The Rise of the Online Magazine

There has been an explosion of reading matter in various forms over the last couple of decades. The internet has billions of websites, full of news, stories, fiction and information on every topic under the sun, and despite printed books and magazines facing the challenge of e-readers and smart devices, they continue to thrive and serve an expanding market. Newspapers may have seen a decline in print circulation, but this is largely due to the content they print – breaking news is far more easily accessible online and is continuously updated, whereas papers are out of date the minute they have been printed. The printed word in all its modern formats has never been more popular, but what can an electronic magazine offer that a printed version can’t?

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What they have in common
Online magazines are usually a PDF or similar version of the printed magazine, so reading it online will only differ by the format that you are using to access the content. Therefore, it’s more a case of choosing which format you prefer; the simplicity of the printed page or the convenience of the online version. Read More