SOURCE: YUDU Media

October 15, 2007 12:55 ET

New York Start-Up, Double Dutch, Launches as Digital-Only Magazine

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 15, 2007) - YUDU Media, the leading provider of online publications with offices in Boston and London, UK, has produced New York teen magazine 'Double Dutch' as a digital-only edition. The award-winning start-up magazine, distributed quarterly from 9th October, has chosen YUDU Publishing digital editions instead of a traditional print format to target better its young readership.

The teen girl's magazine, available to view online as a digital edition at www.doubledutchmag.com, was launched after the editor won this year's Queens StartUp! Business Plan Competition. Unlike other magazines that target this market, 'Double Dutch' focuses on empowering girls to be smart and confident with a high self-esteem.

With YUDU Publishing digital editions, 'Double Dutch' can include video clips of music artists, audio clips of songs and hyperlinks to advertiser's websites. The digital edition is designed to make navigation as convenient as possible with options to jump from page-to-page or read in a linear, 'page-turning,' format.

Jennifer Threat, editor of 'Double Dutch,' says: "'Double Dutch' is about making a positive impact on young women's lives and encouraging them to become entrepreneurs and volunteers and get involved with the community, as well as informing them on beauty, fitness, fashion and entertainment."

She continues: "YUDU Media is an important partner in reaching these young women, who increasingly use the internet, mobile phones, and other new media to find information. As well as reaching its audience, YUDU Publishing digital editions also help to keep costs down as they average 50 percent cheaper to produce than print magazines."

Richard Stephenson, Chairman, YUDU Media, comments: "'Double Dutch' magazine is targeting an audience that is often difficult and costly to reach with traditional media. YUDU Publishing digital editions give teenagers all the content they are interested in and through an exciting format that they are likely to read and share with their friends."

For further information about YUDU Media please go to www.yudu.com.

About YUDU Media

YUDU Media is a privately held company with offices in London, Boston and Clitheroe, Lancs. YUDU Media is dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to the media industry to help companies grow and make money in the online world. YUDU Publishing offers the next generation of digital editions, available through their online, on-demand, digital edition publishing application as well as their Bureau Service. For further information please visit www.yudu.com

About Double Dutch

Double Dutch is digital magazine for multi-cultural, urban girls ages 12-17. The mission of Double Dutch is to elevate teens' self-esteem with articles about beauty, fashion, fitness, entertainment, school activities, entrepreneurship and more! In Double Dutch, girls will be empowered to love themselves, celebrate cultural differences and exhibit their own unique style.

www.doubledutchmag.com

About The Queens StartUp! Business Plan Competition

The Queens StartUp! Business Plan Competition gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to strengthen their business knowledge, learn about business trends and gain insights about starting and growing a business, as well as an introduction to the vast resources at the Queens Borough Public Library. The Competition is sponsored by Citibank, with a partnership between the Queens Economic Development Corp. and the Queens Public Library. www.queensny.org

Contact Information

  • Further media information from:
    Grace M. Love
    YUDU Media
    Tel: +1-888-FOR-YUDU
    Email: Email Contact