Gator Bait debuts new format and new digital magazine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What is changing at the Gator Bait magazine?
Starting in August 2011, Gator Bait Magazine will be introducing a new magazine format. Gator Bait will be upgrading from mostly black and white newsprint to a full-color, glossy magazine published 12 times per year. We will also be introducing a new digital magazine called Gator Bait Express that will be published more frequently during football and basketball seasons.

2. Why is Gator Bait changing the format of the magazine?
Gator Bait is evolving to meet the demands of our subscribers. As technology has evolved, the alternatives and the speed with which information is shared have grown tremendously. Today, more people than ever have high-speed access to the Internet via personal computers, laptops, smart phones and tablets. Our new Gator Bait Express digital magazine will allow us to provide Gator Bait subscribers with upcoming game previews even faster than before. Our print magazine will allow us to provide more in-depth features, analysis and commentary.

3. When will the new format be available?
The new Gator Bait Magazine format will debut in August 2011. The Gator Bait Express digital magazine will debut during the 2011 football season.

4. Will I still get Gator Bait print magazine in the mail?
Yes. If you currently have First Class or Second Class mail delivery of Gator Bait Magazine, this will not change. Gator Bait Magazine will continue to be delivered via the U.S. Postal Service.

5. Will there be game coverage in the print magazine?
Game coverage will be provided online at gatorbait.net. The Gator Bait print magazine will provide more in-depth features, analysis and commentary with possibly some coverage of big games like bowl games or the Final Four.

6. Will the new glossy Gator Bait Magazine cost more?
No. While we have not had price increases for some time now, there will not be any additional charges for the new glossy magazine style format or the new digital magazine Gator Bait Express.

7. What is Gator Bait Express?
Gator Bait Express is a digital magazine that will provide a preview of the week’s upcoming game and the all important coach’s comments from the weekly press conferences. Gator Bait Express will also cover important sports events throughout the year such as spring football and recruiting.

8. How is Gator Bait Express different than Gator Bait E-Editions?
Gator Bait Express will provide a preview of the week’s upcoming game and the all important coach’s comments from the weekly press conferences. Gator Bait’s e-edition is a digital version of the glossy print magazine, which will provide more in-depth analysis, features and commentary.

9. When will Gator Bait Express be published?
Gator Bait Express will be published more frequently than the Gator Bait Magazine during football and/or basketball season. Gator Bait Express will also be published throughout the year to cover important sports events like spring football and recruiting.

10. Will I be notified when a new issue of Gator Bait Express is available?
Yes. If you have an email address and you have registered your email address with us, you will receive an email letting you know the latest edition of Gator Bait Express is available. The email will include a link back to Gator Bait Express. So please do not forget to provide us with your email address by registering with us at: Register for E-Edition/Express.

11. What if I do not have an email account?
If you do not have an email account, you will not be able to receive notifications that Gator Bait Express is available. You will also not be able to log in to view Gator Bait Express without an email account. If you do not already have an email account, we recommend you check with your Internet Service Provider or consider one of the many free email services that are available online to create an email account today.

12. I am a current subscriber to the Gator Bait Magazine, is there anything I need to do to get access to Gator Bait Express?
If you have not already registered for the E-Edition, then you will need to register for the Gator Bait e-Edition and Gator Bait Express at printsubscriber.gatorbait.net. If you have already registered for Gator Bait E-Edition, then there is nothing more to do. Your email and password for Gator Bait E-Edition will also work for Gator Bait Express.

13. How can I make sure that I am signed up for Gator Bait Express?
If you have already registered for The Gator Bait E-Edition, you can log in to Gator Bait Express here or the Gator Bait E-Edition here. If you have not registered for Gator Bait E-Edition, you will need to do so at: Register for E-Edition/Express.

14. Can I get a printed version of Gator Bait Express?
No. Gator Bait Express is only available online. However, subscribers to The Gator Bait print magazine will also get access to Gator Bait Express at no additional charge.

15. Is there an additional charge for Gator Bait Express?
No. If you are a subscriber to the Gator Bait Magazine, you will also have access to Gator Bait Express at no additional charge.

16. Is membership to gatorbait.net included with my annual magazine subscription?
No. gatorbait.net is Gator Bait online sports recruiting website and is separate from the magazine. At gatorbait.net, we have signed a new partnership with 247Sports the fastest growing Florida community on the web. With the new partnership, gatorbait.net is now in a position to give you more – more breaking news, more updates, more message board interaction and more advanced product features. Learn more at gatorbait.net.