The ZEEN101 Blog

Introducing Anvil…

We’ve got exciting news. For the past few years, the ZEEN101 team has been hard at work in our super-secret underground laboratory planning, sketching, building, and refining the first all-in-one …

Leaky Paywall Version 4 is out

3 major features have been added to Leaky Paywall (along with UI improvements and bug-fixes): API integration for 3rd party payment gateways. You can now integrate with any payment system …

New Corporate Subscriptions Plugin

Let anyone with @uniquedomain.url access your content. This plugin is perfect for selling subscriptions to companies and organizations. Once an organization is setup EG: @abccompany.anything or *.edu all their employees with a …

Documentation updates

We have been working hard on catching up on documentation. Here are some highlights: Leaky Paywall: How To Change the Subscription Details on a Subscribe Card Adding Fields To The …

Apps For Publishers

“You must have an app.” No doubt all publishers have been told this at some stage probably as a singular statement of fact, rather than part of a cogent argument. …

IssueM 2.0 Released

The IssueM 2.0 release is now available on WordPress.org or by updating in your WordPress admin panel. Many new improvements, bug fixes, and features were added to help make your …

IssueM 1.2.12 Released

We’ve uploaded the latest version of IssueM (1.2.12) to the WordPress.org plugin repository. The most recent release includes some new features and functionality to improve your experience with IssueM. Front …

Why do publications fail?

Stop being in the game of numbers and change to a game of members instead – Mr. Magazine This is the publishing truth. Your publication, whether it is digital, print …

How to build a WordPress news site

Middlebury College recently rebuilt and launched their MiddleburyCampus.com news site. Their #1 point of pain was workflow as their current news site was slow and difficult to manage. Middlebury also publishes the …

Our 1st issue is available

Get on the right track with your WordPress magazine. Check out the videos in our Foundation Issue which will help make sure that your WordPress mag is setup to do …

The story behind zeen101

So how did we get here? The story starts with Dartmouth College, who needed a way to put their Dartmouth Engineer Magazine and then Dartmouth Alumni Magazine online to reach alumni and current/prospective students. As …

What is Content Marketing?

Content marketing is a hot new term in the world of marketing. And, as it is when anything new and potentially revolutionary comes along, confusion and fear about this new …