Nowadays, consumers have fast access to media content via the web, app and video streaming – and the media landscape is changing all the time to keep pace with rapidly changing consumer demands. Despite the widely held opinion that “print is dead”, the demand for printed media remains very strong and it is reinforced by all platforms and formats that publishers use to distribute magazine content.
So don’t underestimate print – and you definitely shouldn’t abandon it. Printed magazines have consistently been strong return-on-investment (ROI) performers in advertiser-sponsored marketing-mix models, especially in conjunction with other media. Neuroscience findings are helping to highlight differences in the ways that the brain responds to information presented on paper compared to information presented on screens. Literature suggests 5 reasons why print content should be part of your marketing mix: