Your publication, now on mobile.

We have something for you: A powerful tool that easily lets you generate your own App and issue your content while generating new income & savings.

Who uses Publish88®?

These are but a few examples of Apps generated with our tool.
You too can have your own.

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All of them maximize their print issue
with Publish88®. You can too.

  • Reutilize it and turn it into your own App.
  • Enhance it with multimedia.
  • Attract avertisers & sponsors.
  • Eliminate distribution costs

Is Publish88® right for you?

Choose your segment and discover the advantages we have in store for you:

  • Institution
  • Publisher
  • Corporation

How does it work?

Have your App ready in 3 simple steps or really
get into it with our powerful editing tool.

  • 1

    Import your content

  • Import your PDFs or JPEGs from your print version.

  • 2

    Enhance it with multimedia.

  • Use our simple web based tool
    or Adobe InDesign© plugin.

  • 3

    Publish it in your App

  • Interactive, animated, fast-loading and multi-device compatible.

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What do our customers say?

  • ”They’ve been very flexible, patient and willing to go out of their way to add features that we wanted. I would highly recommend them as a vendor (no, they’re not paying me!).”





    — Don Eggert, Creative Director. Seven Days, Vermont’s Independent Voice
  • ”Personally speaking, I can say that after working with Publish88® and comparing it to another platform from a global company, Publish88® is considerably superior in: personal attention, response time, and innovation in line with the client’s needs. In summary, it’s like having a development team at my disposal.”

    — Luzma Díaz de León, Digital Magazines Coordinator. Editorial Televisa
  • ”Experimenting to create digital editions is fun with Publish88®, and the best of all is that they always bring different and innovative proposals to the table. They are sensitive to the market and are always ahead of our needs. It’s been a great experience working with Publish88®: they are our allies!”

    — Guillermo Caballero, Creative & Content Operations Director. Grupo Expansión
  • ”Publish88® has allowed us to bring a better experience to our subscribers and advertisers. With the perfect balance between the deeply rooted, and sometimes nostalgic, sensation of reading a print edition and a great range of interactive alternatives, Publish88® is by far the best platform of its field.”

    — José Manuel Cardiel, Digital Editions Manager. Grupo Milenio

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About Publish88®

Publish88® offers tools for the enrichment and propagation of digital content by way of Apps and the internet. With its Assembler and Plug-in it represents the most efficient way to reach any audience and profit thanks to its capacity to integrate advertisement in your digital publications

Our objective is to provide Publishers, companies, institutions, and the general public with a tool capable of propagating your content in all mobile devices and the internet, as well as facilitating immediate profits.

We are press industry professionals & experts, who, thanks to the current digital publishing demand, have formed a team of designers and developers whose sole mission is to innovate and constantly improve the user experience. 

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Privacy policy

Publish88® is strictly committed to ensuring the protection of your privacy online. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform users about the different kinds of information we can obtain when www.publish88.com’s site (“the Site”) is visited, the potential use of such information by Publish88® and the options the user has with respect to such use of the information. We define personal information as a set of data that identify you, such as your name, address, email and phone number, which are private because they are not publicly available.

1. Collection of Information

The Site automatically collects some general information such as the amount and frequency of visitors to the site and its various areas through “Cookies”. Publish88® cookies do not collect personal information from visitors to the Site and Publish88® does not complement the information obtained through cookies with other personal information that could indicate identity, user name or email. Publish88® only uses such information for statistical purposes.
When you request a quote or send a comment to Publish88®, we ask for some personal information in order to give you a more personalized service.
When you request a quote or send a comment to Publish88®, we ask for some personal information in order to give you a more personalized service.
Information requested may include your name, email address, street address for sending invoices, credit card number or other information to provide the service or product you request. In addition to the above information, Publish88® may ask for information about your interests so that both the user and Publish88® may benefit from the information online, with the difference that the user may opt not to provide such information.

2. Use of Information

The statistical information collected by the Site helps Publish88® determine and the amount of visitors in a particular area of the Site in order to improve its services and ensure that it remains as attractive as possible.
User’s personal information collected with the user’s consent could be utilized by Publish88® to inform its users of other services or products that may be of interest to them. Nevertheless, the user can always choose not to receive information about these services or products, by making it known to Publish88® in the respective registration screen.

3. Disclosure of Information

Publish88® does not sell or rent personal information from visitors or customers.
Publish88® will not use or disclose individual information to third parties with respect to the user’s visit to the Site. Statistical information may be disclosed to third party companies, with which there is a contractual relationship, allowing them to observe how the site is used, in order to provide the best possible navigation experience. Nevertheless, Publish88® will never give out personal information about users without their lawfully given consent.

4. Security

In certain areas Publish88® protects the transmission of your personal information with SSL technology stored in an encrypted format.

5. Changes in Policy Advertising PUBLISH88®

Publish88® reserves the right to make changes to its Privacy Policy, in order to adapt to new legal, jurisprudential or technical requirements or for any other reason that may allow for better services and content for their users. Publish88® will publish such modifications through the Site so that its users are always informed.

6. Integrity

These Privacy Policies are an integral part of the Site. Consequently, the use of the Site and of the services provided by the Site, explicitly confirms that you have read, understood and agreed to the terms outlined above. If the user does not agree with such policies and or with its terms of use, he will have the option not to provide any personal information and / or not to use the Site.

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Product & pricing

Mobilize your content with Publish88®

Our platform provides you with a powerful and versatile tool that enables you to produce, distribute, and profit from your content through any screen via your own App.

Produce

Plugin

Incorporate interactivity & multimedia to the pages of your digital editions using Adobe InDesign© CS4 and up.

Assembler

Assemble & publish your digital edition, plus, incorporate interactivity and multimedia from any web browser.

Calendar*

Administrate the contents of the agendas to be published by the App and their synchronicity attributes.

Privileges

Administer the actions available within the system for different profiles & users

Distribute

iOS App

It displays the collection of digital editions of the title & allows reader to interact with its contents. It is downloaded from the Apple App Store.

Android App

It displays the collection of digital editions of the title & allows reader to interact with its contents. It is downloaded from the Google Play.

Desktop App

It displays the collection of digital editions of the title & allows reader to interact with its contents. It is presented from a website without using flash technology. It's html5.

SDK iOS

It adds the full Publish88® experience to any project developed internally by the client.

App Generator*

It administrates the requirements for App integration generating and delivering an App ready to be registered in the App store.

Measure & Monetize

Ads

Schedule location and expiration date for the ad content which will be displayed in the Apps.

DFP connection

Place the agreed ads with this platform inside the App.

Entitlement

Provides the buying experience that guarantees access to content.

Statistics

Measure the App's content use and consumption with the platforms such as Flurry, Google Analytics, and Commscore.

Measure the amount of downloads that the App's editions have received.

Statistics Dashboard*

Displays the 4 main indicators (per edition), based on MPA's criteria:

  • - Average number of devices downloading
  • - Total number of sessions
  • - Average amount of time per session per device
  • - Average number of sessions per device
Doubts? Check out our FAQ >

Ready to monetize?

By easily importing your print edition to your own App, and offering an enhanced experience, you put yourself in front of a whole new world of readers. Your App becomes another channel for new income through the incorporation of ad spaces and a myriad of new advertisers.

Pricing

Free trial

  • 1 APP, 1 EDITION
  • Available for iOS
  • Mobile optimization
  • Multi-user
  • All special effects & multimedia
    tools included
  • Email support
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  • *Like what you see?
    Give Publish88 a spin and discover why it's right for you. No commitments, no payments.
Totally FREE for 1 mo.

Single issue

  • 1 APP, 1 EDITION
  • Available for iOS, Android,
    & Desktop
  • All production modules:
    Plugin, Assembler & Privileges
  • Advertisement tools
  • Entitlement
  • Statistics
  • Multi-user
  • All special effects & multimedia
    tools included
  • Full support
  • *Ideal for 1 shot publications: Books, Magazine special issues, corporate catalogues, directories, events, & expos.
From $72 usd a mo.

Magazine

Most popular
  • 1 APP, 6-52 EDITIONS
  • Available for iOS, Android,
    & Desktop
  • All production modules:
    Plugin, Assembler & Privileges
  • Advertisement tools
  • Entitlement
  • Statistics
  • Multi-user
  • All special effects & multimedia
    tools included
  • Full support
  • *Ideal for constant publications, several times a year or month: Magazines, reviews, financial reports, weekly papers, and more.
From $519 usd a mo.

Daily publication

  • 1 APP, 53-366 EDITIONS
  • Available for iOS, Android,
    & Desktop
  • All production modules:
    Plugin, Assembler & Privileges
  • Advertisement tools
  • Entitlement
  • Statistics
  • Multi-user
  • All special effects & multimedia
    tools included
  • Full support
  • *Ideal for daily publications: Newspapers, succesful bloggers, daily journals, newsletters, daily financial reports, among others.
From $1083 usd a mo.

Need several Apps?

Have we got the deal for you: the Success fee.
The perfect, scalable, pricing scheme for multiple App owners.

What is it?

Its quite simple, really.

Sometimes you need more than one App to handle all your content, and paying $575-$1000 usd a month per App is not an option.

That's why we've created the Success fee. We offer you unlimited Apps for a single license payment in exchange for one thing: If any of your Apps’ editions reaches more than 1,000 downloads at any point, we ask for a commission.

Commission you say? How much are we talking about?

We charge this commission only once a year, regardless of how many times that App reaches the 1,000 download mark on any of its editions. That's right – for each successful App, it's a non-cumulative flat rate paid once a year.

Unlimited magazine

  • UNLIMITED APPS,
    6-52 EDITIONS PER APP
  • Available for iOS, Android,
    & Desktop
  • All production modules:
    Plugin, Assembler & Privileges
  • Advertisement tools
  • Entitlement
  • Statistics
  • Multi-user
  • All special effects & multimedia
    tools included
  • Full support
  • *Ideal for constant publications, several times a year or month: Magazines, reviews, financial reports, weekly papers, and more.
From $451 usd a mo.

+ $2,995 a year
per successful
App (1k downloads)

Unlimited daily

  • UNLIMITED APPS,
    53-366 EDITIONS PER APP
  • Available for iOS, Android,
    & Desktop
  • All production modules:
    Plugin, Assembler & Privileges
  • Advertisement tools
  • Entitlement
  • Statistics
  • Multi-user
  • All special effects & multimedia
    tools included
  • Full support
  • *Ideal for daily publications: Newspapers, succesful bloggers, daily journals, newsletters, daily financial reports, among others.
From $992 usd a mo.

+ $2,995 a year
per successful
App (1k downloads)

What else?

Support & assistance

  • Technical support
  • Configuration & authorization
  • Software updates

Additional services

  • Design consultancy
  • Digital edition registration
  • Custom development
  • In-site or remote training
  • Apple & Google Play registration

Requirements

  • Suggested browsers:
    Firefox, v29.0.0 or lower
    Chrome v35.0.0.0 or lower
  • System requirements:
    Mac / Windows / Linux
    2 GB of RAM

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FAQ

Most frequently asked questions

What platforms does Publish88® support?
iPad and iPhone and beginning in June, the Android tablet and telephone.

Is the Kindle Fire a supported platform?
Currently, the Kindle Fire is not a supported platform. However, we anticipate that by late-2014, it will join as a supported platform.

Can I apply Publish88® to a news feed?
Yes, there is a connection for RSS feeds.

Is an additional plugin necessary or does Publish88® already include it?
No additional plugin is necessary, as the Publish88® license already includes it.

What version of Adobe InDesign© is the Publish88® plug compatible with?
CS4, CS5, CS5.5 & CS6

Do I create the edition, or do I send you the material and you take care of everything?
We offer the service of outsourcing, but most of our clients produce their own digital editions themselves.

What are the Apple/Google Play data & graphic requirements to register an App?
Click here for more information

Do I need to program the edition with coding?
No. The digital editions are done directly through Adobe InDesign© or from our own web application without writing a single line of coding or programming.

Does Publish88® publish in iBooks format?
No.

What effects does Publish88® have available to enhance my digital editions?
Publish88® currently has 17 special effects to enhance digital editions, from photo galleries to 3D animations, embedded videos to Google Maps. The list is extensive.

How are these effects implemented?
All of the effects can be implemented directly from our Plug-in for Adobe InDesign©, and the most frequently used (galeries, videos, etc) can also be added via our web app called Publish88® Assembler.

Can a Publish88® App connect to a subscriber database?
Yes. Download the App from El Universal+ to see an example.

Is there a “backoffice” mechanism available to organize different editions of a publication?
Yes. Our web App allows you to change around pages within a section of the edition, add sections, change covers, etc.

Does the license include publishing on both telephone and tablets?
Yes, using a single process, your edition will circulate on the iPad and iPhone, and soon to be available on the Android.

Is there an Adobe InDesign© plugin for Windows?
Yes, for the CS5.5 version.

Where can I take a course on Publish88®?
Contact the nearest sales representative in your location to obtain further information.

Can I have some type of personalized kiosk on my App to publish my magazines in order to sell them?
Yes. Download the “National Geographic en Español” app for an example.

Can I add links to my PDFs using Publish88®?
Yes.

Can I store my digital editions on my servers, or do I have to store them on the Publish88® servers?
While some clients choose to store their editions with us, most keep them on their own servers. We prefer that you keep them so that your content and materials never leave your servers.

Can I add flash animations?
No.

Can you register me through the Apple Store in order to publish my App?
Yes. We can put together a proposal for this service.

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Graphics & metadata requirements

Graphics


Icons & Screens
iPhone 72 dpi, PNG 24 bits, no transparency
iPad 72 dpi, PNG 24 bits, no transparency



App icons (same image both devices) 57 x 57 px, 114 x 114 px, 60 x 60 px & 120 x 120 px- squared 72 x 72 px, 144 x 144 px, 76 x 76 px, 152 x 152 px & 1024 x 1024 px - squared
Splash screen 320 x 480 px & 640 x 960 px & 640 x 1136 px - Portrait 768 x 1024 px & 1536 x 2048 px - Portrait
Help Screen 320 x 480 px & 640 x 960 px & 640 x 1136 px - Portrait 768 x 1024 px & 1536 x 2048 px - Portrait & landscape
Info Screen (optional) 320 x 480 px & 640 x 960 px & 640 x 1136 px- Portrait 768 x 1024 px & 1536 x 2048 px - Portrait & landscape
Real Time Banner (optional) 320 x 60 px & 640 x 120 px - Portrait 1024 x 50 px & 2048 x 100 px - Landscape
5 Edition Screenshots (for App Store) 320 x 480 px & 640 x 960 px & 640 x 1136 px 1536 x 2048 px
Rack Headers 320 x 44 px, 640 x 88 px 768 x 108 px & 1536 x 216 px
NewsStand Default Cover Art 768 x 1024 px



 
Download graphics requirements as PDF

Icons & Screens Android 72 dpi, PNG 24 bits, no transparency


App icons 36 x 36 px, 48 x 48 px, 72 x 72 px & 96 x 96 px- squared
Splash screen 480 x 800 px, 240 x 400 px, 240 x 320 px, 800 x 1280 px- Portrait
800 x 480, 400 x 200 px, 320 x 240 px, 1280 x 800 px, Landscape
Help Screen 768 x 1024 px - Portrait
Info Screen (optional) 768 x 1024 px - Portrait
Headers 1024 x 60 px
5 Edition Screenshots 768 x 1024 px


Metadata


Metadata Description ( Download & fill the form )


App Name for App Store The name of your app as it will appear on the App Store. Note that this name cannot be longer than 255 characters.
App Name The name of your app as it will appear on the device.
Description A description of the app you are adding, detailing features and functionality. Descriptions cannot be longer than 4000 bytes and should be written in the local language of English and/or Spanish.
Copyright The name of the person or entity that owns the exclusive rights to the app, preceded by the year the rights were obtained (for example, "2008 Acme Inc.")
Keywords One or more keywords that describe the app you are adding. Separate multiple keywords with commas. Keywords cannot be longer than 100 characters (comma and space count)
Support URL A URL that provides support for the app you are adding. This will be visible to customers on the App Store
Marketing URL (optional) A URL with information about the app you are adding. If provided, this will be visible to customers on the App Store.
Privacy Policy URL (optional) A URL that links to your company's privacy policy. Privacy policy URLs are required for all apps that offer auto-renewable or free subscriptions. Required for NewsStand.
iOS in App Purchases Select the Price Tier for the issue or subscription plans ( view the price matrix )
Primary App Category The category that best describes your app. Select one from the following list:
  • Book
  • Business
  • Catalogs
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Finance
  • Games
  • Health & Fitness
  • Lifestyle
  • Medical
  • Music
  • Navigation
  • News
  • Photo & Video
  • Productivity
  • Reference
  • Social
  • Networking
  • Sports
  • Travel
  • Utilities
  • Weather
Secondary App Category (optional) An additional category that further describes the app you are adding. Select one from above list.
NewsStand Category Primary category for your content. Select one from the following list:
  • Brides & Weddings
  • Business & Investing
  • Children's Magazines
  • Computing & Internet
  • Cooking, Food & drink
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Electronics & Audio
  • Entertaining
  • Fashion & Style
  • Films & Music
  • Health & Well Being
  • History
  • Home & Garden
  • Literary Magazines & Journals
  • Men's Interest
  • News & Politics
  • Outdoors & Nature
  • Parenting & Family
  • Pets
  • Professional & Trade
  • Regional News
  • Sports & Leissure
  • Teens
  • Travel & Regional
  • Women's Interest
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