Advertising Age digital edition FAQ

  1. What is a Digital Edition? A Digital Companion Edition?
  2. What's the difference between your previous digital provider, Zinio, and Coverleaf?
  3. Do I need special software or plug-ins to view my digital magazine?
  4. Do I still need the Zinio Reader software?
  5. How do I read my digital magazine off-line?
  6. How do I sign up for my digital edition(s)? FREE digital companion edition(s)?
  7. What if I am already a digital subscriber?
  8. What is Coverleaf?
  9. I signed up for free digital edition of my magazine, but it said "We were unable to process your initial request." What's up?
  10. How is my print subscription account verified? Is the verification process secure?
  11. How do I access my digital edition(s)?
  12. How can I access a back issue of a magazine?
  13. What else can I do with my digital edition?
  14. How do I change the email address where I get my new issue notifications?
  15. What if I don't have an email address?
  16. How can I get access to the digital edition if I am not a current print subscriber?

What is a Digital Edition? A Digital Companion Edition?

You can now get a digital edition of Advertising Age. The digital edition is an exact replica of the print edition and contains all the content, including articles and advertising, in vivid color and laid out exactly like your magazine. Our digital edition(s) require no downloaded software and can be read with a web browser like Internet Explorer. With a digital edition, you can easily search for issues and content of interest, access back issues, clip, save and share pages with friends and social networks like Facebook, hot link in real-time for more features or to access advertiser promotions, and more. A digital companion edition is a digital edition that is included free with a print magazine subscription. Back to Top

What's the difference between your previous digital provider, Zinio, and Coverleaf?

Coverleaf's interactive technology allows you to view your magazine quickly and easily through your Web browser. There is no additional software required for viewing your magazine. With Coverleaf, you can also clip, save and share pages from any issue. Back to Top

Do I need special software or plug-ins to view my digital magazine?

No, you only need a Web browser to view your issue. Back to Top

Do I still need the Zinio Reader software?

You will still need the Zinio Reader to view your downloaded archive issues. Back to Top

How do I read my digital magazine off-line?

You will need to download your issue from your Web browser to your computer. The offline version requires either Internet Explorer or OS X 10.1 with browser (for Mac users). Back to Top

How do I sign up for my digital edition(s)? FREE digital companion edition(s)?

As a current print subscriber to Advertising Age, you are eligible for a free companion digital edition. Simply visit www.coverleaf.com/adage, enter your name and street address exactly as they are for your print subscription, and provide an email address where you want notifications sent for digital edition issues. The system will immediately verify with us that you are a print subscriber and will make the current issue available to you instantly. You will receive an email notice of each new issue as it becomes available for as long as your subscription is in good standing. Back to Top

What if I am already a digital subscriber?

You will continue to receive new issue email notifications. These notifications will now come from mailer@texterity.com or adage@coverleaf.com. You will want to make sure these are added to allowed list of email contacts. When you receive your new issue notification, you will have instant access to your digital edition, no need to download. However, should you choose to, you will be able to download the issue at any time. Simply click on the Download button in the navigation bar of your digital edition. Back to Top

What is Coverleaf?

Our digital edition(s) is available through Coverleaf, a service that provides digital editions of many top magazines, allowing you to conveniently read your magazine anywhere with Internet access. No software downloads are required. If you are a current print edition subscriber, you can access your magazines for free by verifying your subscription. If you opt to register on coverleaf.com, you can clip, save and share pages from any issue. Coverleaf is provided by Texterity, a leading provider of digital publishing services, in partnership with leading publishing and fulfillment companies. Back to Top

I signed up for free digital edition of my magazine, but it said "We were unable to process your initial request." What's up?

The message is indicating that Coverleaf is not able to match the subscription details you provided with our records. There are a few reasons this might happen:

  • Your subscription is new and has not yet been updated in the database. If this is the case, please try to register again in 7-14 days

  • Your name and address were not able to be matched in the system — check your print magazine label and try again.

  • Your subscription has expired — renew your subscription today.

  • We made an error when your subscription was first processed — contact us and we'll fix it

If none of these explanations sound applicable for your situation, click here to contact us and we will work with you to resolve your problem and have you reading your digital edition in no time. Back to Top

How is my print subscription account verified? Is the verification process secure?

When you visit www.coverleaf.com/adage to sign up for your free digital companion edition, we will use your email address, mailing address and/or account number to confirm you are an active subscriber. If the subscription is verified, we will send Coverleaf information about the start and end dates of your subscription and nothing else. Back to Top

How do I access my digital edition(s)?

To sign up for your digital edition, visit www.coverleaf.com/adage. If you are a current print subscriber and have already verified and signed up for your digital edition, you will receive notifications by email when a new issue is ready with a link to click through directly to your most current issue. You can register for Coverleaf online to save the current issue and all back issues in an online library called My Stuff. Finally, you can click the RSS button on the navigation bar while you are reading your magazine to add notifications of that magazine into your RSS feed. Back to Top

How can I access a back issue of a magazine?

To sign up for your digital edition, visit www.coverleaf.com/adage. If you are a current print subscriber and have already verified and signed up for your digital edition, you can access current and past issues in your online library My Stuff by registering on coverleaf.com. All current and future magazines that appear on Coverleaf will be available to you as digital back issues. Back to Top

What else can I do with my digital edition?

When you register at www.coverleaf.com, you can view current and past issues of Advertising Age and clip and organize pages to save or share. Every time you log on to www.coverleaf.com, you will find your selected magazines under the my stuff tab — they'll always be there for you. You can also share pages and content of interest with your friends and family. While viewing a page you want to share, you can click the share button in the navigation bar. You will then have several options for sharing the current page with friends and family, on social networks or in blogs. Searching is easy too. You can search by any keyword, including the magazine title, across all magazines in Coverleaf or just those in your my stuff library using the search field at the top of the Coverleaf page. Simply type your search term and click search. You can narrow your search by date, by magazine category and choose between all magazine or just those in your my stuff. To sign up for your digital edition, visit www.coverleaf.com/adage. Back to Top

How do I change the email address where I get my new issue notifications?

If you are a registered user of Coverleaf, go to www.coverleaf.com, sign in, and go to Manage My Account in the top right corner. You can change your email address there. If you are not registered, contact Coverleaf customer support and they can change the email address for you. Back to Top

What if I don't have an email address?

You must have an email address to use many of the features of Coverleaf including purchasing or signing up for free digital companions subscriptions. However, you can still browse, search and look inside all of the magazines without needing an email address. Back to Top

How can I get access to the digital edition if I am not a current print subscriber?

Click here to purchase a digital edition subscription by selecting the Digital Package. Back to Top