Print, Web, digital, mobile, social media – magazine publishers who want to remain competitive in today's media world must serve a large variety of channels. For several reasons, this leads to drastic increases in the size of file collections. It’s time that publishers think about implementing an effective strategy to manage their digital assets.
A recent study conducted by WoodWing Software on the technology trends of 2014 provided evidence – 64.3% of the participating magazine publishers focus on a true multi-channel publishing strategy, serving print, Web, mobile, tablets and social media. These publishers have recognized that they have to offer their valuable content via various channels to address their readers’ preferences and different consumption situations.
WoodWing Enterprise 9.1 will be released very shortly, and here's a list of the most notable new features in this release:
- Dossier labels
- Editable metadata in publish forms
- Support for slideshows in web articles
- Easy creation of related dossiers
- Scalable thumbnails in dossiers
- Tag suggestions from OpenCalais
- Faster image previews
So, are you an InDesign power user? Really? If you think you are, and you don't know about Martinho da Gloria's Multi-Find/Change plug-in (MFC) for InDesign, then you probably need to do some soul-searching and ask yourself when it was, exactly, you lost your passion for fine technology and productivity.
Last week, Elvis DAM 4.2 - already the 4th update of Elvis DAM in the last 12 months - was released. Other recent releases featured the addition of taxonomies, easier ways to share large files and Linux support. With this latest 4.2 release we're taking the benefits of digital asset management one step closer to the masses. So what's new?
Smart Connection 8.3 gives you something you need: the ability to place multiple article components simultaneously into multiple frames. All that's necessary to take advantage of this new, time saving feature is to label the frames based on the article components you want to use on the page, and then also associate all the article frames as an InDesign article.