Don’t Miss Finding NEW Digital Revenue at the Niche Digital Conference!


Even Denver’s Big Blue Bear wants in on the 2016 Niche Digital Conference! (He must be a savvy digital publisher on the side.)

The 2016 Niche Digital Conference will be held in super-fun Denver this year!! It’s the perfect match—digital publishing revenue opportunities are exploding and so is Denver’s Downtown! In addition to uber-cool LODO, the Mile-High City boasts Union Square, Larimer Square and……don’t forget the Big Blue Bear!

And Wednesday, June 22 is our Crazy Niched-Out Discount Deadline Day!! [Read more…]

Time for a Change! National Oil & Lube News Magazine

In a world where we could just browse through websites and social media for the latest lube news, more and more print publications pop up about lube and oil change industry. National Oil and Lube News (NOLN), the fast oil change industry’s oldest and largest trade publication, is growing and continues to find better ways to connect and satisfy clients. Their monthly magazine for fast lube operators contains everything from technical tips; recall announcements and service guides, to articles on handling customer complaints, building brands and making fast lube businesses the best they can be. [Read more…]

2016 Nichee Award Winners Announced!

Nichee_Logo_ColorWe’re excited to announce the 2016 Nichee Award winners!

NICHEE Winners 2016

These twelve magazines demonstrate excellence in the niche media space and have really dialed in on their niche market. Congratulations to all our winners and a big thank you to Trend Offset Printing for sponsoring the Nichee Award bash in Austin, TX! The 2016 winners are: [Read more…]

Go Ultra Local with Texas Highways

Each month we select a fantastic niche magazine to highlight as our Niched Out Magazine of the Month. This month’s pick: Texas Highways. This regional magazine takes going local to a whole new level! Publisher Joan Henderson told us about what makes Texas Highways special: [Read more…]

Niched Out Magazine of the Month: Good Grit is the Spirit of the South

Each month we highlight a standout niche magazine. This month’s pick: Good Grit. This regional magazine not only captures the spirit of the South, it has embraced staff-driven innovation in a unique way.GGM_COVER

Alex Merrill, Good Grit‘s managing editor, had this to say about about this fantastic niche magazine:

At Good Grit, we are determined to show the world the true South- the innovative, creative, strong, always evolving, and rich culture that is rooted deep within the Southern soul and is reflected in every amazing stride that the South is taking into our future.

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Don’t Miss the 2016 Niche CEO Summit!

To succeed in the niche media world, you need to get out of your office and share ideas and strategies with other media company CEOs. The Niche CEO Summit provides niche media head honchos with just that –  a focused learning and networking opportunity for CEOs of niche media companies to network, share strategies and develop plans to take their  media companies to the next level.

50% of the sessions are peer-to-peer roundtable discussion segmented by B2B,B2C, size, and topic. The other 50% of the sessions are facilitated by our Fab 4″ keynote speakers. You can’t help but walk away with new, innovative ideas that work for YOUR media company!

We limit attendance to just 50 qualified CEOs for the best peer-to-peer learning experience. Plus, it all takes place February 22-23 at the amazing Andaz Hotel in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp District!. What’s not to love?

So join us for this totally niched-out CEO event. Our “Fab 4” media experts will cover key areas of greatest interest and concern for Niche CEOs:

1. People, Passion and Profit: Creating The Company Culture of Your Dreams

2. Custom Publishing is the Future for Niche Publishers!

3. Niche Mergers & Acquisitions: This Isn’t Your Mom’s M&A!

4. Online Conversion Magic!

5. Finally, and probably most important, you’ll get your chance to ask our Fab 4 Niche CEOs your hardest management and strategy questions during Fab 4 Reunion Q&A

Don’t miss your chance – register today and save $200 as a Super Early Bird! [Read more…]

Franchise Update Media is a Multi-Channel Media Powerhouse for Multi-Unit Franchisees!

Franchise businesses are a part of any city’s landscape, but have you ever thought about how all the franchisees running those businesses got started? Franchise Update Media has! This media company publishes our Niched Out Magazine of the month, Multi-Unit Franchisee. This magazine is an amazing resource within its niche! MUF4_cover

“Franchise Update Media is the trusted industry resource for content, programs and curriculum to help multi-unit franchisees learn, grow and be inspired. Through our Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine and digital properties, we provide programs, tools and resources to encourage growth personally and professionally,” said Diane Phibbs, Executive Vice President of Franchise Update Media. [Read more…]

The Best of Niche Magazines in the Digital Space: 2015 Digital Nichee Award Winners Announced!

2015 Digital Nichee Award winners

The 2015 Digital Nichee Award winners

The 2015 Digital Nichee Award winners were announced on September 30 in Savannah, GA at the Niche Digital Conference. These awards recognize the best in digital innovation in the niche magazine publishing space.

Here is what made the winners special: [Read more…]

Active NorCal Charges Ahead with Integrated Sales

Each month we highlight an outstanding niche magazine. This month’s pick: Active NorCal. This new niche magazine is growing by leaps and bounds, fueled by their fully integrated sales approach. Here’s all the details from Publisher Zach O’Brien:

Active NorCal, Northern California’s sport, fitness and outdoor magazine, released its first issue in January of 2014. The publication celebrates fun and healthy lifestyles while embracing the beautiful Northern California outdoors. Written for and distributed around five counties in California’s North Valley, Active NorCal has found success bringing local communities together through shared passions and hobbies. Active NorCal Cover

Rounding out its second year, the magazine’s revenues have more than doubled–growth that can be attributed to an integrated sales approach.

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Shutter Magazine – Digital Powerhouse!

Each month we highlight an outstanding magazine as our Magazine of the Month. This month’s selection: Shutter Magazine. This publication has an outstanding collection of online resources for its target audience. It is really taking full advantage of the medium!

Brand Manager Alissa Zimmerman filled us in on what makes this niche mag so special:

Shutter MagazineShutter_Cover_May15 has set the bar for photography education. Our goal is to provide current, insightful, and in-depth content for today’s professional wedding and portrait photographer. Our monthly contributors are active photographers who are plugged in to the industry and understand running a successful photography business.

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