publications, and magazines. Whether it’s a subscription magazine, an industry journal, or corporate press items, we can affect a reduction in your national and international distribution costs. The price advantage can be used to boost other activities in your organisation. Services to the magazine industry include:  Items […]

  • 15 Feb 2017

    FIPP – The Ad Market Predictions for 2017

    Here’s some good stuff from our colleagues in FIPP. Jon Watkins wades through the predictions for the advertising market in 2017 to identify some trends that could have a major impact on publishers over the next 12 months and beyond. Among all the advertising-trends stats and predictions for 2017, one theme in particular is constant: that […]

  • 15 Feb 2017

    Audience Engagement Trends in 2017

    Source: FIPP January 2017                   Trends such as these will be discussed in more detail at the 41st FIPP World Congress, taking place from 9-11 October 2017 in London.Visit As social channels continue their meteoric surge, publishers face the balancing act of growing their branded sites while using their content […]

  • 15 Feb 2017

    2017 could be the year of resurgence for magazines

    As new measurements are introduced and publishers develop innovative ways to create deeper connections with readers, magazines have a bright future. Reproduced here with thanks to Campaign, this article was authored by Sarah Hennessy, managing director at MEC. Innovation and audience-led solutions will be the key to success for magazines in 2017. While print media as a whole […]

  • 15 Feb 2017


    Without leadership, training and rewards, innovation will not happen. This chapter from the 7th annual edition of the Innovation in Magazine Media World Report looks at the culture within a company and how it is key to success. Here’s a peek at the chapter:   Innovation dies at the top. Without a leader who creates a culture that […]

  • 17 Nov 2016


    ‘The New Mainstream’ reveals six diverse audience segments that challenge the millennial stereotypes. Three in four 18-34 year-olds do not identify with the millennial label, reveals Time Inc. UK which launches a new youth panel to challenge how the audience is perceived. The insight identifies six segments in the market, their influences and how they […]

  • 16 Nov 2016

    How to distribute your content where your readers are

    FIPP Innovation in Magazine Media 2016/17 Get over it: You don’t need to won the platform where your content appears if you can spread it wider and more profitably elsewhere. With two big caveats… In exchange for high-quality content from high quality media brands, platforms like Facebook and Google must give publishers rich audience data […]

  • 26 Sep 2016

    Shutterstock offer a complete News, Sports, Entertainment and Archive solution for Magazines Ireland members

      Magazines Ireland is delighted to work with industry partners such as Shutterstock to increase the number of benefits for its membership. Shutterstock offer a complete News, Sports, Entertainment and Archive solution for Magazines Ireland members.   Shutterstock changed the face of the stock industry when they launched in 2003. Jon Oringer saw a gap in […]

  • 21 Sep 2016

    ASAI Code effective from March 2016

    The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland is the independent self-regulatory body set up and financed by the advertising industry and committed, in the public interest, to promoting the highest standards of marketing communications, that is, advertising, promotional marketing and direct marketing. Self-Regulation means the adoption by the advertising industry of standards drawn up by and […]

  • 13 Sep 2016

    The five hottest content and commerce trends right now

    Dominik Grau, chief innovation officer at Ebner Media Group explains why education, predictive content, commerce clubs, smart niches and real-time relevancy are key content trends right now. Education At the FIPP Congress last year F+W presented their content universe modelled on education and step-by-step video guides. There were similar ideas from other publishers such as Allrecipes, Hearst, […]

  • 30 Aug 2016

    The Power of Magazine Brands

    Magazine brands offer more creative opportunities to advertising agencies and clients than any other media. Click here to download a PDF version for printing

  • 12 Aug 2016

    Why native ads are now the primary display unit

    The death knell for the banner ad was rung long ago. So you might be surprised to learn that display advertising is alive and kicking. Native ads have supplanted banners as the primary display medium, and with more attention, higher clickthrough rates and lower effective costs, that’s great news for brand advertisers.   There’s a […]

  • 12 Aug 2016

    Study shows consumers “passionately interact” with magazine brands on social media

    The Magazine Media 360° Social Media Report covering the second quarter of 2016 has been released by MPA – The Association of Magazine Media. The report shows that consumers continue to passionately interact with magazine media brands on social media, reaching one billion Likes/Followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and Pinterest. The report is based […]

  • 06 Jul 2016

    How to succeed at native advertising

    “Never, ever violate your readers’ trust by publishing even a single native ad that is no more than a hard sell, or risk losing all your readers”. The editors of FIPP’s Innovation in Magazine Media 2016-2017 World Report take a look at what a publisher’s got to do to protect this exploding advertising market.   For native […]

  • 28 Jun 2016

    Proof of Performance v2: Making the case for magazine media (POP)

    POP is an essential resource for ALL publishing company staff and everyone involved in planning, buying, selling or evaluating marketing campaigns. It shows how magazine media advertising works. In particular it can be used to promote the strengths of magazines and to reach agencies and advertisers with critical information about the value of advertising in […]

  • 11 Apr 2016

    Innovation in Magazine Media 2016/17

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  • 11 Apr 2016

    World Magazine Trends 2016/17 – Magazine Media

    Click below to download the Report World Magazine Trends 2016/17

  • 10 Nov 2015
  • 10 Nov 2015

    FIPP World Congress Toronto 2015 PRESENTATIONS

    All of the FIPP Presentations can be found through this link

  • 25 Sep 2015

    Download FIPP Insight Special Report: Content Trends

    A seismic transformation in content development and publishing is taking place in the magazine and newspaper industries. Six major trends are reshaping the way content is produced and published.   Digital device usership and Internet connectivity have reached critical mass Content consumption has shifted from publisher-driven to consumer-driven Social media use and discovery of news […]

  • 20 Jul 2015

    Global Digital Revenue Trends – FIPP Insight Special Report

      Internet advertising spend is poised to unseat television adspend as the Number 1 advertising category across the world according to FIPP’s new report on Digital Revenue Trends. This momentous transition is driven by growth in PC-based internet and especially mobile internet advertising. Meanwhile, ecommerce and digital subscriptions, as well as video, programmatic and native advertising all […]

  • 13 Jul 2015
  • 10 Jul 2015

    World Media Trends – Special Report SOCIAL MEDIA

    World Media Trends FIPP World Media Trends_Special Report_Social Media Publisher content referrals from social media  are beginning to outpace search engine referrals

  • 10 Jul 2015

    FIPP World Media Trends Special Report Mobile

    FIPP Insight Special Report FIPP World Media Trends_Special Report_Mobile Mobile is the world’s fastest growing internet usage device and the fastest growing spend category The mobile internet habit is strongest in the Middle East and Northern Africa and Latin America

  • 10 Jul 2015

    FIPP World Media Trends 2015

    FIPP Insight Report – World Media Trends 2015 FIPP Insight reveals a wealth of information, data and know-how at your fingertips Trends Special Report_EMEA_2014-15

  • 07 Jul 2015


    Letter to Minister Noonan VAT BUDGET 2016 (1)

  • 01 Jul 2015

    Did You Know? 84% of People Retain Information Better When in Print…

    84% of people believe that they understand and can retain or use information much better when they read print on paper. Download and read the latest survey on consumer preferences for print media here: Brought to you by