LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Glossi.com, a new publishing platform that enables anyone to create and share their own digital magazines, announced today its public beta launch. Individuals and brands who receive invitations to the beta product will now be able to fully use Glossi.com to publish rich media magazines across devices. A free, intuitive tool, Glossi.com empowers both casual and professional creators to capture and present ideas, information and creativity in an elegant form previously reserved for high-end designers and publishing houses. With Glossi.com, there is no barrier to entry or cost to distribute. Starting today, creators can embed Glossies on their own websites, share them across social networks and be discovered within the Glossi.com community and upcoming mobile applications.
Glossi.com is being embraced as a content publishing, marketing and merchandising platform by fashion magazines such as Lucky Magazine, iconic fashion designers such as DKNY, Norma Kamali and Kelly Wearstler, leading online retailers such as RentTheRunway, RevolveClothing, JewelMint and Threadsence, top fashion, design and lifestyle influencers such as DKNY PR Girl, PurseBlog.com, Whitney Port, Brit + Co, LE CATCH, BecauseImAddicted, The Chalkboard and Hillary Thomas Designs, shopping destinations such as C. Wonder and travel brands such as Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and The Standard Hotels.
"Digital content publishing is going through an epic transformation from being a PC-based, text-focused experience to becoming a cross-platform, visually-inspired medium," said Matt Edelman, CEO of Glossi.com. "Content is now the most important marketing asset and currency online. Glossi.com is the first platform that enables any creator to become an innovator by raising the bar for what makes content valuable."
Every Glossi features sleek, high quality output that auto renders content into page templates chosen by the creator. Creators can upload every content type - images, animations, video and audio - into the pages of their Glossi, add and format original text, and then customize the layouts of each page template to suit the creator's unique style. No design or technical skills are required. All that's needed is an idea.
"We absolutely see the promise of digital magazine formats in online content," said Brandon Holley, Editor-in-Chief of Lucky Magazine. "With Glossi.com, we're able to create visually-stunning content that enables readers to engage with our brand in new ways, all within an experience that feels native to – and supports – our print offering."
"Glossi.com is such a diverse tool for a retailer," added Lucy Sykes, Fashion Director of RentTheRunway. "Not only can we create engaging editorial, but we can publish look books, shopping guides, customer showcases and so much more. I was hooked on Glossi.com as soon as I saw it."
Glossi.com is a new publishing platform that enables anyone to create and share their own digital magazines across devices. No design or technical skills required. All that's needed is an idea! For more information visit: www.glossi.com and follow Glossi.com on Facebook, Twitter @Glossi, Tumblr and Pinterest.
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