Zinio

I’m blaming Charlotte for me finding yet another way for me to spend my money online. The other day on her blog she posted about a health and fitness magazine she loves, called Experience Life. Checking out the magazine web site I noticed that they had a digital edition and this pointed me to an iPad application called Zinio, essentially an application that lets you purchase and read digital editions of magazines. I purchased the latest issue of Experience Life for just under $2, and a 10 issue  subscription is available for $11.73. I also purchased the latest issue of Popular Photography magazine for under $4.50, and a 12 issue subscription is available for $19.50. Literally hundreds of magazines available across all genres, the majority seeming to be UK and USA magazines. I think I might go check out the cycling mags ….

A 23km ride on the bike tonight, pushing myself a little more than the last few nights to test out the knee, averaged just under 28 km/hr, with only slight discomfort. Then after that a short home workout, mainly stretches, self massage and calf and core exercises.

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2 Responses to “Zinio”

  1. morseyruns Says:

    I bought the kindle version of her book!

  2. mirela Says:

    Thank you for your interest in Zinio and we apologize for creating such an addictive app :).

    Also wanted to let you know that Zinio is now running a promo extending Macworld Event free reading Offer to Bloggers Worldwide.

    From January 21, 2011 to January 31, 2011, attendees and journalists at the Macworld Conference in San Francisco, CA can pick up free access cards at the show from Zinio representatives. For those unable to attend the event, Zinio is extending its free offer, and scheduling virtual demo’s to showcase its latest enhancements to its award winning, multi-platform accessible, digital reading newsstand and applications.

    As digital reading and the publishing industry’s transformation continues to be a compelling and popular topic for the blogosphere, relevant bloggers and journalists worldwide that profile Zinio will be able to offer free single issues of magazines, and discounts on tech magazines to their readers. Bloggers will receive a simple discount code for their fans that gives them a free issue chosen from Zinio’s massive global online storefront.

    Please let me know if you might be interested in profiling us on your blog and I would be happy to provide you with the access details for your readers.
    Many thanks and look forward to your reply,
    Mirela Cialai
    mcialai@zinio.com

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