How to launch an independent magazine

The indie mag industry is thriving, with new publications popping up left, right and centre. But what gives the magazines which make it past their first year the edge?

Come and find out at our new class ‘How to launch an independent magazine’, which will be held for the first time on 5th January at King’s College London.

During the two-hour class, we’ll run you through the most important things to bear in mind in order to turn your magazine into a hit. Some of the topics we’ll cover include:

  • Identifying a successful niche
  • Choosing the right business model for your title
  • Creating captivating editorial for your magazine
  • The nuts and bolts of subscription management, distribution and marketing

You will leave with a good insight into the independent publishing industry and a strong idea of how to set about launching an independent magazine.

For more info on the course and how to book tickets, click here. Or click here for our full events programme.

Honed design, relaxed writing and an almanac approach to the passing years”
Observer

Jam-packed with information... a counterpoint to the speedy news feeds we've grown accustomed to”
Creative Review

A slower, more reflective type of journalism”
Creative Review

A chic magazine with fine infographics and long stories”
Die Zeit

A very cool magazine... It's like if Greenland Sharks made a newspaper”
Qi podcast

A fantastic publication that puts current events into perspective”
Qi podcast

Quality, intelligence and inspiration: the trilogy that drives the makers of Delayed Gratification”
El Mundo

Refreshing... parries the rush of 24-hour news with 'slow journalism'”
The Telegraph

A leisurely (and contrary) look backwards over the previous three months”
The Telegraph

Perhaps we could all get used to this Delayed idea...”
BBC Radio 4 - Today Programme

Everyone should read this magazine”
Stacks Magazine

Wonderful title and wonderful concept”
BBC Two