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Rhapsody will be exhibiting at the two key publishing conferences taking place in London in May.

 

At FIPP London on 10-11 May, Rhapsody’s new Commercial Director Christian Price, will host a session entitled Your Guide to Mobile Publishing. Most publishers are still somewhere on the journey of print for profit and digital for growth. As audiences move to mobile, he will explore on what publishers can do to a...

Rhapsody is pleased to announce the appointment of Christian Price, the former Commercial Director of Contentment, who has joined the business in the newly created position of Digital Commercial Director. He will be responsible for driving the growth of Rhapsody’s digital solutions, including the ePublish digital publishing platform and creative digital services.

Christian has an extensive background within digital media and publishing. For the last two years he has headed up the commercial team at Contentment, and prior to this was the Commercial Director at Yudu Media. He has als...

Rhapsody is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Williams, a highly experienced data professional, as Business Development Manager.

The appointment marks the latest development in Rhapsody’s strategic growth and is the result of increasing demand by clients for our integrated, data-driven solutions. Rhapsody’s full service offering encompassing pre-media output for print through to the build of websites, apps and digital campaigns, means we are perfectly placed to help clients create a personal and engaging customer experience, from data insight through to delivery.

Rhapsody are proud to be0 sponsoring this years British Book Design and Production Awards and will be presenting the award for Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education Books. This applies to educational books produced for schools, colleges and universities. The ability to capture and retain the readers’ attention is important in this category.

The 2015 British Book Design and Production Awards, in association with Oxford Brookes University and The Publishers Association, are ...

The shortlist for the international Digital Magazine Awards was announced this week and Rhapsody is delighted that we’ve made the finals for both Innovation of the Year and Website of the Year, in recognition of our technology and our customers’ work.

The Digital Magazine Awards, now in their 6th year, highlight and celebrate the incredible innovation in the international digital publishing sector. The Digital Magazine Awards attract a global audience with magazine entries received from over 60 countries since the launch of the awards in 2010.

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Rhapsody is a successful, print digital and software development agency based in Shoreditch. We work with a range of high profile clients including Bauer Media, Time Inc., Waitrose, Argos, and Boden, as well as the UK’s leading contract publishers.

We are looking for a highly motivated Business Development Manager (Digital & Creative Services) to sell our digital offerings. These include our in-house digital publishing platform, ePublish, native app development, responsive mobile optimised websites, and digital catalogues.

To accelerate business development in this fast ...

Rhapsody, the UK’s leading cross-media production agency, has produced a new Eating Smart app for woman&home, the largest lifestyle magazine on the UK newsstand, published by Time Inc.UK.

Rhapsody worked in a collaborative manner with the design and user experience teams at Time Inc.UK to produce the Eating Smart app, an imprint of woman&home that focuses on recipes, tips and advice for those following a “free-from” diet as well as easy midweek meals, entertaining ideas, simple dessert...

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The annual Audit Bureau of Circulations figures were released in a flurry of excitement last week as the big players scrambled to see if their circulation figures showed healthy growth or worrying decline.

The survey of 200 titles, 10 of which were debuts, showed that while some such as Good Homes magazine enjoyed a 50 per cent increase in its circulation figures, the UK print magazine circulation had declined on average by 5.3 per cent in the first half of 2015. Even the biggest selling women’s title Good Housekeeping had experienced a 0.6 per cent drop from last...

Ask different publishers about what makes a good digital magazine and you will get very different points of view. Ask most consumers the same question and surprisingly you will get very similar answers. Ultimately consumers want to read online publications, which provide something different to their printed counterparts and which have been tailored to the device and medium that they’re being read on. They’re looking for content which is not freely available elsewhere and in a design and format which engages them and keeps them returning for more.

As with all things web-related, a...

The latest NRS figures show that 94 per cent of UK adults consume news, brands and magazines via mobile and online. Furthermore, digital publications are bringing a 12 per cent increase to print readership. While these figures show digital providing a growth area for print, in the rush to make sure they have a digital presence, publishers are missing out on the benefits of a planned strategy. Specifically, which medium (responsive website, native app and web app) has greater relevance to their readership and will bring them the best return.

Rhapsody’s John Rahim comments that the c...

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