April 7, 2010 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Los Angeles, CA - The launch of Apple's iPad marks the arrival of the perfect device for reading digital magazines. With hundreds of thousands of units selling, and over a million apps purchased the first day alone, the iPad is shaping up to be the "game-changer" that Apple CEO, Steve Jobs, promised.
PixelMags is quickly establishing its position as the premier magazine publishing platform for iPad. Sixteen PixelMags titles gained spots on iTunes' Top Paid Book List this weekend. PixelMags iPad library accounts for more than 35% of paid book apps developed for iPad and currently features thirty-six titles, with more releasing from Apple daily.
Readers are enjoying their favorite titles via branded apps that deliver new issues, back issues and subscriptions on iPad. Top in new app purchases are subscriptions. Readers are committing to a year subscription for iPad and iPhone magazines with their first purchase. Since iPad Apps going live on Saturday afternoon, PixelMags reports 1.2 Million page turns. Newly released Dwell Magazine garnered the #7 spot in Top Paid Books. MacUser, Digital Photographer, Advanced Photoshop, and Web Designer all appear in the top 25.
PixelMags CEO and Cofounder Mark Stubbs calls apps for iPad, "The new web browser, a targeted way to consume information." Bringing this platform to the iPad is the PixelMags vision brought to reality.
COO and Cofounder Ryan Marquis on the PixelMags platform: "A realistic digital magazine reproduction, combined with user-friendly features like bookmarking, search options, virtual library, headline alerts, in-app purchasing, social network sharing, and endless interactive contents, is the product that millions of magazine readers were waiting for".
As an authorized Apple developer for the iPhone and iPad, PixelMags' goal is to provide the most realistic digital reading experience available. For more than a decade, the founders of PixelMags have been innovators in digital marketing and technology, gaining a true understanding of the digital world and what it can offer. The PixelMags team has focused their experience and expertise to create a high-quality user-friendly technological platform for magazine and catalog delivery. The PixelMags platform can be customized further to suit specific target markets and business models. Additional features include RSS and Twitter feeds, and custom interactive advertising. For more information on PixelMags, please visit them online. Copyright 2010 PixelMags. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Inc. in the U.S. and/ or other countries.