New York, New York – It has been a festive week at the Magzter headquarters in New York with the newsstand celebrating 3 years as the world’s largest and fastest growing multi-platform global digital newsstand. While this is no easy feat that Magzter has accomplished; the credit lies in it staying committed as a champion of the Go Green movement, helping publishers everywhere in the world turn digital with its proprietary one-click publishing system- The Orey Click Publishing(R) System.
By keeping its mission simple and achievable, and pursuing it with passion and dedication, Magzter has won the support and trust of over 1500 publishers from over 50 countries.
The last year saw Magzter accomplish some incredible milestones including:
1. Addition of books to the newsstand
2. Initiating the Magzter Digital Library Program with leading libraries in the US and UK
3. Signing up with leading in-flight entertainment providers
4. Recognition in Forbes, Fortune and Entrepreneur magazine, among others and
5. An award from TiE.
The Magzter mantra of one touch to an unparalleled reading experience and a greener tomorrow echoes loud on the eve of their 3rd anniversary. With a commendable growth rate; in publishers, consumers and supporters, the New York based digital newsstand has proved that digital publishing is the today and tomorrow for the exchange, delivery and monetization of content globally.
Currently with more than 20 million downloads and more than 750,000 Facebook fans, Magzter is truly the face of the future of digital publishing. The goal of Magzter is the coming year is to reach 50 million downloads and to get more than 10,000 magazines and a few million books on board from more publishers and countries than ever before.
For its 3rd Anniversary, Magzter is celebrating with a Grand Anniversary Sale where users can get up to 90% off on the digital subscription prices for an astounding selection of top global magazines.
Magzter’s success in just 3 short years can be attributed to the rapport and the fact that small, medium and large publishers can get the best technology to work for them at no cost to them!
Publishers looking to increase magazine and book revenues, global reach and branding rely on Magzter to act as an effective distribution channel by getting their publications into the palms of potential buyers without the hassle of printing, physical distribution and overhead costs. The low time-to-market capability it assures with the ability to gain global distribution at almost zero additional cost makes Magzter the preferred choice Everytime. The Magzter platform also provides publishers with real-time sales reports so they can track their progress and success and also add on to their circulation numbers in order to earn more from advertisers.
“I’d like to first say a huge thank you to our users, publishers, team, families, investors and everyone who made the journey here possible! We are thrilled, humbled and ecstatic to be celebrating 3 years of Magzter. It is super exciting to have successfully completed 3 years, crossing 20 million downloads, connecting with publishers from more than 50 countries and with subscribers from over 160 countries; we are still in YEAR ZERO of digital publishing and have a long way to go to really extract the full potential of the global market” said Girish Ramdas, Co-founder & CEO, Magzter Inc.
” We are humbled by the success that Magzter has notched up in the last three years. While Digital publishing as a whole has received a thumbs up from subscribers across the world, it is important to focus on improvements constantly to remain relevant and stay ahead of the curve. We have set our focus on becoming the number one reading destination in the world and to achieve this goal we will leave no stone unturned in terms of sprucing up our technology or effort. From this milestone of the third year we will launch ourselves with renewed vim and vigour and continue to add some more marquee names in the business of publishing for our subscribers.” said Vijay Radhakrishnan, co-founder and President.
“Having our portfolio of magazines represented on Magzter has proven to be effective and we are in the process of bringing our partnership to the next level over the coming months. Our Investment in Magzter has provided SPH the opportunity to offer our content through yet another innovative platform.” said Low Huan Ping, Executive Vice-President, IT&Production, SPH.
Talking on the occasion, the initial investors in Magzter, C. R. Venkatesh and Gautam Ramdas were also quite ecstatic about the progress made at Magzter and believe that Magzter will continue to dominate the global digital publishing business in the years to come.
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Pricing and Availability:
Magzter – Magazine & Book Store 3.1.3 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the News category.
Magzter Inc. is the world’s largest and fastest growing self-service, cross-platform digital magazine store and newsstand with over 19 million digital consumers, more than 3500 magazines, 1000s of books and comic titles from over 1000 publishers. Headquartered in New York, Magzter has its local offices in London, Paris, Barcelona, Munich, Amsterdam, Cape Town, Chennai and Singapore and will soon be expanding to other countires. Founded by global entrepreneurs, Girish Ramdas and Vijayakumar Radhakrishnan in June 2011, Magzter enables magazine publishers around the world to create and deliver digital editions of their titles to global consumers. Powered by its proprietary OREY Click Publishing System(R), Magzter also enables their customers to publish interactive/audio-visual content in the magazine as it supports HTML 5. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2014 Magzter Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.