Story   Photographer   Editor   Student/Intern   Assistant   Job/Item

SportsShooter.com: The Online Resource for Sports Photography

Contents:
 Front Page
 Member Index
 Latest Headlines
 Special Features
 'Fun Pix'
 Message Board
 Educate Yourself
 Equipment Profiles
 Bookshelf
 my.SportsShooter
 Classified Ads
 Workshop
Contests:
 Monthly Clip Contest
 Annual Contest
 Rules/Info
Newsletter:
 Current Issue
 Back Issues
 Subscribe
Members:
 Members Area
 "The Guide"
 Join
About Us:
 About SportsShooter
 Contact Us
 Terms & Conditions


Sign in:
Members log in here with your user name and password to access the your admin page and other special features.

Name:



Password:







||
SportsShooter.com: Member Message Board

iPad Magazine Subscriptions
Andrew Knapik, Photographer, Assistant
Lincoln Park | MI | USA | Posted: 2:37 PM on 05.02.11
->> Seems that if you get Sports Illustrated, Time, and Fotune magazines as a print subscription, that you will now be able to access the iPad versions for FREE!!!!

More info can be found here:
http://bit.ly/j3vmSK

I know that I will once again renew my subscription - as buying the iPad version was too costly at $5 per issue!!
 This post is:  Informative (0) | Funny (0) | Huh? (0) | Off Topic (0) | Inappropriate (0) |   Definitions

Bruce Schwartzman, Photographer
BALTIMORE | MD | | Posted: 3:18 PM on 05.02.11
->> Thanks for the heads up Andrew. This should be a boost for print subscriptions for any title that can also offer iPad access as well ...
 This post is:  Informative (0) | Funny (0) | Huh? (0) | Off Topic (0) | Inappropriate (0) |   Definitions

Delane B. Rouse, Photographer, Photo Editor
Washington | DC | US | Posted: 3:23 PM on 05.02.11
->> Nice. Now they can keep my paper copy...my way of saving the earth!
 This post is:  Informative (1) | Funny (0) | Huh? (0) | Off Topic (0) | Inappropriate (0) |   Definitions

Joe Lorenzini, Photographer
Flower Mound (DFW) | TX | USA | Posted: 6:04 PM on 05.09.11
->> The iPad version of SI is fantastic! They offer many more photos and photo collections than the print version and it's easy to go through. I'm more than happy to save a few trees and go iPad only.

Joe
 This post is:  Informative (0) | Funny (0) | Huh? (0) | Off Topic (0) | Inappropriate (0) |   Definitions

Brad Barr, Photographer
Port St. Lucie | FL | USA | Posted: 7:55 PM on 05.09.11
->> almost....
with espn..you HAVE to sign up for auto renewal...and it renews at whetever the current rate happens to be. Thats a deal breaker for me.

Thru Zinio...the mags are simply outrageously priced. They should be no more than the actual print version that has a true cost of goods sold...not more. I'm sure they will continue to fall, but mostly the prices are just silly.
 This post is:  Informative (0) | Funny (0) | Huh? (0) | Off Topic (0) | Inappropriate (0) |   Definitions

Butch Miller, Photographer
Lock Haven | PA | USA | Posted: 8:42 PM on 05.09.11
->> The whole subscription price conundrum is perplexing ... while theoretically, there should be lower overhead for the electronic version, there are extra hoops to jump through for layout, design and implementation ... plus the cost of hosting, distribution and other related fees is all n addition to the overhead they are experiencing for the printed version ... I think until some of these major publications actually give up the printed version entirely ... we will continue to see a higher cost for providing the electronic/digital version ... hopefully the market itself will force the issue to level out where we are accustomed to with the printed versions ...
 This post is:  Informative (1) | Funny (0) | Huh? (0) | Off Topic (0) | Inappropriate (0) |   Definitions

Ethan Magoc, Student/Intern
Erie | PA | United States | Posted: 5:13 PM on 05.10.11
->> New Yorker joins the fray: http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/conde-nast-bringing-the-new-yorker-and-.../

And an apropos read from Time:
http://techland.time.com/2011/05/10/why-are-magazine-app-subscriptions-pric.../
 This post is:  Informative (0) | Funny (0) | Huh? (0) | Off Topic (0) | Inappropriate (0) |   Definitions

Add your comments...
If you'd like to add your comments to this thread, use this form. You need to be an active (paying) member of SportsShooter.com in order to post messages to the system.

NOTE: If you would like to report a problem you've found within the SportsShooter.com website, please let us know via the 'Contact Us' form, which alerts us immediately. It is not guaranteed that a member of the staff will see your message board post.
Thread Title: iPad Magazine Subscriptions
Thread Started By: Andrew Knapik
Message:
Member Login:
Password:




Return to -->
Message Board Main Index
What happens when you give kids cameras? Find out! ::..