Resources to help with your magazine launch:
- Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management is the industry's major trade journal. One year (16 issues) costs $96. Write to P.O. Box 10511, Riverton, NJ 08076, call (800) 795-5445 or visit http://www.foliomag.com
- The Magazine Publishers of America, a trade association, offers seminars, books, newsletters and more. Find plenty of useful links, too, at its Web site (http://www.magazine.org) or call (212) 872-3700.
- Samir Husni, a professor of journalism at the University of
Mississippi in Oxford who's known as "Mr. Magazine,"
has a useful Web site (http://www.mrmagazine.com) that
highlights notable new launches and offers info about publishing.
You can e-mail Husni with questions or order publications,
including Samir Husni's Guide to New Consumer Magazines
(Oxbridge Communications Inc., $95 plus $10 shipping) and Launch
Your Own Magazine: A Guide to Succeeding in Today's
Marketplace (Oxbridge Communications, $26.95 plus $5 shipping).
Business to Business Magazine,firstname.lastname@example.org
The Gen-X Press, (410) 464-2020
Magazine Publishers of America, (212) 872-3700, http://www.magazine.org
Modern Ferret, fax: (516) 981-3710, http://www.modernferret.com
Freelance writer Pamela Rohland (email@example.com) is a self-proclaimed magazineaholic who reads and writes for a myriad of them every month.