1st Productive Magazine launched!

I'm happy to announce that we've just released the first issue of the Productive Magazine! 33 Pages, 17 articles, 3 MB FREE PDF download that looks like this: Productive Magazine #1 Before you download.... watch the video of me introducing you to the magazine (only 6 minutes): To download, just click here! What's in the magazine:
  • Interview with the David Allen himself - the best-selling author of the Getting Things Done book
  • 17 great articles by the most active productivity bloggers in the blogoshpere, make sure to check these out!
Thanks to all the contributors and to everyone who helped me make this happen! After you've downloaded the magazine, please do come back to this web site and post your comments to let me know what you think! Thanks! - Michael Sliwinski (Editor) P.S. Productive Magazine is sponsored by Nozbe - Simply Get Things Done tool that keeps you productive when you're by the computer or with the mobile phone or the iPhone.

Posted on Thursday, November 20, 2008 (download,magazine)

Rian Orie
Nov 20, 2008 20:12
I really like the idea of a magazine that compiles the existing guru's on productivity rather than yet another blog, if it works out, this could be the one stop place to go. A few small things that I did notice while going through the PDF: It's a lot of the same. A downside to a magazine vs. a blog is that it has the readers expect more than just a compilation of (rather nicely) formated blog posts. Maybe try adding product reviews, etc. This is the first edition so there isn't much yet, but a Q&A is always good, maybe reward the best Q with a free something.. etc Again, I really did enjoy the read, just trying to pitch in :)
admin
Nov 21, 2008 15:47
Thanks Rian for your comment. As you've written, it's the first issue and we'll be carefully collecting feedback from readers and make sure we make the second one even better. Keep the comments coming! :-)
stephen
Nov 23, 2008 21:34
Hi Just saw this on Lifehacker and downloaded my first issue. One thing that would make me MUCH more likely to get future issues if I could have them downloaded automatically. Podcast downloaders like Itunes can automatically download pdfs. For example Podcast User Magazine ( http://www.podcastusermagazine.com/oldsite.html ) had a feed ( http://feeds.feedburner.com/podcastusermag ) that you could put into Itunes and any time a new pdf was posted my Itunes would collect it when it was downloading my fav podcasts. I think all you'd have to do is change your feed to show the full feed rather than a summary and then have a direct link to the pdf in a post. I could then put your feed into Itunes and then when it detects a pdf it would suck it down.
Daniel
Nov 24, 2008 04:08
Congratulations on the new magazine. Great cross-section of ideas, and something that has dropped onto my desktop at the right time.
admin
Nov 25, 2008 02:13
Stephen, thanks for the suggestion with the iTunes podcast. We'll be surely checking it out. Daniel, good timing, isn't it?
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