Tuesday, April 15, 2008

How to start your own Magazine

Okay so you've decided to start your own magazine. You are really quite excited, as you get to put YOUR name as the publisher and editor of this yet to be released published magazine masterpiece.

So now what? Do you have a business plan? How are you going to execute this marvel of modern publishing and release it to your awaiting adoring fans? Have you researched your topic? Have you looked in to design costs? Have you looked into printing costs? Have you looked at how many businesses will be willing to advertise in your new, unproven publication? Have you looked at how you are going to distribute your publication?

Sorry, my intention is not to scare you away from the magazine publishing business, but to inspire you to create an action plan that you will be able to follow through with to get your magazine up and running.

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