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Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

When it comes to link building publishers have a significant advantage because editorial content, be it hard news or evergreen content, lends itself naturally to linking and sharing. It is one of the many reasons that content marketing has become so popular, as brands in other industries put an emphasis on content development and promotion and essentially become publishers themselves.

The New(ish) Trend Of Publishing Within Publishing

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What made it most unique, was that they were going to publish it solely on Facebook. Not just a random bunch off "b-side" type of articles that weren't fit for publishing on Business Insider. The thing about this publishing thing. . Writers used to write for publishers. Publishers were the gatekeepers to an audience. Social media enabled writers (and other forms of content creators) to become their own publishing platform. Instead NewCo is being published within Medium. Yes, a full publication within this very unique publishing platform.

Stop! Check These Seven Things Before Hitting Publish

Spin Sucks

You wrote an awesome post and you’re about to get it published. Here are seven things you should check before hitting the publish button. Check These Seven Things Before Hitting Publish appeared first on Spin Sucks. You’re aware of the importance of the editing process, so you made sure to read that piece, correct some misspellings, and improve the structure of a few sentences.

Done with Traditional Publishing

Geoff Livingston

Brian Driggs asked me to discuss self-publishing after reading my sordid Fifth Estate story. While I don’t want to dismiss traditional publishing altogether, I can only speak for myself. will self publish my next book. There are several reasons, but first let’s discuss two reasons to consider traditional publishing: Prestige. Learn How to Publish.

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

published it. In fact, publishing your article is just the first step. have shared some of the most essential steps to take right after you publish an article which include: Email those who helped you write it (If you were using any expert quotes). But it’s not required to do that for each article you publish: Maybe once in a while run the tool and keep it mind.

Three Essential Blog Writing Tips for Just Before You Click Publish

Spin Sucks

But what about those last moments before you click publish? But before you hit publish, sit back and really think about your target reader. Let’s say my target reader was a beginning blogger. Someone who didn’t know  WordPress from  Blogger. She’s not ready to hit publish! What do you regularly do just before you hit publish? By Eleanor Pierce.

How To Become An Ethical Blogger

Kikolani

Therefore, bloggers should be made aware of the do’s and don’ts of blogging, both, the new and seasoned ones. Fulfilling this need, I bring forth a framework of the norms of ethical blogging to inspire every blogger, especially the newbie, to help become ethical bloggers. Are you an ethical blogger? Bloggers may define or interpret them differently. Thanks.

Bloggers important in PR

Sherrilynne Starkie

Bloggers are increasingly important in public relations, according to a white paper published today by DWPub.  Eighty-two per cent of PR professionals work with bloggers to provide coverage for clients, while 98% find bloggers useful or invaluable. Bloggers are here to stay and the PR industry is beginning to embrace them. How Should PRs Pitch to Bloggers?

12 Social Media Tools for Scheduling and Publishing Updates Compared

Kikolani

In this post, I wanted to share my findings for others who are also in the process of choosing a social media publishing tool for their business. The following are the social media tools for scheduling and publishing updates that I chose to research. They do have features that allow you to automate publishing updates to specified social media networks. AgoraPulse. Buffer.

How Much It Costs to Publish on Top Media Websites like Forbes, Entrepreneur, and BuzzFeed.com

Bill Hartzer

One of the more difficult tasks for some SEOs who aren’t great content marketers is to generate great content and actually get that content published on top media websites. Well, I found out what one particular blogger charges to get your content published on top media websites. received the info from a writer/blogger who offers these services. Website Price.

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Two Tools for Bloggers

Spin Sucks

Isn’t it fun being a blogger? The first is a super, super easy way to publish your blog for the Kindle. Yes, publish your blog for the Kindle. Here is how you do it: Go to Kindle Publishing and set up an account. Click publish. So check back in a few days to be sure you were published. You can publish your Instagrams! Your Blog On Kindle.

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Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish

ProBlogger

By James Altucher of jamesaltucher.com. I’ve published seven books in the past seven years, five with traditional publishers (Wiley, Penguin, HarperCollins), and the last two I’ve self-published. In this post I give the specific details of all of my sales numbers and advances with the traditional publishers. Image copyright photogl - Fotolia.com The rest of this article is really three discussions: Why self-publish, rather than use a traditional publisher? Why bloggers should self-publish. How to go about self-publishing.

How to Use Niche Publishers to Drive Revenue

Convince & Convert

Rather than focus on sites that provide general traffic, go after niche publishers and targeted verticals. While it may be more time-consuming on the front end, you’ll find that working with individual publishers will pay off in the long run. When you sign content-focused publishers as affiliates, you automatically diversify your traffic. So how do you know the difference?

Two Examples of What NOT to Do When Asking Influential Bloggers For a Link

Idaconcpts

Editorial in-content links, the most valuable kind of links today, are impossible to get without contacting people; even if you have a few friends among influential bloggers in your niche that you can ask for a favor to guest post on their blog or just to insert an anchor text link to the existing post, eventually you will run out of them, and new backlinks will be waiting to be made.

2015: The Year of Brand Publishing

SocialFish

Have you ever thought of your small brand as a publisher? More than ever, it is essential that brands become their own advocates by becoming informed resources via brand publishing in order to stand out. Here are four brands that dominate brand publishing: GoPro. GoPro, the undisputed king of brand publishing, uses their unique product to drive traffic to their site.

4 of the Best Blogger Outreach Strategies

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com I’ve been writing about, participating in, and talking about blogger outreach for years. My favorite posts and topics of conversation revolve around actual examples or case studies of blogger outreach done well. To complete that guide, I want to provide a wrap up of my favorite blogger outreach examples from the past year.

Bloggers: Let Your Content and Your Readers Breathe

Myrland Marketing

EVERYONE IS BECOMING A PUBLISHER. More people are becoming content publishers by the minute, whether that be: Blog posts like this one. post on LinkedIn’s new Publisher platform. It is our responsibility as authors and publishers to make it as easy as possible for our readers to read what we have to offer. Comments on blog posts. IT IS OUR RESPONSIBILITY. Valuable.

The Holistic Publishing Platform For Brands

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Publishing is going to change online over the next few years, in more ways than we can imagine. The host was Social Media Examiner 's Michael Stelzner (and, if you have never been, you should check out his amazing event, Social Media Marketing World , which is taking place April 17th - 19th, 2016 in San Diego - and I will be presenting there) along with blogger and author, Mark W. This is much more about the value of content, writing, publishing and building a true audience to drive some kind of brand outcome. blogger. publishing. Don't be. What do you think?

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

As a result, publishers and bloggers of all sizes are constantly bleeding site content to social channels in order to encourage crucial engagement and interaction outside of their homepages. As publishers continue to rely on the outside social web to foster their communities, they often witness dire consequences. Publisher Platform (P3). Have an account? Used it? hmmmm.)

Guest Bloggers Wanted

Ari Herzog

Veteran and amateur writers sent me proposals and I worked with them to publish articles that inspired you to read, comment, like, and share. Please continue reading Guest Bloggers Wanted and leave a comment if inspired. You used to read guest blog posts every Friday. Among the more popular: How Social Networking Makes Us Less Social by Christopher Roberts. The well of voices is dry.

Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come

SocMed Sean

Blogger’s block sucks more. Blogger’s block, on the other hand, is a bit more challenging. And for me, blogger’s block occurs when I not only can’t write on my own blog, but often stops me from being able to do all the other activities that come with blogging. Put something on paper or type something electronically that you never intend to publish.

What the Best Bloggers Do Right

Convince & Convert

So what are the qualities or distinct characteristics that mark these super bloggers, setting them on a plane higher than us lesser mortals? I am inclined to think that entry to this rarefied region is free, as long as you get these three steps just right. Being regular and keeping that blog fresh is one thing that nearly every successful blogger did. Last time I checked , 3.75

How To Get Results From Your Blogger Outreach Campaign

SocialFish

Bloggers are a unique breed. This is precisely why conducting a blogger outreach campaign can be the most difficult type of social media campaign. Part of the strategy included reaching out to bloggers in the nonprofit space in hopes that they’d write a blog post about the grant. An additional 103 bloggers participated throughout March. Results. How we did it.

What Every Business Blogger Can Learn from SaaStr

Spin Sucks

There is no secret formula here; these are techniques every business blogger can adopt, and their marketing counterparts can help them build it. When I was running a PR agency, we quickly discovered the fastest way to get our clients into Forbes was to have them write a thoughtful contributed article that gets published. By Aly Saxe. SaaStr Groupie. Every. Single. Here they are.

5 Things to Do after You Hit “Publish” on Your Next Blog Post

ProBlogger

feel like my idea generation is going well and that the writing and completion phases are great, but I can’t help but wonder if there is more that I should be doing after I hit publish, and wonder if you could give me some tips into what I should be doing before I move on to writing the next post. What you can do after every post that will help you devise more content to publish.

5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Creating a network of bloggers and journalists is a great way to provide mutual support in the world of online media. For For both public relations and search engine optimization,  publishing content via other people’s sites is a critical part of their everyday duties. Gatekeepers are the ones who control what is published on their site. Guest Post by  Alicia Lawrence.

The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach

Adam Sherk

Blogger and influencer outreach is an area with strong crossover between PR, audience development and link building. For publishers it typically involves identifying users that are sharing, discussing and linking to content from your brands and their competitors, and about specific topics. Finding Bloggers and Influencers. But the same general approach applies to any industry.

5 Steps to Submitting a Guest Post & Getting It Published

Kikolani

After some emails back and forth with a potential guest blogger on my site, he suggested I write a little guide on how to submit a guest post in a way that will increase the likelihood of getting it published. So here are a few simple steps that anyone can follow in order to ensure that their guest post has a higher chance of getting published on their target blog. 1. Bloggin

Meet Imogen: A Fake Wannabe Guest Blogger

Ari Herzog

On the heels of my popular advice why some people suck at emailing me requests to publish their guest blog posts, I received a message with the following subject line: Professional Copywriting for Sci Fi Talk. Anything I send over would be written with the site’s readership in mind – as long as you’re happy with the resulting material, you’d be welcome to publish it as you see fit and the content will be owned by you entirely (in that I won’t send it to anyone else, either before or after publication.). The Downfall of the Inconsistent Blogger.

My Top Posts of 2013 on SEO and Social Media for Publishers

Adam Sherk

The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach. Top Link Building Tactics for Publishers. Related posts: My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers. Publishing I wasn’t able to write as many posts as I’d have liked this year, but I did put out some things that I was happy with and people seemed to find useful.

Blogger Burnout

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Maybe not on the consumption side, but on the creation/publishing side. The major issue in social media, publishing and consumer fatigue is the brand''s/publisher''s constant desire to return better-than-yesterday metrics. It''s all a part of the publishing process. Earlier today, The New York Times published a piece titled, When Blogging Becomes a Slog. found myself feeling very sad for all of the bloggers that were featured in this post (most of them designers in the house and home space). blogger. blogger burnout. publishing.

Case Study: Blogger Outreach for Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day 2012 Campaign

Waxing UnLyrical

You might remember my telling you about this ; long story short, we were asked to provide digital support for the campaign; specifically, to engage bloggers with the goal of raising awareness for the campaign and the work that OA does to empower women around the globe. Case Study: Blogger Outreach for Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day 2012 Campaign. The project.

A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every PR or marketing person who is focused on journalists or bloggers should read this. Without further ado, this is a great story: Working with bloggers can be a somewhat daunting task if you’ve never done it before. Each participating blogger would host a giveaway on their blog, and this always did wonders for us! We needed fashion bloggers. My First Epiphany. Short.

Irresponsible Blogger Syndrome: Do You Have It?

Saying It Social

What is Irresponsible Blogger Syndrome? Irresponsible Blogger is a common Syndrome which can afflict bloggers of any shape and size, regardless of expert status and subject matter. No blogger is safe from Irresponsible Blogger Syndrome without taking the proper precautions. The Syndrome is not contagious unless you emulate an afflicted blogger.

How To Be a Better Guest Blogger

Ari Herzog

Every blog publisher wants to increase eyeballs and visits. We are open to introducing our readers to new voices by way of guest posts; but, after years of blogging and receiving email requests from wannabe bloggers, I’ve learned that a lot of people don’t understand the difference between blogging and article marketing. have two guest posts that I would like to have published. But I will still publish guest posts. I don’t care if you make a living as a content marketer or a search engine optimizer but try to personalize your email to me. Period).

Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?

Firebelly

Recently a lot of websites and blogs have made the transition from Google’s Blogger service to an independently-hosted WordPress installation. It can be a tricky process, because transferring isn’t easy when you have hundreds of posts published already. One of the disadvantages with Blogger is that it only does that – blogs. WordPress can run an entire website.

Book Review: APE – Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch

Akamai Marketing

Stay Akamai: It’s a natural step for bloggers to consider publishing; self publishing books is easier than ever before. People who could provide you the details of how to self-publish. And that is why I jumped at the chance to get my hands on an early review copy of APE-Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch. And yet. Price: $9.99

2015 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Specials for Marketers and Bloggers

Kikolani

Are you using influencer and blogger outreach for your marketing campaigns? Get 50% off of all the products at 99Robots , including 22 WordPress plugins for publishers that help with lead generation, page peel advertising, interstitial overlays, content sharing, fancy quotes, author lists, tags, notification bars, and more using the code BLACKFRIDAY50. Adobe Creative Cloud. AppSumo.

Bloggers: Would You Rather Be First Or Right?

SocMed Sean

To all my blogger friends, I would love to hear opinions on whether it is more responsible for us to be right vs. first when reporting information. As content becomes more and more valuable and as we each try to increase awareness of our blogs, build our following, and increase traffic, how important is it to ensure that our facts are correct before we hit the “Publish” button?

The Changing State Of Blogs

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meme that seems to be back in the public zeitgeist (the show will be published in the coming weeks). In the early days of blogging (I started Six Pixels of Separation in 2003), I defined blogs as a personal publishing platform that enabled anyone to write something, hit the publish button, and instantly have it distributed to the world for free (and fast). We would use independent RSS readers, web browser-based readers or email add-ons to have these pieces of content delivered to the reader, the moment that they were published by the writer. blogger. blogging.

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Top 15 Editing Tools for Bloggers

Kikolani

There are many talented bloggers worthy of admiration, but no one has ever written an absolutely perfect first draft. It’s important to maintain your reputation as a good blogger when you write on social media, so this tool will help you on that mission. Bloggers usually get carried away and write more content than planned, but that doesn’t mean the posts get better. Quabel.

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Roadmap to a Bloggers’ Roundtable

Spin Sucks

Bloggers’ roundtables have been around for a while. Here, then: The what, why, and how of a bloggers’ roundtable. What is a bloggers’ roundtable ? Instead of standing at a podium, the speakers sit by a speakerphone, while the audience—the bloggers—dial into a conference line. When is a bloggers’ roundtable useful ? Technically, it’s a conference call.

In praise of Econsultancy; a publishing model that works

Danny WhatMough

Econsultancy is a client, I’m one of its guest bloggers, I’ve been to Econsultancy events, parties, training sessions and have worked with them in partnership with several of my former and current clients. First of all, a giant disclosure. I’ve had a large amount of involvement with Econsultancy over the last few years. know a number of the guys that work there very well.