Magazines Canada hosts a series of one-hour webinars focusing on timely and relevant topics to help you run your business.

Each webinar is moderated by an industry veteran, allows you to ask questions of the presenter, and is available to return to it again and again.

The webinars are economical and practical and you can even mix and match with special package pricing.

So take an hour out of your day at home or the office and listen live by web and phone. Keep yourself and your staff up to date in a constantly changing industry. Tune in!

Webinar Archive

Magazines Canada members can access the complete webinar archive in the Resource Centre. Make sure you’re logged in!

Upcoming Webinars

Mastering LinkedIn Marketing

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Join Dana DiTomaso, Partner & President of Kick Point, to learn how to use LinkedIn as a marketing platform. Dana will review how to build, engage, and advertise to your market on LinkedIn and how to extend it to your website as well.

Dana DiTomaso has spent over 15 years in the digital marketing world, where she applies marketing into strategies to grow clients’ businesses, in particular to ensure that digital and traditional play well together. With her deep experience in digital, Dana can separate real solutions from wastes of time (and budget).

Digital Storytelling in the Evolving Publishing Landscape

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

While text is still the foundation of publishing, new tools, mediums, and platforms—including websites, ebooks, podcasts, online courses, video programming, and social media—are taking storytelling in new directions. The evolving digital landscape requires a new way of telling stories, as well as a convergence of editorial, marketing, and production skills to conceive, produce, sell, and distribute them. Learn how to produce, disseminate, and foster community engagement through innovative digital stories on a variety of platforms by exploring relevant groundbreaking projects.

Jeffrey Yamaguchi is a digital media and marketing professional that leads digital transformations and audience development at publishing houses, podcast companies, and edtech ventures. He’s held key digital positions at Ziff Davis, HarperCollins, Random House, and Abrams Books, and his recent endeavors include: launching a new podcast startup’s platform and programming (Listening Booth Media); developing an online class platform (Narativ); producing a video series for the New York Anti-Trafficking Network; and leading marketing for a major edtech conference in New York (the first-ever NY EdTech Week at NYU). Website: jeffreyyamaguchi.com | @jeffyamaguchi

Building Your Brand on Instagram

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Join Ashley Cassidy Seale, Founder & Creative Director of Ruby Social Co., for a session on how to build your brand on Instagram. Learn best practices for cultivating not just a following but a community leveraging the power storytelling, a consistent aesthetic, and a bold strategy.

Ashley Cassidy Seale is an award winning PR and social media expert with over 10 years experience in building successful brands. In addition to her experience on both the brand and agency side, she has created her own online presence under the moniker Quaintrelle. She and her work have been featured by Domino, Vogue.com, and the CBC. In 2016 she founded Ruby Social Co., a creative communications studio to bridge these two experiences to thoughtful navigate her clients into the spotlight.

Pricing and Registration:

Members Non-Members
Single Webinar $25 $60 Register Online
Four Webinars
(Pick the webinar labelled “select for 4pack”)
$80 $160
Series (All webinars from July to March including
the joint ones with AMPA)
$150 $300


What do I need to connect?

For the audio, you need:

  • A touch-telephone. You’ll be sent the number to call along with the access code when you register. If you have a group of colleagues joining you, you’ll need a speaker phone.

For the presentation, you need:

  • A high speed Internet connection. (Note: wireless connections aren’t recommended.)
  • A web link, which will be sent to you when you register. Click on the link, enter as a “guest” and type your name.
  • Always test your system prior to the webinar to make sure you have the right add-ins and adequate connection speed.

How do I get the access information for the webinar?

The access information will be sent to the email address used to register, prior to the webinar. If you haven’t received the info by 9:00 am on the day of the webinar, or if you’ve misplaced it, email Amanda Raponi Hart. If you need this info once the webinar’s in progress, contact Evan Dickson or call 416.504.0274 x238.

Do I have to register everyone at my magazine?

No. Everybody at your magazine is welcome. Just register one person for your magazine and share the access coordinates with your coworkers.

I participated in the webinar. Can I get a copy of presentation used?

Yes, the presentation is available to registrants after the webinar.

Can I ask questions during the webinar?

Yes. Your line will be muted during the presentation, but a chat box will appear during the last 10-15 minutes of the webinar at which time you can type in your questions.

I registered but missed the live webinar. Is there a recording available?

Yes, in most cases a recording is available to registrants.

Magazines Canada acknowledges the support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund of the Department of Canadian Heritage for this project.