The InPublishing Guide to Paid Content Strategies now available

January 3, 2019

The InPublishing Guide to Paid Content Strategies, written by Peter Houston, provides top level strategic advice to help business leaders […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

What image format should I use with Adobe’s InDesign?

October 1, 2018

With four main image formats (JPEG, PSD, TIFF and EPS) choosing which one is always a popular topic among designers. […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

NEWS: No sale, no fee advertising sales support

April 4, 2018

April 2018: The Magazine Production Company, based in Sussex, UK, welcomes to its team Chris Cope – an accomplished expert in […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

Magazine design from just £9 per page…

June 8, 2017

Ever wondered why there are different magazine design costs? Well, Dean Cook can explain. The price of £9 per page* […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

Outsourcing magazine production to another continent

Could outsourcing magazine production to another continent save you money? Dean Cook has an insightful awareness that production services outside […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

The Magazine Production Company – approved by Trading Standards

May 22, 2017

Feel assured! The Magazine Production Company are proud to be a Trading Standards approved business. As members since 2013, the […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

How to sell magazine advertising: top ten tips

April 4, 2017

Magazine advertising sales has always been a critical area for any publication and, often found with the smaller paginated titles, […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

Magazine printers capacity struggle

October 3, 2016

Reaching the fourth quarter of 2016, we are hearing that magazine printers have reached capacity leaving publishers to seek alternative […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

The benefits of proofreading content before production

Working alongside a variety of independent publishers, many having limited resources, Dean Cook often experiences a rather relaxed approach to […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

The advantages of publishing a digital magazine

September 29, 2016

Why not publish your magazine as an eZine/flip-mag? If we produce your title, then we can do this at no […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

What should you consider when publishing a magazine online?

September 28, 2016

Digital delivery can be packaged in many forms (flip-mags, Apps, HTML, blogs, PDF, etc.). However, Dean Cook is aware of […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

What are our advantages over magazine freelance designers or design agencies?

September 8, 2016

Are you looking for the ideal magazine design and production solution but need a clearer idea who can offer you […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

Magazine production problems

September 7, 2016

The standards supplying native files for print is simply an old method of data delivery. It used to be a […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

How do you find the right magazine designer?

July 4, 2016

Trying to find the right designer to create your magazine can be a tough task. Dean Cook says it’s obvious […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

Does your magazine designer use separate documents to build a magazine?

June 15, 2016

A lot has happened in the production world over the last 10-20 years. Technological advances is just one of them, […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

The problem with editing PDF files

June 10, 2016

Ah, so you have a PDF file on screen and you would like to make changes. Easy, yes? Well, not […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

So, you would like to start a new magazine?

June 9, 2016

Why are you here? Intrigued to find out the real costs to start a new magazine, or hoping to launch […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

What is a magazine template (master pages)?

May 24, 2016

When deciding to create a magazine, one of the most fundamental foundations is the template – or what we refer […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

Are you experiencing dark images among your pages?

May 12, 2016

We’ve noticed in recent years images are becoming increasingly darker within the pages of magazines — more so with smaller […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

Where can I find good editorial content?

May 9, 2016

This is one common question Dean Cook hears but, surprisingly, many emerging independent publishers either don’t want to pay any […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

How much does it cost to design a magazine?

So, how much does it cost to create, design and produce a magazine? Naturally, this is the most common question […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

How to reduce huge PDF files generated from Photoshop and Illustrator

April 19, 2016

Adobe’s Photoshop and Illustrator are just a couple of the preferred programs used by designers to create adverts for magazines. […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

Aiming for ‘no errors’

One of the problems encountered by magazine publishers isn’t one they can see but it could have a detrimental effect […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

Using heavy blacks in artwork for printing

Working with black in print isn’t as black or white as you may think. As a print designer, there are […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

Magazine designers can get it wrong

April 15, 2016

We never take for granted what you see on screen will determine how the colours will appear in print. Monitors […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

The Magazine Production Company relaunches its website

April 14, 2016

The Magazine Production Company, who pride themselves in providing publication production solutions for independent publishers, event organisers and those who […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

Do great ideas become great magazines?

April 10, 2016

Those aspired to start a magazine often make contact to take their idea to the next stage. The majority paint […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

First time magazine production

April 8, 2016

Anyone can have a great idea for a magazine. And any great magazine idea can become a high quality and successful […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook

What is a flatplan?

March 22, 2016

A flatplan is an important and integral link in the production of any magazine. It shows an overview of pages containing […]

Toni Barrington

by Toni Barrington

Advantage Media chooses The Magazine Production Company

April 5, 2015

April 2015: The Magazine Production Company, based in Sussex, has been chosen to provide magazine production services for Advantage Media […]

Dean Cook

by Dean Cook