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Christoph Sisson

Christoph Sisson
Christoph is a marketing and customer-experience practitioner who is committed to understanding customer needs and business objectives. As marketing manager for Walsworth, Christoph enjoys informing customers about solutions that can improve their success.

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How to Maximize Ad Views within Your Magazine App

In-app ads have been hailed as the fastest-growing sector of mobile advertising, but that future could be bleak unless magazine publishers use effective strategies that entice rather than repel readers. Banner ads, pop-ups and interruptive ads, or ads that try to trick users for a click, are surely doomed to fail. Another weak strategy is treating mobile advertising as simple extensions of traditional online campaigns.

Since mobile publishing apps provide specific advertising advantages as well as potential pitfalls, it’s important to develop a desirable user experience that is primed to succeed.

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Free Adobe Photoshop Extensions for Page Designers

Would you like to quickly and inexpensively enhance your Adobe® Photoshop® toolkit? If so, these free extensions may be for you! I’m always on the lookout for tools that make my life easier as a designer, and I think you may find these useful too as you’re creating page layouts for print or mobile apps.

If you don’t already have the most recent Adobe Extension Manager, you will need either Extension Manager CC or Extension Manager CS6 to take advantage of these extensions.

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Writing a Successful Email

Which email do you look forward to receiving most: an email from your best friend or an email from a massive corporation? And which of those two emails do you prefer to read? Easy choice, isn’t it?

So, if you’re interested in writing a successful marketing email to your audience, try toning down that corporate look and create a more minimalist email design. Write in a conversational, respectful voice.

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Writing Successful Pay-Per-Click Ads for Your App

Ninety-five words. That’s about the maximum length of a pay-per-click ad, including the headline, which means you better choose each and every word with care.

The headline usually gets about 25 characters, followed by a second and third ad line often containing up to 35 characters each. While the limited word count alone can make it feel like creating a PPC ad for your publication’s app is an impossible task, a number of tricks and tips can help you write one that makes people click.

The following best practices will help you write ads that people will actually click:

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How to Use Your Network to Promote Your App

Once your print magazine joins the digital publishing arena with a Walsworth App, you have the opportunity to leverage the app to help maximize your readership.

Since you already have a solid network of people who enjoy your magazine, you can request that they help you generate buzz to motivate new and existing readers to download and try the app out.

To Bloggers
Online networks are stocked with prolific bloggers, some of whom may already have mentioned your publication, linked to your website, or regularly checked in to review or discuss your content. Now is the time to reach out and recruit them to review your app and blog about it.

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