Frequently asked questions
- The printed format
- The Web format
- The Premium version
- The PDF format
- Self-hosted web mag
What is Madmagz about ?
Who is Madmagz for ?
Anyone and everyone is welcome to use Madmagz: companies, charities, schools, private users, etc.
How much does Madmagz cost?
Take a look at our pricing page.
Do I own the content of my magazine ?
Yes, in its entirety, and you bear full responsibility for its content.
Do I need to be an expert to use Madmagz ?
Absolutely not. Your work will simply consist of giving a name to your magazine, insert your text, uploading your pictures – you only need basic editing skills. It couldn’t be easier to create your own magazine.
How many pages can I fit in my magazine ?
From 4 to 200. For formatting reasons, the number of pages must be of a multiple of 4.
What will be the paper size of my magazine ?
You can choose between the A4 format (21 cm x 29.7 cm) or the A5 one (21 cm x 14.8 cm).
Is the paper of the magazine of good quality ?
Yup. The quality of your printed magazine is comparable to the mags you find in your local news-agent. On a more technical level, this means:
- Cover Maine Gloss Green 200 g
- Interior Maine Gloss Green 115 g
Is the paper of the magazine printed in an eco-friendly way ?
Is there a minimum or maximum limit in the quantity of magazines that I can order ?
You can order from 1 to 300 copies of your magazine. Large quantities (1 000, 2500, 5000 copies) are also manageable for a delivery in France. See our prices here, and for any other amount or country of delivery, please contact us.
What is the typical time of delivery of my mag ?
There are two types of delivery:
- normal: delivery within 15 working days
- express: delivery within 10 working days.
Count 6 working days for magazines over 52 pages.
What does the web format look like?
You can read it online, on your computer or your iPad, just like in this example.
Can we read the web mag on tablet devices?
For now, they are optimized for the iPad. You can read the mag full screen, swipe pages right or left, etc. Here is how you can read it.
What is the Premium version?
It is an enhanced version of your Web magazine. We will be able to:
- add videos (example)
- customize the online viewer with your logo and a link
- manage the confidentiality of your mag: prevent search engines from displaying it or removing the sharing options (Facebook, Twitter, email)
- customize the URL of your mag, e.g.: newsletter.mysite.com/may2015
- know how many views your mag has.
How to benefit from the Premium version?
Create your mag normally, publish it and you'll be able to purchase the Premium version of your mag.
What happens if I add videos but I don't purchase the Premium version?
Your readers will normally read your web mag but they won't see your videos.
What videos can I use?
Youtube, Vimeo and Dailymotion videos.
What is the price of the Premium Version?
€ 24.90 per magazine.
How many videos can I insert into my magazine?
As many as you wish. Wherever you can add a pic in your magazine, you can also add a video.
The PDF format
Take a look at this example. Please take note that this PDF is not printer optimised.
Self-hosted web mag
You want to host your magazine? We provide you with the files to install on your server immediately after purchase. It costs €94.99 per mag.
How does it work?
You can sell your mag in web, PDF or print format. For the web format, your readers can browse the first and, to read the rest of your mag, they have to pay your price online. They can download your PDF after having purchased it online. Last, they can receive your mag in print format after also having purchased it online.
At what price is my mag sold?
You set the price knowing that:
- for the Web and the PDF format, we retain a 30% commission and your price should be at least € 1 tax excluded
- for the printed format, we retain a 15% commission and the minimum price is variable (it depends of the format and the number of pages).
How much do I earn from selling my mag?
You may want to try this simulator.
When do I get paid?
There is one criterion to meet in order to be paid: having registered at least 100€ in net revenue. If met, you will be paid 30 days end of month.
What happens if I sell nothing?
Nothing. We are getting paid only if you sell your mag.
Am I obliged to sell my mag?
No. It is entirely up to you.
What happens if my reader receives a damaged mag?
Provided that the facts are well established (photo), we print and ship the mag at our expense.