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On Wednesday 6th May at 3pm, Rhapsody is hosting an online webinar exploring the key issues that publishers face in developing digital publishing strategies.

John Rahim, Rhapsody’s Head of Digital, will give ten top tips on how to improve your digital strategy and offer advice on the key issues to consider. He will suggest ways in which you can combine your print and digital production workflow process, and how you can produce more engaging apps, in less time, with fewer resources.

The webinar will also offer a chance to hear more about Rhapsody’s exciting new d...

Established in 1956, the National Readership Survey has been a trusted measurement tool of print media, providing benchmark readership metrics for magazines, national and regional newspapers.

But the time has come to herald in a new era. Measuring audience trends has become a complex task – completely beyond a system set up 60 years ago to assess the metrics of print alone. Enter PAMCO (Publishers’ Audience Measurement Company) with chief executive Simon Redican at its helm. If the name is familiar, it’s because Redican is chief executive of NRS, a marker that the new organisat...

There has been no secret in the growth of mobile device usage and so it should come as no surprise to hear that things are going to change when it comes to your site’s search engine ranking.

On the 21st April Google will introduce a new algorithm. It will assess not just the quality of content and keywords but will rank searches according to whether your website is mobile optimized and responsive. User experience will be a factor within their updated algorithm and search results will be based upon your site’s ability to deliver a seamless user journey, irrespective of ...

The PPA, the professional association for the magazine publishing industry, has invited Rhapsody to present a Tech Talk, the latest in a series of free lunchtime events.

John Rahim, Rhapsody’s Head of Digital, will host a discussion entitled: “Harmonise your print & digital publishing workflow and produce more engaging apps,” taking place on Wednesday 15th April.

The Tech Talk will con...

Rhapsody, the UK’s leading cross-media production specialist, has designed and built a new responsive mobile-optimized website for Healthy Food Guide. Published by Eye to Eye Media, Healthy Food Guide is a leading food publication in the UK and recommended by dieticians.

The Healthyfoodguide.co.uk website was designed with a mobile-first approach for users browsing on tablet and mobile devices and contains hundreds of recipes within a searchable database. The extensive collection can be filtered by over ten dietary requirements, and by ingredient or occasion. Regi...

Rhapsody has chosen Publishing & Media Expo, the UK’s key event for the publishing industry, to showcase ePublish, its new automated digital publishing platform. Taking place at Olympia, London in February, the event caters for publishing professionals across magazine, newspaper, digital, tablet formats and more, and is now in its tenth year.

Publishing & Media Expo features a full supporting education program over the two-day event with a number of opportunities to see ePublish. Rhapsody has been invited to participate in a “Tech Pitch” on Wednesday 25 February...

Rhapsody are proud to be supporting the British Book Design and Production Awards, being held in London on Thursday 20th November.

These awards represent the best in British book design and production, showcasing the quality and talent throughout the industry. Rhapsody will be sponsoring and presenting the award for “Trade Illustrated” Book of the Year. Tickets are available for this prestigious e...

Rhapsody, the leading cross-media production agency, has unveiled ePublish, a CMS-based digital publishing platform, for the creation of digital apps and websites. ePublish has been designed for non-technical production and design staff to produce dynamic, responsive apps and websites directly from Adobe InDesign files, saving time and streamlining the entire publishing workflow.

With over 3,000 users in the publishing industry, Rhapsody’s emagine production system is the de-facto standa...

Rhapsody has further expanded its digital capabilities with a number of new senior appointments. The expansion comes on the back of major digital projects from brands including Argos and Waitrose, and increased digital work from existing magazine publishers.

Jason Rainbird, who has previously worked with companies including Microsoft, William Grant & Sons and The Electoral Reform Society through his own independent UX consultancy, joins Rhapsody in the newly created post of Head of UX and Design. Further appointments in project management, design and technical development enhance...

John Rahim, head of digital at Rhapsody, recently participated in a panel discussion at the Cross Media Production Show about the challenges facing publishers around print and digital workflows.

Chaired by Andy Knaggs, editor of Crossmedia Magazine, under the headline, ‘What comes first: digital or print?’ the panel considered how publishers should plan workflow for multi-platform distribution.

As a supplier to many of the UK’s leading publishers, Rhapsody is at the forefront of the changing requirements of magazine production in the digital age.

According to rese...

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