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Peter Houston
Works at Flipping Pages Media
Attended University of Glasgow
Lived in Scotland
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Used to be, we all knew what good looked like and if we fell short every now and then, the audience would forgive us so long as we delivered elsewhere. Digital has moved the goal posts.
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You’re still designing a print issue; you’re trying to keep your website ticking over; you have a lively social media stream; you’ve got your content on the iPad… and now the bastards want your magazine on their phones?
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Five things that stressed out magazine publishers in 2013 and we'll still be talking about in 2014...
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What was publisher Fraser Allen thinking when he decided to launch Hot Rum Cow, the award-winning print magazine dedicated to adventures in the world of drinking...
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This is a really nice, clean, uncluttered iPad magazine. Well worth supporting with a Kickstarter pledge.
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Just as I’d started getting used to the ‘Big Data’ square on my buzzword bingo card, the world of number crunching is moving on.
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“Strategy will only get you, at most, 49 percent of the way to the dual transformation of print and digital that you need. A change in culture coupled with solid execution is what you need to get you the rest of the way.”
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  • Flipping Pages Media
    Director, 2013 - present
  • The Flipping Pages Blog
    Founder, 2009 - present
  • Advanstar Communications
    Director of Content, Pharma-Science, 2011 - 2012
  • Global Sources Ltd.
    GM, Content Development, 1986 - 2012
  • The Web Connection
    Content Director, 1994 - 1997
  • Advanstar Communications
    Editorial Director, Europe, 2008 - 2010
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Scotland - England - Hong Kong
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Magazine Publishing | Cross-Media | Content Strategy
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I'm a writer, an editor, a publishing manager and I'm trying to teach myself the Ukulele...
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  • University of Glasgow
    English, Politics, 1981 - 1985
  • University of Liverpool
    Business, 2003 - 2005
  • Medill School of Journalism
    Magazines, 1992 - 1992
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