Public Relations: 2 minutes with ... Maxim Singapore

Dylan Tan, Editor, Maxim Singapore

Why launch Maxim Singapore?

Why not? With the recent spate of mobile phone 'incidents' - camera-phone owners getting bashed up because they're perving at other people's girlfriends, secretly taking snapshots - guys who want a magazine with great photography should leave it to the experts - us! Photographing girls can be hazardous, so don't try it on your own.

What can the magazine offer to readers and advertisers?

Great photography, useful information about what's happening around town, general men's interest features and an all-round good read served up with loads of humour.

What features will excite PROs?

Features that have got blatant product placements? We're still learning from Hollywood ... Excuse me while I put down my can of Coke Light and answer my Nokia phone.

How can PROs help?

Send expensive gifts, not just press releases. A signed blank cheque made out in the editor's name has proven effective for some ... Can't speak for myself, of course.

How is your publication different from other lads' mags in Singapore?

We're about 87 per cent funnier than all of them. If they want to dispute this figure, they know how to reach me. And they better have proof because we came up with the 87 per cent figure first.

Circulation: 45,000

Deadline: 15th of every month

Frequency: monthly

Contact: (65) 9690 1708


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