Digital Magazine Awards Taps Esquire Classic for Innovation of the Year

Esquire Classic was recognized today when The Digital Magazine Awards announced the nomination of Hearst and Bondi as finalists for two of their top awards, Innovation of The Year, and Best New Platform Launch.  Winners to be announced at the DMAs on November 11th, 2015

Folio: With 1,000th Issue, Esquire Debuts Full Archive


Esquire has taken a page out of the playbook of many other legacy media brands like Vogue, Scientific American, Rolling Stone, Playboy and others, by digitizing its entire archive, thus opening up a new revenue stream.

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WSJ: Esquire Puts 82 Years of Past Issues Online in New Subscription Archive


This week, Esquire is publishing its one thousandth issue. To commemorate the event, people can now pay to read every article and view every iconic photo from all issues on the Web. Like most print-centric publications, Esquire is looking for more revenue streams. And in this case, the Hearst-owned publication is aiming to turn its wealth of archival content into a new business called Esquire Classic.

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Aperture Magazine Launches Digital Archive

aperture archiveAperture Foundation is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the Aperture Digital Archive, a fully searchable online resource containing every issue of Aperture magazine since its founding in 1952. The Digital Archive will preserve one of the most historically important publications in photography, and bring it to a wider audience. “Aperture is a document of great artistic, cultural, and scholarly value,” says Dana Triwush, the publisher, “and the archive is designed as a dynamic, interactive tool in keeping with the high standard of content and image quality for which the magazine is known.”


Vogue Wins Magazine of the Year at National Magazine Awards

Vogue_Feb_coverVogue was named magazine of the year at the annual National Magazine Awards ceremony on Monday night, earning the award that honors brands excelling in both print and digital media as well as areas such as events and branded content.” (Source: AdAge)

We’re confident that Vogue’s digital archive, which provides tiered access to enterprise subscribers, print subscribers and web visitors, contributed to these accolades. We congratulate the entire staff of Vogue on recognition of their hard work and leadership.

Outdoor Life Cover To Cover Debuts, Second Bonnier Collaboration with Bondi

OL sub pageOutdoorsmen everywhere will be thrilled to hear that the entire history of Outdoor Life is now available. Every article, picture, column and feature…searchable and available.

How America’s Oldest Magazines Are Modernizing (and Monetizing) Their Archives

vogue01151928As magazine business models evolve and grow into the digital space, savvy publishers are seeking ways to leverage one of their greatest brand assets: their archives. In this recent article, Folio examines how five iconic publications, including Vogue, whose archive is published in partnership with Bondi Digital Publishing, have handled this challenge.

Vogue puts more of a premium on its archives than any other magazine. After a massive… scanning project, the brand made its 122-years of content—425,000 images, 300,000 ads and 100,000 articles—available to consumers in 2011. The price tag? $1575. That’s for full access, though regular magazine subscribers ($19.99/1 year) get a limited selection of archival content. (Source: Folio)

 Since its debut, the Vogue archive has only continued to grow, as succeeding new issues are added.


In 2014, Vogue marked their 125th year of publication.

Bonnier Launches 53 Years of Cycle World on Bondi’s Cover to Cover Platform

CycleWorld_CC – The Bonnier Motorcycle Group will launch Cycle World Cover to Cover, the complete online digital archive of Cycle World magazine, it was announced today by Garrett Kai, the magazine’s Associate Publisher – Marketing. For the first time, every one of the 650+ issues published over its storied 53-year history can be instantly browsed, searched and viewed in this exclusive offering. Read More

High Times Magazine Turns 40, Hungry for Doritos and Pepsi Advertising

High_Times_coverAd Age —Q&A With Marijuana’s Magazine of Record

High Times, the magazine about all things marijuana, is marking its 40th anniversary thisweek with an invite-only party in New York promising “drinks and munchies.” The milestone comes amid a swell of interest from readers and advertisers thanks to the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington as well as the substance’s rising approval ratings. A recent Gallup poll found that 58% of Americans say marijuana should be legal.

Bondi Powers the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine Archive

Dartmouth coverFounded in 1905 by Ernest Martin Hopkins, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine is published six times a year and delivered to over 50,000 undergraduate alums of the College. And with 109 years of history, the archive presented a unique challenge: how to showcase this rich history while still retaining its character and style.

The answer? Bondi’s Cover To Cover platform.