Starting a magazine is a great idea if one has content they would like to share with their readers. Even though print is still in use, one can not dismiss the fact that changing times have made using online platforms a great way to reach out to readers. The digital publisher you will use is a consideration you need to make before you put your magazine online.
By now you know that putting a PDF file online is not the way to go. The reason for this is the fact that these files usually look like a printed page and one as to keep zooming in or out to read them. You need to ensure that the digital platform you use has the ability to adapt to the screen size of the gadgets of your readers. You can be assured that there will be no issues as to how the content is arranged on the digital publishing platform.
People used to access content online on laptops or computers not too long ago. With the changing times and advancement in technology, it is now possible to access this online content using a mobile phone. You need to ensure that the online publisher you choose is able to turn your magazine into native IOS or Android apps that can be accessed by mobile phone users. This way more people will be able to access your magazine.
The different platforms available have different requirements for one to use their services. As this will affect how much you earn from your magazine, it is important for you to know what these requirements are. There are two main ways the platform will charge your for their services. The first is a flat fee charged per month. This means you get to pay a subscription fee and this will be inclusive of all the services rendered, although you may have to pay a higher fee at the beginning. Some other platforms also use a revenue sharing model. This may look as a good idea as there is no upfront payment at the beginning but it is often expensive in the long run.
You also need to consider whether you want help to design your publication. If you like running things on your own; it would be best of your got a platform that gives you the liberty to do so. In order to do this, you need to pick a user-friendly platform. If you are starting from scratch, however, you can always ask if the platform you are using has an editor that can help out with everything.