What’s in a magazine cover? The ultimate cover junkie explains

Jaap Biemans – photography by Martin DijkstraA good magazine cover gives life to a publication and can be crucial to its success. If done right, mag covers can become icons, acts of protest or sources of wonder. But what makes a great cover? This week we sought out Jaap Biemans, founder of Coverjunkie, to help… Continue reading What’s in a magazine cover? The ultimate cover junkie explains

Graphic Artist Erik Menno van Os on crafting a comic for iPad

Ravenous by EM van Os (screenshot)Comic artists have been pretty comfortable in the print domain since the genre first emerged, but some of them are taking a more daring approach. This week, we had a chance to talk to graphic artist Erik Menno van Os, who recently published Ravenous, an exhilarating new comic for iPad.… Continue reading Graphic Artist Erik Menno van Os on crafting a comic for iPad

Book and Magazine Design Tips for Peecho Publishers

Designing books and magazines is an art in itself, one which is oftenhard to master when you’re taking your publication from pixels to print.Luckily, if you’re using Peechoyou don’t have to worry too much about standardization and print-readycomponents, but there are still a number of things to consider if youwant to get the most out… Continue reading Book and Magazine Design Tips for Peecho Publishers

Getting started with Peecho: A how-to guide for publishers

If you’re a publisher looking for an extra revenue stream for youronline publications, we’d love to help you out. Our cloudprint button allows you to sell your digital assets as printproducts to readers all over the world, we even take care of thepayments and shipping! In this post, we’ll walk you through our sign upprocess… Continue reading Getting started with Peecho: A how-to guide for publishers

Minimizing downtime on Amazon AWS

As we argued in anotherarticle, being fast is the secret to scalability.Automation makes you speedy. It helps ruling out as many commodity tasksas possible. So, we decided to share a few tricks about increasingyour uptime with automation.Downtime is bad. It moves your focus away from creating your awesomeproduct to the arduous task of fixing broken… Continue reading Minimizing downtime on Amazon AWS