Archive for August, 2013

Webinar: Promote Your Mobile App – Join Forrester Research on Sept. 10

Webinar

Learn how you can increase awareness of your app through effective marketing in a one-hour online seminar with Forrester Research, Inc. Join us and Thomas Husson, VP and Principal Analyst from Forrester Research, on September 10, 2013 to learn trends and best practices to promote mobile apps and make them discoverable. In this online session, you will also learn how to increase downloads for your app by exploring case studies from successful brands.

In this webinar you will:

  • Learn to drive downloads of your mobile or tablet app
  • Discover marketing strategies for app promotion – through your own channels and in mobile app stores
  • Explore case studies to see how successful companies drive downloads
  • Hear about app marketing trends from Forrester Research and ask questions

Webinar Details:

Promote Your Mobile App
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET
Duration: 1 hour

Get the details and RSVP to save your spot here

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New DPS Analytics videos by Colin Fleming Now Available!

Three new Adobe Digital Publishing Suite analytics videos by Colin Fleming are now available for viewing on Adobe TV! You can learn more about each video below.

DPS Analytics: An Introduction

In this video, you will find a basic introduction to Digital Publishing Suite analytics. You will learn how readers are using their application and how they are interacting with content.  This information can help you improve your content or better understand your readership. Watch the video here:


 

DPS Analytics: SiteCatalyst Basics

In this video, Colin demonstrates the SiteCatalyst interface from sign-in to basic controls for the data that is presented in the reports and dashboard. Watch the video here:

 

DPS Analytics: SiteCatalyst Reports & Dashboards

In this video, learn how DPS customers with Adobe SiteCatalyst access are able to access deep analytics and data for their apps. The reports and dashboards enable them to visualize data. Colin will share how to customize reports and construct dashboards. Watch the video here:

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House & Home Magazine Wins Canada’s Tablet Magazine of the Year Award

House & Home

We don’t often report on magazines outside of the US, but when one comes along that really gets our attention, we have to spread the word. The Canadian National Magazine Awards Foundation recently announced that Canadian House & Home was the winner the 2012 National Magazine Award for Tablet Magazine of the Year. The foundation specifically highlighted March 2012′s The Color Issue, but every issue of this magazine is interesting, inventive and takes full advantage of the DPS features that enable an immersive, interactive experience.

What the National Magazine Award judges had to say about House & Home: “The tablet edition of this venerable title oozes planning and creativity and is an enhancement not just of a magazine, but a media brand. Well executed, this is way more than a print product in digital form. It’s an excellent melding of medium and message that takes full advantage of its tablet form while enriching the House and Home experience with vibrant colours, immersive options and e-commerce convenience. Bright, gorgeous, immersive, fun, integrated, detailed, thoroughly thought-out.”

Be sure to check out our recent Ad of the Week video that highlights the June 2013 issue of House & Home, sponsored by Buick, that seamlessly weaves editorial and advertising content throughout the app.

Download House & Home

Watch the House & Home Ad of the Week video

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Ad of the Week – Buick in House & Home

By Teresa Demel

Buick

Buick sponsored a full issue of House and Home magazine. Each ad walks the reader through the Buick shopping experience, from learning about features, trying out colors, viewing videos, and visiting the web page for further learning. By sponsoring a full issue, it can communicate a multifaceted message to readers.

Buick uses Digital Publishing Suite to connect with readers in the following ways:

  • It features the Buick Verano in the context of an article on understated luxury, using buttons and multistate objects/slideshows to provide detail on Buick’s luxurious features
  • Buttons and multistate objects allow readers to change the color of the interior and exterior of Buick Verano so they can see which color best fits their style
  • Auto-play video show readers the smooth driving experience of the Buick Verano
  • Web overlays link to the Buick website, allowing readers to further research the car before heading into the dealership

Download House & Home magazine from the iTunes store

Watch the Ad of the Week – Buick in House & Home video on Adobe TV

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On-demand Webinar: See how Remy Cointreau Accelerates Sales Revenue with Apps

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Increasingly, companies and organizations are using apps to communicate with their internal teams, engaging them with the information needed to complete the job. Especially true for sales organizations, apps allow sales representatives to showcase products in one-to-one sales conversations, view price lists and have the information at their fingertips to close the deal.

Learn how spirits distiller Remy Cointreau equips its sales team to drive results with tablet apps produced with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. Join us for a one-hour, on-demand webinar to learn from Alexandre Page-Relo, chief information officer of Remy Cointreau USA, and see how mobile apps allow the company to convey product information, interactively and effectively, to prospects and customers.

Read more about the eSeminar, and register to view the on-demand recording

 

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Vanity Fair brings its iconic title to the iPhone with DPS

Vanity Fair iPhone app

We’re thrilled to announce that Vanity Fair has launched the iPhone version of its publication using Digital Publishing Suite. With its signature mix of pop culture, business, politics, and fashion, the magazine is now available to readers in an on-the-go format, specifically formatted for iPhone 5, iPhone 4/4S, and iPhone 3GS. The iPhone edition follows the successful launch of the brand’s iPad edition and enhances the content of the print magazine with videos, photos, slideshows, interactive infographics and more – to engage readers.

In a nod to Liberty magazine, which first launched its reading times in the August 6, 1927 issue, Vanity Fair is the first publication to sort its mobile app’s content by reading time, categorizing the magazine’s features in a table of contents broken down by “Short,” (five minutes) “Medium,” (5-10 minutes) “Long” (10 minutes or more) reads, and “Everything Else.”

The result is a beautifully formatted iPhone app that engages Vanity Fair’s audience with its signature content – produced from print assets for the smartphone screen size—using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite and Adobe Experience Manager.

Be sure to download the September issue and be sure to spend 10+ minutes reading the “long” cover story featuring the late Princess Diana.

Vanity Fair for the iPhone

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App of the Week – Lowe’s Creative Ideas

By Teresa Demel

Lowes

Lowe’s retail home improvement and appliance store uses Digital Publishing Suite to distribute its publication, Creative Ideas. The publication includes inspirational content such as DIY projects and home makeovers. I love finding DPS apps that use interactivity to provide instructional content. By providing video and interactive step-by-step instructions, the publication can appeal to a lot of different learning styles – and ultimately pull them into the store.

In this app of the week video, I show how Lowe’s Creative Ideas uses DPS:

  • Scrolling frames, buttons, and multistate objects allow readers to tab through one instruction at a time
  • Video overlays show DIY projects in action
  • Nav-to buttons, overlaid on a map, allow readers to jump to a topic that interests them most, rather than reading linearly

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JWTIntelligence iPad App brings to life trends intelligence with interactivity

By: Sonia Sawhney

JWT   JWT

Marketing and communication brand, JWT, brings vast intelligence to life on the tablet with the launch of the JWTIntelligence iPad app. Recognized for provocative thinking, JWT inspires ideas beyond brand, category, and consumer conventions by converting cultural shifts into opportunities.  The JWTIntelligence iPad app, made with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, presents emerging opportunities to enable business gains, and makes decades of trends research and analysis available on tablets.

As a source for reference, entertainment, reflection, or inspiration, the app enables JWT to share trends research and analysis in a consolidated format on the iPad. In a recent press release, Ann Mack, Director of trendspotting at JWT revealed: “For the first time, JWTIntelligence has consolidated our trends research and analysis into a rich and robust package for the ipad.” Built with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, the app is a true product of successful collaboration within JWT.

Now available as a free download to JWT employees, clients, members of the media and purchases of JWT’s annual report, the app brings JWTIntelligence’s trends content to life.

The app features:

  • JWT’s interactive “10 Trends for 2013 and Beyond” made available with interactive components, worldwide trends and expert insights
  • “100 Things to Watch” in a clickable grid exploring the latest developments in a variety of sectors
  • Updated data, analysis, and rich content served in vibrant formats with videos and images.
  • Shortcuts to JWT’s reliable trend reports and daily updates

Lear more about the JWTIntelligence iPad app in the recent PRWeb press release

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