The magazine was developed in response to the communication of views on specialized topics to a wide range of consumers. The magazine began as a relatively small production but has acquired an international status and acclaim especially in the world of fashion and music.
Magazines come in a variety of formats, but generally not more than 100 pages. The magazine’s appeal lies in its low production cost.
Notable examples are the magazine “Time Magazine” which is distributed worldwide to a readership of over 25 million people and “People Magazine” that has been known to settle at 51.7 million page views per day on its website.
The Birth of the Magazine
In the UK, the first consumer magazine was considered “The Scots Magazine,” published in 1739. A publication of Scottish popular interest, ‘The Scots Magazine “published today and is an excellent example of continuous call of the magazine.
In London, “The Gentleman’s Magazine” was originally released in 1731 and is widely considered the first general-interest magazine. The editor, Edward Cave, sought to provide the public educated on topics of interest, ranging from prices of commodities to Latin poetry.
The cave is said to have coined the term “review” and hit a single-use reading material niche market that is regularly updated and attractive to the public.
The magazine is now a multi-million pound. shelves magazines are numerous and are displayed in pharmacy nearby stores. You can find magazines a wide range of topics, with a subscription, you can secure your magazine will be delivered to your door on a weekly / monthly basis.
There is an average of 2,600 per minute magazines sold in the UK, suggesting the magazine has come a long way. The dawn of the digital age has also meant that the magazine may be reproduced in digital format.