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: