The decline of short-form content and the rise of niche hobbies

By Chris Meadows
August 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Are people losing patience with lists and slideshows? Issuu CEO Joe Hyrkin thinks so, in a piece he wrote for Re/Code. Hyrkin notes that this sort of quick-bite short-form content has exploded on the Internet in recent years, because people like lists and they’re so easy to advertise on. But [ on]

Issuu pushes out app to Windows 8.1

By Paul St John Mackintosh
May 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

One more fresh sign that Windows 8.x tablets are maturing as ereading options: Issuu, which claims to be “the fastest growing digital publishing platform in the world,” with access to some “16 million free magazines,” has just announced the debut of a new Issuu App for [ on]

The Coming Publishing Renaissance

By By a TeleRead Contributor
October 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

By Mik Strøyberg | Director of Consumer Engagement for Issuu  Conventional wisdom holds that publications are losing market share and that the industry itself is endangered. But in this case, conventional wisdom is wrong: We’re actually on the verge of a publishing renaissance—a new age [ on]

Non-profit poetry publisher puts chapbooks online with Flash

By Chris Meadows
July 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

Publishing Perspectives reports on a nonprofit poetry publisher, Ugly Duckling Presse, who wanted to try out e-books but weren’t comfortable with the idea of making complete books available for download. Instead they have gone with Issuu, a Flash-based platform that makes the books available in [ on]

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