January 05, 2010 11:19 ET

min and ContentNext Publish New Edition of State of Digital Media Report

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 5, 2010) - Digital boxscores, social media monetization strategies, profiles of online content leaders, and the most intriguing deals and partnerships are just some of the ground-breaking coverage included in the second volume of the State of the Digital Media guidebook released this month.

Published by Media Industry Newsletter and ContentNext's paidContent, the State of Digital Media takes an unprecedented look at how consumer and b-to-b magazine brands, content providers and social media pure plays are faring online, including their challenges and strategies for future growth.

The 200+ page book, available in print or online (, is the second in a series of reports on digital media for the magazine and content industry. It is being published in partnership with The Jordan, Edmiston Group, which has contributed a robust chapter on merger and acquisitions in the digital space.

"This guidebook helps magazine brands and other content providers navigate the digital and social media universe, identifying smart business models and partners to take them not only to the next level, but to a point of profitability and growth," says Diane Schwartz, VP & Group Publisher, min.

Chapters in min and paidContent's State of Digital Media Report include:

--  Research Findings
--  The M&A Perspective
--  Digital Boxscores (b2b and consumer)
--  Profiles of Digital Leaders
--  Deals, Transactions & Partnerships
--  Monetizing Social Media
--  State of Digital Advertising
--  Points of View

"It's no secret that social media is a huge force in today's media landscape, but this report offers new details on M&A and VC activity as well in depth profiles of digital leaders, among many other valuable insights," says Rafat Ali, Editor/Publisher of paidContent.

Visit to order your copy today and learn more.

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