All Posts Tagged With: "Automobile"

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Audience is King

The decline and fall of content empires, publishing snooze fests, and other assorted jointless ventures.

6Aug2012 | | 0 comments | | Continued
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2010 Circ Numbers Are In!

NASCAR Illustrated posts and impressive 35% gain in circulation while the Fab Four tread water. 2010 circ numbers are in!

18Apr2011 | | 0 comments | | Continued
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David E. Davis Gone at 80

Part A.J. Foyt and a good dose of Noel Coward, the ambassador of automotive journalism David E. leaves our world.

28Mar2011 | | 3 comments | | Continued
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Motor Trend Turns 60

Motor Trend turns 60. As in Years. Its editor espouses the value of newsstand while parent Source Interlink attempts to rebuild out of brankruptcy.

29Jul2009 | | 3 comments | | Continued
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Source Interlink Bankruptcy Clouds Future for Motor Trend, Automobile

Source Interlink is set to emerge from bankruptcy after shedding $1B in debt. Automobile, Motor Trend, and Hot Rod ad stat’s are off by 28%. And management gets to stay. Is SI too big to fail?

28Jul2009 | | 1 comment | | Continued
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Automobile Leads Epic Ad Decline

Automobile earns kudos for biggest loser on the scale of ad revenue and page declines for the second quarter 2009. Add massive losses in circulation across the Fab Four, CPI wonders how four overlapping consumer titles can stay viable.

24Jul2009 | | 2 comments | | Continued
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Mainstream Auto Mags Shadow Fate of Business Week

Mainstream consumer titles are getting dumped at a fraction of valuations. Business Week’s fire sale suggests a tough time for automotive mags seeking a new home. What can we expect in the way of consolidation where buyers are thin on the ground and new media has all but decimated the print model?

17Jul2009 | | 3 comments | | Continued
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Car & Driver Leads Circ Meltdown, AutoWeek Gains

Latest circ numbers show consumer titles in a downward spiral while a few niche mags buck the trend. Car & Driver leads the pack with a whopping 74K drop in circulation. Sustaining print readership may be just too damn costly. CPI tracks circ for the leading automotive mags…

15Jul2009 | | 4 comments | | Continued
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What PC Mag’s Print Departure Means for Car Pubs

Web savvy readers made it easy for PC Magazine to kill the print version. Consumer auto pubs are not far behind while niche titles have more time.

20Nov2008 | | 0 comments | | Continued
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Can Publishers Survive the Online Tsunami?

Publishers are in the midst of a perfect storm. Yet from the receding tide will come a wealth of new opportunities. CPI tells it like it is at Autowriters.com.

20Jul2008 | | 0 comments | | Continued
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Are Consumer Mags the Walking Dead?

Consumer magazines are taking a hit at the newsstand with lower efficiencies, and in subscriptions with a loss of loyal readers. Add a defection of ad dollars online, and you’ve got a perfect storm. The leading automotive titles have a certain undeniable appeal to enthusiasts and value for episodic car shoppers, but is that enough to [...]

8Apr2008 | | 8 comments | | Continued
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