Magazine publishing is an art, a craft, a science and a trade, as well as a business. If you're thinking of starting a magazine, you're about to embark on a dynamic project requiring knowledge and fortitude.
Plenty could be written on magazine publishing—and Magazines Canada does publish a variety of materials to support the trade—but sometimes when you’re just setting out, all you need are the basics to get you started. Here, then, is a brief overview of what magazine publishing involves.
Please note that this is a compilation of resources that Magazines Canada has created to answer the many inquiries we receive. This can be used as a jumping off point, but it should be noted these are suggestions for starting a magazine, and that it will require more work than we have listed.
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If you like what you read here, visit the Cultural Magazines section of our website to order the Small Magazine Handbooks.
Last Update: Tuesday, August 19, 2014