Resources: Learning more about the Industry

PSA is dedicated to serving our clients and interested individuals with the latest news, technologies, and information related to subscription fulfillment and its role in the publishing industry.  PSA has compiled the following resources to help everyone from novice to professional navigate this ever-evolving, dynamic industry.

AABP - Subscription Fulfillment   Alliance of Area Business Publishers
www.bizpubs.org
An organization of over 70 publications dedicated to delivering customized regional business news to over 1.2 million business professionals in the United States, Canada and Australia.
     
         AAMP - Subscription Fulfillment   Association for Audience Marketing Professionals
www.audiencemarketing.org 
Open to audience developers and marketers for print, digital, online and face-to-face audiences. Its mission is to educate and connect the audience marketing community through webinars, community building, and premier networking events like its signature CircDayLA. Originally established as the WFMA (Western Fulfillment Management Association, Inc.), it is the leading organization on the West Coast for audience marketing professionals.
     
Audience - Subscription Fulfillment   Audience Development
www.audiencedevelopment.com
A great resource for connecting media and its markets.
     
CircSpot - Subscription Fulfillment CircSpot  
www.circspot.com 
A useful, accessible website for information on circulation and audience development for magazine publishing professionals.
     
            FMA - Subscription Fulfillment   Fulfillment Management Association
www.fmanational.com 
This group seeks to help members keep current on important developments in the fields of subscription fulfillment, consumer marketing, and customer relations by sharing ideas and knowledge for improving service to customers.
     
FOLIO - Subscription Fulfillment FOLIO
www.foliomag.com
This publication is the only magazine that serves the entire magazine publishing industry. Whether you’re on the front lines of editorial, sales, design, production, marketing, or emedia, this magazine keeps you up to date on the latest trends and news in the magazine publishing industry.
     
          MP History   A History of Magazine Publishing
www.audiencemarketing.org/magazine-publishing-history.asp
The Association for Audience Marketing Professionals website shares a nice, concise history of magazine publishing.
     
          MultiPub - Subscription Fulfillment   MultiPub by Datasystem Solutions, Inc.
www.multipub.com

Providing the best subscription management system and customer service in the industry by fostering professional growth, continual learning, cooperative effort, mutual trust and profitability for all customers and employees. Considered one of the most sophisticated subscription management system available today, it has been designed to assist media and data companies that: sell or track subscriptions; allow access to members-only websites; offer both issue-based and time-based subscriptions; manage groups and site licenses; offer bundles of products: report earned and deferred revenue; do recurring billing; track trial offers; audit the circulation; manage inventory; sell in different currencies and countries; charge tax; analyze the effectiveness of marketing campaigns; and/or produce events. Its solution offers the choice between cloud-based or on-premise service.
     
          SIPA - Subscription Fulfillment   Specialized Information Publishers Association
www.siia.net
The international trade association dedicated to advancing the interests of publishers and media companies serving the needs of niche communities. It serves its worldwide membership through education, training, networking and advocacy to foster professional excellence. The association facilitates research, fosters education, shares useful tools, and has created a great network of people. The Specialized Information Publishers Association is a division of the Software and Information Industry Association, is located in Washington, DC. Issues of interest to SIPA members include: Copyright, Libel and Defamation, Sales Tax, Freedom of Information, USPS matters, Privacy, and Electronic Marketing.
     
            SIIA - Subscription Fulfillment   Software & Information Industry Association
www.siia.net
The principal trade association for software and digital content industries. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies who are setting the pace in the digital age.