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Ever since we released the design editor and templates in Flipsnack, we got requests for this feature. Today we made it happen: you can design publications in Flipsnack and download them on your computer as PDF files. Continue reading

interactive magazines

The biggest publishers on the market have the best looking magazines. Apart from the exceptional design and great content, there’s one other thing that makes them stand out: interactivity. If you take a look at their printed magazines and compare them to the online version, you’ll notice that you always get more on your computer than on paper. Continue reading


The battle between print and digital has been going on for some time and while we still think it’s far from being over, the statistics are pointing out some interesting aspects, scoring points on both scoreboards. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most important battlefields and see the evolution of both print magazines and digital magazines.  Continue reading

marketing stats magazines

Do you know where the digital magazine industry is moving or why?

You need to know where it is going, how things are evolving and what others say about it, so you can create a better strategy for your company.

Without any concrete evidence you don’t know which way to go, or what is the best digital publishing platform. This is why I selected 11 stats about digital magazines and what marketers should know about them. Continue reading

25 publishers to follow on instagram

Instagram is where we expect to see awesome imagery, and these 25 magazine and book publishers sure don’t disappoint. They have succeeded in visual marketing, as we can see from their profiles and the large number of followers. They use different strategies and image styles, but a little variety is always inspiring.

So check them out, find out why they are worth a follow and feast your eyes! Continue reading

You know what they say about food: you are what you eat. But we can to take it a step further and say that you are what you read. We can tell you a little bit about what you are like based on your preference for a certain digital magazine.

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The usage of magazines in marketing is not something unheard-of, but it’s not common practice either. Yes, catalogs are highly used in online and offline marketing. Some people call them “magazines” but they are not magazines in the strictest sense of the word. A magazine is richer in content – usually a mix of information, entertainment and advertising.

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A layout is how the content is placed and structured in design. Layouts are important because they help users find the information that they are looking for.

Interior design magazines have a specific style for layouts which are created specifically to highlight the amazing interiors.

The great news is that you can get as creative as you want when making this sort of magazines. Here you can find 5 creative layouts which will inspire your work.

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Kinfolk is an independent magazine that became a huge worldwide phenomenon. This genre of publication is for people who enjoy dinners with friends and garden parties. It’s for those who love their community and simplicity. Learn how to design a magazine like Kinfolk starting from our free template.

There are some specific principles that make this genre one of a kind. Kinfolk sticks to the rules of a basic magazine, but the layout style, the photography colors and how the text is placed make all the difference. Here are some ideas on how to design a magazine like Kinfolk, and you can even start from our free template.

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Are you interested in creating a new and original magazine? It’s a great idea to look at vintage books and publications that represent different styles from the history of graphic design. Let yourself be fascinated by retro design and be inspired to create something different and unique.

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We proudly present you the 1st edition of the Flipsnack Lifestyle Magazine.

It’s that time of the year when we give another try to the resolutions and plans we made for the new year: eat healthier, exercise more, travel or clean the house more often. Making the to-do list is the easy part. The hard part comes when we try to turn our plans into actions. Continue reading


Fashion magazines are the most popular publications, everyone loves them. Have you ever thought that you should create one but you didn’t know how? Here are 10 steps you have to follow when you start designing a fashion magazine.

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One of our designers, Patricia has recently worked on a graphic design magazine. We are thrilled about the result and we hope you’ll enjoy it as much as we do.

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Why add videos in magazines?

Here’s a list of reasons why you should add videos in your online magazines:

  • Videos educate. They help people understand and remember things better.
  • Videos are appealing. They entertain and inspire.
  • They provide context, having the power to show loads of information about people, places and products in just a minute.
  • They help you sell: 96% of consumers find videos helpful when making purchase decisions online. (Retail Touchpoints) Continue reading


Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and G+ should be dear to anybody who has an online business. They can make your content go viral, reach new potential customers and help you sell more, and they don’t cost you anything, other than time. They are powerful marketing tools that shouldn’t be ignored. Continue reading