Guitar World has been producing instructional content for years, but how those products get bought and sold has had to evolve.
The latest iteration is Guitar World Lessons, an app and webstore launched last week that puts the distribution of instructional content in line with the consumer demands for its consumption. Users can now get those premium guitar lessons on their laptops or iOS devices, instead of by DVD.
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CEO Steve Palm explains NewBay’s second acquisition this year
Aug. 6, 2014 – This week, NewBay Media announced that it has acquired AV-IQ brand and assets from InfoComm International, a trade association for the audiovisual and information communications industries. NewBay, a publisher of leading commercial AV magazines such as Systems Contractor News, Sound & Video Contractor, AV Technology and Pro Sound News, is also the publisher of the Official InfoComm Show Daily and Show Guide. AV-IQ is s directory and resource center for the AV industry.
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The Revolver Golden Gods Awards, held April 23 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, gathered plenty of attention from the press. There are far too many articles to list them all here, but here are a few sample clippings:
From ROLLING STONE
Slayer Debut New Song ‘Implode’ During Surprise Golden Gods Appearance
Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/slayer-debut-new-song-implode-during-surprise-golden-gods-appearance-20140424#ixzz30DGknc6P
New Guns N’ Roses Music May Arrive ‘In the Next Year,’ Guitarist Says
Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/new-guns-n-roses-music-may-arrive-in-the-next-year-guitarist-says-20140424#ixzz30DGwLkij
Guns N’ Roses Could Have New Music In 2015, Guitarist Says At Golden Gods Awards
Read more: http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6069816/guns-n-roses-could-have-new-music-in-2015-guitarist-says-at-golden-gods-awards
From E! ONLINE
NEWS/ Dave Navarro Touches Tongues With Carmen Electra: I “May Get Lucky With This One Tonight”
Read more: http://www.eonline.com/news/535204/dave-navarro-touches-tongues-with-carmen-electra-i-may-get-lucky-with-this-one-tonight
Guns N’ Roses promise new album ‘sooner’ than 14 years
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/27143368
From YAHOO! MUSIC
Revolver Golden Gods Celebrate Best of Metal, Including Full Guns N’ Roses Set with Original Bassist
Read more: https://music.yahoo.com/blogs/yahoo-music/revolver-golden-gods-celebrate-best-metal-inlcuding-full-133439103.html
From LA WEEKLY
Slideshow: Revolver Golden Gods Awards 2014
Read more: http://www.laweekly.com/slideshow/revolver-golden-gods-awards-2014-41158092/1/
From the BBC:
Roger Daltrey honoured for teenage cancer work
By Mark Savage
BBC News entertainment reporter
The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has won a major music industry prize for his work with the Teenage Cancer Trust.
The singer has organised the charity’s annual concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, booking artists like Arctic Monkeys, Tinie Tempah and Paul Weller.
Presenting the outstanding contribution prize at the Music Week awards, Weller praised Daltrey’s “tireless, fantastic work” for a “very worthwhile charity.”
Read the full story here.
NewBay Gets Into Data With Acquisition
Leaves door open for future data-driven collaborations.
In coverage and in practice, the media continues to intertwine with big data. NewBay Media is keeping pace with the trend by acquiring data-driven television research firm, Ratings Intelligence.
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EXPO interviews NewBay Media EVP Carmel King on the rebranding of Digital Video Expo as Next | Video Conference and Expo.
Greater Expectations: Marketing a Rebranded Show
NewBay Media aims to double the size of its video trade show with a new name and market-specific education program.
As the executive vice president of the Broadcast/Video Group for NewBay Media, Carmel King oversees 13 print and electronic media brands, co-branded summits, custom projects such as the National Association of Broadcasters’ show daily and two trade shows. The trade show previously known as the Digital Video Expo is being rebranded this year as the Next | Video Conference and Expo. It will be held Oct. 1-3 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Convention Center. King explains the change and how it will be marketed.
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