: : : FPO Magazine : : :Creating a digital edition of your magazine is easy, with dozens of service providers out there who will take a PDF and turn it into a clickable experience. What is the difference between them, and should you bother digitizing at all? by Andrew Losowsky A screen is different from paper. It sounds obvious, but this fact is the basis of the challenge facing all digital magazines: how to replicate at least some of the experience of reading a print magazine, while also enhancing it with the functionality and convenience of modern technology. We are still in the early days of the digital magazine industry. If you do your homework and enter into the process with clear, realistic goals, then creating a digital edition could become a useful and even lucrative sideline. What Is a Digital Magazine? A digital magazine is an onscreen publication, usually accessed through a webpage and adopting a similar design aesthetic to that of a print magazine. Why Digitize? How to Choose a Provider?