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Why Live Publications


Easy Distribution
Live Publications is available in three different mediums.

Web based
Live Publications is suitable for both online and offline browsing. You have the option to view your documents on the web, or you can download them on your computer system for later use. You can also save Live Publications from the web on your lap top for later presentations without an Internet connection.

E-Mail
This medium makes it very easy to circulate your document. All you need to do is attach the file to your e-mail and send it to millions of users. Also, this is great for brochures and surveys because it has an interactive form which can be filled out and submitted by the viewer.

CD-Based
Live Publications can also be distributed via standard or business card sized CDs. You have the option to incorporate large media files such as video files, and animations. This option is suitable for distribution of product catalogs, e-annual reports, photo albums, e-books, and user manuals.




Easy To Read and Use – User Experience Is Similar to Print Publication
Even an inexperienced user will quickly learn to navigate your digital publication using familiar features like these:

No Special Software
Live Publications only require an Internet connection, a web browser, and Flash, a standard feature on most web browsers, and free and easy to download.

Interactive Table of Contents
This feature is available at both zoom levels. User clicks on the content button, which shows the title of the pages predefined in the Content Panel. You can simply click on any title to directly jump to that page.

Easy Printing
The Print button in the main header menu allows the user to easily print the page at any zoom level. The default print size is 8 1/2 x 11, which is standard letter size.

Book Mark
This function allows the user to “book mark” any page in the publication. The viewer can go back at a later time to review the book-marked pages since they are saved in the memory.

Highlight
Highlight feature helps users remember important information like text links or images. Once highlight is applied it will be saved and your digital publication will always remember it even if the application is closed. User can always add or delete Highlighted areas.

Advanced Search
This enables the reader to search specific words throughout the publication. Once the search is complete the page numbers where the word was found will appear, giving the reader the option to jump directly to that page.

Dual Page View
This option allows the reader to view a two-page spread just like a printed magazine.



Comparison
We compared Live Publications with other digital publishing solutions, and here are the results.

Features & Availability
Page flipping
Online newsstand
Interactive table of contents
Keyword search
Interactive thumbnails
Page printing
Option to include logo in the interface
Option to save for offline reading
Option to allow users to reading back issues
Embedded subscription link
Request a print publication
Audio readings
Appealing GUI
Searchable
Customized layout design option
Available in multi languages
Option to add bookmarks
Text highlighting
Can clients host magazine on their own server?
Conversion quicker then Live Publications
Can everyone afford?
Reporting
Free google credits
Share with friend
Option to add and save notes


Beyond the Book: Enhanced Interactive Features
Your digital publication looks like a book, but offers so much more:

Rich Media
You can embed Audio, Video, and Slideshow into your publications and improve users viewing experience..

Hyperlinks
All hyperlinks in the publication are converted to live links. Readers can link directly to an advertiser’s website for more information.

Embedded Forms
Forms can be incorporated into the publication to receive information from the user that can be saved in the database or e-mailed to any address.

Jump to Page
Helps user jump directly to any page by simply inserting the desired page number and clicking the Go button.

User Guide / Help
The User Guide gives detailed descriptions of available features in the digital publication and answers some basic questions.

Interactive Thumbnails
Viewer can quickly see snapshots of all pages in the publication and access them by clicking on the thumbnail or page number.

Send to friend
Available upon request. If there is no subscription cost for the publication, users can read the publication and share with friends, resulting in increased circulation, audience and subscribers. Users can send links to specific articles, pages, or the entire publication.



Business and Technical Features

Subscription Functionality with Secure Online Payment Services
For magazines and other publications available by subscription, users can be required to enter a valid username and password. Live Publications manages the subscription process from collecting secure payments from the user to delivering login information after credit card validation. We support all major payment gateways, allowing you to accept credit cards and other secure forms of payment.

RSS Publishing
Through RSS (Really Simple Syndication), your new issues will be immediately available to users through RSS readers, news feed readers, and services such as My Yahoo. RSS also allows you to syndicate your content on other websites.

Maximum ROI
Distributing digitally with us allows you to lower printing and distribution costs, build a worldwide audience, enhance reader experience and increase your return on investment. With the Live Publications’ solution publishers pay a one-time only conversion cost.

24/7 Availability
Clients have the convenience of 24-hour accessibility.

Standard or Customized Interface
You can purchase a standard GUI or request a customized interface that matches your corporate image. Customizing your digital publication promotes your brand not the vendor’s.

Unrestricted Hosting Solution
We offer easy and unrestricted hosting solutions for your digital publications. Our customers are free to choose our hosting solution or they can deploy the final digital publication on their own servers. With Live Publications there are no hidden costs. Many companies offer low-cost solutions to attract customers, however, customers ultimately pay more through monthly maintenance and hosting charges. Our company delivers a complete, fresh copy of your publication with each conversion so you can digitally archive your back issues.

Reporting
Live Publications allows you to closely monitor the application by using our reporting feature. This feature allows you to record application performance and impact on your end-user. It provides the features to monitor your digital content in several ways. This helps you improve your publication by focusing on weak areas. You can also print these reports and share them with your partners or other team members.



Value-added Extras
All Live Publications products and services come with:

Marketing Services (25$ Google Ad-words Credit)
We understand that promoting your publication to the general audience is an important factor. We give our customers $25 Google credit. So they could promote their publications on the TOP search engine and get more traffic and high subscriptions.

You Digitize Your Publication, Or We Do It For You
We offer full-service production services. Our clients provide us with print ready files and we take care of the job. Coming soon - an easy, web-based program that lets you prepare and publish your publication yourself without special skills or software. Our in-house production team will be always there to assist you.

Your Publication on Futuremags.com
All clients has the opportunity to market their publications on the digital magazine portal, futuremags.com. You may also keep your publication private if that suits your business needs.

Bulk E-mail Distribution
Live Publications can send your publication to any size mailing list, whether your audience includes 100 users or 100,000 users. You simply provide a list of approved email addresses and we do the rest. [Do you provide mailing list optimization services? What are your policies regarding the list? Does it need to be opt-in? You’ll want to provide all those details here.] To serve your readers and safeguard your business reputation, we follow accepted professional standards and best practices of the e-mail marketing industry, including opt-in subscription.

Website Design and Development Services
Once you decide to bring your publications online, you’ll want to market your publications online. You’ll also need a web site to provide customer service and support to your readers – even if your publication is private, such as a confidential internal publication. At Ex-Dimension, we have been designing and producing websites for 7 years. We incorporate your corporate identity, personality and editorial into the site’s design, and optimize your web pages for search engine visibility if you’re marketing to the public. We use high-end technologies like Flash, JavaScript, and ASP to bring you the most striking, informative, and user-friendly site possible, while communicating your company’s tone and personality to potential customers. We will build a new site for your company, or simply make targeted, cost-effective improvements to your existing site. We can add interactive features to collect customer data, allow customers to email you directly, and place orders or make payments online. Ex-Dimension will work closely with you to strengthen the design of your site for maximum publicity and effectiveness.

Digital Archiving
Digital Archiving allows you to save back issues online and make them available to readers at little cost. Costly, paper-based reprint runs are a thing of the past: simply provide readers with links to the previous issues and keep earning even while the new issues are online.

Digital Tracking
Live Publications allows you to record publication performance and impact on your end-user. It provides the features to monitor your digital content in several ways that help you to improve your publication quality by focusing on the weak areas. You can also print these reports and share them with your partners or other team members.



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