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Virtual Publisher Book Planning and Production Software

A new era of publishing

Bringing together planning, production, collaboration, approval, delivery and even proofing, Virtual Publisher allows publishers, agencies and in-house marketing departments to control and manage all aspects of production from an easy-to-use interface.

Virtual Publisher Book Plannign and Production Software

1. Plan

Create a flat plan from an issue template and begin placing editorial and ad reservations right away. Ads submitted & approved in SendMyAd show up in the publication’s clipboard ready to be placed.

2. Produce

Once planning is completed, the flat plan is promoted to production, and hi-res editorial pages can be uploaded and preflighted to compliance with the publication’s specifications.

3. Approve & Deliver

Management can assign necessary tasks to team members for corrections. Approved ads, editorials and images are merged into final pages and delivered to your printer or outputted to digital editions.

Simplify the complexities

Region & Edition Support

Book covers, advertisements & editorials can be targeted to a specific region, maximizing the engagement of your readers based on their location.

Easily manage unique specifications across multiple titles. There is no limit to the amount of publications you can create.

Region & Edition Support

Publication production made simple.

Interactive Preflight Reports

Ensure pages meet criteria.

As materials are uploaded, Virtual Publisher rejects or flags any non-compliant materials. This ensures that the files submitted are ready to be published with no errors.

Interactive Preflight Reports
Photo Corrections & Placement

Incorporate images into your workflow.

Mark up, send for corrections, approve revisions, and place imagery into your editorials with ease. An image’s corrections can be done simultaneously with its placement into an editorial’s layout, allowing different departments to complete their tasks quickly and without delay.

Photo Corrections & Placement
Editorial Manager Plugin

Integrate with InDesign.

The Editorial & Page Manger Plugins allow users to seamlessly transfer photography, text assignments & ad materials from Virtual Publisher directly into InDesign & vice versa. Users are able to upload print-ready files directly from InDesign to Virtual Publisher, saving valuable time & increasing efficiency.

Editorial Manager Plugin
Corrections Workflow

Annotate pages & approve revisions.

Add tasks directly onto your pages or photos and deliver to your corrections staff. Production teams can then compare corrected revisions side-by-side and approve or reject the changes made.

Corrections Workflow

The must-have features to streamline your publication production

Editorial/Ad Metadata Import (CSV)

When importing your publications editorial & ad materials information, Virtual Publisher provides a fast & easy solution to transfer your data directly into the system without wasting time & energy.

Multi-Publication Support

Whether you are working with one title or 50, Virtual Publisher’s organized platform allows teams to easily manage unique specifications across multiple titles within one solution.

US Postal PAGE Certified

This certification eliminates the need to send marked copies of magazines to U.S. Postal Service for review of weight, caliper and total ad percentage. Instead, Virtual Publisher produces reports of the publication once finalized that can be delivered directly to the Postal Service saving time and money.

Signature Management

Virtual Publisher allows teams to analyze, create & dissect book plans on a signature level, with the ability to view each individually, & insert special signatures directly into the plan. This functions allows publishers easily to add, remove or reorder signatures.

Email Notifications

Automated custom email notifications keep your team in sync throughout the entire production process. When milestones occur, Virtual Publisher will immediately send users the information needed to accomplish their goals.

Region & Edition Support

Virtual Publisher allows users to easily manage issue regionalization. Book covers, advertisements & editorials can be targeted to a specific region, maximizing the engagement of your readers based on their location.

Custom Ad Size Definitions

Virtual Publisher is built to work specifically for your publication. When constructing your account, our team will use your publication’s custom ad specifications, ensuring that every page matches your expectations, every time.

Autoflow & Coverage Based Planning

Virtual Publisher provides publishers the ability to create both fixed shape & flowing editorials. Editorials can be configured to allow or deny separation of the pages, giving the publisher full control the layout & design of the issue.

Template Creation / Recurring Layout

When creating a new issue or title, Virtual Publisher allows users to easily duplicate templates with the click of a mouse. Teams can reproduce layouts & specifications of an issue immediately saving valuable time.

Custom Approval Cycles

Construct your approval cycles to create maximum efficiency within your team, allowing teams to approve pages in sequences that best fit their workflow. With approval cycles, mistakes are a thing of the past!

Editorial Manager inDesign Plugin

The Editorial & Page Manger Plugins allow users to seamlessly transfer text assignments, photography & ad materials from Virtual Publisher directly into InDesign & vice versa. Users are able to upload print-ready files directly from InDesign to Virtual Publisher, saving valuable time & increasing efficiency.

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