42 Trending Digital Magazine Businesses [2024]

Updated: January 18th, 2023
Start A Digital Magazine

A digital magazine is an electronic publication that takes a digital format rather than printed on paper.

Ideally, digital publications and traditional print magazines are not all that different. The only difference is the medium of delivery. To start a digital publication, decide the publication’s goals and pick a topic or theme. Then, create a content strategy and choose the right software.

Looking for some examples of a digital magazine?

Interested in case studies of a successful digital magazine? Check out our full list of success stories.

1. Issuu

Chosen by millions to easily convert content into high-quality visuals and multiple formats for distribution across web, social and devices.

Where they're located: Mesa, Arizona, USA
Website traffic: 48.5M/month


2. Yumpu

Where they're located: Sare, Migori, Kenya
Website traffic: 16.2M/month


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People.com | Celebrity News, Exclusives, Photos and Videos

Where they're located: Guarantã do Norte, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Website traffic: 86.7M/month


5. Time

Breaking news and analysis from TIME.com. Politics, world news, photos, video, tech reviews, health, science and entertainment news.

Where they're located: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Website traffic: 20.6M/month


6. The Standard

Kenya's Bold Newspaper. Find the latest news in politics, business, entertainment, sports, live radio and TV

Where they're located: Sare, Migori, Kenya
Website traffic: 5.78M/month


7. Digital Photography Review

Expert news, reviews and videos of the latest digital cameras, lenses, accessories, and phones. Get answers to your questions in our photography forums.

Website traffic: 8.83M/month


8. Nation

Nation.Africa brings the Latest News from Kenya, Africa and the World. Get live news and latest stories from Politics, Business, Technology, Sports and more.

Where they're located: Sare, Migori, Kenya
Website traffic: 13.5M/month


9. University System of Georgia

Where they're located: Ararat Province, Armenia
Website traffic: 7.42M/month


10. Esquire

Esquire is your destination for the latest news headlines, culture coverage, political developments, celebrity interviews, mens fashion advice, and food & drink recipes.

Where they're located: Kärsämäki, Finland
Website traffic: 26.7M/month

11. New York Magazine

New York Magazine energizes people around shared interests, igniting important conversations on the news, politics, style, and culture that drive the world forward.

Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA
Website traffic: 14.4M/month


12. unknown site

Where they're located: Sacramento, California, USA
Website traffic: 8.92M/month


13. Newspapers.com

Find historical newspapers from across the United States and beyond. Explore newspaper articles and clippings for help with genealogy, history and other research.

Where they're located: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Website traffic: 8.41M/month


14. Flipsnack

Create stunning HTML5 flipbooks online for free. Flipsnack is the easiest way to make interactive brochures, magazines & catalogs. Upload PDF or design online

How much they make: $9.6M/year
Where they're located: San Francisco, CA, USA
Current team size: 70
Website traffic: 5.04M/month


How We Started A Digital Flipbook Making Tool That Makes $9.6M/Year

Flipsnack is an online tool that allows anyone to create digital flipbooks and has increased its business revenue by over 50% year over year, with YoY growth rates between 50% - 84%, shifting from a B2C approach and focusing more on B2B.

Janina started Flipsnack almost 13 years ago
Janina grew the business to $800K/month
Read by 8,025 founders

The Popular Magazine the best entertainment news in Cambodia

Where they're located: Prasat Balangk, Kampong Thom, Cambodia
Website traffic: 80K/month


16. Marie Claire

Welcome to Marie Claire, the site that women turn to for information on fashion, style, hairstyles, beauty, womens issues, careers, health, and relationships.

Where they're located: La Cautiva, Córdoba, Argentina
Website traffic: 16.1M/month


17. Shape

Shape Magazine: Diet, fitness and beauty features, with an online community.

Where they're located: South Australia, Australia


18. Hola.com

Where they're located: La Cautiva, Córdoba, Argentina
Website traffic: 36.7M/month


19. Free Flip Book Maker; PDF to HTML5 & Flash flipping book software

AnyFlip is a interactive digital publishing platform that lets you convert PDF into Flash & HTML5 page flip digital publications that you can embed into your website.

Where they're located: Meta, Colombia


20. digitalcameraworld

Camera news, reviews and features

Where they're located: South Australia, Australia


21. Oprah Magazine

O, The Oprah Magazine is dedicated to helping women live their best lives, delivering you the latest in beauty, wellness, culture, news, and more.

Where they're located: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Website traffic: 10.2M/month


22. Magzter

Magzter is the world’s largest digital newsstand with thousands of magazines and newspapers in its catalogue. Read them anytime and anywhere on iPad, iPhone, Android devices and the web.

Where they're located: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Website traffic: 1.1M/month


23. Foundr

Looking To Build And Grow A Successful Business? Foundr is Where Modern-Day Entrepreneurs Go To Learn From Proven Founders. Home Of Foundr Magazine.

Where they're located: Sare, Migori, Kenya


24. Runner's World

Runner's World is a monthly magazine for runners of all skills sets.

Their twitter feed is full of training tips, news, and motivation.

This account is aimed towards anyone looking to pursue a fitness and wellness journey.

Where they're located: La Cautiva, Córdoba, Argentina


25. Orange County Register

OCRegister.com covers local news in Orange County, CA, California and national news, sports, things to do and the best places to eat, business and the Orange County housing market.

Where they're located: Anaheim, California, USA


26. Digiday

Digiday creates content, services and community that foster change in media and marketing.

Where they're located: Mobile, Alabama, USA
Website traffic: 580K/month


27. The Drum

Where they're located: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Website traffic: 1M/month

28. Flaunt Magazine

Flaunt is an American satirical fashion and culture magazine based in Hollywood, Los Angeles with an office in New York.

Where they're located: Fresno, California, USA


29. Dinero

Semana.com - Últimas Noticias de Colombia y el Mundo

Where they're located: Meta, Colombia
Website traffic: 140K/month

30. Dwell

Dwell is the best place to design your modern home and apartment. Our community of professionals and design lovers share and upload their homes to Dwell for inspiration, for sale, and for rent.

Where they're located: San Francisco, California, USA


31. Download PDF magazines

Its free pdf magazines community, where dear users can familiarize and more to know about world magazines.

Where they're located: Livade, Croatia


32. Granma.cu

Where they're located: Sancti Spiritus, Cuba
Website traffic: 1.19M/month

33. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Get the latest Pittsburgh local news, breaking news, sports, entertainment, weather and traffic, as well as national and international news, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Where they're located: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Website traffic: 5.21M/month


34. Discover Magazine

Discover satisfies everyday curiosity with relevant and approachable science news, feature articles, photos and more.

Where they're located: Ghanzi District, Botswana
Website traffic: 2.73M/month


35. unknown

Read today's latest news headlines from the Sacramento metro and surrounding areas of Northern California. Stay up to date on state politics, local stories, crime and sports.

Where they're located: Sacramento, California, USA
Website traffic: 4.08M/month


36. Vistazo

Vistazo, la primera revista del Ecuador, revista digital Vistazo.com, Noticias, Política, Actualidad, Entretenimiento, Tecnología, Salud, Opinion, Vida moderna, Tecnología.

Where they're located: Cotosaz, Pastaza, Ecuador
Website traffic: 1.14M/month



POLITICO Europe covers the politics, policy and personalities of the European Union. Our coverage includes breaking news, opinion pieces, and features.

Where they're located: Ninove, Flanders, Belgium


38. Aeon

Aeon is a magazine of ideas and culture. We publish in-depth essays, incisive articles, and a mix of original and curated videos — free to all.

Where they're located: Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs, New Aquitaine, France
Website traffic: 1.57M/month


39. Daily Herald

Daily Herald is suburban Chicago's largest daily newspaper. A local perspective on local neighborhood news. Up to date breaking local and national news.

Where they're located: Arlington, Texas, USA
Website traffic: 1.78M/month

40. unknown

Follow the Charlotte Observer for the latest headlines on Charlotte and North Carolina news. Find local breaking news, sports, crime, politics, business, arts, culture, and more.

Where they're located: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA


41. NYPL Digital Collections

Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA
Website traffic: 300K/month